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‘He’s Apologized For Being Born’: Bloomberg Takes On Beto’s Unusual Campaign Approach

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg poked fun at Democrats running for office Thursday night while explaining his reason for not jumping into a crowded presidential race. One of the prerequisites for running in 2020 is the need to go on an apology tour, Bloomberg said during a Bermuda Executive Forum in New York. The billionaire businessman gave former ...

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Obama Is Headed To Washington With His Eyes On Freshman House Democrats

Freshman Democrats in the House of Representatives are scheduled to meet former President Barack Obama on Monday during an introduction event hosted by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Pelosi is gathering her caucus’s new members to “celebrate the freshman class of the 116th Congress” and meet the party’s former leader, according to an invitation obtained by Politico. The reception ...

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Democratic Socialists Of America Split On Bernie Sanders Endorsement After He Refrains From Supporting Reparations

Members of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) are urging the organization’s national political committee to withhold its endorsement of Bernie Sanders for president after he stated that he was not in favor of slavery reparations. The DSA’s AfroSocialist and Socialists of Color Caucus wrote an open letter to the political committee criticizing Sanders’ failure to address “the unique experiences of ...

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Bernie Sanders Promises To Offset CO2 From His Private Jet Flights

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Self-proclaimed Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders pledged to offset carbon emissions from his 2020 presidential campaign travel by donating contributions to renewable energy projects, The Huffington Post reports. “Bernie Sanders is a champion in the fight for climate justice and, like him, we know we need to address our emissions through action, not just rhetoric,” Sanders’s campaign manager Faiz Shakir told ...

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Key Clinton 2016 Staff Going To Archenemy Bernie Sanders

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A staffer from Hillary Clinton’s failed 2016 presidential campaign who specialized in opposition research on her primary opponent Bernie Sanders is joining the Vermont senator’s 2020 campaign. Tyson Brody, former deputy research director for Clinton’s 2016 campaign, will direct Sanders’s research operation, the senator’s campaign manager Faiz Shakir confirmed to Intelligencer Wednesday. “This campaign will comport itself according to the ...

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Biden May Choose Stacey Abrams As His 2020 Running Mate So People Don’t Think He’s ‘Another Old White Guy’

Former Vice President Joe Biden is considering launching a 2020 presidential announcement with failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams as his running mate, according to a report published Thursday. Biden’s top advisors have been in discussions to add Abrams to the top of the ticket in an attempt to show Americans that the former vice president “isn’t just another old ...

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Gillibrand: Social Security, Pathway To Citizenship Should Be Rights

Democratic New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a 2020 hopeful, said social security and a pathway to citizenship should be rights for immigrants “in the country now” Tuesday at a campaign event in Iowa. “I have a lot of ideas,” Gillibrand said. “First, we need comprehensive immigration reform. If you are in this country now, you must have the right to ...

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The Numbers Are In And Bernie’s Prediction About Beto’s Fundraising Haul Was Spot On

Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke announced that his record-smashing $6.1 million first-day haul came from just 128,000 unique contributors giving an average of $47 each. O’Rourke, who announced his bid for president March 14, revealed the numbers in remarks to reporters after a campaign stop in New Hampshire, according to Politico. They are significant when compared to the Bernie ...

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Kasie Hunt Says Trump Has No Shot At Re-Election Because He’ll Never Be Able To Turn Key Voting Group

MSNBC host Kasie Hunt said President Donald Trump has no chance of winning re-election in 2020 because of his ratings among women. Hunt was discussing a Wall Street Journal-NBC News poll on “Morning Joe” Wednesday and said women are energized to vote against the Trump administration. The poll showed Trump with a 38 percent approval rating among women. “The president ...

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Beto Thinks He Can Still Pull It Off In Texas

Presidential hopeful and former Democratic Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke stated Tuesday he is confident he can win the state of Texas in the general election. “Yes, I think we can win Texas,” O’Rourke told reporters during a campaign event in New Hampshire. “I think we’ve proven we know how to campaign.” O’Rourke, who continuously trailed Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz throughout the ...

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Beto O’Rourke Refuses To Sign ‘No Fossil Fuel Money’ Pledge That He Broke Last Election

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke would not sign a pledge presented to him by environmental activists in New Hampshire to not take contributions from coal, gas and oil companies. Activists with the New Hampshire Youth Movement posted a video on Twitter of O’Rourke declining to sign the group’s “No Fossil Fuel Money” pledge. The pledge asks candidates to reject donations ...

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RNC Raised A Historic Amount Of Money In January

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The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a historic amount of money in February, as Republicans gear up for 2020, The Daily Caller News Foundation learned Wednesday. The RNC raised 14.6 million, a record high for the month of February in a non-election year, according to internal numbers shared with TheDCNF. The number is also the second highest of all time for ...

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Democratic Candidate Andrew Yang Promises Government Crackdown On ‘Misinformation’

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang says the federal government will punish media companies for the spread of misinformation if he wins in 2020. Yang’s proposal would introduce “penalties for persistent and destructive misstatements that undermine public discourse,” according to his campaign website. “We must introduce both a means to investigate and punish those who are seeking to misinform the American ...

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Bernie Sanders Pledges To Ban ‘Fracking’ If Elected President In 2020

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, a 2020 presidential candidate, pledged to ban the drilling technique that’s turned the U.S. into the world’s largest oil and natural gas producer. “Fracking pollutes water, degrades air quality and worsens climate change,” Sanders tweeted Tuesday. “When we are in the White House we are going to ban fracking nationwide and rapidly move to renewable energy.” ...

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