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Poll: Elizabeth Warren Overtakes Joe Biden in Minnesota

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign rally Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

A poll of Minnesota Democrat presidential primary voters released over the weekend shows that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has overtaken former Vice President Joe Biden as the frontrunner in Minnesota, a major development that highlights both Warren’s national surge and Biden’s weakening lead ahead of the first debates.


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Kamala Backer: Clyburn ‘Tacitly Endorsing Joe Biden’

A top supporter of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) in South Carolina on Monday accused influential House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) of putting his thumb on the scale for former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Clyburn Defends Biden, Claims Black Dems Not Divided over Crime Bill

Ahead of a Sunday South Carolina poll that found former Vice President Joe Biden leading in the Palmetto State, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) claimed on Friday that black Democrats are not divided over former Vice President Joe Biden’s authorship of the 1994 crime bill.

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CNN’s Tapper: ‘Mercurial’ Trump Is ‘Untethered to Facts’

Monday on CNN’s “The Lead,” anchor Jake Tapper called President Donald Trump a “mercurial boss, untethered to facts.” Tapper said, “As President Trump preparing to kick off his 2020 campaign launch with a rally tomorrow in Orlando, Florida, the campaign

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Swalwell: Trump Is a National Security Risk

On Monday’s “CNN Newsroom,” 2020 presidential candidate and House Intelligence Committee member Eric Swalwell (D-CA) stated that he considers President Trump a national security risk. Host Ana Cabrera asked, “I’m just going to ask you straight up, do you consider

Congressman Eric Swalwell (Democrat - California) speaks to guests during an event at the Iowa City Public Library on February 18, 2019, in Iowa City, Iowa. Swalwell responded to a statement about him from the Trump campaign on Monday. SCOTT OLSON/GETTY IMAGES

Watch–Joe Biden Backs Medicaid Public Option

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that every American should have access to Medicaid as a form of “public option” alternative to Medicare for All.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 17: Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Moral Action Congress of the Poor People's Campaign June 17, 2019 at Trinity Washington University in Washington, DC. The Campaign held the event to focus on issues like “voting rights, health care, housing, …