A redistricting group that is backed by former President Barack Obama and led by former attorney general Eric Holder raised more than $11 million last year and has set a new fundraising goal of $30 million to help their upcoming efforts of targeting Republicans in 12 states.
CNN informs me there are “at least” 22 Democrats thinking of running for president in 2020. So who among them had the best 2017? Below is my list, in descending order, of the strongest members of the emerging 2020 Democratic field, along with some thoughts on their political fortunes. Spoiler alert: It’s not a pretty sight.
A group backed by former President Barack Obama and headed by former Attorney General Eric Holder poured $1 million into the Virginia gubernatorial race in support of Democrat Ralph Northam, who on Tuesday defeated Republican Ed Gillespie.
Former Attorney General Eric Holder said Democrats should seek to drive up voter turnout on Tuesday in Virginia because sometimes “voting machines get lost.”
A former President Barack Obama-backed group that is focused on state elections with redistricting repercussions has pushed an additional $250,000 into Virginia’s gubernatorial race to back the Democratic candidate, records show.
A Democratic group led by former Attorney General Eric Holder has accused Georgia Republicans of gerrymandering two state legislative districts in order to minimize African-American voters’ impact on elections.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday announced new guidelines for civil asset forfeiture, rolling back Obama-era limits on the controversial practice.