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Source: Fox News

Larry Hogan stokes renewed speculation of Trump primary challenge, eyes NH visit

Today 06:59 GMT

Gov. Larry Hogan appears to have the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state on his mind, as the Maryland Republican increasingly flirts with a potential primary challenge against President Trump.

Kasich, who finished second to Trump in New Hampshire’s 2016 GOP presidential primary, returned to the Granite State right after November’s midterm elections, sparking further speculation about his 2020 intentions.

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Democratic presidential candidates push Medicare-for-all ahead of 2020

Today 06:59 GMT

As more Democrats enter the 2020 presidential race, many of the candidates are embracing a progressive issue they think will get them votes: universal healthcare.

"We just have to make sure that we don't allow the expenses of it to get greater than the income that's flowing in."

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Dem 2020 hopefuls Harris, Warren say they embrace idea of reparations for black Americans: report

Today 06:04 GMT

Have reportedly said they support reparations for black Americans affected by slavery, reflecting a shift in the importance of race and identity issues within the party.

Republicans have long attempted to paint Democrats who support policies aimed at correcting racial inequalities as anti-white, according to the Times, and polling shows reparations for black Americans remains unpopular.

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Obama and former AG Holder announce new campaign to combat gerrymandering

Friday 21:50 GMT

Holder, who has been rumored to be considering a 2020 presidential run, is currently the chair of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, which is focusing on redistricting in number of key battleground states ahead of 2020 elections, including Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida.

GOP VOTERS WIN GERRYMANDERING LAWSUIT FORCING MARYLAND TO DRAW NEW CONGRESSIONAL MAP FOR 2020. Gerrymandering has become a hot topic in recent years.

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Don't be fooled by Bernie's moneybomb: Sanders 2020 is going nowhere

Friday 17:15 GMT

Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders raised nearly $6 million in just 24 hours after announcing his 2020 bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, dazzling the chattering class.

Early election surveys place Bernie, Biden and Beto at the top of the 2020 field – another gimmick for pundits who mistake name recognition for reliable support. In 2016, Sanders offered Democrats an alternative to Hillary Clinton – to borrow Phyllis Schlafly’s phrase, “A choice, not an echo.”

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Source: Common Domain

Where the 2020 candidates stand on student debt and college affordability

Thursday 11:45 GMT

Sanders hasn’t formally unveiled his 2020 campaign plan on college affordability, but it appears likely he’ll be pushing some version of his earlier proposals on the campaign trail.

Given Warren’s history on theses issues, it wouldn’t be surprising to see a sweeping proposal that includes a major stab at college affordability, student debt relief and aggressive oversight of the student loan and for-profit college industries.

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Source: The Guradian

US briefing: Bernie 2020, Rod Rosenstein and Isis recruit begs to return

Wednesday 11:45 GMT

The independent senator from Vermont, who energised the left and came close to claiming the Democratic nomination from Hillary Clinton in 2016, faces a far more crowded field for 2020.

Rod Rosenstein, the embattled US deputy attorney general, who in 2017 appointed Robert Mueller to investigate links between the Trump campaign and Russia, will stand down by mid-March as the new attorney general, William Barr, takes charge of the Justice Department.

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Source: The Guradian

Bernie Sanders raises $4m in 12 hours after announcing 2020 campaign

Thursday 08:59 GMT

Bernie Sanders raised $4m from 150,000 donors in all 50 states in the 12 hours after announcing he had entered the 2020 race for the White House on Tuesday, according to his campaign.

Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont, whose 2016 presidential campaign helped energize the progressive movement and reshaped the Democratic party, released an email early on Tuesday morning saying he would run again in 2020.

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Source: The Week

How Bernie 2020 could lead to a brokered convention

Friday 10:51 GMT

The answer requires a dive into the way three recent changes to primary campaigns are likely to interact with 2020's big field: the rise of small-dollar fundraising, the front-loading of big-state primaries, and the proportional allocation of delegates.

The first contest in 2020 is the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 3. Within a month, thirteen states representing a third of pledged delegates will have voted — including the mega-states of Texas and California.

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‘Moderate’ a dirty word 2020 Dems cringe at being labeled less than liberal

Wednesday 12:41 GMT

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is highlighting her work bridging the political divide as she embarks on a 2020 presidential campaign – just don't call her a "moderate."

Or, in the case of once-moderate-leaning figures like Beto O'Rourke or Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, openly aligning themselves with the party's left flank.

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Alabama Democratic Sen. Doug Jones gets first GOP challenger for 2020

Friday 00:35 GMT

An Alabama congressman on Wednesday became the first prominent Republican to enter the race to challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones, one of the most vulnerable incumbents up for re-election in 2020.

“Somebody who can appeal to the broadest of our Republican coalition in Alabama, who can run a strong race against incumbent Democrat Doug Jones, who now has a record." In 2017, Jones pulled off a major upset in Alabama by defeating the embattled Republican Roy Moore in a special election to fill Sessions’ vacant seat.

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Source: The Guradian

Tulsi Gabbard: is the Iraq war veteran 2020's most divisive candidate?

Thursday 02:24 GMT

At events across New Hampshire this weekend, Gabbard told voters that the US had to end its involvement in costly “regime change wars” and avert a “new cold war.” In her stump speech, Gabbard warned voters of powerful forces that are “invested in our country continuing to stay in a state of perpetual war” while warning an audience at a burrito restaurant in the small city of Laconia about the threat of a nuclear strike.

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Rep. Tim Ryan, weighing 2020 run, warns Democrats perceived as 'hostile to business'

Thursday 20:00 GMT

Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, said Wednesday that his party has to be “very careful” not to appear too anti-business as it tries to win back the White House.

“Tim Ryan is just another out-of-touch 2020 wannabe that will ultimately fail when stacked up against President Trump's record of success,” added RNC Spokesperson Mandi Merritt.

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2020 Democratic candidates publicly blast the rich while privately taking their donations

Thursday 20:55 GMT

As 2020 Democrats settle in for the long haul, there is another race getting little attention – convincing millionaires and fat cat donors to buy into a candidate’s progressive message.

DNC RULE CHANGES REQUIRES 2020 CANDIDATES TO AFFIRM IN WRITING THAT THEY WILL RUN AND SERVE AS DEMOCRATS. Harris continues to try to lock down Hollywood support with a fundraiser next month in Los Angeles at the home of J.J. Abrams and his wife, producer Katie McGrath.

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Source: Reuters

Bernie Sanders faces new challenges in crowded 2020 U.S....

Wednesday 20:56 GMT

In the 2020 race, Sanders, who announced his latest bid on Tuesday, will have to fight to stand out in a crowded field of progressives touting issues he brought into the Democratic Party mainstream four years ago.

He had his moment and 2020 may not be his moment,” said Ron Abramson, a New Hampshire immigration lawyer and a Sanders delegate to the 2016 Democratic nominating convention who now is undecided.


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