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Pete Buttigieg drops out of presidential race

Pete Buttigieg drops out of presidential race

Buttigieg emerged from the Iowa caucuses with the most delegates and came in second in New Hampshire, but finished third in Nevada and fourth in South Carolina.
'We made history': Pete Buttigieg drops out of the 2020 presidential race

'We made history': Pete Buttigieg drops out of the 2020 presidential race

Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, exited the 2020 presidential race on Sunday after a disappointing fourth-place finish in South Carolina. Buttigieg leaves the race after an
House Dems quash bill mandating medical care for infants who survive abortions

House Dems quash bill mandating medical care for infants who survive abortions

House Democrats on Friday rejected Republicans' attempt to recommit legislation that would have required medical care for infants who survive abortions. With a 220-187 vote, Democrats blocked
The Trump campaign’s newest plan: A swing-state blimp

The Trump campaign’s newest plan: A swing-state blimp

The president’s team hopes to use the blimp to reach supporters and ask for their votes and donations.

Joe Biden got his South Carolina comeback. Will it be enough?

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Joe Biden got the win in South Carolina he desperately needed.
Judge rules Cuccinelli's appointment unlawful, voiding some orders

Judge rules Cuccinelli's appointment unlawful, voiding some orders

It's unclear how the order will affect Ken Cuccinelli's current role at the Department of Homeland Security.
Selma churchgoers turn their backs on Bloomberg

Selma churchgoers turn their backs on Bloomberg

Bloomberg addressed the congregation at Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma, Alabama, on Sunday.

Trump says the coronavirus is the Democrats' 'new hoax'

President Donald Trump said Friday that Democrats are using the virulent coronavirus as a "hoax" to damage him and his administration.
Tom Steyer drops out of presidential race

Tom Steyer drops out of presidential race

Steyer spent more than $17 million on ads in South Carolina
Biden wins South Carolina, giving much-needed boost to campaign

Biden wins South Carolina, giving much-needed boost to campaign

"We've just won, and we've won big because of you," Biden said to his supporters.
Top Teachers Union Leader Is Endorsing Elizabeth Warren For President

Top Teachers Union Leader Is Endorsing Elizabeth Warren For President

AFT President Randi Weingarten is backing the Massachusetts senator in her personal capacity. Her union has backed Warren, Biden and Sanders.
All U.S. troops to withdraw from Afghanistan under peace deal

All U.S. troops to withdraw from Afghanistan under peace deal

'Conditions-based' withdrawal will be complete in 14 months if Taliban keep commitments.

Trump again nominates Congressman Ratcliffe as his intelligence director

President Donald Trump said on Friday he again was tapping Republican Representative John Ratcliffe to be the nation's top spy, a loyalist whose first nomination he dropped last year amid questions
A checkup on Mike Pence's public health record

A checkup on Mike Pence's public health record

Pence has espoused false beliefs that are disproven with data easily found on U.S. government webpages.
Coronavirus epidemic reveals a world in political crisis

Coronavirus epidemic reveals a world in political crisis

Panic over the coronavirus outbreak has highlighted the failings of a global political class.