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Jun 18 2016
Marco Rubio, Reversing Plans, Is Leaning Toward Running for Senate Again
Senator Marco Rubio of Florida is leaning heavily toward running for re-election to the seat he swore he was giving up after six often frustrating years and a failed presidential run, associates said on Friday, a reversal that would upend one of the most competitive races in the country.New York Times (News)
Jun 18 2016
Donald Trump, Seeing Himself Behind in Polls, Says He Hasn’t ‘Started Yet’
Donald J. Trump rarely, if ever, acknowledges he might be losing at anything. He expressed bewilderment at a poll during the primary race that showed him behind in the Iowa caucuses. He often invokes unscientific polls as examples of his strength, and mentions surveys that have questionable methodology.New York Times (News)
Feb 19 2020
At Democratic debate in Las Vegas, expect a battle between Bloomberg and other candidates
Riding a wave of several hundred million dollars worth of advertising – and despite the onslaught of negative information about his opinions on race, stop-and-frisk, and his past support for Republicans – former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has climbed to second place in some recent national polling of Democratic presidential candidates.
As a result, Bloomberg won a place on stageFox News (Opinion)
Oct 28 2019
Soaring Asian American population threatens GOP grip on Texas
If proof were needed of the changing demographics in Texas, then it was on display amid the bowls of Vietnamese noodles at a recent meeting of a Tarrant County Democratic Party group representing Asian Americans.
“This is the fastest-growing community in Tarrant County,” said Aftab Siddiqui, its co-chair, to whoops from the audience packed into the small Vietnamese restaurant. “And alsoWashington Examiner
May 04 2020
Supreme Court to hear 2 cases about when religious employers can ignore civil rights laws
Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and St. James School v. Biel, are difficult cases, which the Court will hear in a rare teleconferenced oral argument next Monday. They concern whether two Catholic school teachers qualify as “ministers,” and are therefore beyond the reach of workplace civil rights laws.
In Hosanna-Tabor v. EEOC (2012), the Supreme Court held that the FirstVox
Jun 24 2015
5 Things You Should Know About Bobby Jindal
The 44-year old Indian-American governor was once seen as a rising star in the GOP. But even before he enters the race - as he's expected to do Wednesday - his presidential hopes are dimming.NPR (Online News)
Dec 10 2019
Can Any of the Democratic Candidates Save the Party From Itself?
Not to mention beat Trump.
Gail Collins: Bret, how do you feel about billionaires? Not personally — I’m sure some of your best friends are billionaires — but as presidential candidates. Ever since Michael Bloomberg started running, there’s been a lot of complaining about rich guys trying to buy the race. Does that worry you, or do you find people like Bloomberg and Tom Steyer to be, umNew York Times (Opinion)
Mar 08 2016
Trump Hits a Wall Within the GOP; His Critics Back a Convention Fight
Donald Trump’s facing a wall within his party, with Republicans who don’t currently support him far more apt to prefer Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio in a two-way race -- or even to favor a contested convention to block Trump’s nomination.ABC News (Online)
Nov 01 2012
Both campaigns say they like their positions in polls
Why wait until Election Day? A majority of Americans think President Barack Obama will win re-election, according to a Gallup poll on Wednesday. By a 54%-34% margin, the public thinks Obama will defeat Republican nominee Mitt Romney on November 6. But the actual race for the White House appears to be a much, much closer contest. National surveys of those likely to vote in the presidentialCNN (Online News)
Jan 15 2020
Sanders, within striking distance of an Iowa victory, runs into the politics of gender at debate
Sen. Bernie Sanders, sidelined briefly by a heart attack and consistently underestimated by his rivals, has clawed his way into a position that comes as a surprise to many — within striking distance of winning the Democratic caucuses in Iowa and grabbing crucial early momentum in the 2020 nominating contest.
But his position is fragile enough that as the state’s Feb. 3 caucuses growLos Angeles Times