Category Archives: Election

Mayor Mike rather than Mayor Pete: Bloomberg may enter the race

Bloomberg to file in the Alabama primary. Huge scoop from @alexburnsNYT: Bloomberg is actively preparing to enter the Democratic presidential primary and is expected to file paperwork this week designating himself as a candidate in at least one state. — Nick Corasaniti (@NYTnickc) November

13 candidates in Iowa at Liberty & Justice Celebration

It’s on C-Span 13 Democratic Presidential Candidates Speak at Liberty and Justice Celebration in Des Moines DES MOINES, Iowa — Thirteen presidential candidates are speaking to a crowd of more than 13,000 at the Iowa Democratic Party’s Liberty and Justice Celebration at Wells Fargo Arena

Coffee Boy to run for Katie Hill's House seat

Opportunism … Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos — who pled guilty in 2017 to making false statements to the FBI about Russian contacts — has filed his statement of candidacy with the FEC for Katie Hill's seat in California's 25th district. — Axios

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Donald Trump is the PBR of Jeppson's Malört

President Trump's first visit to Chicago was met with protests. — Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) October 28, 2019 Malört “tastes like pencil shavings and heartbreak.”[16] I met WWII veteran at protest. Told him that my Papa George was also a WWII vet. I thanked him


Liberals win in Canada – minority government ahead

If you watched the Canadian debates on television, you saw an ideological cross-section similar to the US, including anti-immigrant nutters, reactionary crazies and barely a hint of plurality. Some predicted a minority government with some form of coalition. UPDATE: CBC has just announced that the

Slide in polling for vulnerable GOP senators in 2020

Morning Consult reports some sliding in poll numbers for vulnerable GOP US Senate candidates The most vulnerable Republican senators are not improving their standing in their home states ahead of a tough 2020 election cycle, while the field of potential Democratic challengers took shape and

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Van Jones becomes part of the HRC-Tulsi beef because “payback hell”

This pIe-fightery is perhaps well-timed before, rather than during the actual primaries, so that intra-party beefing might dissipate early. x Van Jones says Hillary Clinton smeared Tulsi Gabbard “with no facts” & adds Tulsi is getting “payback hell” for quitting DNC & backing Bernie in 2016

Facebook might be a GOP media organ … surprise, surprise

New Popular Info article describes how completely the post-2016 use of Facebook for political purposes has been compromised beyond foreign ad buys and manipulation by malign actors. 2. "Decisions are made to benefit Republicans because they are paranoid about their reputation among conservative Republicans, particularly