Playing Politics: Why President Trump and Competing Democrats Should Try Wooing Gamers

It turns out that video game players are not only intensely serious about their gaming, but also about their politics. In a study released Thursday, the video game industry lobbying group Entertainment Software Association (ESA) reports that 65% of American adults–or about 164 million people–consider themselves gamers. Out of that group, 59%–or nearly 97 million–told […]

Political Play: Why President Trump and Competing Democrats Should Try Wooing Gamers

It turns out that video game players are not only intensely serious about their gaming, but also about their politics. In a study released Thursday, the video game industry lobbying group Entertainment Software Association (ESA) reports that 65% of American adults–or about 164 million people–consider themselves gamers. Out of that group, 59%–or nearly 97 million–told […]

Several 2020 Dems Aren’t Attending Annual AIPAC Conference

Eight Democratic 2020 presidential candidates are taking a pass on the upcoming annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference, although attending the event has long been part of presidential campaigning. Thus far, Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.); former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas); South Bend, Ind., Mayor […]

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Announces Presidential Bid

Former Governor of Colorado John Hickenlooper becomes the 14th Democrat to announce a presidential bid, and the second governor after Jay Inslee to do so. “I’m running for president because we’re facing a crisis that threatens everything we stand for,” Hickenlooper said over a picture of Donald Trump in a campaign video titled Stand Tall. […]