Democratic primary

  • Election 2020 Jan 15

    Key Takeaways From Democratic Presidential Debate in Iowa

    There was a lot of pre-debate chatter about a coming fight between Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren over Warren’s assertion Sanders told her in 2018 that a woman couldn’t be elected president. Sanders denied it, Warren didn’t press it and a substantive debate on a range of issues ensued. Still, after the debate, it appeared that Warren declined to...

  • Marianne Williamson Jan 10

    Marianne Williamson’s ‘Psychic Force’ Will Be Missed

    Marianne Williamson, the self-help book author and spiritual adviser who vowed to create a Cabinet-level Department of Peace, announced Friday that she had suspended her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Williamson often got more attention for her colorful moments during the Democratic debates than as a top-tier contender with a shot at winning the primary. Still, her memorable...

  • Elizabeth Warren Jan 6

    Julián Castro Endorses Elizabeth Warren in Presidential Race

    Former Obama administration housing chief Julián Castro is endorsing Elizabeth Warren’s presidential bid, saying the Massachusetts senator is “the most qualified, best-equipped candidate to win the nomination” and defeat President Donald Trump. In an online video posted Monday featuring the two former 2020 White House rivals, Castro tells Warren, “No one is working harder than you.” The pair had remained friendly...

  • Decision 2020 Jan 5

    The Unsinkable Joe Biden? Many Months and Many Gaffes Later, Biden Is Still Ahead

    Joe Biden is beginning 2020 the same way he began 2019: a front-runner in a presidential primary race in which many expected him to flame out early, NBC News reports. The former vice president has been attacked more by rivals and President Donald Trump than any other candidate in the race, and he’s arguably made more unforced errors than any other Democrat, but his position...

  • Democratic primary Dec 15, 2019

    Seven Candidates, One Issue: Here’s What Democratic Presidential Candidates Had to Say About Education

    Seven Democratic candidates for president on Saturday offered plans to make their mark on American schools, NBC News reports. Though the vast majority of education decisions in the U.S. are made at the state and local levels, candidates who participated in a public forum sponsored by 11 education groups vowed to increase federal spending in schools — some by enormous…

  • Elizabeth Warren Dec 12, 2019

    Warren Slams Moderate Rivals, Laying Bare Ideological Divide

    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren Elizabeth Warren is lashing out at her moderate Democratic rivals seeking the White House. She says they naively accept Republican calls for unity instead of standing up to the rich and too quickly bend to the whims of their own wealthy donors. Warren didn’t name-drop former Vice President Joe Biden or South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete...

  • Democratic primary Dec 12, 2019

    Once the Frontrunner, Warren Dips in Polls — But She’s Not Out

    The latest polls do not have good news for Sen. Elizabeth Warren. The Democrat from Massachusetts has ticked down in national polls in recent weeks, and early state polls show a similar trend. Once topping the polls in Iowa, Warren is now showing up in fourth place — a drop of 11 points since October leaving her behind Joe Biden,…

  • Elizabeth Warren Dec 11, 2019

    New Polls Show Sen. Warren Slipping in Early States, Nationally

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has gone from first to fourth in a recent poll of Iowa, reflecting a similar drop in New Hampshire and nationwide.

  • PETE BUTTIGIEG Dec 11, 2019

    Buttigieg Discloses Ex-Clients as Fundraising Swing Begins

    Facing intense pressure to answer questions about his work in the private sector, Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday disclosed a roster of former consulting clients that include a major health insurance provider, a nationwide electronics retailer, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Department of Defense. He also opened a big-dollar fundraiser for the first time to...

  • Democratic primary Dec 6, 2019

    Warren, Buttigieg Scrap Puts Democratic Divide on Display

    Elizabeth Warren has spent weeks absorbing attacks from moderate rivals looking to blunt her surging campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Now, as the Massachusetts senator risks losing momentum, she’s starting to hit back. After a Democratic Party fundraiser in Boston on Thursday night, Warren blasted Pete Buttigieg, who is emerging as a leading moderate candidate in the lead-off...

  • MAYOR Dec 2, 2019

    Buttigieg Turns to Black Pastor to Discuss Racism, Poverty

    As he labors to win over black voters whose support is vital to his Democratic presidential bid, Pete Buttigieg found a receptive host on Sunday in a civil rights activist who has sought to continue the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s push for a racially diverse national campaign against poverty. After attending services at the Rev. William Barber’s Greenleaf Christian...

  • Nov 27, 2019

    Is Anyone the Frontrunner in New Hampshire? Latest Polls Paint Very Different Pictures

    Pete Buttigieg has jumped into first place among New Hampshire voters, according to a new poll released Tuesday. The Saint Anselm College poll has the 37-year-old South Bend, Indiana mayor at 25% with New Hampshire Democratic primary voters, 10% more than both Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren.

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Democratic Primary Debate Wrap

    Ten Democrats took part in the fifth debate of the primary season Thursday night.

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Mike Bloomberg Files Federal Paperwork to Run for President in 2020

    Billionaire and former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg filed official paperwork to run for president in the 2020 Democratic primary. It is a key procedural move and not a declaration that he is indeed running. A spokesman for Bloomberg explained that filing in the state of Alabama started a 15-day process to file with the FEC. “This is not an...

  • Nov 20, 2019

    7 Key Questions Heading Into Wednesday’s Democratic Debate

    New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fight for African American voters is raging. And there are growing concerns that impeachment may become a distraction from the primary. Those issues and more will play out Wednesday night when the Democratic Party’s...

  • Nov 19, 2019

    Pete Buttigieg Vaults Into 1st Place in Latest New Hampshire Primary Poll

    Pete Buttigieg has jumped into first place among New Hampshire voters, according to a new poll released Tuesday. The Saint Anselm College poll has the 37-year-old South Bend, Indiana mayor at 25% with New Hampshire Democratic primary voters, 10% more than both Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren.

  • Nov 11, 2019

    Buttigieg Surges Into 3rd Place in New NH Primary Poll

    Pete Buttigieg has surged into third place among New Hampshire voters, according to a new poll released Monday. The Quinnipiac University poll has former Vice President Joe Biden in first at 20%, followed by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 16%, Buttigieg at 15% and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 14%. Tulsi Gabbard received 6%, Andrew Yang 4%, and Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer 3% apiece.

  • Nov 2, 2019

    Biden Defends His ‘Vision’ Against Warren’s Indirect Attacks

    Bristling at Elizabeth Warren’s suggestions that he’s a milquetoast moderate with small ideas, presidential candidate Joe Biden countered Saturday that he offers a “bold” vision for the country and warned that Democratic primary voters should not get distracted by the party’s increasingly tense battle over ideological labels. It was a departure from Biden’s usual campaign speech and signaled perhaps a...

  • Oct 25, 2019

    Gabbard Drops Congressional Race to Focus on Presidential

    Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard says she will focus on her White House bid and not run for reelection to her congressional seat. The congresswoman from Hawaii made the announcement early Friday. While lagging behind in a crowded Democratic presidential field, Gabbard has gotten renewed attention lately after a heated argument with former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

  • Oct 21, 2019

    Catching Up With Cory Booker

    Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey is in New Hampshire searching for votes in the Democratic primary.

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