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6 things to look for in the final Democratic debate of 2019

The final Democratic primary debate of 2019 is one of the best opportunities left for the seven Democrats slated to appear here in California on Thursday to leave voters in Iowa and across the country with a good impression before voting begins in 2020.

House passes Trump's trade deal with Canada and Mexico

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed President Donald Trump's revised North American Free Trade Agreement, with members sending Trump's foremost legislative priority — just a day after the divided chamber took the historic vote to impeach him -- to the Senate.

Trump: House Dem switched parties to GOP

President Donald Trump announced that Rep. Jeff Van Drew would join the Republican Party, a day after the New Jersey congressman and one other Democrat voted against both articles of impeachment.

Trump in 2008: It'd be 'wonderful' if Pelosi impeached Bush over Iraq

President Donald Trump has fulminated over House Democrats' impeachment efforts -- and repeatedly taken aim at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi -- though in 2008, he suggested it would have been "a wonderful thing" had the speaker pursued impeachment against then-President George W. Bush over the Iraq War.

CNN Poll: Joe Biden holds lead heading into December debate

Joe Biden continues to hold a lead in the race for the Democratic nomination for president and remains the candidate potential Democratic voters think has the best shot to defeat Donald Trump, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS.

Democrat Jared Golden to split his vote on impeachment articles

Rep. Jared Golden, a freshman Democrat who represents a Maine congressional district President Donald Trump won in 2016, said in a statement Tuesday that he will split his vote on articles of impeachment, voting to approve the article accusing Trump of abuse of power and against the article on obstruction of Congress.

Lawmaker refuses to say if he's becoming Republican 1 day before vote

Rep. Jeff Van Drew, a New Jersey Democrat, refused to say whether he is switching his affiliation to Republican one day before the US House of Representatives is set to vote on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, dismissing concerns that he could face blowback from voters in a 2020 reelection if he joins the GOP.