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  • Kamala Harris was shaped by the crucible of San Francisco politics

    01/22/2019 10:45:11 AM PST · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    LA Times ^ | Januarfy 22, 2019 | Michael Finnegan
    When Kamala Harris looks back on her first campaign, a run for San Francisco district attorney, she remembers a brutal awakening. “San Francisco is hard-knocks politics,” the freshly declared 2020 White House hopeful once said in an interview. “People sling mud. They punch the gut.” San Francisco is indeed a crucible that has forged state and national political leaders in numbers far out of proportion to the city’s relatively small size, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Harris’ fellow U.S. senator, Dianne Feinstein. If she wins, Harris, 54, who announced her candidacy Monday, will be the...
  • Trump campaign pushes forward while shutdown drags on

    01/22/2019 12:07:06 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | January 21, 2019 | Betsy Klein
    One month since the start of the shutdown, the Trump 2020 campaign is chugging ahead with staffing and organization -- and even fundraised off the paralyzed federal government. But the shutdown may yet prove to be a drag on the campaign and help set the tone for the race, depending on how long it endures and how it gets resolved. The campaign's internal efforts have carried on as normal, in contrast to the chaos of a "rudderless" White House, as it was described by one administration official. "The campaign has more autonomy and direction than the White House," said one...
  • Rick Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’ to deliver CPAC speech to conservatives

    01/21/2019 8:23:26 PM PST · by rintintin · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | Jan 16 2019 | Alex Pappas
    Rick Harrison, the star of the History channel show “Pawn Stars” and an outspoken conservative, will deliver a speech to one of the largest annual gatherings of conservatives taking place next month, Fox News has learned. Harrison will appear at the Conservative Political Action Conference, also known as CPAC, which is set to take place Feb. 27 to March 2 at National Harbor outside Washington.
  • To Win in 2020, Trump Must Build the Wall

    01/20/2019 4:55:26 PM PST · by Kaslin · 70 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 20, 2020 | Jeff Crouere
    In his address to the nation, President Trump once again offered an olive branch to the Democrats. In exchange for $5.7 billion in funding for a border wall, he gave his support for a three-year extension of protection for the 700,000 immigrants who arrived in the country as children. This group was protected from deportation by former President Obama in his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. His previous offers to negotiate and compromise have been rejected by Democrats, who are being held captive by their far-left wing, which supports open borders. The President may soon come to the...
  • Jimmy Carter tells Booker: 'I hope you run for president'

    01/20/2019 3:09:12 PM PST · by Libloather · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/20/19 | AVERY ANAPOL
    Former President Jimmy Carter urged Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) to run for president in an Instagram Live video on Sunday. Booker, who is known for his social media savvy, took to the platform to film a road trip through Georgia with civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) ahead of MLK Day. After the two lawmakers attended a church service led by Carter in his hometown of Plains, Booker featured the former president in a video. “I’m very glad to have you here this morning, and I hope you come back,” Carter said. “And I hope you run for president.”
  • Gabbard issues video apology for past views

    01/18/2019 11:14:09 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 44 replies
    AP / Honolulu StarAd ^ | January 18, 2019 | Audrey McAvoy
    Presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Thursday responded to criticism about her past work advocating against gay rights by apologizing in a video. The nearly four-minute-long clip, which was shot in her Washington, D.C., backyard, shows Gabbard standing in the snow saying that her views have changed significantly since she made statements that were hurtful to LGBTQ people. The Democratic congresswoman has apologized for such statements before. But she has come under renewed criticism since she announced during a CNN interview last week that she would run for president.
  • Liberals in Crisis! President Trump GAINS 19 POINTS with Latino Voters Since Shutdown

    01/17/2019 8:16:12 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 26 replies
    The latest poll shows a 19 point swing with Latino voters. President Trump now has a 50% approval rating with Latino voters.
  • School superintendent reviewing display of Trump banner at basketball game

    01/18/2019 1:16:32 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 56 replies
    Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | January 18, 2019 | Paul Walsh
    The boys basketball coach for Minneapolis Roosevelt High School questioned on Wednesday why young fans at his team’s road game in Jordan prominently displayed a flag promoting the re-election of President Donald Trump during Tuesday night’s contest.
  • Trump vows to veto bills expanding abortion rights in video address to March for Life

    01/18/2019 1:05:24 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/18/2019 | Peter Sullivan
    President Trump vowed in a video message to the March for Life on Friday to veto any legislation that “weakens the protection of human life.” “If they send any legislation to my desk that weakens the protection of human life, I will issue a veto and we have the support to uphold those vetoes,” Trump said in the message displayed to a crowd gathered for the annual anti-abortion march in Washington. “Every child is a sacred gift from God,” Trump said in the message. Vice President Pence spoke in person at the march, calling Trump a “champion” for abortion opponents....
  • Women’s March losing steam, supporters amid anti-Semitism concerns

    01/18/2019 8:34:03 AM PST · by ETL · 31 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | January 18, 2019 | Adam Shaw | Fox News
    The Women’s March, which was hailed as an international rebuke of President Trump in 2017 when throngs of activists took the streets the day after his inauguration, is steadily losing supporters amid an anti-Semitism scandal that won't go away. The march will be held in D.C. again on Saturday at the National Mall, but the controversial ties of organizers have caused the campaign to lose steam. Groups ranging from EMILY’s List to The National Council of Jewish Women as well as high-profile Democratic politicians are keeping their distance, even as other prominent organizations stand by the movement -- and newly announced 2020 candidate...
  • UNC-Asheville faces pressure to disinvite pro-Farrakhan Women's March speaker

