2020 Elections

Californians Can Register to Vote on Election Day at Any Polling Place Under New Law 2020 Elections
Californians Can Register to Vote on Election Day at Any Polling Place Under New Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Californians will be able to register to vote on Election Day at local polling places and voting centers under legislation signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday, a potentially significant step toward boosting turnout in key contests... Read More

DNC Announces Details For Fifth Democratic Presidential Primary Debate 2020 Elections
DNC Announces Details For Fifth Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
2019-10-08 22:39:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee announced Tuesday night that MSNBC and The Washington Post will host the fifth Democratic presidential primary debate, which will be held in Georgia on November 20. The debate will also be carried live on... Read More

Bipartisan Senate Report Calls for Sweeping Changes to Prevent Interference in 2020 Election 2020 Elections
Bipartisan Senate Report Calls for Sweeping Changes to Prevent Interference in 2020 Election
2019-10-08 22:29:29
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday urged both Congress and the Trump administration to take sweeping action to ensure social media sites aren't used as platforms for interference in the 2020 presidential election. The Senate Intelligence Committee... Read More

Warren, Sanders Top Third-Quarter Fundraising, Biden Comes in Fourth in Money Haul 2020 Elections
Warren, Sanders Top Third-Quarter Fundraising, Biden Comes in Fourth in Money Haul
2019-10-04 20:38:32
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON  — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., raised $24.6 million over the past three months, relying largely on a massive small donor operation. The senator's haul, announced on Friday, is just less than the $25.3 million her chief liberal rival, Vermont... Read More

Behind the Texas Firewall, Suburban Shifts Leave Trump Vulnerable. Can Strongholds Save Him? 2020 Elections
Behind the Texas Firewall, Suburban Shifts Leave Trump Vulnerable. Can Strongholds Save Him?

CONROE, Texas — It’s a steamy Friday night and, this being Texas, that means high school football — the glaring lights, the band and cheerleaders pumping up the crowd. Parents in the stands aren’t talking politics. But if you can... Read More

Hackers Backed By Iran Targeted Presidential Campaign, Microsoft Says 2020 Elections
Hackers Backed By Iran Targeted Presidential Campaign, Microsoft Says
2019-10-04 18:23:58
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Hackers backed by the Iranian government have been targeting the email accounts of at least one presidential campaign, current and former federal government officials and journalists covering political campaigns, Microsoft revealed Friday. In a blog post on its... Read More

Democratic Polls Show Competitive House Races In Texas Elections
Democratic Polls Show Competitive House Races In Texas

WASHINGTON — A handful of Republican-held House seats in the Texas suburbs represent fertile ground for competitive races in 2020, according to recent Democratic polling. The surveys in six GOP districts, shared first with CQ Roll Call, are a sign... Read More

Upstate New York Race Less Vulnerable With Collins Resignation Political News
Upstate New York Race Less Vulnerable With Collins Resignation

WASHINGTON — Not all House departures are created equal. New York Rep. Chris Collins’ resignation should make it easier for Republicans to hold his Buffalo-area seat, because the GOP should have a nominee without legal problems. But New York’s multiple... Read More

Democratic Candidates Try to Campaign Through An Impeachment Gale 2020 Elections
Democratic Candidates Try to Campaign Through An Impeachment Gale

WASHINGTON — After straining all year to make their candidacies about things bigger than disgust with President Donald Trump, Democratic White House hopefuls now find themselves in the thick of a primary contest abruptly upended by the party’s clamor to... Read More

Pelosi Rips McConnell For 200 Days of Inaction on H.R. 1 Ethics Package Elections
Pelosi Rips McConnell For 200 Days of Inaction on H.R. 1 Ethics Package
2019-09-27 21:05:44
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Speaker Nancy Pelosi sharply rebuked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Friday for allowing 200 days to elapse without any action on H.R. 1, the sweeping reform package the House of Representatives passed last winter. "We sent this legislation... Read More

Elizabeth Warren’s Long Path From Oklahoma to Harvard 2020 Elections
Elizabeth Warren’s Long Path From Oklahoma to Harvard

WASHINGTON — When Elizabeth Warren first ran for the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts in 2012, her opponent mocked her as a Harvard elitist, addressing her in debates as “Professor,” dripping out the syllables so it sounded more like an epithet... Read More

With Shift In Focus, Has End Citizens United Become Just Another Money Machine? Campaign Finance
With Shift In Focus, Has End Citizens United Become Just Another Money Machine?
2019-09-24 20:58:57
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON - It was a typical day at the Iowa State Fair, just outside of Des Moines. The smell of just about anything you can imagine fried and served on a stick permeated the air, livestock mostly slumbered through being... Read More

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