John Delaney draws 11 people to 2020 event – does he truly think he can win? | US news

John Delaney draws 11 people to 2020 event – does he truly think he can win? | US news

John Delaney has poured a staggering $24m of his own money into running for president. He has been campaigning for the White House for more than two years, and in that time has held more than 200 events in Iowa. On one recent Thursday morning, these efforts translated into a grand total of 11 people […]

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Donald Trump said Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the

Trump calls AOC and her ‘Squad’ the new face of the Democrat party in Twitter attack

Donald Trump claims that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the ‘new face of the Democratic party‘, along with fellow progressive Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar, for their influence in trying to turn the party against Israel.  The president slammed House Democrats on Sunday for wanting to take action against Israel after the nation banned Tlaib and Omar […]

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O’Rourke: El Paso shooting makes clear the ‘real consequence’ of Trump racism | US news

O’Rourke: El Paso shooting makes clear the ‘real consequence’ of Trump racism | US news

The deaths of 22 people in the El Paso shooting earlier this month made clear “the real consequence and cost of Donald Trump”, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said on Sunday. “From the outset of this campaign,” the Texan told NBC’s Meet the Press, “even before this campaign, I talked about how dangerous President Trump’s […]

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'Rigging the game': Stacey Abrams kicks off campaign to fight voter suppression | US news

‘Rigging the game’: Stacey Abrams kicks off campaign to fight voter suppression | US news

Stacey Abrams is a potential Democratic nominee for vice-president in 2020. She is also now the leader of a national campaign against voter suppression and intimidation which she launched on Saturday in Georgia, where last year she lost a controversial race for governor. The former Georgia House minority leader kicked off Fair Fight 2020 at […]

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Buttigieg: opposition to gay marriage will 'wash away' among black Americans | US news

Buttigieg: opposition to gay marriage will ‘wash away’ among black Americans | US news

Opposition to gay marriage among African Americans will “start to wash away”, Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday, when such voters “struggling to get on to right side of history” see he will work in their interests. The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, spoke to CNN’s State of the Union from Georgetown, South Carolina, a crucial […]

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AOC laughs off Trump claim she’s FUMING Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tliab are becoming face of Democrats

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has laughed off President Donald Trump‘s claim she is ‘fuming’ about her colleagues becoming the ‘face of the Democratic Party‘, in a tweet he sent Friday evening. The American leader ramped up animosity following the news on Thursday that Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu would not allow Rashida Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar to […]

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Rashida Tlaib indicates she will not go ahead with Israel visit – live | US news

Rashida Tlaib indicates she will not go ahead with Israel visit – live | US news

2.32pm BST14:32 Tlaib said last night after a town hall in her Michigan district that she thought Israel had made a “huge error” in blocking her entry to the country. TIME (@TIME) “This is a country that has just made a huge error, I believe.” Rep. Rashida Tlaib reacts to Israel’s travel ban on her […]

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John Hickenlooper expected to drop out of Democratic 2020 race – live

John Hickenlooper expected to drop out of Democratic 2020 race – live

Ex-governor reportedly discussed entering Colorado Senate race O’Rourke to return to campaign trail with speech in El Paso Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.04pm BST Trump has weighed in on Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar’s planned trip to Israel, encouraging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to block the progressive […]

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Too gaffe-prone to be president? Biden's blunders prompt fresh scrutiny | US news

Too gaffe-prone to be president? Biden’s blunders prompt fresh scrutiny | US news

Throughout Joe Biden’s decades-long career in politics, he has cultivated a reputation of being gaffe-prone, often stumbling on his words – if not outright saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. That trait is posing fresh challenges for the 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner amid a series of recent blunders on the campaign trail. Some […]

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Stacey Abrams is fighting voter suppression – but how widespread is it? | US news

Stacey Abrams is fighting voter suppression – but how widespread is it? | US news

The former lawmaker Stacey Abrams – who energized Democrats in Georgia with her near-miss run for Senate there – said this week that she would not enter the Democrats’ race to be the party’s 2020 candidate. Instead she will be focussing on a new multi-million initiative aiming to protect voters in battleground states around the […]

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