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NBC News 21 Sep 2019

2020 Presidential Candidates Take On LGBTQ Issues At GLAAD Forum

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The candidates, including Vice President Joe Biden, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and Sen. Cory Booker defended their records and outlined plans to protect the LGBTQ community in a GLAAD forum discussion in Iowa.


A man in Tehran has been planting flowers for his dead mother every spring for a decade.
What started as a personal gesture has become a major attraction in Iran's capital.
And the memorial has taken on extra meaning during the coronavirus pandemic.

Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi reports from Tehran.
Remarks by Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, on the 'One World: Together At Home', the global broadcast & digital special to support frontline healthcare workers and the WHO.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie joins 'America's Newsroom' to discuss the department's decision to restrict access on large groups at VA cemeteries during Memorial Day.
Sen. Bernie Sanders dropped out of the Democratic presidential race today, paving the way for former Vice President Joe Biden to win the 2020 nomination.

Sanders was unable to build on his early momentum in the race after wins in New Hampshire and Nevada as well as virtual tie in Iowa, going on to lose a string of states to Biden after the former vice president consolidated the support of moderate Democrats.

The departure marks Sanders's second failed attempt at the Democratic nomination after he came up short in his 2016 challenge against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.



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