The mayor of America's biggest city, New York's Bill de Blasio, is jumping into a presidential race where an expansive Democratic field includes the man running a city about 99% smaller. Does he have what it takes or is he a second term has been with no where else to go?
The former VP has said the 1994 crime bill he supported didn't result in widespread imprisonment. But on Wednesday Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., said she took issue with Biden’s claim that the crime bill he voted for did not lead to mass incarceration. But with unclean hands who is she to talk?
The 2020 hopeful said recent abortion restrictions are “a threat to women's freedoms....all over our country.” He vowed that if he becomes president Congress will pass a law that would make abortion legal nationwide, no matter what the Supreme Court decides. But is that even legal?
Buttigieg vaulted into the top tier of Democratic candidates without gaining traction among African Americans, according to recent surveys of national and South Carolina Democrats. He is trying desperately to break down barriers to the black vote even attempting to unveil his agenda for black voters, but does he even stand a chance?
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) will hold a campaign event at the Georgia State Capitol to protest the flurry of restrictive "heartbeat" abortion bills that have been passed in red states. Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have recently passed similar measures. But is this anything more than a photo op or has Gillibrand been a pro-choice advocate?
Beto O'Rourke is in a pinch. Biden’s entry into the 2020 campaign halted the momentum of most rivals and O’Rourke was among the casualties. Like 20 other contenders, he can’t touch the former VP’s experience and Buttigieg boxed him out on the youthful flank, becoming the recent flavor of the month. Can O'Rourke survive in these twin shadows?
Jolted: The indictment of state Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck and Saturday’s election of a new chairman for the Georgia GOP is a bright line that may decide the race.
SRO tenants settle wrongful eviction lawsuit for $575K. Developer Danny Haber denies allegations that renovations made to drive out Oakland renters.
Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) now faces a second challenger in his re-election campaign following fallout from a federal investigation into his private dealings on city contracts.
Proposed Fur Ban in NYC Pits Animal Rights Advocates Against Black Ministers. Protesters yelled, “Put people first,” and others responded, “How many animals have to die?”
Indicted MI lawmaker accused of attempting to extort a union in return for his vote on controversial legislation last year won't resign, said bribery allegations are 'crap'.
Judge, defense attorney question why woman charged with filing false police report isn't being treated like actor Jussie Smollett saying the situation “smells, big time.”
Georgia, Virginia, Texas and Ohio are among the states experiencing a shift in their demographics – and their politics. "The rural-urban divide is a big part of political conflicts these days."
May 14, 2019
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