Insatiably Curious

Tag: Politics

Watch: The Courage to Change | Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

She brings hope. People voted and their voice is being heard. She won last night. She defeated a very powerful politician.

 

The Democrat who challenged her party’s establishment — and won – Washington Post (paywall)

In the spring of 2017, before she ended the 20-year congressional career of Rep. Joseph Crowley and upset her city’s most powerful political machine, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was working behind a bar.

7th teenager enters Kansas governor race

And he’s not even from Kansas. 18-year-old Conner Shelton is a University of Delaware student from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Associated Press via The Washington Post:

Six other teens have entered the race, but Shelton is the first who isn’t from Kansas. The chemical engineering major described his candidacy as “an experiment of sorts.”

In addition to the teens running for governor, a teen is running for Kansas secretary of state.

In the dog-eat-dog world of American politics, Angus can’t run for Kansas governor

Reuters:

In the dog-eat-dog world of U.S. politics, a 3-year-old wire-haired Vizsla in Kansas was scratching his head, and behind his ears, after being denied a chance to run for governor, his owner said on Tuesday.

The Kansas man, who registered his dog named Angus for governor, said the secretary of state’s office has halted the campaign to put his pooch in politics.

“His platform was going to be free Chuckit balls for life,” said Terran Woolley, of Hutchinson.

© 2020 Robert Vinet

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