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Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of 2020 presidential race

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand dropped out of the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Wednesday afternoon, ending a campaign that failed to catch on despite the New York Democrat's substantial campaign war chest and high profile position.

Ad spending surges as Dems race to make debate cut

With the deadline fast approaching to qualify for the September debate stage, a handful of Democratic presidential candidates is on a spending spree to find donors and supporters who can help them meet the debate requirements.

Senate committee approves Gen. Hyten for joint chiefs post

The Senate Armed Services Committee gave its stamp of approval to Gen. John Hyten to be vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff despite allegations of sexual assault against him by a subordinate, according to committee Chairman Jim Inhofe.

Mueller's public remarks ramp up impeachment talk

With a few choice words, special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday pushed the 2020 Democratic presidential field closer to agreement on what has been a sharply divisive issue: whether to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.

Abortion-rights groups see donations soar

Donations to abortion-rights groups surged this week as presidential candidates, activists and even a group of Portland, Oregon, basketball fans reacted to Alabama enacting the nation's strictest abortion law.

Meet the men who could be 2020's first spouse

There are vast differences among the more than a dozen Democrats who have thrown their hats in the ring for the 2020 presidential race, but six of them have something significant in common: Should one of them win, their husband would become the first-ever first spouse.