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January 14, 2020

Comedian and Actor Dave Chappelle Endorses Andrew Yang for President, Will Campaign in South Carolina

Today, comedian and actor Dave Chappelle officially endorsed Andrew Yang for president and announced he will perform two shows in South Carolina on January 29 and 30 to benefit the campaign. “I’m Yang Gang!” said Chappelle. The two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian is best known for his sketch comedy series, Chappelle’s Show. In October 2019,…

January 11, 2020

The Polls Have It — Andrew Yang Should Be On The Debate Stage

Yesterday, CNN and The Des Moines Register, hosts of the next Democratic primary debate on Jan. 14, announced their latest poll, which found that Iowa caucus-goers want Andrew Yang in the debate. This poll — by the debate hosts — proves that voters’ opinions are shifting as they start to pay closer attention to the candidates….

January 9, 2020

Screenwriter and Director James Gunn Endorses Andrew Yang for President

NEW YORK — Screenwriter and director James Gunn announced today that he is endorsing Andrew Yang for president. Gunn is best known for films such as Guardians of the Galaxy, Dawn of the Dead, and Super. “Andrew Yang is willing to discuss the tough issues our country is facing right now, instead of running from them, and come up…

Gun Control Advocate Cameron Kasky Endorses Andrew Yang

IOWA CITY, IA  — Today, March for Our Lives organizer and political activist Cameron Kasky endorsed Andrew Yang for president. In addition, Kasky will visit the University of Iowa on Saturday, Jan. 11, where he will participate in a Political Activism Town Hall. “I support Andrew because Andrew is the candidate who makes me feel like I’m…

January 6, 2020

Actress Teri Hatcher and Actor Dane DeHaan Endorse Andrew Yang for President

Actress Teri Hatcher and actor Dane DeHaan have endorsed Andrew Yang for President. Hatcher is best known for her roles in television series such as Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Desperate Housewives. DeHaan is known for his roles in films like The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Chronicle. “As the Iowa Caucus nears, I wanted to weigh in….

January 2, 2020

Andrew Yang Raises $16.5 Million in Fourth Quarter, Over $1.3 Million in Last 24 Hours Before Deadline

NEW YORK — Andrew Yang raised more than $16.5 million during the fourth quarter of 2019, $6.5 million more than the previous $10 million record set in the third quarter. This quarter’s record amount, over 165 percent of the last quarter, also brings the campaign’s total number of donors to 400,000 and more than 1 million…

December 30, 2019

Comedian and Actor Ken Jeong Endorses Andrew Yang for President

Today, comedian and actor Ken Jeong endorsed Andrew Yang for president. Jeong is best known for his roles in Community TV series and The Hangover film series. Born in Detroit, he’s the son of South Korean immigrants, and he is a licensed physician in California. “I love Andrew Yang and am proud to be endorsing him. He’s…

December 28, 2019

Andrew Yang Unveils Series of New Policies to Rewrite the Rules of Our Fundamentally Anti-Woman Economy

To rewrite the rules of the 21st century economy to work fairly for everyone, Andrew Yang is releasing policies to elevate women to leadership roles in both the public and private sectors, protect a woman’s right to choose, and require safe and fair working conditions for pregnant women.   NEW YORK — Today, Andrew Yang released…

December 26, 2019

Actor Steven Yeun Endorses Andrew Yang for President

Today, actor Steven Yeun endorsed Andrew Yang for president. Best known for his starring roles in The Walking Dead and Burning, Yeun and his family immigrated from South Korea to the United States when he was young, where he was raised in Troy, Michigan and went to school at Kalamazoo College. “After meeting and speaking…

December 20, 2019

Donations Surge After Andrew Yang’s Commanding Debate Performance

NEW YORK — Following Andrew Yang’s commanding debate performance last night, the campaign raised $750,000 from 20,000 donations, a third of which came from new donors. The impressive haul adds to the over 350,000 grassroots donors to the Yang campaign, the vast majority of whom are small-dollar donors. “The most important thing we can do over the…

December 19, 2019

Donald Glover Takes on Creative Consultant Role for Yang Campaign

Today, ahead of the sixth Democratic debate in Los Angeles, Andrew Yang and Donald Glover launched a merchandise collaboration at a one-time-only pop-up store. Glover has taken on a creative consultant role on the campaign. At the pop-up store in downtown Los Angeles, supporters were able to purchase limited and signed editions of Yang2020 merchandise......

December 19, 2019

Andrew Yang Wins Sixth Democratic Debate

“I guarantee if we had a Freedom Dividend of a thousand dollars a month, I would not be the only candidate of color on the stage tonight.” – Andrew Yang   LOS ANGELES — Tonight, on the Democratic debate stage, Andrew Yang proved that he’s the only presidential candidate focused on rewriting the rules of......

