Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, in his most expansive comments about his future political plans since losing the Texas Senate race in November, indicated he is leaning toward running for president. Wall Street Journal - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is “absolutely not leaving” the Cabinet even as top Republicans make a pitch for him to run for the Senate in Kansas... Seattle Times - Published
On a very snowy day in Minneapolis, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar entered the 2020 presidential race on Sunday, becoming the first moderate in an increasingly crowded field of Democrats vying to challenge..
Oprah Winfrey will interview former Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke at an event in New York City. According to Business Insider, this is increasing speculation about a potential 2020 presidential run by..
Alabama Senator Doug Jones told The New York Times he's "outraged" to learn of deceptive tactics used on Facebook to support him during his campaign last year. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson spoke..
Elizabeth Warren’s presidential bid will be driven by her populist assault on big banks that helped her rise to prominence during the financial crisis and in her successful 2012 Massachusetts Senate.. Wall Street Journal - Published
MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Republican who lost last year’s U.S. Senate race says he’s leaving politics “until and unless the Commonwealth is ready” for his views. Corey Stewart told.. Seattle Times - Published
Matt Schlapp, the Chairman of the American Conservative Union, said Saturday that he is “very seriously” considering running in the upcoming Kansas Senate race to replace outgoing Sen. Pat Roberts. FOXNews.com - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — Martin O’Malley, the former Democratic governor of Maryland and 2016 presidential candidate, says he will not run for president in 2020 and is backing Beto O’Rourke... Seattle Times - Published
U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of Texas may be leaving Congress after his failed bid to unseat Republican Sen. Ted Cruz -- despite fawning media coverage and record campaign spending -- but at least he’s.. FOXNews.com - Published
A cybersecurity company that participated in a disinformation campaign against a Republican candidate in the Alabama Senate race reportedly penned a Senate report touted as a “bombshell” about.. FOXNews.com - Published
A Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter spoke at a private gathering organized by a group that funded the secret effort to convince voters that the Russian government was supporting Alabama.. FOXNews.com - Published
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s attorney general says his office is reviewing whether deceptive social media tactics used in last year’s U.S. Senate race might have violated the law. Attorney.. Seattle Times - Published
A Silicon Valley billionaire who co-founded LinkedIn is apologizing for accidentally funding a recently uncovered fake news operation.
LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman [INS: issued a statement :INS].. Mashable - Published
One of Silicon Valley’s prominent billionaires is in hot water after funding deceptive social media campaigns with echoes of Russia’s own political playbook. Reid Hoffman, who co-founded LinkedIn.. TechCrunch - Published
Liberal Silicon Valley billionaire Reid Hoffman issued an apology on Wednesday for funding a group that falsely tried to give an impression the Russian government was supporting Alabama Republican Roy.. FOXNews.com - Published
Alabama Senator Doug Jones told The New York Times he's "outraged" to learn of deceptive tactics used on Facebook to support him during his campaign last year. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson spoke.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
· Silicon Valley venture capitalist Reid Hoffman apologized Wednesday following reports that he donated $750,000 to a group which allegedly used misinformation tactics on social media during the 2017.. Business Insider - Published
A social media researcher acknowledged testing misleading online tactics during U.S. Sen. Doug Jones' campaign against Republican Roy Moore last year.
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Billionaire LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman put $100,000 into an experiment that adopted Russia-inspired political disinformation tactics on Facebook during last year's special Senate race in Alabama,.. bizjournals - Published
As Russia’s online election machinations came to light last year, a group of Democratic tech experts decided to try out similarly deceptive tactics in the fiercely contested Alabama Senate race,.. Seattle Times - Published
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s governor has named Rep. Martha McSally to replace U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl in the U.S. Senate seat that belonged to Sen. John McCain. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday.. Seattle Times - Published
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Democrat who lost a contentious U.S. Senate runoff in Mississippi this week is preparing to run again in two years. A document filed with the Federal Election Commission on.. Seattle Times - Published