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Indian-origin Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi elected to US House of Representatives for 3rd consecutive term
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Indian-origin Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi elected to US House of Representatives for 3rd consecutive term

Apart from Krishnamoorthi, who was born in Delhi, Ami Bera and Ro Khanna are seeking re-election from California

Fly on Mike Pence's hair steals show at US VP debate; Biden tweets image of self with swatter
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Fly on Mike Pence's hair steals show at US VP debate; Biden tweets image of self with swatter

While the image elicited many memes on social media, Joe Biden quickly got in on the action. The presidential nominee tweeted an image of himself with a fly swatter with the caption: Pitch in $5 to help this campaign fly

Donald Trump to send 'surge' of federal agents to more US cities as part of his law and order campaign
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Donald Trump to send 'surge' of federal agents to more US cities as part of his law and order campaign

The programme involves deploying federal law enforcement agents to assist local police in combating what the Department of Justice has described as a surge of violent crime

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Joe Biden wins Florida and Illinois as virus disruptions reshape American politics
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Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Joe Biden wins Florida and Illinois as virus disruptions reshape American politics

For Sanders, 78, the country’s sudden turn away from the campaign may have the effect of smothering even the most determined effort to block Biden, 77, or broaden his own political appeal.

Caucus voting: Iowa Democratic Party releases partial results after delay; ex-midwestern Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders take lead
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Caucus voting: Iowa Democratic Party releases partial results after delay; ex-midwestern Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders take lead

The results followed 24 hours of chaos as technical problems marred the complicated caucus process, forcing state officials to apologize and raising questions about Iowa's traditional place atop the presidential primary calendar.

Caucus voting underway across Iowa with Democratic field likely to clarify; polls suggest Bernie Sanders may have narrow lead
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Caucus voting underway across Iowa with Democratic field likely to clarify; polls suggest Bernie Sanders may have narrow lead

Caucus voting began across Iowa Monday night as Democrats balanced their desire for fundamental change with their craving to defeat President Donald Trump in the opening contest of the 2020 presidential primary season.

Michael Bloomberg formally announces bid for US presidency; New York billionaire joins crowded field of Democratic rivals
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Michael Bloomberg formally announces bid for US presidency; New York billionaire joins crowded field of Democratic rivals

Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he is running for president, joining the crowded field of Democrats seeking to take on his fellow New York billionaire, President Donald Trump.

Michael Bloomberg files nomination paper for 2020 US presidential elections: billionaire registers as candidate in Alabama Democratic primary race
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Michael Bloomberg files nomination paper for 2020 US presidential elections: billionaire registers as candidate in Alabama Democratic primary race

New York business tycoon Michael Bloomberg has paved the way for a shot at the US presidency, registering as a candidate in the Alabama Democratic primary race before Friday's filing deadline

Michael Bloomberg likely to run for 2020 US presidential elections; ex-New York City mayor expected to file nomination this week, claim sources
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Michael Bloomberg likely to run for 2020 US presidential elections; ex-New York City mayor expected to file nomination this week, claim sources

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the 2020 US Democratic presidential nomination, a move that could greatly disrupt the field just three months before the first nominating contests

Cyclist who flipped off Donald Trump's convoy in 2017 jumps into politics, runs for local office as Democrat from Virginia
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Cyclist who flipped off Donald Trump's convoy in 2017 jumps into politics, runs for local office as Democrat from Virginia

A viral photo taken in the fall of 2017 shows a cyclist flipping off Donald Trump's presidential convoy. The image cost Juli Briskman, the cyclist, her job.

At Los Angeles gathering, Joe Biden says he would withhold foreign aid from countries discriminating against LGBTQ community
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At Los Angeles gathering, Joe Biden says he would withhold foreign aid from countries discriminating against LGBTQ community

Joe Biden said this as he joined eight other Democratic presidential candidates at a forum on LGBTQ issues

Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, ‘Send her back’
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Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, ‘Send her back’

Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, combative Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into extended dissection. Trump set off a firestorm when he tweeted that four should “go back” to their home countries, though three were born in US.

Donald Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours of launching re-election campaign for presidency in 2020
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Donald Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours of launching re-election campaign for presidency in 2020

President Donald Trump raised 24.8 million dollars, less than 24 hours after kicking off his re-election campaign

US presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveils 137-point priority list; climate change, gun control on top of Democratic senator's agenda
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US presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveils 137-point priority list; climate change, gun control on top of Democratic senator's agenda

US Senator Amy Klobuchar unveiled on Tuesday a 137-point list of priorities she would address in her first 100 days in office if elected president. The policies touch on matters ranging from high-profile topics like climate change, healthcare and gun regulations to the classification of federal tax offices. She will face off on 26 June against nine other candidates in the first debate of the nominating contest.

Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US, gives no exceptions to cases of rape or incest
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Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US, gives no exceptions to cases of rape or incest

The ACLU, promised to file a lawsuit to block its implementation, although the abortion bill's backers have expressly said they want to bring the case to the SC

'Julian Assange needs to answer for what he has done, at least as it has been charged', says Hillary Clinton
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'Julian Assange needs to answer for what he has done, at least as it has been charged', says Hillary Clinton

WikiLeaks' publication of Democratic emails stolen by Russian intelligence officers during the 2016 election season hurt Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign

With 1.9 million viewers, Indian-origin presidential hopeful Kamala Harris' CNN town hall sets viewership record
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With 1.9 million viewers, Indian-origin presidential hopeful Kamala Harris' CNN town hall sets viewership record

The live event with Kamala Harris on Monday averaged 1.957 million viewers, a figure far greater than CNN's previous four town halls

US Senate to cast procedural vote on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to Supreme Court on Friday; final vote on Saturday
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US Senate to cast procedural vote on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to Supreme Court on Friday; final vote on Saturday

The US Senate's Republican leadership moved forward with the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, setting up a Friday procedural vote and a final floor vote on Saturday.

US lifts ban on suppliers selling to ZTE with a go-ahead to resume operations
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US lifts ban on suppliers selling to ZTE with a go-ahead to resume operations

US Commerce Department removed the ban after ZTE deposited $400 million in a US bank escrow account