Supporters of Congressman Dean Phillips (D-MN) have launched several digital ads attacking Joe Biden’s electability in the 2020 presidential race. The ads, which were paid for by the Dean Phillips for America’s PAC, highlight Biden’s record and his positions on issues like health care and climate change to contrast them with Phillips’ progressive agenda. The ads also note that Phillips has been endorsed by prominent progressive movements such as the Sunrise Movement and Our Revolution. The ads are a sign of Phillips’ efforts to capitalize on the bio-diversity movement and distinguish himself from Biden and other more moderate contenders in the crowded 2020 Democratic field.
Dean Phillips is a first-time congressional candidate in Minnesota’s 3rd District and he’s doing his best to embrace an underdog role. The Democrat from Minnesota, who is taking on incumbent Republican Erik Paulsen in a competitive race, is running on a platform of accessibility, transparency and bipartisanship. He has positioned himself as the Alvin York-like […]
On May 14, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives voted along party lines to censure New York Democrat Jamaal Bowman for pulling the fire alarm at the Capitol during an attempt to enter the House chamber. Bowman had contended that he was acting to support redditormembers of Congress who had been locked out of the […]
The Trump administration is facing a major test in how it handles the Justice Department’s efforts to keep witness testimony under wraps in a high-profile criminal case. On Tuesday, the Justice Department sought a 90-day delay in the trial of Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, to accommodate a gag order requested […]