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Politics Oct 04Warren raises $24.6 million, largely from small donors
The Massachusetts senator's haul is just less than the $25.3 million her chief liberal rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders raised.
Politics Sep 30Sanders calls for ‘income inequality’ tax on businesses
Sen. Bernie Sanders' proposal would raise taxes 0.5 percentage points on companies paying top executives more than 50 times the median salaries of workers.
Politics Sep 22Sanders heading to Warren’s native state for Comanche event
LAWTON, Okla. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is focusing on reliably Republican Oklahoma with an appearance before the largest annual gathering of the Comanche Nation in the state where rival Elizabeth Warren was born. Sanders’ visit may remind some…
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 12Beto O’Rourke’s vow to ban certain weapons draws praise from debate rivals
In the wake of the El Paso shooting, O'Rourke has remade his presidential bid. But praise from his presidential rivals may indicate that they no longer see him as a serious threat.
Politics Sep 11O’Rourke reboots campaign, looking to recapture early enthusiasm
Beto O'Rourke is pursuing the go-anywhere, freewheeling style that made him a Democratic star last year while nearly upsetting Sen. Ted Cruz.
Politics Aug 28Sen. Gillibrand is ending her 2020 presidential bid
Gillibrand was appointed to the Senate in 2009 to fill the seat vacated by Hillary Clinton.
Politics Aug 27GOP likely to create hurdles for Trump primary challengers
"Never Trump" Republicans who plan to compete with Trump for the GOP nomination could face serious opposition from within their own party.
Politics Aug 15O’Rourke restarts presidential campaign after El Paso shooting
The former Texas congressman put his campaign on hold after the Aug. 3 shooting at a Walmart in El Paso.
Politics Jul 05Beto O’Rourke’s rich father-in-law has both helped and complicated his career
The 2020 presidential candidate might never have made it on the national stage without the help of William Sanders, the intensely private tycoon who is also O'Rourke's father-in-law.