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The Des Moines Register’s editorial board endorses Elizabeth Warren for president

The Des Moines Register’s editorial board endorses Elizabeth Warren for president

The Des Moines Register’s editorial board endorsed Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president on Saturday, nine days from the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses. “Elizabeth Warren will push an unequal America in the right direction,” the headline of the endorsement reads. The editorial board called Warren “the best leader for these times,” and said she “is not…MORE

US soldier dies in Syria, Defense Department says

US soldier dies in Syria, Defense Department says

A US soldier has died in Syria, the US Defense Department announced Saturday. Army Spc. Antonio I. Moore, 22, from Wilmington, North Carolina, died Friday in Deir ez-Zor Province, Syria, according to a release by the department. Moore died “during a rollover accident while conducting route clearing operations,” and the incident is under investigation, according…MORE

Top takeaways from the start of the Trump team’s impeachment defense

Top takeaways from the start of the Trump team’s impeachment defense

President Donald Trump’s legal team is making his case. After days of arguments in which Democrats exhaustively laid out the case that Trump illegally held up aid to Ukraine, used taxpayer dollars to pressure that country’s new President to help him hurt political opponents and then tried to obstruct Congress and cover it all up, Trump’s team had…MORE

Day 5: The impeachment trial scenes the Senate TV cameras won’t show

Day 5: The impeachment trial scenes the Senate TV cameras won’t show

President Donald Trump’s legal team began their defense Saturday, but views of the Senate chamber are still limited by restrictive TV camera rules. Sketch artist Bill Hennessy has been at the impeachment trial this week. Here’s what he saw on Saturday: See more scenes from the trial: Day 1: See the impeachment trial pictures the…MORE

Fact-checking opening statements from President Trump’s legal team

Fact-checking opening statements from President Trump’s legal team

President Donald Trump’s legal team kicked off their opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial Saturday morning. In defending the President, Deputy White House Counsel Mike Purpura said the case is based on “six key facts that have not and will not change.” Here’s a break-down of these six “facts” and other claims made by…MORE

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