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Democratic 2020 contenders condemn Trump for spreading Epstein conspiracy theories

12 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential contenders Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker slammed U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday for promoting unfounded conspiracy theories about the apparent suicide of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein in his New York jail cell. | Video

Factbox: Presidential candidates back gun restrictions in wake of mass shootings

07 Aug 2019

Democratic presidential candidates have demanded action on proposals to curtail gun violence in the aftermath of two mass shootings that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio over the weekend.

U.S. Democratic candidates Biden and Harris chafe at debate limits

02 Aug 2019

DETROIT U.S. Democratic presidential rivals Joe Biden and Kamala Harris expressed frustration on Thursday with a debate format they said left them little time to explain their views and led to the combative exchanges featured in the first two debate rounds.

Biden faces fierce attacks, fights back in combative Democratic debate

02 Aug 2019

DETROIT Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden came under heavy fire over healthcare, immigration and criminal justice reform on Wednesday, but fought back against a stage full of rivals eager to knock him off his perch during a contentious debate. | Video

After debate, U.S. Democrats will try to gain traction

01 Aug 2019

DETROIT, Aug 1 Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden survived another debate night of sustained criticism, while many of his rivals for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination leave Detroit hoping they did enough to keep their bids alive.

Sanders and Warren defend progressive policies against attacks in U.S. Democratic debate

31 Jul 2019

DETROIT Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offered an unabashed defense of their progressive policies during a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, as their more moderate rivals criticized their proposals as unrealistic and politically untenable. | Video

Biden and Harris to square off in Round 2 of Democratic presidential debate

31 Jul 2019

DETROIT, July 31 Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris will stage a rematch of last month's explosive debate confrontation during Round 2 on Wednesday, with a re-energized Biden promising a more aggressive approach.

UPDATE 5-Sanders and Warren defend progressive policies against attacks in U.S. Democratic debate

31 Jul 2019

DETROIT, July 30 Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offered an unabashed defense of their progressive policies during a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, as their more moderate rivals criticized their proposals as unrealistic and politically untenable.

Sanders, Warren take center stage as 2020 Democratic debates enter second round

30 Jul 2019

DETROIT, July 30 Progressive allies Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren headline the first night of the second Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday, with eight other contenders aiming for a breakout performance that could propel them into the top tier of the White House race.

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform

25 Jul 2019

DETROIT Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming Newark's "stop and frisk" policing when Booker was mayor.

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