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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 11 The Charlotte Observer and Raleigh News & Observer on how a congressional election in North Carolina may have foreshadowed the 2020 presidential race: Early this year, when Republican Mark Harris called for a new election in North Carolina's disputed 9th Congressional District, top-tier Republicans wanted little to do with taking his place on the ballot.

Sep. 11, 2019 6:14 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
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: _____ Aug. 28 Tulsa World on the $572 million verdict in Oklahoma's opioid case against health care giant Johnson & Johnson: Oklahoma has won a judgment of more than $572 million against corporate health care giant Johnson & Johnson after showing that the company's role in the state's opioid crisis created a public nuisance that "compromised the health and safety of thousands of Oklahomans.

Aug. 28, 2019 4:26 PM EDT
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
Text of former special counsel Mueller's opening statement

Text of the prepared opening statement by former special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday at his congressional testimony on his Russia report:Good morning Chairman Nadler, Ranking Member Collins, and members of the Committee.

Jul. 24, 2019 9:02 AM EDT
Who's in, who's out: Meet the Dems running for president

Tom Steyer ruled out a 2020 presidential bid earlier this year. Now he's changed his mind.The billionaire investor and activist announced Tuesday that he would join the crowded Democratic primary for the White House after all, saying his campaign will focus on reducing the influence of corporations in politics.

Jul. 9, 2019 5:12 PM EDT
Photos of migrant father and daughter spark global anguish

WASHINGTON (AP) — From the Vatican to the U.S. Congress and campaign trail, expressions of anguish, empathy and outrage poured out Wednesday over the photos of a migrant father and young daughter who drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico to enter the United States without legal permission.

Jun. 26, 2019 2:25 PM EDT
Meet the Democratic candidates who are running for president

The two dozen candidates who make up the sprawling 2020 Democratic presidential field range in age from 37 to 89 and include liberals and moderates; senators, governors and mayors; and an unprecedented number of women and minorities.

Jun. 20, 2019 9:00 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 18 The Orlando Sentinel on why it won't endorse Donald Trump for president in 2020: Donald Trump (was) in Orlando (Tuesday) to announce the kickoff of his re-election campaign.

Jun. 19, 2019 5:25 PM EDT
Text of special counsel Robert Mueller's statement on probe

Text of special counsel Robert Mueller's prepared statement Wednesday on his investigation , as released by the Justice Department:Two years ago, the Acting Attorney General asked me to serve as Special Counsel, and he created the Special Counsel's office.

May. 29, 2019 11:59 AM EDT
Who's running for president? Meet the Democratic candidates

The 21 candidates who make up the sprawling 2020 Democratic presidential field range in age from 37 to 77 and include liberals and moderates; senators, governors and mayors; and an unprecedented number of women and minorities.

May. 10, 2019 8:50 PM EDT
The Latest: Biden expects Trump attacks on him and family

The Latest on the Democratic candidates running for president (all times EDT):9 p.m.Former Vice President Joe Biden is making his foreign policy experience a primary selling point to top donors to his presidential campaign.

May. 5, 2019 6:26 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 25 The Japan News on the bombings in Sri Lanka: This was a despicable, inexcusable act of violence that targeted innocent people.

Apr. 25, 2019 9:48 AM EDT
The Latest: Warren says Dems need more than anti-Trump cry

The Latest on the 2020 presidential race (all times EDT):3:45 p.m.Elizabeth Warren says the Democrats running for president will have to do more than campaign on an anti-Donald Trump message if they want to take back the White House in 2020.

Apr. 6, 2019 3:46 PM EDT
The Latest: O'Rourke gives a nod to Sanders

The Latest on the 2020 campaign season (all times Eastern):11:50 p.m.Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says he's glad Bernie Sanders is also running and that the country "owes so much" to the Vermont senator for his persistence and leadership to move the country closer to embracing universal health care.

Mar. 24, 2019 12:16 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 18 Star Tribune of Minneapolis urges political leaders to foster better intelligence sharing on domestic terror threats and white supremacy after the New Zealand mosque massacre: As the world mourns the loss of 50 lives in the New Zealand mosque shooting, leaders across the globe need to stop and ask a vital question: What is being done to prevent the next hate-filled extremist from getting swept up in a toxic mix of white supremacy and nationalism and then acting upon it to take innocent lives? Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, is in custody in New Zealand and stands accused of the slaughter that took place in two houses of worship in the city of Christchurch late last week.

Mar. 20, 2019 12:50 PM EDT
The Latest: Biden's verbal slip draws Democrats' cheers

The Latest on the Democratic contenders for president (all times Eastern):9:05 p.m.A slip of the tongue by former Vice President Joe Biden might suggest he's leaning toward running for the White House again.

Mar. 17, 2019 3:34 AM EDT
The Latest: Brown, mulling 2020 run, visits South Carolina

The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times EST):2:20 p.m.Democrat Sherrod Brown hasn't decided yet whether he'll run for president in 2020, but the Ohio Democrat is spending time in early-voting South Carolina, where he's promoting higher wages for workers and more robust health care.

Mar. 2, 2019 3:07 PM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 27 The Washington Post on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen: Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's Wednesday hearing before the House Oversight Committee was explosive not for what was new — but, depressingly, what was not new to anyone watching this administration with clear eyes.

Feb. 27, 2019 6:35 PM EST
The Latest: Klobuchar takes a 'relative' look at gun laws

The Latest on the presidential candidates (all times EST):11:30 p.m.Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says that she comes at gun safety legislation from the perspective of: "Would this hurt my Uncle Dick in the deer stand?"Appearing Monday night at a CNN town hall in New Hampshire, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate says her state values the outdoors as well as hunting and fishing.

Feb. 18, 2019 11:36 PM EST
The Latest: Booker talks policy, plays Pac-Man at barcade

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times EST):11:15 p.m.Amid music from video games and the ringing of pinball machines and the sound of cans of domestic and craft beers cracking open, Booker talked policy with local Democrats at a "barcade" in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Feb. 17, 2019 11:15 PM EST
The Latest: Gillibrand accuses Trump of dividing people

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local):6:15 p.m.Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, in her second day of campaigning in New Hampshire, issued a rebuke of what she called President Donald Trump's divisive language.

Feb. 16, 2019 6:32 PM EST
2020 Dems hit early voting states; Weld explores GOP bid

Several Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, while a Republican has announced he's creating an exploratory committee for a possible 2020 run.

Feb. 15, 2019 9:32 PM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 8 The New York Times on President Donald Trump's first Oval Office address and his border policies: How fitting is it that President Trump's first Oval Office address, which he requested be televised live in prime time by every major network, was aimed at stirring up the American public about a crisis largely of his own making? Not that the border crisis is one of Mr.

Jan. 9, 2019 6:35 PM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 7 The Washington Post on the Democrats' return to control over the House of Representatives: The Democrats' return to control over the House of Representatives is much more than a victory for one party.

Nov. 7, 2018 6:00 PM EST

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