Danielle Kurtzleben

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A Surging Warren Faces Attacks From More Moderate 2020 Candidates

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Facing scrutiny from other candidates for the first time, Sen. Elizabeth Warren's policy positions were described as unrealistic and expensive by her rivals in the Democratic debate.

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Trade Issues Have Divided Democrats, So Where Do The 2020 Candidates Stand?

Friday, October 11, 2019

President Trump has taken dramatic action on trade. His potential 2020 rivals are on the record about what they would do regarding tariffs and trade deals that could dramatically impact the economy.

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'To Preserve Our Constitution' Biden Calls For Trump Impeachment

Thursday, October 10, 2019

In New Hampshire Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden for the first time called for President Trump's impeachment. Many voters, however, wanted to hear more about other issues.

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Bigger Supreme Court? No More Electoral College? See What 2020 Democrats Would Do

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Stacking up the positions of presidential candidates on changes to government institutions, there are divisions over expanding the U.S. Supreme Court and ending the Senate's filibuster.

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Joe Biden Holds Town Halls In New Hampshire

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden is holding town halls in New Hampshire on Wednesday to hear what's on voters minds as impeachment and Ukraine have overtaken the political world.

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See Where Democratic Candidates Unite And Differ On Gun Policy

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Democrats running for president are largely unified on proposals like an assault weapons ban and red flag laws. Divisions exist over implementing gun buyback programs as voluntary or mandatory.

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The Baumol Effect And Rising Health Care And Education Costs

Friday, October 04, 2019

For decades, the costs of education and health care have climbed far faster than other goods. The Baumol Effect is an oft-overlooked and underappreciated economic theory that explains why.

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Bernie Sanders Has Heart Procedure, Cancels Events Until Further Notice

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

The Vermont senator's campaign said he had two stents inserted to treat a blocked artery after he experienced "chest discomfort" on Tuesday.

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Democratic Debate Exposes Deep Divides Among Candidates Over Health Care

Friday, September 13, 2019

A large chunk of Thursday's Democratic primary debate featured policy brawls about health care policy — including costs, coverage and worries about whether the party is growing too extreme.

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Immigration: Where 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand On Border Crossings And More

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Democrats are unified against President Trump's immigration stances, but many do not have clear positions on specific policies related to border security and immigration levels.

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Planet Money Examines How Presidential Candidates Need To Use Their Cash

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

As the 2020 elections come into focus, candidate ads asking for campaign donations are hard to miss. But does more money mean more votes?

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Climate Issues: Where 2020 Democrats Stand On The Green New Deal And More

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

While most Democratic presidential candidates support the goals laid out in the Green New Deal, they differ on specifics like a carbon tax, nuclear energy and federal spending to fight climate change.

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Health Care: See Where The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Policies related to public vs. private health insurance coverage have divided the presidential field, but there is more agreement on drug pricing.

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'The Testaments' Takes Us Back To Gilead For A Fast-Paced, Female-Centered Adventure

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Margaret Atwood's long-awaited sequel to The Handmaid's Tale brings readers new voices (and one familiar one) and a whole new view of Gilead, the dystopian theocracy that was once the United States.

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How Much Do Presidential Candidate Visits To Iowa's State Fair Actually Help Voters?

Monday, August 12, 2019

The Iowa State Fair attracts nearly all presidential candidates every four years. As always, it's been a big media spectacle this year, so what have voters actually gotten out of it?

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Iowa Gun Forum Draws 2020 Presidential Candidates

Saturday, August 10, 2019

The recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton have become one of the top issues for presidential candidates who are stumping through Iowa this weekend.

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Democrats Talk Gun Control At Iowa State Fair

Saturday, August 10, 2019

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have traveled to Iowa for the annual state fair, where gun control is dominating conversation.

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Fact Check: Gillibrand Attacks Biden On 1981 'Deterioration Of The Family' Op-Ed

Thursday, August 01, 2019

The quote does originate with a position Biden took on the child care tax credit in the 1980s and an op-ed he wrote back then — but there's a more complicated story than Gillibrand conveyed.

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Digging In To Democrats' Health Care Arguments In 1st Night Of Debate

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Divisions among the 10 Democratic presidential candidates onstage Tuesday night were perhaps nowhere clearer than in their approaches to health care — and whether to pursue "Medicare for All."

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The Democratic Debate Over 'Medicare For All' And Middle-Class Taxes, Explained

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

On the debate stage in Detroit, Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders were at the center of a heated fight over "Medicare for All." But the question here is about costs, not just taxes.

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