Campaigns and Elections

Why did Keith Ellison lose the DNC race?

Why did Keith Ellison lose the DNC race?

The Democratic National Committee was bracing for a backlash if Thomas Perez won its chairmanship, and it got one. In the AmericasMart meeting room where Perez defeated Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), nine protesters from Democracy Rising carried out quite the protest — chants of “party of the people, not big money” as Perez and outgoing interim DNC chair […]
‘Life is a campaign’: After a difficult first month, Trump returns to his comfort zone

‘Life is a campaign’: After a difficult first month, Trump returns to his comfort zone

MELBOURNE, Fla. — As President Trump descended the stairs from Air Force One on Saturday evening, with a patriotic country song playing and thousands cheering, the 2020 election season officially began. Although the past several presidents have waited more than two years before jumping back onto the campaign trail, Trump's first four weeks in office have shown that he […]
With election in rear view, Trump keeps talking about Clinton’s campaign

With election in rear view, Trump keeps talking about Clinton’s campaign

At today's lengthy news conference, President Trump returned to a subject that frequently occupied him at the close of the 2016 campaign — the revelations from hacked Democratic campaign emails that were released in drips and drabs by WikiLeaks. Twice, Trump contrasted his unhappiness with leaks from the intelligence community with the information stolen from Hillary […]
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