2020 Elections

GOP Strategy to Shield Trump By Canceling Primaries Carries Risk 2020 Elections
GOP Strategy to Shield Trump By Canceling Primaries Carries Risk

WASHINGTON — The Republican Party’s gambit to kill primary elections to ensure President Donald Trump’s renomination may protect the president from short-term losses but has also put the spotlight on his challengers. Republicans in four states have canceled presidential primaries... Read More

Controversy Deepens As Trump Suggests He Discussed Biden With Ukraine President In The News
Controversy Deepens As Trump Suggests He Discussed Biden With Ukraine President

WASHINGTON — Fueling a political firestorm, President Trump appeared to acknowledge Sunday that he discussed political rival Joe Biden with the president of Ukraine during a July 25 phone call, at the same time renewing his attacks on a whistleblower... Read More

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Drops 2020 Presidential Bid Political News
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Drops 2020 Presidential Bid
2019-09-20 21:53:47
by Dan McCue

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called an end to his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Friday after struggling to gain traction in a sprawling field of candidates. Appearing on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program, de Blasio declined... Read More

Candidates Expound On Climate Change Fight at Georgetown/MSNBC Forum 2020 Elections
Candidates Expound On Climate Change Fight at Georgetown/MSNBC Forum
2019-09-20 20:40:21
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Andrew Yang could hardly contain himself. A day after he surprised a group of Georgetown University students by joining their pick-up basketball game, Yang had taken just three steps onto the stage at the university's Healy Hall Thursday... Read More

Health Care: Still Potent, But More Complicated in 2020 Election Health
Health Care: Still Potent, But More Complicated in 2020 Election

ATLANTA — On a recent sweltering August morning, Congresswoman Lucy McBath headlined a rally extolling the Affordable Care Act’s protections for patients. But the freshman Democrat, who represents a fast-changing swath of Atlanta’s northern suburbs, took care not to mention... Read More

Facing Pressure, McConnell Backs Money for Election Security Elections
Facing Pressure, McConnell Backs Money for Election Security

WASHINGTON — Under fire from the left and the right, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he’ll back a measure to give states another $250 million to upgrade their voting systems to fend off foreign intervention. McConnell, a Kentucky... Read More

States Try to Combat Election Interference as Washington Deadlocks Elections
States Try to Combat Election Interference as Washington Deadlocks

WASHINGTON — With the White House and Congress paralyzed over how — or even whether — to act on intelligence agency warnings about foreign interference in U.S. elections, Maryland opted to take matters into its own hands. The state adopted... Read More

Murphy Tells Election Symposium More, Not Less Transparency Needed to Safeguard The Vote Elections
Murphy Tells Election Symposium More, Not Less Transparency Needed to Safeguard The Vote
2019-09-17 21:36:56
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Representative Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla. told attendees at an election security forum Tuesday that tech platforms have become "battlefields" in a "bloodless conflict" and that winning requires arming voters with in-depth knowledge of the threat they face. "We need... Read More

Biden Had a Stutter as a Child. How He Overcame It Helped Shape His Character and Speaking Style 2020 Elections
Biden Had a Stutter as a Child. How He Overcame It Helped Shape His Character and Speaking Style

WASHINGTON — One of Joe Biden’s proudest childhood accomplishments was a five-minute speech to his all-boys Catholic high school in Delaware. The assignment was routine — a public-speaking requirement for all students. But for Biden, it was a triumph in... Read More

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

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