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Trump doesn’t think Democrats will back Bloomberg in 2020 election

While it has been long rumored that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is mulling a run for president in the 2020 election, President Trump isn’t all that concerned about facing him on the ballot. “I think he’d be easy, so easy,” President Trump said on Fox...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:40pm

Here’s how Cynthia Nixon has already one upped Cuomo

Ahead of Thursday’s New York Democratic primary, Cynthia Nixon already has a big win over rival Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  “Nixon has already succeeded in forcing Cuomo to tack to the left,” said Patrick J. Egan, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies at NYU...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:01am

What does the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez primary win mean for politics?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s name was everywhere in the wake of her Tuesday primary win. Her defeat of incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley was deemed a “shocking upset” by many. In unseating the 10-term member of Congress in the first primary election he’s faced in more than a decade,...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 12:34pm

Dems say they need 1 more Senate vote to overrule net neutrality repeal

Since the FCC, lead by Chairman Ajit Pai, voted to repeal Obama-era laws protecting net neutrality on Dec. 14, the Senate had 60 legislative days under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to challenge the decision, The Washington Post reports. Just last Tuesday, they had 40 senators sign off on the...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 12:24pm

Democrats want to limit Trump's ability to launch nukes

Democrats are worried President Donald Trump is putting his finger a little too close to the nuclear button and they are looking to require congressional approval before he can call for nuclear or conventional attacks. As Trump’s conflict with North Korean leader Kim Jon Un escalates, three...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2:35pm

The Foreman Forecast: The cynical flood

I try not to grow more cynical as each year passes, but I’m conscious and I live in D.C. – so that’s like trying to not get wet when you fall into a creek. Accordingly, the Harvey Weinstein saga has me swimming in cynicism. Weinstein is a Hollywood mogul who is a major donor and...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:01am

The Foreman Forecast: Between you and me

In my continuing quest to figure out what the heck is going on with the American electorate, it came to me this morning: This is like my breakup with a college girlfriend. I’ll call her Samantha. (Although her real name was Donna – I just like the name Samantha. Perhaps this is another...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 5:03am

Republican lawyer accusing Bernie Sanders' wife of fraud has history of complaints against left-leaning politicians

Bernie Sanders was right when he called an investigation into allegations of fraud by his wife politically motivated, but the Republican lawyer driving the probe said it’s about increasing transparency, not partisan politics. The lawyer Brady Toensing of Charlotte, Vermont, has a decade-long...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 4:09pm

Supreme Court to decide if gerrymandering is unconstitutional

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether electoral maps drawn deliberately to favor a particular political party, known as gerrymandering, are acceptable under the Constitution in a case that could have huge consequences for American elections. The justices will take up Wisconsin...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 12:23pm

Update: Fox News host Sean Hannity backs off conspiracy theory connecting DNC staffer's murder with Wikileaks email dump

UPDATE 11:37 a.m. May 24, 2017: Sean Hannity, one of Fox News’ primetime hosts told viewers he was backing off a controversial story insinuating a DNC staffer was murdered last summer because he leaked emails to Wikileaks. The announcement on Tuesday at the start of his show, “Hannity...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 12:16pm

The Foreman Forecast: Help Wanted

Barack Obama emerged from his post-presidential hibernation this week to urge young people to get involved in politics. “The single most important thing I can do,” he said at a student forum in Chicago, “is to help…the next generation of leadership to take up the baton....

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 9:12pm

Who is more popular: Donald Trump or United Airlines?

If you’re wondering who would win a popularity contest between Donald Trump and United Airlines, you’re in luck. According to a new poll, respondents chose the embattled carrier over the president. Public Policy Polling surveyed 648 registered voters across the country this week. While...

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 2:17pm

The Foreman Forecast: Trump's 20/20 vision

All right, Democrats, calm down. Have a seat. Smoke ‘em if you’ve got ‘em. I’ll grant that these might be giddy times on your side of the aisle, but Donald Trump is not on the run yet.  As much as you may be elated by news of your candidate in Georgia almost walking...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 9:39pm

Amid Republican opposition, Trump's health care bill pulled from House vote

Friday was the day President Trump had hoped to see his health care plan begin the journey toreplaceObamacare.But given the intense opposition from some House Republicans — whose votes the president desperately needed —The American Health Care Act was pulled from its scheduled vote Friday afternoon...

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:31pm

Trump supporter feels ‘betrayed’ by health care plan

Kraig Moss, aka the “Trump Troubadour,” was one of Donald Trump’s staunchest — and most vocal — supporters while the businessman was running for president.Moss put his life and business on hold, even stopping his mortgage payments, to sing his support while stumping for Trump on the campaign trail...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9:01pm

Activists converge in Boston to show support for Trump, Planned Parenthood

The cold did not deter activists from converging in downtown Boston for two separate rallies on Saturday afternoon.Thousands, including Mayor Marty Walsh, gathered on Boston Common to protest possible funding cuts for Planned Parenthood.The demonstration came the day after Republican Gov. Charlie...

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 5:15pm

PHOTOS: Supporters take to NYC's Fifth Avenue to #March4Trump

Since the election, Trump Tower has become a major New York attraction.It’s no surprise given that the gleaming 58-story skyscraper is home to both the Trump Organization and President Donald Trump’s primary residence, so tourists and activists alike can usually be seen converging on its...

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 3:11pm

Trump blasts DNC race as 'rigged'

President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Sunday morning to comment on the Democratic National Committee election that took place the previous night, charging the chairman's race was "rigged" against Keith Ellison, a candidate backed by former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.Ellison, a...

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 9:45am

LIVE STREAM: Democrats vote for DNC chairman

The two frontrunners for Democratic chairmanareMinnesota Rep. Keith Ellison andformer Labor Secretary Tom Perez.Ellison earned early endorsements from Sen. Bernie Sanders and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, but Perez gained some high-profile endorsements later on.With a strained voice, Perez...

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 1:43pm

The Foreman Forecast: Advice to disgruntled Democrats

When I’m not dedicating my life to being an enemy of the people (those who have not signed up for Sarcasm 101, please see the registrar) I wonder what Democrats are going to do with all this anger they are whipping up like a Sunday gumbo; those steaming tides flooding the streets, those waves of...

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 5:00am