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AP sources: Deval Patrick mulling Democratic White House run

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is considering making a late run for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to two people with knowledge of his...Read more

Klobuchar: Woman with Buttigieg's record would miss debate

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar publicly complained about gender bias in the Democratic presidential primary race, saying voters and the media were giving rival Pete Buttigieg, a...Read more

AP Exclusive: Buttigieg would pick VA's 1st female secretary

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Pete Buttigieg says if elected he'd like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs for the first time.Read more

Still teaching at 95, Jimmy Carter draws devotees to church

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The nation's oldest-ever ex-president still teaches Sunday school roughly twice a month at Maranatha Baptist Church in his tiny hometown of Plains in southwest Georgia.Read more

Trump impeachment inquiry heads to live TV coverage

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The public phase of Trump's impeachment inquiry begins Wednesday. Read more


Watergate redux? Trump impeachment inquiry heads for live TV

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Back in 1973, tens of millions of Americans tuned in to what Variety called "the hottest daytime soap opera" — the Senate Watergate hearings.Read more

Trump to pursue raising age to purchase e-cigarettes

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Currently the minimum age to purchase any tobacco or vaping product is 18, under federal law. But some states have raised their sales age to 21 already.Read more

HOWEY: Take-aways from the 2019 mayoral elections

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INDIANAPOLIS — It would be trite to say the 2019 municipal elections were status quo, not with 17 defeated incumbents. But there are solid trend lines: Democrats...Read more

Michael Bloomberg opens door to 2020 presidential campaign

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Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.Read more

VP Pence files President Trump's paperwork for the New Hampshire primary

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Accompanied by Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, Pence signed the paperwork and paid the $1,000 filing fee at the secretary of state's office while supporters chanted "Four...Read more

Ohio governor signs repeal of state sales tax on tampons

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has signed into law a measure repealing Ohio's sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products.Read more

One vote: Slimmest of margins decides Columbus city council race

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Jerone Wood received 260 votes in the race for a seat on the Columbus City Council. It was just enough to win.Read more