Tag: Voters

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Freshmen Democratic Congresswomen Omar Endorses Bernie Sanders, AOC Expected to Follow Suit

Freshmen Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has given 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders her endorsement. The 78-year old senator from Vermont received the endorsement from Omar in on Tuesday night in a video that she released on Twitter. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, is expected to endorse…

Young Democrats Mobilize, Rejecting Establishments History

Young progressive Democrats are taking their party from its traditional leadership that does not look like or represent their interests. What the New York Times calls a “revolution” is actually just the Democratic voters taking action after its party’s leadership largely ignored them. Speaking to the Times, a young Democrat…

Why Courting White Voters Will Not Save the Democratic Party

A key factor that contributed to the Democratic Party’s loss in the presidential election was its failure to engage minority voters. And trends indicate that this will only become more important for the fate of politics in future elections. A Pew Research Center study revealed last week that 2016 was…

Trump Sticks to False Facts on Election Votes

In his first meeting with congressional leaders on Monday night, President Donald Trump once again insisted on the widely debunked claim that he would have won the popular vote had it not been for 3 million to 5 million “illegals” who voted in the 2016 election. Despite numerous studies and…

Trump Thanks Blacks Who Didn't Vote

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio According to President-elect Donald Trump, Black voters who stayed home on Election Day were “almost as good” as the ones who voted for him, who came through for him “big league.” “The African American community was great to us. They came through, big league. Big league,” he…

Trump Won More Latino Votes than Romney in 2012

Donald Trump secured more Latino votes than Republican candidate Mitt Romney did in his 2012 presidential bid, reports show. According to a CNN exit poll, Trump won 29 percent of the Latino vote, compared to Romney’s 27 percent in 2012. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton failed to win as much support…

Black Voters 'Shortchanged' by Obama Presidency, Says Diddy

Rapper and business mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs insisted this weekend that Black voters “hold our vote” this upcoming election until a candidate makes issues for Blacks a priority in the campaign, adding that Black voters who put President Barack Obama into office “got a little bit shortchanged.” “This is politics….