Dems yell, scold and interrupt in tense South Carolina debate – POLITICO

Dems yell, scold and interrupt in tense South Carolina debate – POLITICO. Bernie Sanders got a taste of being the frontrunner. Mike Bloomberg was once again in the hot seat. Joe Biden slid under the radar without too much trouble. The 10th Democratic presidential debate wrapped up Tuesday in South Carolina with a series of fiery exchanges that probably didn’t […]

Why Twitter says Bloomberg’s fake Sanders tweets don’t break its rules – Vox

Why Twitter says Bloomberg’s fake Sanders tweets don’t break its rules – Vox. On Monday, presidential hopeful and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s campaign posted — and then deleted — several controversial tweets about rival Sen. Bernie Sanders that prompted confusion and tested the rules of what political campaigns can share on social media. The tweets, which Bloomberg’s […]

5 Takeaways From The South Carolina Democratic Debate | HuffPost

5 Takeaways From The South Carolina Democratic Debate | HuffPost. CHARLESTON, S.C. ― Most of the Democratic field stepped into the debate hall here Tuesday night needing a clear win to upend a messy 2020 presidential primary race. None of them got it. In less than a week, South Carolina voters will cast their ballots in the fourth election day […]

The South Carolina Debate Finally Put Bernie Sanders in the Hot Seat – Mother Jones

The South Carolina Debate Finally Put Bernie Sanders in the Hot Seat – Mother Jones. Democratic presidential candidates Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Joe Biden, participate in the Democratic presidential primary debate in Charleston, South Carolina on Tuesday.Patrick Semansky/AP For the past month, Bernie Sanders has ascended to the position of clear frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. He […]

Bernie Sanders says it’s time to stop ignoring ‘the suffering of the Palestinian people’

Bernie Sanders says it's time to stop ignoring 'the suffering of the Palestinian people'. Bernie Sanders says it’s time to stop ignoring ‘the suffering of the Palestinian people’ February 25, 2020 Win McNamee/Getty Images Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) defended himself against accusations that he is not “pro-Israel” enough, saying he is “very proud of being Jewish” but fully aware of […]

Democratic debate demonstrates there are too many Democratic candidates left in the race.

Democratic debate demonstrates there are too many Democratic candidates left in the race.. History, it’s said, repeats itself first as tragedy, and then as f—[LOUD CROSSTALK] [LOUD CROSSTALK] SENATOR, THAT IS— [GARBLED] WHAT HE SAID IS ABSOLUTELY UNTRUE [SHOUTING] FIDEL CASTRO [BOOING] DENMARK!?!?! [CHEERING] CANDIDATES! CANDIDATES! PLEASE RESPECT THE RULES— Sorry! Got carried away there in the manner of Tuesday’s […]

Buttigieg slams Bernie in bid for the anti-Sanders mantle – POLITICO

Buttigieg slams Bernie in bid for the anti-Sanders mantle – POLITICO. LAS VEGAS — Pete Buttigieg wants to make the Democratic primary a two-man race. The former mayor went after Bernie Sanders with his sharpest attacks yet following the Nevada caucuses, slamming Sanders as a drag on down-ticket Democrats and casting his campaign as a “revolution with a tenor of […]

Nevada caucus results: Democrats shouldn’t fear Bernie Sanders – Vox

Nevada caucus results: Democrats shouldn’t fear Bernie Sanders – Vox. Sen. Bernie Sanders’s win in Nevada following his New Hampshire victory marks the Vermont senator as the clear front-runner for the Democratic Party nomination. Alarm, clearly visible in a range of mainstream Democratic circles over the past several weeks, is now going to kick into overdrive. But this frame of […]

Here’s What Happens When Public Transit Is Free | HuffPost

Here’s What Happens When Public Transit Is Free | HuffPost. by Amy Crawford · February 22, 2020 Candria Gray and her two children live in Worcester, Massachusetts, where they rely on city buses to get nearly everywhere: college classes, elementary school, the pediatrician’s office. By 2017, when the Worcester Regional Transit Authority raised fares from $1.50 per ride to $1.75, […]

