2020 Elections

As Some Democrats Seek Trump’s Impeachment, a few Moderates Try to Change the Subject 2020 Elections
As Some Democrats Seek Trump’s Impeachment, a few Moderates Try to Change the Subject

NORWICH, N.Y. — Rep. Anthony Brindisi does not want to talk about the Mueller report. He doesn’t want to talk about impeachment. Or subpoenaing President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Or the coming onslaught of House investigations. The freshman Democrat prefers... Read More

Michael Bennet, Senator from Colorado, Announces 2020 Presidential Run, Joining Huge Democratic Field 2020 Elections
Michael Bennet, Senator from Colorado, Announces 2020 Presidential Run, Joining Huge Democratic Field

WASHINGTON — There were already roughly 20 Democrats seeking the party’s presidential nomination, of whom all but a handful barely register in early polls. On Thursday, Sen. Michael Bennet joined the fray. He’s at least the 19th candidate, depending on... Read More

Blue Dogs Seek to Keep Momentum Going After Positive Start to Infrastructure Talks Infrastructure
Blue Dogs Seek to Keep Momentum Going After Positive Start to Infrastructure Talks
2019-05-01 02:50:30
by Dan McCue

Representatives Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., and Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., responded to word of a positive meeting between the White House and congressional leaders by saying it’s time to put politics aside in the name of creating good-paying jobs to rebuild America’s... Read More

Trump Wrestles With 2020 Balancing Act 2020 Elections
Trump Wrestles With 2020 Balancing Act

WASHINGTON — Part way through an 88-minute speech to Republicans at a black-tie fundraising dinner this month, President Donald Trump spent six minutes wondering aloud about the theme for his reelection campaign. “Do I go with ‘Make America Great Again?’... Read More

Women of Color Push 2020 Democrats to Acknowledge Their Political Power 2020 Elections
Women of Color Push 2020 Democrats to Acknowledge Their Political Power

HOUSTON — Aimee Allison’s brainchild was born of elation and frustration. The Oakland, Calif.-based political strategist was invigorated by Democratic wins and near-wins the last two years in places like Alabama, Georgia and Texas, powered substantially by voter turnout among... Read More

Joe Biden Finally Announces 2020 White House Bid 2020 Elections
Joe Biden Finally Announces 2020 White House Bid
2019-04-25 10:59:07
by Dan McCue

Surprising absolutely no one, former Vice President Joe Biden launched his presidential campaign on Thursday, joining a crowded Democratic field as the front-runner via a video posted to social media. Biden's announcement focuses on a "battle for the soul of... Read More

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Says He’s Seriously Considering Challenge to Trump 2020 Elections
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Says He’s Seriously Considering Challenge to Trump

MANCHESTER, N.H. — As he seriously considers a run for president, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan criticized President Donald Trump on Tuesday over the findings of the Mueller investigation — calling its report “disturbing” and saying Trump narrowly avoided being charged... Read More

Trump Sues Cummings to Block Subpoena of Financial Records Litigation
Trump Sues Cummings to Block Subpoena of Financial Records
2019-04-22 20:13:50
by Dan McCue

President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization on Monday sued the Democratic chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District... Read More

No Letup in Congressional Fundraising After ‘Green Wave’ Election Congress
No Letup in Congressional Fundraising After ‘Green Wave’ Election

WASHINGTON — The race for the White House is already dominating headlines, but new campaign finance disclosures show donors in both parties are also opening their wallets to renew the fight to control the House in 2020. Presidential campaign years... Read More

‘Bernie or Bust’ Voters Create Predicament for Democrats in 2020 2020 Elections
‘Bernie or Bust’ Voters Create Predicament for Democrats in 2020

WASHINGTON — The fierce loyalty Bernie Sanders inspires in his supporters is creating a dilemma for the Democratic Party. For a sliver of Sanders’ base, it’s Bernie or bust. They may detest President Donald Trump, but they didn’t vote for... Read More

On Israel, Kamala Harris Breaks With Liberal 2020 Pack 2020 Elections
On Israel, Kamala Harris Breaks With Liberal 2020 Pack

WASHINGTON — California Sen. Kamala Harris is resisting pressure from the left flank of her Democratic Party to take a more critical stance on the Israeli government and its policies towards Palestinians, holding firmly to her moderate approach to U.S.-Israel... Read More

O’Rourke Declines to Sign Activists’ No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge 2020 Elections
O’Rourke Declines to Sign Activists’ No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke declined to sign a pledge from climate activists not to accept any money from the fossil fuel industry, saying he won’t take donations from oil and gas executives, lobbyists or political action committees... Read More

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