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Debate takeaways: Warren attacked, 70s club avoids age issue

Debate takeaways: Warren attacked, 70s club avoids age issue

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press

October 16, 2019

A dozen Democratic presidential candidates participated in a spirited debate over health care, taxes, gun control and impeachment. Takeaways from the three-hour forum in Westerville, Ohio: WARREN'S RISE ATTRACTS ATTACKS Sen. Elizabeth Warren found Tuesday that her rise in the polls may come with a s...

OPINION: Don’t count out the progressives

OPINION: Don’t count out the progressives

Tristen Wilbers, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2019

The 2020 Democratic primary elections hold incredible importance regarding the future of the American presidency, more so than in most, if not all, presidential elections in recent memory. Should the Democrats lose: another four years to the populist demagogue who they believe threatens the sanctity ...

Nancy who? GOP targets House Dem ‘squad’ in campaign attacks

Nancy who? GOP targets House Dem ‘squad’ in campaign attacks

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press

August 30, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Move over, Nancy Pelosi. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the "squad" of freshmen women of color are emerging as new stars of Republican attacks against Democrats running for Congress. The tone is being set from the top as President Donald Trump bashes the four squad members with...

10 Democrats set for next debate as several others miss cut

10 Democrats set for next debate as several others miss cut

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press

August 30, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling Democratic presidential candidates are facing the bad news that they are not among the 10 who have qualified for the next debate, a predicament that is likely to spell doom for their campaigns. Hours ahead of a midnight Wednesday deadline to qualify, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced she was dropping out o...

OPINION: After Warren breaks the taboo on impeachment, Democrats need to take a hard look at strategy

OPINION: After Warren breaks the taboo on impeachment, Democrats need to take a hard look at strategy

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019

Elizabeth Warren took a bold stance in an April 19 tweet by calling for Congress to begin the impeachment process on President Trump. In the wake of a redacted version of the Mueller Report going public, many Democratic presidential hopefuls are avoiding taking a firm stance on impeachment. Elizabeth War...

OPINION: The case for saving capitalism

OPINION: The case for saving capitalism

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

The U.S. currently has the largest economy in the world, thanks to corporations that conduct business in financial services, healthcare, technology and even retail. Despite the economic prosperity that some politicians and Americans say that we have, more people than not are getting left behind. The ...

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