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Diplomat Says Politicization of Foreign Policy Disturbed Him

Diplomat Says Politicization of Foreign Policy Disturbed Him

By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, and Matt Lee | Oct 17
A former top State Department aide testified in the impeachment inquiry that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation.

Elizabeth Warren Trans Rights Activist Surrogate Called Out for Racist, Homophobic Tweets

Elizabeth Warren Trans Rights Activist Surrogate Called Out for Racist, Homophobic Tweets

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 17
Trans rights advocate Ashlee Marie Preston was showcased in an Elizabeth Warren campaign video recently, declaring herself "not afraid of the fight." Now she's got one with the mergence of racist and homophobic tweets from years ago.

Kansas Lawmaker Who Left GOP Running for Senate As Democrat

Kansas Lawmaker Who Left GOP Running for Senate As Democrat

By John Hanna | Oct 17
One of four Kansas legislators who made headlines last year by defecting from the Republican Party is running for the U.S. Senate as a "pragmatic" Democrat, entering a race in which some GOP leaders are worried about Kris Kobach's chances.

Warren, Candidate with the Answers, Dodges Tax Hike Question

Warren, Candidate with the Answers, Dodges Tax Hike Question

By Will Weissert and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 17
As she faces growing scrutiny, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is opening herself to criticism that she's just another politician dodging the tough questions.

'See You At the Polls': Trump and Pelosi Have It Out

'See You At the Polls': Trump and Pelosi Have It Out

By Lisa Mascaro | Oct 17
He said she's a "third-grade" politician. She said he's having a meltdown. And with that President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi chalked up the latest explosive meeting that ended abruptly with a walkout at the White House.

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings Has Died

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings Has Died

By Brian Witte | Oct 17
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68.

Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

By Emmarie Huetteman | Oct 16
Voters got a better look at Democrats' health care priorities on Tuesday, as 12 of the leading candidates vowed to codify abortion access, threatened to jail opioid company executives and added a few more details to their health plans.

Takeaways: Warren Under Fire, 70s Club Ignores the Age Issue

Takeaways: Warren Under Fire, 70s Club Ignores the Age Issue

By Nicholas Riccardi | Oct 16
A dozen Democratic presidential candidates participated in a spirited debate over health care, taxes, gun control and impeachment. Takeaways from the three-hour forum in Westerville, Ohio.

Sanders and Warren Stockpile Millions More than 2020 Rivals

Sanders and Warren Stockpile Millions More than 2020 Rivals

By Brian Slodysko | Oct 16
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren don't just lead the Democratic presidential primary in fundraising. They've stockpiled millions more than their rivals, including former Vice President Joe Biden.

Think 'Medicare For All' Is The Only Democratic Health Plan? Think Again

Think 'Medicare For All' Is The Only Democratic Health Plan? Think Again

By Emmarie Huetteman | Oct 15
Voters are more concerned with how much they have to pay for medical care, like prescription drugs, but whose plan is most comprehensive?

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