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2020 presidential hopefuls to weigh in on public education ahead of December debate

2020 presidential hopefuls to weigh in on public education ahead of December debate

ABC News(PITTSBURGH) — Seven Democratic presidential candidates, including many who have qualified for the next debate, traveled to Pittsburgh on Saturday to weigh in on public education and share their perspective plans.Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg and Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet kicked off the event, fielding questions on teacher pay,…

Pete Buttigieg releases list of 113 bundlers for his campaign

Pete Buttigieg releases list of 113 bundlers for his campaign

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The campaign of South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a list of top bundlers on Friday night as he faces increasing pressure to shed light on his fundraising.The release of the bundlers list comes as part of the campaign’s effort to provide increased transparency of his campaign, following scrutiny from…

Bloomberg pushing Wall Street execs, mega donors to back DNC fundraising

Bloomberg pushing Wall Street execs, mega donors to back DNC fundraising

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Former New York mayor and billionaire Mike Bloomberg is set to meet with several executive Wall Street influencers and mega donors on his home turf Thursday, ABC News has learned.He will meet with long-time hedge fund managers, bundlers and those in the private equity sphere.Meanwhile, Bloomberg’s team has been phoning donors…

Supreme Court to take up all 3 Trump subpoena challenges this term

Supreme Court to take up all 3 Trump subpoena challenges this term

iStock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear appeals from President Donald Trump in three separate cases seeking access to his personal financial records, including tax returns, personal checks and credit card transactions.Three congressional committees and a New York prosecutor each issued subpoenas for the records, after which Trump challenged those requests in…

Trump accuses Democrats of ‘trivializing impeachment’ after vote on articles

Trump accuses Democrats of ‘trivializing impeachment’ after vote on articles

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) —  Just about an hour after the House Judiciary Committee Friday approved two articles of impeachment against him, President Donald Trump accused them of “trivializing” the constitutional process for political gain.Before a meeting with Paraguay’s president at the White House, Trump told reporters he had been working on a China trade deal…

A parody account dupes journalists into spreading viral ‘campaign moment’ on Twitter

A parody account dupes journalists into spreading viral ‘campaign moment’ on Twitter

iStock(NEW YORK ) — In the wee hours of Friday morning, comedian Nick Cirarelli changed his Twitter profile photo, posing as a political campaign staffer for presidential candidate and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg.Cirarelli then tweeted a video of what appeared to be a sincere “campaign moment” often raved about on social media. Look out #TeamPete because…

House Judiciary Committee set to vote on Trump impeachment articles

House Judiciary Committee set to vote on Trump impeachment articles

drnadig/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee on Friday morning was set to vote on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, before sending them to the full House for historic final votes next week.The committee is meeting after some 14 hours of bitter debate over the wording of the charges of “abuse of power”…