Scorecard: How the Democrats fared in their 1st debate
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Scorecard: How the Democrats fared in their 1st debate

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here’s a look at how the five Democratic presidential candidates performed in Tuesday’s debate at the Wynn Las Vegas resort-casino. ___ HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON Standing center stage, Clinton went on offense against Bernie Sanders over his views of the economy and record on gun control. She had to defend her shifting … Continue reading

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The Latest: O’Malley closes by railing on Republicans
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The Latest: O’Malley closes by railing on Republicans

  7:59 p.m. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is using his 90-second closing to rail on the Republicans, mocking their two debates as lessons in intolerance. He says of his Democratic colleagues: “What you heard tonight (was a) different debate than the sort of debate you heard from the two presidential Republican debates.” The Republican … Continue reading

Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy
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Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders clashed over U.S. involvement in the Middle East, gun control and economic policy in the first Democratic presidential debate Tuesday, October 13, night, vigorously outlining competing visions for a party seeking to keep the White House for a third straight term. Yet in … Continue reading

Chafee to unveil presidential run, puzzling longtime allies
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Chafee to unveil presidential run, puzzling longtime allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee plans to formally open his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday, June 3, setting off on a quixotic political quest that has left even some of his closest allies scratching their heads. Chafee, a former Republican turned independent who joined the Democratic Party two years … Continue reading