Tag Archives: 2020 elections

Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Test On Ancestry

CNN reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren has released the results of a DNA analysis showing she has distant Native American ancestry, which could preempt further questions and attacks should she run for president in 2020.  President Donald Trump has revived and amplified the controversy as he eyes Warren as a possible rival, frequently mocking her with the nickname “Pocahontas.” But Warren ...

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Eric Holder: When The GOP Goes Low, We Need to Kick Them, Don’t Do Anything Illegal, But We Gotta Fight

Newsweek reports: Barack Obama’s former attorney general Eric Holder said that when Republicans “go low” Democrats need to “kick them.” “Michelle [Obama] says, ‘When they go low, we go high.’ No, no. When they go low, we kick them,” Holder said during a campaign appearance in Georgia this past weekend. The comment, a riff of the former first lady’s famous ...

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Michael Bloomberg Re-Registers As A Democrat

NBC News reports: Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he had re-registered as a Democrat, in a sign that the former New York City mayor could be seriously considering a presidential bid in 2020. “At key points in U.S. history, one of the two parties has served as a bulwark against those who threaten our Constitution. Two years ago at the ...

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Booker “Unofficially” Launches 2020 WH Bid [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Just hours after casting a vote in one of the most contentious Supreme Court confirmation battles in history, Cory Booker stepped on stage in a packed Iowa conference hall and unofficially launched his 2020 campaign. Speaking before 1,500 energized Democrats at the party’s premier Fall Gala event, the New Jersey senator acknowledged their likely feelings of defeat and ...

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Joe Biden Appears To Ramp Up 2020 Bid Efforts

Politico reports: By the time Joe Biden decided not to run for president in 2016, many Biden loyalists had become convinced that weak fundraising and his lack of infrastructure in early primary states would have doomed him if he ran. What a difference now. One month before the 2020 presidential primary begins in earnest, Biden continues to lead in early ...

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Warren To Take “Hard Look” At WH Bid After Midterms

The Boston Globe reports: US Senator Elizabeth Warren made her most definitive indication to date that she is mulling a run for the White House in 2020, telling a town hall crowd Saturday that she would “take a hard look” at a presidential run after the midterm elections. “After November 6 I will take a hard look at running for ...

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Bannon Predicts Three-Way WH Race In 2020 [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former Trump White House strategist Steve Bannon is predicting that the 2020 presidential race could become a three-way contest. Bannon said on “Real Time with Bill Maher” on Friday night that the race could involve a three-way battle between President Trump, a left-leaning senator such as Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and a centrist candidate such as former New York ...

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Bloomberg Draws 70 Heads Of State To Climate Event

Axios reports: Bloomberg showed his power on the world stage yesterday with his second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum and a companion One Planet Summit, which drew an astonishing roster that included 70 heads of state, in town for the UN General Assembly, and 200 CEOs. Spotted: Bill Gates, Bill Clinton, Henry Kissinger, French President Emmanuel Macron, U.K. Prime Minister ...

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Bloomberg: I’ll Decide On 2020 After The Midterms

The Hill reports: Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) said Sunday that he will wait until after the midterms to determine whether he will run for president in 2020. “We’d see whether or not it’s possible and how I feel, but that’s down the road. You’ve got to take these things one at a time, everybody’s focused now on ...

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Joe Biden: I Wish I’d Spoken Up About Trump Sooner

The New York Post reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden Saturday night told the audience at the Human Rights Campaign’s National Dinner that he wished he trashed President Trump sooner. “Barack and I agreed we would be quiet for the first year to let the new administration get up and running,” Biden said. “God forgive me,” he said, making the ...

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UK Paper: Michael Bloomberg To Launch 2020 WH Bid

The Times Of London reports: Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire founder of a business news empire, is preparing to run for president as a Democrat, The Times understands. Mr Bloomberg, 76, a former mayor of New York with a personal fortune of more than $50 billion, has previously considered running as an independent but decided against it in 2012 for fear ...

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Oscar De La Hoya: I Might Run For President [VIDEO]

TMZ reports: President Oscar De La Hoya?!?! Don’t scoff — the boxing legend says he’s “very seriously” considering running for the highest office in the land … and he’s already putting together an exploratory team. “I am actually very, very serious and I strongly feel that if a Kanye West can do it and announce and maybe tease the world ...

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Michael Avenatti Would Base 2020 WH Bid In St. Louis

Politico reports: He hasn’t decided yet if he’s running for president, but Michael Avenatti has already made a strategic 2020 decision. The attorney will base his national presidential campaign headquarters in St. Louis, Mo. should he launch a White House bid, he told POLITICO on Sunday. Avenatti also boldly predicted that the red state of Missouri would be “in play” ...

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Biden Rages At Republicans For Staying Silent [VIDEO]

The New Jersey Advance reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden gave New Jerseyans a (sometimes loud) taste late Wednesday of what his speeches might sound like if he challenges President Donald Trump in two years. Shouting at points during a nearly 40-minute address, Biden tore into Trump’s handling of America during a campaign appearance at Montclair State University for Democratic ...

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Michael Avenatti Launches Federal Campaign PAC

Buzzfeed News reports: Michael Avenatti, the self-described potential 2020 contender and lawyer representing Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against Donald Trump, is launching his own federal PAC to support Democratic candidates with “the size and the presence to really fight back and advocate from a position of strength as opposed to weakness.” The organization, formed Thursday, will be called Fight ...

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Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell Mulls 2020 White House Bid

CNN reports: Rep. Eric Swalwell said Monday he is planning to consider a 2020 run for president after the midterms. “I’m going to do all I can, first, to win my way back to Congress … and then after the midterms, Poppy, I am going to consider it,” Swalwell, a California Democrat, told CNN’s Poppy Harlow on “Newsroom.” Swalwell has ...

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Bernie Sanders Won’t Rule Out 2020 Bid [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: In an interview on The Late Show, Stephen Colbert brought up a betting site that saw Sanders tied with Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) as favorites for the Democratic nomination in 2020. “You want to lay a bet on who gets to face Donald Trump in 2020?” Colbert jokingly asked. “Actually, that’s exactly what I don’t want to do. ...

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Avenatti On His Potential 2020 Run Against Trump: When They Go Low, I Say We Hit Back Harder [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels, positioned himself on Friday in Iowa as the only possible presidential candidate prepared to hit President Donald Trump as hard as Trump hits Democrats. Avenatti, who had told CNN on Thursday that he was seriously considering a presidential bid, delivered a complete rebuke of the idea that Democrats ...

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Michael Avenatti: “I’m Exploring A Run For President”

The Des Moines Register reports: Michael Avenatti has arrived in Iowa. After three canceled flights and a 700-mile road trip, the lawyer known for representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels in her case against Republican President Donald Trump, is ready to put his stake in the ground in the first-in-the-nation caucus state. “I’m exploring a run for the presidency of ...

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MARYLAND: GOP Governor Mulls White House Bid

The Washington Post reports: For the second time this week, Maryland’s Republican Gov. Larry Hogan held forth about local and national politics during a visit to Democrat-rich Montgomery County, floating the idea of open primaries and contemplating a future in national politics. “You never say never,” Hogan told a gathering of business leaders in Bethesda when asked if he would ...

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