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Nevada Paper Endorses Klobuchar And Biden, Claims Sanders “Simply Guarantees A Trump Second Term”

From the editorial board of the Las Vegas Sun: Democrats see an urgent need to defeat Donald Trump and save our nation from an autocrat. We agree, which is why we’re endorsing Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former Vice President Joe Biden in the upcoming Nevada caucuses. Pete Buttigieg has all the right values in place, and appeals with his intellect …

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Biden Hosts Wall Street Fundraisers After NH Stumble

CNBC reports: Joe Biden is set to rally more than 250 Wall Street and big money donors Thursday at a pair of fundraisers in New York after his presidential campaign stumbled in Iowa and New Hampshire. A guest list, first obtained by CNBC, shows that the events will draw some of the biggest names in the financial services community to …

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Biden Pins Hopes On States After New Hampshire

The Hill reports: In a contentious interview on “CBS This Morning,” Joe Biden acknowledged that he faces an uphill battle in New Hampshire, which holds its primary on Tuesday, but said his political fortunes would change once the nominating contest shifts to more diverse states like Nevada and South Carolina. “Nothing’s going to happen until we get down to a …

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Buttigieg: I’m No Obama But Neither Is Biden [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Pete Buttigieg responded on Sunday to an attack ad from fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden comparing the former vice president’s record to Buttigieg’s, saying neither he nor Biden were comparable to former President Obama. Asked by “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace to respond to the Biden campaign’s comment that Buttigieg was “no Barack Obama,” …

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Buttigieg Camp Hits Back After Biden Attack Ad

Just in from the Buttigieg campaign: At this moment, the American people are crying out for something completely different from this classic Washington-style of politics. While Washington politics trivializes what goes on in communities like South Bend, South Bend residents who now have better jobs, rising income, and new life in their city don’t think their lives are a Washington …

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Biden Attacks Buttigieg In Scathing New Ad [VIDEO]

The Insider reports: Joe Bidens’ campaign released a snarky attack ad about Pete Buttigieg and his accomplishments as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, as compared to the former Vice President’s record on national policy. “Both Vice President Biden and former Mayor Pete Buttigieg have taken on tough fights,” the ad voiceover says. “Under threat of a nuclear Iran, Joe Biden …

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Biden Shakes Up Campaign Leadership After Iowa Flop

The New York Times reports: Anita Dunn, a veteran Democratic operative and top adviser to former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., is taking on an expanded role in his campaign as he seeks a reset after a disastrous fourth-place finish in the Iowa caucuses. “She will be working closely with us on campaign strategy and overall coordination on budget …

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Biden Lead Shrinks To +4 Over Sanders In National Poll

Morning Consult reports: Heading into the Iowa caucuses, former Vice President Joe Biden fell to 28 percent support among Democratic primary voters nationwide — the lowest share measured since Morning Consult began tracking in early 2019. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) trails Biden by 4 percentage points, the smallest margin recorded since early March. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg …

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Jill Biden: Lindsey Graham Isn’t Our Friend Anymore

The Hill reports: “Well, you know, Lindsey — I don’t know what happened to Lindsey. And we used to be great friends and friends with John McCain [R-Ariz.],” Jill Biden said on CNN’s “New Day” Monday. “I mean we traveled together with the Foreign Relations Committee. We’ve had dinner. You know, and now he’s changed.” Asked by CNN’s John Berman …

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Biden: I Can Still Work With Some Republicans [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden said the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump haven’t “shaken my faith” with regards to working with Republicans, adding that “no one’s” found that his son Hunter Biden did anything untoward in Ukraine. Impeachment “hasn’t shaken my faith in being able to work with at least” some Republicans, Biden told “TODAY” show …

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Ernst: We Would Try To Impeach Biden “Immediately”

Bloomberg News reports: Iowa Senator Joni Ernst warned Sunday that Republicans would immediately push to impeach Joe Biden over his work in Ukraine as vice president if he win the White House. “I think this door of impeachable whatever has been opened,” Ernst said in an interview with Bloomberg News. “Joe Biden should be very careful what he’s asking for …

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Pranksters Troll Joe Biden At Iowa Caucus Rally [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Joe Biden was interrupted twice by pranksters during a rally today, one of whom he cut down by quipping along with the prankster’s premise. “Mr. Vice President, my wife recently left me, she is divorcing me, what can I do to get her back?” said the young man, who turned out to be Jason Selvig of the comedy …

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Major Transit Union Flips From Sanders To Biden

Politico reports: Joe Biden scored the endorsement Saturday of a major transit union that officially backed Bernie Sanders in 2016. “Joe has been very supportive of the labor movement for the last 40 years. He stands for working families. We recognize he’s a great candidate,” John Costa, international president of the 200,000-member Amalgamated Transit Union, told POLITICO. “We think Joe …

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McConnell Challenger Amy McGrath Endorses Biden

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: Amy McGrath, a former Marine combat aviator who has raised more than $16 million in her effort to challenge Sen. Mitch McConnell in November’s election, said Friday that she was endorsing Joe Biden for president. McGrath said Biden was “respected and beloved by Democrats and Republicans alike” and had the ability to bring the country back …

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Joe Biden +5 Over Bernie Sanders In New National Poll

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden has a 5-point advantage over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the Democratic presidential race, according to an exhaustive national survey from the Pew Research Center. The Pew survey of 5,861 registered Democrats finds Biden in the lead at 26 percent support, followed by Sanders at 21 percent and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) …

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Biden Jokes About Michelle Obama As Running Mate

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden quipped Tuesday that he would “love” for former first lady Michelle Obama to serve as his own vice president. At a campaign stop in Muscatine, Iowa, Biden was asked if he would consider appointing Obama to the Supreme Court. “Yeah, I would, but I don’t think he’d do it,” Biden responded. “He’d …

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Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton Endorses Joe Biden

The Wall Street Journal reports: Rep. Seth Moulton (D., Mass.) on Monday endorsed Joe Biden for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president, citing what he said was the former vice president’s ability to build a coalition within the party and proven foreign-policy credentials. Throughout his own presidential campaign, Moulton, a 41-year-old Marine Corps combat veteran, warned Democrats about the party …

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Sanders +9 Over Biden In Latest New Hampshire Poll

CNN reports: Bernie Sanders leads the race for the Democratic nomination in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire. Overall, 25% of likely Democratic primary voters back the Vermont senator, with former Vice President Joe Biden (16%), former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (15%) and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (12%) battling …

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Obama’s Chief Fundraiser Endorses Joe Biden

The Associated Press reports: Rufus Gifford, one of the Democratic Party’s best-connected fundraisers, is throwing his support behind Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race, just before Biden and his rivals dive into an expensive stretch of early primaries and caucuses. There are few Democratic donors or operatives with fundraising networks as vast as Gifford’s, and his connections could help …

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Joe Biden Endorsed By Major Iron Workers Union

Yahoo News reports: With the first votes in the 2020 Democratic nominating contest less than two weeks away, former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday received a welcome endorsement from the national iron workers union. The 130,000-member International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers said it was tapping Biden over the other 11 Democratic candidates in the race …

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