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Biden 2020 candidacy confronts Democratic Party with its past

The dust-up this week over Joe Biden's praise of his working relationship with segregationist Democratic senators sharply underlines how his presidential candidacy is forcing a reckoning between the Democratic Party of today and the party of 50 years ago.

Julián Castro's town hall: 4 takeaways

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro had some direct advice for President Donald Trump when asked on Thursday: "Follow the law."

Biden leads Democratic pack in new 2020 poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden is out front in a poll by Quinnipiac University out Thursday, with 29% of Democrats and Democratic-leaning voters saying they'll vote for him in the 2020 primary if he runs.

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.

Moderate Democrats see path for Biden

Before Joe Cunningham won his race to represent the South Carolina Lowcountry, a coastal House district not held by a Democrat in nearly 40 years, former Vice President Joe Biden endorsed him, campaigned for him -- and picked up his tab for fried chicken and a jalapeño-flecked waffle at Page's Okra Grill in Mount Pleasant.

House Democrats zero in on Trump's proposed Medicare spending cuts

House Democrats on Tuesday zeroed in on "malicious" proposed cuts to health care and other social programs, reviving their winning midterm message in a first attack on President Donald Trump's proposed $4.7 trillion fiscal 2020 budget proposal.