South Carolina may be the focus, but this week is all about Super Tuesday. More than a dozen states will hold primary contests in eight days, and in many cases, voters in those states are already deep into early voting. By the end of March 3, nearly 40% of all delegates will be awarded. And based on the Democrats' allocation rules, anyone coming out of Super Tuesday with a significant delegate lead will be almost impossible to catch in the weeks ahead. … [Read more...] about 2020 Watch: Why are there 8 candidates still in the race?
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But in Iowa, New Hampshire and even Nevada, the majority of Democrats voting were white. And the biggest share of the white Democratic vote went to Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSchiff blasts Trump for making 'false claims' about Russia intel: 'You've betrayed America. Again.' Buttigieg campaign claims 'irregularities' in Nevada caucuses Poll: Sanders leads 2020 Democratic field with 28 percent, followed by Warren and Biden MORE (I-Vt.) and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegButtigieg campaign claims 'irregularities' in Nevada caucuses Poll: Sanders leads 2020 Democratic field with 28 percent, followed by Warren and Biden 9-year-old asks Buttigieg how to be strong and tell people he is gay too MORE (D). … [Read more...] about Juan Williams: Black votes matter
Sanders is sitting pretty heading into the big day with a significant lead in California, which will send more delegates to the convention than any other state. Only Sanders and two other Democratic candidates, businessman Michael BloombergMichael Rubens BloombergPoll: Sanders leads 2020 Democratic field with 28 percent, followed by Warren and Biden More than 6 in 10 expect Trump to be reelected: poll Sanders has wide leads in two of three battleground states: survey MORE and investor Tom SteyerTom Fahr SteyerCampaign announces Steyer qualifies for South Carolina debate Trailing Democrats tout strength with black voters ahead of South Carolina Sunday shows - 2020 spotlight shifts to South Carolina MORE, have the money to advertise broadly for the Super Tuesday contests. … [Read more...] about Sanders’s victory in Nevada was big and broad
That’s why Tuesday night’s debate in South Carolina could be the last stand to change the race’s dynamic. It will require taking on Sanders as Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., did to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week, all but disqualifying him. President Trump’s praise of Sanders’ Nevada primary win and the information that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is trying to help Sanders win the nomination will certainly fuel many Democrats’ opposition to him. … [Read more...] about Mary Anne Marsh: Super Tuesday could decide Democratic nomination – here’s the candidate in the best position to win
But the approach taken by Bernie and other progressives was so extreme – demanding the end of private insurance – that, rather than galvanizing support for Democrats, it fractured the party. Astonishingly, the candidates who jumped aboard single-payer health care never stopped to think about how their plan would impact union workers, who would be the group most opposed to ending private insurance. … [Read more...] about Liz Peek: Surging Sanders terrifies Democrats – do they actually want to win in November?