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Principles or power? Virginia political scandal a test for Democrats

07 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON The spiralling political crisis in Virginia, which threatens to take out three top state Democrats with racial scandals or sexual assault accusations, poses a stiff test for a party thriving on its growing strength with women and minorities.

Principles or power? Virginia political scandal a test for Democrats

07 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON The spiraling political crisis in Virginia, which threatens to take out three top state Democrats with racial scandals or sexual assault accusations, poses a stiff test for a party thriving on its growing strength with women and minorities.

Despite bipartisan sheen, Trump's speech spoke to his base

06 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON Even as he appealed for unity, President Donald Trump made it clear in his State of the Union address on Tuesday that his idea of common ground is having Democrats back his policy agenda and stop investigating his administration. | Video

Despite bipartisan sheen, Trump's speech spoke to his base

06 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON Even as he appealed for unity, President Donald Trump made it clear in his State of the Union address on Tuesday that his idea of common ground is having Democrats back his policy agenda and stop investigating his administration. | Video

Democrat Elizabeth Warren apologizes to Cherokee Nation for DNA test

02 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren has apologized to the Cherokee Nation for taking a DNA test in a widely criticized effort to prove her claims to Native American ancestry, the tribe said on Friday. | Video

Ohio liberal Sherrod Brown ponders place in 2020 Democratic race

31 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON Ohio's Sherrod Brown faces a vexing question: In a 2020 Democratic presidential race already crowded with some of the party's biggest progressive stars, is there room for his perpetually rumpled brand of blue-collar populism? | Video

Trump delays State of the Union Address until shutdown ends

24 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said in a late night Tweet on Wednesday that he would delay a State of the Union address until the government shutdown was over, responding to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's move to obstruct his plans for the speech. | Video

Gay Indiana mayor joins field of Democratic presidential hopefuls

23 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON Pete Buttigieg, the Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, launched an underdog 2020 bid for the White House on Wednesday, aiming to stand out as a problem-solving Midwestern outsider who would be the first openly gay nominee of a major U.S. political party.

Democratic U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House race

21 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON First-term Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising party star and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, launched her 2020 campaign for the White House on Monday by touting her experience as a prosecutor. | Video

Democrat Warren takes economic message to Iowa in kickoff to 2020 race

06 Jan 2019

SIOUX CITY, Iowa Senator Elizabeth Warren informally kicked off the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating fight on a weekend visit to Iowa, condemning the corrupting influence of money on politics and lamenting lost economic opportunities for working families. | Video

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