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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a fundraiser for the Nevada Democratic Party,…
Elizabeth Warren wants to move the country to a government-funded health care system in stages over three years rather than immediately push for a full 'Medicare for All'
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Tue, 11/19/2019 - 00:31
The sun sets over the U.S. Capitol after the second day of public hearings by the House Intelligence Committee in the impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill Washington, Nov. 15, 2019.
In total, House committees will hear from nine witnesses during five separate hearings taking place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 23:52
US Women Candidates Aim to Break Presidential 'Glass Ceiling'
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While 59 other countries have elected female heads of state, the United States has yet to shatter what former Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton called the “highest, hardest glass ceiling.” Clinton’s loss to President Donald Trump in 2016 may have blazed a trail for five female candidates currently running for president in 2020, but as VOA’s Brian Padden reports it also reinforced doubts that a woman can be elected to the nation's highest office.
FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2019 file photo, a man blows a puff of smoke as he vapes with an electronic cigarette. Months into an…
For nearly two months, momentum had been building inside the White House to try to halt a youth vaping epidemic that experts feared was hurting as many as 5 million teenagers
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 19:29
FILE - President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Oct. 10, 2019.
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High court will decide whether to consider appellate court ruling that president's accounting firm must turn over eight years of his financial records to opposition Democratic lawmakers
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 15:54
Committee Chairman U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), flanked by Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA) and ranking member Mike Kelly (R-PA), presides over a House Ways and Means Committee Oversight Subcommittee hearing on whether to compel candidates for U.S. presiden
Case represents an important showdown pitting the powers of the presidency against the authority of Congress
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:37
From left, Democratic presidential candidates former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., former Vice…
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Underlying their concerns is an almost desperate urgency shared by much of the Democratic Party to find a surefire nominee to deny Trump a second term
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:57

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