By Jasper Scherer Published 10:13 am CDT, Monday, July 1, 2019 Former city councilwoman Sue Lovell asks a question during the Houston GLBT political caucus at the IBEW Hall, where ther group picked its slate of mayoral, controller and city council candidates on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, in Houston. ( Karen Warren / Houston Chronicle ) less Former city councilwoman Sue Lovell asks a question during the Houston GLBT political caucus at the IBEW Hall, where ther group picked its slate of mayoral, controller and city council candidates on Saturday, ... more Photo: Karen Warren, Staff / Houston Chronicle Photo: Karen Warren, Staff / Houston Chronicle Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Former city councilwoman Sue Lovell asks a question during the Houston GLBT political caucus … [Read more...] about Former Houston councilwoman Sue Lovell running for mayor
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Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press Updated 2:12 pm PDT, Monday, May 13, 2019 Wilmot Collins, a refugee from the African nation of Liberia who became the first black mayor of a Montana city, announces he is is seeking the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Steve Daines Monday, May 13, 2019. Collins filed his statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission before a public announcement Monday in downtown Helena before a crowd of about 100. (Thom Bridge/Independent Record via AP) less Wilmot Collins, a refugee from the African nation of Liberia who became the first black mayor of a Montana city, announces he is is seeking the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Steve ... more Photo: Thom Bridge, AP Photo: Thom Bridge, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption … [Read more...] about Mayor who was refugee from Liberia plans run for US Senate
DES MOINES—The man knows how to make an entrance. During his opening swing through Iowa after declaring his candidacy for president, at his very first campaign stop inside a bustling brew pub here south of downtown, John Hickenlooper arrives to find a crowd of more than 100 voters buzzing about the latest applicant to join the strangest job-interviewing process on Earth. Bending his lanky, 6-foot, 1-inch frame to fit through the crowded doorway of the events room, all eyes on the White House hopeful, the celestial nature of his moment shatters with the pint glass meeting the concrete floor just a few feet away.Story Continued Below It spawns something of a Zapruder film debate: Some attendees say they saw Hickenlooper fumble the glass, others insist he bumped into the man who dropped it, while the candidate himself swears he had nothing to with the accident. Whatever the real explanation, it’s less compelling than what happens next. Hickenlooper instinctively kneels and … [Read more...] about John Hickenlooper Is Running for President As Himself. Uh-oh.
Eliza Relman, provided by Published 7:36 am CST, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Getty Images / Paul Morigi Michael Bloomberg, the former Republican mayor of New York, announced on Tuesday that is not running for president in 2020. While Bloomberg said that he believed he could beat President Donald Trump in a general election, he conceded that a Democratic primary would be challenging for him. While Democratic strategists say Bloomberg's virtually unlimited campaign cash could have gotten him far in the race, his centrist policy positions, allegations of sexist remarks, status as a self-funding billionaire, and shifting party identity would have hurt his chances. Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former New York mayor, announced that he won't run for president in 2020, ending long-running speculation that the former Republican would run as a centrist Democrat. Bloomberg wrote in a Tuesday op-ed that he'd rather spend the next 18 months working on … [Read more...] about Michael Bloomberg won’t run for president. His #MeToo record, centrism, and billionaire status might have played a role
MANILA—The widow of AKO Bicol Partylist Rep. Rodel Batocabe will take over her slain husband's bid for the mayoralty in Daraga town, Albay, Batocabe's brother announced Thursday. Gertie Batocabe has yet to issue an official statement, though, according to Rodel's brother, Dennis. Rodel Batocabe, who had planned to run for Daraga mayor at the time of his death, was gunned down by 6 assailants on December 22, while distributing Christmas gifts. Batocabe House replacement sworn in Gertie will challenge incumbent Daraga mayor Carlwyn Baldo, who has been tagged as the mastermind behind the killing. All six gunmen behind the slay are now in police custody. LINK: All 6 gunmen point to 'one mastermind' in Batocabe slay: PNP The substitution of candidates is allowed up to noon of May 13, election day, as long as the replacement has the same surname of the withdrawing candidate, the Commission on Elections earlier said. — Report from Jose Carretero, ABS-CBN News … [Read more...] about Gertie Batocabe, widow of slain congressman, will run for mayor, says kin