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Young Democrats say faith in politics is a critical tool in the path forward for their party and the country. That's part of the discussion at the Young Democrats of America national convention in Indianapolis.


Three groups in Berrien and Cass counties in Michigan are coming together to offer a forum on civil discourse on Wednesday.

The event will start with a panel discussion by four local politicians, followed by a group discussion.

It’s being co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Berrien and Cass Counties, the OutCenter of Southwest Michigan and the Rebecca Dewey Three Oaks Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.


NEW: Pete Buttigieg posted to Twitter Saturday morning that his exploratory committee has met and exceeded the 65,000 donor goal to be invited to the first DNC debate featuring Democratic presidential hopefuls. As of his Twitter posting, he had exceeded the goal and had received contributions from 76,025 donors.