2020 Elections

Minnesota Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to State GOP’s Trump-Only Primary Ballot State News
Minnesota Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to State GOP’s Trump-Only Primary Ballot

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a voter challenge to a law that allowed the state Republican Party to list only President Donald Trump on GOP primary ballots. In a case that threatened to disrupt next week’s... Read More

2020 Elections
Today On The Campaign Trail
2020-01-10 14:39:59
by Today On The Campaign Trail

Today on the campaign trail, declared candidates: Deval Patrick, Elizabeth Warren and Andrew Yang in New Hampshire; Joe Biden in California and Nevada; John Delaney, Joe Walsh, Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar in Iowa; Pete Buttigieg in California; Michael Bennet... Read More

California Governor Won’t Call Special Election to Fill Rep. Duncan Hunter’s Seat State News
California Governor Won’t Call Special Election to Fill Rep. Duncan Hunter’s Seat

SAN DIEGO — Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office said Wednesday a special election will not be called to fill the congressional seat that will be vacated when Rep. Duncan Hunter resigns from office Monday. “The Governor’s Office received Rep. Hunter’s resignation... Read More

Bloomberg and Trump Campaigns Dish Out $10 Million Each on Super Bowl Ads Political News
Bloomberg and Trump Campaigns Dish Out $10 Million Each on Super Bowl Ads

A couple of ultrawealthy New Yorkers are trying to turn the 2020 campaign into an expensive game of political football. The Trump and Bloomberg campaigns announced Tuesday they’re dishing out $10 million each on 60-second ads to be aired at... Read More

Killing of Iranian General Scrambles Democrats’ 2020 Race 2020 Elections
Killing of Iranian General Scrambles Democrats’ 2020 Race

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s order for the targeted killing of a top Iranian general has scrambled the 2020 campaign, thrusting issues of war and peace to the center of a contest that so far has been dominated by domestic... Read More

Yang, Delaney and Weld Fail to Qualify for Ohio Primary Election Ballots 2020 Elections
Yang, Delaney and Weld Fail to Qualify for Ohio Primary Election Ballots
2020-01-07 21:05:15
by Dan McCue

Two Democrats and one Republican have failed to qualify for certification to appear on ballots in the 2020 Ohio presidential primary election. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced Tuesday that entrepreneur Andrew Yang and former Maryland Rep. John Delaney... Read More

Dems, GOP Bank On Early, Sustained Push to Secure Victory In Battleground State of Michigan 2020 Elections
Dems, GOP Bank On Early, Sustained Push to Secure Victory In Battleground State of Michigan
2020-01-07 17:49:46
by Dan McCue

Let's face it, for all the attention paid the early caucus and primary states, no one seriously expects the voters in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada or South Carolina to have the final say on who is ultimately chosen to be... Read More

Chief Justice Says Each Generation Owes the Next a 'Fully Functioning' Government Courts
Chief Justice Says Each Generation Owes the Next a 'Fully Functioning' Government
2020-01-06 20:05:09
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Chief Justice John Roberts issued his year-end report on the judiciary last week, coming closer than ever to publicly commenting on the partisan divide that has gripped the federal government. "Each generation has an obligation to pass on... Read More

Rice, Suozzi, King, and Meeks Call for Investigation Into Foreign Adversaries Stoking Anti-Semitism Crime
Rice, Suozzi, King, and Meeks Call for Investigation Into Foreign Adversaries Stoking Anti-Semitism
2020-01-06 19:39:30
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan quartet of House members is urging national security officials to start an investigation into whether foreign adversaries are engaging in an effort to incite anti-Semitism and civil unrest across the United States. Democratic Reps. Kathleen Rice,... Read More

Three Democrats in Competitive House Districts Endorse Joe Biden Political News
Three Democrats in Competitive House Districts Endorse Joe Biden

Three House Democrats who flipped Republican-held districts in 2018 announced Sunday that they are endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden in the crowded presidential primary. All three served in the military. Pennsylvania’s Conor Lamb, a Marine veteran, and Chrissy Houlahan,... Read More

Iowa Democratic Rep. Abby Finkenauer Endorses Joe Biden 2020 Elections
Iowa Democratic Rep. Abby Finkenauer Endorses Joe Biden

Iowa Democratic Rep. Abby Finkenauer announced Thursday that she is endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden in the presidential primary, becoming the first Iowa Democratic House member to back a candidate in the race. “Joe Biden’s character, record, and commitment... Read More

House Retirements Already Outpace Average for Past Election Cycles Political News
House Retirements Already Outpace Average for Past Election Cycles

WASHINGTON — The number of House members deciding to retire has already exceeded the average for recent election cycles, and more could be coming as lawmakers return to the nation’s capital after the holidays. Since 1976, an average of 23... Read More

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