Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary on Thursday. Sens. Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, and Kirsten Gillibrand are likely to gain the biggest lift from Hickenlooper's exit. According to Business..
The country has been rocked by a series of mass shootings. There is pressure for President Trump and Republicans lawmakers to make gun control a priority. The issue would be moot, however, if Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, had passed gun control..
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently broke down the Democratic’s biggest challenges and shortcomings. On “Pod Save America,” she said immigration is the “single most challenging issues within the party.” According to Business Insider, the..
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi comments on Israel’s recent decision. The decision Isreal made was to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are the congress members Isreal..
Former Tea Party Congressman Joe Walsh wrote an op-ed for The New York Times on Wednesday. In it, he apologized for his role in helping President Donald Trump reach the White House. Business Insider reports he also called for a primary challenger to..
August 13 is International Lefthanders Day. Just 10% of people in the world are left-handed. Many left handed people occupy high offices. Business Insider compiled a lit of popular left-handed leaders. US President Barack Obama. Israeli Prime Minister..
Kamala Harris is in Iowa, campaigning for President. Harris is doing well in the state. She was endorsed from two of the state’s most sought after political influencers early on Saturday. Harris is among two dozen Democrats vying for the party..
Democratic presidential contenders are urgin Congress to take action against gun violence. According to Reuters, the U.S. faced two back-to-back shootings in Texas and Ohio, leaving 31 dead. They are asking for universal background checks, “red..
In a new INSIDER poll, around 30% of Democratic respondents said the party could lose the 2020 presidential race. What concerns them? They are worried the Democratic nominee will "fail to recruit Republican supporters." 29% who said they feared the..
On Thursday, former Vice President Joe Biden made another gaffe during a campaign stop. Biden was in Iowa, talking to a group of mostly minority voters. He said that "poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids." The 2020..
Andrew Yang has qualified for the fall Democratic primary debates. Yang is the entrepreneur running a campaign centered on the promise of a universal basic income. Onetime Democratic phenom Beto O'Rourke was outperformed in the poll by Yang, clocking..
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid recommends Democrats kill the filibuster. According to the Huffington Post, Reid said this move could help them further efforts against climate change. Reid said: “There’s nothing that affects my children,..
More than 200 mayors sent a plea to congress to call the Senate back early to consider new gun legislation. According to Reuters, Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell rejected the plea. This comes after mass shootings within 24 hours that left 31..
The Democratic 2020 presidential field is the largest, most competitive, and most unpredictable in modern history. There are 23 major candidates vying for the chance to take on Donald Trump. Business Insider has been conducting a recurring..
Twenty candidates participated in the Democratic Debates. Now, it looks like that number will shrink significantly. The Democratic primary debates for September have significantly more strict qualifying thresholds. Candidates must reach 2% in at least..
Ayanna Pressley is part of the progressive foursome known as "The Squad." "The Squad" is made up of four women of color fighting the Democratic Party establishment. Members include Alexandria Ocasio-Cortoez, Ilhan Oman, and Rashida Tlaib. Pressley is..
President Ronald Reagan left office in 1989. The Republican Party has honored his legacy for the last 30-years. To the GOP, Reagan is sacred and his decisions are all beyond reproach and discussion. The Democratic party does not feel the same way..
Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to a new poll. Minorities gravitated toward Biden in search of the safest bet for beating President Donald Trump in 2020. The Aug. 1-5 public opinion poll was released..
Jay Inslee joined the 2020 presidential race with the hope to deliver a $1.2 trillion plan. The new Democratic candidate wants to bring environmental justice to poor, polluted communities. According to the Huffington Post, Inslee has a comprehensive..
Eric Swalwell is running for President. But who is? He's 38-years-old and is the US representative from California's 15th congressional district. He's currently polling in the low-single digits. According to Business Insider, 15% of likely Democratic..
Former Vice President Joe Biden confused pretty much everyone last night. The moment came in his closing statement at the second Democratic debate. He told people to go to "joe30330" — a website that doesn't exist. People quickly figured that Biden..
The Democratic primary debates for September have significantly more strict qualifying thresholds. The new guidelines suggest the 2020 presidential field could thin out before the next round. Candidates must reach 2% in at least four separate polls..
Joe Biden is running for the Democratic nomination for President. Biden is the front runner in the race to challenge sitting President Donald Trump in November 2020. Biden is well positioned in the race. Many people who would be satisfied with him as..
Billionaire Tom Steyer is begging voters for money. Steyer posted a Facebook ad for his presidential campaign. His ad asked potential voters "Can you contribute even one dollar?” Steyer is spending thousands of dollars seeking a relative handful of..
Politico reports that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is in full-blown turmoil. DCCC Chairwoman Cheri Bustos was set to make an unplanned trip to Washington from her district Monday. Her trip comes amid an outcry from top black and..
On Friday, Democratic hopeful Kamala Harris will unveil a plan to invest $60 billion in colleges. Specifically, she wants to make the investment in historically black colleges and universities. This is the latest effort by the U.S. senator from..
Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein invested $30 million in Second City Capital Partners I. It is a private equity fund also backed by the husband of California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Richard Blum. There were 38 other limited partners. The investments..
Earlier this year House Democrats caught wind of Robert Mueller’s reluctance to testify in front of congress. Politico says that rumors persisted that Mueller may not be “up to” testifying after he concluded his Russia probe. The chatter was..
Army Secretary Mark Esper was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense on Tuesday, July 23. Esper was confirmed by the Senate in a strong bipartisan vote, ending the longest period the Pentagon had been without a permanent chief. Esper was sworn in at..
Elizabeth Warren has cut sharply into Bernie Sanders’ front-runner standing. Sanders lost ground among members of the progressive political action committee Democracy for America. Sanders remains in the lead with 32% while Warren is nipping at his..
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants to investigate the Trump administration’s child separation policy. She said a 9/11 commission “required” to “reunify as many children with their parents as possible.” According to CNN, the separation of..
The National Rifle Association has been reeling from leadership shakeups and allegations of financial mismanagement. The NRA is up against a different political landscape in 2020 than the one it faced four years ago. Democratic presidential hopefuls..
For decades, Planned Parenthood has insisted that it’s a health care organization. The organization says it only cares about abortion as it’s a function of health care. To prove that point it hired Leana Wen, the first doctor to head the..
The Democratic 2020 presidential field is set to be one of the largest, most competitive in modern history. There are with 23 major candidates competing for the nomination. Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke came into the race one of the most..
John Delaney is running for President. Delaney is a congressman from Maryland. He's currently polling in single digits, well behind front runner Joe Biden. But John Delaney says he’s got something to offer that the former vice president does not...
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage. The amount varies by state but it will raise to $15 an hour by October 2025, says Reuters. Seattle, San Francisco, New York state, California, Arkansas and..
The biggest fundraisers in the Democratic Party have identified early favorites in the 2020 race. Big-money Democratic donors have jumped off the sidelines of the presidential race. Politico reports that three candidates are the clear winners of their..
Donald Trump held a rally in North Carolina on Wednesday. At the rally he doubled down on the go-back-to-where-you-came-from rhetoric directed at the House AOC Lead "Squad." Trump laid into the four progressive House members who have styled themselves..