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Stacey Abrams is running for vice president

Joe Biden has pledged to pick a female running mate, and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has not been shy about her ambitions to win the spot. Behind the scenes, Abrams has been calling Democratic power brokers and asking them to lobby Biden’s team on her behalf,Politico reported Tuesday. […]
Stacey Abrams is running for vice president
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar says her husband has tested positive for coronavirus

Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, a former Democratic presidential candidate, announced that her husband, John Bessler, has contracted the coronavirus. “I love my husband so very much and not being able to be there at the hospital by his side is one of the hardest things about this disease,” she […]
Sen. Amy Klobuchar says her husband has tested positive for coronavirus
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The top 6 moments from South Carolina’s chaotic Democratic debate

Everyone went after Sen. Bernie Sanders at Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, as expected, but the senator from Vermont delivered forceful defences of his positions. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts again attacked former Mayor Mike Bloomberg of New York City over comments he is said to have made to women […]
The top 6 moments from South Carolina’s chaotic Democratic debate
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The lack of diversity among the 2020 candidates looms over the Democratic debate as Buttigieg points out the ‘7 white people on this stage talking about racial justice’

Tuesday night’s debate featured an entirely white slate of candidates, the top contenders remaining from a campaign season that started with a historically diverse slate of contenders. “There’s seven white people on this stage talking about racial justice,” former Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, said. The candidates made […]
The lack of diversity among the 2020 candidates looms over the Democratic debate as Buttigieg points out the ‘7 white people on this stage talking about racial justice’
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Watch the top 5 moments of Nevada’s combative Democratic debate

Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas was the most combative of the primary so far. The addition of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave the other five candidates on stage a new target, and they hit the centrist Democrat particularly hard on criminal justice reform and sexual harassment. Here […]
Watch the top 5 moments of Nevada’s combative Democratic debate
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Here are the winners and losers of Nevada’s heated Democratic debate, where Michael Bloomberg was skewered and Elizabeth Warren schooled the stage

Six Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Las Vegas on Wednesday night for the ninth debate of the 2020 Democratic primary. The debate was combative and punctuated by withering attacks from all sides on the newcomer onstage: the billionaire Mike Bloomberg. Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the first, and most […]
Here are the winners and losers of Nevada’s heated Democratic debate, where Michael Bloomberg was skewered and Elizabeth Warren schooled the stage
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DATA ANALYSIS: Millennials and boomers voted very differently in New Hampshire, and neither preferred Mayor Pete. The rest of the Democratic primary race could be similar.

Sen. Bernie Sanders won a narrow victory over former Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday. Using exit polls published by The Washington Post, we looked at who voted for which candidate and what it could mean for the race going forward. Young voters overwhelmingly supported Sanders, […]
DATA ANALYSIS: Millennials and boomers voted very differently in New Hampshire, and neither preferred Mayor Pete. The rest of the Democratic primary race could be similar.
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Drop out, Joe Biden. New Hampshire proves you are done.

Joe Biden has been the nominal frontrunner in the 2020 Democratic race since launching his campaign last April. But he just got pasted in Iowa and New Hampshire, states he expected to lose but not this badly. Biden’s pitch to voters has been that he has the unique “electability” to […]
Drop out, Joe Biden. New Hampshire proves you are done.
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Amy Klobuchar is giving Pete Buttigieg a surprising run for his money in New Hampshire, setting up a critical rivalry for the rest of the race

Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former Mayor Pete Buttigieg jockeyed for second place in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday night. Both candidates cut into former Vice President Joe Biden’s moderate voter base. Klobuchar exceeded expectations in New Hampshire, over-performing her recent polling and earning delegates when higher-polling rivals may move […]
Amy Klobuchar is giving Pete Buttigieg a surprising run for his money in New Hampshire, setting up a critical rivalry for the rest of the race
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Where all the 2020 Democratic candidates went to college and grad school

There are currently 15 major Democratic candidates running for president in 2020, and they all boast impressive resumés. Ten out of the 15 declared candidates attended an Ivy League university for undergrad or grad school, nine have law degrees, and two are Rhodes scholars. Here’s where the declared Democratic candidates […]
Where all the 2020 Democratic candidates went to college and grad school
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7 standout moments from the 3rd Democratic debate

On Thursday night, 10 of the top Democratic presidential candidates gathered in Houston for the third Democratic primary debate, hosted by ABC. Right off the bat, the entrepreneur Andrew Yang made waves by announcing an online raffle to give 10 American families a “Freedom Dividend” universal basic income of $US1,000 […]
7 standout moments from the 3rd Democratic debate
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14 of the strangest moments of the 2020 presidential campaign so far

Nearly two dozen candidates are vying for the Democratic nomination and each is making the case they are the best candidate to face off against President Donald Trump next year. But the ever-changing terrain of the campaign proves they are not immune to strange gaffes or awkward moments. Here are […]
14 of the strangest moments of the 2020 presidential campaign so far
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Obama’s homeland security secretary says 2020 Democrats’ immigration proposals are practically ‘open borders’

Democratic presidential candidates’ embrace of proposals like decriminalizing border crossings is “tantamount to declaring publicly that we have open borders,” said Jeh Johnson, who ran the Department of Homeland Security under President Barack Obama. Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro last week challenged his fellow Democrats on the […]
Obama’s homeland security secretary says 2020 Democrats’ immigration proposals are practically ‘open borders’
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Amy Klobuchar drew loud cheers when she reminded Washington Gov. Jay Inslee that there are 3 women on the Democratic debate stage Wednesday ‘who have fought for a woman’s right to choose’

