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« Reply #1575 on: July 17, 2017, 08:47:49 am »
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Warren asked about 2020 at a town hall this weekend:

http://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20170716/warren-headlines-town-hall-event-to-rally-democratic-base

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“Besides yourself and (U.S. Sen. Bernie) Sanders, who do you think could be a good candidate for the Democratic ticket?” asked Tom Baldwin, who was visiting from New Jersey, about the 2020 presidential election. Baldwin, wearing a black Korean War veterans hat, identified himself as a former Tuskegee Airman, for which he received a standing ovation.

Warren declined to address the speculation about her presidential ambitions, and instead encouraged Baldwin and others to focus on the 2018 congressional elections.


Not trying to derail the thread but after reading the article, they really need to stop with this "She Persisted!" nonsense. It is terrible and it's like a losing team saying they should have won after a come from behind loss but that field goal!! Still a loss. Clinton needs to get out of the spotlight for the Dems to move on.

"She persisted" is about Warren, not Clinton:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nevertheless,_she_persisted


Oh ok. Well I still think it's a terrible slogan and moderates and conservatives that would lean-Dem to vote against Trump would tear Warren apart over it because it sounds too much like a protest chant, agitation. Dems do not need to aline themselves with that because it alienates the very centrist, swing, etc. vote that they need to get.
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« Reply #1576 on: July 17, 2017, 09:01:02 am »
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Kirsten Gillibrand tweeted a picture of her new dog, which she has named "Maple".

https://twitter.com/sengillibrand/status/886928508773171202

Which state is known for providing large quantities of maple syrup? Vermont. This is clearly just some sad attempt to win over Sanders voters. Does she think we're stupid? Does she think we won't notice? The truth is out there.
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« Reply #1577 on: July 17, 2017, 09:02:43 am »
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Kirsten Gillibrand tweeted a picture of her new dog, which she has named "Maple".

https://twitter.com/sengillibrand/status/886928508773171202

Which state is known for providing large quantities of maple syrup? Vermont. This is clearly just some sad attempt to win over Sanders voters. Does she think we're stupid? Does she think we won't notice? The truth is out there.
I would much prefer the name 'Mabel' but I'm just a goofy Gravity Falls nerd. Tongue
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« Reply #1578 on: July 17, 2017, 09:26:48 am »
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Kirsten Gillibrand tweeted a picture of her new dog, which she has named "Maple".

https://twitter.com/sengillibrand/status/886928508773171202

Which state is known for providing large quantities of maple syrup? Vermont. This is clearly just some sad attempt to win over Sanders voters. Does she think we're stupid? Does she think we won't notice? The truth is out there.

That is one cute ass dog.
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« Reply #1579 on: July 17, 2017, 01:48:36 pm »
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Former Vice President Joe Biden announced on Monday that he will embark on a speaking tour across the country later this year as he promotes his new book—sparking renewed cries for him to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

https://www.dailydot.com/layer8/biden-book-2020-election/
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« Reply #1580 on: July 17, 2017, 01:53:30 pm »
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Former Vice President Joe Biden announced on Monday that he will embark on a speaking tour across the country later this year as he promotes his new book—sparking renewed cries for him to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

https://www.dailydot.com/layer8/biden-book-2020-election/

I think this announcement is also the first time Biden has revealed the title of the book, which is “Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship and Purpose".

Here's the itinerary for the book tour:

https://us.macmillan.com/static/fib/joe-biden/

No stops in Iowa or New Hampshire.
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« Reply #1581 on: July 17, 2017, 04:53:36 pm »
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Also mentioned: This weekend is the National Governors Association summer meeting in Rhode Island, so a number of potential 2020 candidates will be in attendance (e.g., Bullock, Hickenlooper, McAuliffe):

https://www.nga.org/cms/SummerMeeting2017

Looks like Cuomo and Kasich are skipping though.


