Warren Says She’s the Only Candidate With Executive Branch Experience

Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) on Friday claimed she is the only candidate in the race with prior experience in the executive branch of the federal government, despite the fact that she’s running against a former vice president, Joe Biden.

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Dem Senator Opposed Clinton Impeachment Witnesses, Now Calls for Witnesses Against Trump

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.) opposed the House's efforts to push the Senate to listen to witnesses during President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial, but now supports having such witnesses during its trial of President Donald Trump.

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California Governor Newsom to Extend Health Care Coverage for Illegal Immigrants

California governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced his state spending plan to extend health care coverage to illegal immigrants who are seniors under California’s Medi-Cal program, a part of his most recent effort for statewide health care coverage. "The Budget also moves the state toward universal coverage and furthers cost containment goals by expanding full-scope ...

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Julián Castro Endorses Elizabeth Warren

Failed 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday announced his endorsement of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) days after ending his own bid. "Today I'm proud to endorse [Warren] for president," Castro said on Twitter. "Elizabeth and I share a vision of America where everyone counts. An America where people⁠—not the wealthy or well-connected⁠—are put first. ...

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Sanders Campaign Manager: Biden and Buttigieg Are Kowtowing to the Rich

Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) campaign manager Faiz Shakir on Thursday said Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg are kowtowing to rich donors while the Sanders campaign is funded entirely by small donations. "If you have Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden telling you that they need to go kowtow at the altar of the rich to fundraise ...

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AOC Tells Brits to Vote for Corbyn’s Labour Party

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Thursday tweeted her support for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, a socialist running to become the next prime minister of the United Kingdom. "The hoarding of wealth by the few is coming at the cost of peoples’ lives," Ocasio-Cortez said in a tweet. "The only way we change is ...

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Biden: Aiming to Eliminate Carbon Emissions by 2030 Is Unscientific

Presidential candidate Joe Biden says that candidates campaigning to eliminate carbon emissions by 2030 do not understand climate change science. "Anybody who tells you they can eliminate carbon in the air by the year 2030 has no notion of the science," Biden said during an NPR interview released Monday. "Find me one scientist in the world. You ...

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Sen. Cotton Backs Sanctions to Discourage Foreign Hostage-Taking

Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) on Thursday discussed a new bill that would discourage foreign leaders from taking Americans hostage. Cotton introduced the "Global Hostage Act of 2019" with Sens. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and Josh Hawley (R., Mo.) in November. The bill aims to place onerous sanctions on countries that imprison American citizens, most ...

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