Presidential Election

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….

Joe Biden Launching Fundraising PAC Amid 2020 Speculation

Official portrait of Vice President Joe Biden in his West Wing Office at the White House, Jan. 10, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any…

SPLC: Increase in Hate Crimes Post-Election

The Southern Poverty Law Center is tracking an increase in hate crimes and hate incidents since the presidential election. SPLC Senior Fellow Mark Potok says the majority of these crimes are targeting minority groups.  He attributes the increase partially to Donald Trump’s victory. “Donald Trump has given these people, white supremacists, a kind of political space to operate,” he explained,…