2020 Elections

Majority of  Democrats Want Immigration Policy Reform, Not Open Borders Immigration
Majority of Democrats Want Immigration Policy Reform, Not Open Borders
2019-09-05 20:49:51
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - When it comes to opposition talking points, the myth that Democrats advocate for "open borders" is both the most preposterous -- and persistent -- assertion of the still-young 2020 campaign season. Even Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a self-described... Read More

Mod Dems Won the House in 2018, That Was Just the Beginning Congress
Mod Dems Won the House in 2018, That Was Just the Beginning
2019-09-05 20:42:51
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - What it comes down to is this: Despite many in the media trumpeting the "fact" that all the momentum in the Democratic Party in 2018 was on the far-left, mid-term voters overwhelmingly endorsed moderates, rewarding their common-sense approach... Read More

Walmart to Stop Selling Handgun Ammunition: Small Risk, Big Statement Business
Walmart to Stop Selling Handgun Ammunition: Small Risk, Big Statement

Walmart Inc. will phase out sales of ammunition for handguns and short-barrel rifles, eliminating a small chunk of its sales to make a big political statement. The decision, announced Tuesday, also shows the growing power of shoppers who want companies’... Read More

Ted Cruz Takes ‘Deep State’ Gospel to Establishment Washington In The News
Ted Cruz Takes ‘Deep State’ Gospel to Establishment Washington

WASHINGTON — During a quick swing through Washington, Sen. Ted Cruz took time Tuesday to tout his belief that the so-called deep state within the Treasury and State departments is working to confound the Trump administration’s efforts to end the... Read More

North Carolina Court Strikes Down State Legislative Map State News
North Carolina Court Strikes Down State Legislative Map
2019-09-03 21:57:13
by Dan McCue

North Carolina's state legislative district maps were so severely manipulated to benefit Republican candidates that they violate the state constitution, a three-judge state superior court panel ruled Tuesday. The 357-page ruling handed down in Wake County, North Carolina, by Superior... Read More

Sen. Joe Manchin Says He Won’t Run for Governor Political News
Sen. Joe Manchin Says He Won’t Run for Governor
2019-09-03 19:02:48
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin announced Tuesday that he intends to remain in the U.S. Senate and won't run for governor of West Virginia. Manchin, who served as the state's governor from 2005 to 2010, had invited speculation for... Read More

Presidential Contenders Want Social Networks to Crack Down on White Nationalism Political News
Presidential Contenders Want Social Networks to Crack Down on White Nationalism

The gunman who killed 20 people in El Paso, Texas, posted his white supremacist manifesto on the right-wing forum 8chan. The man who massacred 51 people at a Christchurch, New Zealand, mosque streamed video of the attack live on Facebook.... Read More

Democratic Race Is About to Get Serious 2020 Elections
Democratic Race Is About to Get Serious

WASHINGTON — The unofficial end of summer kicks off a more intense phase of a Democratic presidential race that has been led by moderate Joe Biden, with progressives Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in a battle for second as the... Read More

McConnell: No Votes on Gun Measures Trump Won’t Sign Political News
McConnell: No Votes on Gun Measures Trump Won’t Sign

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he expected to know next week whether President Donald Trump would be supporting new gun-related legislation in the aftermath of recent mass shootings. The Kentucky Republican was asked in an interview... Read More

Democrats Scrap Plans For Virtual Iowa Caucus Over Security Concerns Political News
Democrats Scrap Plans For Virtual Iowa Caucus Over Security Concerns
2019-08-30 21:15:47
by TWN Staff

Citing concerns raised by security experts, the Democratic National Committee has recommended nixing a plan that would have allowed Iowans and Nevadans to remotely caucus for candidates next year. Advocates for the so-called "virtual caucuses" argued that allowing voters to... Read More

Minnesota Lawmaker Goes From GOP Backbencher to Leading Critic of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Political News
Minnesota Lawmaker Goes From GOP Backbencher to Leading Critic of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota state Rep. Steve Drazkowski tells a story about getting soaked in a rainstorm on his way to a TV studio in Minneapolis for an appearance on Fox News. People don’t use umbrellas where he comes from in... Read More

Comey Faulted for Breaching FBI Policy in Handling Trump Memos In The News
Comey Faulted for Breaching FBI Policy in Handling Trump Memos

WASHINGTON — James Comey violated policies in handling memos that he wrote to document interactions with President Donald Trump, according to the Justice Department’s watchdog, who also found that the former FBI director didn’t disclose classified information. “Comey violated department... Read More

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