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Mark Sanford speaks at OZY Fest.
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AP News
September 08, 2019 - 10:54 am
Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, has decided to launch a longshot Republican challenge to President Donald Trump.
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
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AP News
August 28, 2019 - 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is dropping out of the presidential race as a campaign that once looked poised to ride strong #MeToo credentials to formidability was instead plagued by low polling and major fundraising struggles. The 52-year-old New York senator said Wednesday that...
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Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh making longshot GOP challenge to Trump
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AP News
August 25, 2019 - 1:51 pm
By Tom Davies (AP) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is unfit for office and must be denied a second term. "He's nuts. He's...
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Presidential candidates Michael Bennet, Kirsten Gillibrand, Julián Castro, Cory Booker, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee and Bill de Blasio participate in the CNN Democratic debate in Detroit on Wednesday, July 31.
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August 20, 2019 - 10:59 am
By Grace Sparks and David Wright, CNN (CNN) -- The third round of Democratic primary debates, hosted by ABC and Univision, will take place the second week of September. Presidential candidates have until late August to reach polling and grassroots fundraising thresholds set by the Democratic...
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Jim Melwert
August 19, 2019 - 6:02 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bucks County is holding a public demonstration of new voting machine options Monday night. Voters will be able to try out the different machines, talk to the vendors and give feedback to county officials who will make the decision. This evening’s demonstration is...
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It’s been a week since Pennsylvania’s primary election day, giving Montgomery County officials some time to digest feedback on the new paper-ballot voting machines.
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Pat Loeb
August 15, 2019 - 3:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Board of Elections voted Thursday to keep a $29 million dollar contract with Election Systems & Software (ES&S) for new voting machines. The contract was up for review, after the city controller discovered that the company failed to disclose...
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Election official Mary Wickersham enters selections into a voting machine during a public accuracy testing of Election Day voting machines, Oct. 23, 2018 in Minnesota.
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Pat Loeb
August 14, 2019 - 3:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Board of Elections has scheduled a special meeting for Thursday to consider canceling a $29 million contract with Election Systems & Software, or ES&S, for new voting machines, after the city controller found the company failed to disclose...
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Two new candidates joined the race for Philadelphia City Council-at-large Wednesday. They're backed by the Working Families Party, and they're targeting seats traditionally held by Republicans.
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Pat Loeb
July 31, 2019 - 3:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two new candidates joined the race for Philadelphia City Council-at-large Wednesday. They're backed by the Working Families Party, and they're targeting seats traditionally held by Republicans. Kendra Brooks and Nic O'Rourke filed twice the number of signatures needed...
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Puerto Rico gov will not seek re-election, leaves his party
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July 21, 2019 - 6:48 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party. Ricardo Rosselló made the announcement Sunday via a brief Facebook video as hundreds of viewers...
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Former Rep. Joe Sestak is running for president.
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Justin Udo
June 23, 2019 - 12:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak has become the latest Democrat to announce a 2020 presidential bid. The retired Navy admiral who calls himself "Admiral Joe" on his campaign website joins a crowded Democratic field seeking the nomination to challenge President Donald...
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