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Buttigieg Surges Into The Running In Iowa, Poll Shows

2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg surged into third place among likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa, a poll found. A Suffolk University-USA TODAY Poll released Monday found Democratic South Bend Indiana Mayor Buttigieg trailing former Vice President Joe Biden and Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren among likely Democratic Iowa caucusgoers. The poll surveyed 500 likely Iowa Democratic caucusgoers over the phone ...

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Impeachment Could Keep Senators Running For President Off The Campaign Trail For Weeks

An impeachment trial of President Donald Trump could keep 2020 presidential candidates who are also senators off the campaign trail for weeks. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, California Sen. Kamala Harris, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren would be required to stay in Washington, D.C., during an impeachment trial, ...

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Buttigieg’s ‘Real Moral Authority’ Could Make Him A ‘Surprise’ Front-Runner, Strategist Says

A Democratic strategist praised South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s “real moral authority,” predicting that Buttigieg could be a “surprise” front-runner. Former Clinton administration staffer Michael Gordon told Newsweek that Buttigieg’s performance at Tuesday night’s debate stood out from other presidential candidates and that the Democratic mayor “definitely got more aggressive.” Gordon is the chief executive of strategic communications at ...

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Christianity Declines In US As More Adults Identify As ‘Nothing In Particular,’ Surveys Show

Christianity continues to decline among U.S. adults as the number of adults identifying as “nothing in particular” increases, Pew Research Center found. The number of American adults who describe themselves as Christian dropped 12 percentage points over the past decade and the number of both Protestants and Catholics in the U.S. has dropped, according to Pew Research data released Thursday. ...

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San Francisco Blacklists 22 States With Pro-Life Laws

The mayor of San Francisco announced Thursday that the city is blacklisting twenty-two states due to their pro-life laws. Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Vallie Brown, who is the author of the new ordinance, announced Thursday that the city will be restricting travel and limiting contracting with 22 states, according to the Los Angeles Times. The ban will go into ...

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United Auto Workers Reach Tentative Deal With General Motors After Month-Long Strike

The United Auto Workers Union reached a tentative deal with General Motors Wednesday after a month-long strike. While details of the deal are not yet available, members of the union are expected to receive bonuses and raises as part of the deal, according to CNBC News.  General Motors stock jumped 2.5% in Wednesday morning trading, the publication reported. “The number ...

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The March for Life Just Announced Their Theme For 2020 |

WASHINGTON — The March for Life announced their 2020 theme Tuesday, emphasizing the pro-life movement’s support for women through the slogan “Life Empowers: Pro-Life is Pro-Woman.” Activists met Tuesday to unveil the 2020 March for Life’s theme in Washington, D.C. at an event where March for Life President Jeanne Mancini told those gathered, “We’ve come a long way from ‘safe legal ...

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Warren Joins Buttigieg, Shies Away From Saying Churches Should Lose Tax-Exempt Status

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren shied away from saying that churches should lose their tax-exempt status if they decline to perform same-sex marriages. Though “Elizabeth will stand shoulder to shoulder with the LGBTQ+ community” and seeks to get rid of any “fear of discrimination and violence,” the Massachusetts senator would not force churches to lose their tax-exempt status, ...

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Buttigieg Lectures Christians On LGBTQ Teaching: ‘It Makes God Smaller’

2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Thursday at the LGBTQ CNN Forum that Christian views of LGBTQ people ‘makes God smaller.” The South Bend Mayor spoke out about his beliefs on religious liberty Thursday night in Los Angeles, saying “religious liberty is an important principle in this country and we honor that.” “It’s the case that any freedom that we ...

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Biden Says Saudi Arabia Has ‘Very Little Redeeming Social Value’

2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden said Thursday that Saudi Arabia has “very little redeeming social value.” Biden spoke Thursday at the CNN LGBTQ Forum Thursday night in Los Angeles focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues. The former vice president bashed Saudi Arabia for the country’s anti-LGBTQ laws. “I would in fact curtail aid, curtail foreign assistance to ...

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Yom Kippur Synagogue Shooting In Germany Leaves At Least Two Dead, Police Say

A shooting near a synagogue in Germany left at least two dead with one suspect in custody, police said Wednesday. On the last day of Yom Kippur, considered one of the holiest days of the year to Jewish believers, at least two people were shot outside a synagogue in Halle, Germany, according to the Washington Post. Several suspects fled the ...

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Hours After News Breaks That Biden Is Fourth For Funding, Top Biden Donors Gather For Closed-Door Meetings

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s donors gathered for closed-door meetings hours after the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate found himself in fourth place for campaign funding. Top Biden donors gathered Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia after news broke that Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg outraised Biden ...

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Warren Presidency Could Spell Ruin For Stock Market, Analysts Predict

Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidency could spell ruin for the stock market, analysts predict. The stock market has already started to show negative impact from Warren’s campaign, analysts told Bloomberg, and her presidency could impact the stock market even further. The bank earnings season will begin October 15, the publication reports. “Elizabeth Warren will be the overhang this earnings ...

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Biden Advisers Said They Knew His 2018 Comments On Ukraine Would Be Problematic: Report

Advisers to former Vice President Joe Biden reportedly said they knew his 2018 comments on Ukraine would be problematic. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate spoke on corruption at a 2018 Council on Foreign Relations event in Washington, D.C., where he recounted a trip he made to Kyiv, Ukraine, in 2015, BuzzFeed reported. Biden described telling former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ...

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Buttigieg, Warren, And Sanders Out Raise Biden During Third Quarter

Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Democratic Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg out-raised former vice president Joe Biden during the third quarter. Sanders raised $25.3 million during the third quarter, which lasts from July to September, Buttigieg raised 19.1 million, and Biden raised $15 million, Politico reports. Warren raised $24.6 million, she announced Friday and said ...

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