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Apr 29 2015
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), A blunt self-described socialist who has become a favorite of progressive activists for his denunciations of big banks and the financial elite, will jump into the 2016 presidential campaign on Thursday, according to two people familiar with his plans.
One ally - who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss Sanders's timetable -. Said the 73-year-oldWashington Post
Aug 15 2015
After a poll this week showed the previously unthinkable — the 73-year-old Independent senator from Vermont surging past Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire — there’s a feeling that the Bernie Sanders operation is maturing from a quixotic pursuit for the White House into the real deal. Sanders’ campaign is calling the Franklin Pierce University and the Boston Herald poll, which found SandersPolitico
Aug 15 2015
Ben Carson alleged in an interview with Fox News Wednesday that Planned Parenthood puts most of its clinics in black neighborhoods to "control the population" and that its founder, Margaret Sanger, "was not particularly enamored with black people."
Planned Parenthood has been a target on the campaign trail after a series of sting videos was released alleging the organization illegallyNPR (Online News)
Aug 15 2015
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Friday, giving the front-runner for the Democratic nomination another boost from a major labor union.
IAM, which represents more than 700,000 workers in North America, said Friday that Clinton had garnered unanimous support among union leadership and was the "overwhelmingHuffPost
Jul 20 2023
Recent campaign finance filings offered insight into the strength, resources, and momentum of the candidates in the 2024 race for the White House.
Biden: President Joe Biden raised $19.9 million last quarter. The Biden campaign is spending far less than former President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, reporting only $1.1 million in expenses the past quarter. The NewWashington Examiner Wall Street Journal (News) New York Times (News)
Jul 19 2012
President Obama's campaign continues to hammer presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney over the GOP challenger's refusal to release more of his tax returns. Romney has provided one year's record and promised a second year's worth of returns. But even some of his fellow Republicans now say that's not enough.NPR (Online News)
Jul 21 2016
The past two times the G.O.P. has suffered an election loss—and, going by the week so far, sorry, Republicans, it’s headed for another—one faction has said the party needs to moderate its politics and move to the left, while another faction has said the party needs to offer true conservatism and move to the right. Donald Trump, an accidental radical, thinks both sides are wrong and hasVanity Fair
Oct 22 2014
Real estate mogul and conservative provocateur Donald Trump has a concise, clear message for 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney: You “blew it” in the last election, so don’t even try to run for president again. “No. I don’t think he should run. He had his chance and he blew it,” Trump told Breitbart News during a phone interview on Tuesday. “He had a great chance of winning. He shouldBreitbart News
Jul 15 2012
The suggestion this week from a top Obama campaign official that Mitt Romney may have committed a felony by listing himself as CEO of Bain Capital after leaving the firm was picked apart Sunday, with Republicans decrying the remark as the worst type of divisive politics and Obama's team urging its rivals to "stop whining."CNN (Online News)
May 17 2019
Attorney General William Barr said his review of the origins of the Russia investigation is focused on U.S. intelligence gathering before the Federal Bureau of Investigation opened its formal inquiry in July 2016 and could lead to rule changes for counterintelligence investigations of political campaigns.
“Government power was used to spy on American citizens,” Mr. Barr told The WallWall Street Journal (News)