Sen. Kamala Harris’ presidential campaign raised $1.5 million in its first 24 hours from 38,000 donors, her campaign aides told Politico, “a massive haul for the first-term senator from California that tied Bernie Sanders’ one-day total from his 2016 presidential campaign.”
“I think it’s totally appropriate for people to look at me and say if I were to run for office again, ‘Well God darn you’re old.’ … Well, chronologically, I am old.”
— Joe Biden, saying that it would be “totally legitimate” to question his age if he mounts a White House bid in 2020, CNN reports.
“President Trump has topped $100 million in fundraising for his 2020 reelection bid — an enormous haul for a president barely two years into his first term,” the Washington Post reports. “Trump pulled in more than $18 million last quarter through his campaign committee and two joint fundraising committees with the Republican National Committee, for a total of at least $106 million since January 2017, according to his campaign and federal filings.”
44% to 37%
A new Politico/Morning Consult poll finds Joe Biden leading Donald Trump in a possible presidential race, 44% to 37%.
President Trump’s campaign team has run more than 4,400 ads on the president’s personal Facebook page since May 7, CNN reports. The page has more than 24 million followers. The data was obtained through Facebook’s new ad tracking tool, which allows users to see political ads run on the platform in the United States.
A new Politico/Morning Consult poll finds just 36% of voters say they would vote for President Trump over a generic Democratic candidate in 2020, compared with 44% who would pick the Democrat, the poll shows. One in five voters, 20%, are undecided.
A new American Research Group poll in New Hampshire finds President Trump leads Gov. John Kasich (R) in a possible presidential primary by 6 points, 48% to 42%. Trump leads Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) by a wider margin, 49% to 33%, with 18% of voters undecided.
Dog years, short as they are, are longer than election years in the American system. And since the 2020 presidential race is just around the corner in “election years,” it’s time to start getting to know our candidates. Here is U.S. Rep. John Delaney (D – Md.), who is emerging as a pretty strong voice.
Check out this “Why I’m Running” video, and if you like what you see, find out more. Visit his campaign website, where you’ll discover that Delaney is not afraid to name his favorite Springsteen song. You can also follow his Congressional feed or his presidential candidate feed on Twitter.