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Democratic candidates unveil sweeping climate proposals

A series of top Democratic presidential candidates have released sweeping plans to combat climate change over the last two weeks, putting the issue front and center ahead of CNN's climate crisis town halls on Wednesday night.

Elizabeth Warren embraces Jay Inslee's climate change platform

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday announced she would adopt Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's 10-year climate plan, while also expanding on his blueprint with a series of additional investments costing $1 trillion to offer additional protections to workers and help fund a radical transition of American infrastructure and industry away from fossil fuels.

Julián Castro rolls out $10 trillion plan to fight climate change

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro released on Tuesday his plan to combat climate change, outlining the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate's approach to what he calls the "greatest existential threat to our future" ahead of his appearance at CNN's climate crisis town hall on Wednesday in New York.

2020 Dems Klobuchar and Inslee unveil education plans

If elected president, Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota wants a federal funding match to increase teacher salaries, while Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee plans on enlisting the US Education Department to help fight climate change.

Readers' guide to the first Democratic debate

Tonight, 10 challengers for the Democratic 2020 presidential nomination will face off in the first debate of the season. After months of campaign coverage, the two-hour event will finally give voters a chance to watch Democratic candidates exchange views on a variety of issues, from health care and immigration to taxes and climate change. While they will likely spend a fair amount of time attacking the policies of President Donald Trump, the debate will also be an opportunity for candidates...

Democrats woo Iowa party activists as race kicks off

Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set themselves apart from the sprawling field of candidates in the midst of a swirling carnival of activists and campaign volunteers.

Iowa Poll: Biden and Sanders stand out among likely caucusgoers

The field of Democrats seeking the party's nomination for president in 2020 is one of the largest the party has seen, but for Iowa's most likely caucus attendees, two names stand above the rest: former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.