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Most independent ads for 2012 election are from groups that don’t disclose donors 25.4.2032 washingtonpost.com - Politics
Nearly all of the independent advertising aired for the 2012 general-election campaign has come from interest groups that do not disclose their donors, suggesting that much of the political spending over the next six months will come from sources invisible to the public. ...
‘Real winner’: Internet destroys Trump for congratulating racist QAnon conspiracy theorist 12.8.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump Wednesday morning congratulated a QAnon conspiracy theorist who has racist, Islamophobic and anti-Semitic beliefs for winning her Republican Congressional primary. Marjorie Taylor Greene is now the GOP’s candidate to face Democrat Kevin van Ausdal in November. “Congratulations to future Republican Star Marjorie Taylor Greene on a big Congressional primary win in Georgia against a very […]
Trump’s attempt to paint Kamala Harris as a ‘nasty’ leftist is likely to flop – and could easily backfire: analysis 12.8.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump may find it difficult to land his attacks on Joe Biden’s newly announced running mate. The president instantly attacked Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as “nasty,” “horrible” and “disrespectful,” after Biden announced her as his running mate, while a campaign ad warned she would pull the former vice president to the left — […]
Conservatives’ shady Kanye West presidential campaign has been an epic flop among Black voters 12.8.2020 Raw Story
Right-wing operatives have been working to get rapper Kanye West on the ballot in key swing states in the hopes of drawing Black voters away from former Vice President Joe Biden. However, Politico reports that a new Morning Consult poll shows that West is drawing just two percent of Black voters — and his presence […]
Trump planned to campaign with the slogan ‘Promises Kept’ — but has shortened it to just ‘Promises’: op-ed 12.8.2020 Raw Story
Writing in the Los Angeles Times this Wednesday, Noah Bierman and Eli Stokols take a look at how President Trump’s 2020 campaign is shaping up. According to them, Trump had planned to run on the slogan “Promises Kept,” but has instead shortened the message to one word: Promises. “This is not the type of ambitious governing […]
Trump voters have ‘deep informational divides’ — here’s how to get them to listen to facts 12.8.2020 Raw Story
On Wednesday, writing for The Atlantic, Anne Applebaum outlined one of the key problems in the American political system: entrenched ideological divides in access to information. “American politics, Polish politics, French politics, Italian politics, Ukrainian politics, all derived from their own history, economics, and culture, now have this in common: In each of these countries, […]
Ari Fleischer Said Harris Is 'Not That Historically Exciting' To Black Voters 12.8.2020 Crooks Liars
Last night on Faux News, Ari Fleischer told Laura Ingraham, “I just question whether or not this is going to boost African-American turnout at all. I don’t think it will,” he said. “She’s just not that historically exciting to African-Americans, she certainly wasn’t during the primary. And that was the one of the biggest reasons Biden picked her in order to win. I don’t see it.” Really, Ari? They seem pretty excited to me. Look at this: ActBlue, the main donation-processing platform for Democrats, reported more than $10.8 million in donations between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon following the Kamala Harris announcement. https://t.co/BQ3yPrGknP The lack of enthusiasm was so bad, it crashed the campaign's merchandise site. People like Kamala! Guess that's why Trump and Ivanka donated to her in ...