Looks like McAuliffe used the occasion to give Pence a backhanded "compliment":

http://www.businessinsider.com/mcauliffe-pence-medicaid-healthcare-governors-2017-7
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« Reply #1582 on: July 17, 2017, 08:15:02 pm »
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Bullock forms "Big Sky Values PAC".

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/17/us/politics/democrat-governors-bullock-mcauliffe.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

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Mr. Bullock is creating a federal political action committee, Big Sky Values PAC, that will offer a political infrastructure to let him meet Democratic donors, contribute to the party’s candidates and fund his out-of-state electoral travels.

As is typical for most potential candidates this far out from the next White House campaign, he said it was premature to discuss whether he would actually run.
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« Reply #1583 on: July 17, 2017, 08:24:21 pm »
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Bullock forms "Big Sky Values PAC".

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/17/us/politics/democrat-governors-bullock-mcauliffe.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

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Mr. Bullock is creating a federal political action committee, Big Sky Values PAC, that will offer a political infrastructure to let him meet Democratic donors, contribute to the party’s candidates and fund his out-of-state electoral travels.

As is typical for most potential candidates this far out from the next White House campaign, he said it was premature to discuss whether he would actually run.

I was sure he would run. I'm glad this is basically confirmed.
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« Reply #1584 on: July 17, 2017, 08:53:42 pm »
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Bullock forms "Big Sky Values PAC".

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/17/us/politics/democrat-governors-bullock-mcauliffe.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

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Mr. Bullock is creating a federal political action committee, Big Sky Values PAC, that will offer a political infrastructure to let him meet Democratic donors, contribute to the party’s candidates and fund his out-of-state electoral travels.

As is typical for most potential candidates this far out from the next White House campaign, he said it was premature to discuss whether he would actually run.

I was sure he would run. I'm glad this is basically confirmed.

He still could run against Daines instead...
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« Reply #1585 on: July 18, 2017, 07:33:30 am »
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Harris got good reviews from the Dem. donors she met with on Saturday, with one fundraiser saying he's convinced that she's going to run for prez:

http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/342431-dem-donors-buzzing-about-kamala-harris

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The Democratic donor class is abuzz about Kamala Harris after the freshman California senator was feted this weekend at an event in the Hamptons surrounded by top fundraisers.

The Bridgehampton event, where Harris mingled with top donors and supporters of Hillary Clinton, was the ultimate signal that Harris is “thinking much bigger” than the Senate, one top bundler said.

“She’s running for president. Take it to the bank,” another fundraiser said. “She’s absolutely going to run.”
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« Reply #1586 on: July 18, 2017, 07:38:01 am »
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Harris got good reviews from the Dem. donors she met with on Saturday, with one fundraiser saying he's convinced that she's going to run for prez:

http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/342431-dem-donors-buzzing-about-kamala-harris

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The Democratic donor class is abuzz about Kamala Harris after the freshman California senator was feted this weekend at an event in the Hamptons surrounded by top fundraisers.

The Bridgehampton event, where Harris mingled with top donors and supporters of Hillary Clinton, was the ultimate signal that Harris is “thinking much bigger” than the Senate, one top bundler said.

“She’s running for president. Take it to the bank,” another fundraiser said. “She’s absolutely going to run.”


The BrockBots are already calling anyone who criticizes her sexist. The 2020 primary is going to be a sh**thole.
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« Reply #1587 on: July 18, 2017, 08:23:29 am »
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Harris got good reviews from the Dem. donors she met with on Saturday, with one fundraiser saying he's convinced that she's going to run for prez:

http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/342431-dem-donors-buzzing-about-kamala-harris

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The Democratic donor class is abuzz about Kamala Harris after the freshman California senator was feted this weekend at an event in the Hamptons surrounded by top fundraisers.

The Bridgehampton event, where Harris mingled with top donors and supporters of Hillary Clinton, was the ultimate signal that Harris is “thinking much bigger” than the Senate, one top bundler said.

