But the bigger question is how the two candidates perform in states with greater racial and ethnic diversity. There were not enough nonwhite voters to even register in the New Hampshire exit polls. In the next primary state — South Carolina, which votes after a murky, labor-dominated caucus in Nevada — 55 percent of the votes in 2008 were African-American. Sanders will then have his chance to show he can win such voters for the first time in his career. And Hillary Clinton will have the opportunity to show that the first two states are, as their critics have often said, simply not representative of the Democratic Party. … [Read more...] about Sanders Won Almost Every Demographic in New Hampshire — and the Pressure Is All on Clinton Now
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The Warren attack ad comes ahead of the critical March 3 contests, which account for more than a third of Democratic delegates, and at a crucial moment for the Massachusetts senator to remain viable in the crowded field. Bloomberg, too, is staking his candidacy on the states that vote on Super Tuesday and beyond. He skipped the early state nominating contests and has been focusing his resources on states that vote later in the cycle and those that will be battleground states in the general election. … [Read more...] about Warren targets Bloomberg in new campaign ad airing in Super Tuesday states
Following several incidents in November, Syverud announced a university-wide suspension of fraternity activities for the rest of the fall semester because of racist incident, and the Department of Public Safety offered a reward for information leading to the arrest or referral of the person responsible. The administration also released a list of commitments in response to the demands of protestors. … [Read more...] about Syracuse University asks Loretta Lynch to review their Department of Public Safety following response to student protests over racist incidents
Before the June 2018 election, Prop. F’s critics, like the San Francisco Apartment Association, which represents the interests of landlords, argued that most evictions were done for justifiable reasons, like a failure to pay rent or when a tenant causes a nuisance in the building. Monday’s report indicated that 56% of the full-service eviction cases were for “fault” evictions, in which a landlord claims a tenant’s actions warrant eviction. … [Read more...] about San Francisco’s new eviction-prevention program is working, but is it enough?
The buzz about Warren’s ground game started before most of her rivals, and was routinely mentioned whenever her campaign appeared to surge. The senator “has built one of the most robust operations in,” Iowa, Bloomberg reporters wrote in July. “Elizabeth Warren's slow, steady ground game helped propel rise in latest Iowa Poll” a Des Moines Register headline read in September. Earlier that same month, the New York Times wrote from New Hampshire that Warren’s “ground game is often regarded as the most extensive here.” A report from Time just ahead of the caucuses cited 150 staffers on the ground and 26 field offices. … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Warren Built an Unrivaled Ground Game. Here’s Why it Failed