Trump tells rallygoers ‘You have to vote for me’

MANCHESTER, N.H. — President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he hopes to capture in 2020, that their financial security depends on his reelection. “Whether you love me or hate me you have […]

Speak Out: Campaign cash

A Thursday story reported that Joe Biden has raised the most money from Delawareans contributing to presidential candidates. But President Trump has picked up contributions from more Delawareans than the other 20-plus candidates combined, despite the strong registration advantage the Democratic Party enjoys here. • Tells you who should control this state. — Doug Poore […]

Speak Out: Changes at the top

After a 12-year tenure that saw the state shift part of its voter registration system from paper to electronic and recently purchase new voting machines, Elaine Manlove has stepped down as Delaware’s commissioner of election. Now, for the second time, Anthony Albence has been chosen to succeed her. Mr. Albence was nominated by Gov. John […]

Commentary: Disabled voters figure to loom large in 2020

The Disabilities Law Program (DLP) of Community Legal Aid Society Inc. (CLASI) is promoting a national effort to make the disability vote more influential. This effort, known as the REV UP Campaign, has designated July 15-19, 2019 as National Disability Voter Registration Week. In 2020, approximately 23% of the American electorate — over 35 million […]

Letter to the Editor: Democratic debates

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When I saw the line of podiums at the recent Democrats debates, I was optimistic. That does not mean I am pleased with how they played out. In fact, I was angry. Here we had an outstanding combination of ideas and brainpower. Imagine a White House staff that really knew about finance, employment, environmental issues, […]

Letter to the Editor: Questions about commentary

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As I began to read Mr. Carreau’s commentary (7/7/19) I thought the writer had some good points but as I continued reading I changed my mind. Where did Mr Carreau get his evidence about how citizens view the federal govt vs the states? Did he make that up? He feels that “Get Out the Vote” […]

Speak Out: ‘Don’t meddle in the election’

With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle in the election” in their first meeting since the special counsel concluded that Moscow extensively interfered in the 2016 presidential campaign on Friday. Democrats on Capitol Hill were quick to criticize the president, saying he was making light […]

Trump campaign announces $105M raised during second quarter

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign says it raised $105 million during the second fundraising quarter. The campaign said Tuesday it has a whopping $100 million in cash on hand. Campaign manager Brad Parscale says the total is “a testament to the overwhelming support” for Trump, who formally announced for reelection in June. Parscale […]

Harris lands 2020 endorsement from 2 Black Caucus members

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two more members of the Congressional Black Caucus are backing Kamala Harris’s bid for the presidency. Reps. Bobby Rush of Illinois and Frederica Wilson of Florida are supporting the California Democrat’s presidential bid. Endorsements from the caucus, which counts more than 50 members, are shaping up to be very influential in the […]

Commentary: Saddle up for the next election

One of my annual rituals is watching the movie “1776.” It’s a musical that was made for the country’s bicentennial to show the debate of the Second Continental Congress in writing and signing the Declaration of Independence. The declaration told the world that Americans would no longer bow to a king. It’s a story of […]

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