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Jimmy Carter Finds a Renaissance in 2020 Democratic Scramble

Jimmy Carter Finds a Renaissance in 2020 Democratic Scramble

By Bill Barrow | May 19
Former President Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief executive in American history is re-emerging from political obscurity,

Biden Rejects Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

Biden Rejects Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

By Steve Peoples | May 19
His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

By Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman | May 18
For all of President Donald Trump's talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him.

Warren Building Unlikely Connection with Black Female Voters

Warren Building Unlikely Connection with Black Female Voters

By Errin Haines Whack | May 18
Elizabeth Warren was the last of eight presidential candidates to take the stage at Texas Southern University last month when she was pressed for a solution to black women dying during childbirth at far higher rates than white women.

Australian Election Vote Count Reveals Close Contest

Australian Election Vote Count Reveals Close Contest

By Rod McGuirk | May 18
The vote count in Australia's general election on Saturday was proving closer than opinion polls had predicted, with the ruling conservative coalition appearing more likely to form a government than the favored center-left opposition party.

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

By Shefali Luthra | May 18
The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand.

Step by Step: Democrats Play the Long Game Against Trump

Step by Step: Democrats Play the Long Game Against Trump

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | May 18
First came the sternly worded letters. Then the subpoenas. Now the votes to hold Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress.

Trump: 2020 Rival Buttigieg's Same-Sex Marriage is 'Great'

Trump: 2020 Rival Buttigieg's Same-Sex Marriage is 'Great'

May 17
President Donald Trump says he thinks "some people" may have an issue with 2020 Democratic rival Pete Buttigieg's same-sex marriage, but he thinks "it's great."

5 States Announce New Suits Over Opioids

5 States Announce New Suits Over Opioids

By Anthony Izaguirre, Georff Mulvihill | May 17
Five more state attorneys general announced legal filings Thursday seeking to hold the company that makes OxyContin responsible for an opioid addiction crisis that's now the leading cause of accidental deaths across the country and in many states.

Courts Weigh Trump's Plan to Tap Pentagon for Border Wall

Courts Weigh Trump's Plan to Tap Pentagon for Border Wall

By Daisy Nyugen and Elliot Spagat | May 17
President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts.

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