Tag Archives: 2020 elections

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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Joe Biden +7 Over Trump In Hypothetical 2020 Matchup

Politico reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 7 percentage points in a head-to-head match-up, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. A plurality of registered voters, 44 percent, said they’d choose Biden in the 2020 presidential election, while 37 percent of voters said they would vote for Trump. The percentage of Democrats who would choose ...

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REPORT: Trump Most Fears Biden As 2020 Opponent

Axios reports: Advisers to President Trump say Joe Biden is the Democrat he most fears running against, and that Pennsylvania is the state he worries most about flipping against him. Trump’s calculation is based partly on how weak he sees other Democratic possibilities, including Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren, and partly on who’s capable of appealing to his base of ...

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Eric Holder: I’ll Decide On 2020 Bid “Early Next Year”

ABC News reports: Eric Holder is considering a 2020 presidential run. The former attorney general on Monday night told Stephen Colbert, “I’m thinking about it. What I’ve said,” he added, “is that I’d make a determination sometime early next year. My focus, really, now, is on 2018, the midterms and trying to make sure that Democrats take back the Senate, ...

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REPORT: Eric Holder 2020 Bid Appears More Likely

The Hill reports: Eric Holder is poised to make a late-night TV appearance early next week as chatter swirls that he’s eyeing a 2020 White House run. The former attorney general will sit down with Stephen Colbert on CBS’s “The Late Show” on Monday, the network announced Friday. American Urban Radio Networks’ White House correspondent April Ryan had reported Friday ...

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Dwayne Johnson: I Won’t Run For President In 2020

Vanity Fair reports: Despite enormous public support, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will not run for president of the United States in two years. “Unfortunately I don’t see it happening in 2020. It’s a position that requires years of hard work and experience to learn the skills. There’s a lot of ground to cover, and due to my schedule, it’s not ...

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Michael Avenatti Floats 2020 Bid For President

Politico reports: Michael Avenatti, the attorney representing adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, said Wednesday he will run against President Donald Trump if he seeks reelection, but only if he thinks there isn’t another candidate that could beat the president. The tweet came after Avenatti was asked on Twitter when he would announce his 2020 bid. Avenatti represents Daniels, who is suing ...

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Bloomberg Mulls 2020 Presidential Bid As Democrat

CBS New York reports: Maybe the fourth time is the charm. Michael Bloomberg is revving up to run for president in 2020, making him both the oldest and richest person to seek the job. Bloomberg considered running in 2016 as an Independent, but sources tell CBS2’s Political Reporter Marcia Kramer that if he runs in 2020, he would run as ...

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Alec Baldwin: I’d Absolutely Beat Trump In 2020

The Hill reports: Actor Alec Baldwin said he would “absolutely win” a hypothetical 2020 race against President Trump. “If I ran, I would win,” Baldwin said told radio host Howard Stern on Monday. “I would absolutely win.” Baldwin also said his campaign would be “the funniest, most exciting, most crazy campaign.” Baldwin, who won an Emmy for his “Saturday Night ...

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Obama Meets With Prospective 2020 Dem Presidential Candidates: Biden, Sanders, Warren, Patrick, Others

Well, this is fascinating: Barack Obama has in recent months met with at least nine prospective 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, including Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Deval Patrick, pulling them in for one-on-one sessions at his Washington office. All the meetings were arranged quietly, without even some close advisers to the people involved being told of the conversations, ...

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Mitt Romney: Trump Will “Easily” Win Reelection

The Associated Press reports: He once called Donald Trump “a con man,” but Mitt Romney now predicts that Trump would “easily” win his party’s presidential nomination in 2020 and “solidly” win a second term. Romney, the GOP’s failed 2012 presidential nominee from Massachusetts, now a Republican Senate candidate in Utah, made the prediction Thursday as he welcomed dozens of high-profile ...

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Starbucks Chair To Step Down, May Run For President

The Washington Post reports: Howard Schultz, who built the coffee chain into a global giant, is leaving the company, where he previously served as chief executive. He has been an outspoken leader on civic issues, and this move has reignited speculation that he might plan a run for political office. Starbucks recently has been embroiled in controversy over the arrest ...

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Flake Won’t Rule Out 2020 Run Against Trump [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: The senator has been one of the president’s most vocal GOP critics in Congress. He announced last fall he would not seek another term, citing, in part, the challenges that come with winning a GOP primary while speaking out against the president. He acknowledged Sunday that part of the reluctance of his fellow Republicans to also speak ...

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Joe Biden Slams GOP’s “Fake Nationalism” [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: In a forceful rebuke to President Donald Trump and other Washington Republicans, former Vice President Joe Biden told fellow Democrats in New York on Thursday that the GOP has abandoned traditional American values in the name of “phony populism” and “fake nationalism.” Speaking at the party’s New York state convention on Long Island, Biden urged his ...

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2020 Poll: Trump Trails Generic Dem By Eight Points

Politico reports: The 2020 presidential election is still two and a half years away, but President Donald Trump’s path to a second term is littered with roadblocks, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. Just 36 percent of voters say they would vote for Trump over a generic Democratic candidate in 2020, compared with 44 percent who would pick the ...

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Bernie’s 2016 Campaign Manager: He Might Run Again

Mediaite reports: Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders‘ former campaign manager Jeff Weaver said Tuesday that the 76-year-old Vermont Democratic Socialist may run again for president in 2020. If a potential Sanders bid for the White House is successful, it would make him the oldest president ever to assume office in his first term. Sanders will be 79 years old ...

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Cities Reject Opportunity To Host 2020 GOP Convention

Well, isn’t this a darn shame: Cities across the country are turning down the opportunity to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, where President Trump is expected to be nominated for a second term. The cities that have rejected hosting duties insist Trump and today’s divisive politics are not factors in their decisions. They instead cite high security costs and ...

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