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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: _____ Aug. 13 The Miami Herald on conspiracy theories surrounding the death of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, including a retweet by President Donald Trump: Now that Jeffrey Epstein is dead and gone, the conspiracy theorists have come out of the woodwork.

Aug. 14, 2019 6:04 PM EDT
2020 Democrats weigh how tough to hit Trump on racism

Hillary Clinton took the stage in Reno, Nevada, with an urgent warning about the consequences of a Donald Trump administration: "He's taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over one of America's two major political parties.

Aug. 13, 2019 4:40 PM EDT
Analysis shows 12% could vote without paper backup in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one in 10 voters could cast ballots on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, according to a new analysis, leaving their ballots more vulnerable to hacking.

Aug. 13, 2019 8:56 AM EDT
Biden is still the Democrat to beat, but rivals see weakness

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a barn down a gravel road in Iowa, Joe Biden tore into President Donald Trump's moral character, declaring in one of the fiercest speeches of his campaign that the words of the American president matter.

Aug. 10, 2019 8:22 PM EDT
Democrats use Iowa event to attack Trump _ not each other

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The packed field of Democratic presidential candidates descended Friday night on a small, northern Iowa town, delighting a raucous crowd of voters by largely attacking President Donald Trump rather than each other.

Aug. 10, 2019 6:32 AM EDT
Too many candidates: Some Iowans tired of massive 2020 field

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Jake Poorman is exhausted. He's been trying to get every Democratic presidential candidate to sign a baseball, a souvenir of the wildest Democratic primary he's seen in his 60 years as an Iowan.

Aug. 9, 2019 1:18 AM EDT
Biden, Bullock take on Trump, guns at Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock opened the Iowa State Fair's 2020 presidential blitz on Thursday by blistering President Donald Trump and promising to push new gun restrictions.

Aug. 9, 2019 1:04 AM EDT

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