Stories tagged: "election 2020"

President Trump on the South Lawn.
Donald Trump’s Demand to Delay the Election Is a Call to Violence

Make no mistake: President Trump is looking to incite more chaos by calling to delay the federal election.

President Donald Trump walks from Marine One as he returns to the White House from Texas, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
No, the President Can’t Change Election Day. Only Congress Can.

Trump's threat came minutes after the federal government reported the worst economic contraction ever recorded.

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Gina Ortiz Jones speaks to the media after the Bexar County Democratic Party election night watch party at The Herrera Law Firm in San Antonio. Ortiz Jones is among the LGBTQ candidates with a solid chance of winning a congressional seat in November 2020. (Lisa Krantz/The San Antonio Express-News via AP, File)
A Record 850 LGBTQ People Are Now Running for Office

The LGBTQ Victory Institute’s Out For America report out Thursday says a record 850 LGBTQ people are running for office this year.

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden Blasts Trump’s Coronavirus Response: ‘Our Wartime President Has Surrendered’

In a speech in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday, the former vice president said Trump is “in retreat” as more than 126,000 Americans have died from the virus.

In this June 22, 2020, file photo, Amy McGrath, a candidate for the Democratic nomination to U.S. Senate, speaks to people during a visit to Thankful Hearts Food Pantry in Pikeville, Ky. (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP, File)
Amy McGrath Wins the Kentucky Primary to Face Off Against McConnell in November

With 89% of precincts reporting Tuesday afternoon, she had a nearly 9,500-vote advantage over Booker.

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, left, listens to Laura Raslevich, of Pittsburgh, during a meeting with families who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act, Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Lancaster, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Biden Just Took the Fight Right to Trump: 5 Takeaways From His PA Speech

“Amazingly, he still hasn’t grasped the most basic fact of this crisis: To fix the economy we have to get control over the virus."

Photo of Pence via AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki; Parscale and Kayleigh McEnany via AP Photo/Evan Vucci
Trump Has Voted by Mail. So Has His Family. And All of These Administration Officials.

President Trump has waged an all-out war on the concept of vote-by-mail—an attack that is particularly ironic since he and several high-profile members of his administration have taken advantage of mail-in ballots themselves.