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Category Archives: Party Politics

Biden demolishes Sanders’ comeback chances as Arizona, Florida and Illinois vote

Excerpt: Each of the three states that voted today overwhelmingly backed Vice President Joe Biden, giving him a practically insurmountable lead over Bernie Sanders
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Eleventh 2020 Democratic debate was defined by the coronavirus pandemic

Excerpt: Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders met in a CNN studio to discuss the ongoing coronavirus crisis and what they would do to respond to it.
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Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders to debate one-on-one in Washington, D.C. studio

Excerpt: The former Vice President and the junior U.S. Senator from Vermont will meet amidst a global pandemic and in the aftermath of Super Tuesday and Super Tuesday II.
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DNC makes drastic changes to March 15th presidential debate due to COVID-19 fears

Excerpt: The Democratic National Committee has moved the location of the eleventh Democratic presidential debate, due to the spreading coronavirus pandemic
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Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden are running dead even in Washington State, new poll finds

Excerpt: The Washington State presidential primary looks extremely competitive with just seventy-two hours left to vote. Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden have nearly identical numbers in a new public opinion research survey taken before Elizabeth Warren suspended her campaign.
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Elizabeth Warren ends her White House bid

Excerpt: The incomparable Elizabeth Warren has suspended her 2020 presidential campaign and will no longer seek the Democratic nomination. But she will remain a force in progressive politics.
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Super Tuesday fallout: The 2020 Democratic presidential contest is now a two-person race

Excerpt: Super Tuesday 2020 has come and gone. Now, only Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have any hope of becoming the Democratic presidential nominee.
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Joe Biden’s campaign picks up momentum as Super Tuesday voters go to the polls

Excerpt: With two major candidates having dropped out of the race and endorsed him, Joe Biden's campaign is enjoying a boost going into Super Tuesday.
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Pete Buttigieg ends his presidential campaign and will reportedly endorse Joe Biden

Excerpt: America's first ever openly gay presidential candidate has dropped out of the 2020 Democratic race in the run-up to Super Tuesday and will become a Joe Biden supporter.
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The tenth 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate was chaotic and messy

Excerpt: Angry exchanges, incompetent moderation, and a partisan crowd helped make the debate in the run-up to South Carolina's primary vote inconclusive.
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New survey from NPI partner PPP gives Joe Biden a comfortable lead in South Carolina

Excerpt: Public Policy Polling found the former Vice President and Bernie Sanders are in the lead in the Palmetto State. No other candidate registered support in the double digits.
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The Democratic Party’s Las Vegas candidates debate was its liveliest and best watched yet

Excerpt: The February 2020 debate in Las Vegas between the six leading Democratic candidates was the most contentious of the cycle, and also the best watched.
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Andrew Yang, Michael Bennet drop out in the wake of New Hampshire presidential primary

Excerpt: Bennet, a U.S. senator, and Yang, a tech entrepreneur, both chose Tuesday night to throw in the towel on their presidential dreams.
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Labor for Bernie rallies in Seattle ahead of Washington’s March 10th presidential primary

Excerpt: Speeches from Washington's Pramila Jayapal and union leaders made the case for the Sanders campaign and helped attendees organize.
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