Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke hauled in an impressive $6.1 million from donors within the first 24 hours of launching his 2020 campaign, beating out Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to set a new fundraising record. What are the details? O’Rourke’s campaign received $6,136,763 in online contributions from all 50 states within a day of announcing
Beto O’Rourke sparked a big reaction on Twitter this weekend when a clip showing him talking about AR-15s went viral. In what appears to be an attempt to thread a needle that no one was holding, Beto O’Rourke, in the clip shared by The Hill on Twitter, said, “If you own an AR-15, keep it.
Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro (D) is considering giving a House re-election bid a pass next year and, instead, taking on the senior Senator from the state, Republican John Cornyn. On Friday, the Texas Tribune reported that a source close to the four-term congressman said he is likely to make the run. Castro’s campaign adviser, Matthew
Four 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have come out in support of reparation payments to black Americans, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) upped the ante on Friday by suggesting Native Americans should receive compensation, too. What are the details? Warren, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, and Oprah’s little-known spiritual
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