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Michael Mathes

Michael Mathes

    Biden to face clash over race in upcoming Democrat debate
    Biden to face clash over race in upcoming Democrat debate
    Expect bare-knuckle political sparring when 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden battles his Democratic rivals this week, with challengers criticising him on...
    Warren leads Democrats in spirited first 2020 debate
    Warren leads Democrats in spirited first 2020 debate
    Ten Democrats clashed in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race on Wednesday with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier...
    Trump walks out on Democrats as impeachment talk heats up
    Trump walks out on Democrats as impeachment talk heats up
    Donald Trump erupted in fury on Wednesday at unrelenting probes into his links to Russia, as the top Democrat in Congress accused the president of...
    For many Democrats desperate to beat Trump, Biden's their man
    For many Democrats desperate to beat Trump, Biden's their man
    The crowded 2020 presidential race features six women, three African Americans and a dozen youthful contenders. But Denise Haley is going old...
    Joe Biden: Popular, seasoned Democrat with a cumbersome past
    Joe Biden: Popular, seasoned Democrat with a cumbersome past
    He's engaging, boasts a sterling resume, and appeals to blue-collar Americans.
    In US presidential race, how old is too old?
    In US presidential race, how old is too old?
    With a septuagenarian president preparing his re-election bid, and two likely main challengers in their late seventies by 2020, Americans are...
    US House to vote on blocking Trump emergency
    US House to vote on blocking Trump emergency
    United States House lawmakers on Tuesday are expected to pass a Democratic measure annulling President Donald Trump's declared emergency on the...
    Trumps delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown ends
    Trumps delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown ends
    United States president Donald Trump backed down late on Wednesday in a spat with Democrats over his State of the Union address, agreeing to delay...
    Nancy Pelosi: Former US House speaker set to reclaim gavel
    Nancy Pelosi: Former US House speaker set to reclaim gavel
    Nancy Pelosi is once again Washington's most powerful woman, poised to reclaim the US House speaker's gavel Thursday as opponent-in-chief to an...
    US govt lurches to shutdown as Trump, Democrats spar over wall
    US govt lurches to shutdown as Trump, Democrats spar over wall
    Donald Trump and congressional Democrats stood at stark odds Thursday as the president balked at a spending stopgap that contains no border wall...
    Democrats nominate Pelosi to reclaim US House speaker role
    Democrats nominate Pelosi to reclaim US House speaker role
    Nancy Pelosi, the highest-ranking woman in the history of US politics, was re-elected Wednesday to lead congressional Democrats, a major step on...
    Republican wins Mississippi's racially-charged Senate runoff
    Republican wins Mississippi's racially-charged Senate runoff
    A Mississippi Republican who drew scorn for making racially insensitive comments managed to hold her US Senate seat Tuesday in the final race of...