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Tom Steyer Qualifies For October DNC Debates

The New York Times reports: Tom Steyer, the billionaire and former hedge fund investor turned impeachment activist, became the 11th Democratic presidential candidate to qualify for the October debates on Sunday after a new poll showed him with 2 percent support in Nevada. To make the cut, candidates must procure donations from 130,000 people and earn 2 percent support in …

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Steyer Runs “Fraud” Ad During Trump’s Fox Shows

The Hill reports: Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer is airing an ad centered around President Trump’s record as “failed” businessman during “Fox and Friends” and “The Sean Hannity Show” on Fox News, his campaign said. “Unlike other candidates, I can go head to head with Donald Trump on the economy and expose him for what he is — a fraud …

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Activist Tom Steyer Announces 2020 White House Bid

NBC News reports: Billionaire activist Tom Steyer declared his candidacy for the presidency on Tuesday in a video, reversing an earlier announcement several months ago that he intended to sit out the 2020 Democratic primary race. While he is not well known and the candidate field is already overstuffed with two dozen candidates, Steyer’s money could give him an edge, …

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REPORT: Activist Tom Steyer To Enter WH Race After All

Politico reports: Tom Steyer, the billionaire environmental activist who toyed with a 2020 presidential run before deciding against it, has told people he plans to announce that he’s entering the race for the Democratic nomination, according to three people familiar with his plans. Steyer had said in January that he was passing on a 2020 run. Steyer held a private …

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Veterans Call For Trump’s Impeachment In New Video

The Huffington Post reports: As Donald Trump insisted military leaders he ordered to join him at his controversial July Fourth bash were “thrilled” to be there, a group of veterans issued a video Thursday calling for the president’s impeachment. “Not only is [Trump] cruel — I believe he’s also a criminal,” says Marine Corps vet Marie Delus, one of several …

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Steyer To Run Impeachment Ads During Fox & Friends

Reuters reports: Billionaire Tom Steyer will air a new commercial on “Fox & Friends” Friday and Monday advocating for impeachment. Steyer’s group “Need to Impeach” is putting $700,000 behind the ad and timed the commercial’s airing with the hope that President Trump, a frequent viewer of the Fox News show, will see it. “Right now, Donald Trump is committing crimes …

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Tom Steyer To Democratic Hopefuls: Don’t Even Bother Running For President If You’re Against Impeachment

The Atlantic reports: Tom Steyer is launching an effort to make every Democrat campaigning to run against President Donald Trump first come out in support of impeachment. Volunteers from Steyer’s organization, Need to Impeach, already showed up at several of Elizabeth Warren’s events earlier this month during her first swing through Iowa and tried to pin her down on impeachment. …

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Billionaire Tom Steyer Won’t Run For President In 2020

The New York Times reports: Tom Steyer, the California billionaire who has crusaded for President Trump’s impeachment, said on Wednesday that he would not join the pack of Democrats running for president in 2020 and would instead redouble his efforts to topple Mr. Trump before the election. Mr. Steyer’s decision came as a surprise even to some of his political …

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Tom Steyer Posts Job Openings For 2020 WH Campaign

Buzzfeed News reports: Tom Steyer posted a job listing on LinkedIn last week for several high-ranking positions on his potential 2020 presidential campaign, a spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday afternoon. Steyer, a San Francisco–based billionaire and the Democratic donor behind the national “Need to Impeach” effort aimed at President Donald Trump, published the job openings under an anonymous account. The listing …

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Trump Attacks “Crazed Stumbling Lunatic” Pipe Bomb Target Tom Steyer After Watching “Fake News” CNN

Glorious Leader is watching fake news CNN again: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy posted and later deleted a tweet last week that suggested three Jewish, billionaire Democratic donors were attempting to “buy” the 2018 midterm elections. Twitter users quickly condemned McCarthy’s claim, saying it was insensitive given the fact that it came just one day after authorities intercepted what appeared …

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FLORIDA: Tom Steyer To Spend $5M Backing Gillum

