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Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan

Aug 23 2019

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis.

Democrat Buttigieg wants to save million lives through plan fighting mental health, addiction

Aug 23 2019

Aug 23 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent 1 million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis.

Democrat O'Rourke proposes domestic terrorism agencies to combat hate, gun massacres

Aug 19 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the United States. | Video

Democratic presidential hopeful O'Rourke back on campaign trail; Hickenlooper drops out

Aug 16 2019

LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said on Thursday he was resuming his campaign with a new sense of focus after a mass shooting in his Texas hometown, while rival John Hickenlooper ended his bid to take on President Donald Trump. | Video

Democrat Buttigieg unveils $80 billion plan to bring internet to all rural Americans

Aug 13 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to transform the economy of rural America, including spending $80 billion to provide high-speed internet and $50 billion over a decade to help farmers combat climate change.

Democrat Buttigieg unveils healthcare plan for rural Americans, tribes

Aug 09 2019

LOS ANGELES Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a healthcare plan on Friday to provide coverage to all rural Americans and Native American tribes, where mortality and illness rates are higher than in U.S. cities.

Biden says Trump fans 'flames of white supremacy' as Democrats attack racism

Aug 08 2019

LOS ANGELES/CHARLESTON, S.C. Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Republican President Donald Trump of fueling the white supremacy beliefs blamed for several U.S. mass shootings, as Trump visited two cities where 31 people were killed in rampages last weekend. | Video

Biden mounts fierce defense of Obama legacy after debate attacks

Aug 03 2019

LAS VEGAS, Nevada Democratic presidential front-runner and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden mounted a fierce defense of Barack Obama's legacy on Saturday after several of his White House rivals attacked that record in debates this week.

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to raise pay, expand worker protections

Jul 26 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a plan on Friday to raise wages and strengthen the rights of American workers, including "gig economy" workers such as Uber drivers, and fast-food employees.

Biden unveils plan to end racial discrimination in U.S. criminal justice system

Jul 23 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial disparities in how people are sentenced.

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