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King Holiday Draws Out Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

King Holiday Draws Out Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

By Elana Schor | Jan 21
As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leader and make themselves heard on the national stage.

Kamala Harris Jumps into Presidential Race

Kamala Harris Jumps into Presidential Race

By Juana Summers | Jan 21
Sen. Kamala (KAH'mah-lah) Harris is running for president.

A Crisis in the Making for Immigrant Healthcare

A Crisis in the Making for Immigrant Healthcare

Jan 20
While the Trump administration decides whether to adopt a controversial policy that could jeopardize the legal status of immigrants who use public programs like Medicaid, doctors and clinics are torn between informing patients about the potential risks.

Multiple Women Eyeing 2020 Hands Dems 'Wonderful Challenge'

Multiple Women Eyeing 2020 Hands Dems 'Wonderful Challenge'

By Elana Schor and Juana Summers | Jan 19
Advocates for gender equality are reckoning with what one called a "wonderful challenge" — four or more women running for president in 2020.

Could Dems' 2020 Nominee be Someone You've Never Heard of?

Could Dems' 2020 Nominee be Someone You've Never Heard of?

By Sara Burnett | Jan 18
There are a number of potential candidates who believe the 2016 and 2018 elections showed that voters are looking for fresh faces and that the old rules of politics may no longer apply.

Who Blinks First Will Matter in Trump, Democrats' Wall Fight

Who Blinks First Will Matter in Trump, Democrats' Wall Fight

By Alan Fram | Jan 17
Of all the issues at stake as President Donald Trump and Democrats wrangle over his prized border wall, the latest snag is whether bargaining over the proposal should come before or after shuttered government agencies reopen.

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

By Elana Schor and Thomas Beaumont | Jan 17
If they punch back too hard, they could be accused of playing Trump's game. If they ignore him entirely, they risk appearing unprepared to take on a president who knows few boundaries.

Colbert, Maddow are Coveted Slots for Presidential Wanna-Bes

Colbert, Maddow are Coveted Slots for Presidential Wanna-Bes

By David Bauder | Jan 17
Kirsten Gillibrand is hitting the television daily double this week. The New York senator announced her presidential candidacy on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show," following it up with an MSNBC interview Wednesday with Rachel Maddow.

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

By Elana Schor and Thomas Beaumont | Jan 17
When Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the stage earlier this month at this city's ornate Orpheum Theatre, Tricia Currans-Sheehan posed a pointed question to the expected presidential contender.

After Americans Killed, Trump's Syria Plan Prompts Questions

After Americans Killed, Trump's Syria Plan Prompts Questions

Jan 17
A suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State militants killed at least 16 people, including two U.S. service members and two American civilians in Syria a month after President Trump declared ISIS defeated and said he was pulling out U.S. forces.

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