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Trump assesses 2020 Dems; takes swipes at Biden, Sanders; dismisses Harris, O'Rourke; says he's rooting for Buttigieg

Today 06:05 GMT

President Trump in a phone interview on “Hannity” Thursday talked about a handful of Democratic contenders for the 2020 presidential election, disparaging some of them including former Vice President Joe Biden.

When asked about frontrunner Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Trump criticized his record, said Sanders had "misguided energy" and asserting that Sanders "talks a lot" but hasn't accomplished anything. The president didn't seem to think too much of the rest of the field, referring to former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas as "a fluke" and mentioning the lack of attention the former media darling has received recently.

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Source: The Guradian

Joe Biden announces 2020 presidential campaign

Today 06:05 GMT

Former vice-president Joe Biden has announced he will seek the presidency, becoming the most prominent name to enter the crowded field of Democratic candidates competing to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 election.

Biden later walked back his comments, stating of Trump: “I don’t want to get down in the mosh pit with this guy.”

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Source: Reuters

Former VP Biden's 2020 bid reshapes White House race

Today 06:05 GMT

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden entered the 2020 Democratic presidential field on Thursday as an instant front-runner, drawing momentum away from other leading candidates and putting new pressure on underperformers to find ways to stay relevant.

Biden, 76, a longtime U.S. senator who served two terms as then-President Barack Obama’s No. 2, announced his bid in a video describing the high stakes of the race to take on Republican President Donald Trump in next year’s election.

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Leslie Marshall: Biden's in for 2020 -- Here's why he'll make Trump a one-term president

Today 06:04 GMT

Former Vice President Joe Biden finally announced Thursday, via video, that he is running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020 – and that’s a good thing.

Most importantly of all, I believe he can fulfill the Democrats’ number one goal: to make Donald J. Trump a one-term president.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar gets first 2020 endorsement from top-moneyed progressive advocacy group

Today 06:05 GMT

A top-moneyed progressive advocacy group has awarded its first endorsement of the 2020 election cycle to embattled U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, who’s facing allegations of anti-Semitism and other controversies.

FAR-LEFT MOVEON.ORG ASKS 2020 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES TO SKIP PRO-ISRAEL AIPAC CONFERENCE. “Despite racist and anti-Muslim attacks to silence the first Black, Muslim congresswoman in the United States — and blatant attempts to incite violence against her and Muslim communities — Rep. Omar has continued to speak out for bold, progressive policies in order to fight for a society where all of us, not just the rich and powerful, can thrive,” the group’s statement reads.

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Tucker Carlson: For Dems, whining is power in the 2020 race. Just ask Pete Buttigieg

Today 06:05 GMT

Pete Buttigieg, by contrast, is an Episcopalian, so he expresses his Christian faith by defending late-term abortion and relentlessly attacking people who have been kind to him.

Mike Pence looked dangerous as he said the following: "I hold Mayor Buttigieg in the highest personal regard, and we have a great working relationship.

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Source: Global News

Joe Biden officially announces 2020 U.S. presidential run

Today 06:05 GMT

Former U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, betting that his working-class appeal and ties to Barack Obama’s presidency will help him overcome questions about his place in today’s increasingly liberal Democratic Party.

The Republican video notably does not argue a Biden candidacy would lead to socialism, as Trump and his backers have said would happen with many in the large 2020 Democratic presidential field.

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'The View' hosts gush over Joe Biden's 2020 announcement: 'I had tears in my eyes'

Today 06:04 GMT

"The View" co-hosts praised former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 announcement on Thursday, telling the audience about the emotional and physical reactions they experienced while watching his video. "Watching this, it gave me chills throughout my entire body," co-host Abby Huntsman said.

JOY BEHAR TELLS KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND SHE DOES NOT BELIEVE DEMOCRATS ARE ON EVEN GROUND BECAUSE THEY WON'T 'PLAY DIRTY'. JOE BIDEN ENDORSED BY MICHAEL AVENATTI AFTER LAUNCHING 2020 BID: 'HE HAS MY ENTHUSIASTIC SUPPORT'. "It's no secret of my love and friendship with Joe - and I can't wait to talk to him tomorrow," she tweeted alongside three American flag emojis.

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Biden launch sets up 2020 nomination fight with fellow front-runner Sanders

Today 06:05 GMT

Soon after Joe Biden officially launched his much anticipated and long awaited 2020 presidential campaign, a leading progressive group slammed the former vice president.

At least in the early going – sets up a battle between himself and Sanders, who thanks to his fierce fight with eventual nominee Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic nomination, enjoys name ID on the level of the former vice president.

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Cory Booker says his 2020 running mate will be a woman

Thursday 21:51 GMT

KAMALA HARRIS AND CORY BOOKER MISSED MOST VOTES OF ALL DEM SENATORS RUNNING IN 2020. “I am very confident that this election, we will make history, because no matter what, I'm looking you in the eye and saying this, there will be a woman on the ticket. I don't know if it's in the vice president's position or the president's position,” Booker said last month at a campaign event in New Hampshire.

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., announced Wednesday that voters can expect to see a female on the ticket if he wins his party’s nomination.

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Source: Reuters

Minorities, older adults boost Biden atop 2020 Democratic field:...

Thursday 17:16 GMT

Former Vice President Joe Biden, expected to declare his run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, leads all other candidates in the race and draws his strongest levels of support from minorities and older adults, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll.

The April 17-23 poll released on Wednesday focused on the vote preferences of 2,237 Democrats and independents: the two groups that may select the Democratic nominee in most of the statewide contests ahead of the 2020 general election.

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Warren, Amazon spar in Twitter war, as 2020 Dem accuses tech giant of 'deliberately misconstruing' facts

Thursday 00:34 GMT

Warren kicked off the spat on Monday by reiterating her argument that Amazon abuses its control over the Amazon Marketplace, which hosts third-party sellers, to improve its own retail operations and unfairly disadvantage the third-party sellers.

Warren asserted that similar antitrust principles were "applied to railroad companies more than a hundred years ago," and that "we need to now look at those tech platforms the same way."

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New York Times says white maleness may be a 2020 albatross

Wednesday 06:04 GMT

How do we get to this headline on a New York Times news story: "Should a White Man Be the Face of the Democratic Party in 2020?". 'Tis true that 44 of our 45 presidents have been in the white male category.

Black or white, male or female — will connect with enough voters and mount a compelling enough campaign to become the standard-bearer.

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Texas' John Cornyn to face Air Force vet MJ Hegar in 2020 Senate race

Wednesday 15:25 GMT

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, will face a re-election battle next year against Democrat Mary Jennings “MJ” Hegar, after the former Air Force helicopter pilot Tuesday declared her intent to run for one of Texas’ Senate seats. “Washington still has a lot of listening to do, and I’m gonna make sure they hear us,” Hegar said in a video announcing her campaign.

With the memory of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz’s tough re-election campaign against former congressman – and current 2020 Democratic presidential candidate – Beto O’Rourke still fresh in the minds of many Texans, voters in the Longhorn state are readying themselves for another senatorial race pitting a longtime GOP stalwart against an up-and-coming Democrat.

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Bronx Republican preparing 2020 run against 'Bolshevik' Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Wednesday 20:56 GMT

She’s a medical journalist and former publicist with no political background, but Bronx native Ruth Papazian, 61, sees it as her duty – however much a long shot – to swipe the seat of 29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the 2020 congressional elections.

A spokesperson for Ocasio-Cortez did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but her representatives have previously stated that they “welcome” competition and Democratic values.


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