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
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
Former Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden appeared on Thursday’s “Late Night with Stephen Colbert,” where he discussed appointing former President Barack Obama to the Supreme Court and more. What are the details? During a lengthy exchange with Colbert, Biden said that if he received the Democratic nomination for president and unseated incumbent President
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
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
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
Presidential frontrunner Joe Biden had a strong closing statement, until he fumbled his digital outreach and inspired an avalanche of bipartisan mockery on social media. Biden went after President Joe Biden in a series of scathing critiques, but when it came to the very last few words when he was to tell supporters how to
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.
Just days after complaining about his “privilege,” Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke live streamed himself getting a haircut and a massage. Social media users torched the former Texas lawmaker after his online appearance. What are the details? During the 12-minute video, as O’Rourke’s barber Manuel cut the candidate’s hair, O’Rourke spoke Spanish, discussed topics like
Former congressman Beto O’Rourke may be backing off his presidential aspirations, as he is reportedly considering another run at a Senate seat in 2020, according to The Hill. O’Rourke, a former U.S. representative from El Paso, Texas, lost the 2018 Texas Senate election to incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz in November, leading some to question whether
Former Vice President Joe Biden, whom many hope will run for president in 2020, embraced racial segregation in a statement unearthed from 1975, and he gave a very bizarre reasoning for his support of the racist policy. The comments from an interview with NPR were discovered by the Washington Examiner and published Friday. Biden was
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has faced a lot of criticism since he announced his intention to run for president in 2020, but surely the most bizarre accusation is the one from The Daily Beast about music at the coffee store being racist. The piece entitled “The Starbucks Music Store Under Howard Schultz Was Painfully
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), one of the first Democrats to officially announce a 2020 presidential run, pulled no punches when discussing her vision for the future of America’s healthcare system during a CNN Town Hall. During the event, Harris called for the complete elimination of the private healthcare system, citing issues like paperwork and wait
One of the first things political analysts and observers are digging into regarding newly-announced presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is her stances on crime during her days as a prosecutor. On “The Rachel Maddow Show” on Wednesday, Harris was asked about a particularly notable case during which she refused to seek the death penalty
New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced her intention to run for president in 2020 during an interview on “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert. Gillibrand said she was forming an exploratory committee, and she is reportedly planning a trip to Iowa this weekend. “I’m going to run for president of the United States because
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) announced her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination during an interview with CNN’s Van Jones on Friday that will air over the weekend. Gabbard is a 37-year-old Hindu congresswoman who served two tours of duty in the Middle East in the Army National Guard before being elected to the U.S.