2020

Michael Bloomberg Would Be Toughest 2020 Challenger, Former Trump Campaign Manager Says
Corey Lewandowski says Bloomberg has name recognition, ability to self-fund

Michael Bloomberg could run the toughest race against President Donald Trump in 2020, says former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Michael Bloomberg is the Democrat who could run the most competitive campaign against President Donald Trump in 2020, according to Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s first 2016 campaign manager. 

Speaking at a Christian Science Monitor event on Wednesday, Lewandowski said, “He could make it through a primary and be very competitive in a general election,” referring to the former New York City mayor. 

Robert Reich: Former GOP Lawmaker Said Trump Is ‘Fritzing Out’
Unnamed Republican predicted president will be gone before midterms

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich on Monday shared a transcript of a conversation with a former Republican member of Congress. (Win McNamee/Getty Images file photo)

It isn’t any secret that Robert Reich would love to see President Donald Trump leave office. Now he says Republicans would, too.

In a post on his website and Facebook page, Reich shared a transcript of a conversation he said he had with a former GOP member of Congress, in which the unnamed lawmaker said Trump is “fritzing out.”

Under Next Electoral Map, Trump Would Still Have Won
Trump would gain 2 electoral votes under likely new map next census

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Population trends are working against the Republican Party — at least that’s what we’ve been told.

But a combination of the 2016 presidential results and early looks at reapportionment after the 2020 census shows that the short-term changes may not be as dramatic as once believed.

Tim Kaine Will Not Run for President or VP in 2020
Former VP nominee says he wants to stay in the Senate

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine recently returned to the Capitol after losing his bid for vice president on the Democratic ticket. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Virginia Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine, fresh from a devastating defeat as Hillary Clinton’s running mate, will not run for president or vice president in 2020, an aide said Thursday.

“He will run for re-election to the Senate in 2018 and serve his full term in the Senate — where, at the will of Virginia voters, he hopes to be for a very long time in the model of John Warner,” Kaine spokeswoman Amy Dudley said.

Ryan on Running for President: 'Never Say Never'
Speaker says he's never had presidential ambitions

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, center right, reiterated Wednesday that running for president has never been a dream of his. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Wednesday continued to rule out the possibility that he may run for president one day.

"You never say never to these things," the Wisconsin Republican said during a wide-ranging discussion at The Economic Club of Washington.