2020 Elections

House Democrats Pass Election Security Bill While Senate Remains on Sidelines 2020 Elections
House Democrats Pass Election Security Bill While Senate Remains on Sidelines
2019-10-25 00:25:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON —House Democrats approved legislation this week to better protect the country's elections from foreign interference, the third major bill the chamber has passed this year addressing problems that arose in the 2016 presidential election. The 227-181 vote on Wednesday... Read More

Rep. Tim Ryan Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race 2020 Elections
Rep. Tim Ryan Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race
2019-10-24 20:02:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Rep. Tim Ryan is dropping out of the presidential race. The Ohio Democrat announced his decision in a video posted to his Twitter account. "I got into this race in April to really give voice to the forgotten... Read More

Four Female Journalists Will Moderate Next Democratic Debate 2020 Elections
Four Female Journalists Will Moderate Next Democratic Debate
2019-10-24 19:59:21
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Four women journalists will moderate the next Democratic presidential candidate debate, MSNBC announced Wednesday. Rachel Maddow, host of "The Rachel Maddow Show"; Andrea Mitchell, host of "Andrea Mitchell Reports"; Kristen Welker, the NBC News White House correspondent; and... Read More

Trump Threatens to Veto Bill on Foreign Influence in Elections Elections
Trump Threatens to Veto Bill on Foreign Influence in Elections

WASHINGTON — The White House on Wednesday threatened a veto of a bill backed by House Democrats aimed at stopping foreign interference in U.S. elections, even as an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump centered on the issue. The measure’s... Read More

GOP Members Storm Impeachment Hearing, Alleging Lack of Access Impeachment
GOP Members Storm Impeachment Hearing, Alleging Lack of Access

WASHINGTON — Defying established security protocols, a cadre of House Republicans led by Minority Whip Steve Scalise and Rep. Matt Gaetz stormed the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday, where the top Pentagon official... Read More

Trump Floats Mulvaney Replacements Including Mnuchin and Conway White House
Trump Floats Mulvaney Replacements Including Mnuchin and Conway

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump has for weeks been privately testing the idea of replacing his chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, who’s swiftly fallen out of favor with some of the president’s allies after high-profile stumbles handling the House impeachment inquiry.... Read More

Embattled Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen Won’t Seek Re-Election State News
Embattled Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen Won’t Seek Re-Election

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen said Tuesday that he will not seek re-election. His decision to not seek another term comes after a secret recording, released by conservative activist Michael Quinn Sullivan, captured Bonnen offering media credentials... Read More

Russia-Linked Group Likely Used Iranian Hacking Tools, NSA Says Cybersecurity
Russia-Linked Group Likely Used Iranian Hacking Tools, NSA Says

WASHINGTON — A Russia-linked group is believed to have utilized Iranian tools to conduct cyber attacks against dozens of countries, in an apparent effort to mask their identities, according to joint advisories by the U.S. and the U.K. The group,... Read More

Top US Diplomat in Ukraine Contradicts Trump’s Claim of No Quid Pro Quo Impeachment
Top US Diplomat in Ukraine Contradicts Trump’s Claim of No Quid Pro Quo

WASHINGTON — The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine told House impeachment investigators Tuesday that President Donald Trump directly linked an order to withhold much-needed American security aid to Ukraine to his demand that the country’s government publicly announce investigations into... Read More

The Uncertainty of Government Run Healthcare Health
The Uncertainty of Government Run Healthcare
2019-10-22 15:38:06
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Accustomed as they are to believing government can do a great deal of good for a great many, serious Democrats have grown increasingly concerned over the potential long-term ramifications of Medicare for all proposals. While it's easy --... Read More

California Independents Can Cast Ballots for Democrats — But Not Trump — In March Primary 2020 Elections
California Independents Can Cast Ballots for Democrats — But Not Trump — In March Primary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California voters who are unaffiliated with a political party will be able to participate in the Democratic presidential primary next year, but they will be prohibited from casting ballots for President Donald Trump or any possible Republican... Read More

Trump Trails Top Democrats in New Minnesota Poll 2020 Elections
Trump Trails Top Democrats in New Minnesota Poll

MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump trails several leading Democratic candidates, as well as U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, at this point in the presidential campaign in Minnesota, according to a new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll. The two current front-runners for the... Read More

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