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Trump says White House discussing gun legislation; Democrats say talks low-level

Democrats have accused Trump of reversing course after he initially voiced support for tougher background checks following the latest shootings to rock the United States, so that "sick people don't get guns."

US Democrats lay blame on Trump's rhetoric for mass shootings

On Sunday, Trump tweeted praise of law enforcement and said that ``information is rapidly being accumulated in Dayton'' and that ``much has already be learned in El Paso.''


Democrats squabble over health care in second night of debate

Biden charged that Harris' plan would cost $3 trillion after she left the office and would force middle-class taxes to go up, not down. He said that would put Democrats at a disadvantage against President Donald Trump. `

It’s a question Democrats keep hearing: ‘Can a woman win?’

For years, organizations that promote women in politics argued that having multiple women running for president — rather than the one-and-only nature of Clinton’s campaigns — would demystify the idea of a female president.

Democrats strike deal with an obstruction witness, but a court fight looms

The White House is expected to intervene to try to block Donaldson, a former White House lawyer, from answering any questions about her government service.

US House resolution would make it easier to enforce subpoenas

The votes aren't technically necessary, as Democrats already can go to court. But a House vote will give them increased standing if they do decide to file lawsuits.


Tick tock goes the political clock in US as Democrats weigh impeachment

Calls for impeaching Trump have grown louder in the House. Some Democrats say that if the House moves ahead, proceedings would have to be launched this year or it will be too late.

Immigration largely absent from Democrats' 2020 policy blitz

The field of 20-plus candidates is united in condemning President Donald Trump's support for hard-line immigration tactics, particularly his push to wall off as much of the U.S. border with Mexico as possible, roll back asylum rights for refugees and since-suspended efforts to separate immigrant children from their parents.

In vastly white Iowa, black Democrats poised to play a 2020 role

In Iowa, one of the whitest states in the nation, more than 100 black Democrats who expect to attend the 2020 caucuses crammed into a tiny community center in the capital city to position themselves as a force in the most wide-open presidential campaign in a generation.

US Treasury denies Democrats request for Trump's tax returns, says it 'lacks legitimate legislative purpose'

The move, which was expected, is sure to set in motion a legal battle over Trump's tax returns.