Democrats Have No Plan to Stop Bernie Sanders – Mother Jones

Democrats Have No Plan to Stop Bernie Sanders – Mother Jones. Before Amy Klobuchar spoke at the Las Vegas headquarters of the Culinary Union Local 226 on Tuesday, the union’s secretary treasurer, Geoconda Argüello-Kline, wanted to get a few things straight. If you’re a Democrat running in Nevada, Argüello-Kline and the powerful union she represents are the last people you […]

Pete Buttigieg begs Democrats to ‘take a sober look’ at Bernie Sanders

Pete Buttigieg begs Democrats to 'take a sober look' at Bernie Sanders. Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg wants America to look before it leaps into a Sanders presidency. Buttigieg remained stuck in third place in Nevada’s Democratic caucuses as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was projected the winner on Saturday night. And while Buttigieg congratulated Sanders and acknowledged they […]

Bloomberg Blames Sanders Camp For Vandalized Office

☆    Bloomberg Blames Sanders Camp For Vandalized Office. by Kate Riga · February 21, 2020 The Knoxville campaign office of Michael Bloomberg was vandalized Thursday night — and the campaign manager is blaming the Bernie Sanders camp. “This latest incident at our Knoxville campaign office is exactly what we’ve been warning about,” Campaign Manager Kevin Sheekey said in a statement. […]

Bloomberg quietly plotting brokered convention strategy – POLITICO

Bloomberg quietly plotting brokered convention strategy – POLITICO. Mike Bloomberg is privately lobbying Democratic Party officials and donors allied with his moderate opponents to flip their allegiance to him — and block Bernie Sanders — in the event of a brokered national convention. The effort, largely executed by Bloomberg’s senior state-level advisers in recent weeks, attempts to prime Bloomberg for […]

Mike Bloomberg’s 2020 presidential campaign: news and updates – Vox

Mike Bloomberg’s 2020 presidential campaign: news and updates – Vox. Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg joined the 2020 Democratic race in November 2019, aiming to challenge President Donald Trump. Compared to the rest of the Democratic candidates, Bloomberg has had an unconventional campaign so far. In addition to his late entrance to the race, he has spent record-high […]

Trump Sidelined Acting Spy Chief After Russian Meddling Briefing: Reports | HuffPost

Trump Sidelined Acting Spy Chief After Russian Meddling Briefing: Reports | HuffPost. President Donald Trump sidelined Joseph Maguire, the outgoing acting director of national intelligence, after learning a member of Maguire’s team had briefed House lawmakers that Russia was attempting to interfere in the 2020 elections to get Trump re-elected, according to multiple reports. The briefing angered the president so […]

Michael Bloomberg’s Stop-and-Frisk Answer Was Absurd – Mother Jones

Michael Bloomberg’s Stop-and-Frisk Answer Was Absurd – Mother Jones. Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, made his debate-stage debut Wednesday night, and the other candidates were ready to pounce. From the outset, Bloomberg’s rivals attacked his criminal justice policies. Under Bloomberg, the New York City Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy targeted people of color in the city […]

The Democrats gave Mike Bloomberg what he deserved

The Democrats gave Mike Bloomberg what he deserved. The new contestant in the 7,000th Democratic debate, which took place in Las Vegas on Wednesday night, was former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who got on the debate stage by spending 400 million dollars, and most of the key discussion focused on his candidacy and his record. Practically the whole […]

In Nevada, the stop-Bernie movement is going around in circles.

