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Pete Buttigieg rebuked a man in Iowa who said ‘tell the black people of South Bend to stop committing crime and doing drugs’

The man appeared to weigh in on recent controversy over a police shooting in South Bend by blaming the city's African-American population.
Pro-Trump personalities Diamond and Silk with Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa).

Disgraced Rep. Steve King introduces the ‘Diamond and Silk Act’ in a bizarre press conference that turned into a shouting match

When asked what her thoughts were on King retweeting white supremacists, Diamond questioned what that term even means.
Joe Biden in Atlanta, Ga.

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll

Biden also faces a considerable enthusiasm gap compared to other candidates in the large Democratic field.

A GOP congressman punished for making racist remarks slams his fellow Republicans for subjecting him to a ‘political lynch mob’

King lost his committee assignments after wondering why terms like "white nationalism" and "white supremacy" were offensive in a January interview.
Gabe Fleisher, 17, broke the news that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was hopping in the 2020 race.

Meet the 17-year-old politics reporter who broke the news that Bill de Blasio is running for president

"It's been pretty wild," Fleisher said. "I've been at school all day. In my pocket my phone has been going off all day with alerts."
Micalla Rettinger, 25, died Sunday morning when she was shot while driving home from the bar where she worked in Iowa.

A 25-year-old woman was shot and killed as she was driving home from work, and now police are looking into whether a person hunting illegally in the a...

Police on Tuesday said there was nothing to suggest that Micalla Rettinger, a former college softball player in Cedar Falls, Iowa, had been targeted.
US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with former US President Barack Obama (C) and former vice-President Joe Biden after being sworn in as President on January 20, 2017 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.

Trump’s retweet storm shows Joe Biden’s strategy of taking him head on is getting under the president’s skin

Other 2020 Democrats have criticized Trump as well, but Biden is seemingly making it his central campaign tactic.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at the NAN Conference, April 5, 2019 in New York City.

Bernie Sanders says even ‘terrible people’ in prison for crimes like the Boston Marathon bombing should be allowed to vote

"I think the right to vote is inherent to our democracy," Sanders said. "Yes, even for terrible people."
Andrew Yang wants to use a hologram of himself to campaign in multiple places at once.

2020 contender Andrew Yang wants to use a 3D hologram of himself to campaign in multiple places at once

In a recent TMZ appearance, Yang unveiled video footage showing a hologram of himself performing a duet alongside a hologram of rapper Tupac Shakur.

Presidential newcomer Pete Buttigieg surged in the latest Iowa poll of 2020 Democrats, and it may be bad news for Bernie Sanders

Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, appears to have the potential to eat away at Sanders' support with the younger crowd.