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Delaney denies report of campaign rebellion, says he has ‘no plans’ to quit 2020 race

Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney is shooting down a report that members of his campaign asked him to end his long-shot bid for the White House. In an interview Friday with Fox News and in a statement, the former three-term congressman from Maryland emphasized that he had “no plans to drop out of the race.

Field locked in, but stage is still in flux, for Round 2 of Dem debates

The names of the 20 Democratic presidential candidates who will take part in the second round of primary debates is now official. The Democratic National Committee and CNN, it’s media partner for the consecutive nights of showdowns that will take place July 30-31 in Detroit, on Wednesday announced which candidates made the cut.

Biden's polling lead in first primary state all but evaporates

Joe Biden remains on top in the state that holds the first presidential primary in the race for the White House, but a new poll is the second in two days to suggestthe former vice president’s lead over his 2020 Democratic nomination rivals has all but disappeared.

Sanders slams Biden, says he was ‘wrong big time’ on Iraq War

In some of his most forceful criticism to date against 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he has some “pretty significant” policy differences with the former vice president as he assailed his stances on trade, Wall Street regulation and more.

Will 2020 Democratic presidential field start shrinking today?

Will Rep. Eric Swalwell be the first White House hopeful to drop out of the race? The congressman from California and long-shot for the Democratic presidential nomination will hold a news conference Monday afternoon at his campaign headquarters.

2020 Dems target Trump, and the DNC, as they march in NH July 4 parade

The four Democratic presidential contenders marching in this New Hampshire town’s storied Independence Day parade took aim at Republican President Donald Trump over a much larger July 4th celebration he’s holding in the nation’s capital.

DNC slammed by longshot Dem for raising debate thresholds

White House contender John Delaney is taking aim at the Democratic National Committee, calling their move to increase the thresholds to qualify for the third and fourth round of primary debates “a terrible idea.

Harris capitalizes on breakout debate performance, after grilling Biden on race

After a breakout performance on the debate stage watched by millions of Americans, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is quickly moving to capitalize on the blockbuster moment when she grilled former Vice President Joe Biden about his opposition four decades ago to federally mandated busing.

Harris capitalizes on breakout debate performance, as Biden defends record on race

After a breakout performance on the debate stage watched by millions of Americans, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is quickly moving to capitalize on the blockbuster moment when she grilled former Vice President Joe Biden about his opposition four decades ago to federally mandated busing.

Debate Night: All eyes on Warren as 2020 Dems meet for first showdown

Ten candidates will be in the spotlight Wednesday night as the first round of Democratic presidential nomination debates kicks off in Miami, but it’s the White House hopeful standing center stage wholikely will grab the most attention.

Biden calls for making Dreamers citizens, in new immigration plan

Former Vice President Joe Biden, while accusingPresident Trump of “vilifying immigrants”to "scare" voters, urged Congress to make so-called Dreamers citizensin his newly released campaign proposalto roll back the Trump administration'spolicies onillegal immigration.

Buttigieg fundraising frenzy could produce eye-popping totals

Don’t be surprised if Pete Buttigieg produces an eye-popping fundraising figure when the second quarter campaign cash numbers start pouring in at the beginning of July. Earlier this year the 37-year old South Bend, Indiana mayor surged in the polls – moving from the longest of long-shots to a serious contender for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Elizabeth Warren calls to ban privately run federal prisons

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday announced a new plan to ban private prisons, alleging the companies behind themare “wringing billions out of federal taxpayers” and sacrificing safety to “boost their bottom line.

New 2020 polls: Biden tops Trump in Michigan, edges ahead in Texas

Call it an early warning sign for Donald Trump as he runs for re-election. A new poll in reliably red Texas indicates former Vice President Joe Biden – the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic presidential nomination race – with a slight edge over Trump in a hypothetical 2020 general election showdown.

Biden hits back at Bernie’s bashing over high-dollar fundraisers

Hours before he headlines two campaign fundraising events in Boston on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed back against criticism by some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination for holding “high dollar functions” hosted by “corporate lobbyists.

Bernie Sanders targets Biden over top-dollar fundraisers

Two days after Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wouldn’t “disparage” his rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, the independent senator from Vermont ribbed the front runner right now in the race, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Democratic WH hopefuls Bennet, Ryan jab at DNC over debate rules

Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Tim Ryan, two of the Democratic presidential candidates gunning to make the first round of presidential debates, say it’s too soon for the Democratic National Committee to exclude some of the candidates from making the debate stage.

2020 Dems jump into abortion fray as legal battle heats up

The divisive issue of abortion has rocketed to the center of therace for the Democratic presidential nomination -- and with a lawsuit filed Friday against Alabama's law, legal proceedings could easily keep the debate hot going into the 2020 general election.

Long-shot 2020 Dem Williamson slams DNC for debate criteria

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson has a message for the Democratic National Committee. The best-selling spiritual author and philanthropist turned Democratic presidential candidate says the DNC’s “job should be to help us get in front of the voters.

Sanders and Warren rising, Buttigieg edging down: poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national poll is the latest to indicate a recovery by Sen.

Joe Biden builds massive lead among black voters

Joe Biden is the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic nomination campaign, thanks in part to his popularity at this early stage with black voters.

Inslee unveils $9 trillion plan to battle climate change

Democratic presidential candidateJay Inslee on Thursday unveiled a wide-ranging plan he says would combat climate change by shifting the U.S. from dependence on fossil fuels to renewable energy.

Warren urges reducing defense contractor influence at Pentagon

Taking aim at what she calls “the coziness between defense lobbyists, Congress, and the Pentagon,” presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday unveiled a plan to reduce the influence of defense contractors on the military and “cut our bloated defense budget.

Biden tops Trump by double digits in new Pennsylvania poll

A new survey showsformer Vice President Joe Biden opening up a large lead over President Donald Trump in a hypothetical general election matchup in the crucial battleground state of Pennsylvania.

Texas Rep. Hurd heads to NH, sparking 2024 speculation

For Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, considered an up-and-comer in the GOP, parachuting into to the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of New Hampshire sparks some speculation that the former CIA officer may have national designs in 2024.

Tax returns indicate Buttigieg among the least wealthy 2020 Dems

Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released ten years of tax returns on his campaign website. They show that Buttigieg has earned six-figure salaries the past few years – but his income comes in far behind many of his rivals for the Democratic nomination.

Pete Buttigieg tied for 2nd in New Hampshire poll

A new survey in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House puts former Vice President Joe Biden atop the extremely large field of Democratic presidential candidates, with one-time longshot Pete Buttigieg now statistically tied with Sen.

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