This week, Congress returned from recess, GOP candidates won two special elections in North Carolina, and the nation reflected on the September 11 terrorist attacks. Watch our Week in Review video to quickly get up to speed on what kept the newsrooms buzzing this week.
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Plans by 2020 Democrats to ban fracking would put over 14 million U.S. jobs at risk, double energy prices, and reduce GDP by $1.6 trillion.
A recent campaign gaffe from Sen. Kamala Harris has only fueled the narrative the California senator’s presidential campaign has stalled out. Catch up on all the developments from the Democratic field in this week’s 2020 recap.
Congress is back in session this week following the long summer recess, President Trump travels to North Carolina to rally support for Tuesday’s special election, and 2020 Dems prepare for Thursday’s debate.
This week, CNN held a seven hour town hall with the 2020 Democratic candidates where they discussed environmental issues. Find out what they had to say and catch up on all the week’s headlines with our week in review video.
All eyes will be on the special election in North Carolina’s 9th District next Tuesday as the outcome will likely carry implications for campaigns in 2020.
As gaffes continue to pile up for former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are battling to become the top alternative candidate in the 2020 primary. Both candidates were in New Hampshire over the weekend, with Sanders releasing a plan to cancel $81 billion in medical debt and Warren highlighting her electability.
The U.S. House and Senate enter the final week of their summer recess before they begin their last major legislative session before the holidays.
With former Gov. John Hickenlooper’s entrance into the race, there are now 14 Democrats running to challenge Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) next year. Who are they?
This week, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) saw her presidential poll numbers tumble, former Vice President Joe Biden’s wife offered a not-so-sterling endorsement of her husband, and pundits debated the merits of a possible recession on the horizon. See what got the newsrooms buzzing in this week’s video review.