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Nevada Debate Could Be A 'Make Or Break' For Bloomberg, Analysts Say

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How Mike Bloomberg defends against expected attacks from his Democratic rivals could impact how well he does on Super Tuesday, where he is placing a big bet, analysts say.

Harry Reid: Iowa's Caucus Problems Strengthen Nevada's Case For Going First

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The former Senate Majority Leader said Nevada's diverse population is more reflective of the Democratic electorate and after Iowa's troubles, his state has "a tremendously good case."

Poll: Sanders Rises, But Socialism Isn't Popular With Most Americans

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An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that socialism is unpopular with a general-election electorate, even as Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is gaining in the Democratic primary.

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Barr Has Considered Resigning Over Trump's Remarks

A spokeswoman says the attorney general has "no plans to resign," but the news adds to questions about the politicization of the department under President Trump.

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6 Democrats Are Set To Debate In Nevada. Here's What You Need To Know.

Three days before the Nevada caucuses, six candidates will face off in a debate Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

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Trump Commutes Sentence Of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

The move would free Blagojevich, once seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party, from federal prison four years before he would have been eligible for parole and clear his convictions.

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Lawmakers, Advocates Worry Bureau Won't Fill Half-Million 2020 Census Jobs

The bureau says it needs around a half-million temporary workers by this spring to carry out the national head count. Some census advocates are worried the agency isn't moving fast enough on hiring.

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'Dark Towers' Chases Scandal-Ridden Deutsche Bank's Mysterious Ties To Donald Trump

President Trump's relationship with Deutsche Bank is still under investigation, so David Enrich's story is necessarily incomplete. But he shows the bank's story is complex — more than one gone rogue.

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North Dakota And Native American Tribes Settle Voter ID Lawsuits

Tribes had sued because the law required voters to present identification with their home's street address — which often doesn't exist on reservations. Emergency rules will broaden the ID allowed.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Draws Thousands To Rally At The Tacoma Dome

Bernie Sanders rallied thousands of supporters in Washington state three weeks ahead of its presidential primary, calling for the grassroots movement that led to his win in the state’s 2016 caucuses to continue through the broader primary that takes place March 10.

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Poll: Sanders Leads, Bloomberg Qualifies For His 1st Debate

The survey gives the former New York mayor enough polls showing him over 10% nationally to be on stage for the next Democratic debate Wednesday in Nevada.

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Power Of The Past: Retelling Utah's Suffragist History To Empower Modern Women

Women in Utah became the first in America to vote under an equal suffrage law on Feb. 14, 1870. There are celebrations, but it means confronting the state's uncomfortable polygamy history, too.

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Between President Trump's Border Wall And The Rio Grande Lies A 'No Man's Land'

Because of flooding worries, the border wall is often built as much as a mile north of the Rio Grande, leaving thousands of isolated acres between the water and the wall.

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