    01/17/2019 7:02:24 AM PST · by C19fan · 5 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | January 16, 2019 | Matthew Stein
    A Jewish student group at the University of North Carolina-Asheville has denounced the university for inviting Women’s March leader Tamika Mallory, who has defended Nation of Islam founder Louis Farrakhan, as a speaker. Farrakhan has compared Jewish people to “termites” and characterized Adolf Hitler as a “very great man.” Mallory, who is scheduled to speak during UNC-Asheville's Martin Luther King, Jr. Week on Jan. 24, has worked with the Nation of Islam and praised the minister, but noted she does not agree with “everything” he has said regarding Jewish people.
  • Women's March relocates from National Mall to smaller venue amid bad weather, loss of support

    01/17/2019 4:49:00 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 22 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Jan 17, 2019 | Aldridge’s Richardson
    Three days before the 2019 Women’s March, organizers announced they had moved to a smaller venue as the third annual march confronts bad weather, a government shutdown and a dramatic drop of support on the left. The Women’s March said Wednesday it had changed its starting point to Freedom Plaza at the corner of 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue — instead of the National Mall — with plans to march “past the Trump Hotel.” The Women’s March said it had been required to relocate by the National Park Service due to snow and accused the agency of pressuring the group...
  • Defending Women’s March Leaders, Farrakhan Media Outlet Slams Jews and White Women

    01/16/2019 2:39:22 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 16 replies
    CNS ^ | 1/16/19
    – As the Women’s March continues to suffer defections over its leaders’ associations with Louis Farrakhan, the controversial preacher’s Nation of Islam has been hitting back, accusing “Jewish and white women” of trying to undermine the movement ahead of its planned march this weekend. In racially-charged columns, the Nation of Islam organ The Final Call has been slamming prominent critics who have raised concerns about anti-Semitism and called on the Women’s March leaders to resign. In doing so, the writers have accused “white women,” among other things, of supporting the oppression of blacks, and of historical complicity in rapes and...
  • Democratic National Committee drops partnership with Women’s March

    01/15/2019 9:57:11 AM PST · by C19fan · 16 replies
    Jewish News Sndicate ^ | January 15, 2019 | Jackson Richman
    The Democratic National Committee has dropped its partnership in the Women’s March over anti-Semitism concerns, according to a Democratic source. This development comes amid accusations of anti-Semitism within the movement’s leadership, causing many organizations to drop their support of the this year’s march, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 19. There have been calls for firms to back out.
  • Women's March leader Tamika Mallory refuses to condemn Louis Farrakhan as interview backfires

    01/15/2019 1:50:53 PM PST · by detective · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 14, 2019 | Valerie Richardson
    Women’s March national co-chair Tamika D. Mallory’s attempt to tamp down anti-Semitism concerns prior to next weekend’s march may have backfired. Ms. Mallory refused to condemn Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan in an appearance Monday on ABC’s “The View” under tough questioning from co-host Meghan McCain, who asked about Mr. Farrakhan’s past comments on “wicked Jews, “false Jews,” and homosexuality. “We did not make those remarks,” said Ms. Mallory. “What I will say to you is that I don’t agree with many of Minister Farrakhan’s statements.” Asked about his remarks about Jewish people, Ms. Mallory repeated, “As I said,...
  • I'm NOT too old to be president says Mike Bloomberg, 77

    01/16/2019 11:29:47 AM PST · by conservative98 · 69 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/16/2018
    'Climate change could destroy the whole world and kill everyone on it,' he said. 'It's frustrating that a lot of people don't understand that.'
  • Julian Castro warns Trump he wouldn’t pardon him if elected in 2020 entertaining Nixon-like scenario

    01/16/2019 10:47:45 AM PST · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 16, 2019 | Paul Steinhauser
    The White House hopeful, at his first campaign stop in New Hampshire since declaring his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination, said that if he’s elected, Trump shouldn’t expect a pardon for any possible misdeeds that could come to light in coming months. "I think that the next president is going to … make a decision like this about the president because one of those investigations, whether it's the Mueller investigation or it's in the Southern District of New York, is going to present the issue of punishment. That's what I believe," Castro said Tuesday night at a jam-packed tea...
  • Kasich is looking to join CNN or MSNBC amid speculation he could run for president in 2020

    01/14/2019 3:17:07 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 33 replies
    Republican John Kasich, who is thinking about running for president in 2020, is likely to announce as soon as this week that he will join a major cable news network, CNBC has learned. Kasich has signaled to close advisors and some donors that he is looking to sign with either CNN or MSNBC as he finishes his two-term tenure as Ohio's governor, according to three people with knowledge of the conversations, including two who have been close to the governor since his 2016 presidential run.
  • The Democrat Freak Show has Begun

    01/14/2019 3:56:18 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/14/19 | Jeff Crouere
    Let the 2020 freak show begin, it will be a campaign for the ages Now that the mid-terms are over, and the new Congress has started, political observers have already started to focus on the 2020 presidential campaign. Every election cycle it begins earlier, especially in this case, because the Democrats and their supporters in the media are obsessed with defeating President Donald Trump.
  • How long can O’Rourke wait as 2020 pace picks up around him? [lol]

    01/13/2019 7:31:44 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    Associated Press ^ | January 12, 2019 | Will Weissert
    <p>You won’t see Beto O’Rourke announce whether he’s running for president in 2020 for a while. But you may see him do almost anything else in the meantime.</p> <p>“So, I’m here at the dentist,” the former Democrat congressman said with a giggle during a teeth-cleaning seen live on Instagram last week, before quizzing the dental hygienist about life along the U.S.-Mexico border.</p>