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'Bad idea' to pursue progressive ideas like 'Medicare for All': Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Sunday  17:36,   15 september 2019
abcnews.go

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn, sat down for a one-on-one interview on ABC's "This Week" with ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos . (MORE: 3rd Democratic debate: Candidates clashed on health care, immigration and more) Stephanopoulos also asked... >>>

Kamala Harris Was Ready to Brawl From the Beginning

Sunday  17:15,   15 september 2019
nytimes

The rebuttal sounded something like a threat. That seemed to be Kamala Harris’s... >>>

Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders commit to releasing medical records early

Sunday  16:35,   15 september 2019
cnn

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden committed to publicly releasing his medical records before the Iowa caucuses after questions of whether the 76-year-old former vice president is fit for the rigors of the presidency and to take on President... >>>

The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation

Sunday  13:30,   15 september 2019
thehill

If President Trump endorses gun-control legislation, it will take 13 Senate Republican votes to pass the measure, assuming the entire 47-member caucus of Democrats and Independents backs it. © Greg Nash The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control... >>>

NYC socialists set their sights on City Council seats

Sunday  12:10,   15 september 2019
nydailynews

Congress, Albany… is City Hall next? NYC’s democratic socialists are planning to field candidates for City Council races in 2021, hoping to ride the momentum from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s upset 2018 victory and local races like the one that... >>>

Ed Markey supporters urge Joe Kennedy III to stand down

Sunday  12:01,   15 september 2019
cbsnews

Kennedy is considering a primary challenge against Ed Markey in... >>>

Castro calls for latest claim against Kavanaugh to be investigated

Sunday  10:41,   15 september 2019
thehill

Former Housing Secretary Julián Castro said Saturday that a newly-reported allegation of unwanted sexual contact against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be investigated. © Getty Images Castro calls for latest claim against Kavanaugh to... >>>

Don't vote? The Trump campaign would like a word with you

Sunday  09:06,   15 september 2019
msn

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ashley Arentz is a political unicorn. The 28-year-old Marine from Jacksonville, North Carolina, didn't vote in 2016, and she wasn't even registered to vote in the... >>>

2020 candidates: Beto O'Rourke's record has some Latinos troubled

Sunday  09:06,   15 september 2019
usatoday

Critics say O'Rourke sided with developers while serving on City Council and backed projects that would revamp historic barrios and displace... >>>

Bill de Blasio insists he’s no Don Quixote as he presses on with 0% White House bid

Sunday  08:15,   15 september 2019
nydailynews

Mayor de Blasio insists he’s not the Don Quixote of the Democratic party as he pushes on with a White House campaign that is stuck in neutral — or even rolling in reverse. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { >>>

Bernie Sanders, Trump supporter embrace in Carson City, Nevada stop

Sunday  08:10,   15 september 2019
usatoday

Bill Herron told Sanders he lost his insurance and job. He wondered what the senator could do to help. It ended with the pair locked in a... >>>

Farm manager doubts story horse bit Pence: report

Sunday  08:05,   15 september 2019
thehill

After Vice President Mike Pence told a story to House Republicans this week about being bit by champion racing horse American Pharoah, a farm manager present when Pence visited the horse appeared to doubt the... >>>

Beto O'Rourke using Senate campaign network to aid presidential bid

Sunday  07:25,   15 september 2019
elpasotimes

Beto O'Rourke — who narrowly lost a Senate bid against incumbent Ted Cruz — is sticking around Texas for the weekend, seeking to firm up... >>>

Democrats' Campaign Travel Reveals 2020 Priorities

Sunday  05:20,   15 september 2019
online.wsj

The Wall Street Journal asked each of the 10 candidates who qualified for the September Democratic debate to share how many campaign trips they had made to each state. Here are some of the top... >>>

Despite Turning Down Inauguration Gig, Elton John Has a Recurring Role in Trump’s Presidency

Sunday  04:55,   15 september 2019
nytimes

The email was cordial, warm and deferential. “Thank you so much for the extremely kind invitation to play at your inauguration,” wrote one of President Trump’s favorite musicians, Sir Elton John. “I have given it at lot of thought, and as a British... >>>