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Kentucky Becomes Third State To Officially Delay Its Presidential Primary

Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams announced Monday the state has delayed its May 19 primary election to June 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The move by Kentucky makes it the third state to postpone its primary election due to coronavirus. Louisiana and Georgia have also announced delays to their respective presidential primaries due to the crisis. Adams, a ...

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3 Things to Watch in the Biden vs. Sanders Debate for Sunday, March 15, 2020

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders enter their first 1-on-1 debate this Sunday night under unprecedented circumstances. The debate, which was originally supposed to take place in Arizona in front of a live crowd, will now be held in CNN’s Washington, DC, studios with no audience as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, that has also led both candidates to cancel rallies and stay off the ...

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Four Primaries To Take Place Tuesday Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Top election officials in Arizona, Florida, Illinois and Ohio issued a joint statement saying Tuesday’s upcoming primary elections will proceed as planned amid the coronavirus pandemic As mass gatherings across the country have shut down due to the virus, the election officials assured voters they can “safely and securely” cast ballots at polling locations. A combined 577 delegates are up ...

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REPORT: DNC Asked Twitter To Label Trump Campaign’s Video ‘Manipulated Media’ On Behalf Of Biden Team

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The Democratic Party asked Twitter to do something about a heavily edited video the Trump reelection campaign produced of former Vice President Joe Biden, The Daily Beast reported Tuesday. The Democratic National Committee flagged the video on behalf of the former vice president, whose campaign is using members of the press to act as fact-checkers, the report noted, citing DNC ...

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Crushing Bernie: DNC, CNN Turn Next Primary Debate into a Joke

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CNN and the Democratic National Committee have continued their team-up effort to get former Vice President Joe Biden the nomination as quickly and painlessly as possible – this time by turning the March 15th debate into a CNN-only, TV-only, seated event that seems designed to protect Mr. Biden. Biden’s campaign has shortened his speeches to 7 minutes. Other than a ...

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Bernie Sanders Stokes Coronavirus Fear as Fundraising Tool

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is using public fears about the coronavirus as a fundraising tool for his 2020 presidential campaign. Sanders sent out a campaign email to supporters Monday asking them to sign a petition demanding the government guarantee that a potential coronavirus vaccine will be free of charge. The petition asks supporters for “contributions to fight back against drug ...

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Trump Campaign Says Nearly 40% Of Audience At A South Carolina Rally Were Dems, Independents

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign suggested Monday that more than 15,000 people who attended the president’s rallies this year were Democrats and independents. Roughly 16% of attendees at a North Charleston, South Carolina rally were black people, 28% of the audience didn’t vote in 2016, and nearly 40% of them were either Democrats or Independents, the Washington Examiner reported, citing ...

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Trump Campaign, Tech Analysts Scrutinize Twitter’s ‘Manipulated Media’ Label After Biden Video Flap

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign pushed back Monday against Twitter’s decision to call out the team for deceptively editing a video of former Vice President Joe Biden. White House social media director Dan Scavino thrashed Twitter early Monday morning for labelling the video an example of “manipulated media.” Scavino and Trump’s digital director, Gary Coby, criticized the platform while tech ...

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Bloomberg Staffers Brag About Ripping Off His Campaign, Covertly Canvassing For Sanders

Staffers for former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s failed presidential campaign say they went rogue and canvassed for Sen. Bernie Sanders after the Nevada debate debacle, The Nation reported Friday, citing anonymous sources. People who worked with the team knew the campaign was over after Sen. Elizabeth Warren blasted Bloomberg during the Feb. 19 debate in Nevada, the report ...

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Odds Of Contested Democratic Convention Plummet Thanks To Biden’s Dominant Super Tuesday Performance

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s dominant performance on Super Tuesday has all but evaporated the odds of a contested Democratic convention in July, according to FiveThirtyEight’s forecasting model. The forecasting model had shown as recently as Monday afternoon a 69% chance that no Democratic presidential candidate would obtain the 1,991 delegates necessary to clinch the nomination before the convention. The ...

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Bill De Blasio: Biden Won The Black Vote Due To Ignorance

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Thursday that black people voted for former Vice President Joe Biden on Super Tuesday because they’re ignorant of his record outside of his association with former President Barack Obama. “You had a whole lot of candidates,” de Blasio said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “The information that I think people received about Joe Biden ...

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Bloomberg Drops Out

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he is suspending his campaign to become the Democratic Party’s nominee for president in 2020. Bloomberg spent over a half billion dollars of his own money in a bizarre Super Tuesday-only effort to win the nomination. Ultimately, he failed to buy his way into the nomination and has dropped out ...

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Super Tuesday Leans Bernie’s Way – But No Matter the Outcome, Dems are Screwed

I’ve spent the day on the phone, reading cross-tabs from the latest polls, and evaluating data from the most recent contests. Nothing, absolutely nothing, indicates anything but a great night for the aged Bolshevik – Bernie Sanders. With all the pull outs and endorsements over the last 48 hours, voter sentiment has helped both Crazy Bernie and Uncle Joe in ...

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Buying an Election: Sanders, Biden, Bloomberg Have Paid Combined $466,000 To Superdelegates

Leading Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Michael Bloomberg have paid a combined $466,000 to superdelegates that are likely to support their benefactors in the event of a contested convention, Federal Election Commission records show. Sanders has spent the most so far on employing superdelegates, FEC records show. His campaign co-chair, former Ohio state senator and Democratic National ...

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