2020 democratic primary

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang promised to do what no other candidate has ever done at the third Democratic debate, and he revealed his legally-suspect strategy in his opening statement. The entrepreneur announced that he would give $1,000 a month to ten randomly selected families that signed up at his website. Yang’s campaign got a lot
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The Trump re-election campaign plans to fly a banner in the skies above the next Democratic debate in order to troll the presidential hopefuls wanting to toss the president out of the Oval Office. “Socialism will kill Houston’s economy!” will be emblazoned on the banner. The third debate between Democratic candidates will be hosted by
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A student challenged presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to practice what he preaches on fossil fuel use, and he did not appreciate the question much. The interaction occurred Thursday during a question and answer period with the candidate at a town hall event in Chico, California. “So my question is you seem adamant about
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Not to be outdone on gun control in the 2020 Democratic primary field, Robert “Beto” O’Rourke put out a long list of policy proposals on Friday morning that includes a reinstatement of the 1994 ban on “assault weapons,” a mandatory gun buyback program, and a national gun registry. “Since the assault weapons ban expired in
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Struggling candidate John Hickenlooper formally ended his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination with a video announcement on social media Thursday. “In almost every regard, this journey has been more exciting and more rewarding than I ever imagined,” the former former Colorado governor said. “Of course, I did imagine a very different conclusion. “I
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Former Vice President Joe Biden unleashed a racially-tinged gaffe and instead of responding with surprise, his audience applauded the blunder. Biden was trying to highlight racial attitudes that led to unequal education outcomes when he accidentally equated being poor with minority students, and being rich with white students. “And another thing we should do is
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On Sunday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and failed 2018 senate candidate Beto O’Rourke spoke with CNN’s Jake Tapper regarding the massacre in El Paso, Texas on Saturday. O’Rourke placed the blame for the killings on President Trump and his rhetoric, and compared the president to the Nazis. Tapper brought up O’Rourke’s comments over the weekend
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Sen. Cory Booker said during Wednesday night’s Democratic primary debate that Hillary Clinton lost Michigan in 2016 because of Russian interference and Republican voter suppression—a claim The Washington Post called out as totally untrue. “We lost the state of Michigan because everybody from Republicans to Russians were targeting the suppression of African American voters,” Booker
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One Democratic presidential candidate stood out according to Google analytics in terms of who was searched the most, and she has already claimed the esteemed title once before. Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii dominated Google searches yet again for the second debate of the second pair of Democratic match-ups on Wednesday in Detroit, Michigan.
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Actress and activist Alyssa Milano will attend her first 2020 Democratic primary fundraiser soon, and she’s chosen an unconventional candidate to start with. Milano will attend a fundraiser for Marianne Williamson, the author who gained significant name recognition during the first Democratic debate for her eccentric answers to questions. In her tweet announcing that she
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Influential black radio show host Lenard Larry McKelvey said that former Vice President Joe Biden suffered from “old white male entitlement,” and was fumbling his presidential campaign. McKelvey, who calls himself “Charlamagne tha god,” explained to CNN’s Don Lemon why he thought Biden wasn’t performing well as a candidate. “Oh yeah, Joe Biden, he fumbles
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One of the first polls to be released after the Democratic debates has very bad news for the presidential campaign of former Vice President Joe Biden, the current frontrunner. The Morning Consult/FiveThirtyEight poll found that support for Biden had fallen by a precipitous 10 percentage points among likely Democratic voters. 41.5 percent of likely Democratic
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The racial controversy is piling up around the campaign of former vice president Joe Biden, and now Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is getting some shots in after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) drew blood during Thursday night’s debate. During a speech in Chicago for Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Coalition on Friday, Joe Biden tried to defend
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CNN’s liberal contributor Van Jones said that the second Democratic debates were a bad night for Democrats, and especially for the frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden. “We’re now sitting here with the Democratic frontrunner having a spokesperson trying to defend his comments on busing in 2019,” Jones said in a dispirited tone. “This is
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The Democrats want to ban guns, in some form or another. It might be “military style” guns or “assault weapons” or “weapons of war.” Former vice president Joe Biden, during Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate, took the Democrats’ butchering of basic firearm terminology to a new low. “I’m the only person that beat the NRA
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio may have performed better than some expected during Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate, but his remarks drew the ire of a police union which called his rhetoric “hypocritical” and “divisive,” according to the Daily Caller. De Blasio, in line with the theme of excessive identity politics and
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Julian Castro, a Democratic presidential candidate and former President Barack Obama’s Housing and Urban Development secretary, jumped a bit to the left of some of his competitors in the first primary debate Wednesday night on abortion and immigration. The candidates were asked if they were pitching healthcare plans that provided public funding for abortion. Castro
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Former Vice President Joe Biden tried to take credit for ending private prisons during his time under the Obama administration, but his claim failed even a CNN factcheck. “No more mandatory minimums, period,” Biden said during a speech at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention. “End private prisons, which we did in our bill, period.”
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Vice President Joe Biden angrily responded at Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) after facing deep criticism from comments he made about his past negotiations with racist segregationists. “How does it feel that your Democratic rivals are implicitly saying that you have issues talking about race?” asked one reporter. “They know better,” Biden responded. “Are you going
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While most of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are trying to push the party further and further to the left, one has taken a different approach. During an interview Saturday, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said that he feels “strongly that Democrats have to draw a clear line and say, ‘We are not socialists.'” Does
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Joe Biden, back before his second attempt at running for president, expressed a view on abortion that is likely incompatible with the current way the Democratic Party handles the issue, according to CNN. Biden, who is currently struggling to reconcile his attempted middle-of-the-road position on abortion with what the Democratic base wants, used to feel
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New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, in making her pro-abortion case during an interview with the Des Moines Register, drew a comparison between the pro-life stance and racism, according to The Washington Free Beacon. The interviewer pointed out that her promise to use abortion as a litmus test for judges could be perceived as an
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