Jessica Taylor

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Republican Dan Bishop Wins North Carolina Special Congressional Election

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Bishop eked out a victory in the closely watched, scandal-plagued race that was actually the final uncalled contest of the 2018 midterms. Republicans have held the seat for decades.

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Voters In North Carolina To Decide The Final Race From The 2018 Midterms On Tuesday

Monday, September 09, 2019

The final contest of the 2018 midterms is being decided Tuesday in North Carolina. The original election was close, and the results were thrown out amid evidence of vote tampering by a GOP operative.

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Apologizes For Wearing Blackface During College Skit

Thursday, August 29, 2019

The Republican governor said Thursday she still doesn't recall the incident, but after a recording surfaced of her discussing the sketch with her then-fiancé, Ivey admitted it must be true.

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Debate Stage Cut In Half For 1-Night September Showdown

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Three candidates have dropped out in the past two weeks as it became clear they wouldn't make the debate stage. Others who didn't are vowing to fight and say the rules are unfair.

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DNC Moves May Slash The 2020 Field, And Spark Plenty Of Controversy

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The shrinking field will please those who worry about Democrats' chances of defeating President Trump. But some candidates are already complaining party leaders are trying to manipulate the process.

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As Texas Suburbs Diversify, Democrats See An Opportunity For 2020

Friday, August 23, 2019

As Republican retirements stack up, Democrats are bullish about gains in Texas, with rapid demographic shifts among Hispanics and Asians. Plus, a backlash against President Trump.

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Texas Emerges As A Battleground State Ahead Of 2020 Elections

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Republican retirements from the House have given Democrats hope of expanding their gains next year in Texas, where changing demographics in suburbs have reshaped the electorate in some districts.

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Julián Castro Is 10th Democrat To Qualify For September Presidential Debate

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The former HUD secretary made the cut just over a week before the deadline to hit polling and fundraising benchmarks. Less than half the field is likely to make it on stage in Houston next month.

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Trump Shifts From Background Checks To Mental Illness Reform At N.H. Rally

Thursday, August 15, 2019

"There is a mental illness problem that has to be dealt with. It's not the gun that pulls the trigger — it's the person holding the gun," Trump said to a standing ovation.

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Senate Will Discuss Gun Proposals In September, McConnell Says

Thursday, August 08, 2019

"What we can't do is fail to pass something," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told WHAS radio. "The urgency of this is not lost on any of us."

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9 Candidates Now Qualify For The September Democratic Primary Debate

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Andrew Yang crossed the threshold Thursday, and two other candidates are on the cusp of qualifying. That means there could again be two debate nights next month instead of just one.

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House Retirement Tracker: GOP Exits Mount, Hurting Chances To Flip Control In 2020

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Over the past two weeks alone, seven House Republicans have announced they won't run again, including two of just 13 GOP women in the House and the chamber's lone African American Republican.

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Trump Blasts Dayton Leaders For 'Misrepresenting' His Visit

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Leaders in Dayton and El Paso were skeptical ahead of President Trump's visits but hoped that he would bring the communities together following mass shootings in both cities over the weekend.

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Klobuchar Qualifies For September Democratic Debate, Campaign Announces

Friday, August 02, 2019

The next debate has a tougher threshold than the past two. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is the eighth presidential candidate who appears to have made it to the stage.

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Texas Rep. Will Hurd, House's Only Black Republican, Won't Seek Reelection In 2020

Thursday, August 01, 2019

Hurd is the sixth congressional Republican in just over a week to announce retirement. A frequent Trump critic, he is also the only GOP member who represents part of the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Protests On Immigration, Policing Disrupt 2nd Night Of Democratic Debate

Thursday, August 01, 2019

Activists targeted New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio regarding the NYPD officer involved in Eric Garner's 2014 death. Another group held a banner that read, "Stop all deportations on day one."

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'Impossible Promises' Vs. 'Small Ideas.' Moderates And Progressives Clash At Debate

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Moderates took aim at the liberal policies of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on health care and taxes at the Democratic debate, arguing that their stances could ensure a second term for Trump.

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Debate May Be Last-Ditch Effort For Struggling Democrats To Stay Alive

Monday, July 29, 2019

Eight candidates meet the requirements to make the debate stage in September: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke, Cory Booker and Andrew Yang.

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Supreme Court Lets Trump Border Wall Move Forward, But Legal Fight Still Looms

Friday, July 26, 2019

A lower court had initially frozen the $2.5 billion in defense funds Trump had sought to use amid his emergency declaration earlier this year. Now liberal groups are seeking an expedited hearing.

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Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: 'Make Straws Great Again'

Friday, July 19, 2019

The president's reelection campaign is selling reusable and recycled straws in its 2020 online store, because, it says, "Liberal paper straws don't work."

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