Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Sanders Acknowledges “Steep Road,” Still Assessing

Politico reports: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday acknowledged that “it’s going to be a very steep road” to defeat former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 Democratic primary, discussing in frank terms the challenges facing his already lagging campaign amid the coronavirus pandemic. The remarks from Sanders came during an interview with NPR that aired on Friday, during …

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Bernie Sanders To Participate In Next Dem Debate

The New York Times reports: Senator Bernie Sanders plans to participate in the Democratic presidential debate in April if one is held, his campaign said on Tuesday, the strongest indication yet that he plans to continue competing against Joseph R. Biden Jr. in the 2020 primary for the foreseeable future. The Democratic National Committee has said previously that there would …

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Biden And Sanders Both +7 Over Trump In New Poll

The Economist reports: Both Democratic presidential candidates, former Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) beat out President Trump in a new national poll among voters. The poll, released by The Economist/YouGov, found that 48 percent of registered voters would cast their vote for Biden “if an election for president were going to be held now” between …

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Bernie Sanders Erupts At Questions About Dropping Out: I’m Trying To Deal With A “Fucking Global Crisis”

The Week reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is still running for president, but he does not want to talk about his campaign right now. Like many Americans, his primary focus is on the coronavirus pandemic, which he called the “unprecedented crisis of our lifetime,” and things got testy when things veered off topic Wednesday. While speaking with reporters, Sanders was …

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Bernie Sanders Suspends Presidential Campaign Ads

IMPORTANT. It looks like lots Twitter blue-check folks jumped the gun. Axios reports: Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign currently has no active Facebook ads, the morning after another disappointing finish in a series of primary contests. Why it matters: A pause in digital advertising spend on Facebook has been a good indicator that candidates are dropping out of the 2020 race …

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Sanders To “Assess Campaign” After Latest Losses

The Hill reports: Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) campaign manager on Wednesday said that Sanders would take time in the coming weeks to assess his campaign after a slew of primary wins for former Vice President Joe Biden. “The next primary contest is three weeks away,” Sanders’s campaign manager Faiz Shakir said in a statement. “Sen. Sanders is …

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Sanders Unlikely To Withdraw After Today’s Primaries

The Daily Beast reports: The chances of Sen. Bernie Sanders winning the Democratic nomination are likely to shrink even further following Tuesday’s votes—but some of his aides have said he still has no plans to throw in the towel. Florida, Illinois, and Arizona go to polls Tuesday, but the emergency measures surrounding the coronavirus outbreak have made Ohio officials cancel …

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Biden Named Winner Of Washington State Primary

PBS reports: Joe Biden has been declared the winner of last week’s Democratic presidential primary in Washington state, giving him victories in five out of six states that voted March 10. After nearly a week of counting votes, the former vice president on Monday held onto a small lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders that turned out to be insurmountable. …

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Dem Megadonors Cancel Anti-Sanders Attack Ads

CNBC reports: Joe Biden’s recent string of primary victories appears to have satisfied wealthy donors who were discussing the creation of a super PAC aimed at pushing Sen. Bernie Sanders out of the race. Instead, it appears they will hold off on engaging in an all-out assault on Sanders. As recently as last week, a handful of big money donors, …

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POLL: Biden +9 Over Trump, Sanders +4 Over Trump

NBC News reports: Among all registered voters, Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump in a head-to-head contest, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. In a hypothetical one-on-one general election contest, 52 percent of all voters say they would choose Biden, while 43 percent say they would choose Trump. For Senator Bernie Sanders, it’s 49 percent saying they …

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LIVE VIDEO: Eleventh Democratic Presidential Debate

CNN reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will face off Sunday night in the first one-on-one debate of the 2020 presidential primary. Because of the coronavirus outbreak, the debate will have no audience, and in accordance with CDC guidelines, their podiums will be 6 feet apart. Here’s everything you need to know about how to …

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FLORIDA: Joe Biden +44 Over Sanders In Latest Poll

Politico reports: Joe Biden is in line to deliver a knockout punch to Bernie Sanders in Florida in Tuesday‘s Democratic primary, according to a new poll that gives the former vice president a staggering 44-point lead over his opponent. Biden is lapping Sanders in voter support, with support from 66 percent of likely Democratic primary voters to 22 percent for …

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Bernie Sanders: I’m Not Dropping Out Of The Race

CBS News reports: Despite a big day for former Vice President Joe Biden at the polls on Tuesday, Bernie Sanders isn’t going anywhere. At a press conference Wednesday afternoon in Burlington, Vermont, the Senator vowed to stay in the race and “continue the fight” to unseat President Trump. He cited the desire for better healthcare and the need for more …

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LIVE VIDEO: Sanders Gives Statement On Campaign

The New York Times reports: Senator Bernie Sanders will appear at a 1 p.m. news conference on Wednesday to provide an update on the future of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, a day after a series of crushing losses to former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. that significantly narrowed his path to victory. Mr. Sanders spent the …

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Sanders Co-Chair: Sunday’s Debate Will Still Happen

The Hill reports: Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), co-chair of Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) presidential campaign, said Wednesday that there is “no doubt” that “polling and momentum” in the Democratic presidential primary race is now with former Vice President Joe Biden, following his performance in states where voters cast ballots on Tuesday. Khanna told CNN’s “New Day” that “undoubtedly” Biden had …

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Bernie Sanders Wins North Dakota Caucuses

The Associated Press reports: Bernie Sanders has won North Dakota’s Democratic presidential caucuses. Participation in Tuesday’s contest was expected to be dramatically higher than it was four years ago. That’s mainly due to a procedural change that makes the caucuses function more like a traditional election, with citizens able to drop in at 14 caucus sites to cast their ballot …

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Sanders So Far Quiet On Primary Losses, AOC Gloomy

Axios reports: The big question for Bernie Sanders after Tuesday night’s losses: Is there a path back to the Democratic nomination, or is Joe Biden’s trajectory unstoppable? Notably, Sanders did not comment on the results. Pressure ramped up on him to concede and Biden carefully began to turn his remarks to the general election after extending his delegate lead in …

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Joe Biden Wins Idaho Democratic Primary

The Associated Press reports: Joe Biden has won Idaho’s Democratic presidential primary. The state has 20 pledged delegates at stake. Democrats in Idaho are using a primary for the first time. They used a caucus in 2016 to pick Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nominee. Officials have said switching to a Democratic primary this year from …

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PROJECTION: Joe Biden Wins Michigan Primary

Vox reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden clinched a win in Michigan’s primary on Tuesday night, delivering a tough blow to Sen. Bernie Sanders. Biden appeared to perform well both with Michigan’s African-American population and its white working class, two groups Democrats hope to turn out in a general election against President Donald Trump. The state contains 125 delegates; it …

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PROJECTIONS: Biden Wins Mississippi And Missouri

NPR reports: In the first two calls of the night, the AP projects Joe Biden to win Missouri and Mississippi. The wins come on the back of his 10-state win on Super Tuesday last week. Missouri’s electorate trends older, and the Democratic nominating contest here was one of the closest of 2016. The state, with 68 delegates at stake, has …

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