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What to know about early voting in the 2020 presidential primaries

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The very first vote in the Democratic presidential primaries may have been cast in Minneapolis last week. On the night of January 16, Davis Senseman was in a parking lot outside a voting center with four friends, all of......
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Former NFL player Dhani Jones endorses Mike Bloomberg for president

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Former NFL player Dhani Jones announced Thursday that he’s throwing his support behind Democratic presidential candidate and .   Jones, a former linebacker who played 11 seasons in the NFL and at the collegiate level for the University of......
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How senators stuck in D.C. for impeachment are keeping their 2020 campaigns going

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Nashua, New Hampshire – Seven inches of fresh snow and sub-freezing temperatures couldn’t stop voter Sharon Giglio from trekking to a corner café to attend “office hours” with Amy Klobuchar’s campaign, even without the presence of the presidential candidate. ......
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Trump’s Russia adviser is put on administrative leave

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The top Russia adviser at the White House, Andrew Peek, is now on administrative leave, CBS News has confirmed. Bloomberg and Axios first reported Peek’s removal from the White House National Security Council.   Two sources confirmed to CBS News......
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Sanders, Warren play it cool as impeachment trial begins

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, longtime allies currently immersed in a public dispute, put aside their differences Thursday in Washington for the start of a historic impeachment trial of President Trump. They have all but accused one another......
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Planned Parenthood announces $45 million investment in 2020 elections today

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As abortion-supporters brace for another year of restrictions and court battles, Planned Parenthood is throwing its weight into the 2020 elections. This week, Planned Parenthood launched the biggest electoral effort in its history: a $45 million spend to support......
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Pete Buttigieg lands key New Hampshire endorsement

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New Hampshire Congresswoman Annie Kuster endorsed former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday, becoming the first member of the first-in-the-nation primary state’s congressional delegation to back a presidential contender. Kuster, who sat on the steering committees for then-Senators......
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Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren audio: CNN releases video of Democratic post-debate exchange between Sanders and Warren

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CNN has released audio of a post-debate exchange between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in which she accuses her 2020 Democratic opponent of calling her a “liar on national TV.” The two were among six presidential candidates who participated......
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Democratic Debate: Sanders and Warren spar over disputed reports over whether a woman can win the presidency

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren went head-to-head Tuesday over their conflicting accounts of a meeting the senators had in December 2018 about the 2020 election and taking on President Trump.  Warren claimed Monday that Sanders told her during the......
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Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — A Wisconsin appeals court has put on hold a lower court order requiring the state to immediately purge more than 200,000 people from voters rolls over questions about their addresses. The Wisconsin Court of Appeals temporarily halted......
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Wisconsin Elections Commission held in contempt in voter purge case

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Washington — A Wisconsin judge has found the state’s election commission and some of its members in contempt for failing to comply with an order to immediately purge more than 200,000 voters from the state’s rolls. Ozaukee County Circuit Court Judge Paul Malloy said the Wisconsin Elections Commission must begin......
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Still lagging in the polls, Amy Klobuchar looks for an Iowa upset

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Senator Amy Klobuchar’s presidential campaign is staying on message and trumpeting what they call “Klomentum” in Iowa as her polling has inched up the past few months. But when the Des Moines Register, the premier newspaper in the state, released its latest poll this weekend, it pegged the Minnesota senator’s......
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Elizabeth Warren claims Bernie Sanders told her he didn’t think a woman could win the presidency

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Senator Elizabeth Warren released a statement Monday night alleging that fellow 2020 contender Senator Bernie Sanders told her he didn’t think a woman could win the presidency during a meeting in 2018. Her statement comes hours after CNN reported the alleged comment, which Sanders denies.  “Bernie and I met for......
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Cory Booker suspends presidential campaign

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New Jersey Senator suspended his presidential bid on Monday, acknowledging what has been apparent for months — that he isn’t building the support needed to win the Democratic nomination. Booker, who will be participating in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump, wrote in a Medium post published Monday morning......
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Trump officials didn’t tell Senate that Qassem Soleimani plot allegedly targeted four embassies

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Administration officials who briefed senators this week on the U.S. strike that killed Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani did not tell the senators that there was also an attempt the same day to target the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) leader in Yemen, two sources familiar with the briefing told......
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Bernie Sanders, Democratic front-runner?

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A new Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom poll has Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders leading the race in Iowa 24 days out from Caucus Day with 20% support among likely Democratic caucus-goers. Sanders is followed by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren with 17%, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 16% and former Vice President Joe......
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Majority of Americans favor wealth tax on very rich: Reuters/Ipsos poll

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The idea of imposing a wealth tax on the richest Americans has elicited sharply divergent views across a spectrum of politicians, with President Donald Trump branding it socialist and progressive Democratic presidential contenders Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders prominently endorsing it. FILE PHOTO: The Charging......
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Factbox: How social media services handle political ads

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc’s Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election. FILE PHOTO: Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photos/File......
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Poll shows Buttigieg, Biden, Sanders and Warren leading New Hampshire

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With just over one month to go until the New Hampshire primary, a new poll indicates it’s a tight race among the top-four Democratic candidates.  According to a Monmouth University New Hampshire poll released Thursday, Pete Buttigieg is leading among registered Democrats and unaffiliated voters likely to participate in the......
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How Joe Biden is campaigning in Iowa a month from the caucuses

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Waterloo, Iowa — Less than a month from the Iowa caucuses, Joe Biden is continuing to overwhelmingly target rural communities throughout the state. In fact, the last event he held in Des Moines before his current bus tour was in November, when former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack and wife Christie......

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