“She’s running for president. Take it to the bank,” another fundraiser said. “She’s absolutely going to run.”


The BrockBots are already calling anyone who criticizes her sexist. The 2020 primary is going to be a sh**thole.

Stahp, please.
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« Reply #1588 on: July 18, 2017, 01:12:48 pm »
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Klobuchar heading to Iowa again.



https://twitter.com/jasonnobledmr/status/887364677583470592
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« Reply #1589 on: July 18, 2017, 05:06:06 pm »
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Joe Kennedy III responds to the Town & Country headline that named him "the next President Kennedy":

http://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/07/kennedy_for_president_massachu.html

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"Furthest thing from my mind," he said after rallying with MBTA maintenance workers in Quincy. "Look, I've got an 18-month-old little girl, I've got a little boy on the way, we're dealing with health care, taxes and scandal after scandal coming from the Trump administration."
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"The headline caught me by surprise and I caught an awful lot of flack from friends, family and anybody I know," he said. "So, no plans on that, thanks very much."

No plans to run for president in 2020 or no plans to ever make a run for the White House, this reporter asked Kennedy. His answer was emphatic but left the door open a crack in case plans change.

Kennedy said, "No plans on that, period."
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« Reply #1590 on: July 18, 2017, 05:17:43 pm »
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Bullock talks some more about his new PAC:

http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_1dcfcc1e-b443-51de-a5fe-c5c1b931b62d.html

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Tuesday afternoon, Bullock said the PAC will allow him to "share Montana's story."

“Montana has a story that I’m asked more and more often about as far as how we treat one another with respect, we actually work together to get some things done, from health care to campaign finance transparency and other things,” he told reporters. “The ability to be part of that conversation, I think lending our voice is significant (and) there is no mechanism under state law to do so, so we formed that (federal) PAC both to help out some people and to help travel, (that) allows me to be part of that."

When asked if he would consider a run for president, Bullock said “2020 is a long, long way away. I have no idea what I’ll be doing at that point.”

Meanwhile, Politico says that “no one close to” Roy Cooper thinks he’s going to run for president in 2020:

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/07/18/can-roy-cooper-show-democrats-how-to-win-again-215386
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« Reply #1591 on: July 18, 2017, 06:33:53 pm »
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Joe Kennedy III responds to the Town & Country headline that named him "the next President Kennedy":

http://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/07/kennedy_for_president_massachu.html

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"Furthest thing from my mind," he said after rallying with MBTA maintenance workers in Quincy. "Look, I've got an 18-month-old little girl, I've got a little boy on the way, we're dealing with health care, taxes and scandal after scandal coming from the Trump administration."
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"The headline caught me by surprise and I caught an awful lot of flack from friends, family and anybody I know," he said. "So, no plans on that, thanks very much."

No plans to run for president in 2020 or no plans to ever make a run for the White House, this reporter asked Kennedy. His answer was emphatic but left the door open a crack in case plans change.

Kennedy said, "No plans on that, period."

Lol, "period". I don't know why I found that funny.
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« Reply #1592 on: July 18, 2017, 08:26:16 pm »
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Bullock talks some more about his new PAC:

http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_1dcfcc1e-b443-51de-a5fe-c5c1b931b62d.html

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Tuesday afternoon, Bullock said the PAC will allow him to "share Montana's story."

“Montana has a story that I’m asked more and more often about as far as how we treat one another with respect, we actually work together to get some things done, from health care to campaign finance transparency and other things,” he told reporters. “The ability to be part of that conversation, I think lending our voice is significant (and) there is no mechanism under state law to do so, so we formed that (federal) PAC both to help out some people and to help travel, (that) allows me to be part of that."

When asked if he would consider a run for president, Bullock said “2020 is a long, long way away. I have no idea what I’ll be doing at that point.”

