Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | 6 Days When 2020 Democratic Hopefuls Scored With Small Donors Supported by ByShane Goldmacher Feb. 9, 2019 In the 2020 race for the White House, small donors are expected to play a more significant role than ever before. With so many Democratic candidates running, and only so much money to go around, whom small donors choose to support will determine in part which contenders will have the cash to compete — and who will not. So, what clicks with donors online? The Times analyzed six years of online donations to potential 2020 candidates through ActBlue, the Democratic Party’s main donation-processing platform, to tally the number of donations each candidate has received by day. [See the rankings of 2020 Democratic hopefuls with small donors.] The findings show that the art of inspiring … [Read more...] about 6 Days When 2020 Democratic Hopefuls Scored With Small Donors
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Catching a flight or hitting the road this Thanksgiving? Your travel plans may put you in the middle of one of the busiest travel days ever, as TSA and AAA both predict new, record-breaking volumes for 2018 holiday travel.For 2018, TSA estimates about 25 million travelers will be screened at U.S. airport checkpoints between Friday, Nov. 16, and Monday, Nov. 26, a 7 percent uptick from last year. Newark Liberty International Airport alone is expected to screen about 70,000 people a day during that period.In the five days surrounding Thanksgiving, about 4.7 million Americans are expected to travel by air between Wednesday, Nov. 21, and Sunday, Nov. 25, according to the latest AAA report. Though there's an increase in the number of people who travel off-peak for the holiday – opting to head out as early as the Friday before Thanksgiving – the busiest days for travel prior to the holiday remain Tuesday and Wednesday. For the journey back from Thanksgiving, some days will … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving 2018 travel: Here are the best and worst days on the roads and in the skies
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 12, 2018 / 1:42 PM GMT By Chuck Todd, Mark Murray and Carrie Dann WASHINGTON — In the wee hours of Election Night, the consensus was that Democrats had a good — though far from a great — showing. They netted the 23 seats needed to win the House, but they hadn’t hit a number much larger than that. It was pretty clear they were going to fall short in the marquee gubernatorial races in Florida and Georgia, even though they picked up seven governors’ mansions. And they looked destined to lose as many as four Senate seats to Republicans. Since then, however, the Democrats’ performance in the midterms has looked much, much better. They appear on their way to picking up close to 40 House seats — the party’s best showing since the post-Watergate midterms (their haul in 2006 was about 30 seats). … [Read more...] about Democrats had a good showing on Election Day. It’s been even better for them since.
Dr. Matt Naylor, president of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, joined Friday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight to discuss this year’s centennial commemoration of WWI’s armistice. Sunday will mark 100 years since WWI’s conclusion. SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour introduced the segment with the first two stanzas of “In Flanders Fields,” written by Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae of the Canadian Forces in 1915:In Flanders fields the poppies blow We are the Dead. Short days ago Naylor said of WWI, “I think that the world came undone during those years, and after more than four years of conflict, it’s as though the world came to its senses. When it was put back together, it wasn’t quite what it was before.” LISTEN: Naylor described America’s geopolitical ascendance via WWI, “For the United States, it was such a profound dramatic transformation, being drawn … [Read more...] about WWI Museum Commemorates the Human Cost on 100th Anniversary: ‘7,200 Deaths a Day, 300 an Hour, 5 a Minute’
New England is full of historic mansions, and many of them host special programming during the final months of the year. Add a little luxury to your holiday season at one (or all) of these nine gorgeous properties. These three already-fabulous Gilded Age mansions will be dressed to the hilt for the holidays from Nov. 17 through Jan. 1. Feast your eyes on dining rooms set with period silver and china, as other rooms burst with poinsettias and Christmas trees. Special programming will include tours, live music, and light refreshments. Oh, and you just may happen upon Santa Claus; he’ll visit The Breakers on Dec. 2, Marble House on Dec. 9, and The Elms on Dec. 16. (The Breakers, 44 Ochre Point Ave.; The Elms, 367 Bellevue Ave.; Marble House, 596 Bellevue Ave., Newport, R.I.) Get in the holiday spirit on Dec. 9 at the Glen Manor House, a 1923 French chateau nestled on the banks of the Sakonnet River. Greenery, white lights, and burgundy and gold decorations will provide the … [Read more...] about Why you should visit these 9 New England mansions this holiday season