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    Holyoke, Mass., Mayor Alex Morse (D) said Sunday he will remain in his congressional primary race against Rep. Richard E. Neal (D-Mass.) amid a University of Massachusetts investigation into allegations that Morse had sexual relationships with students while teaching at University of Massachusetts-Amherst.  Morse denied ever using his position of power as mayor or as...
    New York (CNN Business)A group of Democratic women leaders is calling out sexist coverage of female Democratic vice presidential contenders — and they're asking that newsrooms to do better. In an open letter to top newspaper and network executives, the group said newsrooms should not merely pay attention to problematic stereotypes of women being considered...
    A stand-up comedy routine from Robin Williams from over a decade ago is as accurate as ever. The late comedian's biting jokes about the presumptive Democratic nominee resurfaced following another week of Biden making gaffes. In Williams' 2009 HBO comedy special "Weapons of Self Destruction," the comedic legend pokes fun of the mental...
    It’s another Sunday, so for those who tune in, welcome to a diary discussing the Nuts & Bolts of a Democratic campaign. If you’ve missed out, you can catch up any time: Just visit our group or follow the Nuts & Bolts Guide. Every week I try to tackle issues I’ve been asked about. With the help of...
    Maxim model and former Trump campaign staffer Elizabeth Pipko joined the Daily Caller’s Stephanie Hamill to talk about her new book titled “Finding My Place: Making My Parents’ American Dream Come True.” In it she describes what it was like coming out as a Trump supporter in 2016 while working in the modeling industry. “Not...
    Religious voters may disagree with President Trump's rhetoric and tone, but Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden "is not an option" for them in the 2020 election Fox News contributor Mike Huckabee said Sunday. "The Democratic Party has been slowly moving further and further to the left on issues that matter to many believers such as Israel, abortion, traditional marriage," Huckabee told "Fox &...
    Sen. Tom Cotton poked fun at the New York Times after the paper issued a correction for a column concerning female candidates running on the Democratic ticket for the White House. The New York Times published a commentary piece Saturday from Maureen Dowd that claimed it has been 36 years since a woman was...
    On Sunday, CNN’s Brian Stelter used his show Reliable Sources to take aim at right-wing media personalities who have been raising questions about Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s health, Breitbart reported. Although various left-wing commentators — such as Cenk Uygur — have also expressed concern over the former vice president’s cognitive health, the CNN commentator...
    Andrew O'Hehir August 9, 2020 6:39PM (UTC) This entire extraordinary year has offered an extended lesson in the age-old truth that apparently contradictory things can both be true — usually because the contradiction is imaginary.  Consider the apparent confusion within the forces of "resistance" arrayed against Donald Trump, reflected in the unanswerable question afflicting...
    Sunday on MSNBC, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said President Donald Trump must be defeated in November because he has “already hurt our country, our institutions, our rule of law.” When asked about presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden choices for a running mate, Clinton said, “I think...
    National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Sunday that Democrats have stuffed a variety of non-coronavirus related material into a “very liberal-left” COVID-19 stimulus package. “I don’t want to get overly political,” Kudlow told ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” “For Heaven’s sake … one-third of the Democratic proposals had absolutely nothing to do...
    “We are ready to meet the White House and the Republicans halfway,” U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said on Sunday, the day after President Trump signed four executive orders to provide Americans financial relief from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic amid stalled negotiations in the Senate. “We were at $3.4 trillion in the bill that Nancy Pelosi and the House...
    On Saturday, The New York Times attempted to correct the mistake made by its op-ed writer Maureen Dowd by writing that if former Vice President Joe Biden selected a woman as his running mate it would be the first Democratic male/female presidential ticket since Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro in 1984, ignoring Hillary Clinton’s presidential...
    Hundreds of demonstrators attended the "Rescue America" rally in Beverly Hills on Saturday afternoon. The pro-Trump march was organized by the #WalkAway Foundation, a campaign that "encourages and supports those on the Left to walk away from the divisive tenets endorsed and mandated by the Democratic Party of today." The group supporting President Donald...
    It's been one of the most reliably Republican redoubts in the nation for more than a century, producing former President Gerald Ford and current Education Secretary Betsy de Vos. But Western Michigan could in November send two Democrats to the House. It will be an uphill battle for Democrats, looking to expand their House...
    HONOLULU (AP) — Kai Kahele was prepared to do the unthinkable: take on an incumbent from his own party for a U.S. House seat. He felt so strongly that Hawaii residents were being hurt by the presidential ambitions of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard that he announced early on he would challenge his fellow Democrat. Then, just...
    Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaDemocratic convention lineup to include Ocasio-Cortez, Clinton, Warren: reports Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates warn girls' education at risk due to pandemic Michelle Obama on depression: 'I'm doing just fine' MORE, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo: Trump team pounces on Biden...
    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday warned his country’s citizens against interfering in foreign elections, calling it “unacceptable” under any circumstance. Zelensky also spoke out about any possibility that Ukraine is involved in attempts to interfere in the 2020 presidential election. The comments came just a day after a top U.S. counterintelligence official said that a...
    HONOLULU (AP) — State Sen. Kai Kahele has won the Democratic nomination to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District in Saturday’s primary election. The seat is currently held by U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat who decided not to run for reelection so she could focus on her presidential campaign, which was ultimately unsuccessful. Kahele faced...
    By AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — State Sen. Kai Kahele has won the Democratic nomination to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District in Saturday's primary election. The seat is currently held by U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat who decided not to run for reelection so she could focus on her presidential campaign, which...
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    Oh, Joe. Let’s clear up just a few things so we can move on. A few weeks after telling Black people that “you ain’t Black” if you’re not supporting him over Donald Trump, the presumptive Democratic nominee this week declared that "Unlike the African-American community, with notable exceptions, the Latino community is an incredibly diverse...
    Hillary Clinton has joked that New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd 'had too much pot brownie' after Dowd wrote that the Democrats had not had a male/female combination for the president and vice president in 36 years. Dowd's article, published on Saturday, mused over Joe Biden's potential running mate. Biden has promised to choose a...
    President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday afternoon on the economic stimulus plan for the coronavirus pandemic, eluding Congress, which has not been able to reach an agreement. In the orders, Trump indicated that payroll taxes will be deferred until the end of 2020, adding that if he wins the November election,...
    MIT’s emeritus professor Noam Chomsky once described the Republican Party as “the most dangerous organization in human history.” Saturday’s issue of The New York Times confirms it, as one story offers a glimpse of how dismal this moment in time is for millions of Americans whose lives are now hanging by a slender thread, thanks to the deliberate action (or in...
    President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday afternoon on the economic stimulus plan for the coronavirus pandemic, eluding Congress, which has not been able to reach an agreement. In the orders, Trump indicated that payroll taxes will be deferred until the end of 2020, adding that if he wins the November election,...
    President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday afternoon on the economic stimulus plan for the coronavirus pandemic, eluding Congress, which has not been able to reach an agreement. In the orders, Trump indicated that payroll taxes will be deferred until the end of 2020, adding that if he wins the November election,...
    HILLARY Clinton has blasted columnist Maureen Dowd for her New York Times piece on women running mates, saying she had 'too much pot brownie'. The longtime columnist incorrectly wrote that Biden and his yet to be announced female running mate would be the first Democratic male/female presidential ticket since Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro in...
    The drug hydroxychloroquine was instantly transformed into a political football the moment President Donald Trump said that the malaria medication "could be a game changer" at a coronavirus press briefing on March 19. Since being hopeful about the drug, Trump's adversaries have been completely against hydroxychloroquine, while his supporters are optimistic that the medicine could...
              Tennessee U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Marquita Bradshaw is an environmental activist and former AFL-CIO organizer, according to information she posted on her campaign website. Bradshaw got 35 percent of the vote against four lesser performing candidates in Thursday’s Democratic primary, according to the Tennessee Secretary of State’s website....
            by Conrad Black  The Democrats became so addicted to their need for President Trump to be permanently under a cloud of criminal suspicion for their media lackeys to endlessly celebrate, that their present discomfort is considerable as the weight of prosecutorial scrutiny shifts to another—that is, to their—foot. Former Acting...
              Live from Music Row Friday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed the original all-star panelist Crom Carmichael to the studio. Near the end of the second...
            by Andrew Kerr  Cori Bush, the Justice Democrats-supported progressive activist that defeated 10-term Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Missouri, is at least a year late in disclosing her finances to the public as required by federal law, public records show. Bush has yet to submit...
              While there were 115 Tennessee General Assembly seats open for Thursday’s primary, most went uncontested.  In fact, there was just a fractional 36 primaries yielding some surprising results. In the Senate, all of the incumbents won their primary bid. In the House, Representatives Micah Van Huss and Matthew...
