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In this June 24, 2019, photo, a billboard advertises the Democratic Presidential Debates across from the Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, in Miami.
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June 25, 2019 - 9:03 am
By David Bauder, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Don't envy NBC News executive Rashida Jones, who is behind this week's inaugural Democratic presidential debate and will have to juggle 20 candidates, five news personalities and, it's likely, one tweeting president. While the event is obviously...
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In this Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks during a news conference with Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin in South Amboy.
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June 11, 2019 - 10:34 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that he and others said is the nation's first requiring most hotels to provide their workers with wearable panic buttons they can press to summon help quickly in an emergency. The...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during a campaign stop on Friday, April 26, 2019, at Allen University in Columbia, S.C.
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May 06, 2019 - 9:47 am
By Elana Schor, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is proposing that all gun owners be licensed by the federal government, a process that would include an interview and safety training. National licensing is one of more than a dozen specific proposals...
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Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, answers questions during a presidential forum held by She The People on the Texas State University campus Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Houston.
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April 25, 2019 - 6:57 am
By Juana Summers and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden's decision to enter the Democratic presidential race is causing consternation among some Democrats, particularly women of color, who have been hoping for a nominee who better reflects the nation...
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Jan 24, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and other House Democrat members walking from the Senate Chambers after the Senate voted to reject a pair of dueling bills Thursday to fund the federal government and end the longest partial govern
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April 15, 2019 - 9:35 am
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar says she's faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. "This is endangering lives," she said, accusing Trump of...
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In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, makes his concession speech at his election night party in El Paso, Texas.
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March 14, 2019 - 6:36 am
By Will Weissert, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke formally announced Thursday that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, ending months of intense speculation over whether he'd try to translate his newfound political celebrity into a White...
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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper speaks during a Senate hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo, File
March 04, 2019 - 8:04 am
By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said on Monday he's running for president, casting himself as a can-do uniter who's used to overcoming adversity and accomplishing liberal goals in a politically divided state. "I'm running for president...
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee sits in front of the state seal as he takes part in a conference call meeting with members of the AARP, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.
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March 01, 2019 - 9:55 am
By Bill Barrow and Rachel La Corte, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, mixing calls for combating climate change and highlights of his liberal record with an aggressive critique of President Donald Trump. The 68-year-old...
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Fifty-eight former senior national security officials, both Democrat and Republican, will issue a statement Monday saying "there is no factual basis" to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the US southern border.
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February 25, 2019 - 8:33 am
By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- Fifty-eight former senior national security officials, both Democrat and Republican, will issue a statement Monday saying "there is no factual basis" to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the US southern border. "Under no plausible...
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Retired NASA astronaut and Navy Capt. Mark Kelly and former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords
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February 12, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will run to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate. If he wins the Democratic...
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