Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX): “Trump’s got $100 million, and he’s spending almost none of it to support these candidates."
Texas Senator Ted Cruz, speaking on his podcast ‘The Verdict’, said that despite having amassed a significant war chest, former president Donald Trump is not spending that money to support candidates on ballots across the country who are in line with him on issues, and in many cases openly pro-Trump. “Trump’s got $100 million, and he’s spending almost none of it to support these candidates," said Cruz. CRUZ: I wish Trump was spending some of his money.news.yahoo.com
Families face budget strain as monthly child tax credit checks stop
American families who depended on the enhanced child tax credit for extra income will not receive payments in January. Stormy Johnson, a mother and student support specialist in West Virginia, joined CBSN to discuss how the lapse is affecting her community and her message to West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who opposes the enhanced credit's extension.news.yahoo.com
Why Chile’s Presidential Vote Comes at a Crazy Time
Chileans go to the polls on Dec. 19 to choose between presidential candidates from the hard right and the far left. This will be the first election since the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in which the candidates don’t come from the two coalitions that dominated politics in the past three decades; their contenders flopped to fourth and fifth places in first-round voting on Nov. 21. The election comes at a time when the current president (who is barred from seeking a second consecutive term bywashingtonpost.com
Next test of Trump’s influence on the Republican Party: a crowded GOP primary fight for an Ohio House seat
The former president is making last-minute moves to bolster the standing of coal lobbyist Mike Carey, one of 11 candidates vying in Tuesday’s primary to replace longtime congressman Rep. Steve Stivers.washingtonpost.com
Pritzker says it’s time for House Speaker Michael Madigan to be replaced as head of Illinois Democrats
“This is now a question for lots of other folks to answer. Come January we will have to vote for our choice for speaker and I’ve already made clear I have no intention of voting for him as speaker again as have a fair number of others and I expect we’ll start to hear from more who want us to be able to move forward as we head into a session where we’ve got a lot of problems to solve,” she said.chicagotribune.com
Next week on 60 Minutes: President Trump and former Vice President Biden
Next Sunday on 60 Minutes: The Candidates – in what has become a quadrennial tradition, we'll have revealing, provocative conversations with the two major-party candidates for president. As the campaign trail winds to its end, I'll be at the White House with questions for President Trump. And Norah O'Donnell interviews former Vice President Joe Biden in Delaware. We'll also have some time with their running mates, Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris.cbsnews.com
Vote 2020 anomaly: 23 candidates for 2 US Senate races on Georgia ballot
VOTER’S GUIDE: Races on ballots in SE Georgia counties | Early in-person voting begins this week | 3 ways to vote in GeorgiaGeorgia Gov. She is among 20 candidates in that race -- eight Democrats, six Republicans and six others from smaller parties or not aligned with any party. Stacey Abrams, who came within 2% of defeating Kemp in 2018 and has remained active campaigning for voter registration, has endorsed Warnock. “Don’t anybody get out,” Trump said last month at an event in Cobb County, implying that having two Republicans duking it out in the Senate race would help his own reelection prospects. U.S. Senate (6-year term)The second Senate seat on the ballot is on its normal election cycle.
Want to vote early in Illinois’ general election? Here’s what you need to know.
The deadline is Oct. 6 if the form is sent by mail and Oct. 18 for online submissions, although people can still register to vote at an election authority or early voting site before Election Day and at their home precinct on Nov. 3. To do so, voters must provide two forms of identification, including one that includes their current address.chicagotribune.com
What races will be on your ballot in Southeast Georgia?
While multiple races will appear on every voter’s ballot, Georgia’s biggest prize -- and intrigue -- this election year are the state’s two U.S. Senate seats. Georgia Public Service CommissionSeats on northern and southern districts of the Public Service Commission are on this year’s ballot. BRANTLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONER, POST 2: Harold Herndon won in the Republican primary and has no opponent in the general election. Robert Phillips won the job in the Republican primary as no Democrats are running for the job. GLYNN COUNTY CORONER: Incumbent Republican Marck Neu is the only candidate listed on the ballot for this office.
What races on the ballot in the Georgia Primary?
Georgia seats in the U.S. SenateThe biggest prize -- and intrigue -- in this election year in Georgia are the state’s two seats in the U.S. Senate. Southeast Georgia state House districtsState House District 167District includes northern Glynn County and all of McIntosh County. GLYNN COUNTY COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 1: Incumbent Michael Floyd Browning is being challenged by fellow Republican Samuel Tostensen. WARE COUNTY COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 4: Incumbent Steve Bernard Sr. is being challenged by fellow Republican Jimmy Carter. Primary information from the Elections Division of the Georgia Secretary of State, augmented by other research by News4Jax.
Democratic candidates reflect on debate performance in visit to CBS News spin room
Democratic candidates reflect on debate performance in visit to CBS News spin room Six Democratic candidates for president join CBS News in the spin room to review their debate performance in Charleston, South Carolina.cbsnews.com
Trump defends Muslim ban, Clinton focuses on gun laws
The presidential candidates face strong criticism for their responses to the Orlando mass shooting. Democrat Hillary Clinton called again Monday for tougher gun control. Republican Donald Trump questioned President Obama's commitment to fighting ISIS. Nancy Cordes reports.cbsnews.com
What to expect as candidates gear up for five-state fight
It stands to be a busy weekend for all five presidential candidates as they set their sights on Tuesday's five upcoming northeastern primaries and beyond. Azi Payabarah, senior reporter at Politico New York, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to weigh in on the vow that Donald Trump will change, the possibility of a contested Republican convention and whether the Democratic contest could remain friendly.cbsnews.com
GOP candidates confident heading into "Mega Tuesday"
It could be a do-or-die Tuesday for Marco Rubio and possibly John Kasich as their home states go up for grabs. Despite trailing in the polls, Rubio and Kasich sound as optimistic as the two men they're trailing, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. Major Garrett has more.cbsnews.com
Republican candidates feuding on all fronts
In the home stretch to the Iowa caucuses, Republican presidential candidates are looking for any way to set themselves apart from their competitors. Donald Trump and Ted Cruz continued their war of words Saturday while establishment candidates Marco Rubio, Chris Christie and Jeb Bush went at each other. Julianna Goldman reports.cbsnews.com
Candidates blast each other, CNBC moderators in 3rd GOP debate
Wednesday night's debate sparked more fireworks from the top 10 Republican presidential candidates as they spent two hours attacking each other, Democrats and the moderators. Ben Carson and Donald Trump at center stage were often overshadowed by their rivals. Carly Fiorina and Sen. Marco Rubio did the most talking. Major Garrett reports from the University of Colorado Boulder.cbsnews.com
How "Black Lives Matter" is impacting the 2016 campaign
Several presidential candidates have found themselves interrupted by activists for the Black Lives Matter movement. But who are they, and what are their goals? CBS News correspondent Nancy Cordes looks at how the group is influencing the 2016 campaign.cbsnews.com
Trump trades jabs with GOP rivals in first prime-time debate
The 10 leading GOP candidates faced off Thursday night in their first prime-time debate. There were many fiery exchanges, and much of the heat centered on Donald Trump. The GOP frontrunner got more air time and took more shots at his opponents than anyone else. Major Garrett reports from Cleveland, Ohio.cbsnews.com
Potential GOP candidates for 2016 to speak at CPAC
Potential GOP candidates for 2016 to speak at CPAC Republican presidential hopefuls are hoping to make an impact at the Conservative Political Action Conference. CBS News senior political editor Steve Chaggaris joins CBSN to break it all down.cbsnews.com