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White House hosts 141st Easter Egg Roll

First lady Melania Trump took her third crack at the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday. Noting that it was the 141st White House Easter Egg Roll, President Donald Trump joked: “I don’t remember the first one, but the last three years we’ve had an awfully good time.” He also thanked the first lady…MORE

Democratic candidates tackle free college ahead of 2020

Free college is poised to become a hot topic on the 2020 campaign trail. The term, which Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders helped make mainstream during his previous presidential bid, has become a catchall for a variety of plans aimed at making college more affordable. “Some version of free or debt-free college — or a bold…MORE

Elizabeth Warren releases sweeping student debt cancellation and free college plan

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed eliminating the student loan debts of tens of millions of Americans and making all public colleges tuition-free, staking out an ambitious stance on one of the central policy debates of the 2020 Democratic primary. Student debt and college affordability have become a key dividing line in the Democratic race,…MORE

Rep. Seth Moulton announces 2020 presidential run

Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton is the latest Democrat to enter the 2020 presidential race, launching a longshot bid Monday that would make the 40-year-old Marine Corps veteran the youngest president in American history. “I am here to tell you and to tell America that I am running for President of the United States,” Moulton said…MORE

Democrats wrestle with impeachment question

Democrats are still grasping for an effective response to Robert Mueller’s report after leaving an opening for President Donald Trump to mount a furious and fact-twisting weekend victory lap. The party’s House majority is scheduled to hold a conference call at 5 p.m. ET Monday to discuss next steps following the report. And Democratic House…MORE

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