‘Of course I did’: Giuliani acknowledges asking Ukraine to investigate Biden
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‘Of course I did’: Giuliani acknowledges asking Ukraine to investigate Biden

Rudy Giuliani | Alex Wong/Getty Images Rudy Giuliani acknowledged on Thursday that he had asked top Ukrainian officials to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, an admission that…

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Bernie Sanders hits 1 million donors
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Bernie Sanders hits 1 million donors

Sen. Bernie Sanders. | Scott Eisen/Getty Images One million people have donated to Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, his campaign said Thursday. He is the first candidate to announce…

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Buttigieg campaign hires California state director
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Buttigieg campaign hires California state director

Pete Buttigieg's pick for California state director has close ties to organized labor in the state. | Sean Rayford/Getty Images South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign…

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Trump doesn’t deny asking world leader about Biden
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Trump doesn’t deny asking world leader about Biden

President Donald Trump. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Friday did not deny that he discussed former Vice President Joe Biden with a foreign leader during…

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Trump trolls de Blasio after mayor’s withdrawal from presidential race
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Trump trolls de Blasio after mayor’s withdrawal from presidential race

President Donald Trump. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Friday taunted Bill de Blasio within minutes of the New York mayor’s withdrawal from the 2020 White…

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Bill de Blasio ends 2020 presidential campaign
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Bill de Blasio ends 2020 presidential campaign

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. | Sean Rayford/Getty Images Mayor Bill de Blasio ended his long-shot presidential bid Friday morning four months after he began, acknowledging…

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O’Rourke rips Schumer for doing ‘absolutely nothing’ on guns
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O’Rourke rips Schumer for doing ‘absolutely nothing’ on guns

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AURORA, Colo. — Beto O’Rourke lit into Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on gun control on Thursday, accusing him…

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How Trump’s Florida ‘field general’ got kneecapped
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How Trump’s Florida ‘field general’ got kneecapped

President Donald Trump with then-Florida Governor-elect Ron DeSantis in December 2018. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images Florida A power play by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ousted the woman responsible…

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How to fix politics: Let’s talk about participation
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How to fix politics: Let’s talk about participation

How can we bring more Americans into the political process? Should we?Illustration and animation by Ben Fearnley.Photos: Getty Images; AP; Wikipedia Commons; Flickr; Chris Lehmann, courtesy of New…

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How to fix politics: Let’s talk about gridlock
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How to fix politics: Let’s talk about gridlock

Congress is stuck. Here’s how we can jolt it into action — or work around it.Illustration and animation by Ben Fearnley.Photos: Getty Images; AP; Wikipedia Commons; Flickr; Chris…

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