Iowa Democratic Party chairman resigns in wake of caucus chaos

Troy Price submitted his resignation letter on Wednesday.February 12, 2020, 11:18 PM3 min read Troy Price, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, submitted his resignation letter on Wednesday, following the blacklash that ensued after the results of the caucus were delayed last week due to "coding issues" of the state's new reporting app. Following the confusion of the caucuses, Price said he is...

‘Start Here’: Democratic senators running for president hit the campaign trail ahead of impeachment trial

It's Monday, Jan. 20, 2019. Let's start here. 1. Double duty Just days before the Iowa caucuses, the Democratic senators who are running for president are squeezing in last-minute campaign stops before heading back to Washington, D.C., for the impeachment trial in the Senate this week. On today's "Start Here," ABC News' Rachel Scott says some of the senators are planning to hit the trail when...

European Citizens’ initiative: A democratic fiasco?

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa, Trento – Eventually, European policy makers and MEPs greeted the start of the new European Commission’s term under the leadership of president, Ursula von der Leyen. In September, Von der Leyen mentioned that the priority of the Commission’s team would be to revive Europe’s democracy. However, it might need to break with the past if it plans to...

‘I know what it takes to beat Trump’: Former New York mayor to run in 2020 Democratic presidential race against Trump

WASHINGTON — Billionaire media mogul Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of America’s largest city, jumped into the race for the Democratic U.S. presidential nomination on Sunday as a moderate with deep pockets unabashedly aiming to beat fellow New Yorker Donald Trump in the November 2020 election.Bloomberg‘s belated entry into the race – just three months before the first of the...