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Elizabeth Warren faced new scrutiny, Pete Buttigieg controlled multiple exchanges and the potential conflicts of interest of Joe Biden’s son got relatively little focus.
The last couple of weeks have been dominated by the congressional impeachment inquiry into President Trump. But Democratic presidential candidates will take center stage again this week.
Independents at this point say they are not on board with the impeachment inquiry. But with more revelations coming out, the pollsters warn, that could change.
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren faced off onstage for the first time, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders wound up taking much of the heat, sparing Warren.
President Trump has his highest approval rating yet, even though his reelection prospects continue to be lackluster. But voters aren’t yet buying what Democrats are selling.
President Trump was outmaneuvered by Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and did damage with key constituencies. Meanwhile, Americans may be more aware of what government does.
Half of eligible voters might go to the polls this fall, which would be the highest turnout level in a midterm election since the mid-1960s, another time of cultural and social upheaval.
A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds more believe Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault while they were in high school, after both made their cases last week.
Speaking at McCain’s memorial, the former vice president choked up more than once. “I always thought of John as a brother,” Biden said, “We had a hell of a lot of family fights.”
The federal judge is conservative and just 53. He is a former Bush White House staffer with deep political ties and the most experience as a judge on Trump’s shortlist. But he is also controversial.