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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks as Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., listensa. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) 

Civil in tone, mostly cautious in approach, the forum on Wednesday did little to reorder the field and may have given encouragement to two new entrants into the race


U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland gives his opening statement as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) 

Sondland, the most highly anticipated witness in the public impeachment probe, made clear that he believed Trump was pursuing his desire for political investigations in return for an Oval Office meeting


Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence testifes before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) 

Jennifer Williams, a career State Department official detailed to Pence's office, says Trump's tweet accusing her of being a "Never Trumper" caught her by surprise


In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a news conference at a gun control advocacy event in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) 

The apology was received skeptically by many prominent activists who noted that it was made as he is taking steps to enter the race


A man wears a shirt in support of Rodney Reed during a protest against Reed's execution on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Bastrop, Texas. Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) 

Reed's conviction is being questioned by new evidence that his supporters say raises serious doubt about his guilt



With just 80 days until the Iowa caucuses the number of Democrats running for president keeps on growing



A former National Security Council aide, will testify that a Trump emissary linked $391 million in military aid to investigation into Hunter Biden gas company



Republicans in shock as African American and anti-Trump voters mobilise to return Democrat in deeply conservative state


Kim Olson’s ad announcing her bid for the TX-24 

But are veteran women more likely to win? Military service might allow women running for office to overcome concerns about their national security chops, without sacrificing voters’ positive perceptions of women’s ability to handle areas like health care.


House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, talks with ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP) 

In several hours of testimony, punctuated by occasional bickering among lawmakers, some memorable moments have emerged


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