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Politics Apr 232020 Democrats clash over impeachment, felons’ right to vote
California Sen. Kamala Harris joined the call for President Donald Trump's impeachment as five leading Democratic presidential contenders clashed in a series of prime-time town hall meetings that exposed deep divisions in a party desperate to end the Trump presidency.
Politics Mar 05Michael Bloomberg won’t run for president in 2020
The 77-year-old former New York City mayor, one of the richest men in the world, announced his decision not to join the crowded Democratic field in a Bloomberg News editorial on Tuesday.
Politics Feb 21Gov. Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump in 2020 unless support shifts
In a Thursday interview with The Associated Press, the 62-year-old Republican raised serious concerns about President Trump's leadership but said he had no interest in a "kamikaze mission."…
Politics Feb 20AP Analysis: Sanders may not need 2016 magic to be 2020 force
Can Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders recapture the magic that fueled his first presidential campaign? To win the nomination, he may not need to.
Politics Feb 15As Democrats lean left, will voters follow?
Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, Democrats are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal to combat climate change.
Politics Jan 10Political pressure leaves little room for deal to end government shutdown
Republican and Democratic supporters are pushing the president and lawmakers to not back down despite the government shutdown.
Politics Jan 03Bernie Sanders offers contrition as 2016 aides face harassment allegations
“Of course, if I run again, we will do better next time,” Sanders told CNN.
Nation Nov 05WATCH: PBS NewsHour 2018 Midterm Election coverage
PBS NewsHour will present live coverage of the 2018 Midterm Elections on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 starting at 8pm ET on PBS stations nationwide.
Politics Nov 05‘Everything’s at stake’ on eve of first Trump-era elections
There are indications that an oft-discussed "blue wave" may help Democrats seize control of at least one chamber of Congress. But two years after an election that proved polls and prognosticators wrong, nothing is certain on the eve of the…
Politics Oct 24Senate slipping away as Democrats fight to preserve blue wave
In the closing stretch of the 2018 campaign, the question is no longer the size of the Democratic wave. It's whether there will be a wave at all.