General elections

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September 04, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Democratic presidential candidates seeking to address climate change must account for thousands of coal workers whose jobs are at risk because of mine closures and competition from cheaper natural gas, the head of the largest coal miners' union said Wednesday.
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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. Gillibrand says she's dropping out of 2020 presidential race amid low polling, fundraising struggles. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
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August 28, 2019 - 8:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand dropped out of the presidential race Wednesday, abruptly ending a campaign that once looked poised to ride strong #MeToo credentials to formidability but instead collapsed amid surprisingly low polling and major fundraising struggles. "I know this isn't...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
August 16, 2019 - 6:17 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he hopes to capture in 2020, that their financial security depends on his reelection. "Whether...
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Klobuchar at Iowa State Fair
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August 10, 2019 - 5:32 am
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The packed field of Democratic presidential candidates descended Friday night on a small, northern Iowa town, delighting a raucous crowd of voters by largely attacking President Donald Trump rather than each other. Some of the loudest applause at the Wing Ding fundraiser...
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Cory Booker, Kamala Harris and Joe Biden (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 01, 2019 - 8:29 am
By SARA BURNETT, BRIAN SLODYSKO and HUNTER WOODALL Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — From the beginning, Joe Biden knew he would take heat at Wednesday's presidential debate . He was right — but he was not alone. The evening marked some of the toughest attacks California Sen. Kamala Harris has faced...
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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 01, 2019 - 8:25 am
By CALVIN WOODWARD and HOPE YEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the Democratic presidential contenders dug in their heels with unsupported rhetoric about immigration, the economy and more Wednesday night as they scrambled to stay in contention for the winnowed-down debates to come...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden listens as Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during the second of two Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN Wednesday, July 31, 2019, in the Fox Theatre in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
July 31, 2019 - 10:24 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The ideological divisions gripping the Democratic Party intensified on Wednesday as presidential candidates waged an acrimonious battle over health care, immigration and race that tested the strength of early front-runner Joe Biden's candidacy. The former vice president was...
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July 31, 2019 - 10:39 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a pathway allowing Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of opposition from federal health authorities...
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July 31, 2019 - 7:35 am
By SARA BURNETT and BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press RELATED: AP Fact Check for Democratic Debate. DETROIT (AP) — Should Democrats be going big or getting real? That's the question that dominated the Democratic presidential primary debate as progressive favorites Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders...
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July 31, 2019 - 7:34 am
By CALVIN WOODWARD and HOPE YEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential contenders struck off notes on the science of global warming and the state of the economy in their Detroit debate Tuesday night. RELATED: Should the 2020 Democrats go big or get real? As much as scientists...
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