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 John TrumpCDC updates website to remove dosage guidance on drug touted by Trump Trump says he'd like economy to reopen 'with a big bang' but acknowledges it may be limited Graham backs Trump, vows no money for WHO in next funding bill 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 ButtigiegButtigieg launches new PAC to aid down-ballot candidates HuffPost political reporter on why Bernie fell way behind Biden Economists fear slow pace of testing will prolong recession 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 Klobuchar Klobuchar's husband recounts battle with coronavirus: 'It just suddenly hit me' Hillicon Valley: Schiff presses intel chief on staff changes | Warren offers plan to secure elections | Twitter's Jack Dorsey to donate B to coronavirus fight | WhatsApp takes steps to counter virus misinformation Wisconsinites put lives on the line after SCOTUS decision 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) WallacePublic health officials warn of grim days ahead: 'This next week is going to look bad' Whitmer: Lack of national coronavirus strategy 'creating a more porous situation' Bill Gates: Coronavirus numbers will likely plateau by month's end if we quarantine 'well enough' 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 YangJack Dorsey committing billion to coronavirus relief efforts Campaigns face attack ad dilemma amid coronavirus crisis Andrew Yang: Calling coronavirus 'China virus' only used to incite 'hostility' 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 BidenTrump shakes up WH communications team The Hill's Campaign Report: Wisconsin votes despite coronavirus pandemic The Intercept's Ryan Grim says Cuomo is winning over critics MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDrugmaker caps insulin costs at to help diabetes patients during pandemic The Hill's Campaign Report: Wisconsin votes despite coronavirus pandemic Sen. Brown endorses Biden for president 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 SchiffHillicon Valley: Schiff presses intel chief on staff changes | Warren offers plan to secure elections | Twitter's Jack Dorsey to donate B to coronavirus fight | WhatsApp takes steps to counter virus misinformation Schiff calls on DNI Grenell to explain intelligence community changes READ: Schiff plans to investigate Trump firing intel watchdog 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 ErnstCampaigns pivot toward health awareness as races sidelined by coronavirus Politics and the pandemic — Republicans are rightly worried Ernst calls for public presidential campaign funds to go to masks, protective equipment 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 DershowitzCBS All Access launches animated 'Tooning Out the News' series Trump's three-track clemency process just might work A disgraced Senate and president have no business confirming judges 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 MooreSunday shows - 'Our Pearl Harbor moment and our 9/11 moment' Stephen Moore: We're facing another 'Great Depression' Stephen Moore: Stimulus bill 'doesn't create income,' 'encourage production' 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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