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2020 Democrats talking more about their faith

2020 Democrats talking more about their faith

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead, in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1. Democrats & Faith As the 2020 race shifts into high gear, you can expect to hear more from Democratic presidential candidates about their religion, Washington Post reporter Toluse Olorunnipa reports.…MORE

Klobuchar defends record as prosecutor

Klobuchar defends record as prosecutor

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar defended her record as a former prosecutor on Sunday, while calling for further reform as she runs for president in a field widely supportive of taking on systemic racism in the justice system. Asked Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” about a Minnesota Public Radio report from her time…MORE

Klobuchar after New Zealand attack: Trump’s ‘rhetoric doesn’t help’

Klobuchar after New Zealand attack: Trump’s ‘rhetoric doesn’t help’

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar said President Donald Trump’s rhetoric exacerbated tensions and called for him to condemn bigotry against Muslims. “I don’t think you can actually take each of the murderous acts and say what role Donald Trump played, but I can tell you this: his rhetoric doesn’t help,” Klobuchar said on CNN’s “State…MORE

Biden almost announces he’s running for president in Delaware speech

Biden almost announces he’s running for president in Delaware speech

As his 2020 decision looms, former Vice President Joe Biden walked right up to the edge of declaring a presidential run Saturday night in front of an encouraging home state crowd. “I get criticized by the new left. I have the most progressive record of anybody running for the United … anybody who would run,”…MORE

Supreme Court takes on racial gerrymander claim in Virginia

Supreme Court takes on racial gerrymander claim in Virginia

The Supreme Court will delve into the issue of racial gerrymandering Monday when the justices review a lower court opinion that struck down Virginia district maps as a violation of the Constitution. At issue are 11 maps drawn by the House of Delegates in 2011 that were successfully challenged by registered voters in each district.…MORE