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Democrats want healthcare and income—but not guns—for all

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/13/19, 10:55 am

Ten Democratic presidential candidates vied for the spotlight Thursday night, but no one dominated the stage for long. The three-hour debate on ABC and Univision zeroed in on healthcare and whether Medicare for All should replace private insurance. The 2020 White House hopefuls also presented their proposals for immigration reform, gun control, and education. President Donald Trump only came up 35 times, according to the website FiveThirtyEight.

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Sanford enters GOP primary race

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/09/19, 11:14 am

Mark Sanford announced Sunday he will challenge President Donald Trump in next year’s Republican primaries. The former congressman and governor from South Carolina joins former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld and former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh of Illinois as GOP hopefuls running against the president.

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Losing faith

Politics | The Democratic Party makes an appeal to nonreligious voters
by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/05/19, 05:22 pm

After 81 percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, Democrats are courting the votes of the decidedly unreligious. The Democratic National Committee passed a resolution at its annual summer meeting in late August celebrating the values of “religiously unaffiliated” Americans, praising nonbelievers for supporting “rational public policy based on sound science and universal humanistic values.”

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