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Cory Booker Compares the Green New Deal to Fighting Nazis, Moon Landing, Marshall Plan

Friday at a campaign event in Mason City, IA, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) compared Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey’s (D-MA) so-called Green New Deal to fighting Nazis. Booker said, “We have to deal with this. Our planet is in peril, and we need to be bold. It’s one of the reasons I signed on to the resolution. I co-sponsored the resolution for the Green New Deal. There’s a lot of people blowing back on the Green New Deal. They’re going, ‘Oh, it’s impractical, oh it’s too expensive,…

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Elizabeth Warren Campaigns in Iowa: Democrats Excited 2020 Race Has Begun

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) first campaign swing through Iowa this weekend generated excitement from Hawkeye State Democrats that the 2020 presidential campaign has begun. Elizabeth Warren stopped in five Iowa cities between Friday night and Sunday and was met by generally respectful audiences who were happy to listen to her pitch. The bottom line, however, appears to be that, most likely, Democrat caucus goers are reserving judgment until they hear from the rest of the field and have more opportunities to ask Warren additional questions. It is just the opening…

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Planned Parenthood Erects Billboards Urging Women to ‘Say Abortion’

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland in Iowa has erected billboards in Des Moines that urge women to “Say Abortion” and boast about having terminated their pregnancies. Abortion is safe, common health care – and in 2019, we are over the stigma. That’s why today we launched #SayAbortion, a billboard campaign across Iowa amplifying the voices of real people who have had abortions. Learn more and share your story at https://t.co/gyvnhap3dc. pic.twitter.com/G797rHUmao — Planned Parenthood (@PPHeartland) January 4, 2019 The billboards – which are slated to go up in other Iowa…

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Abortion ‘Haven’ Illinois Attracting Thousands of Women from Other States

Illinois is an abortion “haven” with few restrictions on the procedure, says a recent report in the Chicago Tribune that cites thousands of women traveling into the state to end their pregnancies. According to the report, in 2017, 5,528 women traveled to Illinois from other states to have abortions — nearly a thousand more than the 4,543 women who arrived in 2016. State records indicate that, in 2016, 38,382 abortions were performed in Illinois. However, that number jumped up to 39,329 in 2017. Terry Cosgrove, president and CEO of abortion rights…

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2020 Watch: Elizabeth Warren Has ‘National Apparatus’ in Place, Just ‘Pull the Trigger’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) hasn’t yet announced if she will throw her hat into the presidential ring, but she continues to put in place all the necessary components to launch a 2020 bid. “It looks like she has her national apparatus in place and all she has to do is pull the trigger,” Jim Demers, a New Hampshire-based political consultant who worked for Obama and Hillary Clinton campaigns, told Politico. That apparatus includes more than $12 million left over from her 2018 midterm campaign — not including a more than…

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2020: Beto O’Rourke Staff Talking with Obama Allies in New Hampshire, Iowa

Members of Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke’s (D-TX) inner circle are reportedly in talks with top political operatives who assisted former President Barack Obama’s campaign in New Hampshire and Iowa, according to CNBC. CNBC, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the conversations, reports the discussions are being spearheaded by O’Rourke’s chief of staff, David Wysong. However, details of what has been discussed between O’Rourke’s camp and Obama allies in key primary states is unclear. “This is the phase for someone exploring a presidential campaign in that they’re doing everything they…

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2020 Hopeful Kamala Harris Heads to South Carolina, Early Primary State

Less than two years into her Senate tenure, 2020 hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) is hitting the campaign trail in early presidential primary state of South Carolina. Sen. Harris will campaign for Democrats next week in Columbia and Greenville, according to Politico. An adviser told the outlet that events are likely to include fundraisers and public events for both the Democratic Party and candidates in the state. It marks the first time she has campaigned in the state. Politico reported: The first Southern state to vote, South Carolina has become…

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***Live Updates*** Trump Holds Iowa Rally

President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, a day after hosting a White House swearing-in ceremony for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and hours after the accepting the resignation of Nikki Haley, his Ambassador to the United Nations. Trump will hold rallies in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Kentucky this week as he barnstorms across the country to help Republicans in key races. In Iowa, Trump will reportedly announce that his administration will allow year-round use of E15—gasoline that has 15% ethanol. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for…

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Donald Trump Returns to Campaign Trail After Supreme Court Win

President Donald Trump will host four campaign rallies this week, triumphantly celebrating his successful appointment of conservative Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and energizing Republican voters for the midterm elections. On Tuesday, Trump will campaign in Iowa; on Wednesday, he will travel to Pennsylvania; on Friday, he will go to Ohio; and on Saturday, he will host a rally in Kentucky. Each of the states is considered “Trump country” — states that he won in the presidential election and where he hopes to lend energy to Republicans running in the…

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