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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the Nevada Black Legislative Caucus Black History Awards brunch Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Pete Buttigieg's next test: Winning over minority votersDemocratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's fresh face, intellect and turn-the-page message won votes across many demographic groups in the kickoff states
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Florida could extend time for NCAA on student-athlete payFlorida lawmakers are slowing down a move to give college athletes the right to profit from endorsement deals
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Will Bloomberg Be on Debate Stage?The next Democratic debate is Wednesday in Las Vegas, and two big questions revolve around Michael Bloomberg: Will he qualify for the stage? And, if so, would he actually show up even though he's not on the state ballot? So far, five candidates have qualified for the debate, reports CBS...
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Trump Toasts, Teases Stephen Miller at His WeddingWhite House senior adviser Stephen Miller's relationship has made headlines before, but now instead of " dating Stephen Miller ," Katie Waldman—Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary—has married Stephen Miller, the New York Post reports. The two wed Sunday night at DC's Trump International Hotel as President Trump and first...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the Clark County Democratic Party "Kick-Off to Caucus 2020" event, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
The Latest: Warren calls for party unity in taking on Trump Elizabeth Warren is preaching Democratic unity in taking on President Donald Trump, a challenge she's framing as an existential crisis for America
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AOC Facing 13 Challengers in Re-Election CampaignAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez will not exactly cruise uncontested to re-election. The first-term Democratic congresswoman, who kicked off her re-election campaign in Queens Saturday while remarking that she "would never begrudge anyone trying to run in a primary," is facing 13 challengers—and five of them are from her own party. AOC,...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2012 file photo, former President Bill Clinton shakes hands with Owen Bieber, left, with United Auto Workers union (UAW), at the 2012 UAW National Community†Action Program Conference, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, in Washington.  Bieber, who led the United Auto Workers union from the auto industry's dark days of the early 1980s to the prosperity of the mid-1990s, has died. He was 90.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Former UAW President Owen Bieber dies aged 90Owen Bieber, who led the United Auto Workers union from the auto industry's dark days of the early 1980s to the prosperity of the mid-1990s, has died
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, photograph, from left, Stephanie Cain, Matthew McAllister, Janell Schafer, Kelly Taylor and Yeri Kim, members of the Colorado Digital Service, are shown outside the State Capitol in downtown Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Tech-starved government seeks industry's best, brightestUncle Sam Wants You, techies: A SWAT team of geeks called the U.S. Digital Service wants talented coders, programmers and software engineers to serve paid Peace Corps-style tours of duty in Washington
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Tom Cotton's Virus Theory Doesn't Go Over WellSen. Tom Cotton over the weekend again floated a controversial theory about how the coronavirus came to be. On Fox , the Arkansas Republican suggested the outbreak is linked to a Chinese biochemical lab in the city of Wuhan. “We don’t have evidence that this disease originated there,” said Cotton, “but...
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Neighbors and relatives prepare for the wake of Fatima, a 7-year-old girl who was abducted from the entrance of the Enrique C. Rebsamen primary school and later murdered, at her home in Mexico City, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. The girl's body was found wrapped in a bag and abandoned in a rural area on Saturday and was identified by genetic testing. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Killing of 7-year-old girl stokes anger in MexicoThe killing of a 7-year-old girl on the southern outskirts of Mexico City has stoked rising anger over brutal slayings of women, including one found stabbed to death and skinned earlier this month
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