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2020 Dems race to engage African American voters on MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked the busiest day of the presidential primary cycle to date, as 2020 hopefuls up and down the Eastern seaboard stood with African-American leaders to commemorate the holiday — and to signal their unwavering commitment to the Democratic Party’s most loyal supporters.

Trump offers temporary protections for Dreamers for border security funding and to end shutdown

President Trump proposed a deal to end the partial government shutdown and to help fund the border wall on Jan. 19. In exchange for the $5.7 billion for funding for the border wall, he offered temporary protections for Dreamers.