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Democratic Debate: Top 2020 Contenders Finally on the Same Stage

HOUSTON — Despite the miles traveled, the tens of millions of dollars raised and the ceaseless churn of policy papers, the Democratic primary has been remarkably static for months with Joe Biden leading in polls and Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders vying to...
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10 Democrats Set for Next Debate as Several Others Miss Cut

WASHINGTON — Struggling Democratic presidential candidates are facing the bad news that they are not among the 10 who have qualified for the next debate, a predicament that is likely to spell doom for their campaigns. "Our rules have ended up less inclusive...
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Edward Snowden Book Coming Out Sept. 17

NEW YORK — Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has written a memoir. The book by the man whose leaks of classified documents transformed the debate about government surveillance is coming ...
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Debate Takeaways: Democratic Divisions Intensify

DETROIT — From the beginning, Joe Biden knew he would take heat at Wednesday's presidential debate. He was right — but he was not alone. The evening marked some of the toughest attacks California Sen. Kamala Harris has faced as a candidate. The exchange...

Kamala Harris Gets Personal, Delivers Stunning Blow to Biden

WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris spoke slowly but bluntly as she stared at Joe Biden, then began treating him as a hostile witness. Kamala Harris described a young girl in the 1970s who boarded such buses before dramatically offering, "That little girl was me." ...