Anti-Impeachment Democrat To Switch Party; Dispute Could Upend Democratic Debate

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Anti-Impeachment Democrat To Switch Party; Dispute Could Upend Democratic Debate

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New Jersey Democrat Rep. Jeff Van Drew is expected to switch parties and become a Republican. Democrats still appear to have more than enough support to impeach President Trump later this week.

Also, a labor dispute at Loyola Marymount University may mean Democrats refuse to take the stage at a debate scheduled to be held at the university Thursday night. Culinary workers there are striking over what they see as an inadequate contract with the school’s dining provider. The seven Democratic candidates who have qualified for the debate all said they will not cross a picket line.

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