Category Archives: Campaigns & Elections

Sanders suspends presidential campaign, rendering Biden presumptive Democratic nominee

Bernie Sanders has suspended his Democratic presidential campaign — all but handing the nomination to former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Trump: I Wasn’t Told Russia Was Helping Sanders

Sunday President Trump said that he has never been briefed about Russian efforts to help Bernie Sanders win the Democratic presidential nomination and he accused the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of leaking election security information from a classified briefing.

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Bolton: Testimony Wouldn’t Have Changed Impeachment Outcome

Wednesday Former National Security Adviser John Bolton denounced the House’s impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump as “grossly partisan” and said his testimony would not have changed Trump’s acquittal in the Senate, as he continued to stay quiet on the details of a yet-to-be-released book.

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Buttigieg Rejects ‘Lectures on Family Values’ From Rush

Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg shot back at Rush Limbaugh’s claim America is “still not ready to elect” an openly gay president, rejecting a lecture on “family values” from the conservative radio host.

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3 Church Shooting Survivors Run as Gun-Rights Candidates

Three survivors of church shootings are running as gun-rights advocates in March Republican primaries in Texas, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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Clyburn calls for shutting Dem primary down, canceling debates after Biden surge

They are afraid of the Bern, and Biden is an idiot…..they have no good candidate. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., appeared ready to call off the Democratic primary race Tuesday night and declare former Vice President Joe Biden the victor.

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Biden indicates he’d veto ‘Medicare-for-all’

Former Vice President Joe Biden indicated in an interview that if he is elected president, he would veto a “Medicare-for-all” bill if by some “miracle” one were to reach his desk. Biden stressed he does not object to the idea of universal health care. He even echoed Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., by saying that medical care “should be a right.” Rather, he does not see how the program would be feasible.

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Mike Bloomberg suspends presidential campaign after Super Tuesday flop

Wednesday former  New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg suspended his presidential campaign after spending record amounts from his own fortune on an ad-blitz strategy that failed to yield any wins on Super Tuesday beyond a single victory in the American Samoa caucuses.

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MSNBC’s Chris Matthews challenges Warren 6 times in just over one minute on Bloomberg accusation

MSNBC host Chris Matthews questioned Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., over and over Tuesday night on whether she was sure of her accusation that billionaire presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg had told a woman at his company to “kill it” when he found out that she was pregnant.

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Acting Sec. Wolf: DHS Wasn’t Allowed to Test Iowa Caucus App

The problems with an app that was to be used to tally and report results in Iowa’s caucuses do not appear to have come from a hacking attack or other malicious cyber activity, acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said Tuesday morning, while also confirming a report that the DHS’ cybersecurity unit had offered to vet the app, but was turned down.

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