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Beto O’Rourke Addresses Gun Violence While Campaigning in Northern Virginia

Congressman Beto O’Rourke has been on a swing through Virginia this weekend drawing attention to his presidential campaign, but also rallying support for state and local candidates who have an election coming up on November 5. One of his stops … Continue reading

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Pete Buttigieg Wins Fight for Campaign Donations from Virginia

In a post over at Blue Virginia, Lowell Feld highlighted how VPAP has posted an excellent breakdown showing how much Virginians have donated to the various presidential candidates. In what might come as a surprise to many people, it turns … Continue reading

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Are the Bachelorette and Politics the Same?

The first night of the Democratic debate this week happened to fall on the same night as the season finale of the Bachelorette. Apparently 7.4 million people tuned in to find out Hannah was no longer with Jed (the show’s … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren Raises $19.1 Million During 2nd Quarter

While candidates aren’t required to submit their final reports until July 15, various Democrats running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have been releasing their second quarter fundraising numbers and Elizabeth Warren’s totals are impressive. She raised $19.1 million during … Continue reading

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Joe Biden Speaks at HRC Gala in Ohio

While most of the 2020 Democratic candidates for president were out in California for an annual meeting of the state Democratic party, Joe Biden was in Ohio to speak at a gala hosted by the Human Rights Campaign. The large … Continue reading

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Some Democrats Think 2020 Field is Becoming Too Large

During the last couple seasons of the political drama The West Wing, viewers watched the campaign for President Jed Bartlett’s replacement. At one point, there was discussion about a debate in New Hampshire just a few days before the Democratic … Continue reading

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Despite Evidence of Wrong Doing, FEC Votes Against Further Investigation of Illegal Campaign Donations

In what’s perhaps a prime example of why there’s so much public skepticism about the money flowing to political campaigns, the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) voted against further investigating a Boston based law firm that manipulated the system to give … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren Says She’ll Appoint a Public School Teacher as Secretary of Education

Elizabeth Warren promised earlier today that she would have a public school teacher become Secretary of Education if she’s elected president. Folks who closely follow education policy likely realize this is not only a good policy idea, but also a … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren Appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show

Sen. Elizabeth Warren was on the Rachel Maddow show earlier this week and, not too surprisingly, she focused on economic populism while going after big banks and big pharmaceutical companies that have taken advantage of the general public. Even the … Continue reading

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Should “Likability” Be A 2020 Campaign Issue?

Almost immediately after Elizabeth Warren announced she was taking an official step towards running for president in 2020, there were “haters” who starting launching attacks and claiming she’d never be able to win. Whether it’s mainstream media outlets like Politico … Continue reading

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