‘Rigged election’ goes from Trump complaint to campaign strategy

We don’t really know when the economy will get better, but there are three directions it could go. We break them down — and why the future of the largest economy in the world is virtually in the hands of Congress. “I don’t have any doubt that’s where he’s headed,” Pete Giangreco, a Democratic strategist who has worked on nine presidential campaigns, said of Trump’s effort to...

#ICYMI: Record-setting day, nurses protest, recruitment campaign, more

Article contentWednesday, May 27, 2020: Here are some of the stories we’ve been following today.A record-setting dayWe apologize, but this video has failed to load.#ICYMI: Record-setting day, nurses protest, recruitment campaign, more Back to videoIn case there was any doubt, Wednesday was a record-breaking day in terms of the heat in the city. Read more here.How to enjoy summer and minimize...

‘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...

Is the Maximum Pressure Campaign Working with Iran?

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L.A. could curb campaign donations from real estate developers

Los Angeles leaders are slated to vote Wednesday on a new law that will crack down on campaign contributions from real estate developers seeking city approval for their projects.The idea, first proposed by council members nearly three years ago, had languished before an FBI raid at City Hall last year cast a fresh spotlight on long-standing concerns about developer donations and political power....

Durham students draw powerful drunk driving messages on LCBO bags for annual campaign – Durham

A victim of impaired driving is praising a local campaign that incorporates students designing thousands of LCBO bags featuring blunt slogans in opposition to drinking and driving.But Trisha Dosaj Makarov says it’s frustrating, this is what it’s come to — kids taking the role of warning adults.“They’re having to tell us, the grown-ups, what is right to do, which is interesting,” she...

California congressman Duncan Hunter set to plead guilty in campaign finance case

(Reuters) - U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, a leading California conservative, said on Monday he would plead guilty to a federal charge of misusing campaign funds in a corruption case that could help Democrats gain his traditionally Republican seat. FILE PHOTO: U.S. congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) arrives for a motions hearing in his upcoming campaign financing trial at federal court in San...

Trump campaign denies press credentials to Bloomberg News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBloomberg: "We cannot afford four more years"The Trump campaign says it will refuse credentials to reporters with Bloomberg News, the outlet owned by Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg. After Mr Bloomberg's official entry to the 2020 race last week, Bloomberg said it would stop critically covering the Democratic...

Conjugal violence reaches into workplace, campaign tells employers

An association of women's shelters says it plans to send a conjugal violence campaign poster, an information brochure and contact information for shelters across the province to 1,000 of Quebec's largest employers and unions starting this week. West Island Women's Shelter Conjugal violence starts in the home, but it carries over into the workplace through threatening text and email messages,...