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New York Times Endorses 2 Democrats for PresidentInstead of picking a side in the Democratic Party's centrists versus progressives debate, the New York Times editorial board has chosen to endorse two candidates. "May the best woman win," they write, giving the nod to Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren. On the progressive side, they describe Sen. Bernie...
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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the Iowa State Education Association Candidate Forum, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
2020 Watch: Will impeachment change the primary?With voting to begin in just two weeks, the sprint to the Iowa caucuses is unmistakably complicated by the beginning of President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial in the Senate
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police shows Patrik Mathews. FBI agents on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, arrested the former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who are linked to a violent white supremacist group and were believed to be heading to a pro-gun rally next week in Virginia's capital. The three men are members of The Base and were arrested on federal charges in a criminal complaint unsealed in Maryland, according to a Justice Department news release. (Royal Canadian Mounted Police via AP)
A look at expected participants in Virginia gun rallyState officials and U.S. hate-monitoring groups are warning about the potential for violence ahead of a gun-rights rally in Virginia that's expected to draw a mix of militias, firearms advocates and white supremacists to Richmond
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Vice President Mike Pence, left, listens to the history of the Civil Rights Museum during a visit, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, to Memphis, Tenn., on the eve of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian via AP)
Martin Luther King holiday: Faith, politics mix this holidayThe nation is marking the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on the holiday memorializing the civil rights leader
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Demonstrators stand on the capitol grounds ahead of a pro gun rally, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Thousands rally in Virginia's capital for gun rightsGun-rights activists and other groups are descending on Virginia’s capital city of Richmond to protest plans by the state's Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation
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President Donald Trump, gestures as he and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He prepare to sign a U.S. China trade agreement, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
AP FACT CHECK: Distortion in Trump's impeachment defense In his first formal response to impeachment charges, President Donald Trump misrepresented the testimony of a key witness who described a quid pro quo in the Ukraine matter
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Anticipated events in connection with impeachment of President Donald Trump.;
Crimes? Impeachment prosecutors, defense lay out argumentsThe impeachment trial of President Donald Trump will resume this week and may start with a fight over the ground rules
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks with reporters following a forum broadcast on radio in a New Hampshire Public Radio station, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Election 2020: The unexpected durability of Biden, Sanders Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are proving to be two of the most durable candidates in the Democratic presidential primary
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US. Sen. Bernie Sanders, left, I-Vt., U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, center, D-Hawaii, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, right, D--Mass., speak at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day services at Zion Baptist Church, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
King Day in South Carolina draws 2020 presidential hopefulsDemocratic presidential contenders are celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and his legacy in South Carolina, Iowa and elsewhere
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at We The People 2020: Protecting Our Democracy After Citizens United at Curate, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
NY Times endorses Klobuchar, Warren in Democratic contestThe New York Times has endorsed not one but two candidates for the Democratic nomination for president, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar from the party's moderate wing and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren from its progressive wing
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FILE - In this July 21, 2010, photo, employees leave the front gate of the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss. An inmate at the Mississippi prison that was a focus of recent deadly unrest was found hanging in his cell by two corrections officers over the weekend and pronounced dead, a coroner said Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
Coroner: Inmate dies, found hanging at a Mississippi prisonA coroner says an inmate has died after being found hanging at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, which was a focus of recent deadly unrest
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Morales names his candidate for Bolivia presidential voteFormer Bolivian President Evo Morales has picked ex-Economy Minister Luis Arce Catacora to be his party's presidential candidate in the May 3 elections
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