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  • Donald Trump Aug 28, 2019

    Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of Presidential Race

    The New York senator had not qualified for the next round of Democratic debates

  • Donald Trump Aug 28, 2019

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Ends Once-Promising Presidential Bid

    Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand dropped out of the presidential race Wednesday, abruptly ending a campaign that once looked poised to ride strong #MeToo credentials to formidability but instead collapsed amid surprisingly low polling and major fundraising struggles. “I know this isn’t the result that we wanted,” the 52-year-old New York senator said in an online video in which she didn’t endorse...

  • author Jul 17, 2019

    Here’s Who Qualified for the Second Democratic Debate

    The Democratic National Committee and CNN announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates invited to participate in the second Democratic presidential primary debate. Qualifying were: Sen. Michael Bennet; Vice President Joe Biden; Sen. Cory Booker; Gov. Steve Bullock; South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg; former housing secretary Julian Castro; Mayor Bill de Blasio; Rep. John Delaney; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand;...

  • Donald Trump Apr 22, 2019

    A Trump Fed Choice Steps Aside, and Another Faces New Doubts

    President Donald Trump’s efforts to reshape the Federal Reserve stumbled on Monday, with one of his potential nominees for the Fed’s board withdrawing from consideration and another being enveloped by fresh doubts. Herman Cain, a former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, asked to be taken out of the running for an influential post at the U.S. central bank, Trump tweeted. Cain...

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2018

    Women Elected in Record Numbers in State Legislative Races

    Women’s winning streak in this year’s elections has extended to statehouses across the country. More than 2,000 women will serve in state legislatures when those chambers convene for their upcoming sessions, representing roughly a quarter of all state lawmakers across the country. That mark will eclipse the record of 1,875 who served this year, according to reports Thursday from the...

  • Donald Trump Oct 8, 2018

    Fact Check: Trump’s Escalating Exaggerations on Blumenthal

    Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Marine Corps reservist during the Vietnam War, wrongly claimed years ago that he “served in Vietnam” and once spoke of the mistreatment of Vietnam veterans “when we returned.” Those misstatements are fair game for his political opponents to criticize. But President Donald Trump has stretched the facts about Blumenthal’s misstatements to absurd lengths.

  • Mexico Jun 26, 2018

    4 Candidates Vow to Transform Mexico: Here’s a Cheat Sheet to Mexico’s 2018 Presidential Elections

    Candidates for the Mexican presidency have over the last four months attacked one another relentlessly over financial and other scandals while delivering a message of hope: pledging to end corruption, stand up to U.S. President Donald Trump, and above all find peace after years of exceptional violence. Each of the four men running is promising that his presidency will be...

  • Massachusetts Jan 18, 2017

    Barbara Bush, Wife of One President and Mother of Another, Dies

    Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92. Mrs. Bush brought a grandmotherly style to buttoned-down Washington, often appearing in her trademark fake pearl chokers and displaying no vanity about her white...

  • Facebook Mar 26, 2018

    Doctored Photo Smears Parkland Survivor Emma Gonzalez

    People on both sides of the gun control debate took to social media after a doctored animation and photo appeared to show one of the most prominent survivors of the Florida school shooting tearing up the Constitution. The image of Emma Gonzalez was doctored from “Teen Vogue” in which she ripped up a shooting range target. The doctored animation, and...

  • Maine Mar 16, 2018

    Maine GOP Candidate Who Mocked Parkland Drops Out

    A Republican Maine House candidate now has an opponent after he used Twitter to attack two students who survived a shooting at a Florida high school, calling one of them a “skinhead lesbian” and the other a “bald-faced liar.”

  • Donald Trump Feb 5, 2016

    Clinton, Sanders Tangle in First One-on-One Debate

    Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an “artful smear” while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of the political establishment. The two Democrats kept up a markedly more contentious tone than when they last debated before the year’s presidential voting began in Iowa, and...

  • Donald Trump Feb 5, 2016

    Recap: Democrats Duke it Out

    Hillary Clinton is way behind in the latest New Hampshire polls, and she came out swinging in last night’s Democratic Debate.

  • Hillary Clinton Feb 3, 2016

    Democrats Add 4 More Debates to Presidential Calendar

    Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will face off in four more debates under an agreement reached by the campaigns and the national party on Wednesday. The additional debates will held in Flint, Michigan on March 6, and two other cities in April and May, with details to be determined later. Clinton has sought a debate in Flint...

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