Meanwhile, Politico says that “no one close to” Roy Cooper thinks he’s going to run for president in 2020:

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/07/18/can-roy-cooper-show-democrats-how-to-win-again-215386


A supplement for that:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/17/us/politics/democrat-governors-bullock-mcauliffe.html

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Yet Mr. Bullock already has the makings of a national stump speech. He boasts about his progressive accomplishments with a Republican-dominated legislature: He expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, cutting the rate of the state’s uninsured by over half, implemented stricter campaign finance laws and made Montana one of the few states to increase support for higher education.

While appealing to the Democratic heart, Mr. Bullock also has a message for the Democratic head. He talks of the party’s need to broaden its appeal beyond the coasts — Mr. Bullock won re-election as Donald J. Trump captured Montana by over 20 points — while implying they cannot turn to a septuagenarian as their nominee.

“There’s a lot of folks out there talking that are a lot older than middle-aged guys like me,” said Mr. Bullock, 51, alluding to some of the party’s best-known figures.

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Gov. Terry McAuliffe of Virginia, the chairman of the National Governors Association, exuberantly led a panel that drew Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada and the Tesla entrepreneur Elon Musk, with an eye toward raising his profile. The host governor, Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island, may also be open to a presidential run.

And while each is from a decidedly more Democratic state than Mr. Bullock, both are also unapologetic, business-friendly pragmatists with a focus on economic development that borders on obsessive.
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« Reply #1593 on: July 18, 2017, 08:29:58 pm »
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Raimondo for president? Not at all. She's like a female Malloy.
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« Reply #1594 on: July 18, 2017, 08:33:31 pm »
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Raimondo for president? Not at all. She's like a female Malloy.

Hey, Malloy stumped for Clinton in both Iowa and New Hampshire back in 2015/2016:

http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-malloy-iowa-hillary-clinton-1218-20151217-story.html
http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-malloy-campaigns-new-hampshire-clinton-20160129-story.html

Who says he's not interested?  Tongue
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« Reply #1595 on: July 18, 2017, 08:40:16 pm »
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That's why he's retiring - he wants to focus on his presidential campaign
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« Reply #1596 on: July 19, 2017, 11:28:10 am »
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Harris spends money on Bernie-backed media firm.

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Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) has paid the online media firm that helped propel Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders during his dark horse run for the 2016 Democratic primary more than $400,000 this year, filings show.
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« Reply #1597 on: July 19, 2017, 12:04:41 pm »
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Harris spends money on Bernie-backed media firm.

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Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) has paid the online media firm that helped propel Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders during his dark horse run for the 2016 Democratic primary more than $400,000 this year, filings show.

Rev are pretty much the best in the business at raising money on-line. Still not a definite sign that she's running for President; this could just be building her grassroots fundraising apparatus for other reasons.
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« Reply #1598 on: July 19, 2017, 08:31:05 pm »
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Joe Kennedy III responds to the Town & Country headline that named him "the next President Kennedy":


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"The headline caught me by surprise and I caught an awful lot of flack from friends, family and anybody I know," he said. "So, no plans on that, thanks very much."

No plans to run for president in 2020 or no plans to ever make a run for the White House, this reporter asked Kennedy. His answer was emphatic but left the door open a crack in case plans change.

Kennedy said, "No plans on that, period."


I like joe, he got some potential  but presidential speculation at this point is only because he's a Kennedy. .
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« Reply #1599 on: July 20, 2017, 08:27:09 am »
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This story is about the large 2020 Dem. field in general, with the one notable part being these quotes about Biden's book tour from a "former Biden adviser", which may or may not reflect Biden-world's thinking:

http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/342851-dems-see-huge-field-emerging-to-take-on-trump

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Biden will embark this fall on a 19-city book tour, which one former adviser said will be “a barometer” for a 2020 run.

Some of Biden’s supporters think a large pool could help the former vice president if he chooses to run. “Absent an Obama-level talent to break through the rank of newbies, [he] would be the only one with a pretty comfortable 20-30 percent that knows him and feels really positive about him, which is a great asset in a big, big field,” a former adviser to Biden said.
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