Mark Barabak

Los Angeles Times

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Best known as Stormy Daniels’ attorney, Michael Avenatti is flirting with the 2020 presidential race.

What was Michael Avenatti doing in New Hampshire this weekend?

Best known as Stormy Daniels’ attorney, Michael Avenatti is flirting with the 2020 presidential race.

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There's new evidence for what had been considered an unlikely prediction by Bernie Sanders, that “on Tuesday we are going to win the primary here in California” Today, the…

Clinton and Sanders Are Running Neck and Neck in California

There's new evidence for what had been considered an unlikely prediction by Bernie Sanders, that “on Tuesday we are going to win the primary here in California” Today, the…

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It's Super Tuesday tomorrow for the Democrats as well as the Republicans. What's at stake for Bernie Sanders after a crushing defeat this weekend in South Carolina?

Clinton Has Momentum Heading into Super Tuesday

It's Super Tuesday tomorrow for the Democrats as well as the Republicans. What's at stake for Bernie Sanders after a crushing defeat this weekend in South Carolina?

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