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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, speaks during the New Hampshire state Democratic Party convention, in Manchester, NH. O’Rourke’s call to confiscate the millions of AR- and AK-style firearms in the U.S. raised some big questions. How might it be possible to round up all the millions of those rifles in circulation? Could it be done safely? And would it solve the gun violence problem? (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
In gun buyback talk, how do you round up so many weapons?Beto O'Rourke's call to confiscate the millions of AR-15 and AK-47-style firearms has raised questions about how such a program would be carried out
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at the Polk County Democrats Steak Fry, in Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Sanders heading to Warren's native state for Comanche eventDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is on tap to address the largest annual gathering of the Comanche Nation in the state where one of his main rivals, Elizabeth Warren, was born
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Ukraine Call is Trouble for Trump, or Maybe BidenReports about a call from President Trump to Ukraine's president about Joe Biden have pretty much settled the impeachment debate, Tom Nichols writes in the Atlantic . If it's shown that the president did ask a foreign government to act against an American political opponent, Nichols says, "President Donald Trump should...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives for a closed-door meeting with the House Democratic Caucus, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Democrats blast latest Trump crisis. But what will they do?A whistleblower's complaint over President Donald Trump's interactions with a foreign leader is testing the power Democrats can use against a Republican president who so brazenly ignores protocol and presidential norms
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, as he prepares to board Marine One for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base. Trump is traveling to Texas and Ohio before heading to New York for the upcoming United Nations General assembly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump says he discussed corruption with Ukraine's presidentPresident Donald Trump says he spoke to Ukraine's new president about his election and the fact that "we don't want our people, like Vice President Biden and his son" contributing to corruption already happening in Ukraine.
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As police and firefighter numbers fall, officials urge prepAs police and firefighter numbers dwindle, authorities urge personal responsibility in disasters
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On an Island of No Cars, Pence Brought His MotorcadeMotorized vehicles have been banned on Michigan's Mackinac Island for 121 years—but you wouldn't know it by the eight-vehicle motorcade that carried Vice President Mike Pence to a Republican leadership conference at the Grand Hotel on Saturday. That naturally set off a flurry of wagging fingers—and comparisons to...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before leaving on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. Trump is traveling to Texas and Ohio before heading to New York to attend the upcoming United Nations General Assembly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump's Sunday: Modi rally in Texas, Morrison event in OhioPresident Donald Trump is joining a Texas welcome party for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who's visiting the United States amid trade tensions between the allies
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Portugal's Socialists focus on economy in re-election bidPortugal's ruling Socialist Party is hoping an economic recovery during four years of governing will persuade voters in an upcoming election to return the party to power
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More than a dozen members of the U.S. House of Representatives are not seeking reelection to the body in 2020. ;
House retiree: Toxic politics, Trump White House, bad kneesA low-profile House Republican is retiring, and his frustrations echo other old-school lawmakers
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Bribery case raises focus on GOP rising star and fundraisingRepublican organizations tied to a GOP rising star in Congress show no signs of giving up nearly a quarter-million dollars they received from a North Carolina political donor indicted on bribery charges
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