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Beto O’Rourke urges financial giants to cut services for gun sales

Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday called on banks and credit card companies to address gun violence by refusing to provide services for some firearms sales.

Live updates: The September Democratic presidential primary debate

Globe writers and editors are providing live updates from the third Democratic presidential primary debate.

What to know about the Democratic debate: Lineup, starting time, and what to expect

The third overall Democratic debate airs tonight at 8 on ABC. Here’s a look at who is taking part, the podium order, how to watch, and what else to expect.

Andrew Yang brings Silicon Valley’s upstart spirit to 2020 bid

An outsider with zero political experience, Yang has outlasted a senator, two governors and three members of the House in the crowded Democratic field.

Trump administration to drop Obama-era water protection rule

The Trump administration plans to revoke an Obama-era regulation that provided federal protection to many US wetlands and streams.

House committee approves guidelines for impeachment hearings

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s no confusion about what his committee is doing: It’s an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it.

Ahead of Democratic debate, Elizabeth Warren releases plan to boost Social Security

Senator Elizabeth Warren rolled out an ambitous new plan to address one of the nation’s most intractable problems — the future of Social Security.

Seven key questions heading into tonight’s 10-candidate Democratic debate

The Democratic Party’s strongest presidential contenders — according to polls and fundraising, at least — meet on the same debate stage for the first time Thursday night.