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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton’s 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz. FILE PHOTO: Attorney Kenneth Starr speaks during arguments
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg unveiled a plan on Friday to slash greenhouse gas emissions from transportation by making electric vehicles accessible to even low-income families and improving access to public transit. FILE PHOTO: U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks at an event in Aurora, Colorado, U.S. Dec 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rick
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Six Democratic presidential contenders on Tuesday face perhaps the most pressure-packed debate yet, with voters in Iowa set to kick off the 2020 nominating contest in just weeks. FILE PHOTO: Former Vice President Joe Biden laughs as Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at the 2020 Democratic campaign debate at Loyola Marymount University in
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DAVENPORT, Iowa/MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (Reuters) – A rare sign of discord emerged on Sunday between progressive Democratic presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders over a report that Sanders’ campaign volunteers had called her a candidate of the elite in conversations with voters. FILE PHOTO: Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks as Senator Elizabeth Warren and
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MASON CITY, Iowa/DAVENPORT, Iowa (Reuters) – Kristen Marttila braved sub-freezing temperatures on Saturday to knock on doors in Mason City, Iowa, trying to convince voters to cast their lot with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren in the state’s nominating contest on Feb. 3. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) reacts
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a town hall at Keokuk Middle School in Keokuk, Iowa, U.S. December 15, 2019. REUTERS/Daniel Acker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has taken a narrow lead among Democratic presidential candidates in the important early-voting state of Iowa in a tight battle with
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Governor Greg Abbott of Texas on Friday became the first governor in the country to refuse to accept refugees after President Donald Trump signed an executive order empowering local jurisdictions to consent to the federal program. FILE PHOTO: Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at the annual National Rifle Association (NRA) convention
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The idea of imposing a wealth tax on the richest Americans has elicited sharply divergent views across a spectrum of politicians, with President Donald Trump branding it socialist and progressive Democratic presidential contenders Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders prominently endorsing it. FILE PHOTO: The Charging Bull or Wall Street Bull
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders remain the top candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination as potential voters appear increasingly interested in picking a winner this year instead of someone who shares their interests, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential
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