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Sunday shows — Spotlight shifts to Iowa caucuses

Sunday shows — Spotlight shifts to Iowa caucuses
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The Sunday morning political talk shows shifted their focus to the Iowa caucuses one day before the first votes are cast in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. Democratic candidates and new polling were featured.

Guests also discussed President TrumpDonald TrumpDemocrats, activists blast reported Trump DOJ effort to get journalists' phone records Arizona secretary of state gets security detail over death threats surrounding election audit Trump admin got phone records of WaPo reporters covering Russia probe: report MORE's Senate impeachment trial. The GOP-controlled upper chamber is expected to vote to acquit Trump this week after an effort to subpoena new witnesses and documents failed.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Buttigieg: 'If the Senate is the jury right now, we are the jury tomorrow'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Democratic presidential candidate Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg'Funky Academic:' Public has been 'groomed to measure progress by firsts' Biden administration in talks with LA Mayor Eric Garcetti for India ambassador post: reports Business groups target moderate Democrats on Biden tax plans MORE said Sunday that he understood the voter frustration over the impeachment process but highlighted the opportunity for “accountability” in the form of the 2020 election.
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Buttigieg won't say if Sanders, Biden can beat Trump
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday dodged on whether he thought his two top opponents can beat President Trump if one of them becomes the nominee.
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'We certainly need to have a strong finish here in Iowa,' Buttigieg says
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday that his presidential campaign needs a “strong finish” in the Iowa caucuses on Monday in order to obtain the Democratic nomination.
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Klobuchar: 'I'm going to New Hampshire no matter what'
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharStrengthen CBP regulations to reduce opioid deaths Why isn't Washington defending American companies from foreign assaults? Republicans float support for antitrust reform after Trump Facebook ban upheld MORE (D-Minn.) said Sunday that her showing in the Iowa caucus would not affect whether she stayed in the presidential race through the New Hampshire primary, telling Fox News’ Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceRepublicans hammer Biden on infrastructure while administration defends plan GOP senator: Two sides 'far apart' on infrastructure compromise Biden economic adviser frames infrastructure plan as necessary investment MORE “I’m going to New Hampshire no matter what.”
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Fox's Wallace confronts Klobuchar on controversial conviction of 16-year-old as prosecutor
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), a 2020 White House hopeful, declined to say Sunday whether the case of an African-American man her office put in prison during her time as a prosecutor should be re-opened with the revelation that the conviction relied on questionable evidence.
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Yang says he expects to 'surprise a lot of people' in Iowa
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
“We think we’re going to surprise a lot of people on Monday night, George, and we’ve got a ton of support in New Hampshire,” Andrew YangAndrew YangAdams touts momentum after poll shows him leading Yang in NYC race Yang gets key endorsement from former opponent in NYC mayor race Yang expands lead in NYC mayor race: poll MORE said. “I can’t wait to take this vision to the rest of the country.”
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Sanders, Biden, maintain lead in Iowa: poll
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden to meet with 6 GOP senators next week Arizona secretary of state gets security detail over death threats surrounding election audit On The Money: Five takeaways on a surprisingly poor jobs report | GOP targets jobless aid after lackluster April gain MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersGOP is consumed by Trump conspiracy theories Manchin on collision course with Warren, Sanders Sanders on Cheney drama: GOP is an 'anti-democratic cult' MORE (I-Vt.) sit atop the Democratic presidential field in Iowa just one day before the first-in-the-nation caucuses, according to a new poll. 
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Schiff: 'Nothing' Democrats could have 'done differently' in impeachment probe
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffTrump backs Stefanik to replace Cheney Gender politics hound GOP in Cheney drama Senate Intel vows to 'get to the bottom' of 'Havana syndrome' attacks MORE (D-Calif.), the lead House manager in President Trump's Senate trial, said Sunday that there is nothing Democrats could have done differently during the impeachment process.
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Ernst: Trump may have acted in 'wrong manner' with Ukraine
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstConservative Club for Growth PAC comes out against Stefanik to replace Cheney A bipartisan effort to prevent the scourge of sexual assault in the armed forces Ernst defends Cheney, calls for GOP unity MORE (R-Iowa) said Sunday that President Trump may have acted in "the wrong manner" with his communication with Ukraine, but she does not think it rises to the level of impeachment and will be voting to acquit him on Wednesday. 
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Dershowitz: 'Any citizen' would find Ukraine quid pro quo 'troubling if it were proved'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Alan DershowitzAlan Morton DershowitzDershowitz: Maxine Waters used KKK tactics to intimidate Chauvin jury Dershowitz advising MyPillow CEO's lawyers in Dominion case Kushner planning book about time in Trump White House: report MORE, a member of President Trump’s defense team in his Senate impeachment trial, said Sunday that the president tying military aid to Ukraine to investigations of his rivals would be “troubling if it were proved” but that “troubling is not the criteria for impeachment.”
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Impeachment views unchanged after start of Senate trial: poll
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
A poll released Sunday showed that the early days of President Trump's Senate impeachment trial did little to affect Americans’ views.
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Stephen Moore: Coronavirus 'hurt Chinese economy very substantially'
By MARTY JOHNSON
 
“We’re all concerned about this virus," economic writer and analyst Stephen MooreStephen Moore Why isn't Washington defending American companies from foreign assaults? Former Trump economic adviser praises 'blowout' jobs report As nation freezes, fossil fuels are keeping the lights and heat on MORE said. "It has already hurt the Chinese economy very substantially. Let’s hope and pray this virus is contained. People are spooked by it right now. And investors are spooked. And it certainly has hurt global commerce over the last week or two.”
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