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Gay Couple Appears In New Biden Campaign Video

CBS News reports: Former President Barack Obama lent his voice to a new Joe Biden campaign video that touts his former vice president as being “resilient, loyal, and a patriot.” The new ad, titled “America: Anything Is Possible,” features footage of the former president delivering a speech during Biden’s Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House back in …

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Joe Biden +24 Over Bernie In New CNN Poll [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden’s announcement of a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination earned him an 11-point polling bounce, leaving him head and shoulders above the rest of the Democratic candidates. A new CNN poll conducted by SSRS after Biden’s announcement on Thursday shows 39% of voters who are Democrats or Democratic-leaning independents saying he is their …

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Warren Trolls Chase Bank For Mocking Its Customers

The Hill reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) trolled Chase Bank after the bank’s attempt at sharing personal finance advice on Twitter was met with backlash. Chase’s original tweet, which has since been deleted, was criticized for appearing to mock people for spending money on things like coffee, food and taxis. In response, Warren sent a tweet mocking Chase in part …

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Biden Takes “Responsibility” For Anita Hill’s Treatment

ABC News reports: “I believed her from the very beginning, but I was chairman. She did not get a fair hearing. She did not get treated well. That’s my responsibility,” Biden told “Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts during an interview on Monday which will fully air on Tuesday. “As the committee chairman, I take responsibility that she did not …

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Gingrich Picks Kamala Harris To Win Dem Nomination

CBS News reports: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich thinks California Sen. Kamala Harris is “most likely” to be nominated to the Democrats pick to challenge President Trump in the 2020 presidential race. Gingrich, speaking to CBSN on Monday, said Harris’ base of California and general likability make her a serious contender for the nomination. “She’s very articulate and I think …

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LIVE VIDEO: Joe Biden Holds First 2020 Campaign Rally

PBS NewsHour reports: By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election’s toughest battleground. Planting a flag in Pennsylvania makes sense for the longtime former senator from Delaware: He was born in Pennsylvania, has numerous ties to it and is using his deep …

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Hugh Hewitt: The 2020 Election Isn’t Going To Be Close

Hugh Hewitt writes for the Washington Post: The 2020 election isn’t going to be close. This will come as news to #Resistance liberals, who are certain Trump will lose, because they dislike him so much. They still haven’t figured out that 40 percent of the country love him and at least another 10 percent are very much committed to considering …

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Mayor Pete To Return Donations From Lobbyists

Axios reports: South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced in an email on Friday that the campaign will no longer accept contributions from federal lobbyists, and plans to return $30,250 to those who have already donated. The decision comes one day after former Vice President Joe Biden announced his presidential candidacy at the home of a Comcast executive, per Politico. Buttigieg …

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Biden Campaign Stuns With $6.3M Haul On First Day

Politico reports: Joe Biden’s campaign announced Friday that he raised $6.3 million on his first day as an announced candidate, placing him atop the crowded Democratic primary in terms of first-day fundraising totals and quelling doubts about his ability to raise enough money to compete. His surprising total — Biden has not been a candidate on his own since 2008 …

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New WaPo Poll: 57% Say They Oppose Impeachment

The Washington Post reports: A majority of Americans say they oppose calls for Congress to launch impeachment proceedings against President Trump in the wake of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether the president sought to interfere with the probe, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. Thirty-seven percent of Americans …

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Biden +6 Over Trump In First Post-Announcement Poll

The Rising reports: Joe Biden leads President Trump by six points, according to the first poll published after the former vice president officially announced his candidacy Thursday. The April 25-26 Hill-HarrisX survey of 1,000 registered voters found that 43 percent said they would choose Biden while 37 percent said they would pick Trump. Fifteen percent of respondents said they were …

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Joe Biden Addresses “Touching” Controversy, Anita Hill, And His Age In Appearance On ABC’s The View [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: In the lead up to his formal entry, Biden faced controversy after several women accused him of making them uncomfortable with what they considered inappropriate touching. He posted a video acknowledging that “social norms are changing” and promising he would be “much more mindful,” calling it his “responsibility.” On Friday, Biden was asked about the allegations. “Here’s …

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Bernie Signs Pledge To Endorse Eventual Dem Nominee

The Daily Beast reports: National progressive outfit Indivisible on Thursday launched a pledge compelling all 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to rally behind the eventual nominee. Bernie Sanders was the first to sign it, the group revealed. “I’ll support the ultimate Democratic nominee, whoever it is—period,” the pledge reads. “No Monday morning quarterbacking. No third-party threats. Immediately after there’s a nominee, …

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Dem Vows To Jail Trump Officials Who Defy Subpoenas: If You’re Called To Testify, We’ll Back That Up [VIDEO]

CNN reports: A Democratic lawmaker on Thursday ratcheted up warnings to the Trump administration amid a growing standoff over subpoenas and oversight requests the White House says it will resist. Rep. Gerry Connolly threatened jail time for White House officials who are declining to comply with congressional committees’ efforts to conduct oversight of President Donald Trump’s administration. It’s the latest …

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Cuomo To Open Vast Donors Network To Joe Biden

NBC News reports: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has raised millions of dollars during his campaigns over the years, has indicated to associates in recent days that he will be opening his vast and powerful fundraising network exclusively to Joe Biden, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter. Biden officially launched his campaign Thursday, after months of …

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Hollywood’s A-List Gays To Host Mayor Pete Fundraiser

From the Hollywood Reporter: The prospect of the first openly gay commander-in-chief is creating an unprecedented coalition of some of Hollywood’s most powerful gay producers, writers, agents and executives who are ready to open their home — and their checkbooks — to support the candidacy of 37-year-old Pete Buttigieg. The event will be held June 19 in Los Angeles at …

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Scarborough To Biden: “Ignore The Blue Check Marks”

Mediaite reports: Joe Scarborough has very plain advice for Joe Biden and other candidates running for president in 2020: “Ignore the blue check marks.” “Blue check marks” is a reference to verified members of Twitter, which is a more up-to-date way to describe what was once called the “media elite.” He added, “If this class of people had influence over …

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Feds Raid Home Of Baltimore Mayor In Book Scandal

Baltimore’s CBS News affiliate reports: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is at Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s house and City Hall Thursday morning. The FBI confirmed that agents from the FBI Baltimore Office and the IRS Criminal Division are executing court authorized search warrants. Agents also arrived at Maryland Center for Adult Training, one of Mayor Pugh’s businesses and the …

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Obama Spox Hails Joe Biden, No Endorsement Yet

Politico reports: Former President Barack Obama offered some warm words for Joe Biden on Thursday after his vice president officially jumped into the 2020 race, but notably did not endorse him. “President Obama has long said that selecting Joe Biden as his running mate in 2008 was one of the best decisions he ever made,” Obama spokeswoman Katie Hill said. …

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Joe Biden Launches Campaign For President [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Ending months of speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden announced Thursday he is launching his third presidential campaign, instantly joining the race as an early frontrunner among more than a dozen major Democratic candidates seeking to deny President Trump a second term. Biden announced his bid in a video released on social media. He is expected to …

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