Minnesota Democrat to run for president

Minnesota Democrat to run for president

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Amy Klobuchar joins the increasingly crowded race for the Democratic nomination Minnesota Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar has announced she is running for president in the 2020 election.Ms Klobuchar, a former prosecutor, said she was running for “everyone who wanted their work recognised”.She made headlines for grilling Supreme Court Justice…

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US backs opposition as Venezuela president

US backs opposition as Venezuela president

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Guaidó declared himself “acting president” on Wednesday US President Donald Trump has said he recognises Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president.Tens of thousands of Venezuelans are taking to the streets in protest against President Nicolás Maduro.Mr Guaidó, who called for the demonstrations, declared himself acting leader in…

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California Democrat to run for president

California Democrat to run for president

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ms Harris has been described as a rising star within the Democratic Party Democratic Senator Kamala Harris says she will run for president in the 2020 election, the eighth name to join the battle for the party’s nomination.The California senator, who was elected in 2016, previously served as the state’s…

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How will history judge President Trump?

How will history judge President Trump?

Hostile historians may come to regard Donald Trump’s presidency as an aggregation of the lesser traits of his predecessors. The bullying of Lyndon Baines Johnson, who demeaned White House aides and even humiliated his Vice-President Hubert Humphrey – forcing his deputy once to recite a speech on Vietnam while he listened, legs akimbo, trousers round…

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