Down-ballot Dems split from Biden on door-knocking

In-person campaigning was one of the subjects of a private call last week in Pennsylvania between Biden campaign officials and state party leaders. In a sign of the party’s mounting anxiety over the issue, Democrats in the critical battleground state left the call with wildly different interpretations of the conversation. Some top state party officials […]

Michelle Obama steals show and Biden won’t go too far left – what we learned from Democratic convention

The 2020 Democratic National Convention began Monday – technically in Milwaukee, but mostly virtually. Here are some key takeaways. 1. Four years after ‘we go high,’ Michelle Obama says ‘it is what it is’ Four years ago, then-First Lady Michelle Obama offered one of the most stirring speeches of the Democratic Convention. On Monday, she […]

Fiorina indicates she’ll vote for Biden, saying she ‘can’t support’ Trump

The untold story of Carly Fiorina 2016 presidential candidate Carly Fiorina opens up about finding your potential and succeeding in your career in her new book ‘Find Your Way.’ Former Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina says in a new interview that she’ll likely vote for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden in November’s general election rather […]

Search for Tara Reade complaint threatens to backfire on Biden

Now there’s a focus on his refusal to commit to opening up his archived papers at the University of Delaware — a trove of documents that critics suspect might house Reade’s complaint. Rather than set the record straight Friday in his first remarks on the subject, Biden might have inadvertently opened a new line of […]

Newsom and Cuomo have been top leaders in the coronavirus crisis. Don’t count on them to challenge Biden

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been drawing lots of speculation about maybe becoming an upgraded Democratic presidential nominee, pushing aside bland Joe Biden. But there hasn’t been a peep about California Gov. Gavin Newsom. Why’s that? Both governors are doing a statesman-like job leading their states through the surging coronavirus pandemic. So why all […]

Joe Biden Declared Winner of Arizona Democrat Primary

Joe Biden (D) won the Democrat primary in Arizona on Tuesday evening, according to the Associated Press. The former vice president defeated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in the Arizona primary election, affirming his sweep of the night. He also won Florida and Illinois handily: Joe Biden wins the Arizona Democratic primary in a blow to […]

Biden and Sanders criticize Trump on coronavirus, tout their own crisis leadership in Democratic debate

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders blasted President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak during a Democratic debate on Sunday, and touted their own approaches to dealing with a widening crisis that has upended the daily life of Americans. In their first one-on-one debate, the two Democratic contenders to face Trump in the […]

5 things to watch as Biden and Sanders debate amid the coronavirus crisis

WASHINGTON — The last time Democrats debated, Bernie Sanders had just won two consecutive states and Joe Biden’s campaign was on the brink of collapse. The two men will debate one-on-one Sunday in a transformed campaign landscape. The stage has shrunk from six to two candidates, Biden has taken a dominant lead in the race, […]

Reeling Biden campaign scrambles to soothe nervous supporters

On Wednesday, Biden, his wife, Jill, senior adviser Anita Dunn and campaign manager Greg Schultz joined a call to rally major donors to Biden’s campaign. Dunn, who recently assumed a larger role on the campaign, urged the donors to remember that “this is the beginning, not the end, of the primary process” and discussed how […]

Biden mocks rival Buttigieg’s record as small city mayor

Joe Biden is escalating his criticism of Democratic presidential rival Pete Buttigieg By JULIE PACE and HUNTER WOODALL Associated Press February 8, 2020, 7:56 PM 4 min read MANCHESTER, N.H. — Scrambling to salvage his presidential campaign, Joe Biden escalated his criticism of Pete Buttigieg on Saturday, mocking Buttigieg’s experience as mayor of South Bend, […]