2020 Elections

New Warren Ad: Trump Fears Me The Most [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: The presidential campaign of Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released a new ad today, which aims to bill the senator from Massachusetts as the Democratic candidate President Donald Trump “fears” the most to take on in November. The new ad comes a week after Democratic presidential front runner Joe Biden released a campaign ad that boasted the question to …

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Warren Vows DOJ Task Force On Trump’s Corruption

Axios reports: 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren pledged Tuesday to start an independent Justice Department task force if elected to investigate possible corruption by members of the Trump administration “to restore public confidence in government and deter future wrongdoing.” While presidents historically have avoided large-scale investigations of their predecessors, Warren’s message tracks with her anti-corruption stance — as she …

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#ILikeBernie Hashtag Trends After Hillary Clinton’s Diss

Newsweek reports: Supporters of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders took to Twitter to post their love and support for the independent senator from Vermont after former presidential opponent Hillary Clinton trashed him in a new documentary. “Nobody likes him,” Clinton said in the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Less than impressed by Clinton’s criticism, many of Sanders’ supporters quickly made …

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Tucker Carlson Warns GOP: Bernie Could Beat Trump

“Among lower-income Republicans, 47 percent said economic conditions were hurting them. Just 30 percent said they were helping. Now, keep in mind, these aren’t sociology professors from the Oberlin faculty lounge. This is the president’s core, it’s his base. For a lot of middle class people, wages aren’t keeping pace with expenses. Child care, housing, education, health care — they’re …

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Hillary In Hulu Documentary: Nobody Likes Bernie

From an interview with the Hollywood Reporter: In the doc, you’re brutally honest on Sanders: “He was in Congress for years. He had one senator support him. Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician. It’s all just baloney and I feel so bad that people got sucked into it.” …

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Sanders Apologizes For Surrogate’s Anti-Biden Op-Ed:
It Is Absolutely Not My View That Joe Is At All Corrupt

CBS News reports: Senator Bernie Sanders apologized to former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday for an op-ed written by one of his campaign surrogates that claimed Biden has a “big corruption problem.” “It is absolutely not my view that Joe is corrupt in any way. And I’m sorry that that op-ed appeared,” Sanders told CBS News. The op-ed, published …

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Bloomberg’s Big Spending Hikes Ad Rates For Others

Politico reports: Michael Bloomberg’s big-spending, shock-and-awe TV ad campaign has made politicking more expensive for everyone from his 2020 rivals to Senate, House and state legislative candidates around the country. Eight weeks into his presidential campaign, Bloomberg has already spent more money on advertising — $248 million — than most candidates could spend in years. That amount has squeezed TV …

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Joe Biden +6 Over Elizabeth Warren In New Iowa Poll

The Hill reports: Joe Biden is the top choice among 24 percent of surveyed Iowans in the Focus on Rural America poll released Monday. Biden’s support fell just 1 point since a September. The ranking of the top candidates remained the same since September, but Buttigieg and Sanders saw increases in support while Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) had a decrease, …

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NYT Endorses Amy Klobuchar And Elizabeth Warren

From the New York Times editorial board: The New York Times editorial board endorsed the two leading female candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination on Sunday, throwing its support behind Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. The board’s decision to back not one but two candidates is a significant break with convention, one that …

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Biden: Sanders Should Apologize For “Doctored” Video

NBC News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden demanded an apology Saturday from the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign for circulating what he called a “doctored” video misconstruing his record on Social Security. Biden, a Democratic rival for the nomination, responded to a question from a woman who told him she received a call from a campaign questioning Biden’s position on …

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Joe Biden Again Nixes Legal Weed: “Science Matters”

Marijuana Moment reports: Joe Biden reaffirmed that he’s opposed to legalizing marijuana without further studying its potential health risks. In an interview with The New York Times editorial board that was published on Friday, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate was asked to explain his “more moderate approach” to cannabis policy when nearly all of his primary opponents, as well as …

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Climate Activists Disrupt Pete Buttigieg Event [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Former South Bend Mayor and current Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was disrupted by protesters in New Hampshire, but handled the situation by affably telling the group “I can’t make out your song!” During a campaign event in Concord, New Hampshire Friday, Mayor Pete was interrupted by 37 climate change protesters who sang and held signs claiming that …

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DNC Offers New Pathway To Next Debate Stage

ABC News reports: The Democratic National Committee announced the qualifying rules for the Democratic debate on Feb. 7, the first matchup after voting begins, which will be hosted by ABC News, ABC’s New Hampshire affiliate WMUR-TV and Apple News. The slightly modified criteria for the debate, which is sandwiched evenly between the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 3 and the New …

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SCOTUS To Hear Two Cases On Electoral College

CNBC News reports: The Supreme Court will decide whether Electoral College voters have a constitutional right to cast ballots for candidates who didn’t win their state’s popular vote, the justices announced in an order on Friday. The justices said they will hear two cases brought by Electoral College voters in Washington state and Colorado who refused to vote for Hillary …

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Bloomberg Plan: All New Cars Electric By Year 2035

From Bloomberg’s just-out transportation plan: Mike will electrify all new cars by 2035 and make sure electric vehicles are affordable and convenient for families of all income levels. ​Mike will reinstate the federal gas mileage and pollution standards for passenger cars and trucks, and put in place an aggressive schedule to put the U.S. on pace to make 100% of …

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Sanders +5 Over Buttigieg In New Hampshire Poll

Just in from Emerson Polling: A new 7 News/Emerson College Poll of New Hampshire Democratic primary voters finds Sen. Bernie Sanders maintaining his lead with 23% of the vote, followed by former Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 18%, former V.P. Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 14% each and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar at 10%. Entrepreneur Andrew Yang is at …

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Hillary: Vote For The Person Most Likely To Win [VIDEO]

“I think the most important message is we are in a real struggle with a form of politics that is incredibly negative, exclusive, mean-spirited, and its going to be up to every voter, not only people who vote in Democratic primaries to recognize that this is no ordinary time. “This is an election that will have such profound impact so …

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Biden: Revoke Liability Shield For Online Platforms

Axios reports: A 1996 law that protects online platforms from liability for material their users post should be “revoked, immediately for Zuckerberg and other platforms,” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said in a New York Times editorial board interview. Why it matters: Inside the industry, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is seen as a cornerstone of the internet’s …

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Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney Opts Out Of Senate Bid

The Washington Examiner reports: Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming has decided against running for Senate in 2020. The No. 3 ranking House Republican had considered her options for several months after Sen. Mike Enzi announced he would not seek reelection. Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, was a strong interest in foreign policy, leading to assumptions that …

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Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan Endorses Bernie Sanders

The Associated Press reports: Rep. Mark Pocan, who didn’t back anyone in Wisconsin’s Democratic presidential primary in 2016, announced Thursday that this year he is endorsing Bernie Sanders, giving the Vermont senator a boost in the battleground state three months before its primary. Sanders and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren have been battling to win over the liberal wing of the …

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