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The first...bill in any General Assembly session is usually a signal of the majority caucus’s top priority. And for the 2020 session, the new Democratic majority has decided it is a measure to make it easier for more people to vote
The businesswoman tells ITV show that she is heartbroken, humiliated – and that the PM hangs up the phone on her
Jonathan MartinSeason 12 of @TheCrownNetflix gonna be lit
“In an outspoken interview with ITV’s Exposure the tech entrepreneur also tells the journalist John Ware that Boris Johnson has refused to take her phone calls at Downing Street and has cut her off before....
New entrants into the race. A nod from Barack Obama. Centrist victories in governor’s contests. Moderates sense a favorable shift.
Jonathan Martin.@alexburnsNYT on the Revenge of the Mods and @PeteButtigieg pulling a punch >
But Mr. Buttigieg did not deliver the line, instead saying he wanted support from people “whether you are a....”
In Louisiana and Kentucky, Mr. Trump’s political pleas appeared to energize Democrats and political moderates as much as his own base, sending turnout in cities and suburbs soaring.
Jonathan MartinNEW: After Trump makes three trips to La, only to eat a 40K loss a week after another L in Ky, Republicans point fingers over why he was so engaged in a single,non-swing state gov race
But what La revealed could have implications for 2020
w @maggieNYT >
John Bel Edwards of Louisiana, a rare Democratic governor in the South, was re-elected for a second term, beating back a challenger heavily supported by President Trump.
Jonathan Martin.@LouisianaGov told me:
“It is an easier state to govern when the Saints and LSU are winning. People are just in a better mood.”
Tonight, the #1-ranked @LSUfootball 🐯 rolled to another win and Louisianans re-elected their governor
Former two-term Gov. Jon Huntsman will try for a third.
Jonathan MartinWhile we’re on the topic of Bay State governors, @MittRomney and his good friend @JonHuntsman could soon be reunited as senator and governor from Utah.
Talk about a ticket to ride >
“I’m kind of embarrassed to admit that I voted for Donald Trump at this point,” a voter said in one of the ads, which will air in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, three key swing states.
Jonathan MartinNew: @American_Bridge is unveiling a $3M ad buy in WI, MI + PA featuring :60 testimonials from 2016 Trump supporters in each acknowledging they made a mistake
It’s the first wave in a series of first-person voter spots they hope to air throughout 2020
Days after Michael Bloomberg began taking steps to enter the 2020 race, Mr. Patrick’s conversations with top Democrats are the latest evidence of an unsettled presidential primary field.
Jonathan MartinNEWS: @DevalPatrick is considering a last-minute entry into the presidential race
And his Mass allies are already putting out feelers in early states.
Decision imminent: NH filing deadline is Friday
Biden Holds Slight Lead In New Hampshire Dem Primary, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; 54 Percent Definitely Wouldn't Vote For Bloomberg In Primary
Jonathan MartinYang cleaning up w 29 and under
Not so much in older demo
@melbournecoal and I wrote this when Bernie NH guy got pushed out, but this poll captures it: Bernie’s challenge isn’t just Warren - tho there’s overlap per 2nd choice pref - but Yang + Tulsi
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump Jr.'s appearance Sunday at a university to talk about his new book on liberals and free speech was marked by an argument between him and the audience over why he...
Jonathan MartinThe Guardian said that Trump Jr. told the audience that taking questions from the floor risked creating soundbites that leftwing social media posters would abuse and distort.
Guilfoyle told audience members that they were being rude