2020 Elections

House Judiciary Committee to Vote on Mueller Report Subpoenas Political News
House Judiciary Committee to Vote on Mueller Report Subpoenas
2019-04-01 16:20:16
by Dan McCue

The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to vote on subpoenas this week seeking release of special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report. House Democrats have set an April 2 deadline for receiving a copy of the full Mueller report, but... Read More

Booker, Harris Redefine Black Presidential Candidates 2020 Elections
Booker, Harris Redefine Black Presidential Candidates

Cory Booker talks frankly about racism as he campaigns, pointing out how the “dark spirit of bigotry” was part of the nation’s founding and urging crowds to speak the truth about prejudice. Kamala Harris bluntly tells supporters that racism is... Read More

Swing-State Democrats Move to Counter Party’s Drift Toward Left Political News
Swing-State Democrats Move to Counter Party’s Drift Toward Left

WASHINGTON — Moderate House Democrats are going on the offensive. For weeks, the swing-district Democrats most responsible for the party’s House majority have fretted that progressive lightning rods like New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are distracting the party with proposals that... Read More

Miami to Host First Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Elections
Miami to Host First Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
2019-03-28 18:10:31
by Dan McCue

The Democratic National Committee announced Thursday that Miami, Florida with be the host city for the first Democratic presidential primary debate. The debate, which is being broadcast by NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo on back-to-back nights, is being held on June... Read More

In N.H., Even Long Shots Draw Crowds 2020 Elections
In N.H., Even Long Shots Draw Crowds

LEBANON, N.H. — Beto O’Rourke’s road trip had come and gone after three whirlwind days of events across New Hampshire. But the candidates who campaigned in his wake this past weekend also received enthusiastic welcomes, even without standing on countertops.... Read More

As Democrats Ponder Big Issues, Some Say the Overriding Goal Is Normalcy 2020 Elections
As Democrats Ponder Big Issues, Some Say the Overriding Goal Is Normalcy

WASHINGTON — As they consider their options in the 2020 presidential primary campaigns, some Democrats are calling for expansive proposals to improve health care, fight climate change and control college costs. But many say their top priority is something simpler:... Read More

Death Penalty Opponents Gain Unlikely Allies: Republicans Political News
Death Penalty Opponents Gain Unlikely Allies: Republicans

No one would ever question Dave Danielson’s credentials as a Republican. As a 17-year-old in his home state of New Hampshire, he led a local group of teenage Barry Goldwater supporters in 1964 and went on to vote for every... Read More

Iowa Is Shaking Things Up, and the Ripples May Reach All the Way to the White House Elections
Iowa Is Shaking Things Up, and the Ripples May Reach All the Way to the White House

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa, that land of corn and political dreams, is planning big changes to its caucus system, and right about now you may be asking: What is a caucus and why should I care? The answer is... Read More

Andrew Gillum’s New Mission: Register 1 Million New Voters and Beat Trump in 2020 2020 Elections
Andrew Gillum’s New Mission: Register 1 Million New Voters and Beat Trump in 2020

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Andrew Gillum, the Democrat who narrowly lost his bid for Florida governor last year, said Wednesday he’s getting back in the political arena for 2020. His mission: Lead an effort to register and engage 1 million... Read More

Kirsten Gillibrand Formally Joins Democratic Race for President 2020 Elections
Kirsten Gillibrand Formally Joins Democratic Race for President

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York formally announced her candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday, casting herself as the party’s strongest champion of reversing President Donald Trump’s agenda. Gillibrand, who launched an exploratory committee in January, has been... Read More

In Pete Buttigieg, America Gets a Millennial Candidate for President 2020 Elections
In Pete Buttigieg, America Gets a Millennial Candidate for President

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Like many millennials, Pete Buttigieg created a Facebook account in college. He listened to the Dave Matthews Band in high school. And he met his future husband on the dating app Hinge. So maybe it’s no surprise... Read More

O’Rourke Makes It Official, He's Joining The 2020 Presidential Contest 2020 Elections
O’Rourke Makes It Official, He's Joining The 2020 Presidential Contest
2019-03-14 14:18:51
by Dan McCue

Beto O’Rourke entered the 2020 race for the White House on Thursday, telling supporters ahead of a three-day campaign swing in Iowa that he intends to run "a positive campaign" that will seek to "unite a very divided country" and... Read More

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