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  • Kamala Harris: Documents (a British subject)?

    01/21/2019 12:25:55 PM PST · by research99 · 166 replies
    US National Archives ^ | January 21, 2019 | research99
    Monday, January 21, 2019, California Senator Kamala Devi Harris announced her candidacy for the 2020 Presidential election. Outstanding questions pertaining to her candidacy include her eligibility for this office. The US Constitution specifies only a "natural born" US citizen may hold this post. Definitions of that term, according to the intent of the writers of the Constitution, as well as some later court rulings, indicate this means "born to two US citizen parents." The requirement was intended so that only someone with undivided loyalties to the US, someone not with possible divided loyalties to other nations, could assume the title...
  • Kamala Harris: I’m Running “For The People”

    01/21/2019 10:06:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 92 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/21/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    Will the real populist please stand up? In an odd and occasionally eye-popping 57-second campaign launch video, Kamala Harris announced her intention to seek the Democratic presidential nomination “for the people.” After only two years in the Senate, Harris might be the early frontrunner for the ticket: I'm running for president. Let's do this together. Join us:— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) January 21, 2019 If Elizabeth Warren’s launch video was underproduced, Harris’ has the opposite problem. Words pop out of garish backgrounds, the images cut swiftly between Harris and stock photos of Happy People, all while Harris mouths...
  • JULIAN CASTRO ANNOUNCES PRESIDENTIAL BID: Here's what you need to know about him.

    01/21/2019 6:59:28 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 01/21/2019
    “When my grandmother got here almost a hundred years ago, I’m sure that she never could have imagined that just two generations later, one of her grandsons would be serving as a member of the United States Congress and the other would be standing with you here today to say these words: I am a candidate for president of the United States of America.” Those were the words that Julian Castro delivered to a crowd of supporters in San Antonio a few days ago when he became the latest Democrat to announce his candidacy for the White House. “I’m running...
  • Sen. Kamala Harris announces she will run for president in 2020

    01/21/2019 5:13:50 AM PST · by C19fan · 68 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 21, 2019 | Adam Kelsey
    California Sen. Kamala Harris announced Monday that she will run for president in 2020, joining an increasingly crowded field of Democrats seeking to challenge President Donald Trump. Harris' announcement, made on "Good Morning America," comes following months of speculation surrounding the Democrat, a rising star in the party who was elected California's junior senator in 2016 after two terms as the state's attorney general. "I love my country. I love my country," she said. "This is a moment in time that I feel a sense of responsibility to stand up and fight for the best of who we are."
  • Down From a Million: 10,000 Turn Out for DC Anti-Semitic Pussy March Against Trump (VIDEO)

    01/19/2019 11:00:42 AM PST · by Dems Worship Taxes · 34 replies
    The anti-Trump pussy march dwindled to 10,000 participants this year in Washington DC. This was down from the estimated one-million who turned out for the violent and vulgar march in 2017. Several leaders of this Democrat pussy march continue to endorse anti-Semitic positions. And the co-leader refuses to condemn Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
  • Gillibrand defends her statement before Franken's ouster: 'Enough was enough'

    01/19/2019 6:24:57 AM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/19/19 | Dan Merica
    Sioux City, Iowa (CNN) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand defended her decision to call on former Sen. Al Franken to resign after allegations of unwanted touching and kissing were made against him, earning praise from a friendly audience of Iowans in Sioux City on Friday. Gillibrand, who was first to call on Franken to resign, clearly came prepared to answer questions about the Minnesota Democrat, whose ouster after a series of allegations in 2017 remains a contentious issue for the party. Some on the left, including a number of top Democratic donors, believe Franken was pushed out too quickly, while others...
  • Beto's excellent adventure drips with white male privilege

    01/18/2019 6:29:40 AM PST · by C19fan · 30 replies
    CNN ^ | January 17, 2019 | Nia-Malika Henderson
    Imagine this: A 46-year-old former congresswoman and mother of three, who just lost a Senate bid to one of the most despised incumbents, sets off on a road trip adventure to clear her head. She instagrams part of her trip to the dentist. She gives a two-hour interview to The Washington Post where she shows no real knowledge of policy. Like a first-year college student, she pontificates on whether the Constitution is still a thing that matters after all these many years.
  • O'Rourke blogs from road trip: 'Have been stuck lately. In and out of a funk'

