2020

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Jeff Katz
January 09, 2020 - 1:30 pm
Gov. Ralph Northam outlined the priorities for Virginia Democrats in the upcoming General Assembly session. Northam presented an 11-point plan that he and other Demcoratic leaders have called the "Virginia 2020 Plan." Among the topics included pushing what Northam calls "common sense" gun laws,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2019 file photo, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary and Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro speaks at the J Street National Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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AP News
January 02, 2020 - 10:23 am
PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Obama housing secretary Julián Castro on Thursday ended his run for president that pushed the 2020 field on immigration and swung hard at rivals on the debate stage but never found a foothold to climb from the back of the pack. “I’m so...
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In this Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, photo, Mandy Vigil, from New Mexico, works during an exercise run by military and national security officials, for state and local election officials to simulate different scenarios for elections.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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AP News
December 26, 2019 - 1:54 pm
By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — Inside a hotel ballroom near the nation’s capital, a U.S. Army officer with battlefield experience told 120 state and local election officials that they may have more in common with military strategists than they might think. These...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks to the media in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
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AP News
December 02, 2019 - 11:12 am
By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are narrowing President Donald Trump’s early spending advantage, with two billionaire White House hopefuls joining established party groups to target the president in key battleground states that are likely to determine the outcome of...
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Democratic Presidential candidate, Michael Bloomberg during remarks to the media at the Hilton Hotel on his first campaign stop in Norfolk, Va. Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Bill Tiernan)
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WRVA News
November 25, 2019 - 4:39 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he’s a problem-solver who can rebuild America and beat the “existential threat” that is President Donald Trump. The 77-year-old billionaire spoke Monday at his first public appearance since announcing his presidential bid...
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 4:50 pm
By AMANDA SEITZ and DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press As Kentucky's Republican governor trailed by thousands of votes in his re-election bid and Democrats took the reins of the Virginia Statehouse, social media posts offered an unsubstantiated explanation for the Election Day results: voter fraud. The...
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AP News
November 01, 2019 - 9:17 am
By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren promised Friday to spend more than $20 trillion over the next decade to provide government-funded health care to every American without raising middle class taxes — finally answering questions about how to implement the massive "...
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AP News
October 30, 2019 - 10:02 am
By JOSH BOAK and JOHN SEEWER Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump once promised that coal and steel would be the beating heart of a revived U.S. economy — a nostalgic vision that helped carry him to victory three years ago in the industrial Midwest. But a year away from...
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AP News
October 17, 2019 - 1:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Thursday it has chosen President Donald Trump's golf resort in Miami as the site for next year's Group of Seven summit. The announcement comes at the same time that the president has accused Joe Biden's family of profiting from public office because of Hunter...
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AP News
October 09, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox is a low-key retired school teacher who hasn't faced serious competition since the first President Bush was in office. Now he's a top target of Democrats —both in and out of state— looking to capitalize on voter...
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