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12 Democrats Meet for First Debate Since Impeachment Inquiry

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Joe Biden is facing baseless but persistent allegations of wrongdoing overseas that could undermine his argument that he's best positioned to defeat the president. Bernie Sanders is recovering from a heart attack that raised questions about...
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How TV Cameras Influence Candidates’ Debate Success

As the Democratic Party continues to winnow its field of candidates to challenge President Donald Trump, it’s important to remember that the way candidates are covered on TV can influence public opinion. That’s become increasingly apparent in today’s media lan...
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Fried Oreos Here: Iowa State Fair a Must for 2020 Hopefuls

DES MOINES, Iowa — Howard Dean took one bite of a deep-fried Oreo and dismissively pitched the rest into the garbage. Mitt Romney famously flipped a pork chop, right into the gravel. And John Kerry capped his Iowa State Fair fare with a strawberry smoothie,...
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Health Care, Immigration Top Issues at Democrats’ 1st Debate

MIAMI — Ten Democrats railed against a national economy and a Republican administration they argued exist only for the rich as presidential candidates debated onstage for the first time in the young 2020 season, embracing inequality as a defining theme in thei...