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On edge: 2020 Dems face prospect of being cut from debates

MIAMI (AP) — The largest presidential field in modern Democratic politics could quickly shrink as more than half of the contenders are in real danger of failing to meet tougher requirements to participate in the fall round of debates.

Jul. 1, 2019 5:55 AM EDT
Trump dismisses Carter's attacks on his legitimacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed Jimmy Carter's swipe at the legitimacy of his election and said the charge was nothing more than a "Democrat talking point," while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old former commander in chief.

Jun. 29, 2019 2:22 PM EDT
Analysis: Biden's viability, party's future face questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Party is in no mood for a coronation.Joe Biden stepped onto the debate stage Thursday night as a front runner by default more than depth of support, and walked away with a more fragile standing atop the sprawling Democratic field.

Jun. 28, 2019 7:00 PM EDT
Senate GOP leader relishes role as 'Grim Reaper'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the Grim Reaper — the one who holds the scythe leading to the chamber where the desires of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's House majority go to die.

Jun. 28, 2019 6:42 PM EDT
Jimmy Carter claims Russia won Trump the White House

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is president only because of Russian interference.

Jun. 28, 2019 3:42 PM EDT
Rivals target Biden as Democrats' rifts emerge on age, race

MIAMI (AP) — Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology burst into public view in Thursday night's presidential debate, punctuated by a heated exchange between former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen.

Jun. 28, 2019 1:39 PM EDT

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