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The path to the Democratic nomination is facing the biggest changes in over 50 years

Democrats in recent weeks have taken significant steps to reform the nominating process and voting in key states in anticipation of 2020’s presidential election and local contests.

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'Resign or be impeached': Here’s how 6 prominent Democrats say a bombshell BuzzFeed report changes the impeachment fight

BuzzFeed News reported Thursday night that attorney Michael Cohen lied to Congress about plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow on direct orders from President Donald Trump himself, according to two federal law enforcement officials. In 2018, Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow project, and he has since been cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team in the Russia investigation.

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'They're Going to Make His Life a Living Hell': CNN's Jake Tapper Dismisses Trump's Ridiculous Celebration as Democrats Take the House

President Donald Trump sent out a celebratory tweet Tuesday night after it became clear that his party would maintain control of the U.S. Senate — but completely ignoring the fact that Democrats have won control of the House of Representatives.

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Democrats Are Now Projected to Take Back the House - And the Power to Investigate President Trump: NBC News

In the last 24 years, Democrats have only controlled the House of Representatives for four years. Now, Democrats are in control once again.

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Got It Right: New Gallup Poll Finds High Anxiety Among Democrats on Election Day

NBC’s long-running “Saturday Night Live” has never been shy about making fun of Democrats along with Republicans. A hilarious “SNL” skit that aired on November 3 depicted Democratic voters as being in a state of maximum anxiety over the 2018 midterms no matter how much they tried to pretend they were feeling optimistic—and according to a new Gallup survey, that skit isn’t off base. Gallup, on Election Day, reported that 81% of voters it described as either Democrats or “Democratic leaners” are “very or somewhat worried” about what will happen in the U.S. if Republicans maintain their majority in either the House of Representatives or the Senate. And only 19% of them are “not too or not at all worried” about the results of that possibility.

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Georgia Election Officials Scrambled to Fix Security Holes While Brian Kemp Denied a Problem Existed

by Jack Gillum, Jessica Huseman, Mike Tigas and Jeff Kao, ProPublica; and Stephen Fowler, Georgia Public Broadcasting

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MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace Explains How Two Breakout Democratic Candidates Have ‘Out-Trumped Trump'

With the 2018 midterm elections less than a week away, it's becoming clear who the breakout stars of the year's fierce campaigns have been. On Wednesday afternoon, MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace argued that Florida's Andrew Gillum and Texas' Beto O'Rourke have proven to be two of the most formidable Democrats in the country — particularly when it comes to taking on President Donald Trump.

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MSNBC Host Ari Melber Reveals the Biggest Clue that Trump Has Become a 'Political Weakness' for the Republican Party

President Donald Trump is throwing everything he can against the wall in the runup to the 2018 midterm elections in an attempt to see what will stick — a key sign that he's growing desperate with Democrats appearing likely to take the House of Representatives.

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Fear and Trembling in the GOP: Here Are 5 Things Republicans Worry About Most with Democrats Likely to Take Control of the House

With the 2018 midterms only a week away, many political analysts are still predicting that the most likely outcome for Congress will be Republicans losing their majority in the House of Representatives but maintaining a slight majority in the U.S. Senate. Pollster Nate Silver is one of them: according to analysis on his FiveThirtyEight.com website, Democrats have an 85% chance (as of October 30) of retaking the House but only a 17% chance of retaking the Senate. Democrats, ideally, would love to obtain a majority in both branches of Congress, but even if Democrats only retake the House, they could do a lot to make life difficult for President Donald Trump. A Democratic House majority, regardless of what happens in the Senate a week from today, would result in political gridlock in Washington, DC in 2019—and Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are painfully aware of that. 

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Michael Avenatti Says the 2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee 'Better Be a White Male'

If Michael Avenatti wanted to completely implode presidential ambitions for the 2020 election, he couldn't have asked for much better dynamite than the newest profile of the pugnacious lawyer in Time.

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