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Julián Castro qualifies for September presidential debates

7 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in September in Houston.
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Democrat Warren wants to repeal 1994 crime bill, end cash bail

11 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday proposed sweeping changes to federal and state criminal justice systems, including ending cash bail...
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Elizabeth Warren campaigns for a 2nd day in Minnesota

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is campaigning for a second day in Minnesota, the home turf of fellow candidate Amy Klobuchar and a state that President...
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Soft Levels of Support Mark This Year's Dem Primary

3 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Pollsters say one of the most striking characteristics of this cycle's Democratic presidential primary is the relatively soft support for top-tier candidates, even after an...
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Jill Biden urges support for husband even if other Democrats are ‘better' on the issues

3 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The wife of the former vice president sought to make the case for her husband's “electability” during a campaign stop in the nation's first primary state.
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House Speaker Pelosi Opposes Rep. Green's Push To Impeach Trump

4 hours ago   |   NPR

Texas Rep. Al Green was one of the first House Democrats to call for impeaching President Trump. He's trying to turn up the heat on the issue over the summer, but most of his...
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Could the public do better than Congress to control the deficit?

4 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

In our survey, both Republicans and Democrats would cut the deficit by raising taxes.
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Don't Fall for Omar and Tlaib's Lies About Israel

4 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Nearly everything Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib said in their two-woman production of 'Israel is Evil' on Monday was untrue.
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‘No one is building those bridges': Dem primary sideswipes rural outreach

‘No one is building those bridges': Dem primary sideswipes rural outreach

6 hours ago   |   Politico

DES MOINES, Iowa - As Democratic presidential candidates descended on the Iowa State Fair, a plane buzzed overhead, an ominous warning fluttering behind it on a banner: “Focus...
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Elizabeth Warren's First Campaign Event In Minnesota Draws Her Biggest Crowd Yet

Elizabeth Warren's First Campaign Event In Minnesota Draws Her Biggest Crowd Yet

10 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

About 12,000 people showed up at the Democratic presidential hopeful's town hall at Macalester College in St. Paul, according to her campaign.
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Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In Their Absence

“I call on all of you to go. The occupation is real. Barring members of Congress from seeing it does not make it go away,” Rep. Omar said. Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red...

Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red Flag Laws

People are hotly divided about many gun restrictions - but not on extreme risk protection orders. They allow police to temporarily take guns from people seen to be a risk to... Read more ...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Meant To Curb Deadly Police Shootings

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Meant To Curb Deadly Police Shootings

The new law raises the standards for police officers' use of force. Read more ...

Omar, Tlaib denounce Israel over travel restrictions

Omar, Tlaib denounce Israel over travel restrictions

Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib continued to criticize Israel Monday, slamming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for barring the two lawmakers from visiting last week over... Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Over Trump's Abortion 'Gag...

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Over Trump's Abortion 'Gag Rule'

After President Donald Trump's administration put restrictions on Title X money, Planned Parenthood decided to stop taking the funding. Read more ...

Barr Doesn't Mention Epstein, but Reassigns Prisons Chief

Barr Doesn't Mention Epstein, but Reassigns Prisons Chief

Attorney General Bill Barr has made another staff-related move in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's suicide. Barr on Monday announced that federal Bureau of Prisons Acting Director... Read more ...

'I Am Sorry': Warren's Message at Native American Forum

'I Am Sorry': Warren's Message at Native American Forum

Elizabeth Warren addressed a presidential forum on Native American issues in Iowa on Monday and didn't try to avoid the elephant in the room. "Like anyone who's being honest... Read more ...

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor. Read more ...

Michigan emerges as crucial battleground in fight for the Senate

Michigan emerges as crucial battleground in fight for the Senate

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Democrat Gary Peters, a bearded, buttoned-down genial Midwesterner who could easily pass for the investment adviser he once was, is known in the Senate... Read more ...