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Warren passes Biden, takes the lead in prized Iowa poll

Sunday  04:15,   22 september 2019
washingtonpost

Joe Biden was in second place, and Bernie Sanders slipped to a distant third.The poll is the first from the Des Moines Register, together with CNN and Mediacom, to put the two-term Massachusetts Democrat in the lead, at 22 percent. Former vice... >>>

Lawmakers Court Trump on Gun Safety, With Some Appealing to His Ego

Sunday  03:45,   22 september 2019
nytimes

In a phone call with President Trump about gun safety legislation last week, Senator Joe Manchin III made an unusual offer: If Mr. Trump signed onto a background check bill that he and Senator Pat Toomey have been pushing for six years, the... >>>

Election 2020: Elizabeth Warren narrowly leading Joe Biden in Iowa Poll

Sunday  03:30,   22 september 2019
usatoday

Elizabeth Warren now holds a 2-point lead over former vice president Joe BidenWarren, the U.S. senator from Massachusetts, now holds a 2-percentage-point lead, with 22% of likely Democratic caucusgoers saying she is their first choice for president. >>>

DC statehood push faces long odds despite record support

Sunday  02:45,   22 september 2019
thehill

A Democratic-backed effort to grant statehood to the District of Columbia faces an uphill battle in Congress, even with record support and powerful allies like Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.).The... >>>

Nancy Pelosi slams Trump for sending troops to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Sunday  02:45,   22 september 2019
usatoday

The House speaker emphasized that Americans "have no interest in entering another Middle East conflict, particularly on behalf of Saudi Arabia."WASHINGON-- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released a statement Saturday chastising President Donald Trump’s... >>>

Writer says Biden called her 'a real sweetheart' after tough exchange

Saturday  23:20,   21 september 2019
usatoday

After the session,writer Lyz Lenz said as she walked off stage Biden dryly remarked to her that she was “a real sweetheart.” She told USA TODAY that she found the Democratic presidential frontrunner’s remark condescending. “It’s 2019, you shouldn’t... >>>

Trump accuses Democrats of launching a 'Ukraine Witch Hunt'

Saturday  22:40,   21 september 2019
thehill

President Trump argued Saturday that Democrats in Congress have launched another "Witch Hunt" against him amid backlash over reports that he urged Ukraine's president to launch an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden.In a tweet... >>>

Biden goes on the attack over Ukraine controversy, pledges to beat Trump ‘like a drum’

Saturday  20:40,   21 september 2019
foxnews

Former Vice President Joe Biden went on the offense over the growing controversy over President Trump’s phone call with the president of Ukraine.“Trump’s doing this because he knows I’ll beat him like a drum, and he’s using the abuse of power and... >>>

Bernie Sanders calls for wiping out $81 billion in medical debt

Saturday  20:15,   21 september 2019
reuters

Bernie Sanders calls for wiping out $81 billion in medical debtWASHINGTON — U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a plan on Saturday to eliminate $81 billion in Americans' existing medical debt, going beyond his Democratic White House... >>>

Kennedy announces bid for Senate, vowing to fight challenge to democracy

Saturday  18:45,   21 september 2019
bostonglobe

Joseph P. Kennedy III, descendant of Democratic royalty and four-term congressman, officially launched his primary challenge to Senator Edward J. Markey.Joseph P. Kennedy III, descendant of Democratic royalty and four-term congressman, officially... >>>

How Trump and Giuliani pressured Ukraine to investigate the president’s rivals

Saturday  18:05,   21 september 2019
washingtonpost

New revelations are fueling questions about whether President Trump used his office to try to force a foreign country to take actions to damage his political... >>>

'Perfectly fine and routine conversation': Trump defends call with Ukrainian president

Saturday  17:50,   21 september 2019
washingtonexaminer

In Saturday morning tweets, President Trump pushed back on a reported whistleblower complaint.The complaint reportedly centers on concerns that Trump urged President Volodymyr Zelensky to work with his attorney Rudy Giuliani to investigate Hunter... >>>

School cancels football game after cheerleaders' Trump banner

Saturday  16:30,   21 september 2019
abcnews.go

After a North Carolina high school cheerleading squad was disciplined for displaying a pro-Trump banner, the school abruptly canceled Friday's football game.On Monday, the cheerleading team at North Stanly High School, about 50 miles east of... >>>

Booker memo: May not be in race 'much longer' if he can't raise millions in days

Saturday  15:50,   21 september 2019
nbcnews

The Democratic presidential candidate's campaign manager warned the N.J. senator won't stick around without a viable chance to win.The struggling candidate's campaign manager, Addisu Demissie, warned that after weaker-than-expected... >>>

Sanders's 'Revolution' in Burlington: Working With Republicans, Business

Saturday  15:15,   21 september 2019
online.wsj

His record as mayor of Vermont shows that at times he went to opponents, working with Republicans, police and business on key issues — sometimes to the frustration of his liberal allies. “The city was run in the 1980s as a coalition between what you >>>