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Bernie Sanders Says Abortion Will Help Fight Climate Change

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he supports abortion, in part, as a way to curb human population in light of climate change. A member of the audience asked the Vermont senator about human population growth during CNN’s climate town hall Wednesday. She specifically asked Sanders whether he would support measures to curb that growth. The audience member added ...

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Rep. Bill Flores Becomes Fifth Texas Republican To Announce Retirement From Congress

Rep. Bill Flores said Wednesday he will not seek re-election next year for a sixth term in Congress, making him the fifth Texas Republican to announce retirement this election cycle. In a statement announcing the decision, Flores said he wants to spend more time with his family. He pledged to his wife after his first election win in 2010 that ...

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Biden, Warren Benefit Most as Remaining Candidates Continue Slide

As the field of Democratic presidential nominees is winnowed, three front-runners have emerged and two of them seem to have benefited most from the demise of the also-ran, tier-3 nominee-seekers. (Related: Social Justice: Democrats to Choose Nominee from Group of Old White People) Now that Harris, Buttigieg, O’Rourke and the other collection of also-rans have dipped into single-digits – or ...

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Four Of The Top POTUS Candidates Are Planning To Spend A Grand Total Of Nearly $26 Trillion On Fighting Climate Change

Four of the top Democrats running for president in 2020 are planning on plowing trillions of dollars into fighting climate change even as reports suggest such lofty plans could hurt them ahead of the election. Former Vice President Joe Biden, businessman Andrew Yang, along with Sens. Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders, are slated to plow roughly $26 trillion into climate ...

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Former Hillary Adviser Says The Race Is Down To Biden, Warren, Sanders: ‘It’s Too Late In The Game To Keep Saying It’s Too Early’

The 2020 Democratic presidential pick is down to three candidates, warns a former Hillary Clinton adviser: former vice president Joe Biden, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. (Related: Democrats to Choose Nominee from Group of Old White People) Longtime Clinton adviser Philippe Reines pointed out that Biden, Sanders, and Warren are the only candidates polling above single digits. Meanwhile, ...

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Biden On His Inaccurate War Story: ‘The Details Are Irrelevant’

Former vice president Joe Biden said Tuesday “the details are irrelevant” in regard to his inaccurate war story that was actually three different stories compiled together. The 76-year-old presidential candidate told 400 people assembled in a Hanover, New Hampshire, college meeting hall an emotional story about how a general asked then-Vice President Biden to travel to Afghanistan to award a ...

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Sanders Plans to Pay Off $81 Billion Worth of Medical Debt, Doesn’t Share Where Money Will Come From

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders previewed a plan to cancel $81 billion worth of existing medical debt in the United States at a South Carolina town hall Friday. The plan, which will be released in September, would cancel $81 billion in past-due medical debt, repeal sections of the 2005 bankruptcy reform bill and protect credit scores from being impacted by ...

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Biden Wants To Close Down Detention Centers For Illegal Immigrants

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that detention centers for illegal immigrants should be closed down. Biden spoke at a Thursday town hall in South Carolina where he was asked what he would do about detention centers designated for illegal immigrants. “Close them down…we don’t need them!” Biden responded, according to a video tweeted by a member of the ...

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Biden Told A Moving War Story. But It Was Actually A Mishmash Of Different Events

2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden told a moving story of how he pinned a medal on a distraught soldier overseas, but the former vice president appears to have compiled three different war stories and mixed up a variety of details. 76-year-old Biden told 400 people assembled in a Hanover, New Hampshire college meeting hall about how a general asked then-Vice ...

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Gillibrand’s $10 Million Campaign War Chest Dwindled To $800K Before She Quit

Kirsten Gillibrand’s $10 million campaign war chest dwindled to a fraction of that number before the New York Democratic senator ended her White House bid, Politico reported Thursday, citing campaign sources. Gillibrand made a big push to stay on the debate stage in August, spending more than $1 million on advertisements and making stops on cable news. It didn’t work. ...

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Facebook Clamps Down On Political Ad Buyers Ahead Of The 2020 POTUS Election

Facebook announced Wednesday a new policy requiring people and groups who buy ads promoting political candidates or hot-button issues to provide more information about who is responsible for paying for them. The Silicon Valley company’s decision comes after several high-profile examples of governments placing misleading disclaimers on ads, which critics say undermines Facebook’s desire to be transparent about spending on ...

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Joe Walsh Once Called Bill Kristol, His Main Supporter, A ‘Twit’ And ‘Irrelevant’

Former GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, the radio show host challenging President Donald Trump, was once heavily critical of his main political backer, Bill Kristol, calling the neoconservative pundit “irrelevant,” and an “out of touch establishment twit.” “It’s time to retire, my friend,” Walsh said on March 31, 2017. On June 2, 2016, he wrote that Kristol “should just stay in ...

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Joe Walsh’s Former Campaign Manager Airs Dirty Laundry On Client’s White House Bid

Former Rep. Joe Walsh’s campaign manager says the Illinois Republican all-but ignored his phone calls and communications before officially launching his long-shot White House bid. “As of this morning, it has been eight days and 23 unanswered phone calls since I last spoke with Joe,” Jacob Perry, a Republican operative who signed up as Walsh’s campaign manager, told a group ...

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Whittney Williams: Former Illegal Immigrant, Now Pro-Trump Supporter Running for Congress

Whittney Williams announced her goals to run for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District in 2020. This pro-Trump Republican is stirring things up and is capturing hearts with her unique story of going from an illegal immigrant to now calling for border security. She announced in a tweet, “I am excited to officially announce I am running for Congress in Michigan’s 11th ...

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