Amy Klobuchar’s 2020 launch addressed a major campaign issue: climate change

Quick take: Maybe I’m reading too much into it, but it can be viewed as a mix of ambition and an implicit nod to the daunting legislative hurdles in front of moving a big bill. Reinstating former President Obama’s Clean Power Plan is hardly the most ambitious goal in the world — that rule would…

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Poll: Minimum wage is a more important issue than gun control to Gen Z

Raising the minimum wage rate from $15 holds more weight than stricter gun control laws with voters from Generation Z, according to new polling data from the Morning Consult. Why it matters: Despite the impact of mass school shootings in America, the issue doesn’t move voters from 18 to 21 years old as much as…

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Trudeau Has Nafta Wiggle Room But Will Resist on One Big Issue

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Why the failure to reunite families is not just an immigration issue

The July 26 federal court deadline for the Trump administration to return more than 2,500 migrant children (aged 5–17) to their families has come and gone, and it is clear that the administration has fallen short of full reunification. According to a July 26 California district court filing, the administration has reunited only slightly more…

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Could the migration issue make or break the EU?

The number of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe has been reduced to a trickle in recent years, yet the issue continues to polarise politics in the bloc. A controversial proposal to set up asylum seeker processing centres in North Africa will be examined. France and Germany want to share responsibilities among EU member states.…

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Facebook to Check Groups Behind ‘Issue Ads’

Facebook Inc. will soon require that advertisers wanting to run ads on hot-button political issues go through an authorization process first, a move the social network hopes will prevent the spread of misinformation across its platform. The company announced in blog posts Friday it plans to work with third parties to develop a list of…

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