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Warren tests 2020 message with black voters in U.S. South

19 Mar 2019

CLEVELAND, Miss. U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren was walking down a street in the town of Cleveland in the rural Mississippi Delta on Monday when she stopped to examine a small home's sagging roof. | Video

Warren calls for scrapping U.S. electoral college in 2020 televised town hall

19 Mar 2019

GREENVILLE, Miss. Senator Elizabeth Warren, one of more than a dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday called for the scrapping of the electoral college, the method used to elect U.S. presidents.

Trump vows 'VETO!' after bipartisan U.S. Senate rebuke on wall

15 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday rebuked President Donald Trump by voting to end his border emergency declaration, as 12 Republicans joined Democrats to deliver a second blow in as many days to the president, who quickly pledged a veto. | Video

Democrats support expanding Medicare, with some caveats that could matter to voters

14 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/ST. GEORGE, S.C. After launching his 2020 presidential bid last week, John Hickenlooper took a different stance on establishing a "Medicare-for-all" government health insurance program than many of his Democratic competitors.

U.S. Senate Republican delivers blow to Trump border emergency

13 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate appeared poised to pass a proposal to terminate President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency at the southern border, despite his threat to veto the measure and heavy lobbying of his fellow Republicans.

Labor unions wield increased clout in crowded Democratic 2020 race

12 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is weighing a 2020 presidential bid, will find a friendly audience on Tuesday when he addresses a meeting of the International Association of Firefighters in Washington.

Debate over anti-Semitism charges exposes divide in Democratic Party

08 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives approved a broad resolution condemning bigotry on Thursday after remarks by a Democratic member that some viewed as anti-Semitic exposed an ideological and generational rift in the party. | Video

U.S. House takes aim at loose gun-sale checks; passes second bill

28 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a second bill in as many days to toughen background checks for gun purchases, but both bills were likely to face opposition from the Republican-controlled Senate and the White House.

U.S. House approves expanded background checks for gun sales

28 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill that would expand background checks for gun sales to include firearm purchases at gun shows and over the internet, a measure likely to face Senate and White House opposition. | Video

U.S. House approves expanded background checks for gun sales

27 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON, Feb 27 The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill that would expand background checks for gun sales to include firearm purchases at gun shows and over the internet, a measure likely to face Senate and White House opposition.

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