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Biden Looks Past Potential Super Tuesday “Clobbering”

Mediaite reports: Joe Biden, fresh off his big South Carolina win, appeared on multiple Sunday show today, including Fox News Sunday for his first interview with Chris Wallace since 2007. And while South Carolina was a significant victory for Biden after poor showings in earlier states, Wallace said, “Frankly, you’re at a big disadvantage going into [Super Tuesday].” He asked …

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Buttigieg: Staying In Race Is Best Thing For Country

The Hill reports: Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Sunday that staying in the race is the best thing he can do for both his party and the country. “Every day I am getting up, looking at how we can do what is best for the party, that is why we got into this race in the first place,” Buttigieg  …

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Sanders Raised Staggering $46 Million In February

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders raised $46.5 million in February, his presidential campaign said Sunday, a huge sum that could help sustain him in a lengthy battle for the nomination. The Vermont senator, who won nominating contests in Nevada and New Hampshire last month, has vaulted to the top of the field in recent national polls. But former …

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Tom Steyer Ends Presidential Bid After Poor SC Result

NBC News reports: Tom Steyer, the California activist billionaire who has largely been a nonfactor in the Democratic primary campaign, dropped out of the race on Saturday night. Steyer made the announcement following a disappointing finish in the South Carolina Democratic primary Saturday night. With 56 percent of the vote in, Steyer had just 11.7 percent of the vote — …

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Joe Biden Projected To Win South Carolina Primary

NPR reports: Joe Biden has run for president three times, and yet until Saturday he had failed to ever win a primary or caucus. The 77-year-old former vice president has now gotten an expected but much-needed victory in the South Carolina primary, according to the Associated Press’s projection. The crucial win has the potential to resurrect Biden’s campaign after a …

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LIVE VIDEO: South Carolina Democratic Primary Results

CBS News reports: Voting is underway in South Carolina’s pivotal primary, the last primary before Super Tuesday. Former Vice President Joe Biden is hoping for his first 2020 win and Senator Bernie Sanders has momentum from his victories in New Hampshire and Nevada, and his popular vote lead in Iowa. The state is seen as a bellwether for Democrats, since …

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Biden Campaign Sees Big Burst Of Donations

Reuters reports: Joe Biden, who just days ago appeared at risk of losing the donors he relies on to power his campaign, is receiving a much-needed jolt of cash as he heads into the South Carolina primary. Biden’s campaign fundraising has popped upward since Tuesday’s debate, totaling $2 million in four days ahead of the South Carolina primary. Supporters are …

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Bloomberg: 2400 Events, 30 States Pre-Super Tuesday

ABC News reports: Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s campaign on Saturday will begin a massive voter outreach push, with plans to hold more than 2,400 events across 30 states ahead of Super Tuesday, ABC News has learned. The mobilization drive, beginning as the rest of the Democratic field remained focused on the South Carolina primary, is a show …

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POLL: Warren Falls Behind Sanders In Home State MA

NBC News reports: Bernie Sanders has leapfrogged Elizabeth Warren in her home state, according to a poll released Friday, days before the Massachusetts Democratic primary. In the poll by WBUR, NPR’s Boston affiliate, Sanders got 25 percent of support from the state’s Democrats, while Warren, who has represented the state in the Senate since 2013, got 17 percent. Massachusetts is …

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Biden Admits He Was Never Arrested In South Africa

The Daily Beast reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden conceded Friday that he was never arrested while trying to visit Nelson Mandela in South Africa, as he’d said on the campaign trail. “I guess I wasn’t arrested,” Biden told CNN’s New Day in a Friday interview. “I was stopped. I was not able to move where I wanted to go.” …

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Sen. Tim Kaine Endorses Biden Ahead Of Key Primaries

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), the 2016 vice presidential nominee, is endorsing former vice president Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential nomination, hoping to give him a boost before Saturday’s South Carolina primary and Virginia’s primary on Super Tuesday. “It is sad to have a President who no one holds up as a role model for America’s …

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CALIFORNIA: Sanders +17 Over Warren In New Poll

The Los Angeles Times reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders has taken a commanding lead in California’s Democratic presidential race, ahead of his nearest rival by 2 to 1 and on track to win a majority of the huge trove of delegates at stake in the state’s March 3 primary, according to the final UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies poll of …

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WISCONSIN: Sanders +12 Over Bloomberg In New Poll

Wisconsin Public Radio reports: Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders surged to a lead in the latest poll of Wisconsin voters by Marquette University Law School, with 29 percent of self-described Democrats listing him as their first choice in the upcoming presidential primary. Behind Sanders, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg came in second with 17 percent of those polled. …

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Final Iowa Results Issued, AP Won’t Declare Winner

Via press release from the Iowa Democratic Party: Today, the Iowa Democratic Party announced the results of the limited-scope recount requests from the Buttigieg and Sanders campaigns. The results from the recounted precincts can be found here. The recount process resulted in no change to National Delegate allocation. Over a two-day period beginning Tuesday, February 25, recount administrators recounted the …

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Bloomberg: I’m In “Right To The Bitter End” Unless Bernie Sanders Happens To Get The Majority [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Billionaire Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg said Thursday he will stay in the presidential race “right to the bitter end” as long as he’s got a chance at winning the nomination. In an interview with NBC News’ Kasie Hunt, Bloomberg said “as long as you have a chance of winning,” he would “absolutely” stay in the race. …

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REPORT: Bloomberg Camp Pitched Yang For VP Slot

The Wall Street Journal reports: Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign has made overtures to Democrat Andrew Yang, courting the former candidate’s endorsement and floating the possibility of Mr. Yang becoming his running mate, according to two people familiar with the discussions. Bloomberg, a latecomer to the race, hasn’t been on any of the ballots in the first three primaries and won’t …

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Cuban Media Hails Sanders’ Praise, Omits His Criticisms

The Miami Herald reports: Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders views on the Cuban revolution have earned him a storm of criticism in the U.S. But there’s one place where his comments have received glowing, front-page reviews: Cuba. Granma, the Communist Party newspaper, prominently displayed a report about Sanders and his praise of “some of the social programs implemented by the historic …

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Bloomberg Discloses Heart Info, Asks Sanders For Same

CNN reports: Michael Bloomberg’s campaign disclosed new information on Thursday about the health of the presidential candidate’s heart, and called on Bernie Sanders, who suffered a heart attack last year, to release the same data — a clear attempt to bring the issue of the Democratic frontrunner’s health to the forefront in the 2020 race for the White House. Bloomberg’s …

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Warren Bill Would Move Wall Money To Virus Battle

Via press release from the Warren campaign: Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, today unveiled legislation, the Prioritizing Pandemic Prevention Act, requiring all funds that have been appropriated to build a border wall-including funds directly appropriated by Congress and funds diverted by the executive …

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Maine’s Bangor Daily News Endorses Amy Klobuchar

From the editorial board of the Bangor Daily News: Bernie Sanders handily won the Maine Democratic caucuses in 2016, and it seems likely that he will win again. But there are better, real Democratic choices in the party’s March 3 presidential primary. We believe the best choice is Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Klobuchar is a centrist who earns praise from …

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