2020 Elections

Blue Dogs Urge House Leadership, Committee Chairs to Abide by PAYGO Congress
Blue Dogs Urge House Leadership, Committee Chairs to Abide by PAYGO
2019-11-26 14:00:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Blue Dog Coalition is again urging the House leadership and committee chairs to abide by the bipartisan "Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) rule, which requires Congress to pay for new priorities. The letter sent Monday is the second the coalition... Read More

Democrats Approve Early Voting Plan for 2020 Nevada Caucus State News
Democrats Approve Early Voting Plan for 2020 Nevada Caucus
2019-11-26 13:54:56
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee has signed off on a plan that will allow Nevada to offer the first-ever early voting option for a presidential caucus. During a press briefing on Monday, DNC Chairman Tom Perez and Nevada party... Read More

Michael Bloomberg Joins Democrats’ 2020 Race for President 2020 Elections
Michael Bloomberg Joins Democrats’ 2020 Race for President

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday, adding new uncertainty to the party’s already unsettled contest to pick President Trump’s challenger in 2020. After more than a... Read More

Obama Tells Democrats to ‘Chill Out’ and Focus on Trump Political News
Obama Tells Democrats to ‘Chill Out’ and Focus on Trump

Former President Barack Obama on Thursday appealed to Democrats to “chill out” about their differences during the presidential nomination race and focus instead on beating President Donald Trump. “There will be differences,” he said, but they are minor compared with... Read More

Democratic Candidates Text Georgia Voters Who May be Purged Voting
Democratic Candidates Text Georgia Voters Who May be Purged

ATLANTA — Democratic presidential candidates sent text messages to some of the 313,000 people Thursday whose voter registrations could be canceled in Georgia, emphasizing their support for voting rights a day after their debate in Atlanta. U.S. Sen. Cory Booker,... Read More

Trump May Withhold Tax Returns and Appear on Ballot, California Supreme Court Rules 2020 Elections
Trump May Withhold Tax Returns and Appear on Ballot, California Supreme Court Rules

SAN FRANCISCO — For years, Democrats have tried to force President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns, and Trump has resisted. The California Legislature, aiming at the president, passed a law this year to try to force Trump’s hand.... Read More

Democratic Debate Ends With Clashes Over Race and Political Leadership 2020 Elections
Democratic Debate Ends With Clashes Over Race and Political Leadership

ATLANTA — Democratic presidential hopefuls clashed on the debate stage Wednesday night over issues of race and political leadership as front-runners were challenged on their ability to rebuild the diverse coalition that elected President Barack Obama. As the race for... Read More

Trump Debuts Aggressive Impeachment Response With New Hires Impeachment
Trump Debuts Aggressive Impeachment Response With New Hires

WASHINGTON — The White House is engaging in a more aggressive and organized response to Democrats’ impeachment inquiry after hiring two new aides, though his congressional allies say the effort remains handicapped by President Donald Trump’s own unpredictable reactions. Trump... Read More

Google, Facebook at Center of Escalating Political-Ad Tension Social Media
Google, Facebook at Center of Escalating Political-Ad Tension

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. and Google were drawn into an escalating battle of wills Wednesday over the use of political advertising on social media. Trump campaign officials pressured Facebook to maintain its permissive political advertising rules, while Alphabet Inc.’s... Read More

Polls Show Impeachment Hearings Having Minimal Impact on Public Sentiment Opinion Polls
Polls Show Impeachment Hearings Having Minimal Impact on Public Sentiment

WASHINGTON — Two polls released Tuesday show the House’s impeachment hearings are having minimal impact on public sentiment, with one conducted over the weekend revealing opposition to impeachment growing among independents. A Politico/Morning Consult poll conducted Nov. 15 to 17... Read More

Trump Changes Decades-old US Position on Illegality of Israeli Settlements Foreign Affairs
Trump Changes Decades-old US Position on Illegality of Israeli Settlements

WASHINGTON — Reversing decades of carefully worded U.S. policy, the Trump administration on Monday said that, in its view, Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank do not violate international law. The move could clear the way for Israel’s annexation... Read More

Democrats Use Super-PACs to Blunt Trump’s Funding Dominance Political News
Democrats Use Super-PACs to Blunt Trump’s Funding Dominance

WASHINGTON — Wealthy Democratic donors are pouring money into outside groups as part of their effort to defeat President Donald Trump in 2020, avoiding contributions to a party apparatus that lost in 2016 and to leading candidates who don’t want... Read More

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