Campaign 2020

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was challenged by a college student during his campaign stop in Pennsylvania and the exchange was caught on video. O’Rourke was campaigning at Pennsylvania State College when a student asked him a long and very insightful two-part question. “So my question has to do with campaign finance. You recently pulled in
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One of the primary benefits of being a first-term incumbent president is that you don’t have to worry about a primary challenge. Traditionally, the incumbent is able to focus all their energy on the general election, while, of course, maintaining their presidential duties. But former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who ran for the Republican presidential
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In an interview that aired Saturday, former Obama adviser David Axelrod, who now hosts “The Axe Files” on CNN, grilled Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) over her decision to claim Native American heritage for decades. Warren is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. What happened? Noting the issue has “dogged” Warren since entering the national
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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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Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.Y.), who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, used harsh language to condemn the alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett, which the mainstream media widely reported as a homophobic and racist attack. Now that reports indicate the attack was actually an orchestrated hoax, the New Jersey lawmaker is quickly changing
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, was reminded once again during a campaign stop in Georgia over the weekend that she lied about having Native American heritage. What happened? While speaking at a campaign stop outside Atlanta, a heckler shouted over Warren seeking answers as to why she,
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Allegations that Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) mistreats staffers have emerged just as she is likely to launch her 2020 presidential bid on Sunday. What are the allegations? According to published reports, the behavior was allegedly so extreme that former Sen. Minority leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) once told her to clean up her act. Klobuchar’s reputation
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Willie Brown, former mayor of San Francisco, admitted to having a previous relationship with California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris on Saturday in his weekly column for the San Francisco Chronicle. He also wrote that he also used his political clout to boost her career while they were dating. What is the background? Brown wrote, “Sure,
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While stumping in Iowa on Saturday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who this week formed an exploratory committee for president, was forced to address the results of her infamous DNA test from last fall when a voter confronted her about her motives behind releasing the test’s results. What happened? “Why did you undergo the DNA testing
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A Twitter name change for the account of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is stoking more speculation that she could run for president in 2020. How was it changed? The name change was picked up by @CongressChanges, a Twitter bot that monitors changes to lawmakers’ Twitter accounts. The tweet stated that Warren re-named her account @ewarren.
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