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Second US Democratic debate night one: What did candidates say?

The little-known 2020 United States presidential candidates came out swinging on Tuesday, hoping to make a breakthrough on the first night of the second Democratic debate.

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Democrat Beto O’Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest

Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of the year, his campaign said on Monday.

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Man Who Created Website Mocking Joe Biden Election Campaign Reported to Be Trump Consultant

The person who revealed himself to the media as being behind a fake Joe Biden campaign site also reportedly created videos and digital content for President Trump’s 2020 campaign, including several other fake websites for Democratic candidates’ campaigns.

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Bernie Sanders to unveil plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion of student loan debt

Sen. Bernie Sanders is set to stake out uncharted territory in the Democratic presidential primary, offering up a plan to completely eliminate the student loan debt of every American.

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Wisconsin governor vetoes 4 bills restricting abortion

Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a slew of bills restricting abortion on Friday, blocking measures that would have impeded abortion access by implicating doctors and cutting federal Planned Parenthood funding.

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Doctor Fighting Ebola Outbreak in Congo Killed in Attack

A doctor fighting an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed in an attack on an eastern hospital, according to the World Health Organization.

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Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders lead Iowa poll of 2020 Democratic field

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont lead the field of prospective and declared 2020 Democratic presidential candidates in an Iowa Poll of voters likely to participate in the first nominating contest 11 months from now.

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Dems will include condemnation of anti-Muslim rhetoric in resolution

The resolution being drafted by Democratic House leadership in response to freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar’s controversial statements about Israel will be updated to include a condemnation of anti-Muslim rhetoric.

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U.S. cannot back Syrian forces who align with Assad – U.S. commander

The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battling Islamic State if the fighters partner with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or Russia, a senior U.S. general said on Sunday.

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Trump Mocks Dem Candidate Warren Over Native American Claims

Hours after Democratic Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren officially announced her candidacy on Saturday in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the US President recalled her previous controversial claims of Native American ancestry.

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Congo ruling coalition wins legislative majority, constraining president-elect

Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila’s ruling coalition won a majority in legislative elections, a coalition official said on Saturday, despite opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi’s win in the presidential vote the same day.

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US troops on standby as Congo election results delayed

Preliminary results from the Democratic Republic of Congo’s December 30 presidential election will be delayed past the expected deadline, the head of the election commission says.

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EU humiliation: Key ambassador booted out of Congo – live on TV

EU ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo Bart Ouvry was unceremoniously booted out of the country live on television – just days before today’s elections, prompting the bloc to issue vociferous protests.

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Key Democrat says Trump allegations could be ‘impeachable’

A key Democratic lawmaker said Sunday that if new allegations against US Donald Trump are proven, they would amount to “an impeachable offense.”

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Trump May Try to Get U.S. House to Take the Fall for His Foreign Policy Defeats

One thing missing from the recent U.S. midterm election campaigns was a focus on foreign policy. While much was made of the migrant caravan making its way from Central America through Mexico, issues such as China trade, Iran, North Korea, and even Russia and cyber subterfuge didn’t get much traction.

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Brexit deal critics gather in Belfast on eve of EU summit

Opposition to a draft Brexit deal due to be approved by EU leaders will dominate a conference on Saturday of the Democratic Unionist Party, the Northern Irish party whose support is vital to Prime Minister Theresa May’s government and Brexit plans.

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