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Democratic presidential candidates divided over impeaching Trump

Apr 23 2019

A group of Democratic presidential candidates were divided on Monday over whether Republican President Donald Trump should be impeached, reflecting a broader split in the Democratic Party over how to react to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russian election meddling.

Mueller report strengthens resolves on both sides of political spectrum

Apr 19 2019

CLEARWATER, Florida/LAS VEGAS After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O'Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448-page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality.

Beto O'Rourke's past support for charter schools scrutinized in 2020 White House bid

Apr 11 2019

EL PASO, Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke has called for investment in a “world-class public school system" and says teachers make up the single biggest professional group contributing to his 2020 presidential campaign.

Trump cuts aid to Central American countries as migrant crisis deepens

Mar 31 2019

WASHINGTON/EL PASO, Texas The U.S. government cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras on Saturday after President Donald Trump blasted the Central American countries for sending migrants to the United States and threatened to shutter the U.S.-Mexico border.

O'Rourke holds rally near Mexican border that Trump threatens to shut

Mar 30 2019

EL PASO, Texas Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke held a major rally in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, a city thrust to the center of America's immigration debate by President Donald Trump and the U.S government this week. | Video

O'Rourke holds rallies on the Mexican border that Trump threatens to shut

Mar 30 2019

EL PASO Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke will hold a major rally in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, a city thrust to the center of America's immigration debate by President Donald Trump and the U.S government this week.

O'Rourke to rally in his native Texas, where tough 2020 presidential primary awaits

Mar 29 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke will hold campaign rallies on Saturday in his home state of Texas, where he faces far different challenges in the 2020 race from those of his underdog U.S. Senate run in 2018.

Beto O'Rourke heading to Iowa, fueling speculation about White House bid

Mar 11 2019

LOS ANGELES Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke is heading to the early presidential voting state of Iowa this weekend, fuelling speculation that the Democrat is poised to enter the White House race.

In 2020 battleground state, looming Mueller report could hold dangers for Democrats

Mar 04 2019

REEDSBURG, Wis. Inside the Touchdown Tavern in the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin, voter Aric Nowicki worries over how the impending release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation could affect the 2020 election for president.

Beto O'Rourke has made decision about 2020 White House run: report

Feb 28 2019

LOS ANGELES Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke says he has made a decision about whether to seek the Democratic nomination for president and will announce his plans soon, the Dallas Morning News reported on Wednesday. | Video

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