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URGENT – Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

URGENT – Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

(CNN) — After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders’ second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016.Sanders made the announcement in an interview with Vermont Public Radio Tuesday morning.Sanders enters the 2020 race…MORE

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders’ second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016. Sanders made the announcement in an interview with Vermont Public Radio Tuesday morning. Sanders enters the 2020 race…MORE

Amy Klobuchar’s novel pitch for the Democratic nomination: Pragmatism

Amy Klobuchar’s novel pitch for the Democratic nomination: Pragmatism

Sen. Amy Klobuchar seems willing to say one word that often goes unspoken by presidential candidates eager to win over voters: No. At a CNN town hall with voters here on Monday night, the Minnesota Democrat offered few sugar-coated promises on causes that have become popular among the party’s progressive base. Instead, she gave detail-laden…MORE

The calendar is shifting Democratic influence in 2020 to voters of color

The calendar is shifting Democratic influence in 2020 to voters of color

As in every recent Democrat primary race, the 2020 contest will begin in two virtually all-white states, with the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary in early February. But after that the next month of the primary calendar is dominated by states across the Sun Belt where non-white voters comprise a large share, and often an absolute majority, of…MORE

READ: Lawsuit challenging Trump’s national emergency at southern border

READ: Lawsuit challenging Trump’s national emergency at southern border

Sixteen states filed a lawsuit on Monday challenging President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration for the southern border. The lawsuit was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California.The attorneys general from Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon and Virginia…MORE

Roger Stone apologizes to judge for controversial Instagram post

Roger Stone apologizes to judge for controversial Instagram post

Roger Stone formally apologized Monday for his controversial Instagram posts about federal district court Judge Amy Berman Jackson in a letter filed with the court. Jackson is overseeing Stone’s criminal case in DC District Court. A photo was posted and then deleted from Stone’s Instagram account showing Jackson next to cross hairs, mimicking the scope…MORE

Trump defies every restraint

Trump defies every restraint

It’s a high bar given the wild swings of his two years in power, but Donald Trump seems more untethered to any traditional notion of the presidency than ever. A profound question when Trump entered the Oval Office was whether his unruly, improvisational nature would be tamed by the magnitude of his new responsibilities and…MORE

Trump talking about John James as frontrunner for UN ambassador

Trump talking about John James as frontrunner for UN ambassador

President Donald Trump has mentioned former Michigan GOP Senate candidate John James as a leading contender for the role of US ambassador to the United Nations, a source close to White House tells CNN. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert announced Saturday she had withdrawn from consideration as UN ambassador, keeping the position open. The State…MORE

Elizabeth Warren to release universal child care plan paid by ‘wealth tax’

Elizabeth Warren to release universal child care plan paid by ‘wealth tax’

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set to release a sweeping universal child care plan on Tuesday that would guarantee child care from birth until the time children enter school. The proposal marks the Massachusetts Democrat’s second major policy outline to be unveiled this year as she competes for the 2020 Democratic nomination. Last…MORE

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