December 16, 2019

Andrew Yang Unveils A New Way Forward For Healthcare in America

NEW YORK — Andrew Yang today unveiled a New Way Forward to fix the broken healthcare system in America and ensure that every American receives the healthcare they need. “We’re having the wrong conversation on healthcare. We are spending all our time arguing over who wants to cover Americans more. We talk about how we’re going......

December 14, 2019

Andrew Yang Announces Plan to Address Care for Children and Adults with Disabilities

NEW YORK — Andrew Yang today unveiled his plan to address care for children and adults with disabilities. Today, 1 in 4 adults has a disability in the U.S., but 1 in 3 people with a disability do not have access to a primary healthcare provider and has unmet healthcare needs due to high costs. Additionally,......

December 13, 2019

Andrew Yang Releases Plan to Prioritize Preventative Care and Food Security

NEW YORK — Today, Andrew Yang released his plan to prioritize preventative care and food security, as critical parts of managing our nation’s health. Preventative care and providing education on building healthy habits will help people live longer, healthier lives. “As a country, we should offer incentives for food banks and clinics to partner together......

December 11, 2019

Andrew Yang Calls for #PledgeForHumanity Again

Following the overwhelming response to the initial Day of Action, Andrew Yang asks supporters to keep living their values with another pledge to give back to their communities NEW YORK — Ahead of the holiday season, Andrew Yang is calling for supporters and everyone to #PledgeForHumanity again. The first Day of Action, which was held over......

December 11, 2019

Andrew Yang Announces Plans to Expand Mental Health Coverage and Invest in Telehealth

NEW YORK — Andrew Yang today announced his plans to expand mental health coverage and increase the use of telehealth to improve the wellbeing of all Americans. Mental health is an important component of people’s overall health, and utilizing telehealth will enhance quality of life and reduce hospital visits, while curbing deaths from chronic diseases. “Comprehensive care......

December 10, 2019

Andrew Yang's Plan to Hold Pharmaceutical Companies Accountable and to Lower Drug Prices

NEW YORK — Andrew Yang today unveiled his plan to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable and to lower drug prices. Prescription drugs in this country cost too much; individual drugs change prices at the whims of those running pharmaceutical companies. “For too long, pharmaceutical companies have been trying to profit from the sick while imposing exorbitant costs on......

December 9, 2019

Andrew Yang Expands Nevada Operations

Las Vegas, NV — The Yang Campaign is increasing its footprint in Nevada to be a serious contender on February 22, with new offices and staff on the ground in the important early state. This comes at a time when other campaigns are scaling back resources and cutting staff to stay in the race. Andrew Yang has......

December 9, 2019

Andrew Yang Expands New Hampshire Operations

KEENE, NH — Following Andrew Yang’s recent trip to New Hampshire, when he opened a new office in Manchester, the campaign is now adding new offices in Keene and Salem as well, bringing the total number of offices in the Granite State to 10. This comes at a time when other campaigns are scaling back resources......

December 1, 2019

Nov. 30th Marks Highest Fundraising Day of Yang2020

Today, Andrew Yang announced that on November 30, the campaign had its single largest fundraising haul to date. In 24 hours, the campaign raised nearly $750,000 online from more than 18,000 contributions. The average donation was around $41. “The chorus of support behind our campaign is growing louder with each passing day. The voices of......

November 30, 2019

Andrew Yang and Rep. Abdul-Samad Ask Iowans to #PledgeForHumanity by Volunteering in their Communities

Andrew Yang Announces #PledgeForHumanity initiative on Dec. 1, Partners with Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad’s Creative Visions to Host Iowans Looking to Volunteer  DES MOINES, Iowa — On Wednesday, Andrew Yang announced that he and his supporters would commit to volunteering in their local communities this Sunday, Dec. 1, in a #PledgeForHumanity that is another example of the campaign living its......

November 20, 2019

Despite Being Given Fewer Questions and Less Time, Andrew Yang is Only Democratic Candidate to Offer a New Way Forward

Make it so that we can look at our kids in the eyes and say it, and believe it: that your country loves you, your country believes in you, and you will be all right. – Andrew Yang, during his closing statement Tonight, America saw that the #YangMediaBlackOut is real. During MSNBC and The Washington......

November 19, 2019

Andrew Yang Releases Comprehensive Voter Access Policy Ahead of Atlanta Debate

Combat voter suppression Ensure equal access at the ballot box Election security Change attitudes around voting  Trust in our institutions is at a multi-decade low, and we need to restore people’s faith in our democracy, according to Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang. Today, Yang unveiled a sweeping suite of proposals to improve our democracy by making sure the......

November 18, 2019

Yang's Message to Young Voters Resonates in South Carolina

Yang rises to 4 percent in new Quinnipiac poll out of South Carolina Yang is now one poll away from securing a spot on the December debate stage In a Quinnipiac poll released today, Andrew Yang received 4 percent support in South Carolina, the third poll qualifying him for the December Democratic debate. Quinnipiac conducted the poll......

November 17, 2019

Yang Calls for Legalizing Online Poker

Andrew Yang wants to legalize online poker in all 50 states and territories. Yang made the announcement during a trip to Las Vegas today. Currently, online poker is governed by a patchwork of state-by-state regulations. It is fully legal in only four states: Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. This forces many of the millions......

November 15, 2019

13 Californian Elected Officials Endorse Andrew Yang

Today, thirteen elected officials from California endorsed Andrew Yang for president. The officials, many of whom represent Silicon Valley, recognize that Yang is the candidate who can provide a New Way Forward for the country that focuses on real solutions to the problems faced by their communities. List of Endorsements: Darcy Pual, Council Member, City......

November 14, 2019

Yang Unveils Sweeping Tech Policy, Underscores Data as a Property Right and Health Impacts of Modern Tech

Four-pronged approach focuses on regulating data use and privacy, minimizing health impacts of modern tech (especially on our children), stopping the spread of misinformation, and implementing modern antitrust and regulatory solutions. The new, comprehensive policy highlights the government’s role and responsibility to support the development of features and protections that would encourage healthy tech use among......

November 11, 2019

NH Poll: Yang’s Economic Message Resonating Among Voters

Quinnipiac poll in New Hampshire has Yang at 4 percent. Yang polls fourth among young voters and ties for third among voters who place the economy as their most important issue. Continues this fall’s campaign momentum. In a Quinnipiac poll released today, Andrew Yang has received 4 percent support in New Hampshire, the second poll......

November 8, 2019

2020 Democratic Race Wide Open, Andrew Yang Beginning to Break Out

To: Yang Gang Cc: Andrew Yang From: Campaign Manager Zach Graumann Date: November 8, 2019 Subject: 2020 Dem. Race Wide Open, Andrew Yang Beginning to Break Out Yang Gang, It’s less than 3 months to the Iowa Caucuses and I want to give you an update on the campaign. Yesterday, we’ve launched a seven-figure paid......

November 7, 2019

Yang Launches First TV Ad Entitled “New Way Forward” in Iowa with $1 Million+ Buy

NEW YORK — Presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s campaign has launched a seven-figure paid television ad in Iowa, taking to the airwaves in the first-in-nation caucus state for the first time. This move underscores the resources available to the campaign and signifies the intention of the campaign to compete through the Democratic primary season. The ad......

November 6, 2019

NYC Votes “Yes” with Andrew Yang on Ranked Choice Voting

Andrew Yang joined New Yorkers in voting “yes” on Ranked Choice Voting. Trust in our government is at an all-time low, which is why Yang released a comprehensive democracy platform that includes Ranked Choice Voting. Lawrence Lessig’s Equal Citizens Project rates Yang’s package of reforms an A+. “I am proposing a New Way Forward that makes sure......

November 4, 2019

Andrew Yang Highlights Election Reforms to Ensure Every Eligible Voter Can Have Their Voice Heard

American democracy can’t continue to use 20th century tools if it’s going to survive the 21st century Yang to vote Yes on Ranked Choice Voting tomorrow Campaign platform includes further proposals to improve democracy Yang has received an A+ from Lawrence Lessig’s Equal Citizens group, focused on democracy reform As New Yorkers head to the......

November 1, 2019

Our Kids Aren't Alright. Andrew Yang Offers A New Way Forward.

Yang’s supporters braved the cold and rain to attend an outdoor rally, showing the dedication needed to win the caucus During the Liberty & Justice Celebration, Yang’s future-focused speech explained how he’d enact a New Way Forward to ensure a future we can be proud to leave for our children Des Moines, Iowa – Andrew......

October 29, 2019

Yang Launches Six-Figure Paid Digital Ad in Early States

NEW YORK — Presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s campaign launched a six-figure paid digital ad in early primary states, highlighting the importance of access to affordable, quality healthcare and assistance for special needs families in the United States. “We know that Andrew having the first opportunity to introduce himself personally and on his own terms will......

October 29, 2019

Yang Exceeds Qualification Requirements in New Hampshire Poll

5% in CNN poll released today First qualifying poll for December debate Yang exceeding expectations Andrew Yang received 5% support – tied for fifth place – in a CNN New Hampshire Primary Poll. The live phone poll of likely voters was conducted between October 21 and October 27. Yang has already received the required donor......

