Salvador Rizzo, The Washington Post Published 4:25 am PDT, Thursday, May 23, 2019 We've published three fact checks about former vice president Joe Biden in the month since he joined the presidential race. Now, the shoe is on the other foot. In recent days, President Trump has targeted Biden with accusations large and small, including a head-scratching claim that Biden, as a young child, "deserted" his native state of Pennsylvania and a more serious accusation that Biden, as vice president, improperly pressured the Ukrainian government to oust the country's top prosecutor to benefit his son, Hunter Biden. Here's a look at four Trump claims about Biden and the Obama administration, all of them misleading. - - - Trump bashed Biden in a May 19 interview on Fox News and in a May 20 campaign rally in swing-state Pennsylvania, where the Obama-Biden ticket won in 2008 and 2012 and where the Trump-Pence ticket won in 2016. "Look at Joe Biden . . . he calls them [Ukrainian … [Read more...] about Fact-checking President Trump’s wild jabs at Joe Biden
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By Jennifer Earl Published May 17, 2019 Politics FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Pete Buttigieg rises in the polls ahead of top Democrats RNC committeewoman Harmeet Dhillon, Democratic pollster Doug Schoen and RealClearPolitics co-founder Tom Bevan give their take on 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg. South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, known by his community simply as "Mayor Pete," is competing against a crowded field of Democrats to become the party's 2020 presidential nominee. Continue Reading Below The 37-year-old Washington, D.C., outsider arguably has many more obstacles to overcome to prove himself victorious. If elected, he would become the first openly gay president and youngest-ever person to become president. Buttigieg's campaign raised more than $7 million in the first quarter of 2019. That number pales in comparison to Democratic frontrunners former Vice … [Read more...] about What is Pete Buttigieg’s net worth?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Supported by Our political reporter Alex Burns answers readers’ most common questions. ByThe New York Times Nov. 5, 2018 There is so much coverage out there. So many races and candidates. But these midterm elections could be a turning point: a reaffirmation of President Trump’s leadership of the Republican Party or a protest against the G.O.P. that doubles as an expression of support for the Democrats. That’s where our national political correspondent Alex Burns and The Campaign Reporter come in. The Campaign Reporter is a messenger project in which readers regularly receive Alex’s dispatches as he covers some of the most important elections across the United States, from the suburbs of Dallas to Concord, N.H. Sign up for The Campaign Reporter Hey, I’m Alex Burns, a politics correspondent … [Read more...] about Your Top 12 Questions About the Midterms
Jonathan Oosting The Detroit News Published 4:27 PM EST Nov 4, 2018 Detroit — With two days left before the election, Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer headlined an energetic rally Sunday afternoon in Detroit, urging supporters in the state’s largest city to “get out the damn vote” on Tuesday. Whitmer, who has campaigned on a pledge to “fix the damn roads” and is crisscrossing the state in a bus emblazoned with the aggressive rallying cry, called her turnout message a new spin on an “oldie but goodie.” “We’ve got 77 stops in these last seven days, and we’re just trying to make sure people understand that who the governor is matters from the minute you turn on the tap to brush your teeth, the schools your kids go to and the roads you’re traveling,” she told The Detroit News after the rally. Hundreds of union members and local Democrats had packed the IBEW Local 58 union … [Read more...] about Democrats rally in Detroit: ‘Get out the damn vote’
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE WASHINGTON — Democrats are seizing on a report detailing a nearly dollar-for-dollar balance between two decades of tax cuts benefiting the wealthiest one percent and proposed GOP spending cuts to the nation’s social safety net programs. It could provide new fuel to Democratic candidates just two weeks before the midterm elections and comes on the heels of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s comments last week about the need to overhaul entitlement programs in order to reduce the federal deficit. Democrats on the congressional Joint Economic Committee issued the study, based on calculations by the non-profit Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, late last week. It shows that the estimated $2 trillion cost of the Bush and Trump-era tax cuts through 2025 is the same amount which Republicans have proposed cutting from … [Read more...] about Democrats find new ways to talk about entitlement cuts in campaign’s closing days