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  • Associated Press

    Biden's son Hunter makes his 1st 2020 campaign appearance

    PASADENA, Calif. (July 19, 2019) — Joe Biden’s son Hunter made his 2020 presidential campaign trail debut with his father Friday, two weeks after the former vice president praised him for battling through “tough times,” including years of drug and alcohol abuse.

  • Associated Press

    Besieged Puerto Rico governor goes quiet amid protests

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (July 19, 2019) — In the Spanish colonial fortress that serves as his official residence, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is under siege.

  • Associated Press

    2020 Dems grapple with how to pay for 'Medicare for All'

    WASHINGTON (July 19, 2019) — Democratic presidential candidates trying to appeal to progressive voters with a call for "Medicare for All" are wrestling with the thorny question of how to pay for such a dramatic overhaul of the U.S. health care system.

  • Associated Press

    US expands 'Remain in Mexico' policy

    HOUSTON (July 19, 2019) — The U.S. government will expand its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country until a hearing is scheduled. 

  • Associated Press

    2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff

    ATLANTA (July 19, 2019) — The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading leftists as the party wrestles with its philosophical identity and looks ahead to a 2020 fight against President Donald Trump.

  • Associated Press

    Senators: Bill on 9/11 victims fund to be voted on next week

    WASHINGTON (July 18, 2019) — The Senate will vote Tuesday on a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday.

  • Associated Press

    Biden, Harris are set for rematch in 2nd Democratic debate

    ATLANTA (July 18, 2019) — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will get a debate rematch in the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates, while Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will share a stage to argue their progressive visions.

  • Associated Press

    Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia for labor secretary

    WASHINGTON (July 18, 2019) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary.

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