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O’Rourke says he ‘absolutely’ plans to stay in politics

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) made his first public remarks since ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination this week.During a call with supporters Thursday night, the former Texas ...

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Julián Castro to lay off New Hampshire, South Carolina teams

Julián Castro’s campaign will fire its staff in New Hampshire and South Carolina, an official familiar with the campaign told POLITICO. The campaign notified the state teams on Monday and ...

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2020 Dems critical of police shooting of woman in her home

Democratic presidential hopefuls took to Twitter on Saturday and Sunday to protest the death of Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, a black woman who was shot and killed by a police officer ...

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O’Rourke raises $4.5 million in third quarter

Beto O’Rourke raised only about $4.5 million during the past three months, he said Friday, while his campaign steeled supporters for a potential finish in Iowa and New Hampshire anywhere ...

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‘It doesn’t matter’: Pelosi not concerned if Democrats lose majority over impeachment

‘It doesn’t matter’: Pelosi not concerned if Democrats lose majority over impeachment

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in Texas to cap the most pivotal week in her tenure as the leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, said Saturday Democrats will push ahead with the ...

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Beto O’Rourke wants action on guns, regardless of political cost

Beto O’Rourke wants action on guns, regardless of political cost

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Sunday dismissed criticisms that his recent rhetoric on gun control is playing into the hands of the National Rifle Association. During the third Democratic ...

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Trump: Texas shooting changed anything in ongoing gun talks

President Trump said Sunday that he is still talking to Congress about measures to stem gun violence but that Saturday’s shooting in West Texas that left seven people dead “hasn’t ...

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Texas shootings: Random gun attacks leave five dead

At least five people have been killed and many more injured in the second mass shooting in the US state of Texas in a month. First to be shot was ...

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Pelosi, Schumer call on McConnell to take up background check bill after Texas shooting

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take up legislation that would expand background checks on gun purchases following a ...

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Here’s who has qualified for the September democratic presidential primary debate

For the first time, all the Democratic presidential primary candidates who qualified for the next debate will be on the same stage, on the same night. Only 10 candidates hit ...

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