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Bernie Sanders is the Iowa favorite one week before the caucuses

Bernie Sanders is the Iowa favorite one week before the caucuses

First things first: The theme song of the week is the A-Team. Poll of the week: A new New York Times/Siena College poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers finds Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders with a clear lead at 25%, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 18%, former Vice President Joe Biden at 17%, Massachusetts…MORE

Biden picks up endorsement from key Iowa swing district congresswoman

Biden picks up endorsement from key Iowa swing district congresswoman

Joe Biden has earned the Democratic presidential endorsement of Iowa Rep. Cindy Axne, giving the former vice president a boost at a critical time — just nine days before the state’s caucuses. Axne, a first term congresswoman, was one of two Iowa Democrats to flip a Republican held district in the state in 2018, and…MORE

Senate impeachment trial: Trump’s defense team aims to poke holes in Democratic case

Senate impeachment trial: Trump’s defense team aims to poke holes in Democratic case

The President’s legal team had their first opportunity to take control of the Senate floor to deliver their side of the story, detailing the defense of President Donald Trump against the two articles of impeachment, after three days of listening to arguments from the House impeachment managers. The defense counsel’s presentation Saturday sought to poke…MORE

8 things you might have missed in the final days before the Iowa caucuses

8 things you might have missed in the final days before the Iowa caucuses

Nine days from the Iowa caucuses, Democratic presidential candidates are fighting bad winter weather and the headwinds of an impeachment trial that’s dominating national headlines and latching the senators in the race to Washington instead of the campaign trail. Iowa Democratic voters, meanwhile, are still trying to make up their minds. Iowa has remained a…MORE

Republican thinking on impeachment: It’s the defense team’s to lose

Republican thinking on impeachment: It’s the defense team’s to lose

The universe of Republican senators who may be willing to cross the aisle and vote with Democrats to allow witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump appears to be shrinking. Three days of presentations by the House managers, and most Republicans say they are unmoved by the testimony, dismissing the arguments as repetitive…MORE

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