Democratic presidential candidates hoping to revive their flagging campaigns increasingly took aim at Michael Bloomberg on Thursday, blasting their billionaire rival for trying to buy his way into the White House and raising questions about his commitment to racial equality.
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Socialist Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire’s presidential primary, just barely overcoming more moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first clear victory in the Democratic Party’s turbulent 2020 nomination fight.
Mike Bloomberg has come under fire, yet again, for resurfaced comments in which he says the way to bring down murder rates is to “put a lot of cops” in minority neighborhoods because that’s where “all the crime is.”
As votes are counted in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden is shifting ahead to South Carolina, where success is critical to his ability to continue his campaign for the White House.
Democratic party officials in Iowa were left scrambling late on Tuesday as they desperately attempted to deliver the delayed results of the first-in-the-nation caucus, leaving Democratic presidential candidates notably frustrated with state party officials and harshly criticizing the process.
The caucuses don’t always pick the eventual nominee for the party, however, for Democrats they’ve been more predictive. With every winner since 2000 going on to become the Democratic nominee.
Elizabeth Warren is fighting to regain momentum in the fierce fight for the Democratic presidential nomination amid lingering questions about her consistency and ability to defeat President Donald Trump in the 2020 general election.
The poll was conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and was taken two weeks after the Jan. 3 strike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq. It found that 41% of Americans approved of the action while 30% disapproved of it. The other 29% “had no opinion either way.”
Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer on Friday continued to move further left on the issue of immigration by proposing a plan that would make immigrants “fleeing the effects of climate change” eligible for legal entry into the United States.
President Donald Trump is making a campaign stop in historically deep-blue New Jersey this month in order to show support for U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew after switching parties and voting against his impeachment last month.