Andrew Yang

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Andrew Yang: American entrepreneur
Andrew M. Yang is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist and former presidential candidate. Originally a corporate lawyer, Yang began working in startups and early stage growth companies as a founder or executive from 2000 to 2009. In 2011, he founded Venture for America (VFA), a nonprofit organization focused on creating jobs in cities struggling to recover from the Great Recession. He then ran as a candidate in the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries.


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Andrew Yang makes an appeal to 2016 Trump voters at DNC: "I get it"

Andrew Yang, who Joe Biden faced in the primary, said in his Democratic National Convention speech that he understood the appeal of voting for President Trump in 2016. "I get it. But we must give this..
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Job creation the goal behind entrepreneur program

Venture for America program seeks to solve what founder Andrew Yang says is a fundamental problem: the best and the brightest are serving businesses – not creating them. Jim Axelrod reports on the..
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Andrew Yang Bonded with 'Warm, Friendly' Sen. Kamala Harris Early in Campaign

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Andrew Yang on Democratic National Convention: 'I kind of expected to speak'

Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang voiced his disappointment in not being asked to speak at the upcoming Democratic National Convention, whose lineup was announced on Monday. - Published

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New York's Democratic presidential primary reinstated after Andrew Yang, Bernie Sanders sue

A federal judge in Manhattan ruled Tuesday that New York must hold the primary on June 23, contending that canceling it would be unconstitutional. - Published

Andrew Yang is suing New York over its decision to cancel its Democratic presidential primary

Andrew Yang is suing his home state over its decision Monday to cancel its presidential primary in June because of the coronavirus pandemic. - Published

Coronavirus stimulus: 6 ways to soften economic blow

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Former Democratic candidate Andrew Yang endorses Joe Biden's presidential run

Andrew Yang, the businessman who ended his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination last month, on Tuesday endorsed Joe Biden's run for president.
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What Andrew Yang is doing next: A push for UBI and “human-centered capitalism”

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Andrew Yang’s Next Move: A New Nonprofit Organization

Through the new group, Humanity Forward, Mr. Yang wants to advance the ideas he championed during his presidential campaign with voter outreach efforts, a podcast and more. - Published

Former Democratic presidential hopeful Yang joins CNN as commentator

Former Democratic presidential contender Andrew Yang is joining CNN as a political commentator, the cable network said on Wednesday.
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How Andrew Yang Handled His Asian-American Identity on the Campaign Trail

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Where will the Yang Gang go next?

Andrew Yang attracted among the most loyal supporters in the race. So where will they go next?
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Democrat Andrew Yang drops 2020 presidential bid

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'We've accomplished so much together': Andrew Yang ends his campaign for presidency

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Businessman Andrew Yang to end presidential bid: campaign sources

Businessman Andrew Yang will suspend his bid for the Democratic nomination for U.S. president, campaign sources said on Tuesday.
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Andrew Yang’s Campaign Is Riding on New Hampshire

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How a New Hampshire family spent Andrew Yang's 'Freedom Dividend'

A New Hampshire family that received a $1,000-a-month "freedom dividend" for a year from the campaign of Democratic presidential contender Andrew Yang spent most of the money on college bills - but..
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Andrew Yang’s Improbable Run Is Strangest to the People Who Worked for Him

He has called his campaign “the journey of my life.” But what got lost in the novelty of his bid, former employees say, was scrutiny of his life before this particular journey. - Published

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Dave Chappelle is showing out for Andrew Yang in Iowa: Here's why he's a 'Yang Gang' member

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With four strong polls on Saturday and Sunday, Mr. Yang, who missed the last debate, has secured a spot onstage in New Hampshire on Feb. 7. - Published

Marianne Williamson Says She’ll Support Andrew Yang in Iowa

Ms. Williamson, a self-help author who dropped out of the Democratic presidential race this month, said she was not endorsing Mr. Yang per se, but wanted to help him get through the early primaries. - Published

Andrew Yang's wife says gynaecologist sexually assaulted her

Evelyn Yang is one of 31 women suing a gynaecologist over allegations of sexual assault.
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Evelyn Yang, Wife of Andrew Yang, Says She Was Assaulted by Her Gynecologist

In an interview with CNN, Ms. Yang said the doctor, Robert Hadden, sexually assaulted her in 2012, when she was seven months pregnant. - Published

Evelyn Yang, Andrew Yang's wife, said she was sexually assaulted by her OB-GYN during pregnancy

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Andrew Yang won the internet. But can he win a caucus?

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Andrew Yang: This economy's rules aren't working for us; let's change them

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Competing for Sanders’s New Hampshire Voters: Yang and Gabbard

The Granite State’s young people, libertarians and independent voters helped power Mr. Sanders to a primary victory in 2016. This time, some of them are eyeing Mr. Yang and Ms. Gabbard. - Published

Andrew Yang Gains Most Support From 2016 Donald Trump Voters In Emerson Poll

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Yang raises $16.5 million in fourth quarter for bid

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang raised $16.5 million in the fourth quarter, his campaign said on Thursday, well ahead of the nearly $10 million he collected in the third.
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Andrew Yang Raised $16.5 Million in the Last 3 Months, His Campaign Says

Donations to Mr. Yang in the fourth quarter of 2019 were his highest in any such period and put him among the top fund-raisers in the Democratic presidential field. - Published

DNC rejects Andrew Yang's request to commission polls to increase diversity at January debate

The DNC said that commissioning primary polls would break with its tradition of independent polling. - Published

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