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Klobuchar Urges Biden to Pick Nonwhite Woman as Running Mate

CHICAGO — Amy Klobuchar says she is dropping out of the running to be vice president and urging Democrat Joe Biden to select a woman of color instead. “I think this is a moment to put a woman of color on that ticket. If you want to heal this nation right no...
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Opinion: A Republican Running Mate for Biden?

Presumptive Democratic nominee for president Joe Biden says he wants to unite our divided country. Here’s an idea on how to do it. Select a Republican to be his running mate. Ridiculous you say? Hear me out. Several months ago Biden declared that he would c...
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Central Unified Mulls a Second Shot at Bond Measure

There will be no survey of voters this time around for Central Unified School District if trustees decide to take another shot at a bond measure. Central Unified's measure failed in the March primary by the barest of margins — losing by 19 votes that lande...
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Iowa Republicans Oust Rep. King, Shunned for Insensitive Remarks

DES MOINES, Iowa — Republicans in northwest Iowa ousted Rep. Steve King in Tuesday’s primary, deciding they’ve had enough of the conservative lightning rod known for making incendiary comments about immigrants and white supremacy throughout his nearly two deca...