Democrats facing a steep uphill climb to win back the Senate want Beto O’Rourke to reconsider his long-shot bid for president and take another look at running for the Senate in Texas, especially if his White House bid fails to pick up momentum.They feel the same way about two other White House hopefuls who are polling at around 1 percent or lower: former Colorado Gov. John HickenlooperJohn HickenlooperKrystal Ball dismisses Rahm Emanuel's 'Medicare for All' criticism as a 'corporatist mantra' Trump says remark about Colorado border wall was made 'kiddingly' Colorado governor mocks Trump for saying he's building wall there MORE and Montana Gov. Steve BullockSteve BullockBiden, Buttigieg condemn rocket attacks on Israel Press: Another billionaire need not apply Obama's former chief economist advising Buttigieg MORE.Political experts give O’Rourke, Bullock and Hickenlooper little chance of winning the White House but say they could give GOP incumbents in their states a run … [Read more...] about Democrats hope some presidential candidates drop out — and run for Senate
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FLOOD-C-02DEC02-MT-RAD FLOOD-C-02DEC02-MT-RAD Photo: KATY RADDATZ Photo: KATY RADDATZ Image 1 of / 9 Caption Close Image 1 of 9 FLOOD-C-02DEC02-MT-RAD FLOOD-C-02DEC02-MT-RAD Photo: KATY RADDATZ Stately icon holds flood of memories 1 / 9 Back to Gallery Like a proud father showing off his child's growth in inch marks on the wall, Jim Flood takes visitors to the photo gallery he has created in the hallway outside his office. "Let's start way back here in the beginning of time, which is 1863. This is the corner of Market and Powell," he says. "There was nothing but a little white picket fence around the property." The property turned into one of the world's prime pieces of real estate. It's … [Read more...] about Stately icon holds flood of memories
Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we cautiously move into the second week at Del Mar.The California Horse Racing Board continues to make news with Wednesday’s announcement of the resignation of vice-chair Madeline Auerbach. At one time the presumptive chairman of the regulatory body, her time on the board grew short after Gov. Gavin Newsom said he wanted to pull back from those board members who have conflicts of interests. For more, just click here.As an owner and breeder, Auerbach could have been constantly questioned about conflicts just in the course of her running her business. One misstep was when she had a business relationship over a horse with Tim Ritvo, the chief operating officer of the Stronach Group. If you’ve forgotten, just click here for the story.Her announcement comes on the heels of executive director Rick Baedeker confirming to the Los Angeles Times that he is retiring soon and that Friday was assistant … [Read more...] about Racing! More changes at CHRB
FILE - Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined at left by Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Frank Pallone, D-N.J., speaks at an event to announce legislation to lower health care costs and protect people with pre-existing medical conditions, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2019. In an interview published in the New York Times over the weekend, Pelosi accused President Donald Trump of something remarkable: She feared he would not be willing to give up power peacefully in 2020 if the election were close. less FILE - Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined at left by Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Frank Pallone, D-N.J., speaks at an event to announce legislation to lower health care costs and protect ... more Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, STF / Associated Press … [Read more...] about Nancy Pelosi is worried Trump won’t give up power in 2020. He just underscored why.
Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerGOP senator blasts Dem bills on 'opportunity zones' Booker on Erdoğan: We should not be 'rolling out the red carpet for a ruthless authoritarian' The Hill's Morning Report - Diplomats kick off public evidence about Trump, Ukraine MORE (D-N.J.) on Thursday began calling members of Congress informing them he is running for president and is quietly making overtures to members for support, three congressional sources told The Hill."Yes, he is reaching out to members for their support,” said a former Democratic aide with direct knowledge of Booker’s intentions. "He's going to do it during Black History Month,” which starts on Friday.“I don't know if it's going to be tomorrow, I just know it's going to be soon."Among those who received a call Thursday were senior members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), of which Booker is a member.“He’s making calls,” a fourth source, Rep. Frederica WilsonFrederica … [Read more...] about Booker reaches out to lawmakers to seek support for 2020 bid