Minnesota Democrat to run for president

Minnesota Democrat to run for president

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Amy Klobuchar joins the increasingly crowded race for the Democratic nomination Minnesota Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar has announced she is running for president in the 2020 election.Ms Klobuchar, a former prosecutor, said she was running for “everyone who wanted their work recognised”.She made headlines for grilling Supreme Court Justice…

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California Democrat to run for president

California Democrat to run for president

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ms Harris has been described as a rising star within the Democratic Party Democratic Senator Kamala Harris says she will run for president in the 2020 election, the eighth name to join the battle for the party’s nomination.The California senator, who was elected in 2016, previously served as the state’s…

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Republican’s son urges Democrat donations

Republican’s son urges Democrat donations

Image copyright Getty/ Twitter Image caption Bob Goodlatte and his son Bobby (right) A senior Republican lawmaker’s son has donated the maximum legal limit to the Democratic challenger running in an election to replace his father.Virginia congressman Bob Goodlatte is not seeking re-election in November.On Sunday, his son Bobby Goodlatte said he gave $2,700 (£2,100)…

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US millennial usurps top-ranking Democrat

US millennial usurps top-ranking Democrat

A millennial candidate has shaken up the US Democratic Party by defeating the incumbent congressman for his seat.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, defeated political veteran Joe Crowley, 56, on Tuesday night in their party’s congressional primary in New York City.Mr Crowley, a 10-term Democrat, had been tipped as a future party leader or even Speaker of the…

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