In 2008, Democratic presidential hopeful and Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar allegedly requested $500,000 of taxpayer money to be donated to Minnesota Teen Challenge, a fundamentalist organization associated with the Pentecostal church the Assemblies of God. Pamphlets from the organization show they believe Halloween, Pokemon and Harry Potter are "a gateway to drug addiction."
The poll found that support for Warren among Democratic voters remained unchanged after Tuesday's debate, despite several shots across the bow in her direction.
Among the lower-tier candidates, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg performed significantly ahead of expectations.
Civil rights attorney and pain patient advocate Kate Nicholson said she was "thrilled" to see Democratic primary candidates talk about the opioid epidemic Tuesday night. "It matters because we do have a crisis," she said.
Bill Maher expressed his concern to Amy Klobuchar Friday night that Joe Biden is looking less and less likely to defeat President Donald Trump in 2020.
Co-hosted by GLAAD and The Advocate, multiple presidential candidates appeared, though Bernie Sanders was a notable no-show.
America's electorate is angry and fearful, sensing the people have lost control of the system. They're right.
"This is a ruthless dictator and when you go forward, you have to have clear focus and a clear mission and clear goals," said the senator.
With so many candidates, it will be difficult to keep score in any traditional sense.
"To be a progressive you've got to make progress. This is her plan for action on the urgent problems we're facing," wrote Klobuchar's rapid response director.
The many tributes included touching stories, references to family separation at the U.S. Southern border and other calls to political action.
"On behalf of the entire McCain family," she wrote, "Please be respectful to all of us."
Nearly two-thirds of Democrats and liberal U.S. voters say it's OK for 2020 presidential candidates to appear on the Fox News Channel despite several hopefuls and the DNC outright rebuffing the cable news network.
Citing her track record, the Democratic senator from Minnesota seemed to want kudos for her victories in Republican districts.
Officials have blasted the use of Assata Shakur's words. But activists say she is a leader.
The former congressman from Texas highlighted that there are "so many extraordinary women who are running right now."
Klobuchar's self-deprecating remarks referenced a widely-circulated report that cast scrutiny on her treatment of her staff.
New allegations from more than two dozen former Klobuchar staffers and internal emails further paint the image of a lawmaker who consistently berates and dehumanizes those who work for her.
Trump had branded Klobuchar a "snowman" after the senator delivered her announcement speech in wintery conditions in Minnesota.
President Donald Trump's comments came hours after Amy Klobuchar entered the race for the Democratic presidential nomination in Minneapolis on a snow-covered stage along the Mississippi River.
Senator Cory Booker from New Jersey on Friday tweeted that "we can do this" in reference to the Green New Deal, while Senator Kirsten Gillibrand from New York announced last week that she would be "co-sponsoring" the resolution.