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Voters in New Hampshire fill in blanks on O'Rourke candidacy

Voters in New Hampshire fill in blanks on O'Rourke candidacy

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March 23, 2019 at 10:05 am

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) Beto O'Rourke leaves room for voters to decide for themselves what he is and what he could be. He's Bobby Kennedy and Barack Obama. He's nothing new. He'd be a great vice p...

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Cable viewers digest Mueller news through Hannity, Maddow

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March 23, 2019 at 8:31 am | NEW YORK (AP) For Sean Hannity, the "witch hunt" was finally over. Rachel Maddow considered it the start of something. The diametrically opposed opinion hosts, who vie for the distinction of th...

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Democrats' 2020 nominating fight turns in the GOP-run South

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March 22, 2019 at 1:51 pm | ATLANTA (AP) When the top lieutenant to a presidential contender phoned Georgia Democratic Party chairwoman Nikema Williams recently to ask for a one-on-one meeting, Williams declined. "I'm sor...

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Joe Biden's challenge: Winning over progressives

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March 22, 2019 at 5:00 am | WASHINGTON (AP) Joe Biden says he has "the most progressive record" of any Democrat running, or mulling a run, in 2020. But many progressive activists disagree. As the former vice president inc...

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AP: GOP won more seats in 2018 than suggested by vote share

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March 21, 2019 at 2:47 pm | JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Democrats won more votes, regained control of the U.S. House and flipped hundreds of seats in state legislatures during the 2018 elections. It was, by most accounts, a good...

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Centrist or liberal? Beto O'Rourke's political splits

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March 20, 2019 at 3:18 pm | DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) At a packed eastern Iowa house party, a staffer for Democrat Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign tried to clear enough space for the candidate to reach the kitchen, where he wo...

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2020 Democrats' new litmus test: Abolish Electoral College

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March 20, 2019 at 1:23 pm | The Green New Deal and "Medicare for All" are old news. The hottest position in the Democratic presidential field this week is abolishing the Electoral College. Elizabeth Warren kicked things off...

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Bernie Sanders' opening argument: I am electable. Really.

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March 19, 2019 at 5:00 am | WASHINGTON (AP) Bernie Sanders spent much of 2016 talking of revolution. In 2019, he's turned to a subject that's a bit more pragmatic: electability. As he revs up his second presidential campa...

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'We need a million -- and quick!' Dem candidates' playbook

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March 18, 2019 at 2:32 pm | WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, little known outside his home state, boasts he raised over $1 million in the days after launching his White House bid. Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlo...

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