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AP-NORC Poll: Democrats Most Excited By Experience in Office

AP-NORC Poll: Democrats Most Excited By Experience in Office

By Nicholas Riccardi and Hannah Fingerhut | Jun 25
The large Democratic presidential field is diverse, but a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs finds Democrats give a collective shrug to gender, race and age as factors they're considering when supporting a candidate.

Republicans Criticize Montana Governor for Flying Pride Flag

Republicans Criticize Montana Governor for Flying Pride Flag

Jun 24
Montana's House speaker and other Republican lawmakers are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend.

Buttigieg Criticized at Emotional Town Hall After Shooting

Buttigieg Criticized at Emotional Town Hall After Shooting

Jun 24
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor.

New Phase in 2020 Presidential Race Tests Dems' Aggression

New Phase in 2020 Presidential Race Tests Dems' Aggression

By Steve Peoples | Jun 24
The unwritten rules that have so far prevented the Democratic presidential contest from devolving into all-out conflict are about to be tested.

Trump: 'Surprise' Question About Pence Led Him to Hesitate

Trump: 'Surprise' Question About Pence Led Him to Hesitate

By Darlene Superville | Jun 23
President Donald Trump says he hesitated when he was asked about backing Vice President Mike Pence if Pence runs for president in 2024 because the question caught him off-guard.

Trump's Popularity Could be Tested if Sanders Runs in 2022

Trump's Popularity Could be Tested if Sanders Runs in 2022

By Andrew DeMillo | Jun 23
Press secretary Sarah Sanders seems to be in an enviable position as she leaves the White House for a possible run for governor in her home state of Arkansas.

Harris, Warren, Others Counter Biden's Electability Argument

Harris, Warren, Others Counter Biden's Electability Argument

By Bill Barrow and Meg Kinnard | Jun 22
On stage before a throng of party faithful in a key early primary state, Joe Biden's leading rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination sought Saturday to undercut the former vice president's argument that he's the ideal Democrat to oust Trump

Roy Moore in Uphill Battle to Woo Skeptical Alabama Voters

Roy Moore in Uphill Battle to Woo Skeptical Alabama Voters

By Blake Paterson and Jay Reeves | Jun 22
In a state that has long been reliably Republican, Roy Moore faces an uphill battle in winning over skeptical voters to take back the Alabama Senate seat he lost two years ago amid allegations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls.

Too Rosy? Experts Question Warren's Wealth Tax Figures

Too Rosy? Experts Question Warren's Wealth Tax Figures

By Elana Schor | Jun 21
Interviews with a dozen economists and tax experts from across the political spectrum point to divisions about how much money a wealth tax would raise.

Curing Cancer: Easy Politics, Difficult Science

Curing Cancer: Easy Politics, Difficult Science

By Shefali Luthra | Jun 21
It's a compelling promise. After all, who could be against curing the nation's second-leading cause of death? If only it were that simple. Here are three reasons "let's cure cancer" is very easy for politicians to say but very hard to accomplish.

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