Tag Archives: Campaign 2020

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Biden: It’s Appropriate to Question His Age

“I think it’s totally appropriate for people to look at me and say if I were to run for office again, ‘Well God darn you’re old.’ … Well, chronologically, I am old.”

— Joe Biden, saying that it would be “totally legitimate” to question his age if he mounts a White House bid in 2020, CNN reports.

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TYrump Re-Election Campaign Already Raised $100 Million

$100 million

“President Trump has topped $100 million in fundraising for his 2020 reelection bid — an enormous haul for a president barely two years into his first term,” the Washington Post reports. “Trump pulled in more than $18 million last quarter through his campaign committee and two joint fundraising committees with the Republican National Committee, for a total of at least $106 million since January 2017, according to his campaign and federal filings.”

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Biden Leads Trump by 7 Points in 2020 Matchup

44% to 37%

A new Politico/Morning Consult poll finds Joe Biden leading Donald Trump in a possible presidential race, 44% to 37%.

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Trump Campaign Has Run 4,400 Facebook Ads in Two Weeks

4,400

President Trump’s campaign team has run more than 4,400 ads on the president’s personal Facebook page since May 7, CNN reports. The page has more than 24 million followers. The data was obtained through Facebook’s new ad tracking tool, which allows users to see political ads run on the platform in the United States.

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Trump Campaign Starting from Behind

36%

A new Politico/Morning Consult poll finds just 36% of voters say they would vote for President Trump over a generic Democratic candidate in 2020, compared with 44% who would pick the Democrat, the poll shows. One in five voters, 20%, are undecided.

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Kasich Within 6 Points of Trump in N.H.

6 points

A new American Research Group poll in New Hampshire finds President Trump leads Gov. John Kasich (R) in a possible presidential primary by 6 points, 48% to 42%. Trump leads Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) by a wider margin, 49% to 33%, with 18% of voters undecided.

News & Comment

Meet U.S. Rep. John Delaney, Our Next President?

Dog years, short as they are, are longer than election years in the American system. And since the 2020 presidential race is just around the corner in “election years,” it’s time to start getting to know our candidates. Here is U.S. Rep. John Delaney (D – Md.), who is emerging as a pretty strong voice.

Check out this “Why I’m Running” video, and if you like what you see, find out more. Visit his campaign website, where you’ll discover that Delaney is not afraid to name his favorite Springsteen song. You can also follow his Congressional feed or his presidential candidate feed on Twitter.

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Graham Wants Candidate Tax Returns — in 2020

I think that prospectively what I’ll do is, any candidate running in 2020 needs to release their tax returns. You just make it a law.

— Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), saying he wants all presidential candidates to be required by law to release their tax returns, starting in 2020, Politico reports. He then explained that the law would apply to Trump, “if he’s a candidate for president” in 2020.