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Bloomberg News’s Refusal To Scrutinize Michael Bloomberg’s Candidacy Raises ‘Serious’ Concerns, Former FEC Commissioner Says

Bloomberg News announced it won’t investigate its billionaire owner, Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, but will continue to investigate President Trump. A former FEC member said the outlet’s editorial policy raises “serious” campaign finance concerns. “If they’re not willing to do any negative stories that might come up about Mike, whereas they are about Trump, then they’re directly helping his campaign,” ...

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Pete Buttigieg Faces Left-Wing Backlash Over Resurfaced 2011 Clip

Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg is facing a left-wing backlash over a resurfaced 2011 clip that shows him talking about challenges faced by minority students. The video shows Buttigieg, then a South Bend, Indiana, mayoral candidate, saying that “there are a lot of kids especially from lower-income minority neighborhoods who literally just haven’t seen it work, there isn’t somebody ...

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Joe Biden’s Top Latina Adviser Quits Over His Immigration Rhetoric

Vanessa Cárdenas, a senior Latina adviser for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, has quit over his apparent lack of empathy when speaking publicly about immigration issues. Unlike more progressive candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, Biden has maintained a moderate stance on immigration, refusing to end all deportations or decriminalize illegal immigration.  Many immigration activists have criticized Biden for the ...

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Here’s Why Biden’s Supporters Think He Is Floundering In Iowa

2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden’s supporters believe he is floundering in Iowa due to a lack of enthusiasm, campaign malfunctions and support for South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Biden is struggling to build excitement in Iowa, supporters who spoke with The New York Times said. Supporters also voiced concerns that the former vice president has not shown Iowa enough ...

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Democratic Anxiety Rises Over Impending Thanksgiving Anti-Impeachment Ads: Report

Democrats expressed concerns that voters may be affected by GOP anti-impeachment ads over Thanksgiving break, multiple lawmakers and aides said. Groups supporting the GOP have purchased almost $8 million in television ads targeting pivotal districts, Politico reported. Most of these ads will focus on hammering Democrats about impeachment, and Democrats expressed concerns to Democratic leaders that voters in these districts ...

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#BoycottMSNBC Trends On Twitter After Yang Demands Apology From Network For Apparent Media Blackout

#BoycottMSNBC began to trend on Twitter Saturday after businessman Andrew Yang noted that he would only go on the network if it issued an apology for an apparent media blackout against his campaign. Yang tweeted Saturday that the network, who co-hosted the fifth Democratic debate Nov. 20, had asked him for an interview. The 2020 presidential candidate added that he ...

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Michael Bloomberg Officially Joins Presidential Race

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg officially announced the start of his presidential campaign Sunday. Bloomberg, 77, has been toying with the idea of joining an already-crowded Democratic field, with a report earlier in November noting that he was preparing to file for a Democratic presidential primary in Alabama. The multi-billionaire officially joined the race Sunday with an advertisement ...

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Elizabeth Warren Lied About Sending Her Son to Private School

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren denied sending her children to private schools, despite the fact that she sent her son to an elite private school. When confronted by school choice activists after a campaign rally on Thursday, Warren said that her children didn’t go to private schools. “We are going to have the same choice that you had for ...

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‘MASSIVE’: Bloomberg Spends ‘At Least’ $10 Million’ on TV Ads ‘For One Week’

Billionaire and 2020 presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has begun booking “massive” amounts of television ad time across the country as he ramps up his bid to become the Democratic nominee. Bloomberg has booked ad time in media markets that will begin to air as early as Monday, Politico reports. Stations across the country have reported that Bloomberg has bought ad ...

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Media Outlets Rip Biden For Horrible Debate Performance

Multiple media outlets criticized former Vice President Joe Biden for his poor performance during Wednesday’s fifth democratic debate. Biden struggled even before the debate began, with his campaign accidentally sending out its post-debate email hours before the event began. They sent a subsequent email apologizing for pulling the trigger and asking for money. Biden then made multiple errors, outlets pointed ...

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Elizabeth Warren Rally Derailed By Pro-Charter School Protesters

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign rally in Atlanta on Thursday was derailed by parents protesting the Massachusetts senator’s opposition to charter schools. The group of mostly black parents interrupted Warren’s event, which was aimed at courting black women voters, with chants of “Our children, our choice!” and “We want to be heard!” WATCH:  A group wearing “powerful parent network” ...

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‘Of Course’: Warren Says She Willing To Spend Taxpayer Money To Take Down Parts Of Border Wall

During Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said that she is willing to spend taxpayer money to remove parts of the southern border wall built under the Trump administration. Warren — who once called President Donald Trump’s border wall a “monument of hate and division” — was asked by a debate moderator if she would ask taxpayers to ...

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REPORT: DNC Officials, Media Outlets Worry Next Month’s Dem Debate Moderator Won’t Be Liberal Enough

The Democratic National Committee and journalists at PBS worry Politico’s choice to moderate December’s Democratic debate will be too conservative for the likes of the party, NBC reported Monday. Politico publisher Robert Allbritton wants Politico Magazine political correspondent Tim Alberta as the co-host for the sixth Democratic primary debate on Dec. 19 in California. The DNC and reporters at PBS are ...

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Bloomberg Apologizes For Stop-And-Frisk Ahead Of Debates: ‘I Got Something Important Really Wrong’

Former mayor of New York Mike Bloomberg apologized Sunday for his previous stances on “stop-and-frisk” police strategies. Bloomberg, who is reportedly pondering joining the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, formerly embraced the “stop-and-frisk” strategy as Mayor of New York, though critics said that the policy disproportionately impacts people of color. But he reversed his stance on the policy ...

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Liberal Pundits, Activists Strike Back After Obama Suggests Democrats Not Move Too Far Left

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Liberal pundits and activists criticized former President Barack Obama Saturday morning after he suggested that the Democratic Party should avoid leaning “too far left” ahead of the 2020 election. Democrats laid into the former president after he urged them to consider a moderate approach during a fundraising meeting Friday. Climate activists and pundits turned on Obama, suggesting on Twitter that ...

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