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We Surveyed the 2020 Democrats on Gun Control. Here Are the New Dividing Lines.

We Surveyed the 2020 Democrats on Gun Control. Here Are the New Dividing Lines.

The Democratic presidential candidates agree on many gun control measures, like an assault weapons ban. But they’re split on other ideas, like a federal gun registry.A gun control rally in Washington last month.Credit…Kevin Lamarque/ReutersOct. 13, 2019The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are far more forceful and united on gun control than their predecessors, endorsing a wide…

House Democrats to hold first Medicare-for-all hearing

Lawmakers heard emotional testimony at the first congressional hearing on Medicare-for-all legislation on Tuesday, as the progressive pitch to reshape American health care dominates policy discussions in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. The House Rules Committee hearing focused on legislation from Reps. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., and Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., co-sponsored by more than 100 Democrats…