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Trump, Biden Assailing Each Other Way Ahead of 2020 Election

This combination of file photos shows President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden VOA NEWS/Ken Bredemeier The next presidential election is not until November 2020, but Republican President Donald Trump and the leading Democrat trying to oust him, former Vice President Joe Biden, are launching rhetorical slingshots at each other with gusto. Trump, in Japan for a four-day state visit, played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, watched a sumo wrestling match and met Emperor Naruhito, but his mind strayed little from his re-election effort in throwing jabs at Biden, leading in political surveys over two dozen…
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US Democratic Party Convention Opens Amid Leaked Email Controversy

  Ken Bredemeier Last updated on: July 25, 2016 3:17 PM Democrats open their national convention Monday, set to affirm former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the party's 2016 presidential nominee, but embroiled in controversy over leaked emails that show how party leaders sought to ease her path to the nomination by mocking her challenger, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, head of the Democratic National Committee, was pushed out of the post Sunday in the aftermath of the WikiLeaks disclosure of nearly 20,000 emails.  She was jeered Monday by Sanders' supporters as she spoke to a group…
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Poll: Close 2016 Races in Iowa, New Hampshire

VOA News Republican Party presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are in a virtual dead heat in Iowa, while Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are also locked in a close race there, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. Clinton and Sanders are also within the margin of error in New Hampshire, while Trump has built a 16-point lead in the state, NBC and the Journal reported. Iowa holds its caucuses on February 1, while the New Hampshire primary is February 9. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton poses for a photo with Cynthia Johnson of Osage,…
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La mayoría en EE.UU. se opone a plan anti musulmán de Trump

VOA News Casi el 60 por ciento de los estadounidenses se oponen a la propuesta del candidato presidencial republicano Donald Trump de prohibir el ingreso de musulmanes a Estados Unidos, de acuerdo con una nueva encuesta de NBC News y el Wall Street Journal. El 57 por ciento de los adultos encuestados estuvo en desacuerdo con la propuesta de Trump, comparado con el 25 por ciento que estuvo de acuerdo. Entre los miembros del Partido Republicano, sin embargo, la propuesta de Trump obtuvo el apoyo del 42%. En contraste, el 75% de los demócratas y el 55 por ciento de…
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Most in US Oppose Trump’s Call to Close Borders to Muslims

VOA News Nearly 60 percent of Americans oppose Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposal to bar Muslims from entering the United States, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Fifty-seven percent of all adults surveyed disagreed with Trump's proposal, versus 25 percent who agreed. Among Republican Party members, however, Trump's proposal won 42 percent approval. By contrast, 75 percent of Democrats and 55 percent of independents – members of neither major political party – said they oppose Trump's call for a ban on all Muslim visitors. A separate Associated Press survey found 8-in-10 Republican voters think Trump is…
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Raimondo reacciona a comentarios de Trump

Rhode Island - La Gobernadora Gina Raimondo dijo refiriéndose a los comentarios del pre candidato Republicano a la Presidencia,  Donald Trump sobre prohibirles el ingreso al país a los musulmanes, que son errados y se trata de una retórica grandilocuente que cae en el juego de los terroristas.    La Demócrata dijo además que no era el momento de ceder ante el  racismo, a la intolerancia religiosa y a una acalorada retorica  que no se basa en hechos. Raimondo dice que la retórica de Trump no contribuye a mantener a la gente segura y es exactamente lo que los terroristas quieren oir. …
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