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Sunday shows — Spotlight shifts to Iowa caucuses

Greg Nash

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 Trump’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 Buttigieg 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 Klobuchar (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 Wallace “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 Yang 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 Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (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 Schiff (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 Ernst (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 Dershowitz, 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 Moore 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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