Democrat Voter News

Trump’s Erratic Moves Hamper the White House’s Impeachment Defense

The White House’s strategy to defend President Donald Trump has been swamped in recent days by one of the most unpredictable forces in Washington: Trump himself. Since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Sept. 24 an impeachment inquiry into Trump’s request that Ukraine investigate Joe Biden, five of Trump’s most senior advisors have tried to…

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Younger Candidates Hope to Edge out Front-Runners at the Democratic Debate

A dozen presidential candidates will face one another in Ohio on Tuesday at the fourth Democratic debate, where the three front-runners—all of whom were born in the 1940s—must hold their ground against a younger, more diverse set of challengers. Former Vice President Joe Biden, 76, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, 78, and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren,…

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Ohio’s Reputation As a Must-Win State May No Longer Be True

Conventional political wisdom has long held that a candidate cannot win the Presidency without first winning Ohio. Barring only a handful of exceptions, it’s born out every election cycle since 1860: whoever has bagged the heartland state has gone to the White House. But as the presidential campaigns gear up for 2020, national political strategists…

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U.S. Ambassador to Testify That Quid Pro Quo Text Was Trump’s Message

(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what he was told by President Donald Trump. That’s according to a person familiar with the upcoming House impeachment testimony by Trump’s European…

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Hunter Biden to Step Down From Chinese-Backed Firm’s Board of Directors

(WASHINGTON) — Hunter Biden is stepping down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm. That’s according to a statement from Biden’s attorney, George Mesires. Hunter Biden’s business dealings in China and Ukraine have become an issue in the 2020 presidential race with President Donald Trump and his allies pressing unproven corruption…

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Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Forced Into Month-Long Runoff Election

(BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ quest for a second term as the Deep South’s only Democratic governor will stretch over another month, as voters denied him an outright primary win Saturday and sent him to a runoff election. The incumbent’s inability to top 50% of the vote in the six-candidate field…

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