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US House Democrats blame Trump for worsening border crisis

Trump has threatened to close the border, saying the United States is "full." He has urged the building of a wall on the southern border since before he became president in 2016.

Who is Amy Klobuchar, the latest Democrat to enter 2020 presidential race

In the Senate, Klobuchar has cultivated a worker-bee persona, not leading on divisive issues like immigration and focusing instead on curbing the cost of prescription drugs, addressing sexual harassment and protecting online privacy.


Trump's 2020 Democratic rivals pounce to criticize State of the Union speech

Trump used his speech to highlight a strong economy but drew criticism by vowing to build a wall on the border with Mexico despite Democratic opposition.

GOP and Democrats trade blame for shutdown, no deal in sight

Trump worked to escalate the showdown Friday, reissuing threats to close the US-Mexico border to pressure Congress to fund the wall and to shut off aid to three Central American countries from which many migrants have fled.

Trump, Democrats spar over shutdown with no deal in sight

Building the wall was one of Trump's most frequently repeated campaign promises, but Democrats are vehemently opposed to it.

Midterm elections: A bruised Trump

The next two years of his presidency have now run into democratically created counter-power.


US 2018 midterm results: Democrats capture control of House; Republicans hold Senate

The Democrats’ extensive gains in the House, and their capture of several powerful governorships, in many cases represented a vindication of the party’s more moderate wing.

How a Democratic US House could alter foreign policy

Democrats say they are determined to obtain more information about meetings by Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, worried that Trump is so eager to make a "great deal" that he will give Kim too much.

US midterm elections tomorrow: All you need to know

Americans, as well as the rest of the world, are keenly watching the elections, whose results could impact President Donald Trump’s powers in matters of the legislature as well as in getting his nominees confirmed to judicial and other positions.

Things to know from Tuesday's Texas primaries

The president won Texas during the 2016 nominating process and in the November election. Now he's a central figure in midterm primaries. Republican Congressional candidates across the state have pledged fealty to Trump.

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Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.