2020 Elections

Michael Bennet Says Prostate Cancer Won’t Stop Him From Running for President 2020 Elections
Michael Bennet Says Prostate Cancer Won’t Stop Him From Running for President

Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado said Sunday that he doesn’t expect a diagnosis of prostate cancer to keep him from joining the crowded Democratic field for president in 2020. “I’m looking forward to running in 2020,” Bennet said on CNN’s... Read More

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Former US Senator Ernest "Fritz" Hollings Dies
2019-04-07 16:20:21
by Dan McCue

Former US Senator and South Carolina Governor Ernest "Fritz" Hollings died early Saturday morning at his home in Isle of Palms, South Carolina, after being in declining health for several weeks. He was 97. In a statement, his three surviving... Read More

A Trump Mutiny? Republican Prospects Warily Eye 2020 Presidential Run 2020 Elections
A Trump Mutiny? Republican Prospects Warily Eye 2020 Presidential Run

DES MOINES, Iowa — Steve Scheffler, who represents Iowa on the Republican National Committee, has a warning for anyone in the party hoping to deny President Donald Trump the 2020 GOP nomination. “We want to protect the integrity of the... Read More

Senate Democrats Gingerly Avoid Endorsements in Packed 2020 Race 2020 Elections
Senate Democrats Gingerly Avoid Endorsements in Packed 2020 Race

WASHINGTON — The proliferation of Democratic senators running for president is making for some awkward moments in the clubby chamber. “Could they all be president? Could I endorse them all?” joked Sen. Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat. “If there were... Read More

Nadler Steps Up Push for Mueller Docs After Explosive Media Reports In The News
Nadler Steps Up Push for Mueller Docs After Explosive Media Reports
2019-04-05 00:25:50
by Dan McCue

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Thursday ratcheted up the pressure on Attorney General William Barr to release the full, unredacted Robert Mueller report on his Russia investigation following a pair of explosive stories published in the New York... Read More

Ohio's Tim Ryan Latest Democrat to Enter Race For The White House Political News
Ohio's Tim Ryan Latest Democrat to Enter Race For The White House
2019-04-04 21:14:48
by Dan McCue

Ohio Representative Tim Ryan used an appearance on ABC's "The View" Thursday to announce he's joining an already crowded Democratic field running for president in 2020. The 45-year-old political moderate from Niles, Ohio, is perhaps best known outside of his... Read More

New Poll Highlights Key Role Women of Color Played in 2018 Election Voting
New Poll Highlights Key Role Women of Color Played in 2018 Election
2019-04-04 15:12:50
by Dan McCue

Black, Latina, Asian-American and Pacific Islander women voted in historic numbers in 2018, inspired by issues they felt made it impossible for them to sit on the sidelines, a new poll says. The data was collected by Intersections of Our... Read More

House Panel Formally Asks IRS to Turn Over Trump Tax Returns Congress
House Panel Formally Asks IRS to Turn Over Trump Tax Returns
2019-04-04 14:10:38
by Dan McCue

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday formally requested that the Internal Revenue Service turn over six years of President Donald Trump's personal and business tax returns. In a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, Representative Richard... Read More

Biden Promises to Be 'More Mindful' About Respecting Personal Space 2020 Elections
Biden Promises to Be 'More Mindful' About Respecting Personal Space
2019-04-04 00:00:55
by Dan McCue

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday responded to accusations about him inappropriately touching women by releasing a video in which he says he will be more mindful in the future of people's personal space. In the two-minute video, which... Read More

Trump Vs. Nadler: Reviving a New York Street Fight Political News
Trump Vs. Nadler: Reviving a New York Street Fight
2019-04-03 19:16:27
by Dan McCue

The president's expression turned sour. Standing alongside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Tuesday afternoon, Donald Trump considered the reporter's question for a fleeting moment and then began launching broadsides. He'd been asked about House Judiciary Committee's scheduled vote Wednesday morning... Read More

Lori Lightfoot Elected Chicago Mayor, Making Her the First African American Woman to Lead the City Local Elections
Lori Lightfoot Elected Chicago Mayor, Making Her the First African American Woman to Lead the City

CHICAGO — Lori Lightfoot won a resounding victory Tuesday night to become both the first African American woman and openly gay person elected mayor of Chicago, dealing a stinging defeat to a political establishment that has reigned over City Hall... Read More

For Independent Voters, California Lawmakers Seek to End Ballot Confusion State Elections
For Independent Voters, California Lawmakers Seek to End Ballot Confusion

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In the days leading up to California’s primary three years ago, the complaints from unaffiliated independent voters started pouring in. They were promised they could vote in the closely watched Democratic race for the White House, but... Read More

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