7 Policy Questions Ahead Of The 1st Democratic Presidential Debates

June 25, 2019 - 5:00am EDT
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It's not just "Medicare-for-all" or the Green New Deal that will spark differences among candidates. Trade marks a big divide wedged by the Trump agenda. And what would each tackle first as president?

Oct 27 - 1:27pm EDT

The New Yorker's Evan Osnos writes about the candidate's enduring quest to become president. He says Joe Biden has a different mindset today than he once had: "He's a man who is at peace."

Oct 27 - 1:14pm EDT

States such as Montana, Arizona and North Carolina are experiencing a flood of campaign contributions from groups that don't have to reveal where the money's coming from.

Oct 27 - 12:49pm EDT

A federal judge says the government may not substitute itself for President Trump as the defendant in the matter and accordingly neutralize the case. So the suit against the president can proceed.

Oct 27 - 7:14am EDT

There's one week left for voting in the 2020 presidential election. President Trump will be in three states Tuesday. Joe Biden makes two stops in Georgia, a red state now considered up for grabs.

Oct 27 - 6:31am EDT

The way the government tracks recessions is largely the same as it was 70 years ago. A research group is working to change that and is revealing a lot about the lopsided recovery along the way.

Oct 27 - 6:09am EDT

In a late-night move to assert editorial control, the CEO of the U.S. international broadcasting agency rescinded a rule which established a "firewall" between the newsroom and political appointees.

Oct 27 - 5:02am EDT

Facebook's ban on new political and issue ads starts on Tuesday, a week before Election Day. But that won't stop groups intent on reaching voters through the platform.

Oct 27 - 5:02am EDT

Carlos Lozada tells NPR: "It's ironic that a president with such a negative force for race relations" and women's rights has presided over a period where both groups feel more empowered to speak out.

Oct 27 - 5:02am EDT

Across the country, voters are enduring weather and long lines to cast ballots in early voting. Combined with the big number of mail ballots returned so far, it's pointing to a record turnout.