Mike Bloomberg is never going to give up trying to buy this election. Earlier this year, you could not watch TV or go on the Internet without seeing an Ad for "Mike Bloomberg for President." Yet Bloomberg’s Presidential campaign was a legendary bust as the Washington Post wrote.
In the 14 Super Tuesday states and American Samoa, he spent over $224 million in ads. The result? He won eight delegates by the time he dropped out — or, one delegate for every $28 million he spent on ads.
By plowing half a billion dollars into his campaign, the media tycoon became the biggest self-spending candidate in U.S. history in just three months. If you watched TV, listened to the radio or used the Internet at some point since December, it felt nearly impossible to miss a glitzy Bloomberg campaign ad.Read more
Despite Virginia's status as a solidly blue state, a recent poll reported that Virginia’s Presidential election next year may be close, with President Trump narrowly beating all Democratic Party presidential candidates but one. President Trump is only behind Joe Biden, and he is within the margin of error in a race with Biden. How do some Democrats in Virginia respond to news of President Trump becoming competitive in the blue state of Virginia? By trying to create "new voters" by allowing imprisoned felons and the mentally handicap to vote, as the Daily Caller writes:
Democratic lawmakers in Virginia, who recently won control of the state’s legislature, proposed altering the state’s constitution to allow prisoners and mentally handicapped individuals to vote.Read more
Today, the DC Council held a public hearing on the "Restore the Vote Amendment Act of 2019", legislation which if passed, would give voting rights to felons currently incarcerated. As drafted, the bill would provide voting rights to "District residents" currently held in federal prisons outside of the District of Columbia.Read more