2020 election

With one year to go to Election Day 2020, a New York Times/Siena College poll released Monday morning shows trouble for Democrats heading into next year. Although President Donald Trump is ensnared in a major controversy regarding his dealings with Ukraine, the poll of registered voters finds him leading Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), tied with
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) finally released a plan detailing how she would pay for Medicare for All if she is elected president, and it predictably includes shockingly high costs and significant additional taxes. Warren released the plan in a post on the blogging website Medium, responding to growing criticism about how vague
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Former first lady Michelle Obama would be the frontrunner if she entered the 2020 Democratic New Hampshire primary race, according to a Franklin Pierce University-Boston Herald poll. “If Michelle Obama were to enter the race, it would change things dramatically,” pollster R. Kelly Myers wrote in his summary of the poll results, the Boston Herald
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Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) said Friday that she may skip Tuesday’s primary debate because the Democratic National Committee has rigged the system to influence the primary result, according to The Hill. Gabbard told Saagar Enjeti and Krystal Ball of Hill.TV’s “Rising” that the DNC criteria for who makes the debate stage is
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The campaign for the re-election of President Donald Trump has accused the mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota, of extorting them in order to prevent a planned campaign rally. “Radical Left Dem Mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey, is doing everything possible to stifle Free Speech despite a record sell-out crowd at the Target Center,” tweeted the president.
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President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee combined to raise a record-setting amount of money in the third quarter of 2019, widening the financial gap between the GOP and the Democratic Party leading into the 2020 election. In the third quarter, the campaign and the RNC raised $125 million, bringing the 2019
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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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The idea of Nikki Haley, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, replacing Vice President Mike Pence on the 2020 Republican ticket has been a source of rumor and speculation in political media for some time. In trying to silence that chatter, however, Haley may have instead fueled the fire. On Wednesday, Haley tweeted a
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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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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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Jon Miller presented a collection 2020 Dems’ awkward campaign moments that will make you cringe on Tuesday’s episode of the “White House Brief“. Miller included this disclaimer: Viewer discretion. “What you are about to see is awkward as hell and may make you cringe uncontrollably.” 1. Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell speaking at the North
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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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Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) has proposed a plan that would give up to $600 in vouchers to every registered voter in the country during an election cycle. Wait. What’s the plan? This proposal, which she has dubbed “Democracy Dollars,” is part of her “Clean Elections Plan” and would, in theory, reduce the influence
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A Democratic strategist says she and others are fed up with white males leading the Democratic party and they want the front-runners to exit their presidential campaigns and support women who are running. Alexis Grenell appeared on CNN on Wednesday to explain her position to Brooke Baldwin, who seemed very agreeable to the idea. She
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) outlined her plan for comprehensive immigration reform before an audience at a campaign stop on Tuesday and many might find it extreme. “So what will I do? I have a lot of ideas,” she told the audience in Davenport, Iowa, on Tuesday. “First, we need comprehensive immigration reform. If you are
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Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was forced to apologize for a joke he made at his wife’s expense that many found to be rather misogynistic and sexist. “Not only will I not say that again,” O’Rourke said about the joke, “but I’ll be more thoughtful going forward in the way that I talk about our marriage.”
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Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper did everything he could to avoid looking as if he approved of capitalism in an interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Friday. Joe Scarborough cited Hickenlooper’s success as an entrepreneur and a small business owner and asked him if he was uneasy with the Democratic party steering itself towards socialism. “Most
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House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.), the highest ranking African-American member of Congress, derided the idea of government reparations to African-Americans over inequities resulting from past policies on slavery. “I think pure reparations would be impossible to implement,” said Clyburn according to the Post and Courier. “But we can deal with the issue (of racial
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A new poll of residents in New Hampshire shows a standout presidential candidate for Democrats, but not in a way that they would like to see. Of the Democratic presidential contenders for the nomination in 2020, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has the worst rating when adults from New Hampshire were asked which candidate they absolutely
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