2020 Elections

Klobuchar Offers Democrats a Midwestern Road to the White House 2020 Elections
Klobuchar Offers Democrats a Midwestern Road to the White House

WASHINGTON –– Sen. Amy Klobuchar doesn’t have much star power in a Democratic primary packed with it. She can’t compete with several of the other presidential candidates in social media presence, fundraising... Read More

Sanders Risks Getting Crowded Out in 2020 Field of Progressives 2020 Elections
Sanders Risks Getting Crowded Out in 2020 Field of Progressives

WASHINGTON— Bernie Sanders’ army of fervent progressives will be up for grabs in 2020 even if the Vermont independent again runs for the Democratic presidential nomination. Read More

Elizabeth Warren Planned Fanfare, But Instead She’s Getting Criticized 2020 Elections
Elizabeth Warren Planned Fanfare, But Instead She’s Getting Criticized

WASHINGTON — Elizabeth Warren planned to spend the week gearing up for a “big announcement,” in her home state of Massachusetts followed by a ceremonial tour of Iowa. Instead, she has been overwhelmed... Read More

Talking with Oprah Winfrey, Beto O’Rourke Sounds Like a Candidate Again 2020 Elections
Talking with Oprah Winfrey, Beto O’Rourke Sounds Like a Candidate Again

WASHINGTON — The playbook for readying a presidential launch is pretty straightforward: The candidate shows up in states that host early primaries, signals unwavering resolve, and road tests a clear and concise vision... Read More

Cory Booker Launches an Unconventional White House Bid Built on ‘Universal Love’ 2020 Elections
Cory Booker Launches an Unconventional White House Bid Built on ‘Universal Love’

WASHINGTON — Cory Booker’s unremitting optimism, wonkish attraction to big ideas and, of course, his background as a community organizer have long drawn comparisons to another pioneering African American lawmaker who went on to bigger things: Barack Obama. Read More

Running While Female: 2020 Presidential Hopefuls Test Differing Strategies 2020 Elections
Running While Female: 2020 Presidential Hopefuls Test Differing Strategies

When Elizabeth Warren launched her 2012 Senate bid in Massachusetts, some Democrats there worried. Another woman had run two years earlier and failed miserably. But Warren ignored warnings that she would be “another Martha Coakley.” Read More

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Says He’s Seriously Weighing a Run for President 2020 Elections
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Says He’s Seriously Weighing a Run for President

Howard Schultz, former chief executive of the ubiquitous coffee chain Starbucks, teased a potential third-party White House bid on Sunday, drawing condemnation from Democrats who see a threat to their efforts to unseat President Donald Trump. Read More

Rancho Santa Fe Assemblyman Switches from Republican to Democrat Political News
Rancho Santa Fe Assemblyman Switches from Republican to Democrat
2019-01-26 00:38:31
by Dan Weisman

If you can't beat them, join them. State Assemblyman Brian Maienschein went from red to blue Thursday, Jan. 24. Maienschein announced at the State Capitol in Sacramento a switch from the Republican Party to the... Read More

Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg Running for President, Would Be First Openly Gay Nominee 2020 Elections
Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg Running for President, Would Be First Openly Gay Nominee

Two-term South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg has joined a quickly growing field of Democrats lining up to take on President Donald Trump in 2020. “I launched a presidential exploratory committee because it is a... Read More

Kamala Harris Makes It Official: She’s Running for President 2020 Elections
Kamala Harris Makes It Official: She’s Running for President

Kamala Harris, a first-term Democratic senator from California who captured national attention for her prosecutorial grilling of Trump administration officials, entered the 2020 presidential fray on Monday, casting her... Read More

Beto, Bernie and Biden Keep Iowa Democrats in Suspense 2020 Elections
Beto, Bernie and Biden Keep Iowa Democrats in Suspense

Iowa Democrats are bracing for a wide-open 2020 presidential race that will spread millions of dollars across the state, but uncertainty about the plans of a few potential top-tier candidates has put many political operatives in a state of suspension. Read More

Kirsten Gillibrand Enters Presidential Race Featuring Record Number of Women 2020 Elections
Kirsten Gillibrand Enters Presidential Race Featuring Record Number of Women

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., a central figure in the Democratic Party’s debate about the #MeToo movement, is joining a 2020 presidential primary contest that features a record number of women in the wake of the midterm election tidal wave ... Read More

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