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Tulsi Gabbard is the first Hindu member of Congress and a 2020 candidate

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, the first American Samoan and Hindu member of Congress, formally launched her campaign for president on Jan. 24. Gabbard, 37, who kicked off her campaign with an official announcement in Honolulu, Hawaii on Feb. 2 made her 2020 plans known in a video she posted to Twitter.…read more »

Amy Klobuchar, the 1st female senator from Minnesota, now a 2020 Democratic hopeful

Stephen Maturen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., formally entered the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Feb. 10 in a snow-covered Minneapolis, on the banks of the Mississippi River. “I’m running for every parent who wants a better world for their kids,” Klobuchar said in front of an estimated crowd of 9,000 people.…read more »

Senate committee wants meeting with former British agent to discuss dossier

Al Drago/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee maintained over the weekend that investigators spent more than two years pursuing a face-to-face interview with Christopher Steele, but remained unsatisfied with written answers to questions regarding the former British agent’s controversial dossier about Donald Trump’s alleged ties to Russia. Sen. Richard Burr of…read more »

Six more years of President Donald Trump ‘would be bad for the country’: Potential 2020 GOP primary challenger Bill Weld

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Bill Weld, the first Republican to announce a possible challenge to President Donald Trump in 2020, said that six more years of a Trump presidency “would be bad for the country.”The former Massachusetts governor said on “This Week” that his goal with a possible primary challenge wouldn’t be to simply weaken Trump’s…read more »

‘I think we do’ have enough votes to put emergency termination on Trump’s desk: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., said Sunday on “This Week” that she believes there is enough support in Congress to put forth a resolution to terminate President Donald Trump’s national emergency at the Southern border.”Frankly, I think there’s enough people in the Senate who are concerned that what he’s doing is robbing from…read more »

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