    01/16/2019 1:41:56 PM PST · by conservative98 · 59 replies
    TH ^ | - 01/16/19 03:36 PM EST | EMILY BIRNBAUM
    Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) is blogging from his road trip across the country, writing in his latest post that he has "been stuck lately ... in and out of a funk." O'Rourke, who is mulling a 2020 Democratic presidential bid, is traveling the country after losing to Sen. Ted Cruz (R) last year in the closest Senate race the state has seen in decades. "Have been stuck lately," O'Rourke wrote in a Medium blog post Wednesday, noting that he left Congress early this month. "In and out of a funk. My last day of work was January 2nd." "It’s...
  • Ann Coulter: If Trump Doesn’t Build The Wall He’s Dead, Dead, Dead In 2020

    01/16/2019 12:32:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 93 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/16/2019 | Allahpundit
    He is not, not, not. I’ve made that case at length elsewhere but let me add a few points.1. Contra Coulter, Trump’s probably the only major player in the standoff who isn’t dead, dead, dead if he’s the first to extend an olive branch. McConnell is facing reelection in a red state next year and is always viewed suspiciously by the base notwithstanding his work on judicial confirmations. If he buckles and destroys Trump’s leverage he may face a populist revolt in Kentucky. Schumer is viewed similarly suspiciously by the left, a weak leader who won’t fight fight fight...
  • This interview shows why all the Beto buzz might be a bit overblown

    01/16/2019 10:42:13 AM PST · by conservative98 · 21 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 10:21 AM ET, Wed January 16, 2019 | Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
    Here's a quick rundown of the lowlights: O'Rourke on how he would address undocumented immigrants who overstay their visas: "I don't know." O'Rourke on President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw US troops from Syria: "There may be a very good reason to do it. I don't necessarily understand -- and I've been a member of Congress for six years." O'Rourke on the Constitution: "I'm hesitant to answer it because I really feel like it deserves its due, and I don't want to give you a -- actually, just selfishly, I don't want a sound bite of it reported, but, yeah,...
  • Julian Castro: Put ankle monitors on illegal immigrants rather than detaining them

    01/16/2019 6:32:46 AM PST · by C19fan · 38 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 13, 2019 | Naomi Lim
    Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro on Sunday said he would prefer to track illegal immigrants using ankle monitors rather than detaining them. The former Obama administration housing chief and former mayor of San Antonio made the comments while discussing how he would deal with the increase in migrant families crossing the southern border illegally, should he win his party's nomination for president in 2020. Castro on Saturday officially launched a 2020 White House bid. "What I believe we could do and what the Obama administration did do, I believe, toward the end of its tenure, was to look at things...
  • Gillibrand expected to announce she’s running for president on ‘Colbert’

    01/15/2019 12:40:45 PM PST · by C19fan · 48 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 14, 2019 | Joe Tacopino
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will appear on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday night, where she is expected to reveal a major move toward running for the 2020 presidential nomination. The New York Democrat formed an exploratory committee and will make the presidential announcement on the CBS late-night show before heading to Iowa, sources told the Associated Press.
  • Can You Guess The Identity Of Donald Trump’s Toughest Potential Opponent In 2020?

    01/15/2019 11:54:49 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 60 replies
    eotad ^ | 1/10/19 | Michael Snyder
    At this moment the race for the Democratic nomination in 2020 appears to be completely wide open, but there is one potential candidate lurking in the shadows that could change everything. For a moment, I would like you to imagine what a perfect presidential candidate for the Democrats in 2020 would look like. In this politically correct era, it would help if the candidate was a woman, and it would definitely be a plus if she could appeal to key groups of minority voters. Being a hero to the LGBT community would be important for any Democratic candidate, and it...
  • Sharpton Heavily Courted by 2020 Democrats, Will Hold Off Endorsement for a Year

