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The case for and against Joe Biden’s 2020 chances

Former Vice President Joe Biden officially jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Thursday — and his candidacy is perhaps the most analytically perplexing of any of the Democrats. He’s probably got the best chance of any Democrat running to win the nomination, but the other candidates combined have a significantly better shot than he…MORE

Joe Biden announces he is running for president in 2020

After months of deliberation, former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday announced his decision to run for president for a third time, answering one of the biggest outstanding questions about the makeup of the 2020 race. The announcement came in a campaign video released Thursday morning. In his campaign announcement video, Biden rebuked the white…MORE

Joe Biden will confront a new political era as he launches his campaign

Joe Biden’s mission in the presidential bid he will launch on Thursday is to prove he’s not a man out of step with the times. He must convince a Democratic Party pulsating with forces of youth, gender and racial diversity that is moving left on health care and college funding to ultimately turn to a…MORE

White House says Stephen Miller won’t testify on immigration to House Oversight

The White House has informed the House Oversight Committee that aide Stephen Miller will not testify before the panel about his role in President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration policies, according to a letter obtained by CNN. In the Wednesday letter, White House counsel Pat Cipollone says there’s “long-standing precedent” for the White House to decline…MORE

Gwyneth Paltrow and Bradley Whitford will host a fundraiser for Buttigieg

Actors Gwyneth Paltrow and Bradley Whitford will host a fundraiser for Pete Buttigieg on May 9 in Los Angeles, according to a Democrat with knowledge of the event. This would be the most high-profile fundraiser to date for the South Bend, Indiana, mayor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. The event was first reported by Variety.…MORE

Kamala Harris chooses women of color to drive her campaign

On stage and in front of the cameras, Sen. Kamala Harris is a rare sight, as a woman of color running for President. And behind the scenes, many of the people she’s relying on to drive her to that goal look more like her than the legions of white men historically associated with this country’s…MORE

What’s Joe Biden’s second act?

Sometime tomorrow, Joe Biden will announce — via online video — that he’s running for president. The former vice president will follow that announcement with an event in Pittsburgh on Monday and then trips to the early primary and caucus states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. Politics being politics and Biden (and his…MORE

Here’s Kushner’s immigration plan as it stands

White House adviser Jared Kushner’s proposal to reform the US legal immigration system will be broken into two parts: one focused on border security and the other on legal immigration, according to a senior administration official. The first part of the proposal deals with border security. This would include constructing physical barriers where needed and…MORE