    Top Democrats in Georgia said one of their candidates for Senate should drop out of the race for using "racist and discriminatory tropes" in a self-published novel from 2018. Georgia Democratic Party Chairwoman Nikema Williams called for Matt Lieberman, the son of former Sen. Joe Lieberman, to drop out of the Democratic primary runoff for...
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poked fun at The New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd for writing a man and woman had not run at the same time on the Democratic presidential ticket in 36 years. "Either @TimKaine and I had a very vivid shared hallucination four years ago or Maureen had too much...
    A political organization founded by a Democratic campaign veteran and an affiliated group has sent 800,000 applications for mail-in ballots to potential voters in numerous states, but many contain numerous flaws, which has caused confusion and angered elections officials, the Washington Examiner reported. The Center for Voter Information, identified by the non-partisan Center for Responsive...
    The progressive re-naming motion is knocking on the door of the Powhatan and Pocahontas Democratic Membership of Queens — and the 120-year-old Queens machine stronghold may simply reply. The membership — lengthy a house base for conventional Democrats like former Rep. and occasion boss Joe Crowley, state Sen. Michael Gianaris and Borough President Melinda...
    The progressive re-naming movement is knocking on the door of the Powhatan and Pocahontas Democratic Club of Queens — and the 120-year-old Queens machine stronghold might just answer. The club — long a home base for traditional Democrats like former Rep. and party boss Joe Crowley, state Sen. Michael Gianaris and Borough President Melinda Katz...
    Former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic convention lineup to include Ocasio-Cortez, Clinton, Warren: reports Trump brushes off view that Russia denigrating Biden: 'Nobody's been tougher on Russia than I have' Kanye West 'not denying' his campaign seeks to damage Biden MORE on Saturday jabbed at New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd over her...
    Matt Lieberman, the son of former vice presidential nominee Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), is facing calls to drop out of the Georgia Democratic Senate race for writing a book in 2018 that contains “racist and discriminatory tropes.” Nikema Williams, chairwoman of Georgia’s Democratic Party, on Friday condemned Lieberman for writing the 2018 self-published novel “Lucius,” which...
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrats are pinning their unusually high hopes for winning a U.S. Senate seat in Kansas for the first time in almost 90 years on a retired doctor and former Republican who vexed conservatives with her support for Medicaid expansion and abortion and LGBTQ rights. State Sen. Barbara Bollier represents a Kansas...
    WASHINGTON - Joe Biden’s controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump but are not inspired by his Democratic rival. When pressed by Errol Barnett of CBS News on whether he’d taken a cognitive test, Biden responded that the question was akin to asking the Black...
    Madison Summers August 8, 2020 1 Comment Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has some advice for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden ahead of his expected announcement on who will be his running mate. During an Essence Live town hall on Friday, the Democratic lawmaker made it clear she believes Biden should choose a Black...
    The Republican Party questioned presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s fitness to lead in a new digital advertisement that quickly went viral on social media. Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tweeted out the video titled, “What Happened to Joe Biden?” and wrote in her tweet, “Joe Biden is incoherent, incompetent, and unfit to...
    Fifty years after the Public Broadcasting Service launched, we’re still seeing our taxpayer subsidies transform into Democratic donations during election years. On Aug. 4, “PBS NewsHour” hatched a love-in with Dr. Jill Biden. Anchor Judy Woodruff hit every Joe Biden campaign talking point with partisan perfection. She began by reminding viewers of the Biden family...
    Hillary Clinton told longtime New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd Saturday to lay off the pot brownies. The jab came after a column from Dowd which stated that Biden and his yet to be announced female running mate would be the first Democratic male/female presidential ticket since Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro in 1984. The...
    The progressive re-naming movement is knocking on the door of the Powhatan and Pocahontas Democratic Club of Queens — and the 120-year-old Queens machine stronghold might just answer. The club — long a home base for traditional Democrats like former Rep. and party boss Joe Crowley, state Sen. Michael Gianaris and Borough President Melinda Katz...
    Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton had a fiery response to New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd after her op-ed was widely panned for suggesting a woman hasn't run with a man on the Democrat ticket in decades. The New York Times raised eyebrows on Saturday morning when Dowd made a questionable claim in her column,...
    (CNN)A Democratic candidate for US House in Massachusetts has apologized after three college groups accused him of using his position of power to pursue romantic or sexual relationships with students. Alex Morse, a four-term mayor of Holyoke at 31 years old, is running against Rep. Richard Neal, the Democratic incumbent and chair of the House...