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Schumer and Pelosi, Talking to Trump on Guns, Try to Sweeten the Deal

September 16, 2019
Sheryl Gay Stolberg | The New York Times
The top two Democrats in Congress, seeking to ramp up pressure on Republicans to pass legislation extending background checks to all gun buyers, told President Trump on Sunday that they would join him at the White House for a “historic signing ceremony at the Rose Garden” if he agreed to the measure.
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‘More united’ vs. ‘A house divided’: GOP goes all in on Trump while Democrats clash over ideology and tactics

September 16, 2019
Toluse Olorunnipa, Rachael Bade | The Washington Post
The Republican lawmakers gathered in Baltimore erupted in cheers and laughter Thursday as President Trump warned of “the dangers” of energy-saving lightbulbs and falsely claimed that televisions turn off when wind turbines stop spinning.
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The Moments That Mattered in Thursday’s Democratic Debate

September 13, 2019
Tarini Parti, John McCormick | The Wall Street Journal
The three leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination confronted each other over issues including health care in a marathon debate that featured all 10 top contenders onstage for the first time.
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Castro defends debate attack on Biden

September 13, 2019
Ed O'Keefe | CBS News
Julián Castro made a direct jab at frontrunner Joe Biden at the third debate, suggesting "are you forgetting something you said two minutes ago?"
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Democrats Do Not Speak With 1 Voice On Possible Trump Impeachment

September 13, 2019
Susan Davis | NPR
House Democrats' message about impeachment is not unified. Progressives argue they are in the midst of an inquiry while moderates say they still need further investigation before official action.
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What to Watch for in Tonight’s Democratic Debate

September 12, 2019
Tarini Parti, Jesse Naranjo, Eliza Collins | The Wall Street Journal
The winnowing phase of the Democratic primary kicks into high gear tonight in Houston when the top presidential candidates debate on stage together for the first time in a one-night event.
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Democrats diverge over pursuing assault weapons ban

September 12, 2019
Michael Scherer, Mike DeBonis | The Washington Post
The split among Democrats between dramatic action and practical politics has added a complicated wrinkle to the gun debate now roiling Washington and the campaign trail.
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Senate Democrats Try to Corner Republicans on Border Emergency

September 11, 2019
Carl Hulse, Emily Cochrane | The New York Times
Senate Democrats are demanding a fresh vote to terminate President Trump’s national emergency at the southwestern border, moving to force vulnerable Republicans facing re-election next year to choose between siding with the president to fund a border wall or protecting military projects in their home states.
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Debate offers Harris chance to regain momentum in 2020 race

September 11, 2019
Juana Summers, Julie Pace | Associated Press
Seven months after Kamala Harris burst into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination with a flag-draped launch rally and the confidence of a front-runner, the California senator is facing persistent questions about whether she can recapture the energy of her campaign’s opening days.
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