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Child trust funds have never been fully tested in the way Booker envisions, after an experiment in the United Kingdom was cut short a decade ago.

  • Aug 16, 2019

“You stood up and used that tough-on-crime phony rhetoric that got a lot of people elected but destroyed communities like mine,” Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) told Biden.

  • Aug 1, 2019

The 1986 law including the “100-1” provision passed with overwhelming support. Biden later disavowed the measure, which came to be viewed as one of the most racially slanted federal sentencing policies.

  • Jul 28, 2019

The event highlighted fault lines that divide the party even as President Trump’s challengers seek to take on his history of racially divisive rhetoric.

  • Jun 28, 2019

The senator’s legal consulting work has received little scrutiny over the course of her political career. Her presidential campaign Wednesday night released a list of cases was involved with.

  • May 23, 2019

“I’m sorry for the way she got treated,” the Democratic presidential candidate said about the 1991 Senate hearing he oversaw during the Clarence Thomas confirmation.

  • Apr 26, 2019

Hill, who testified against Clarence Thomas, compared the 1991 hearing to a “trial that lacked all of the protections of a trial.”

  • Apr 26, 2019

Biden is facing criticism over a host of positions and decisions from his nearly five decades in public life, including his handling of the 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings.

  • Apr 4, 2019

The woman, Amy Lappos, told the Hartford Courant that Biden pulled her close and rubbed noses with her at a 2009 fundraiser in Connecticut. “I thought he was going to kiss me on the mouth,” she said.

  • Apr 1, 2019

Acknowledging he is a “huge admirer of Nancy Pelosi's operational ability,” Rep. Jim Himes said Democrats will soon need leaders who can communicate effectively with younger voters.

  • Aug 17, 2018
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