    01/15/2019 9:53:41 AM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 14, 2018 | David Rutz
    Al Sharpton is being heavily courted by Democrats seeking his endorsement as they pursue the 2020 presidential nomination, but he said he won't make a decision on who he'll support for at least a year. The liberal civil rights activist and MSNBC host has met with a flurry of possible 2020 contenders in recent weeks, including Sens. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.), Cory Booker (D., N.J.), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.), and he's planning to speak soon with former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D., Texas), the Atlantic reported.
  • Democrat’s Fight Club

    01/15/2019 5:54:51 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-18-19 | MOTUS
    Now that has Joey has told top democrats he’s willing to throw his hat into the 2020 ring I think they’re going to need a bigger ring.My, that’s a big ring of bologna!It seems that every Democrat in America who’s not a convicted felon is considering a run for the Presidency. And that’s not even counting Hillary. According to The Hill: Since Donald Trump’s election to the White House, Democrats have been anxious to pinpoint potential candidates up to the challenge of taking on the combative New York real estate mogul in 2020. Media speculation has run from the usual...
  • Run, Joe, Run

    01/13/2019 11:07:55 PM PST · by conservative98 · 22 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 13, 2019 | David Leonhardt
    Run, Joe, run. Run because you have strengths that no other Democratic candidate does, including your depth of experience and connection to the Obama presidency. Run because your populist image fits the Democrats’ most successful political strategy of the past generation. Run because you will never have another chance — and because you are not afraid of losing. I get the case against Biden. My colleague Frank Bruni has made it and made it well, as have Vox’s Matthew Yglesias and others. At 76 years old, Biden does not represent an exciting new era. He is an old white guy...
  • Scarborough asks Kamala Harris question that ‘doomed’ Ted Kennedy’s presidential run:

    01/11/2019 8:19:21 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 93 replies
    The Hill ^ | JOHN BOWDEN
    ‘Why would you want to be president?’ Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has not yet announced a bid for the White House, but on Friday the California senator faced a line of inquiry from MSNBC host Joe Scarborough that he credits with dooming the presidential campaign of former Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.). Speaking on "Morning Joe," Harris was asked by the co-host why she wants to be president — the same question that some historians point to as the end of Kennedy's ill-fated 1980 campaign for the White House. "I want to ask you the Roger Mudd question that he...
  • 'Over 90 percent?' Liberals eyeing White House vie for title of highest tax raiser

    01/11/2019 6:57:48 AM PST · by C19fan · 26 replies
    Washington Times ^ | January 10, 2019 | Gabriella Muńoz
    Democrats eyeing bids for the White House also are competing to see who is willing to go the highest in raising taxes. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a New York liberal who is too young constitutionally to become president, nevertheless set a benchmark when she suggested in a “60 Minutes” interview Sunday that rates for the wealthy could top out at up to 70 percent. Julian Castro, an Obama administration Cabinet official who has announced a testing-the-waters presidential committee, quickly jumped on the bandwagon by telling ABC News that it’s time the wealthy be tapped for their “fair share.”
  • Reports: Kamala Harris to launch 2020 presidential run around MLK Day

    01/10/2019 9:36:40 PM PST · by ColdOne · 50 replies ^ | 1/10/19 | Griffin Connolly
    Sen. Kamala Harris is finalizing plans to announce her entry into the 2020 presidential race around Martin Luther King Day, multiple outlets reported late Wednesday night citing sources close to the California Democrat. Harris would be the fourth person so far to join the race for the Democratic nomination, though that number is expected to balloon to dozens of candidates by the time campaign season kicks into full swing. Harris and her aides are still working out the final details of her announcement rally, including the date, which could be Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 21, CBS News reported. Advisers...
  • Harley-Davidson now taking orders for its first electric motorcycle.

    01/10/2019 4:27:01 PM PST · by Captain Peter Blood · 174 replies
    MSN ^ | 01-08-2019 | MSN
    The electric motorcycle that Harley-Davidson announced back in 2014 is finally hitting the market this year. Since 2014, Harley-Davidson has been working on developing its first electric motorcycle; at the Consumer Electronics Show on Monday, the company announced that the 2020 LiveWire model is finally available for pre-order before its official August launch.