A number of prominent 2020 Democratic Senate challengers have refused to take a position on D.C. statehood after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) called the issue a "top priority" should his party gain control of the upper chamber.
Cal Cunningham, the former state legislator who defeated a qualified black woman in North Carolina's Democratic Senate primary, touted the "merits" of communist and Marxist ideology as UNC-Chapel Hill student body president in the 1990s.
Cal Cunningham, the Democratic nominee for Senate in North Carolina, has expressed concern that minority-owned businesses are being left behind. His campaign expenditures, however, suggest that his concern is more performative than sincere.
North Carolina Democratic Senate nominee Cal Cunningham's company collected up to $2 million in taxpayer dollars in coronavirus relief even as he said that the Paycheck Protection Program "harms communities."