By James Osborne Updated 11:46 am CDT, Monday, April 29, 2019 Former Texas Congressman Beto ORourke speaks during his presidential kickoff campaign in downtown El Paso, Texas. Former Texas Congressman Beto ORourke speaks during his presidential kickoff campaign in downtown El Paso, Texas. Photo: PAUL RATJE, Contributor / AFP/Getty Images Photo: PAUL RATJE, Contributor / AFP/Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Former Texas Congressman Beto ORourke speaks during his presidential kickoff campaign in downtown El Paso, Texas. Former Texas Congressman Beto ORourke speaks during his presidential kickoff campaign in downtown El Paso, Texas. Photo: PAUL RATJE, Contributor / AFP/Getty Images Looking at … [Read more...] about Looking at 2020, Democratic presidential candidates zero in on climate
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Shayanne Gal, provided by Published 4:46 pm EDT, Friday, April 26, 2019 Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo; Nati Harnik/AP Photo; William Philpott/Reuters; Andy Kropa/Invision/AP; Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP; Patrick Semansky/AP Photo; Samantha Lee/Business Insider The first caucuses and primaries of the 2020 presidential election are almost 9 months away, and the 20 candidates currently vying for the Democratic nomination are scrambling to shore up support among the rest of their party. While candidates with the most endorsements before the Iowa caucuses have historically ended up clinching the nomination, endorsements haven't been as predictive in ultra-crowded primaries with no clear front-runner, like the 2020 Democratic primary. Here's our tracker of which 2020 Democrats have the most major endorsements — from statewide officials, federal officials, and prominent celebrities. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The first caucuses and … [Read more...] about Here are the biggest endorsements all the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have received so far
close Video Kirsten Gillibrand releases tax returns Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York disclosed her 2018 tax returns on Wednesday and Fox Business host Charles Payne said the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate benefited from President Donald Trump's tax reform. Gillibrand became the first 2020 presidential candidate to unveil her 2018 returns, which revealed how she fared following Trump’s 2017 tax overhaul. Gillibrand, who criticized Trump’s sweeping tax law in the past, reportedly got a significant tax cut. Payne said what is “really interesting” is just what exactly the Democratic senator benefited from, calling it a “cautionary tale for Americans.” “The alternative minimum tax,” he said. “She was able to write off $10,000 as she would have to pay on this tax,” Payne said on America’s Newsroom Thursday. The alternative minimum tax … [Read more...] about Charles Payne: 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Gillibrand benefited from Trump tax reform
Even though he's not in the race, former Vice President Joe Biden leads a new poll of South Carolina voters looking at likely 2020 presidential candidates, followed by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and California Sen. Kamala Harris.The poll from California-based Change Research and shared with The Post and Courier also found nearly two out of three Republican voters want a South Carolina GOP presidential primary in 2020 even if President Donald Trump is the only candidate. The results come after chatter arose about the state party not holding a primary as Trump aims for a second term. After the top three Democrats, the poll found significant support for just three more hopefuls: New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke.All other likely candidates — including Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar — received less than 2 percent of … [Read more...] about Biden leads in SC poll of likely 2020 Democratic presidential candidates
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Lining Up. Who Matches the Moment? Supported by ByJonathan Martin and Alexander Burns Dec. 31, 2018 Senator Elizabeth Warren’s formation of an exploratory committee for president on Monday represents a sort of political ball drop, the beginning of a new year and new campaign that will feature an unusually large number of Democrats seeking the presidency. Or will it? As the 2020 Democratic primary gets underway, the defining characteristic of this first stage of the race is the sheer uncertainty about who is even running. More than 30 Democrats are mulling presidential bids, but hardly any of them qualifies as an instant front-runner or a gifted, tested campaigner, and some of the biggest names could pass in the end. [Elizabeth Warren has entered the … [Read more...] about 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Lining Up. Who Matches the Moment?