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When it comes to U.S. national security, what's candidate Warren's plan?

17 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Elizabeth Warren has jumped to the front of the race to take on Donald Trump in 2020 by promising far-reaching domestic reforms that highlight the Democratic senator's wide differences with the Republican president.

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang's quixotic U.S. presidential campaign gets serious

13 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Entrepreneur Andrew Yang knows most people initially viewed his candidacy for U.S. president – and his campaign promise to guarantee every American a basic, government-funded income – as a gimmick.

UPDATE 5-Biden says he would withhold foreign aid if countries discriminate against LGBTQ people

11 Oct 2019

Oct 10 Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday he would withhold foreign aid from countries that persecute lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as he joined eight other Democratic presidential candidates at a forum on LGBTQ issues.

Democrat Warren swears off high-dollar fundraisers if she gets presidential nomination

09 Oct 2019

NEW YORK U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren vowed to abstain from high-dollar fundraisers if she becomes the Democratic presidential nominee in 2020, extending into the general election campaign her promise not to hold such events during the primary season.

U.S. Democratic presidential contender Warren vows to pursue 'environmental justice'

09 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren vowed on Wednesday to protect minority- and low-income communities from the effects of pollution and climate change, arguing that vulnerable populations had suffered for decades because of federal inaction.

Sensing shift, Democratic presidential candidates vow action on gun violence

03 Oct 2019

LAS VEGAS Democratic presidential contenders on Wednesday vowed to pursue far-reaching limits on guns, tackling an issue that has become a top concern for their party's voters.

Democratic presidential contender Warren outlines proposed 'lobbying' tax

02 Oct 2019

LAS VEGAS Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday proposed taxing any corporation or organization that spends more than $500,000 annually in lobbying the federal government, expanding on her plan she has said would "end lobbying as we know it."

U.S. Democratic presidential contender Warren outlines proposed 'lobbying' tax

02 Oct 2019

LAS VEGAS, Oct 2 U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday proposed taxing any corporation or organization that spends more than $500,000 annually in lobbying the federal government, expanding on her plan she has said would "end lobbying as we know it."

Democratic presidential candidate Warren beefs up anti-corruption plan

27 Sep 2019

BEDFORD, N.H. Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, whose sweeping anti-corruption plan has powered her ascendant presidential campaign, stepped up her offensive on Friday, vowing to increase funding for congressional research to reduce corporate lobbyists' political sway.

U.S. presidential candidate Booker says he will bolster worker rights, hike taxes on rich

18 Sep 2019

NEW YORK Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker on Wednesday said he would increase worker protections, strengthen labor unions and significantly raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans as part of a broad workers' rights plan.

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