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James Oliphant

Mueller report leaves Democrats in a quandary

Apr 18 2019

WASHINGTON Democrats clamoured for the speedy release of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s findings of his probe into whether President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. Now they finally have them, and they are confronted with a choice - stay on the attack or move on. | Video

Mueller report leaves Democrats in a quandary

Apr 18 2019

WASHINGTON Democrats clamored for the speedy release of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s findings of his probe into whether President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. Now they finally have them, they are confronted with a choice - stay on the attack or move on. | Video

Former Virginia Governor McAuliffe decides to not enter 2020 presidential race

Apr 17 2019

Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, who has deep ties to Democratic icons Bill and Hillary Clinton, said on Wednesday he would not seek his party’s 2020 U.S. presidential nomination.

Millennial 'Mayor Pete' Buttigieg makes case for U.S. presidency

Apr 15 2019

Pete Buttigieg, the millennial-aged mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who has enjoyed a surge in opinion polls and a torrent of media coverage, formally launched a bid on Sunday for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

Riding momentum, 'Mayor Pete' to make 2020 presidential bid official

Apr 14 2019

April 14 Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who has enjoyed a surge in opinion polls and a torrent of media coverage, will formally launch a bid on Sunday for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

Amid complaints of unwanted touching, Biden jokes he got 'permission' to hug

Apr 05 2019

WASHINGTON Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, facing a growing swell of allegations that he has made women uncomfortable with his use of physical contact, made light of the controversy on Friday while continuing to lay the groundwork for a 2020 presidential run. | Video

Biden, mulling White House run, seeks to stem fallout from women's complaints

Apr 05 2019

WASHINGTON Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden attempted on Wednesday to tamp down a controversy over allegations of unwanted physical contact with women, releasing a video in which he pledged to be “more mindful" of respecting "personal space." | Video

Biden building 2020 White House campaign ahead of expected bid: sources

Mar 20 2019

WASHINGTON Former Vice President Joe Biden has begun building a presidential campaign ahead of an expected announcement next month that he will vie for the Democratic nomination in 2020, sources familiar with his plans said on Wednesday.

Bernie Sanders hires Beto O'Rourke critic as top aide in 2020 race

Mar 19 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Tuesday said he is hiring a well-known liberal journalist with a history of sharply criticizing other Democratic presidential candidates, including Beto O'Rourke.

O'Rourke candidacy asks: Can a moderate white male win the 2020 Democratic primary?

Mar 17 2019

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa As he had done at several stops in his first campaign trip as a presidential candidate, Beto O'Rourke on Friday climbed atop a counter at a local Iowa business and addressed a small but adoring crowd. People clapped and cheered. Outside, some waited in the cold, hoping to catch a glimpse of him. 

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