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Tag Archives: US-Pres

Let’s think + act beyond presidential politics to build a progressive agenda for America

Excerpt: In this thoughtful longread, MLK County Democratic Chair Shasti Conrad outlines a path forward for progressive activists and movement leaders following the suspension of the Sanders and Warren campaigns.
Written by:Shasti Conrad
Categories:Elections, Legislative Advocacy, Party Politics
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NPI poll finds Joe Biden on track for landslide Washington State win in November 2020

Excerpt: The presumptive Democratic nominee might well win the Evergreen State by a larger margin than any presidential candidate since Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Donald Trump is becoming more unpopular in Washington State’s suburbs, NPI poll finds

Excerpt: About three out of five likely Evergreen State voters said they disapproved of Trump's job performance, the same as in past years -- but there were changes at the regional level.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Joe Biden wins Oregon presidential primary, giving him a clean sweep of the Pacific NW

Excerpt: The presumptive Democratic nominee won Washington and Idaho's state run primaries on March 10th, then picked up Alaska on April 4th. Now he has about 69% of the vote in Oregon.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Kamala Harris increasingly viewed as Joe Biden’s most likely vice presidential pick

Excerpt: People close to Joe Biden see the California senator as the presumptive nominee's likely running mate – but will she take the job if it's offered to her?
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Where does Trump’s campaign money go?

Excerpt: Donald Trump's reelection campaign is raking in cash from massive corporate interests and his loyal fan base. Here's what we know about where it's going.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Open Government
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Poll Watch: Biden’s lead over Trump has increased, despite Tara Reade allegations

Excerpt: Joe Biden has opened up a nine-point lead over Donald Trump among voters, who see the coming November election as "a referendum on Trump."
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Who will Joe Biden’s running mate be?

Excerpt: Joe Biden has promised to nominate a woman to be his vice president. So who are the most likely candidates, and what will they bring to the table?
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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President Obama endorses Joe Biden

Excerpt: The former president appeared on YouTube to argue in favor of Biden's extensive experience and admirable personal qualities.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Bernie Sanders endorses Joe Biden for president less than a week after exiting race

Excerpt: Sanders is the latest Democratic presidential contender to throw his support behind the former Vice President as November's general election looms.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Joe Biden wins Alaska’s 2020 Democratic presidential primary with 55% of the vote

Excerpt: The presumptive 2020 Democratic nominee has prevailed in Alaska's party-run Democratic presidential primary, capturing 55% of the vote and a majority of the party's national convention delegates.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Bernie Sanders signs off: “While the campaign ends, the struggle for justice continues on”

Excerpt: The democratic socialist senator from Vermont has wrapped up his campaign, amid a growing pandemic crisis and an insurmountable lead by Joe Biden.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Bernie Sanders ends his 2020 presidential campaign in livestreamed address

Excerpt: Speaking from Burlington, the Senator explained that he saw no credible path to securing the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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2020 Democratic National Convention moves out of July and into August due to pandemic

Excerpt: The Democratic Party now plans to nominate its candidates for President and Vice President one month later than originally planned.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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