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Democrats excluded from debate to fill time with TV, town halls and beer

Sep 12 2019

While top contenders for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination swap zingers during Thursday's debate in Houston, Montana Governor Steve Bullock will be sipping beer and playing bar games with campaign staff at the Tipsy Crow Tavern in Iowa.

Democrats excluded from debate to fill time with TV, town halls and beer

Sep 12 2019

While top contenders for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination swap zingers during Thursday's debate in Houston, Montana Governor Steve Bullock will be sipping beer and playing bar games with campaign staff at the Tipsy Crow Tavern in Iowa.

U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Harris addresses police shootings in criminal justice plan

Sep 09 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. If elected president, Kamala Harris would restrict the legal use of deadly force by police, end the incarceration of juveniles in adult prisons and legalize marijuana at the federal level, the Democratic U.S. senator said in a plan set for release on Monday.

Biden jokes about gaffes with Colbert, gets serious about climate on CNN

Sep 05 2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Joe Biden joked about his frequent verbal gaffes on one television show while laying out plans to combat climate change on another on Wednesday night, a high-stakes balancing act aimed at shoring up his lead among Democrats seeking their party's nomination.

Bernie Sanders meets California fire victims, lays out Green New Deal

Aug 22 2019

WASHINGTON/SACRAMENTO Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly wildfires and a rally in the state capital Sacramento. | Video

Anti-vaccine activist charged for assault of California senator

Aug 21 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. The man behind a petition drive to recall a California state senator and physician pushing for tougher vaccine requirements was charged on Wednesday with assault after livestreaming himself shoving the lawmaker in a sidewalk confrontation in Sacramento.

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes

Aug 18 2019

Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state's current governor said on Sunday. She was 76.

Democratic former Colorado Governor Hickenlooper drops 2020 White House bid

Aug 15 2019

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper dropped his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday after his centrist campaign failed to catch fire amid two dozen hopefuls seeking to challenge Republican President Donald Trump.

Democratic former Colorado Governor Hickenlooper drops 2020 White House bid

Aug 15 2019

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper dropped his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday after his centrist campaign failed to catch fire amid two dozen hopefuls seeking to challenge Republican President Donald Trump.

Presidential hopeful Klobuchar woos rural votes, vows help for farmers

Aug 07 2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday will propose help for American farmers including looser restrictions on biofuels and student loan forgiveness, the latest effort by a Democratic candidate to woo rural voters who backed Republican Donald Trump.

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