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Source: Global News

Trump publicly sizes up 2020 Democratic rivals, shattering another presidential norm

Today 12:40 GMT

The message to Trump’s would-be 2020 rivals, and people girding for another wild presidential cycle, remained anchored to the lyrics of that R.E.M. song: “Hold on.”

READ MORE: Trump says potential 2020 rival Beto O’Rourke has ‘a great first name’ but not much else. When Sen. Klobuchar announced her candidacy on a frigid day in her home state of Minnesota, Trump anointed her with a nickname of sorts, and a benign one at that: “By the end of her speech she looked like a Snowman(woman)!”

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Source: Reuters

U.S. presidential hopeful Warren urges universal childcare,...

Today 18:10 GMT

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat running for president, on Tuesday proposed a universal childcare program, paid for by a tax on high-net-worth individuals, to help families unable to find affordable care.

The program would not be mandatory, so families that opt to have a parent remain home and provide childcare could continue to do so.

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Source: Common Domain

Elizabeth Warren’s universal child care proposal comes as child-care costs in America have soared to nearly $10K per year

Today 18:10 GMT

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s universal child care proposal comes as American families are feeling more financially pressured than ever by child-care costs.

Families shouldn’t spend more than 7% of their income on child care, according to a 2016 recommendation by the Department of Health and Human Services, but there’s no state in the country where parents can follow that recommendation, a 2018 analysis by Child Care Aware of America found.

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Source: Fox News

Elizabeth Warren heckled at Georgia campaign stop: 'Why did you lie'

Monday 09:53 GMT

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was once again reminded that she exaggerated her Native American ancestry and was heckled during a campaign stop in Georgia.

While introducing herself to a crowd of about 1,000 supporters in a Lawrenceville high school, a man shouted “Why did you lie?" Warren replied back “Be easy, be easy,” while the crowd chanted her name and clapped. The man was holding up a campaign sign that read “1/2020” as he was quickly escorted out of the building.

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Source: The Guradian

Leftwing Democrats steal the 2020 spotlight but can centrists fight back?

Monday 06:58 GMT

Formally announcing her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic nomination in Lawrence, a faded mill city with a predominantly Hispanic population, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren declared Donald Trump’s administration “the most corrupt in living memory”.

“Saving the planet and guaranteeing universal healthcare will require more than a few new tax credits and regulations.”


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