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In Crowded 2020 Democratic Field, a Clear Top Tier Emerges

In Crowded 2020 Democratic Field, a Clear Top Tier Emerges

By Julie Pace and Steve Peoples | Jul 18
No votes have been cast in the Democratic presidential nominating contest, but the winnowing has begun.

Trump Leans on Issue of Race in Bid for a 2nd Term in 2020

Trump Leans on Issue of Race in Bid for a 2nd Term in 2020

By Steve Peoples and Zeke Miller | Jul 18
President Donald Trump has placed racial animus at the center of his reelection campaign, and even some of his critics believe it could deliver him a second term.

Watch: Out Billionaire Peter Thiel Says Warren is the Most 'Dangerous' 2020 Candidate

Watch: Out Billionaire Peter Thiel Says Warren is the Most 'Dangerous' 2020 Candidate

Jul 16
Openly gay tech billionaire and avid Donald Trump supporter Peter Thiel said that Elizabeth Warren is the most "dangerous" Democratic presidential hopeful.

Trump Tweets Send Stinging Message to Countless Americans

Trump Tweets Send Stinging Message to Countless Americans

By Errin Haines Whack | Jul 16
For countless Americans, Trump's words on Sunday sent a stinging message that they are not fully welcome in their own country. But this time, they came not from a stranger or even a political candidate, but straight from the occupant of the Oval Office.

Democratic Money Jitters Ease After Big Second Quarter Haul

Democratic Money Jitters Ease After Big Second Quarter Haul

By Brian Slodysko | Jul 15
Some big fundraising hauls by Democrats are easing worries that lackluster totals last quarter were a sign the party would struggle to stockpile cash for the general election fight with President Donald Trump.

North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

Jul 15
A North Carolina state court trial on whether legislative districts are illegal partisan gerrymanders starts just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it wasn't the purview of federal courts to decide if boundaries are politically unfair.

Biden Cancer Nonprofit Suspends Operations Indefinitely

Biden Cancer Nonprofit Suspends Operations Indefinitely

By Stephen Braun | Jul 15
A nonprofit foundation set up by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that relied on health care world partnerships to speed a cure for cancer has suspended its operations, it announced Monday.

In Biden and Buttigieg, Dems Confront Generational Divide

In Biden and Buttigieg, Dems Confront Generational Divide

By Julie Pace | Jul 15
Amy McInerney at first saw Joe Biden as Democrats' best hope to beat President Donald Trump — an experienced politician with the potential to peel off some of Trump's working-class supporters. Then she heard Pete Buttigieg speak.

Climate Change Forum Loses Sponsor Over Buttigieg Story

Climate Change Forum Loses Sponsor Over Buttigieg Story

By Elana Schor | Jul 13
A planned forum on climate change for Democratic presidential candidates is short of several major sponsors after one backer published a vulgar and homophobic story related to gay presidential contender Pete Buttigieg.

Dem Infighting on Race Spills into 2020 Presidential Contest

Dem Infighting on Race Spills into 2020 Presidential Contest

By Steve Peoples | Jul 13
The highly public, racially charged rift between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a clutch of freshmen congresswomen led by Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez has spilled into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest.

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