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Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 09:02 AM EDT

Joe Biden Says 'Poor Kids are Just as Bright as White Kids'

Joe Biden Says 'Poor Kids are Just as Bright as White Kids'

Former Vice President and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden told a crowd in Iowa Thursday that “poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids," an awkward moment that came during a conversat...

Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 09:51 PM EDT

Trump Fundraiser Puts Billionaire Host on Defensive

Trump Fundraiser Puts Billionaire Host on Defensive

A billionaire New York investor and owner of the Miami Dolphins who is hosting a high-dollar fundraiser for Donald Trump on Friday also has a financial interest in the president's business empire — including his...

Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 05:09 AM EDT

Trump Heads for Golf Club Holiday as Crises Loom

Trump Heads for Golf Club Holiday as Crises Loom

Now is the summer (vacation) of the president's discontent. As Donald Trump prepares to leave on Friday for his annual August holiday at his lush New Jersey golf club, he's confronting a storm of crises, at...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 10:27 PM EDT

Democratic Candidates Flock to Iowa State Fair

Democratic Candidates Flock to Iowa State Fair

Every four years, the Iowa State Fair gets special visitors, who have their eye on the Iowa caucuses six months after the summer event. 

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 10:31 PM EDT

Trump Picks New Acting National Intelligence Director

Trump Picks New Acting National Intelligence Director

President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire, the nation's top counterterrorism official, as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S....

Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 02:04 AM EDT

Biden, Bullock Kick Off Iowa State Fair Blitz Talking Guns

Biden, Bullock Kick Off Iowa State Fair Blitz Talking Guns

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock opened the Iowa State Fair's 2020 presidential blitz on Thursday by blistering President Donald Trump and promising to push new gun restrictions....

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 07:22 PM EDT

Weakened But Unbowed, NRA Head Digs in Against Gun Control

Weakened But Unbowed, NRA Head Digs in Against Gun Control

In the aftermath of the back-to-back massacres in Texas and Ohio, the debate over gun control has returned to the National Rifle Association and its immense power to stymie any significant legislation on the...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 10:04 AM EDT
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By Yuqing Liu

Through the Years: White House Hopefuls Visit Iowa Fair

Over twenty 2020 White House hopefuls ditched their diets among the battered and...View gallery

  • Pete Buttigieg (2020)
  • Bernie Sanders (2020)
  • Michael Bennet (2020)
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 07:28 PM EDT

Ex-FBI Deputy Director McCabe Sues FBI, DOJ Over Firing

Ex-FBI Deputy Director McCabe Sues FBI, DOJ Over Firing

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's ire, sued the FBI and the Justice Department on Thursday over his firing. The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 10:58 AM EDT

Trump 'Strongly' Considering Commuting Blagojevich Sentence

Trump 'Strongly' Considering Commuting Blagojevich Sentence

After hinting at a possible pardon or commutation of the sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, President Donald Trump made his strongest statement yet on the matter Wednesday, telling reporters...

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