A big chunk of the 2020 Democratic field began making Texas an unlikely early-state stop Saturday and pushed back on big tech in front of young, social-media savvy crowds in a city where companies including Google and Apple have big footprints. Texas is an early primary state, but the real draw of the South by Southwest Festival in Austin for Democrats is face time with the … [Read more...] about 2020 Democrats Flock to SXSW Festival in Texas
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A growing list of Democratic presidential contenders want the U.S. government to legalize marijuana, reflecting a nationwide shift as more Americans look favorably on cannabis. Making marijuana legal at the federal level is the "smart thing to do," says California Sen. Kamala Harris, a former prosecutor whose home state is the nation's largest legal pot shop. New Jersey Sen. … [Read more...] about 2020 Democrats Line Up Behind Marijuana Legalization
Zeke Miller Associated Press Published 12:16 PM EST Feb 18, 2019 West Palm Beach, Fla. – Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar’s snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren’s opening campaign video was a bit odd. Take it from an unlikely armchair pundit sizing up the 2020 Democratic field: President Donald Trump. In tweets, public … [Read more...] about Trump the pundit handicaps 2020 Democratic contenders
Monday's observance of what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.'s 90th birthday is emerging as an important moment for Democrats eyeing the White House to talk about one of the most divisive issues in American politics: race. At least a half dozen declared or potential presidential candidates will attend events and talk about what King's legacy means to Americans in 2019. … [Read more...] about MLK Holiday Represents Big Moment for 2020 Democrats
When Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the stage earlier this month at this city's ornate Orpheum Theatre, Tricia Currans-Sheehan posed a pointed question to the expected presidential contender. "Why did you undergo the DNA testing and give Donald Trump more fodder to be a bully?" the Iowa college professor asked, referring to a genetic analysis the Massachusetts Democrat released … [Read more...] about 2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?