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The lone Democrat who voted against denouncing Rep. Steve King sees censure effort fizzle

The lone Democrat who voted against denouncing Rep. Steve King sees censure effort fizzleThe lone lawmaker who prevented the House of Representatives from unanimously denouncing Rep. Steve King, due to worries that the measure didn't go far enough, saw his censure effort against the Iowa Republican fizzle on Wednesday.



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State of the Union address is off: No 2 House Democrat Hoyer

State of the Union address is off: No 2 House Democrat HoyerThe No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s planned annual address to Congress is off, citing the partial government shutdown. “The State of the Union is off,” U.S. Representative Steny Hoyer said in an interview with CNN.



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Julian Castro, a Texas Democrat and former Obama cabinet member, announces 2020 bid for president

Julian Castro, a Texas Democrat and former Obama cabinet member, announces 2020 bid for presidentJulian Castro, a former Obama cabinet member and San Antonio mayor, officially threw his hat in the ring on Saturday and announced he would run for president.



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House 'will open up money-laundering inquiry' into Trump-Russia ties, says key Democrat

House 'will open up money-laundering inquiry' into Trump-Russia ties, says key DemocratRep. Eric Swalwell discusses the aggressive agenda for the House Intelligence Committee and it's not good news for the president.



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Democrat Warren enters 2020 White House race

Democrat Warren enters 2020 White House raceDemocratic Senator Elizabeth Warren — an outspoken critic of Wall Street and nemesis of Donald Trump — entered the 2020 race for the White House on Monday. The 69-year-old progressive announced she was launching an exploratory committee for president, becoming the first major candidate in what is set to be an extraordinarily crowded Democratic primary, united by a singular focus on unseating the Republican Trump. “America’s middle class is under attack,” said a video message from Warren, who has represented Massachusetts in the Senate since 2013, crafting a reputation as an economic populist.



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Democrat Warren takes step to challenge Trump in 2020

Democrat Warren takes step to challenge Trump in 2020Warren said she had formed an exploratory committee, which will allow her to begin raising money to compete in what is expected to be a crowded Democratic primary field before the November 2020 presidential election. Warren, 69, a senator from Massachusetts since 2013, became one of Trump’s fiercest critics during the 2016 presidential race and they have continued to exchange biting insults during his presidency. Trump mockingly refers to her as “Pocahontas” because of her claim to Native American ancestry.



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Russia targeted black voters in attempts to suppress Democrat turnout in presidential election, Senate report says

Russia targeted black voters in attempts to suppress Democrat turnout in presidential election, Senate report saysRussian efforts to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election included targeting African-Americans across all major social media platforms and attempting to suppress Democratic voter turnout, two reports have revealed. The US Senate commissioned both studies to better understand Russia’s interference operations during the presidential vote. The first report was compiled by private researchers and was expected to be released on Monday by the Senate Intelligence Committee.



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Top Democrat Schiff Adds Call for Probe of Trump, Deutsche Bank Links

Top Democrat Schiff Adds Call for Probe of Trump, Deutsche Bank LinksRepresentative Adam Schiff of California said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday that any type of compromise needs to be investigated. Schiff’s comments came three days after Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and fellow Senate Democrat Chris Van Hollen called for a Banking Committee investigation of Deutsche Bank’s compliance with U.S. money-laundering regulations.



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Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, narrowly defeated in race for governor, says she will 'certainly' run again

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, narrowly defeated in race for governor, says she will 'certainly' run againStacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat who came up short in her bid to become the nation's first black woman governor, plans to run for office again.



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Key House Democrat Jerry Nadler Says Trump Payments May Be 'Impeachable Offenses'

Key House Democrat Jerry Nadler Says Trump Payments May Be 'Impeachable Offenses'Allegations that President Donald Trump directed his former personal attorney



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