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Democratic candidates focus on climate change in town halls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic presidential contenders talked tough Wednesday on cutting climate-damaging emissions from oil, gas and coal, turning their focus to global warming in a marathon evening of town halls that gave the candidates a chance to distinguish themselves on a topic of growing importance to their party's liberal base.

Sep. 4, 2019 11:23 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ______ Sept. 4 The Houston Chronicle on gun laws in Texas following a mass shooting that killed seven people: Texas leaders who keep going through the motions of addressing mass shootings in this state without making significant changes should be ashamed.

Sep. 4, 2019 6:59 PM EDT
Trump's approval rating remains below 50% in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A poll released Wednesday shows that President Donald Trump's job approval in the key swing state of Wisconsin remains below 50%, a troubling sign for Republicans 14 months before the 2020 election.

Sep. 4, 2019 5:43 PM EDT
Kansas treasurer drops Senate bid to challenge Rep. Watkins

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' Republican state treasurer on Wednesday abandoned a campaign for an open Senate seat to challenge a GOP freshman congressman that he describes as vulnerable to Democratic defeat.

Sep. 4, 2019 2:32 PM EDT
GOP shifts focus to House Dem 'squad' in campaign attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Move over, Nancy Pelosi. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the "squad" of freshmen women of color are emerging as new stars of Republican attacks against Democrats running for Congress.

Aug. 31, 2019 2:10 AM EDT
Mississippi getting set for hard-fought governor's race

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi governor's race this year could be the toughest in nearly a generation, between two politicians who have already won statewide races and are known for digging in against opponents: two-term Republican Lt.

Aug. 28, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

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