2020 Elections

Biden and Warren Propose Ambitious Plans on Climate Change, Reflecting Democratic Urgency
2020 Elections
Biden and Warren Propose Ambitious Plans on Climate Change, Reflecting Democratic Urgency

WASHINGTON — If Joe Biden had been inclined to take a middle-of-the-road approach toward climate change, he’s abandoned it, judging by the proposal he unveiled Tuesday — an aggressive $1.7-trillion, 10-year plan to combat warming that goes considerably further than... Read More

Hawaiian Congresswoman and Veteran Tulsi Gabbard Has a Progressive Vision for America
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Hawaiian Congresswoman and Veteran Tulsi Gabbard Has a Progressive Vision for America
2019-06-04 20:04:49
by TWN Staff

Candidate: Tulsi Gabbard State of Residence: Hawaii Campaign Website: https://www.votetulsi.com [caption id="attachment_8750" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Gabbard describes herself as a lifelong vegetarian as well as a lifelong environmentalist. When was 19, she and her father co-founded Healthy Hawaii Coalition, an environmental-education... Read More

New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio Counts on White House Bid Being a Marathon
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New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio Counts on White House Bid Being a Marathon
2019-06-04 20:00:18
by TWN Staff

Candidate: Bill De Blasio State of Residence: New York Campaign Website: https://billdeblasio.com [caption id="attachment_8752" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Mayor Bill De Blasio arrives to a Green New Deal rally At Trump Tower in New York City on May 13, 2019. (Yana Paskova/Getty... Read More

John Delaney’s Presidential Campaign Focuses on Uniting Pragmatic And Progressive Solutions
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John Delaney’s Presidential Campaign Focuses on Uniting Pragmatic And Progressive Solutions
2019-06-04 19:56:53
by TWN Staff

Candidate: John Delaney State of Residence: Maryland Campaign Website: https://www.johndelaney.com [caption id="attachment_8751" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Congressman John Delaney campaigns at the Shady Grove Metro station in a file image from 2014. Delaney is running for president, but polling at zero. (Kim... Read More

2020 Democrats Rally Around ‘Impeach Trump’ in Split With Pelosi
2020 Elections
2020 Democrats Rally Around ‘Impeach Trump’ in Split With Pelosi

SAN FRANCISCO — Numerous Democrats running for president are turning impeachment of President Donald Trump into a campaign focal point, pressuring party leaders who are trying to throttle back expectations that Democratic House will act quickly. The 2020 contenders and... Read More

Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro’s Presidential Aspirations Focus on Putting People First
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Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro’s Presidential Aspirations Focus on Putting People First
2019-05-31 21:10:27
by TWN Staff

Candidate: Julian Castro State of Residence: Texas Campaign Website: https://www.julianforthefuture.com [caption id="attachment_8680" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro, left, speaks during a visit to a Chicano Studies class in Moore Hall auditorium at UCLA in Los Angeles on March... Read More

Pete Buttigieg’s Ambitious Campaign to Rebuild Trust in America’s Institutions
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Pete Buttigieg’s Ambitious Campaign to Rebuild Trust in America’s Institutions
2019-05-31 20:56:15
by TWN Staff

Candidate: Pete Buttigieg State of Residence: Indiana Campaign Website: https://peteforamerica.com [caption id="attachment_8682" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the City Club of Chicago luncheon in Chicago on Thursday, May 16, 2019. (Jose M.... Read More

Presidential Hopeful Steve Bullock Has One Big Idea -- Getting Big Money Out of Politics
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Presidential Hopeful Steve Bullock Has One Big Idea -- Getting Big Money Out of Politics
2019-05-31 20:43:55
by TWN Staff

Candidate: Steve Bullock State of Residence: Montana Campaign Website: www.stevebullock.com [caption id="attachment_8684" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Democratic presidential hopeful Montana Gov. Steve Bullock speaks to a crowd of about 80 people at Cafe Diem in Ames on Tuesday. Photo by Michael Crumb/Ames... Read More

Mueller’s Public Remarks Stoke Impeachment Pressures on Capitol Hill
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Mueller’s Public Remarks Stoke Impeachment Pressures on Capitol Hill
2019-05-31 19:21:16
by HJ Mai

Special Counsel Robert Mueller earlier this week gave his first public remarks following the conclusion of his 22-month investigation into Russian election interference and alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. While the former FBI director did not divulge... Read More

Baby Boomers Outnumbered by Younger Voters at Polls During 2018 Midterms
2018 Midterms
Baby Boomers Outnumbered by Younger Voters at Polls During 2018 Midterms
2019-05-29 20:51:22
by Dan McCue

Baby boomers were outnumbered by younger voters at the polls during the 2018 midterms, continuing a trend first documented in 2016, the Pew Research Center said on Wednesday. The study, based on newly available Census Bureau data, found that voters... Read More

DNC Tightens Requirements to Qualify for 2nd Round of Primary Debates
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DNC Tightens Requirements to Qualify for 2nd Round of Primary Debates
2019-05-29 20:48:55
by Dan McCue

The Democratic National Committee is imposing more stringent requirements for candidates to appear in the party's third presidential primary debate after close to 20 of the Democrat's 24 candidates qualified to appear in the first two debates. The new guidelines... Read More

Cory Booker’s Message of Unity and Strength Is at the Core of His Presidential Campaign
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Cory Booker’s Message of Unity and Strength Is at the Core of His Presidential Campaign
2019-05-28 22:05:25
by TWN Staff

Candidate: Cory Booker State of Residence: New Jersey Campaign Website: https://corybooker.com [caption id="attachment_5293" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) addresses the crowd during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Dome event on January 21, 2019 in Columbia,... Read More

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