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For 76-Year-old Joe Biden, Age o Factor as He Mulls 2020 Run

For 76-Year-old Joe Biden, Age o Factor as He Mulls 2020 Run

By Thomas Beaumont, Meg Kinnard and Bill Barrow | Dec 15
As he considers running for president, Joe Biden is talking with friends and longtime supporters about whether, at 76, he's too old to seek the White House, according to several sources who have spoken with the former Democratic vice president.

Beto O'Rourke Still Undecided As 2020 White House Buzz Grows

Beto O'Rourke Still Undecided As 2020 White House Buzz Grows

By Will Weissert | Dec 15
When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O'Rourke is still playing hard to get — even as the buzz around him intensifies.

Budget Head Mulvaney Picked as Trump's Next Chief of Staff

Budget Head Mulvaney Picked as Trump's Next Chief of Staff

By Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey | Dec 15
President Donald Trump has picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of the running for the job.

Beto O'Rourke Still Undecided as 2020 White House Buzz Grows

Beto O'Rourke Still Undecided as 2020 White House Buzz Grows

By Will Weissert | Dec 14
When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O'Rourke is still playing hard to get — even as the buzz around him intensifies.

Kansas State Pol Goes Democrat; 'Last Straw' Was GOP Anti-Trans Stance

Kansas State Pol Goes Democrat; 'Last Straw' Was GOP Anti-Trans Stance

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 13
Regarding her abandonment of the GOP, Bollier said, "I should have done this long ago, intellectually. The party is not supporting a moderate voice anymore. They are working hard to end it."

Democrats Focus on Voting Rights Ahead of 2020 Primary

Democrats Focus on Voting Rights Ahead of 2020 Primary

By Juana Summers | Dec 13
Democrats are trying to turn their most painful losses this year into a rallying cry they hope will electrify the 2020 presidential campaign: Every vote matters.

Pelosi, Foes Clinch Deal All but Paving Her Way to Speaker

Pelosi, Foes Clinch Deal All but Paving Her Way to Speaker

By Alan Fram | Dec 13
Rep. Nancy Pelosi all but ensured Wednesday that she will become House speaker next month, quelling a revolt by disgruntled younger Democrats by agreeing to limit her tenure to no more than four additional years in the chamber's top post.

Hatch Laments Loss of Civility for US Senate in 'Crisis'

Hatch Laments Loss of Civility for US Senate in 'Crisis'

By Brady McCombs | Dec 13
Outgoing U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah bemoaned the disappearance of political civility, kinship and cross-party collaboration during a farewell speech Wednesday where he called the Senate a legislative body in "crisis."

Analysis: Russia Probe Threatens Trump, Those in His Orbit

Analysis: Russia Probe Threatens Trump, Those in His Orbit

By Julie Pace | Dec 9
The more that special counsel Robert Mueller and federal prosecutors reveal, the darker grow the legal clouds over President Donald Trump.

GOP Senator Doesn't Know Whether UN Pick Is Up To the Job

GOP Senator Doesn't Know Whether UN Pick Is Up To the Job

Dec 9
A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn't know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U.N. ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job.

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