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Politics Jan 13Early state voters say they’re more swayed by basic issues than impeachment, Iran
2020 already has been characterized by a striking amount of political turmoil at home and abroad. But for many in the states that will soon begin choosing the Democratic presidential nominee, the same bread-and-butter issues that have long dominated the…
Politics Jan 07Warren’s new bankruptcy plan could spark a clash with Biden
The Massachusetts senator on Tuesday unveiled a plan she said would make the process of declaring bankruptcy easier and cheaper for many Americans with debts they can’t pay. It also would largely undo a 2005 law that was backed by…
Politics Jan 03Warren, Klobuchar end 2019 lagging top rivals in fundraising
The size of the Democratic candidates' campaign bank accounts won't be clear until the Jan. 15 federal reporting deadline.
Politics Jan 02Sanders and Trump surge, Biden rebounds in fundraising race
Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Thursday that his campaign had raised an impressive $34.5 million in the final three months of last year, while former Vice President Joe Biden rebounded from a summer slump with a respectable $22.7 million.
Politics Dec 31Warren blasts billionaires as 2020 candidates ring in the new year
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is marking one year of running for president by slamming billionaires who she says put corporate interests above the needs of the rest of the country.
Politics Dec 30Sanders’ doctors say he’s healthy enough for ‘rigors of presidency’
Bernie Sanders suffered “modest heart muscle damage" during his October heart attack but has since been doing well and should be able to continue campaigning for president “without limitation," according to letters released Monday by his primary care physician and…
Politics Dec 16Turbulence shakes Democrats going into final presidential debate of 2019
The remaining presidential candidates are grappling with unprecedented distraction from Washington, questions about their core principles and new signs that the party's energized factions are turning against each other.
Politics Nov 20Democratic debate revives clashes over ‘Medicare for All’
Like a string of previous debates, Wednesday’s prominently featured squabbles over a program that could alienate general-election swing voters who may be wary of fully government-run, universal health care and that will be extraordinarily difficult to get through Congress —…
Politics Nov 01Warren releases plan to fund ‘Medicare for All’
The Massachusetts senator famously "has a plan" for everything, but details of how she'd pay for her health plan come with far higher political stakes.
Politics Oct 152020 Democratic candidates challenge Warren on how she’ll fund ‘Medicare for All’ plan
Warren has refused to directly answer when asked how she'd pay for her proposal, and during Tuesday night's presidential debate, she once again dodged, insisting only that "costs will go down" for the middle class.