Election 2020

Russian trolls have new election-meddling strategy for 2020

Russian online trolls have shifted their strategy to disrupt the U.S. presidential election in 2020, according to a Bloomberg report. Instead of creating propaganda, trolls are signing up for social media accounts using fake personas, then using those accounts to amplify the divisive...

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 4:30pm

De Blasio tests the waters for presidential run in South Carolina

Mayor Bill de Blasio visited the key presidential primary state of South Carolina this weekend, where he tested his message among progressive groups and said he would make a decision about entering the 2020 race "sooner rather than later." It's the second trip to a primary state in two weeks for...

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 2:50pm

Bernie Sanders 2020 bid will kick of with Brooklyn rally this weekend

Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced earlier in February that he’s once again running for president of the United States, and the Brooklyn-born politician is kicking off his 2020 campaign back in his home borough.  Sanders announced that the first rally in his effort to be the...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 1:29pm

Candidates for NYC Public Advocate prepare to debate on Feb. 6

The special election for New York's Public Advocate is on Feb. 26, and already the crowded race has begun to empty out, with five of the 22 candidates running being disqualified by the New York City Board of Elections on Tuesday. On Feb. 6, 10 of the 17 survivors will get their first chance to spar...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:34am

Can you predict who's running for president based on waist size?

The biggest telltale sign of a presidential run used to be who was staffing up. Now there's a new bellwether: Who's slimming down. In addition to grabbing the best advisers and communications directors, potential candidates are prepping for the electoral fray by getting in fighting shape,...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 5:43pm

De Blasio: Presidential candidates need to run on universal health care

Whether or not he decides to run for president in 2020, Bill de Blasio thinks that the Democratic Party needs to move to left. Speaking to Jake Tapper on CNN, de Blasio argued that many "moderate" Democrats still haven't realized that the way to win back the White House is to advocate...

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 3:38pm

2020 presidential contenders begin to step forward

The winners of the midterm Congressional elections have barely warmed their seats, but potential 2020 presidential candidates are wasting no time in declaring their intentions to join what political analysts have called a "free-for-all" and "candidate tsunami." One prominent...

Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 12:29am

Trump's 2020 campaign has funneled $1 million to his businesses: Report

President Trump has shifted $1.1 million from his 2020 re-election campaign into his own pocket by charging the campaign for rent at Trump Tower, rooms at Trump-owned hotels and mysterious legal expenses, Forbes reported Thursday. Federal filings show that Trump Tower Commercial LLC, an entity 100...

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:36pm

Nearly 6 in 10 Americans don't want Trump to be re-elected

Only 36 percent of Americans believe that President Trump should be re-elected to a second term, according to a new poll released Wednesday. The survey by Monmouth University found that Trump is well underwater with independent voters, and a double-digit percentage of Republicans want to give him...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 8:20pm

Hillary Clinton says 'I'd like to be president', stoking buzz about 2020

During a talk on Friday, Hillary Clinton said, "I'd like to be president," reviving rumors that she would take a third run at the White House in 2020. At a public taping of the Recode Decode podcast in New York City, Clinton initially said "no" twice when asked if she...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 7:25pm

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

Will Paul Ryan run for president in 2020?

When Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced he wouldn't run for re-election this fall, it surprised some (who saw him as a next-generation party leader) but didn't exactly shock others (amid predictions of a Democratic takeover of Congress in the midterms, the unfolding of the...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 9:18pm

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg mulls 2020 presidential run

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is mulling a run for president in the 2020 election, a source close to him told CBS2. Though he considered running as an independent in the 2016 presidential election, Bloomberg has stayed mostly out the political arena since his third term as the city...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 5:00pm

Trump's 2020 re-election campaign working with 4 former Cambridge Analytica staffers

At least four former employees of Cambridge Analytica, the data-mining firm that improperly harvested the private data of 87 million Facebook users during the 2016 presidential race, are working for President Trump's 2020 re-election campaign, a new report says. They work for a new company...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:38pm

Well, here's the horrible Trump 2020 campaign slogan

Last Saturday, President Trump used a campaign rally for Rep. Steve Saccone as a re-election campaign ally for himself, taking the opportunity after one year in office to reveal his slogan for the 2020 race. "Keep America Great, exclamation point," he told the crowd gathered in Western...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 5:15pm

Caitlyn Jenner, Kanye, The Rock not the only celebs considering political career

Following the greatest reality show on earth, the 2016 presidential election, there aren’t many things that surprise us anymore. Real estate mogul and reality TV host Donald Trump became No. 45 after beating out a slew of seasoned politicians and other celebrities are having ideations of...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:23am

Trump’s America: Uncaged and unhinged! It’s re-election time!

Campaign Donald is uncaged again. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking: When was he ever caged? Well, compared to the wild man who turned up over the weekend in Moon Township, Pennsylvania — yes, that’s really the name — the character who’s been seething...

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 6:27pm

Trump almost didn't choose 'embarrassingly poor' Pence as VP

When making a decision about who to choose as his running mate, Donald Trump was concerned with potential ticket mate Mike Pence. Why? Because he thought Pence was “embarrassingly poor.” Before Trump chose Pence, he sized him up over a game of golf. The Atlantic reported: ...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:46pm

31% of Republicans want to see Trump removed from GOP ticket in 2020

President Trump has bragged that he could shoot a man in the middle of Fifth Avenue and not lose any votes. But he might want to consider moving any public executions to a side street: His stalwart support among Republicans may be slipping. Almost a third of the GOP wants a new Republican candidate...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 3:01pm

Trump misses his old life, claims ex-wife Ivana

You might remember last month when Ivana Trump dubbed herself the “real first lady” during an interview with Good Morning America. Now, the Czech Republic native who recently published a tell-all memoir, Raising Trump, says her former husband misses his old life (because she would know...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 5:28pm