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Takeaways from Kamala Harris’ CNN town hall

Sen. Kamala Harris recaptured the spotlight in the Democratic presidential race — if only for a moment — on Monday night by arguing that “Congress should take the steps towards impeachment.” Harris, in a CNN town hall Monday night, also rolled out a new plank of her policy to address gun violence with a slate…MORE

Starbucks’ big rival in China plans to list in New York

Starbucks big rival in China just announced plans to go public in the United States. Beijing-based Luckin Coffee said in a filing Monday night that it wants to sell shares on the New York Stock Exchange as part of its ambitious expansion plans. Despite being barely 18 months old, Luckin has opened more than 2,300…MORE

Chicago’s top prosecutor receives threats with ‘racially charged language’

Kim Foxx, Chicago’s top prosecutor, has received emails and calls threatening her safety, her office said Monday. “We can confirm that the State’s Attorney has received threats to her personal safety and security, a number of which have contained racially charged language,” her office said. It is unclear if the threats are related to Foxx’s…MORE

Elizabeth Warren says she won’t get ‘Hillary’d’ in 2020

Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has no intention of being “Hillary’d” in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. That was the phrase, used as shorthand by a student asking about sexist attacks during a CNN town hall Monday night, that prompted Warren to recall her successful 2012 campaign to unseat Republican Sen. Scott Brown. It was…MORE

Takeaways from Amy Klobuchar’s CNN town hall

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar urged a more cautious approach than many of her Democratic rivals on impeachment, health care, college tuition, and student loans on Monday night in New Hampshire. Klobuchar was the first of five of the party’s 2020 presidential contenders to participate in back-to-back town halls hosted by CNN. Here are four takeaways…MORE

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