2020 Elections

DNCC and Milwaukee Host Committee Announce New Hires for Convention 2020 Elections
DNCC and Milwaukee Host Committee Announce New Hires for Convention
2019-05-23 16:45:43
by Dan McCue

The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday announced a series of new hires to handle preparations for the party's 2020 presidential nomination convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The convention itself is being held at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee July 13-16. Debra... Read More

Americans May Vote in 2020 Using Old, Unsecured Machines Voting
Americans May Vote in 2020 Using Old, Unsecured Machines

WASHINGTON — The first primary in the 2020 presidential race is a little more than 250 days away, but lawmakers and experts worry that elections will be held on voting machines that are woefully outdated and that any tampering by... Read More

Majority of Voters Support A Woman’s Right to Choose, National Poll Finds Civil Rights
Majority of Voters Support A Woman’s Right to Choose, National Poll Finds
2019-05-22 19:17:10
by Dan McCue

A majority of American voters believe the U.S. Supreme Court was right in 1973 when it ruled in Roe v. Wade that women have a constitutionally-protected right to have an abortion, and most also believe the current generation of justices... Read More

‘How Are You Going to Pay for It?’ — 2020 Candidates Wrestle With Their Costly Plans 2020 Elections
‘How Are You Going to Pay for It?’ — 2020 Candidates Wrestle With Their Costly Plans

They keep piling up, sometimes trillions of dollars at a time. The competition among 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls to be bold in confronting vexing social and economic challenges has created a mountain of policy promises. The rising price tag has... Read More

George Washington to Citizens United: A History of Campaign Finance Reform Campaign Finance
George Washington to Citizens United: A History of Campaign Finance Reform
2019-05-21 12:48:25
by Dan McCue

From the very beginning of the Republic, campaign finance has been a hard subject to discuss in polite company. In a capitalist society, things, including access to whatever serves as the public megaphone of the era, simply cost money. And... Read More

Kansas’ Kobach Is Weighing a Senate Bid. National Republicans Are Ready to Stop Him 2020 Elections
Kansas’ Kobach Is Weighing a Senate Bid. National Republicans Are Ready to Stop Him

WASHINGTON — National Republicans are prepared to intervene in the Kansas Senate primary to ensure that conservative firebrand Kris Kobach does not win the party’s nomination should he run, multiple sources told the Kansas City Star. Kobach said this month... Read More

How Obamacare, Medicare and ‘Medicare for All’ Muddy the Campaign Trail 2020 Elections
How Obamacare, Medicare and ‘Medicare for All’ Muddy the Campaign Trail

The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand: Are they for “Medicare for All”? Or will they take up the push to protect the Affordable... Read More

New Far-Reaching Abortion Bans Too Extreme for Some Republican Leaders Political News
New Far-Reaching Abortion Bans Too Extreme for Some Republican Leaders

WASHINGTON — Republican leaders have begun distancing themselves from new, far-reaching state abortion restrictions that don’t allow exceptions in the cases of rape or incest. “I believe in exceptions for rape, incest and life of the mother, and that’s what... Read More

Poll Finds Economy Not Giving Trump Edge in Pennsylvania, Biden Romps 2020 Elections
Poll Finds Economy Not Giving Trump Edge in Pennsylvania, Biden Romps
2019-05-16 21:51:22
by Dan McCue

Pennsylvania voters say they're better off financially than they were in 2016, but the strong economy is not helping President Donald Trump in the Keystone State where Democrat Joe Biden leads the incumbent Republican by double digits, according to a... Read More

New Yorkers Say 'Whoa No,' But De Blasio Enters Presidential Race Anyway Political News
New Yorkers Say 'Whoa No,' But De Blasio Enters Presidential Race Anyway
2019-05-16 21:36:21
by Dan McCue

A recent Quinnipiac University poll found three-out-of-four New Yorkers are against it, but that didn't deter New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for launching a bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday. De Blasio officially announced his... Read More

Florida Is Key to Trump’s Campaign Strategy — Again 2020 Elections
Florida Is Key to Trump’s Campaign Strategy — Again

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — Democrats hoped to score major wins in Florida in 2018, with an influx of new voters from Puerto Rico fuming over President Donald Trump’s tepid response to a ravaging hurricane and a diverse Latino population... Read More

It's a Joe-gernaut! Biden Widens Lead in New South Carolina 2020 Poll Elections
It's a Joe-gernaut! Biden Widens Lead in New South Carolina 2020 Poll
2019-05-13 22:06:36
by Dan McCue

Former Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead in South Carolina among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, according to a Charleston Post and Courier/Change Research poll released Sunday. The poll found Biden is the preference of 46 percent of likely... Read More

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