Campaign 2020

A Look Ahead to Super Tuesday Elections

With just a few days until Super Tuesday Elections, Political Analyst Steve Flowers gave us a preview of what to expect, and some of the unexpected that may come up on March 3rd. On the Presidential side, Democrats will be voting for the candidate they want to see take on President Trump in November. Most of the major players running…

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit over Control of the Alabama Democratic Party

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit over control of the Alabama Democratic Party. Montgomery Circuit Judge Greg Griffin dismissed the lawsuit filed by longtime leader Nancy Worley to prevent new Chairman Chris England from taking control. Judge Griffin said he did not have jurisdiction over the internal party dispute. Worley said she was disappointed in the action and is reviewing…

Elizabeth Warren Scheduled to Be in Selma on Bloody Sunday

Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is scheduled to be in Selma on Sunday, which will mark the 55th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Former State Sen. Hank Sanders says Warren will take part in the Historical Selma Presidential Forum on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at Wallace Community College Selma. Sanders says the event is the first-ever presidential forum to be…

Analysis: Sanders New Hampshire Victory Puts Pressure on Moderate Democrats

For Bernie Sanders, not all victories are created equal. In 2016, Sanders carried New Hampshire by 22 points, pummeling Hillary Clinton and setting the stage for a protracted fight over the Democratic presidential nomination. On Tuesday, he won the state’s primary by less than 2 points, raising questions about his ability to broaden his coalition beyond his most loyal supporters….

Andrew Yang, Who Created Buzz with Freedom Dividend, Ends 2020 Bid

Democrat Andrew Yang is suspending his 2020 bid for president. Yang made the announcement Tuesday after expecting a disappointing finish in New Hampshire’s primary. The 45-year-old entrepreneur created buzz for his presidential campaign by championing a universal basic income that would give every American adult $1,000 per month. He was one of the breakout stars of the Democratic primary race….

Democratic Presidential Candidate Mike Bloomberg Campaigns in Capital City

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg was back in the Capital City Saturday, campaigning ahead of the Alabama Democratic Primaries scheduled for next month. He was a speaker at the Alabama Democratic Conference Convention, held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown, Montgomery. “Not only are you the very best democrats we have in the state, you represent 70 percent of…

Democratic Presidential Candidate Mike Bloomberg to Campaign in Montgomery Saturday

U.S. Presidential Candidate Mike Bloomberg/Source: Associated Press One of the Democratic candidates for president is making a stop in the River Region this weekend. Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg will be at two events Saturday. According to his campaign spokesperson, Bloomberg will first be at the Alabama Democratic Conference’s annual convention at the Embassy Suites in downtown Montgomery. After,…

Jessica Taylor Endorsed by State Representative Will Dismukes

(Source: Will Dismukes) Will Dismukes, a former Republican candidate for Alabama’s 2nd congressional district, endorsed Republican candidate Jessica Taylor Tuesday. State Representative Will Dismukes of Prattville said, “Our country desperately needs a new generation of conservatives to take on radical socialists like AOC, Ilhan Omar and their ‘squad.’ That’s why, today, I’m endorsing conservative Jessica Taylor for Congress.” Dismukes dropped…

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Expected to File Presidential Campaign Paperwork in Alabama Today

CBS News is reporting that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning to file paperwork today to place his name on the ballot for the Alabama Democratic presidential primary next year. This is the first concrete signal that he is on the verge of launching a presidential campaign, according to a person familiar with his plans. Bloomberg is…