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Category Archives: Party Politics

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.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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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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Sparks fly in eighth Democratic presidential debate at Manchester’s Saint Anselm College

Excerpt: On the back of a packed political week, the candidates on stage were more fiery and energetic than we have seen them so far.
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We don’t know who won the Iowa Democratic caucuses yet, but we know who lost: *Iowa*

Excerpt: The day after the Iowa 2020 Democratic caucuses, the results have still not been released, causing confusion and anger among campaigns and journalists.
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Goodbye John Delaney, we barely even noticed you

Excerpt: "John who?" The Maryland Congressman barely made an impression on voters, even in Iowa, where he spent most of his campaign.
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Poll shows strong support for Bernie Sanders in Washington State

Excerpt: The Senator from Vermont holds a convincing lead against his Democratic rivals for the presidential nomination.
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Biden camp tries courting Klobuchar’s in final days before the Iowa Democratic caucuses

Excerpt: The former Vice President's team have proposed an electoral pact with Senator Amy Klobuchar's campaign. It was not well received.
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Iowa 2020 Democratic presidential debate recap: How did the six candidates fare?

Excerpt: The debate was the last before Democratic voters caucus in Iowa, and the candidates appearing onstage in Des Moines were determined to showcase their electability.
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Cory Booker abandons his presidential bid

Excerpt: The New Jersey senator struggled to stand out in a crowded field, hampered by lack of support and interest from Democratic voters.
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