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Beto O'Rourke says he raised $6.1M online in 1st 24 hours
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised more than $6 million online during the first 24 hours after he announced his White House bid, the highest first-day number reported by any candidate, his campaign said Monday.
The "record-breaking" $6.1 million came "without a dime" from political action committees, corporations or special interests, O'Rourke spokesman Chris Evans tweeted .
NEW: Beto O’Rourke raised a record-breaking $6,136,763 in online contributions during the first 24 hours of his grassroots campaign for President of the United States. Without a dime from PACs, corporations or special interests. — Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans_TX) March 18, 2019Read the full article
Biden's verbal slip about campaign draws Democrats' cheers
Did Joe Biden accidentally reveal his plans to run for the White House? Or was it just another slip of the tongue by the former vice president with a reputation for veering off script?
In a keynote speech at a dinner for the Delaware Democratic Party, Biden boasted Saturday that he has "the most progressive record of anybody running." The only problem is that Biden hasn't announced whether he will launch a third run for the White House, despite repeatedly teasing the possibility.
He quickly corrected himself, clarifying that he meant to say "anybody who would run," then adding "I didn't mean it" while a cheering crowd in his home state nearly drowned him out.Read the full article
Minnesota House votes to ban e-cigarettes indoors
The Minnesota House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to ban people from using e-cigarettes indoors despite opposition from some Republicans over the role of government.
The 100-25 vote moves the legislation, authored by state Rep. Laurie Halverson, to the state Senate.
“This policy is important for the health of Minnesotans,” said Halverson, DFL-Eagan, during floor debate on the bill. “And it’s time for us as lawmakers to bring clean indoor air across the board to all communities in Minnesota.”Read the full article
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