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Politics Oct 07As impeachment looms, GOP revolts against Trump on Syria
A chief Trump loyalist in Congress called the move "unnerving to the core." An influential figure in conservative media condemned it as "a disaster." And Trump's former top NATO envoy said it was "a big mistake" that would threaten the…
Politics Sep 16Warren unveils plan to crack down on government corruption
Warren's plan would ban lobbyists from many fundraising activities, tighten limits on politicians accepting gifts for government actions and bar senior officials and members of Congress from serving on nonprofit boards.
Politics Sep 12Biden, Sanders, Warren spar over health care in 3rd Democratic debate
An aggressive Joe Biden defended his health care plan against liberal rivals Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in Thursday night's presidential debate.
Politics Sep 03Democrats still divided on future of party as 2020 race enters next phase
Nine months into the first year of the 2020 campaign season, Democrats are no closer to resolving the big questions dividing their party by race, generation and ideology than they were on the day of Trump's inauguration.
Politics Aug 23Billionaire, conservative donor David Koch dies at age 79
Together with David's older brother, Charles, the Kochs were best known for building a vast political network for conservative causes.
Politics Aug 01Democrats’ divisions test Biden’s front-runner strength
Some of the Democratic presidential contenders dug in their heels with unsupported rhetoric about immigration, the economy and more Wednesday night as they scrambled to stay in contention for the winnowed-down debates to come. Here's at look at their claims.
Politics Jul 19Democrats divided on how to beat Trump in 2020 as race debate takes center stage
Trump's escalating exploitation of racism puts the rawest divide in American life squarely on the ballot in 2020.
Politics Jul 18Trump leans on issue of race in 2020 reelection bid
Not since George Wallace's campaign in 1968 has a presidential candidate — and certainly not an incumbent president — put racial polarization at the center of his call to voters.
Politics Jul 012020 presidential candidates at risk of being cut from debates
Short on support and money and bound by tough party rules, once soaring politicians may soon be seen as also-rans.
Politics Jun 26WATCH: Democratic presidential candidates face off in first 2020 debate
The lineup for the first two-hour session on Wednesday featured Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar, Julián Castro, Bill de Blasio, John Delaney, Tulsi Gabbard, Tim Ryan and Jay Inslee.