A few takeaways after two weeks of stomping where the candidates were stumping and stalking Democratic voters in Iowa and New Hampshire.
“It’s not who votes that counts, it’s who counts the votes.” Or in the case of the Democrats’ caucuses in Iowa, who doesn’t count the votes.
The Iowa app-ageddon exposed the Washington political class for the self-serving failure it is. These people keep getting hired even though they keep losing elections or screwing them up as they did in Iowa. Read More
Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she will unite behind the Democratic nominee, but does not think Sen. Bernie Sanders “should be leading the ticket.” Read More
Former Vice President Joe Biden committed Saturday to ending the use of standardized testing in public schools if he’s elected president in 2020. Read More
The Michigan Department of State released Friday a list of candidates who will be on the ballot for the March 10 presidential primaries. Read More
Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidency could spell ruin for the stock market, analysts predict. Read More
In a specific discussion Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Steve Gill and Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 am to 8:00 am – host Michael Patrick Leahy spoke to long-time friend and resident of Iowa, Jim Larew. Larew is also a leading Democrat from Iowa who served as an aid and Chief of Staff to former Senator John ‘Chet’ Culver. Read More
A new poll shows Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) leading the field in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary in Minnesota. According to the recent Change Research poll, Warren attracted the support of 21 percent of respondents, while former Vice President Joe Biden came in second with 20 percent of the… Read More
Former Vice President Joe Biden announced his candidacy for president on Thursday morning in a YouTube video. His campaign tweeted this out at about 6 a.m. Thursday: The core values of this nation… our standing in the world… our very democracy…everything that has made America — America –is at… Read More
Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to join the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race next week. The decision answers one of the most significant outstanding questions of the early presidential primary season, which has already seen announcements from 18 high-profile Democrats. Biden, 76, would be the oldest and most… Read More
by Michael Bastach Massachusetts Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren unveiled her plan for the 640 millions of acres controlled by the federal government. Warren’s “plan for public lands,” released Monday, includes banning coal, natural gas and oil production, and making all national parks free to visit. Warren’s… Read More