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Seth McLaughlin, a reporter on the Politics Desk, can be reached at [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter: @SethMcLaughlin1

Articles by Seth McLaughlin

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign rally Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Warren: Begin Trump impeachment

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday became the first major 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to urge her party to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump in the wake of the special counsel's newly released report. Published April 19, 2019

Rep. David Scott's challenger Michael Owens said that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's policy on not doing business with challengers has resulted in more calls from consultants. (Associated Press)

DCCC's incumbent protection policy may have backfired

The DCCC's plan to stop doing business with consultants who try to unseat Democratic incumbents could backfire in Georgia, where former congressional candidate Michael Owens said the threat from Washington has sparked interest in his potential challenge of Rep. David Scott. Published April 18, 2019

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks to people at Edley's Bar-B-Que in Nashville, Tenn., Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (Shelley Mays/The Tennessean via AP)

2020 Dems refuse to accept Barr's 'spin' on Mueller probe

Several of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates panned Attorney General Robert Barr's released the finding special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, saying they refuse to accept the "spin" coming from the Trump administration. Published April 18, 2019

In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at an organizing event in Las Vegas. The Iowa caucus is still 10 months away, but the Democratic primary campaign is already an all-out sprint _ passing eye-popping markers for campaign activity and voter engagement. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) **FILE**

Warren announces modest $6 million fundraising haul

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's campaign announced Wednesday she has raised a modest $6 million for her presidential bid, falling well behind some of her rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Published April 10, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the IBEW Construction and Maintenance Conference in Washington, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Joe Biden leads California 2020 primary poll, Kamala Harris places third

Sen. Kamala Harris has some ground to make up in her home state of California, according to a new survey released Wednesday that showed she is trailing former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders in her political backyard in the 2020 presidential primary race. Published April 10, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the Heartland Forum held on the campus of Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, Saturday, March 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) ** FILE **

Elizabeth Warren, 2020 presidential candidate, releases 2018 tax return

Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts on Wednesday released her joint 2018 tax returns -- making her the third candidate in the 2020 presidential field to give voters a look at their most recent finances and ratcheting up pressure on other candidates to follow suit. Published April 10, 2019

Bernie Sanders plans to reintroduce 'Medicare for All' bill

Sen. Bernard Sanders's "Medicare for All" push has become a popular rallying cry among the 2020 presidential contenders, but it has lost steam in Congress, where the plan's unknown cost and impact has splintered the Democratic Party as it plots its next health care moves. Published April 10, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers construction and maintenance conference in Washington, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Joe Biden: 'I'm not sorry'

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday said that he was not sorry for his habit of stroking and kissing women in professional settings. Published April 5, 2019