The New York Times reports: Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and Democratic activist, has directed his political operation to spend more than $5 million aiding Andrew Gillum’s campaign for governor of Florida, an enormous investment that will test whether fired-up Democratic voters can flip control of a state long dominated by Republicans. The campaign between Mr. Gillum, who is the …

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Tom Steyer To Spend At Least $110M On Midterms

Politico reports: Tom Steyer has set plans to spend at least $110 million in 2018, making the billionaire investor the largest single source of campaign cash on the left and placing him on a path to create a parallel party infrastructure with polling, analytics and staffing capabilities that stand to shape and define the issues the party runs on in …

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Tom Steyer: Democrats Like Pelosi Are “Normalizing” Trump By Declining To Back His Calls For Impeachment

Politico reports: Tom Steyer says the Democrats telling him to call off his impeachment crusade are like those who told civil rights activists to be patient, and says Nancy Pelosi and others holding back on calling for impeachment are “normalizing” Donald Trump’s presidency. Steyer doesn’t care that Democratic leaders are worried that he could blow their chance at winning the …

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Steyer Mails Impeachment Guides To 5100 Candidates

Via email from billionaire Tom Steyer: We just mailed more than 5,100 impeachment guides to federal and state Democratic, Independent, and third-party candidates running for office in 2018. “Impeachment: A Guide for Candidates” contains a letter to candidates, information about public support for impeachment, an explainer about the meaning and history of impeachment, a list of Donald Trump’s eight impeachable …

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Billionaire Activist Tom Steyer Joins Gun Control Groups In Campaign To Register High School Students To Vote

Politico reports: In response to last week’s deadly shooting in Florida, two prominent gun safety groups are joining with Tom Steyer, the Democratic billionaire activist, in a push ahead of the midterm elections to register high school students to vote around gun issues. Steyer’s NextGen America group is working with Giffords — the group founded by former Arizona Rep. Gabby …

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Billionaire Tom Steyer Rules Out Run For Office, Will Spend At Least $30M On Campaign To Flip The House

The Hill reports: Billionaire Democratic donor and environmentalist Tom Steyer will not run for any political office in 2018, instead outlining plans to sink tens of millions of dollars into an aggressive effort to flip the House majority to the Democrats. “I’m willing to do whatever it takes to help save our country. And I believe the most important task …

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Billionaire Tom Steyer Dodges On Senate Bid [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Democrat mega-donor Tom Steyer on Sunday dodged questions about whether or not he will run for Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-Calif.) seat in the upper chamber. “Well, I haven’t said I’m [considering] running. What I said is I haven’t ruled it out,” Steyer told CNN’s “State of the Union” when asked if he would make a better senator …

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Fox News Yanks Tom Steyer’s Impeachment Ad Due To “Strong Negative Reaction” From Their Viewers

Newsweek reports: Fox News has pulled an ad by San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer calling for President Donald Trump to be impeached, prompting questions about the motivation for Fox’s decision. The ads having been running across the U.S. for two weeks, and Steyer bought a second week of advertising in a prime time Fox News slot on October 27 as …

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VIRAL: 1.1M Sign Tom Steyer’s Impeachment Petition

Axios reports: Billionaire political activist Tom Steyer, who called for President Trump’s impeachment Oct. 20, with an ad that quickly went viral and was even noticed by the president, said he’s collected 1,119,720 signatures on his impeachment petition. Impeachment proceedings are incredibly difficult to carry out, as we’ve written before. But more than a million names in ten days highlights …

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Trump Rants About Tom Steyer’s Impeachment Ad

Politico reports: President Donald Trump blasted Tom Steyer on Friday, calling the Democratic megadonor “wacky” and “totally unhinged.” Steyer, a California billionaire activist, is launching a $10 million national ad campaign calling for the president’s impeachment. The 60-second TV spot began running last week, according to Forbes. The ad played Friday morning on “Fox & Friends,” likely catching the president’s …

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