In Nevada, the stop-Bernie movement is going around in circles.. by Jeremy Stahl · February 20, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren walks with members of Culinary Workers Union Local 226 on a picket line outside of Palms Casino Resort on February 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mario Tama/Getty Images Before the leading Democratic contenders showed up for […]

DOJ Attorney Walks Back Bill Barr’s Walk Back Of Stone Sentencing Memo

DOJ Attorney Walks Back Bill Barr’s Walk Back Of Stone Sentencing Memo. by Tierney Sneed · February 20, 2020 What the Justice Department said inside the courtroom Thursday at Stone’s sentencing hearing was in stark contrast with the chaos that’s swirled around the case outside the courthouse — chaos that’s been egged on by both President Trump and Attorney General […]

Rod Blagojevich scandal and Trump’s commutation of his sentence, explained – Vox

Rod Blagojevich scandal and Trump’s commutation of his sentence, explained – Vox. President Donald Trump commuted the remainder of the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) on corruption charges, he announced Tuesday — meaning Blagojevich, who has been in prison for nearly eight years, will be freed. Blagojevich was convicted of fraud and conspiracy charges related to his […]

Bloomberg Spent His Entire Career Flattering Wall Street | HuffPost

Bloomberg Spent His Entire Career Flattering Wall Street | HuffPost. Recently Republican billionaire Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday unveiled a financial reform platform obviously intended to put to bed concerns among Democrats that the former New York mayor’s long-standing advocacy for the financial elite would continue if he were to take the White House. Bloomberg’s plan would reverse deregulatory maneuvers implemented […]

Mike Bloomberg is not the lesser of two evils

Mike Bloomberg is not the lesser of two evils. Like the vast majority of Americans, I have been effectively disenfranchised in the last few presidential elections. In 2011, I moved to Washington, D.C., which is so heavily Democratic that any vote for president is totally meaningless — in 2016, Hillary Clinton won with 93 percent of the vote. But last […]

Trump is using the Real ID Act to trample dozens of laws to build the border wall.

Trump is using the Real ID Act to trample dozens of laws to build the border wall.. On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that it will speed up construction of the border wall before the 2020 election by ignoring a law it doesn’t like. That’s nothing new: Throughout his presidency, Donald Trump has decried the “lawless state of our southern […]

There’s No Resurgence In American Manufacturing. It’s A Myth. | Talking Points Memo

There’s No Resurgence In American Manufacturing. It’s A Myth. | Talking Points Memo. In a towering act of sycophantry, the National Association of Manufacturers announced Friday that it will be giving Ivanka Trump the organization’s first ever Alexander Hamilton Award for “extraordinary support of manufacturing in America.” The organization made the outrageous claim that “no one” — no one! — […]

Memo to America: Your Primary System Is Great – POLITICO

Memo to America: Your Primary System Is Great – POLITICO. Ryan Heath is the author of Global Translations, a new weekly POLITICO newsletter. Does the Iowa debacle make you want to scream? Are you tuned out of Mike Bloomberg’s endless TV ads? Can’t stand the idea of yet another diner interview? I hear you. A stump speech is rarely interesting, […]

Biden says Sanders needs to do more to stop supporters’ online attacks – Vox

Biden says Sanders needs to do more to stop supporters’ online attacks – Vox. Former Vice President Joe Biden criticized Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday, arguing the senator has been inadequate in his response to harassment members of Nevada’s Culinary Workers Union say they’ve faced from some of Sanders’s online supporters after the group took aim at Sanders’s health care […]

Bernie Sanders: Is America Ready for President Noam Chomsky? | National Review

Bernie Sanders: Is America Ready for President Noam Chomsky? | National Review. Bernie’s perspective on Cuba isn’t an outlier. It is characteristic of his worldview. Bernie Sanders may be on the verge of gaining an insurmountable lead in the Democratic nomination fight, but he’s not letting that get in the way of his socialist principles. Asked in a 60 Minutes […]

Biden Mansplains Gun Control to Klobuchar

Biden Mansplains Gun Control to Klobuchar. Former vice president Joe Biden interrupted Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.) Tuesday as the Minnesota Democrat touted gun-control legislation, taking credit for a bill he did not play a role in drafting. “I am the author of the bill to close the boyfriend loophole that says that domestic abusers can’t go out and get […]

Joe Biden’s ‘150 million gun deaths’ Democratic debate error didn’t happen in a vacuum

Joe Biden’s ‘150 million gun deaths’ Democratic debate error didn’t happen in a vacuum. by Brad Polumbo · February 26, 2020 Joe Biden claimed in tonight’s debate that guns have killed 150 million people in the United States since 2007. That’s roughly half the U.S. population. Neither the moderators nor his competitors corrected his ludicrous error. Why? Well, because disinformation […]

Bloomberg the Nanny

Bloomberg the Nanny. Good for Mike Bloomberg. During his first debate, he slammed Bernie Sanders by saying: “We’re not going to throw out capitalism. We tried that. Other countries tried that. It was called communism, and it just didn’t work!” Exactly right. It’s safe to say Bloomberg is not a communist. I wonder if that means there’s still room for […]

Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders missed most votes in Congress last year: report | Fox News

Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders missed most votes in Congress last year: report | Fox News. Sen. Cory Booker’s run for the presidency didn’t turn out the way he planned — but it appears he won a dubious honor: member of Congress who missed more votes than any other lawmaker. In fact, Booker D-N.J., narrowly beat out Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., […]

The Rebranding of Socialism as ‘Democratic Socialism’ – American Thinker

The Rebranding of Socialism as 'Democratic Socialism' – American Thinker. While it may be true that “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” (Shakespeare) it is also true that socialism by any other name still smells like socialism. As we approach this year’s elections, the purveyors of socialism have tried to rebrand their product by calling it […]

Dave Ayres’ Miracle On Ice Inspires Ordinary People To Keep Dreaming

Dave Ayres' Miracle On Ice Inspires Ordinary People To Keep Dreaming. by Helen Raleigh · February 25, 2020 Last Saturday, Feb. 22, was the 40th anniversary of the “Miracle on Ice.” If you recall, back in 1980, the U.S. Olympic hockey team, made up of amateurs, defeated the mighty Soviet Union’s team in one of the biggest upsets in sports […]

Bloomberg attacks Sanders over reports of Russian interference | TheHill

Bloomberg attacks Sanders over reports of Russian interference | TheHill. Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg attacked Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the opening minutes of Tuesday’s Democratic debate in South Carolina, saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin wants Sanders to be the nominee because President Trump has a good chance of beating him in November. Bloomberg was referencing […]

White House: Hunt is on to purge Deep Staters working against Trump – WND

White House: Hunt is on to purge Deep Staters working against Trump – WND. The White House says the hunt is on for members of the “Deep State,” the left-leaning career bureaucrats who are clandestinely working against the president. Advertisement – story continues below The Government Executive news site reported the White House’s effort to purge government of disloyal employees […]

Donald Trump Won the South Carolina Democratic Debate

Donald Trump Won the South Carolina Democratic Debate. by Tyler O’Neil · February 25, 2020 The real winner of Tuesday’s chaotic Democratic debate in South Carolina wasn’t on stage. Each candidate got a few good lines in, but no one candidate stood out in a way that will shake up the race. Sen. Bernie Sanders (S-USSR) has the momentum and […]

Why a U.S.-India Partnership Must Succeed | The National Interest

Why a U.S.-India Partnership Must Succeed | The National Interest. by Jonathan D. T. Ward · February 25, 2020 The strategic momentum in the U.S.-India relationship has been a long time in the making. Now is the time for both sides to think big. President Donald Trump’s visit to India is the latest in a tradition of summits between U.S. […]

Buttigieg: If You Think the Last 4 Years Were Chaotic, Imagine Sanders Vs Trump | CNSNews

Buttigieg: If You Think the Last 4 Years Were Chaotic, Imagine Sanders Vs Trump | CNSNews. If people thought the last four years has been “chaotic, divisive, toxic, exhausting, imagine spending the better part of 2020 with Bernie Sanders versus Donald Trump,” Mayor Pete Buttigieg said Tuesday at the CBS News Democratic presidential debate in Charleston, S.C. The former South […]

