LAS VEGAS — In a story April 15 about unions and the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, The Associated Press reported the wrong state in which Sen. Elizabeth Warren joined striking Stop & Shop workers on a picket line. It was in Massachusetts, not New Hampshire. A corrected version of the story is below: Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics Some people in the labor movement are expressing concerns about whether 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are focused on the issues they care most about, such as kitchen table economics By MICHELLE L. PRICE and NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation. The candidates are spending too much time talking about esoteric issues like the Senate filibuster and the … [Read more...] about Correction: Election 2020-Unions story
Updated 1:28 pm CDT, Monday, April 1, 2019 EL PASO, Texas (AP) — In a story March 31 about a Beto O'Rourke campaign rally, The Associated Press reported erroneously that O'Rourke spoke to a rally in his native Spanish. O'Rourke is not a native Spanish speaker. A corrected version of the story is below: O'Rourke champions US-Mexico border during Texas kickoff Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke declares that immigrants make the country safer as he stages rallies across Texas to formally kick off his 2020 White House bid By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke declared that immigrants make the country safer as he staged rallies across Texas to formally kick off his 2020 White House bid, looking to shore up his deeply conservative home state and champion the U.S.-Mexico border at a time when President Donald Trump has threatened to shut it. The former congressman, who represented El … [Read more...] about Correction: Election 2020–Beto O’Rourke story
Mar 03, 8:13 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Arthur Villasanta 03/03/19 AT 8:11 PM Whether this candidate be male, female, gay or African-American, U.S. voters will elect the Democratic candidate opposing president Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.A new poll from NBC/WSJ shows Trump facing immense obstacles to his re-election bid, with 48 percent of voters saying they’d “definitely” or “probably” vote for the Democrat candidate as opposed to 41 percent who say they’d “definitely” or “probably” vote for Trump.The poll also shows 58 percent of respondents don’t think Trump’s been honest and truthful regarding the Russia probe. It also revealed that 60 percent disapprove of his recent national emergency declaration to build a border wall with Mexico. Trump faces double-digit deficits among voters under 50, women and … [Read more...] about Presidential Election 2020 Polls: Trump Trails Democratic Rival
Feb 01, 11:04 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Arthur Villasanta 02/01/19 AT 10:00 AM The first openly gay man to run for president in the history of the United States is receiving a lot of questions about how to correctly pronounce his tongue-twisting family name.Pete Buttigieg, a Democrat, is currently mayor of the city of South Bend, Indiana. Pressed at a TV interview about how to pronounce his last name, Mayor Pete (which is what he wants to be called) replied “Boot-ah-judge.”His family name has since become a meme with commenters saying it’s pronounced “Boot-a-judge” or “Boo-tuh-judge.” The controversy over his unpronounceable surname, however, has guaranteed Mayor Pete the priceless airtime and recall he’ll need as he joins the already overcrowded field of Democrats that want to run for president and retire Donald Trump.As of last count, 24 Democrats … [Read more...] about Election 2020: Pete Buttigieg Is First Openly Gay Man To Run For US President
Jan 13, 8:58 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Bobby Ilich 01/13/19 AT 10:10 AM The Democratic field is beginning to take shape for the 2020 election, as three major candidates have declared their intention to run for the White House. After Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts threw her hat into the race, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and former secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro announced their presidential bids in recent days.The three candidates enter what is expected to be a crowded Democratic primary vying to challenge President Donald Trump or another Republican nominee."There are a lot of reasons for me to make this decision," Gabbard told CNN's Van Jones on Friday. "There are a lot of challenges that are facing the American people that I'm concerned about and that I want to help solve."Gabbard, 37, has served in the House since 2012. Her background and oratory skills … [Read more...] about Election 2020: Do Democrats Julian Castro, Tulsi Gabbard Have A Real Chance To Become President?