Running for President

Tom Steyer announces 2020 bid, reversing course

Fox News reports that billionaire Tom Steyer has changed his mind and is now running for the Democratic presidential nomination. He “reportedly will invest $100 milion of his own money into his presidential campaign.”

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Warren rakes in $19 million despite no fundraisers

POLITICO reports that “Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign announced Monday she raised $19.1 million in the second quarter of the year, more than tripling her first-quarter total despite holding no fundraisers” surpassing “both Bernie Sanders ($18 million) and Kamala Harris ($12 million)” and coming “close to Joe Biden ($21.5 milllion).”

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Joe Biden raised $21.5 million in second quarter, campaign announces

CNN reports that Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign raised $21.5 million in the second quarter, which “puts Biden behind South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg, who raised $24.8 million in the second quarter, but ahead of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who announced an $18 million haul on Tuesday.”  

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Trump says he’d consider accepting information from foreign governments on his opponents

Washington Post reports that President Trump “said he would consider accepting information on his political opponents from a foreign government, despite the concerns raised by the intelligence community and special counsel Robert S. Mueller III over Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election”  and that “he wouldn’t necessarily alert the FBI if a foreign country approached his…

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