Voters seeking to take back a U.S. Senate seat in closely divided North Carolina must choose whether liberal populism or centrist pragmatism is best suited to unseat Republican incumbent Thom Tillis
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Wave of Progressive Female Congressional Candidates The congresswoman made the announcement through her Courage to Change political action committee. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, via Twitter Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, via Twitter Ocasio-Cortez named Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez (TX), Teresa Fernandez (NM), Kara Eastman (NE), Georgette Gomez (CA), Marie Newman (IL), Jessica Cisneros (TX) and Samelys Lopez (NY). She released a statement to 'The New York Times' about her endorsement. Ocasio-Cortez, via 'The New York Times' Ocasio-Cortez, via 'The New York Times'
Lawyers for some state and local governments say the deal being offered by companies in a sweeping national settlement over the toll of opioids isn't enough
Fundraising for Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Spikes Following Democratic Debate On Feb. 19, Democratic candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders experienced record numbers of campaign donations. The spike in grassroots donors for both candidates was thanks to their powerful performances on the debate stage in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to Warren’s campaign, her base donated more than $2.8 million on Wednesday, marking her best debate fundraising day to date. During the debate, one of Warren’s staffers, Caitlin Mitchell, claimed that the campaign had pulled in $425,000 between 10:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. E.S.T. Her claim was in response to Elizabeth Landers, who said Sander’s campaign had received more than 15,000 online donations in the first hour of the debate, totaling $300,000. Just after midnight, the Sanders campaign also announced they had finished the day with $2.7 million from nearly 150,000 donors. That makes Feb. 19 the best debate fundraising day for Sanders as well.
U.S. officials and experts say that hopes for ending America's longest war hinge on maintaining a weeklong fragile truce in Afghanistan that will be difficult to assess and fraught with pitfalls
Top Moments From the Democratic Debate in Nevada Six Democratic candidates qualified for the fiery debate in Nevada, including billionaire Michael Bloomberg. The Nevada debate was Bloomberg's first appearance on a Democratic debate stage. The former NYC mayor was attacked on several fronts by the other candidates, including his record on stop and frisk and not releasing his tax returns. Senator Elizabeth Warren went at Bloomberg over allegations of sexual harassment, asking him to release the women from their signed non-disclosure agreements. Bernie Sanders distanced himself from the actions of "Bernie Bros," but brought up attacks against his own staff. Senator Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg sparred over the fact that Klobuchar forgot the name of Mexican President Obrador. Debate between the two later got heated over Klobuchar's record on immigration. Michael Bloomberg stated that if he were elected president, on day one he would rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement. Sanders and Bloomberg had a heated exchange over whether or not billionaires should exist. Bernie Sanders, Nevada Debate During his final remarks, protestors interrupted former Vice President Joe Biden, halting the debate until they were escorted out of the studio. The ninth debate among the 2020 Democratic candidates precedes the Nevada primary on Saturday.
A federal judge has dismissed a racketeering lawsuit brought by Republican Rep. Devin Nunes against the political research firm that enlisted a former British spy to look into Donald Trump’s ties to Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign