Working Families endorses Warren over 2016 pick Sanders

 Ballotpedia's Daily Presidential News Briefing

September 17, 2019: The Working Families Party endorsed Elizabeth Warren Monday. Donald Trump is expected to raise more than $15 million for Trump Victory.

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Notable Quote of the Day

“The scariest real-world scenario is that on the eve of the election, a candidate is portrayed saying or doing something very embarrassing or illegal — or what-have-you — and there’s no way to correct the record fast enough that voters would understand that this AI-driven false video is indeed not true.”

– Paul Barrett, deputy director of NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights



  • Mark Sanford spoke in front of the State House in South Carolina Monday with a cardboard cutout of Trump to call for a debate.
  • Donald Trump is expected to raise more than $15 million for the joint fundraising committee Trump Victory during a California fundraising trip on Tuesday and Wednesday. 
  • Joe Walsh said he would campaign in Arizona, Kansas, Nevada, and South Carolina, where Republican primary events have been canceled, to encourage voters there to demand primaries be held.
  • Bill Weld spoke at the Boston Public Library Monday.

What We’re Reading

Flashback: September 17, 2015

CNN announced it had received its highest ratings ever from the previous night’s Republican primary debate, bringing in 22.9 million viewers.