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Harris gets personal, delivers civil rights blow to Biden

Harris gets personal, delivers civil rights blow to Biden

Will Weissert, Associated Press

June 28, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris spoke slowly but bluntly as she stared at Joe Biden, then began treating him as a hostile witness. The former prosecutor turned California senator started by saying she didn't think the former vice president was racist. But she criticized him for recently defendi...

Health care, immigration top issues at Democrats’ 1st debate

Health care, immigration top issues at Democrats’ 1st debate

Juana Summers and Steve Peoples, Associated Press

June 27, 2019

MIAMI (AP) — Ten Democrats railed against a national economy and a Republican administration they argued exist only for the rich as presidential candidates debated onstage for the first time in the young 2020 season, embracing inequality as a defining theme in their fight to deny President Donald Trump...

Buttigieg’s high college debt draws attention to the issue

Buttigieg’s high college debt draws attention to the issue

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press

June 9, 2019

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg knows firsthand the burden of six-figure student loan debt. He and his husband, Chasten, are far from alone, though, and their personal college indebtedness is helping to keep the issue on the national stage. With loans totaling...

And then there were 20

And then there were 20

Paul Gordon, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2019

The 2020 Democratic presidential race has already begun and the selection field is up to 20, with more likely to join in ahead of next year’s state primaries. There is a long road until the election a year and a half from now and candidates are on the move to make the short list. Ben Fisher, a contributing writer...

Republican primary contender Bill Weld: Who is he?

Republican primary contender Bill Weld: Who is he?

Gianfranco Ocampo, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2019

When former two-term Massachusetts Gov. William Weld announced in February that he was forming a presidential exploratory committee, it seemed to indicate that the 73-year-old self-described libertarian would be the first to challenge incumbent President Donald Trump in the 2020 Republican primary. ...

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