2020 Elections

CNN, NY Times to Host Next Democratic Candidate Debate in October Political News
CNN, NY Times to Host Next Democratic Candidate Debate in October
2019-09-13 21:21:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The New York Times and CNN will co-host the next Democrat debate on Oct. 15, with the possibility of a second night being added depending on the number of candidates who meet the qualifying criteria. The Democratic National... Read More

Voter Access Matters in 2020, and These Lawmakers Know It 2020 Elections
Voter Access Matters in 2020, and These Lawmakers Know It

WASHINGTON — As 2020 approaches, it’s becoming clearer that the race for the presidency is going to come down to a few key states. In some of those states, Republican-led legislatures restricted voting access in ways that experts say would... Read More

Blue Dogs Assail McConnell On Election Security, Warning 'Time Is Running Out' Elections
Blue Dogs Assail McConnell On Election Security, Warning 'Time Is Running Out'
2019-09-13 17:44:58
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A group of centrist House Democrats best known for espousing bipartisanship to get things done on Capitol Hill, sharply criticized Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday for his continued refusal to allow election security bills to get a... Read More

Biden, Warren and Sanders Clash on Democratic Party’s Future Political News
Biden, Warren and Sanders Clash on Democratic Party’s Future

HOUSTON — Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren tore into one another’s plans and fended off attacks from rivals eager to join them at the head of the field of White House hopefuls during their first clash on the same stage.... Read More

Border Wall, Other Disputes Sidetrack Senate Spending Work Federal Budget
Border Wall, Other Disputes Sidetrack Senate Spending Work

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s appropriations process fell into disarray Tuesday after a scheduled markup was abruptly postponed in a dispute over policy riders, and a fight over the border wall threatened to hold up defense spending. Democrats were also resisting... Read More

Congress Returns to Gun Control Fight and a Government Shutdown Deadline Congress
Congress Returns to Gun Control Fight and a Government Shutdown Deadline

WASHINGTON — Congress returns to Washington this week amid mounting pressure from Democrats and the public to enact new gun restrictions, but lawmakers from both parties say meaningful action hangs solely on President Donald Trump. Since lawmakers were last in... Read More

Former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford Launches Long-Shot Bid to Take Down Trump 2020 Elections
Former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford Launches Long-Shot Bid to Take Down Trump
2019-09-09 15:08:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford formally launched his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination Sunday, a day after the South Carolina Republican Party voted not to hold a GOP primary election in the state next year.... Read More

Schumer Picks Senate Primary Favorites, Angering Progressives 2020 Elections
Schumer Picks Senate Primary Favorites, Angering Progressives

WASHINGTON — Chuck Schumer’s effort to unite Democrats behind well-funded, centrist Senate candidates has sparked a backlash from progressives who warn that the Democratic leader risks turning off voters they’ll need to take back the chamber. Consolidating the party apparatus... Read More

Amid Trade Disputes and Reform Demands: WTO Stands at a Crossroads Foreign Affairs
Amid Trade Disputes and Reform Demands: WTO Stands at a Crossroads
2019-09-06 21:51:07
by HJ Mai

WASHINGTON - International trade disputes have dominated the newscycle in 2019. Whether it’s the United States and China, the U.S. and the European Union or the EU and China, a functioning world economy needs a fair and regulated trade system. ... Read More

In Detroit, African Americans Opposed to Trump in 2020 Don’t Want ‘Same Ole, Same Ole’ From Democrats 2020 Elections
In Detroit, African Americans Opposed to Trump in 2020 Don’t Want ‘Same Ole, Same Ole’ From Democrats

DETROIT — Oriana Powell’s decision not to vote in the 2016 presidential election haunts her. In the 2 1/2 years since Donald Trump won her traditionally Democratic home state of Michigan by fewer than 12,000 votes, she says she’s been... Read More

House to Vote on Banning Offshore Drilling in Almost All US Waters Environment
House to Vote on Banning Offshore Drilling in Almost All US Waters
2019-09-06 21:08:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The House will vote next week on a trio of bills that would effectively block all new offshore oil and gas drilling in the waters around the United States. In a letter to House members, Democratic House Leader... Read More

Hoyer Says Continuing Resolution Will Be Necessary to Avoid Another Shutdown Federal Budget
Hoyer Says Continuing Resolution Will Be Necessary to Avoid Another Shutdown
2019-09-06 21:00:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., said Thursday that a continuing resolution will be necessary to keep the government funded past Oct. 1 and prevent the second shutdown in less than a year. In a letter to House... Read More

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