The billionaire environmental and progressive advocate told Fox News: “I think there were some questions he found really hard to answer as a Democrat. I think it’s hard to answer for stop and frisk. I think it’s hard to answer for support or redlining. I think it’s hard to answer giving a speech at the Republican Convention in support of the reelection of George W. Bush. So he had a lot to answer for.” … [Read more...] about Democracy 2020 Digest: Warren won’t disavow new super PAC, after years decrying them
Pro israel super pac takes aim at rising sanders in iowa cnnpolitics
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The largest super PAC that supports Republican Senate candidates will say in a filing with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) late Thursday it spent millions of dollars to boost a liberal Democratic candidate running for the right to face Sen. Thom TillisThomas (Thom) Roland TillisDemocratic Senate campaign arm raised more than .5 million in January On the Trail: Senate GOP hopefuls tie themselves to Trump Ernst endorses bipartisan Grassley-Wyden bill to lower drug prices MORE (R-N.C.) in November. … [Read more...] about Top GOP super PAC spent money on NC Democrat
"Let's get Gone with the Wind," Trump continued. "Can we get Gone with the Wind back, please? Sunset Boulevard. So many great movies. He then continued to regale his audience by parroted the awards' presenters. "The winner is from South Korea. I thought it was Best Foreign Film, right? Best Foreign Movie? No. Did this ever happen before?" … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Takes Aim At Oscars After ‘Parasite’ Wins Best Picture
Individual AFT locals and state federations have already made endorsements in some cases, with Warren scoring the backing of both the Boston Teachers Union and the Massachusetts chapter of AFT, while the United Teachers Los Angeles, which represents about 35,00 members, has backed Sanders and the Scranton Federation of Teachers, based in Biden’s hometown, has endorsed the former vice president. … [Read more...] about American Federation of Teachers to members: Support Warren, Sanders or Biden in 2020 election
Competing in the state isn't simple; it is home to some of the nation's most expensive media markets, there are roughly 20 million voters, and delegates are awarded both on the statewide level and in each of the 53 congressional districts. A candidate must hit 15% statewide to get a share of 144 delegates. Another 271 awarded by reaching 15% in a congressional district, with heavily Democratic districts offering more delegates. … [Read more...] about Democrats try to blunt strong California showing for Sanders
"It took the moderators to remind the candidates of the big picture as Sanders establishes some separation from the field. Chuck Todd asked a question that I believe will become a frequent topic of conversation among Democrats in the weeks ahead: Do you believe the party should nominate the candidate who arrives at the July convention with the most delegates, even if no one has the 1,991 delegates required for a first-ballot victory? All the contenders effectively said no, except for Sanders—who insisted that "the will of the people should prevail." … [Read more...] about More of Trump’s chaos vs. Sanders’ radical change?