Jessica Taylor

Jessica Taylor appears in the following:

How the Polls Held Up

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

How well did polls do ahead of this year's midterm elections, and...what or who is polling even for?

Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet Ends 2020 Democratic Presidential Campaign

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The moderate focused his campaign on New Hampshire, but showed little upward momentum throughout his run.


Iowa Democratic Party: App 'Coding Issue' To Blame For Delay In Caucus Results

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The Iowa Democratic Party said Tuesday that "the underlying data" collected at caucus sites "was sound" despite the smartphone app malfunction. The party expects to report results later Tuesday.


New Figures Show Billionaire Candidates Spending Big, With Little Return

Friday, January 17, 2020

Tom Steyer and Mike Bloomberg have used their own fortunes to outspend other candidates in the Democratic primary race. But so far, most voters aren't buying what they are selling.


In Tennessee, Tourists Rediscover The First President Who Was Impeached

Monday, January 13, 2020

Former President Andrew Johnson's home in Greeneville, Tenn., has seen a recent surge in visitors, similar to a spike observed after former President Bill Clinton was impeached in the late 1990s.


Impeachment Boosts Tourism To Home Of Andrew Johnson — The First Impeached President

Friday, January 10, 2020

The recent impeachment of President Trump has resulted in a spike in visitors to the Tennessee home of the first president to be impeached: Andrew Johnson.


Democratic Debate Grows To 6 Candidates As Steyer Hits January Threshold

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Tom Steyer is likely the final Democrat to qualify ahead of Friday's deadline. He'll join Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren onstage in Iowa.


Tangled In Campaign Finance Scandal, GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter To Resign Next Week

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

Hunter pleaded guilty last month to misusing campaign funds. He and his wife were accused of having used over $250,000 in campaign funds for their own personal use.


Trump Says Killing Of Iranian General Was Necessary To 'Stop A War,' Not 'Start One'

Friday, January 03, 2020

Democrats say they were not informed ahead of Thursday's airstrike targeting Qassem Soleimani. Republicans, though, say President Trump ended a terrorist's reign.


Trump Accepts Pelosi's Invite To Give State Of The Union As Impeachment Trial Looms

Friday, December 20, 2019

The Feb. 4 speech could be awkward for the president if the Senate is still considering articles of impeachment in a trial at the same time. It's also one day after the Iowa caucuses.


7 Democrats Qualify For December Primary Debate

Friday, December 13, 2019

Democrats had one of the most diverse fields of candidates ever to run for president, but that won't be fully represented onstage this month.


House Judiciary Committee Opens Debate On Impeachment Articles

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The committee convened to mark up the legislation that the House would use to impeach President Trump, possibly by Christmas.


Andrew Yang Qualifies For December Debate, Bringing Diversity To Stage

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The upstart entrepreneur and nonprofit executive becomes the seventh — and likely final — candidate to make the cut. He will also be the only nonwhite candidate onstage.


CHART: Democratic Governors Make A Big Comeback Under Trump

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

With Kentucky's gubernatorial inauguration on Tuesday, Democrats are nearing parity with the GOP after a historic low point in 2016. That could have a big impact on redistricting and other key issues.


Democrats Have Made Big Gains In Number Of Governorships In The U.S.

Monday, December 09, 2019

When Kentucky's new governor, Andy Beshear, is sworn-in to office on Tuesday, he will be the 24th Democratic governor in the country, a long way from the 16 in office just three years ago.


House GOP Rebuts Democrats' Impeachment Efforts: No 'Bribery, Extortion' Proven

Monday, December 02, 2019

The 123-page release mirrors rebuttals that top GOP lawmakers have been making for weeks amid the House Democrats' probe into whether Trump withheld congressionally-appropriated funds for Ukraine.


GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter To Plead Guilty To Campaign Finance Charge, May Resign

Monday, December 02, 2019

The embattled California congressman was only narrowly reelected in 2018 despite the heavy GOP tilt of his San Diego district. Former Rep. Darrell Issa was already primarying against Hunter for 2020.


Conan, The Military Dog Who Helped Kill ISIS Leader, Honored At White House

Monday, November 25, 2019

The Belgian Malinois helped U.S. special forces track Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi down a tunnel during the successful raid in Syria last month.


Why Money (Usually) Can't Buy You A Successful Campaign

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Only one major self-funding candidate — President Trump — has ever won the Oval Office. Despite long odds, some Democrats are spending millions of their own on the 2020 race, or contemplating it.


Fractured Into Factions? What The Founders Feared About Impeachment

Monday, November 18, 2019

The Founding Fathers saw impeachment as a release valve from another "crisis of a national revolution." But they also worried it would devolve into partisan bickering if put into action.