"I will not be campaigning in the traditional way while we are in the midst of our response to this pandemic. Facing, fighting and defeating this virus — and rebuilding a stronger, more resilient economy — are my top priorities," he said. "This means, until the state of emergency is over, I won’t have a campaign staff or office, be raising money, or participating in normal campaign events." … [Read more...] about Vermont governor, running for reelection, won’t campaign or raise money
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Subsequent hagiography has made it hard to recall the image problems Ronald Reagan had in 1980. After jumping into politics as an opponent of Medicare and a supporter of Barry Goldwater, Reagan had been de facto leader of the conservative movement for many years and had launched a highly ideological primary challenge to a sitting Republican president in 1976. Early general election polls showed Jimmy Carter leading Reagan, who had the additional problem of a former GOP primary rival, John Anderson, on the ballot as an independent. … [Read more...] about Trump Is Not the First Presidential Nominee to Take a Wild Strategic Gamble. They’ve Even Paid Off a Few Times.
Earlier this month the Göta Court of Appeal overturned the child rape conviction of another migrant, an Afghan national. The court stated that there was not enough evidence to say without a doubt the migrant knew the girl he had sex with was only 13. … [Read more...] about Migrant Who Raped Child over 100 Times Avoids Deportation from Sweden
In a phone interview Thursday morning, Kildee warned that if Congress allows the benefits to expire without throwing an additional lifeline, workers would lose homes, be evicted from apartments and curtail their spending on essential goods that would lead to the closure of countless small businesses. The result, he said, would be another Great Depression. … [Read more...] about More than 100 Democrats press Trump to extend jobless benefits
Despite the Chinese coronavirus lockdown that saw the British citizens under effective house arrest, a record 741 migrants landed in the country in May, with a total of 1,359 migrants reaching Britain since the lockdown was introduced in March, according to the Daily Mail. … [Read more...] about 100 Illegal Boat Migrants Escorted Again Into British Waters by the French Navy