Political conventions

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, file photo, Tom Perez speaks before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, in Westerville, Ohio. The Democratic National Committee is increasing pressure on its presidential candidates to commit to campaign actively for the party's nominee in 2020. The unity push from Chairman Perez is part of a wide-ranging voter outreach strategy designed to prevent the mistakes that cost Democrats the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
November 01, 2019 - 4:39 pm
The Democratic National Committee is increasing pressure on its presidential candidates to commit to campaign actively for the party's nominee in 2020, going beyond a previous loyalty pledge for White House hopefuls. The push from Chairman Tom Perez is part of a wide-ranging strategy designed to...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, file photo, Tom Perez speaks before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, in Westerville, Ohio. The Democratic National Committee is increasing pressure on its presidential candidates to commit to campaign actively for the party's nominee in 2020. The unity push from Chairman Perez is part of a wide-ranging voter outreach strategy designed to prevent the mistakes that cost Democrats the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
November 01, 2019 - 8:10 am
The Democratic National Committee is increasing pressure on its presidential candidates to commit to campaign actively for the party's nominee in 2020, going beyond a previous loyalty pledge for White House hopefuls. The push from Chairman Tom Perez is part of a wide-ranging strategy designed to...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, file photo, Tom Perez speaks before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, in Westerville, Ohio. The Democratic National Committee is increasing pressure on its presidential candidates to commit to campaign actively for the party's nominee in 2020. The unity push from Chairman Perez is part of a wide-ranging voter outreach strategy designed to prevent the mistakes that cost Democrats the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
November 01, 2019 - 4:21 am
The Democratic National Committee is increasing pressure on its presidential candidates to commit to campaign actively for the party's nominee in 2020, going beyond a previous loyalty pledge for White House hopefuls. The unity push from Chairman Tom Perez is part of a wide-ranging strategy designed...
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President Donald Trump, center, accompanied by Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., right, and a member of the military, left, stands as members of the military are recognized during Game 5 of a baseball World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 31, 2019 - 5:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign delivered a brushback pitch during the final game of the World Series with an in-your-face national TV ad more than a year before the 2020 election. The swaggering TV spot, complete with an image of Trump presiding over the weekend raid that...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington. "While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers, that power brings significant risks to politics, where it can be used to influence votes to affect the lives of millions," Dorsey said Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in a series of tweets announcing Twitters new policy of banning all political advertising from its service. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
October 31, 2019 - 2:37 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter announced an end Wednesday to political campaign and issue ads on its service, calling it an important step in reducing the flow of election-related misinformation. But some of its users might face an unintended consequence or two. Among those potentially affected could...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington. "While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers, that power brings significant risks to politics, where it can be used to influence votes to affect the lives of millions," Dorsey said Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in a series of tweets announcing Twitters new policy of banning all political advertising from its service. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
October 30, 2019 - 5:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter, reacting to growing concern about misinformation spread on social media, is banning all political advertising from its service. Its move sets it apart from Facebook, which continues to defend running paid political ads, even false ones, as a free speech priority. "...
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October 30, 2019 - 10:01 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — It was a few years back when political gadfly named Mark Stewart Greenstein jumped into the Connecticut River to attract attention to his entry in New Hampshire's 2016 Democratic presidential primary. The West Hartford, Connecticut, man who got 29 votes, according to state...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2018, file photo a banner depicting the Chevrolet Cruze model vehicle is displayed at the General Motors' Lordstown plant in Lordstown, Ohio. An economic renaissance in the industrial Midwest promised by President Donald Trump has suffered in recent weeks in ways that could be problematic for Trump's 2020 re-election. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 30, 2019 - 10:00 am
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump once promised that coal and steel would be the beating heart of a revived U.S. economy — a nostalgic vision that helped carry him to victory three years ago in the industrial Midwest. But a year away from Election Day, that promised renaissance is not...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2018, file photo a banner depicting the Chevrolet Cruze model vehicle is displayed at the General Motors' Lordstown plant in Lordstown, Ohio. An economic renaissance in the industrial Midwest promised by President Donald Trump has suffered in recent weeks in ways that could be problematic for Trump's 2020 re-election. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 30, 2019 - 9:51 am
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump once promised that coal and steel would be the beating heart of a revived U.S. economy — a nostalgic vision that helped carry him to victory three years ago in the industrial Midwest. But a year away from Election Day, that promised renaissance is not...
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October 30, 2019 - 9:41 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Back in 2016, a political gadfly named Mark Stewart Greenstein jumped into the Connecticut River to attract attention to his entry in the Democratic presidential primary in New Hampshire. The West Hartford, Connecticut, man who got 29 votes that year, according to state records...
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