Category Archives: Democrats

How Kamala Harris’s Campaign Unraveled

Jonathan Martin, Astead W. Herndon and Alexander Burns of the New York Times – The 2020 Democratic field has been defined by its turbulence, with some contenders rising, others dropping out and two more jumping in just this month. Yet … Continue reading

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Are Some Democratic Voters Reluctant To Support A Gay Candidate?

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux of FiveThirtyEight – There’s nothing like a national election to illuminate the complex and slippery nature of bias at work in the country today. Just ask Pete Buttigieg. Always something of an underdog in the Democratic primary, Buttigieg … Continue reading

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Who Democrats In Early-Primary States Don’t Want To See Nominated

Seth Masket and Dave Peterson in FiveThirtyEight – Sen. Bernie Sanders (left) and former Vice President Joe Biden are among the race’s top candidates, but a number of early-state Democrats would hate to see them nominated. One of the most … Continue reading

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What’s really at stake when the House votes on the rules of impeachment?

Steven D’Souza of CBC News – On the surface, it’s a procedural step that signals the next phase in the impeachment inquiry. But the vote formalizing the rules for investigating U.S. President Donald Trump is also a politically fraught step … Continue reading

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2020 Election: Who’s Up? Who’s Down? Here’s the Latest

Alexander Burns of the New York Times – Joe Biden appears to have recovered his footing in the polls, staving off Elizabeth Warren’s September surge and maintaining his status as the leading candidate — at least for now. But Biden … Continue reading

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