O’Rourke’s liberal credentials questioned as he eyes 2020
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — During this year’s Texas Senate race, some home-state Democrats grumbled that Beto O’Rourke wasn’t softening his liberal positions enough to finish a near-upset of Ted Cruz. Now, as the outgoing congressman mulls a 2020 White House run, a small but vocal segment of activists is suggesting he’s not liberal enough, arguing […]
Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown has died at the age of 77 after a short illness. The politician and former Royal Marine, who led the party for from 1988 to 1999, passed away on Saturday evening, a party spokesman said. He revealed in November that he was being treated for bladder cancer.