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Booker’s disapproval rating in N.J. increases after launch of presidential campaign

Fifty-eight percent said they don’t think Booker will be able to serve effectively as a senator while running. | Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Bad memories of former Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s [...]

Klobuchar jumps into presidential race

“I don’t have a political machine. I don’t come from money. But what I do have is this: I have grit,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Sunday. 2020 Elections The Minnesota senator becomes the first statewide elected Democrat [...]

Egypt debates motion to extend presidential term limits

CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s parliament is debating a motion to amend the country’s constitution, a move that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office beyond his designated maximum two-term limit ending in 2022. Lawmaker [...]

Democratic presidential candidates urge Northam to resign

“This behavior was racist and unconscionable. Governor Northam should resign,” said Julian Castro, former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary. | Edward A. Ornelas/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on [...]

Afghan Presidential Race Takes Shape as Ghani’s Challengers Emerge

Afghanistan’s presidential race is in full swing, with several former officials lining up to challenge President Ashraf Ghani in a vote to be held in July, amid a raging war and fears that yet another fraud-marred election could further [...]

Former San Antonio mayor Julian Castro kicks off 2020 presidential bid with blast at border wall

Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro announced Saturday his candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, positioning himself as a foil to President Trump on immigration and border security. Mr. Castro, 44, who also served as [...]

Congo Names Victor in Presidential Vote, Rebuffing Independent Review

Congolese election officials, rejecting independent assessments that a prominent opposition figure was the runaway winner of the recent presidential election, on Thursday bestowed victory on a candidate considered more acceptable to [...]

Elizabeth Warren takes big move toward 2020 presidential run

Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced Monday she is forming a 2020 exploratory committee, the most prominent Democrat so far to challenge President Trump. The move will allow her to start accepting donations toward her presidential campaign. The [...]

Trump returns to ‘Presidential Harassment’ claim amid shutdown stalemate

President Donald Trump also appeared to seek to calm financial markets in a tweet Saturday. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed congressional Democrats were [...]

How to Fix the Democratic Presidential Debates

*/ ]]> In my imagination, a weary Tom Perez turns to an aide at the Democratic National Committee and says, wistfully, “Tell me about how it was.” “Mr. Chairman, at the first televised presidential debate in 1960, there were just two [...]