Judge Rules Chicago Can’t Ban Christian Students From Evangelizing

Judge Rules Chicago Can’t Ban Christian Students From Evangelizing. by Tony Perkins · February 25, 2020 When people ask Jeremy Chong about his Friday night plans, they don’t get the typical college sophomore response. He and his friends usually head to downtown Chicago. But the point isn’t to party—it’s to evangelize. And thanks to a federal judge, the group of […]

Michael Bloomberg Wants Public Health Policy Based on ‘Science,’ Which Would Be a Huge Change for Michael Bloomberg – Reason.com

Michael Bloomberg Wants Public Health Policy Based on ‘Science,’ Which Would Be a Huge Change for Michael Bloomberg – Reason.com. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg during Tuesday night’s presidential debate in South Carolina twice stressed the importance of basing policy on good “science,” while defending his idiosyncratically intrusive approach to public health. It is lamentable, though not at […]

2020 Election: Battle of New Yorkers Trump, Sanders & Bloomberg | National Review

2020 Election: Battle of New Yorkers Trump, Sanders & Bloomberg | National Review. And the fall of the political establishment There are 329 million people in the United States of America. They are spread across 3.8 million square miles. The presidential race will be determined by the actions of three of them: Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and Michael Bloomberg. Each […]

Supreme Court Lifts Last Bar To Trump Immigration Rule, Over Furious Sotomayor Dissent – Washington Free Beacon

Supreme Court Lifts Last Bar To Trump Immigration Rule, Over Furious Sotomayor Dissent – Washington Free Beacon. by Kevin Daley · February 22, 2020 Justice Sonia Sotomayor handed down a ferocious dissent Friday after the Supreme Court lifted the final barrier to a Trump administration rule that withholds green cards from immigrants dependent on government services. At issue in Friday’s […]

Bloomberg in worse position to challenge Sanders after Nevada caucuses

Bloomberg in worse position to challenge Sanders after Nevada caucuses. by Emily Larsen · February 23, 2020 Nevada caucus results keep Michael Bloomberg in a tougher spot in his quest to become the preferred centrist alternative to Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential election, with rival candidates unwilling to bow out of the race. Bernie Sanders decisively won the caucuses […]

Impeachment backfire? Schiff opponent launches new ad thanking him for helping Trump | Fox News

Impeachment backfire? Schiff opponent launches new ad thanking him for helping Trump | Fox News. President Trump says ‘Democratic voters are leaving their party to join our movement’ at Las Vegas rally; ‘Fox & Friends’ hosts react. Eric Early, a Republican vying to oust Rep. Adam Schiff from office, launched his first TV ad Saturday mocking the “limelight”-seeking California Democrat […]

‘Trans Women’ vs. ‘Cis-Women’: Feminists Created the Monster Now Devouring Women’s Sports – American Thinker

'Trans Women' vs. 'Cis-Women': Feminists Created the Monster Now Devouring Women's Sports – American Thinker. Here’s a question to ponder: If people think the male-female athletics performance gap is very slight, will they be more or less likely to oppose having men claiming womanhood enter women’s sports? Remember when answering that such men generally have treatments (e.g., testosterone-suppressing drugs) that […]

Warren says she raised $14 million in 10 days | TheHill

Warren says she raised $14 million in 10 days | TheHill. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) presidential campaign says it raised more than $14 million in the 10 days before the Nevada caucuses Saturday. The campaign said the haul more than doubled its initial goal of $7 million in the days leading into the Silver State’s nominating contest, where polls had […]

Ratings changes: House control moving further away from GOP – Roll Call

Ratings changes: House control moving further away from GOP – Roll Call. On paper and in theory, Republicans’ chances of winning back the House look pretty good. But a district-by-district analysis reveals much longer odds, even if the Democrats nominate Bernie Sanders for president. Republicans need a net gain of 18 House seats for the majority. Considering 30 Democrats represent […]