Trump staffers keep campaigning on the job — even tho it’s illegal for federal officials to do so 12.8.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump’s recent musings about staging his Republican National Convention speech at the White House drew criticism from government ethics watchdogs and even one Republican senator, John Thune of South Dakota. The suggestion wasn’t an isolated blending of official presidential duties and the campaign. It was part of a yearslong pattern of disregarding such […]
‘That’s all they’ve got?’ MSNBC’s Morning Joe and Mika mock Trump’s attacks against Biden-Harris 12.8.2020 Raw Story
MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski laughed out loud at President Donald Trump’s first attack ad against the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ticket. The Trump campaign released an ad calling Biden “slow” and Harris “phony,” after the California Democrat was named his vice-presidential running mate, and the “Morning Joe” hosts were decidedly unimpressed. “That’s funny,” Scarborough […]
Trump lobs racist — and misspelled — attack against Joe Biden and Cory Booker 12.8.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump launched yet another racist attack on Joe Biden over suburban housing. Two weeks after claiming Biden would destroy the “Suburban Lifestyle Dream,” the president insisted the “suburban housewife” demographic he needs for re-election would support his law-and-order campaign theme. “The ‘suburban housewife’ will be voting for me,” Trump tweeted. “They want safety […]
Mary Trump to her Uncle Donald’s supporters: If you care about him — get him out of the Oval Office 12.8.2020 Raw Story
Mary Trump’s bestseller, “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man” has sold more copies in its first week than her Uncle Donald’s “The Art of the Deal” sold in 29 years — and Mary hopes that gets under his skin. (It may sound disrespectful to refer to an accomplished clinical psychologist by […]
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‘Don’t talk about racism, racist’: Trump scorched after claiming Biden-Harris campaign has a ‘racism problem’ 12.8.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump continued to lash out at Kamala Harris after the California Democrat was chosen to join the 2020 Democratic Party ticket as presumptive nominee Joe Biden’s running mate. At a news conference following the selection, Trump complained about Harris being “nasty.” After 10 p.m. on Monday, Trump tweeted out an attack ad claiming […]
QAnon Republican’s campaign kicks journalist out of event after he covered sexist slur against Pelosi: report 12.8.2020 Raw Story
According to Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Greg Bluestein, pro-QAnon congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene’s campaign kicked him out of their election watch party shortly after he reported on the content of her victory speech from the primary runoff — saying that it was a closed press event. Bluestein documented Greene attacking both mainstream Republicans and House […]
Trump campaign asked about his big donations to Kamala Harris — and replies it proves he is not a racist 12.8.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump on Tuesday complained that Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) was “nasty” to Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearings. But in 2011 and 2013, Trump donated a total of $6,000 to re-elect Harris as attorney general in California. NBC News reporter Monica Alba asked Trump campaign senior advisor Katrina Pierson about the donations. “Kamala […]
Trump campaign has no idea how to start going after Kamala Harris: report 12.8.2020 Raw Story
After Joe Biden announced he was picking Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) for his running mate, President Donald Trump tried out a number of attacks at the day’s press conference, calling her “nasty,” “disrespectful,” far-left, and dishonest, among other things. But according to NBC News, the Trump campaign is struggling to formulate a consistent message that […]
Trump may end his campaign rallies out of fear of ’empty seats’ as coronavirus scares away his supporters: report 12.8.2020 Raw Story
The Trump campaign is struggling to modify their campaign strategy during the coronavirus pandemic. “The Trump rally may be a thing of the past. At the least, the signature stew of tribal politics, showmanship, insults, outrage, humor and hero worship that propelled Donald Trump’s improbable victory four years ago and that has punctuated his presidency […]
Trump can’t attack Kamala Harris without contradicting his own message: Bakari Sellers 12.8.2020 Raw Story
On Tuesday’s edition of CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” former South Carolina lawmaker Bakari Sellers broke down why Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) poses such a challenge for President Donald Trump. “What we’re seeing with the two parties is the narrow focus is going to be on the fact that Donald Trump and the Trump campaign have […]
Before Kamala Harris became Biden’s running mate, Shirley Chisholm and other Black women aimed for the White House 12.8.2020 Raw Story
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, the American daughter of Jamaican and Indian immigrants, is Joe Biden’s choice for vice president. If Biden wins in November, Harris would break three centuries-old barriers to become the nation’s first female vice president, first Black vice president and first Black female vice president. Geraldine Ferraro was the first female vice-presidential […]
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has the chance to make history with his replacement for Kamala Harris 12.8.2020 Raw Story
The Los Angeles Times outlined the next steps in the California senate seat if Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) must leave her current position to take office as vice president in January 2021. It’s a hopeful thought for those eager to hand Vice President Joe Biden and Harris the White House, but it’s also an opportunity […]
Many Progressives Respond With Disappointment as Biden Picks Harris for VP 12.8.2020 Truthout.com
Harris is the third woman in U.S. history to be named as a vice-presidential candidate for a major political ...
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