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  • Decision 2020 Apr 18

    Trump Team Targets Democratic Advantage With People of Color

    As the election shifts into a new phase, President Donald Trump’s campaign is in the early stages of a broad effort to chip away at the Democratic Party’s advantage with African American and Latino voters

  • MAYOR Dec 3, 2019

    Bloomberg to Skip Early Contests, Focus on Super Tuesday States, Like Texas

    Former New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has an unconventional strategy: he is skipping the early caucuses and primaries to focus on Super Tuesday states, like Texas.

  • VMS Dec 3, 2019

    Bloomberg to Skip Early Contests, Focus on Super Tuesday States, Like Texas

    Former New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has an unconventional strategy: he is skipping the early caucuses and primaries to focus on Super Tuesday states, like Texas.

  • Donald Trump Dec 3, 2019

    2020 Watch: Why Biden Is Blitzing Iowa and More Questions

    With just two months before primary voting begins, top Democrats are confronting their principal political liabilities with a new sense of urgency. It’s unclear how many voters will be paying attention, however, as the 2019 holiday season is here and impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump accelerate. As Democrats fight amongst themselves in key primary states, Trump is focused on...

  • Facebook Nov 29, 2019

    Surge in New Voters Sparks Talk of UK Election ‘Youthquake'

    In a British election dominated by Brexit, young voters who had no say in the country’s decision to leave the European Union could hold the key to victory. That is, if they can be bothered to vote. It has long been a truth in British politics that young people vote in lower numbers than older ones. In the last election...

  • Facebook Nov 26, 2019

    How to Carve a Turkey, Just in Time for the Holidays

    Chef Fitz Tallon from Eataly NYC shows you how to carve a turkey.

  • texas Nov 26, 2019

    Texas Republican Party's 2020 Election Strategy Document Lands in Democrats' Hands

    In a bizarre political blunder, a document laying out the Republican Party of Texas’s election strategy for the 2020 elections has ended up in the hands of Texas Democrats. Attacking Democratic candidates through websites and mitigating “the polarizing nature” of President Donald Trump are part of the plan.

  • Georgia Nov 21, 2019

    Key Moments From the Democratic Debate

    Watch the ten most memorable moments from the fifth Democratic presidential debate held Wednesday night in Atlanta.

  • Georgia Nov 21, 2019

    Democrats Spar at Debate Over Health Care, How to Beat Trump

    Democratic presidential candidates clashed Wednesday in a debate over the future of health care in America, racial inequality and their ability to build a winning coalition to take on President Donald Trump next year. The faceoff came after hours of testimony in the impeachment inquiry of Trump and at a critical juncture in the Democratic race to run against him...

  • Donald Trump Nov 21, 2019

    Google Changes Rules on How Political Ads Target Audiences

    Google is making it harder for political advertisers to target specific types of people. The company said that as of January, advertisers will only be able to target U.S. political ads based on broad categories such as gender, age and postal code. Currently, ads can be tailored for more specific groups — for instance, using information gleaned from public voter...

  • PRESIDENT Nov 17, 2019

    Warren Pushes Back on Critics of Her Health Care Plan

    Elizabeth Warren pushed back against critics of her newly released plan to phase in implementation of a single-payer health care system, insisting Saturday that she is “fully committed” to “Medicare for All” and that she plans to first build on existing health care programs because “people need help right now.” “My commitment to Medicare for All is all the way,”...

  • Donald Trump Nov 16, 2019

    Lone Star Politics | November 17, 2019

    This week on Lone Star Politics, Democratic Presidential candidate, Secretary Julian Castro says don’t count him out despite him not meeting the qualifications for the November debate. Plus, Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley tells us what voters can expect at the polls in 2020 and the results of a new Texas voter poll on the Presidential Race.

  • Associated Press Nov 15, 2019

    Warren Says She Won't Immediately Push for Medicare for All

    Elizabeth Warren announced Friday that she won’t immediately push to give every American government-funded health care and instead will work to oversee passage of a sweeping “Medicare for All” program by the end of her third year if elected president — a significant step away from a plan she’s long championed.

  • Donald Trump Nov 10, 2019

    Still Unknown? Many Yet to Form Opinions on Warren

    Warren has risen in the polls for months, among the front-runners now in the 2020 Democratic primary and finding herself portrayed by comedian Kate McKinnon on “Saturday Night Live.” For many people, however, Warren is still a relative unknown, even among those who have begun paying closer attention with voting beginning in under three months.

  • Donald Trump Nov 8, 2019

    Joe Biden, Behind in Money Race, Has Returned Nearly $1 Million to Donors, Far Outpacing Rivals

    Former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign has returned nearly $1 million in campaign donations since launching his campaign in April, far exceeding what his rivals in the Democratic primary race have returned to donors.

  • Donald Trump Nov 6, 2019

    Democrat Beshear Is Apparent Winner in Kentucky Governor Race

    Democrats took full control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades on Tuesday while Democrat Andrew Beshear pulled off an apparent upset in the race for governor in deeply Republican Kentucky despite a last-minute boost from President Donald Trump. Beshear — the state’s attorney general and the son of Kentucky’s last Democratic governor, Steve...

  • Donald Trump Nov 3, 2019

    Poll: Interest in Campaign Is Growing, as Is Anxiety

    A year out from the 2020 general election, there already is significant interest in the presidential campaign. But a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research also finds a growing share of Americans feeling anxious and frustrated compared with early in the summer. Republicans and Democrats are about equally likely to say they have been paying close...

  • Donald Trump Oct 26, 2019

    Biden Undeterred by Rival Elizabeth Warren's Ascendancy: AP Interview

    Joe Biden said Saturday he is undeterred by the ascendancy of Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren, noting that some of his supporters are already treating the primary campaign as a general election contest between him and President Donald Trump. “She doesn’t affect my strategy, period,” the former vice president said in an interview with The Associated Press before a town hall...

  • Daniel Macht Oct 24, 2019

    UK's Johnson Seeks Dec. 12 Election to Break Brexit Impasse

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has finally abandoned his promise of an October Brexit and pinned his hopes on a December election. Two days after lawmakers stymied Johnson’s latest attempt to pass his European Union divorce deal, he said Thursday that the only way to break Britain’s Brexit impasse was a general election. Johnson said he would ask lawmakers to...

  • Germany Oct 23, 2019

    Spanish Village Gears Up for Dictator Franco's Remains

    For visitors wondering why a tranquil cemetery outside Madrid suddenly needs around-the-clock police security, the answer is simple: an empty burial space awaits the remains of Gen. Francisco Franco, who is being reunited with his wife 44 years after he died. Weather permitting, the Spanish dictator’s preserved body will be flown Thursday by helicopter to the Franco family’s private chapel...

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