How Bernie built a big win in Nevada – POLITICO

How Bernie built a big win in Nevada – POLITICO. Bernie Sanders locked in a base of voters — young, Latino and liberal — that was more than enough to propel him to a decisive victory in Saturday’s Nevada caucuses. The 78-year-old Vermont senator captured majorities, or near-majorities, of Nevada Democratic voters in a crowded field, including voters under age […]

How Bernie built a big win in Nevada – POLITICO

How Bernie built a big win in Nevada – POLITICO. Bernie Sanders locked in a base of voters — young, Latino and liberal — that was more than enough to propel him to a decisive victory in Saturday’s Nevada caucuses. The 78-year-old Vermont senator captured majorities, or near-majorities, of Nevada Democratic voters in a crowded field, including voters under age […]

Nevada caucuses: Latinos were Bernie Sanders’s key to victory – Vox

Nevada caucuses: Latinos were Bernie Sanders’s key to victory – Vox. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders seems to have swept Latino voters in the Saturday’s Nevada caucuses, an affirmation of his months-long investments in outreach that could presage his success in primaries still to come in heavily Latino states. Sanders is counting on Latino voters, the largest nonwhite contingent of voters […]

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Compares Bernie Sanders Winning To The Nazis Taking France | HuffPost

MSNBC's Chris Matthews Compares Bernie Sanders Winning To The Nazis Taking France | HuffPost. Cable news has been incredulous that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) could actually be the Democratic nominee for president, twisting itself into knots to convince itself that it’s not so. On Saturday, as results rolled in showing that Sanders was winning the Nevada caucuses, there were horrified […]

Democrats Have No Plan to Stop Bernie Sanders – Mother Jones

Democrats Have No Plan to Stop Bernie Sanders – Mother Jones. Before Amy Klobuchar spoke at the Las Vegas headquarters of the Culinary Union Local 226 on Tuesday, the union’s secretary treasurer, Geoconda Argüello-Kline, wanted to get a few things straight. If you’re a Democrat running in Nevada, Argüello-Kline and the powerful union she represents are the last people you […]

Do Bernie Sanders’ opponents know he’s winning?

Do Bernie Sanders' opponents know he's winning?. Bernie Sanders may be poised to walk away with the Democratic nomination for president, but you would hardly know it from the way his competitors acted in Wednesday night’s Las Vegas debate. Sanders, who all measures indicate will win big in Saturday’s Nevada caucuses, also is looking pretty good on the national front. […]

Trump is directly trying to block publication of John Bolton’s book.

Trump is directly trying to block publication of John Bolton’s book.. President Donald Trump wants the White House to do everything in its power to prevent John Bolton’s highly anticipated book from seeing the light of day. At least until the November election. Sources tell the Washington Post that Trump has been directly involved in the process of reviewing the […]

WaPo: Sanders Told By U.S. Officials That Russia Is Boosting His Campaign | Talking Points Memo

WaPo: Sanders Told By U.S. Officials That Russia Is Boosting His Campaign | Talking Points Memo. by Tierney Sneed · February 21, 2020 U.S. officials have informed Sen. Bernie Senators (I-VT), as well as President Trump and others on Capitol Hill, that Russia’s ongoing election interference efforts are also aimed at boosting Sanders’ presidential run, the Washington Post reported Friday. […]

Michael Bloomberg’s rancid, arrogant, elitist agenda – WND

Michael Bloomberg's rancid, arrogant, elitist agenda – WND. by Curtis Ellis · February 22, 2020 The nationally televised defenestration of Michael Bloomberg by Elizabeth Warren and company was just the beginning of the former New York City mayor’s problems with Democratic voters. He has trouble with women, the full extent of which he refuses to disclose. Advertisement – story continues […]