2020 Elections

How Obamacare, Medicare and ‘Medicare for All’ Muddy the Campaign Trail 2020 Elections
How Obamacare, Medicare and ‘Medicare for All’ Muddy the Campaign Trail

The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand: Are they for “Medicare for All”? Or will they take up the push to protect the Affordable... Read More

New Far-Reaching Abortion Bans Too Extreme for Some Republican Leaders Political News
New Far-Reaching Abortion Bans Too Extreme for Some Republican Leaders

WASHINGTON — Republican leaders have begun distancing themselves from new, far-reaching state abortion restrictions that don’t allow exceptions in the cases of rape or incest. “I believe in exceptions for rape, incest and life of the mother, and that’s what... Read More

Poll Finds Economy Not Giving Trump Edge in Pennsylvania, Biden Romps 2020 Elections
Poll Finds Economy Not Giving Trump Edge in Pennsylvania, Biden Romps
2019-05-16 21:51:22
by Dan McCue

Pennsylvania voters say they're better off financially than they were in 2016, but the strong economy is not helping President Donald Trump in the Keystone State where Democrat Joe Biden leads the incumbent Republican by double digits, according to a... Read More

New Yorkers Say 'Whoa No,' But De Blasio Enters Presidential Race Anyway Political News
New Yorkers Say 'Whoa No,' But De Blasio Enters Presidential Race Anyway
2019-05-16 21:36:21
by Dan McCue

A recent Quinnipiac University poll found three-out-of-four New Yorkers are against it, but that didn't deter New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for launching a bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday. De Blasio officially announced his... Read More

Florida Is Key to Trump’s Campaign Strategy — Again 2020 Elections
Florida Is Key to Trump’s Campaign Strategy — Again

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — Democrats hoped to score major wins in Florida in 2018, with an influx of new voters from Puerto Rico fuming over President Donald Trump’s tepid response to a ravaging hurricane and a diverse Latino population... Read More

It's a Joe-gernaut! Biden Widens Lead in New South Carolina 2020 Poll Elections
It's a Joe-gernaut! Biden Widens Lead in New South Carolina 2020 Poll
2019-05-13 22:06:36
by Dan McCue

Former Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead in South Carolina among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, according to a Charleston Post and Courier/Change Research poll released Sunday. The poll found Biden is the preference of 46 percent of likely... Read More

Stricter Abortion Bans Are Conservative-Led States’ Gambit to Overturn Roe vs. Wade Political News
Stricter Abortion Bans Are Conservative-Led States’ Gambit to Overturn Roe vs. Wade

ATLANTA — When Republican lawmakers in Alabama weighed a stringent new bill that would outlaw almost all abortions, they did not pretend that it complied with federal law or that it would go into effect anytime soon. “Yes, it’s unconstitutional,”... Read More

Unique Gathering at United Nations Asks, 'Are You A Responsible Leader?' In The News
Unique Gathering at United Nations Asks, 'Are You A Responsible Leader?'
2019-05-10 20:48:51
by Dan McCue

Bawa Jain sounded as if he had still not quite come back down to Earth. A week removed from co-hosting the inaugural Responsible Leaders Summit at the United Nations in New York, the indefatigable secretary general of the World Council... Read More

Comprehensive Election Security Legislation Introduced by House Committee Chairs Elections
Comprehensive Election Security Legislation Introduced by House Committee Chairs
2019-05-10 20:38:05
by Dan McCue

Democrats on two House committees and a key House task force Friday introduced legislation they say will help protect next year's elections from malevolent attacks and foreign interference. The Bill, H.R. 2660, otherwise known as the Election Security Act, was... Read More

Win Back Trump Voters or Rally the Base? Democrats Wrestle With 2020 Strategy in Michigan 2020 Elections
Win Back Trump Voters or Rally the Base? Democrats Wrestle With 2020 Strategy in Michigan

DETROIT — Among the battleground states that will decide the 2020 presidential election, few make Democrats wince like Michigan. The Wolverine State in 2016 handed Republicans the slimmest of victories — just shy of 11,000 votes — joining with Pennsylvania... Read More

Sen. Mike Enzi Will Retire After 4 Terms 2020 Elections
Sen. Mike Enzi Will Retire After 4 Terms

WASHINGTON — Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for reelection in 2020 after more than two decades in the Senate. Enzi announced his decision at a news conference in Wyoming, according to the Casper Star-Tribune.... Read More

Beto O’Rourke Is Losing Donors to Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg 2020 Elections
Beto O’Rourke Is Losing Donors to Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg

WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg are now among the top fundraisers in the Democratic presidential field — thanks in part to their success in stealing supporters from Beto O’Rourke. According to a McClatchy analysis of campaign finance reports,... Read More

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