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David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at [email protected].

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Steve Bullock: DNC debate rules empowered Facebook, Google

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Wednesday said the metrics the Democratic National Committee is using for candidates to qualify for the presidential debate stage have empowered tech giants like Facebook and Google. Published August 28, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., speaks during the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) ** FILE **

John Delaney: 'I'm not going anywhere'

Although he won't be on the debate stage next month, Democratic presidential hopeful John Delaney on Wednesday vowed to press on with his campaign. Published August 28, 2019

President Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a bilateral meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi at the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump well behind 2020 Dems in head-to-head match-ups: Poll

President Trump was trailing a handful of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates by between 9 and 16 points as voters were more pessimistic about the national economy, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released on Wednesday. Published August 28, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Iowa Federation of Labor convention, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Altoona, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Biden touts standing with black voters

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden on Tuesday touted his standing among black voters, where he's gotten solid support thus far in the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Published August 28, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden greets supporters during a campaign event at Keene State College in Keene N.H., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Joe Biden holds big lead over 2020 Democratic rivals: Poll

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. had an 18-point lead over his nearest rival for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, according to a USA Today/Suffolk University poll released Wednesday. Published August 28, 2019

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., talks to reporters on his way to the Senate chamber for votes on July 31, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) **FILE**

Sen. Lindsey Graham: 'Shame' on states suing over new family detention rules

Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday blasted states that are suing over the Trump administration's new rules that would allow families to be held while they're awaiting deportation proceedings, saying that finding solutions on immigration could ultimately lie in sending people to Washington, D.C., who "don't hate Trump." Published August 27, 2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at City Hall, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) ** FILE **

Bill de Blasio: Any candidate can catch fire with a viral moment

Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio on Tuesday said he's holding out hope to get on the debate stage in October, but that any candidate can catch fire with a singular viral moment in the age of social media. Published August 27, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to reporters after a campaign stop at Lindy's Diner in Keene N.H., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Joe Biden ad: Obamacare is 'personal' to me

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden says in a new TV ad that Obamacare is "personal" to him, recounting his family history as he made the case for defending the law from people who want to "replace it and start over." Published August 27, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hosts a "grassroots event" at Harold Washington Cultural Center on Chicago's South Side, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

Pete Buttigieg goes on the radio with ads targeting rural Iowans

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is going on the radio airwaves in Iowa with new spots that blame President Trump's "reckless" trade war for hurting rural America and play up Mr. Buttigieg's military experience and ties to his hometown. Published August 21, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden is depicted on the campaign trail in this Aug. 8, 2019, file photo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) ** FILE **

Joe Biden goes on the air in Iowa: 'We have to beat Donald Trump'

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden is going on the air in Iowa with the first TV ad of his presidential campaign with a spot that says he'll restore the "soul" of a U.S. that's currently led by an "erratic, vicious, bullying" leader in President Trump. Published August 20, 2019