2020

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he’s giving up on his 2020 White House bid. The Democratic presidential candidate made the announcement Wednesday night while appearing on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show.” What are the details? Inslee — who made climate change the primary focus of his campaign — told Maddow, “It’s become clear that I’m
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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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Comedian and talk show host Bill Maher is unorthodox on the left, although he is on the left, and sometimes that results moments of clarity that make his fellow Democrats livid and draw scattered cheers from non-Democrats. It happened last week on the topic of “concentration camps,” and it happened on Friday night’s show when
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In an interview with Democracy Now!, left-wing author and progressive philosopher Noam Chomsky criticized the Democrats and their base for “investing everything” in Russiagate, and theorized it might cost them the 2020 election. In the interview from last week, published on Thursday, Chomsky doesn’t just say the focus on Russia was a “huge gift” to
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Bernie Sanders is cleaning up when it comes to first quarter fundraising in the massive Dem primary. He’s leading the gigantic pack of contenders by a big chunk of change. But in polling against President Trump? Not so much. The latest numbers from Rasmussen show him losing in a hypothetical match-up. The nation survey, the
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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
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