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Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh to Challenge Trump in 2020 GOP Primary

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh to Challenge Trump in 2020 GOP Primary

Aug 25
Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman ad tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is "completely unfit" for office.

Elizabeth Warren's Rise Started by Looking At the Bottom

Elizabeth Warren's Rise Started by Looking At the Bottom

By Sharon Cohen | Aug 25
As a young scholar, Elizabeth Warren traveled to federal courthouses, studying families overwhelmed by debt. She tried to answer one question: Why were these folks going bankrupt?

AP Fact Check: Trump's Swerves on Economy, Guns and Migrants

AP Fact Check: Trump's Swerves on Economy, Guns and Migrants

By Hope Yen and Josh Boak | Aug 24
From the economy to veterans and immigration, Trump routinely claims achievements of former president Barack Obama as fully his own or distorts the truth to undermine the Democrat's legacy. On problems uniquely his own, Trump deflects.

2020 Democratic Field: Narrowing but Unwieldy, Unpredictable

2020 Democratic Field: Narrowing but Unwieldy, Unpredictable

By Bill Barrow | Aug 24
The Democratic presidential field is shrinking but not quickly enough to ward off the prospect of a long, bruising fight for the nomination.

DOJ Making Changes to Agency That Runs Immigration Courts

DOJ Making Changes to Agency That Runs Immigration Courts

By Colleen Long and Amy Taxin | Aug 24
The U.S. government on Friday announced changes to the agency that runs the country's immigration courts, giving its director authority to weigh in and make appellate rulings on cases.

The 'Chosen One'? Trump Says Never Mind

The 'Chosen One'? Trump Says Never Mind

Aug 24
President Donald Trump raised some eyebrows earlier this week when he glanced heavenward and referred to himself as "the chosen one" to take on China. He took the comment back Friday.

Candidate: Michigan City Should Be As White 'As Possible'

Candidate: Michigan City Should Be As White 'As Possible'

Aug 24
A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible."

Buttigieg's Campaign Still Struggling to Connect with African-American Voters?

Buttigieg's Campaign Still Struggling to Connect with African-American Voters?

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23
Pete Buttigieg's campaign has struggled to reach African-American voters. A recent campaign event in a historically African-American neighborhood that drew mostly whites was a reminder of that persistent disconnect.

Ottawa Mayor, Newly Out, Not Backing Down from Haters

Ottawa Mayor, Newly Out, Not Backing Down from Haters

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson came out of the closet at the age of 58 last week, just in time for that city's Pride celebrations. Since then, he says, he's gotten many supportive messages - but also some that aren't quite so kind. He isn't backing down.

Making a Case to Women: Trump Female Defenders Go on Offense

Making a Case to Women: Trump Female Defenders Go on Offense

By Jill Colvin and Alexandra Jaffe | Aug 23
The Trump campaign has a message for its female supporters: It's time to come out of hiding.

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