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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 TrumpFacebook temporarily bans ads for weapons accessories following Capitol riots Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP Section 230 worked after the insurrection, but not before: How to regulate social media 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 ButtigiegOn The Money: Retail sales drop in latest sign of weakening economy | Fast-food workers strike for minimum wage | US officials raise concerns over Mexico's handling of energy permits Buttigieg confirmation hearing slated for Thursday James Murdoch predicts 'a reckoning' for media after Capitol riot 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 KlobucharGoogle completes Fitbit acquisition Hillicon Valley: Fringe social networks boosted after Capitol attack | Planned protests spark fears of violence in Trump's final days | Election security efforts likely to gain ground in Democrat-controlled Congress US Chamber of Commerce to stop supporting some lawmakers following the Capitol riots 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) WallaceMulvaney: Earlier Trump controversies were 'policy differences' or 'stylistic,' but 'Wednesday was existential' Clyburn: House has responsibility to impeach Trump over Georgia call Fox's Chris Wallace: Pence 'chose the Constitution' over helping Trump 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 YangAndrew Yang sparks Twitter uproar with pro-bodega video Yang announces run for New York City mayor Yang files to open campaign account for NYC mayor 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 BidenMissouri woman seen with Pelosi sign charged in connection with Capitol riots Facebook temporarily bans ads for weapons accessories following Capitol riots Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSenate Democrats leery of nixing filibuster 'Almost Heaven, West Virginia' — Joe Manchin and a 50-50 Senate Biden to seek minimum wage in COVID-19 proposal 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 SchiffSunday shows preview: Washington prepares for an inauguration and impeachment; coronavirus surges across the US What our kids should know after the Capitol Hill riot  Pelosi names 9 impeachment managers 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 ErnstMcConnell about to school Trump on political power for the last time Military survivors of child sex abuse deserve more NASA selects the next Artemis moonwalkers while SpaceX flies a Starship 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 DershowitzSunday shows preview: Washington prepares for an inauguration and impeachment; coronavirus surges across the US In calling out Trump, Nikki Haley warns of a more sinister threat Walls close in on Trump in final days 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 MooreEconomist Moore says he's not sure US needs 'massive stimulus bill' Sunday shows - Trump's COVID-19 relief bill opposition dominates Moore calls for tax cuts in latest COVID-19 relief bill 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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