October 24, 2019

Behind the Yang2020 Merchandise Success

NEW YORK — The first MATH hats went on sale in March. Only 500 were available and they sold out in 22 minutes. The Yang campaign repeated the formula of offering limited quantities of merchandise. The strategy helped Yang raise a whopping $10 million in the third quarter, outpacing many in the Democratic field. Nearly one-quarter of......

October 15, 2019

Yang Hosts #AskAndrew 10-Hour Marathon Q&A -Unmoderated and Honest

NEW YORK — Andrew Yang will host an unprecedented marathon online Q&A on Friday, October 18, 2019. He will answer questions live for 10 hours, splitting time between a multiplatform livestream and posting answers online using channels including Twitter’s new Q&A service. Yang built the beginnings of his campaign on long-form interviews, a format that......

October 15, 2019

Yang's Freedom Dividend Defines Democratic Debates Conversation on Economy

WESTERVILLE, OH — On the Ohio debate stage, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang underscored the impact of his proposed Freedom Dividend and why it’s a better solution to the problems Americans are facing during our current period of economic change and uncertainty that Andrew and experts call the “Fourth Industrial Revolution.”  After Andrew contrasted his......

September 6, 2019

BREAKING: ANDREW CRACKS TOP 10 IN CNN RANKINGS

Exciting news—just this morning, CNN released their latest rankings for the 2020 Democratic presidential field. Out of 24 candidates, only 10 get placed in the ranking. For the first time, they placed Andrew in the Top 10. That places us far ahead of sitting senators, governors, members of Congress, and former Cabinet members. We are gaining......

May 23, 2019

BREAKING: Andrew cracks Top 10 in CNN rankings

Exciting news—just this morning, CNN released their latest rankings for the 2020 Democratic presidential field. Out of 24 candidates, only 10 get placed in the ranking. For the first time, they placed Andrew in the Top 10. That places us far ahead of sitting senators, governors, members of Congress, and former Cabinet members. We are gaining serious......

February 8, 2019

Andrew Yang Keynote at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire (Full Text)

Speaking at his alma mater, Phillips Exeter Academy, Presidential Candidate Yang discusses his time in high school, how the school helped his career as an entrepreneur, and how he made the decision to run for President. Exeter, New Hampshire; February 8th, 2019: Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang will deliver a keynote address to the student body of......

January 23, 2019

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang to Criss-Cross Iowa

From the Quad Cities to Sioux City, Andrew Yang will make the case for the Freedom Dividend and a Human-Centered Economy. Iowa; January 23, 2019: One of the first Democratic candidates to declare his 2020 campaign for president, Andrew Yang has been traversing the country and building a grassroots support network with an average donation of......

October 19, 2018

Gearing up for 2020, Andrew Yang launches a national Humanity First Tour to bring his Universal Basic Income message to working Americans

Following the midterm election, Yang brings his message to working Americans in Detroit, Chicago, Henniker, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Iowa City.   New York, New York, October 17, 2018: 2020 Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang brings his message nationwide this November, speaking with working-class Americans at rallies in seven different cities across the country. This Humanity......

October 8, 2018

2020 Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Visits High School in North Philadelphia to Discuss Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance, and Education

2020 Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Visits High School in North Philadelphia to Discuss Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance, and Education Andrew visits the North Philadelphia school by invitation to address the student body, including those taking part in a unique entrepreneurship and financial literacy program Philadelphia; October 5, 2018: 2020 Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang (D) arrives in......

August 7, 2018

Itinerary: Andrew Yang's First Trip to Iowa

Friday, Aug 10 Des Moines 9:30 a.m. Event with RayGun T-Shirts: 505 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309 RSVP here! Clear Lake 3:30 p.m. interviews 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Iowa Wing Ding 460 N Shore Dr, Clear Lake, Iowa 50428 Tickets here! Saturday, Aug 11 Des Moines 12:00 p.m. State Fair 4:00 p.m. Des Moines Register......

April 26, 2018

An Amazing New Hampshire Visit

THANK YOU, New Hampshire. New Hampshire showed why it votes first in the primaries embracing bold new solutions like Universal Basic Income. Yang and team met with Democratic legislators, party Chairman Buckley, many news outlets and many locals. America has a shortage of jobs. Many people are working extra hours for less. Big companies are......

April 19, 2018

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Will Give a $12,000 Freedom Dividend to One New Hampshire Resident

Urges Americans to put Humanity First through Universal Basic Income New York, NY, April 19, 2018: Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang is coming to Concord, NH on Wednesday, April 25th. Yang—an NYC-based entrepreneur, author, and father of two—is running on a platform of Universal Basic Income. As President, he would enact the Freedom Dividend, giving......