Democrats, GOP Far Apart as Virus Aid Talks Intensify

WASHINGTON — The differences over the next coronavirus aid package are vast: Democrats propose $3 trillion in relief and Republicans have a $1 trillion counteroffer. At stake are millions of Americans' jobless benefits, school reopenings and eviction protectio...
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Democrats Unveil Police Overhaul, Kneel at Capitol

WASHINGTON — Democrats proposed a sweeping overhaul of police oversight and procedures Monday, an ambitious legislative response to the mass protests denouncing the deaths of black Americans at the hands of law...
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What was Rudy Giuliani Doing in Fresno?

President Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was in Fresno on Thursday soliciting funding for a proposed documentary. The former New York mayor pitched small groups at Ovidio Ristorante Italiano and T...
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‘No Way Out’: Demographics Drive GOP Nosedive on West Coast

BEND, Ore. — In the early 1990s, the population of Bend was around 25,000 and leaned Republican. A lumber mill operated along the banks of the Deschutes River in Oregon's high-desert country. The transformation shows how demographic shifts and the GOP's tac...
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Pelosi Reveals Why She Ripped up Trump’s Speech

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was gone, the House lights were dimming, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi looked up to her friends and family in the gallery overhead. She held up the speech she had shredded b...
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Dems Kick off Iowa Caucuses Amid Worry Over Beating Trump

DES MOINES, Iowa — A Democratic campaign that has cost more than $1 billion, dashed the ambitions of veteran politicians, forced conversations about race, gender and identity and prompted fierce debate over health care and taxes crests Monday in the Iowa caucu...