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The President will now contend with a Democratic front-runner whose opening argument went directly after his fitness for office
He's the Democratic candidate President Donald Trump has long worried would emerge as his general election rival. Now, with the entry of former Vice President Joe Biden into a crowded primary field, a race that once seemed to Trump like abstract chatter has sharpened into a concrete proving ground that will challenge his hold on the nation's political spotlight.

Warren and Sanders pounce as Biden enters the race
Joe Biden is in -- and the knives are out.

Ana Navarro: Joe Biden is normal -- and that sounds really good to me
Joe Biden has finally made it official. He announced Thursday that he is running to be the Democratic nominee for President.

Reporter to Biden: Why didn't Obama endorse you?
Former Vice President Joe Biden answers questions from reporters after announcing his 2020 presidential campaign.

Joe Biden and Anita Hill finally spoke. She says he doesn't understand the damage he caused.
Former Vice President Joe Biden had a conversation with Anita Hill in which he shared "his regret for what she endured" during the 1991 hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, his campaign revealed Thursday.

Rep. Connolly threatens to jail Trump officials who won't comply with subpoenas
Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly on Thursday threatened jail time for White House officials who are declining to comply with congressional committees' efforts to conduct oversight of President Donald Trump's administration.

Federal judge blocks Trump administration's Title X abortion 'gag rule'
A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday granted a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration's abortion clinic referral restriction, according to a news release by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

Anderson Cooper schools Lara Trump after Germany comment
CNN's Anderson Cooper gives Lara Trump a history lesson after her comments about the "downfall of Germany" on the Fox Business Network.

Trump's acting defense secretary called F-35 fighter jet program 'f----d up'
Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told investigators from the Pentagon's Office of the Inspector General that he called the F-35 fighter jet program "f----d up," but made clear that he wasn't referring to the aircraft itself, which he said was "awesome," according to a Department of Defense report released Thursday.

Analysis: Buttigieg, a gay Christian, is driving the religious right nuts
The only Democrat talking at length about his faith in the 2020 primary also happens to be the only gay candidate in the race. And he's one of the few from a red state.