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar drew loud cheers at the first Democratic primary debate Wednesday with her response to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s claim that he is the “only candidate here who has passed a law” protecting women’s access to contraception. “I just want to say there’s three women up here […]
Amy Klobuchar drew loud cheers when she reminded Washington Gov. Jay Inslee that there are 3 women on the Democratic debate stage Wednesday ‘who have fought for a woman’s right to choose’
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14 photos of 2020 presidential candidates when they were in high school

Running for president involves maintaining a careful and professional image. A lot of the candidates looked very different before public life. Read Business Insider’s round-up to see how 14 of them looked. Visit Business Insider’s home page for more stories. Candidates for President of the United States will spend years […]
14 photos of 2020 presidential candidates when they were in high school
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Former 2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar released 12 years of tax returns — here’s how she makes and spends her money

Sen. Amy Klobuchar just dropped out of the Democratic presidential race and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. Klobuchar’s tax returns and Senate financial disclosures reveal that while she’s certainly financially comfortable, she is not as extravagantly wealthy as some other 2020 candidates. Forbes estimates Klobuchar and her husband’s combined […]
Former 2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar released 12 years of tax returns — here’s how she makes and spends her money
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Elizabeth Warren is trying to tackle the skyrocketing cost of education with a plan to forgive student-loan debt and offer free college — but experts are divided on her ambitious idea

On Monday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveiled a highly ambitious plan to relieve a massive amount of student loan debt and make public college free for all. The plan is one of the boldest and most progressive in the 2020 debate and progressive education experts and activists praised its scope. But […]
Elizabeth Warren is trying to tackle the skyrocketing cost of education with a plan to forgive student-loan debt and offer free college — but experts are divided on her ambitious idea
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Joe Biden’s entrance into the 2020 presidential race will cause a seismic shift. Here are the rival contenders that are in the most trouble.

According to recent INSIDER polling conducted over the course of the spring, 63% of Democrats would be satisfied with former Vice President Joe Biden as nominee. Biden is the frontrunner but overlaps considerably with the competition when it comes to supporters. Kirsten Gillibrand, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O’Rourke and Cory Booker […]
Joe Biden’s entrance into the 2020 presidential race will cause a seismic shift. Here are the rival contenders that are in the most trouble.
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Amy Klobuchar just released an ambitious new plan to invest a trillion dollars in American infrastructure

US senator and presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar recently unveiled an ambitious new plan to invest a trillion dollars towards re-building and modernising America’s infrastructure. Klobuchar’s plan includes upgrades to roads, bridges, airports, public transportation, and public schools. She plans to fund the infrastructure projects largely by reversing some of the […]
Amy Klobuchar just released an ambitious new plan to invest a trillion dollars in American infrastructure
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Amy Klobuchar says her reputation for being tough on her staff makes her qualified to negotiate with leaders like Vladimir Putin

Sen. Amy Klobuchar said her tough approach to treating her staff makes her qualified to negotiate with important world leaders like Russian President Vladimir Putin in a recent CNN interview. Multiple recent news stories have alleged that Klobuchar created a toxic office environment, regularly berating and even retaliating against her […]
Amy Klobuchar says her reputation for being tough on her staff makes her qualified to negotiate with leaders like Vladimir Putin
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Amy Klobuchar is running as a pragmatic, moderate Democrat to take on Trump in 2020 — here’s why she could lose the primary

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is running for president as measured, pragmatic moderate with a hard work ethic, a no-nonsense approach, and a “Minnesota nice” demeanour. She’s generated enthusiasm and support from Democrats and even some conservatives, who believe her strength among Midwestern voters could make her a formidable general election […]
Amy Klobuchar is running as a pragmatic, moderate Democrat to take on Trump in 2020 — here’s why she could lose the primary
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Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has come out in support of legalizing recreational marijuana

The presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat from Minnesota, supports legalizing recreational marijuana at the federal level, she said in a Friday statement. Support for marijuana legalization has become a more mainstream position among Democrats, with nearly all of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders speaking out in favour of […]
Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has come out in support of legalizing recreational marijuana
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Amy Klobuchar says she doesn’t support free 4-year college and called the Green New Deal and Medicare for All ‘aspirations’

Sen. Amy Klobuchar rejected calls from progressives to provide free four-year college during a New Hampshire town hall Monday night. The Minnesota Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate instead said she’d expand Pell Grants, help students refinance their college loans, and make two-year community colleges free. Klobuchar also called other agenda […]
Amy Klobuchar says she doesn’t support free 4-year college and called the Green New Deal and Medicare for All ‘aspirations’
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Senate passes sexual harassment bill after months of dispute, and taxpayers will no longer foot the bill to settle harassment claims against members of Congress

The Senate passed a sexual harassment reform bill on Thursday by unanimous consent. The legislation streamlines the harassment claims process and stops settlements from being paid for by taxpayer dollars. The Senate passed a bill to address sexual harassment accusations on Capitol Hill Thursday, moving forward on legislation that had […]
Senate passes sexual harassment bill after months of dispute, and taxpayers will no longer foot the bill to settle harassment claims against members of Congress
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An early look at the 2020 presidential contenders

With the midterm elections over, speculation has already turned to who is likely to make a presidential bid in 2020. The field of potential Democratic candidates is crowded, while no Republican has emerged so far as likely to challenge President Donald Trump. The race has recently seen some big developments, […]
An early look at the 2020 presidential contenders
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7 Democratic women to watch as 2020 approaches

The enthusiasm behind Democratic women running for office could help launch a female candidate to the top of the party’s ticket in 2020. The potential contenders include progressive firebrands like Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris and moderates like Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo. Democratic women […]
7 Democratic women to watch as 2020 approaches