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
- Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Tim Ryan, Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer, Marianne Williamson, and Andrew Yang are attending a labor forum in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
- Michael Bennet released two ads in Iowa focused on his political experience and his healthcare proposal. He spent $190,000 on television and $250,000 on digital ads.
- Bill de Blasio will be in New York City Tuesday to honor a 9/11 first responder.
- Pete Buttigieg is presenting his disaster relief platform while campaigning in a South Carolina community affected by Hurricane Florence. His plan includes public-private partnerships for disaster response and increasing the number of qualified disaster workers.
- Julián Castro hosted a birthday celebration with his twin brother, Joaquin, in San Antonio.
- Kamala Harris appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Monday night.
- Beto O’Rourke is campaigning in Los Angeles Tuesday.
- Joe Sestak will campaign in Chariton and Des Moines in Iowa Tuesday.
- The Working Families Party endorsed Elizabeth Warren Monday. The group had endorsed Sanders in the 2016 Democratic primary.
- Yang held a rally in Cambridge, Massachusetts, attended by 1,000 people.
- 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.