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Biden electability argument takes hit PDF Print E-mail
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Written by The Hill Press   
Tuesday, 27 August 2019 09:40

joe-bidenWASHINGTON, D.C. - Joe Biden's electability argument is increasingly showing signs of weakness.

A Monmouth University national poll released Monday found Biden falling by 13 points and in a three-way tie nationally with Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

Democrats say it’s the latest piece of evidence that the former vice president can’t expect to win, simply by running on the idea that he is the candidate best positioned to defeat President Trump in a general election.

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Democratic field boils down to four-horse race PDF Print E-mail
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Written by The Hill Press   
Monday, 26 August 2019 15:19

voter-dataWASHINGTON, D.C. - The quest for the Democratic presidential nomination is becoming a four-horse race.

Marginal candidates at the bottom of the large field have begun to drop out — Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) became the latest to do so on Friday — and a deadline is looming this week to qualify for the third round of debates in Houston in September.

Meanwhile, at the head of the pack, only a major surprise would deliver the nomination to anyone outside the top quartet: former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.).

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 August 2019 07:42
 
Foreign policy setbacks cloud Trump 2020 pitch PDF Print E-mail
Elections, Elected Officials, Political Parties
Written by The Hill Press   
Monday, 26 August 2019 13:57

trump-boards-af1WASHINGTON, D.C. - A slate of recent setbacks to some of President Trump’s key foreign policy goals is threatening to muddy his reelection message.

Reports show ISIS is regaining strength in Iraq and Syria. Meanwhile, North Korea has conducted a half dozen missile tests over the last few weeks, a pace not seen since before Trump sat down with Kim Jong Un.

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Democratic candidates face hard choices as 2020 field winnows PDF Print E-mail
Elections, Elected Officials, Political Parties
Written by The Hill Press   
Saturday, 24 August 2019 11:12

john-hickenlooperWASHINGTON, D.C. - The Democratic presidential field is facing its first real winnowing as more than half a dozen candidates confront the increasingly real possibility that they could be left out of the next primary debate.

The fierce competition for money, air time and polling support is taking its toll on the record field of contenders.

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Amanda Stuck to Hold 8th Congressional District Listening Sessions PDF Print E-mail
Elections, Elected Officials, Political Parties
Written by Amanda Stuck Press   
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 10:30

amandastuckCongressional candidate will be at Sturgeon Bay City Hall Thursday, Shawano Civic Center Friday, and Appleton Public Library next Monday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 August 2019 10:52
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Suburbs spell trouble for Trump PDF Print E-mail
Elections, Elected Officials, Political Parties
Written by The Hill Press   
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 09:45

donald-trumpWASHINGTON, D.C. - President Trump has a problem with suburban voters — and it could have profound consequences for his chances of reelection next year.

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DEMS To Call out Trump’s Attack on Harley Davidson PDF Print E-mail
Elections, Elected Officials, Political Parties
Written by Democratic Party of Wisconsin, Philip Shulman   
Monday, 12 August 2019 08:36

harley-davidson.jpgWisconsin Democrats, Small Business Owner hold press conference on Capitol steps one year after President Trump called for a boycott of Wisconsin-based firm.


MADISON, WI - On Monday, at 11:30 AM at the State St Entrance of the Capitol Building, DPW Chair Ben Wikler, State Senator Janis Ringhand, and cheesemaker and small business owner Anna Landmark will remind voters that a year after President Trump called for a boycott of Wisconsin-based Harley Davidson, he’s broken his promise to bring jobs back and his tax-scam has hurt everyday Wisconsinites. In addition, they will highlight how his ongoing and chaotic trade war is punishing Wisconsin’s farmers, manufacturers, businesses, and families.

WHAT: Press conference highlighting that one year after Trump’s call to boycott Wisconsin-based Harley Davidson he has broken his promise to bring jobs back to Wisconsin and how his chaotic trade war is hurting Wisconsin farmers, manufacturers, businesses, and families.

WHO: DPW Chair Ben Wikler, State Senator Janis Ringhand, Cheesemaker and Small Business Owner Anna Landmark.

WHEN: Today, 11:30 AM

WHERE: State St. Entrance to the Capitol Building (If it is raining the event will be held at the Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s Headquarters located at 15 N Pinckney St, Madison WI)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2019 08:50
 
Half of Republicans say US deficit needs to be dealt with immediately PDF Print E-mail
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Written by The Hill Press   
Saturday, 10 August 2019 16:26

us-government-capitolWASHINGTON, D.C. - Just over half of Republicans — 51 percent — said in a new Hill-HarrisX poll that the federal deficit is a problem that the government needs to deal with immediately.

The poll showed strong support across party lines, with 50 percent of Democratic voters saying that the government should make the the growing federal debt a top priority, while 58 percent of independents said the same.

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McConnell, allies lean into Twitter, media 'war' PDF Print E-mail
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Written by The Hill Press   
Friday, 09 August 2019 09:19

mitch-mcconnellWASHINGTON, D.C. - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his allies are embracing a fight with the media and Twitter that has struck a nerve among Republicans.

Taking fierce criticism over election security, a series of campaign imbroglios and the GOP leader’s response to two mass shootings, the normally tightlipped McConnell and his team have repeatedly punched back at what they view as unfair coverage and leaned into a fight with the social media giant.

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Pelosi scolds Democrats for public barbs PDF Print E-mail
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Written by The Hill Press   
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 14:24

nancy-pelosiWASHINGTON, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Democratic leaders on Wednesday scolded Democrats for publicly taking shots at each other and pleaded for unity as they head into key debates in the coming weeks.

“You got a complaint? You come and talk to me about it. But do not tweet about our members and expect us to think that that is just ok,” Pelosi told Democrats in a closed-door caucus meeting on Wednesday, according to a source in the room.

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