Wisconsin's Reputation for Swinging Expected to Extend to 2020 2020 Elections
Wisconsin's Reputation for Swinging Expected to Extend to 2020
2020-01-17 23:10:27
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Even among battleground states, Wisconsin is considered special; a study in political contrasts if ever there was one. It went for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, flipped to Donald Trump in 2016 by the narrowest of margins... Read More

The Fickle Voters Who Could Decide the 2020 Democratic Nominee 2020 Elections
The Fickle Voters Who Could Decide the 2020 Democratic Nominee

WASHINGTON — Monica Vernon has spent the Democratic presidential race assessing an assortment of candidates from Elizabeth Warren (“sweet and relatable”) to Amy Klobuchar (“down to earth”) to Cory Booker (“impressive”). But with just weeks before she must make a... Read More

House Priorities for 2020 Include Health Care, Infrastructure, Climate and Redistricting, Leader Says Congress
House Priorities for 2020 Include Health Care, Infrastructure, Climate and Redistricting, Leader Says

WASHINGTON — House Democrats in 2020 plan to pass legislation on top party priorities like health care, infrastructure and climate as well as more under-the-radar subjects like modernizing Congress and redistricting — all while trying to fully fund the government... Read More

Dems Say GOP Broke Ethics Rules Using Video Trackers in House Office Buildings Ethics
Dems Say GOP Broke Ethics Rules Using Video Trackers in House Office Buildings

WASHINGTON — The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is accusing its GOP counterpart, the National Republican Congressional Committee, of violating ethics rules by sending trackers to video record members of Congress in House office buildings. The DCCC filed a complaint with... Read More

Killing of Iranian General Scrambles Democrats’ 2020 Race 2020 Elections
Killing of Iranian General Scrambles Democrats’ 2020 Race

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s order for the targeted killing of a top Iranian general has scrambled the 2020 campaign, thrusting issues of war and peace to the center of a contest that so far has been dominated by domestic... Read More

Dems, GOP Bank On Early, Sustained Push to Secure Victory In Battleground State of Michigan 2020 Elections
Dems, GOP Bank On Early, Sustained Push to Secure Victory In Battleground State of Michigan
2020-01-07 17:49:46
by Dan McCue

Let's face it, for all the attention paid the early caucus and primary states, no one seriously expects the voters in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada or South Carolina to have the final say on who is ultimately chosen to be... Read More

Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Plan 92 Events in Iowa in January, Report Says 2020 Elections
Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Plan 92 Events in Iowa in January, Report Says

Brace yourselves, Iowans. The 15 remaining Democratic presidential wannabees have reportedly scheduled 92 events this month in the Midwestern state, which hosts the first contest in the race Feb. 3. Former vice president Joe Biden is scheduled to speak at... Read More

Will America Oust Trump or Give Him Four More Years? 2020 Elections
Will America Oust Trump or Give Him Four More Years?

WASHINGTON — If you thought American politics moved at a frenetic pace in 2019, brace yourself for 2020. Over the course of the next 308 days, Donald Trump is poised to become the first president in history to face a... Read More

2020 Democrats Are Naming Their Fundraising ‘Bundlers’ Campaign Finance
2020 Democrats Are Naming Their Fundraising ‘Bundlers’

When it comes to political fundraising, rich people are great. People who know a lot of rich people are even better. Individual donors may write the checks, but a lot of influence and power accrues to the intermediaries who collect... Read More

Cuellar Says Texas Will Turn Blue When Democrats Embrace Rural Areas Political News
Cuellar Says Texas Will Turn Blue When Democrats Embrace Rural Areas
2019-12-24 15:03:51
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Rep. Henry Cuellar had no sooner returned to his native Texas, then he was being asked to reflect on one of the busiest and most consequential Decembers in the history of the U.S. Congress. In the three days... Read More

Analysis: Why On The Same Day Did Democrats Move to Impeach Trump — Then Bless His Trade Deal? Political News
Analysis: Why On The Same Day Did Democrats Move to Impeach Trump — Then Bless His Trade Deal?

WASHINGTON — In the span of one hour Tuesday, House Democrats moved to impeach President Donald Trump for abusing his office and simultaneously delivered his biggest legislative win of the year by agreeing to a long-stalled trade deal — a... Read More

House Democrats to Move on Temporary ‘SALT’ Cap Increase Congress
House Democrats to Move on Temporary ‘SALT’ Cap Increase

WASHINGTON — The House Ways and Means Committee could take up legislation as early as next week that would increase a limit on state and local tax deductions that has riled Democrats from high-cost regions, according to a senior panel... Read More

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