Democrat candidates put climate crisis at heart of 2020 race

World / Politics Sep 6, 2019

Democrat candidates put climate crisis at heart of 2020 race

Democrats seeking to oust climate skeptic Donald Trump from the White House are placing the "existential threat" of a warming planet front and center for the 2020 presidential contests. With a rampaging Hurricane Dorian not far from the minds of many Americans, 10 Democratic presidential ...

Bernie Sanders denounces 'greed' of American drug companies

Business Jul 29, 2019

Bernie Sanders denounces 'greed' of American drug companies

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders accused American pharmaceutical companies Sunday of letting diabetic patients die out of "greed," after he accompanied a group of Americans to Canada to buy insulin. Sanders joined the group, which took a bus from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, to restock on ...

Joe Biden shows strong South Carolina lead in poll

World / Politics Jul 26, 2019

Joe Biden shows strong South Carolina lead in poll

Joe Biden has a commanding lead over his 2020 Democratic rivals in South Carolina, where a majority of black voters back him, a Monmouth University Poll shows. Biden is supported by 39 percent of likely voters in the February primary, a crucial early presidential contest. ...