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Warren apologizes for heritage claim, woos Native Americans

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that's proved to be a big political liability.

Aug. 19, 2019 8:23 PM EDT
No. 4 House Democrat issues call for impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it's time to hold him accountable.

Aug. 19, 2019 4:03 PM EDT
Michael Bennet banking on moderation in age of Trump

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Michael Bennet was about as fired up as he ever gets at the Iowa State Fair's Political Soapbox, railing against Bernie Sanders' health care plan — but politely.

Aug. 19, 2019 3:00 PM EDT
Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs.

Aug. 18, 2019 8:21 AM EDT
Warren, Sanders get personal with young, black Christians

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.

Aug. 17, 2019 10:04 PM EDT
Republicans still waiting on Pompeo in Kansas Senate race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Even though U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has declared a Senate run to be "off the table" next year, many fellow Republicans in Washington and his home state of Kansas aren't buying it.

Aug. 16, 2019 2:55 PM EDT
O'Rourke visits Mississippi towns targeted in ICE raids

CANTON, Miss. (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke on Friday became the first presidential candidate to visit one of the Mississippi towns where federal immigration agents recently raided chicken processing plants and arrested nearly 700 people — beginning a revamped campaign he says will now focus more on highlighting President Donald Trump's destructive rhetoric and polices than hitting states that vote early in primary season.

Aug. 16, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

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