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2020 Presidential Primaries: A Brief Pause

Right now the nation is in the midst of a pandemic with the news looking grimmer each day. The crisis has effected everyone with closures of schools, restaurants, places of worship, parks, and gyms. Rules are in place on travel, staying home and keeping distance from others. Don’t forget to wash you hands for at …

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Cut His Mike

Donald Trump’s life blood is the news media, especially cable news, since he doesn’t read. Since he took residence in the people’s house, he has manipulated the them to send his message to the followers of his cult and campaign for his reelection. When some of the cable news outlets stopped televising his sporadic lie …

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2020 Presidential Primaries: 4 States Minus One – 441 Delegates

There were four states scheduled to vote today, Arizona, Florida, Illinois and Ohio. On Monday, Ohio has “postponed” its primary citing the outbreak of the highly contagious coronavirus. There are 441 delegates at stake in the three remaining states that were all won by Hillary Clinton in 2016. Washington state’s primary was called for Vice …

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Democratic Presidential Debate 2020: Biden V. Sanders

The Democratic field for presidential candidates has been winnowed down to two: former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Tonightis the first Democratic debate that will be one on one with the two septuagenarian white men. The debate was moved from Phoenix, Arizona to Washington DC and there will be no audience …

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2020 Presidential Primaries: Northern Mariana Islands Convention

Senator Bernie Sanders (VT-I) won the the Northern Mariana Islands Democratic caucuses Saturday. A small string of islands in the Pacific, that has been a US territory since 1975, will send six delegates to the Democratic National Convention in July. As a territory, the Northern Mariana Islands gets a voice in the primary, but not …

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2020 Presidential Primaries: 6 More States – 352 Delegates

There are six states holding primaries today that will bestow another 352 delegates to the only three candidates left in the race: former Vice President Joe Biden; Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT); and Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). Currently. Mr. Biden leads in the count with 664 delegates to Mr. Sanders’ 573 and Ms. Gabbard’s 2. Mr. …

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Chief Justice of Hypocrisy

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, John Roberts, is outraged, outraged I say, about Senate Democratic Minority Leader Charles Schumer’s criticism of the two associate justices appointed by Donald Trump, Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Justice Neil Gorsuch. On Wednesday, March 4, the Supreme Court began hearing arguments in a case involving a Louisiana anti-abortion …

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2020 Presidential Primaries: Now There Are Two

This morning after considering her next move after Tuesday’s primaries, Senator Elizabeth Warren announced she was suspending her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. “I will not be running for president in 2020, but I guarantee I will stay in the fight,” Warren told reporters and supporters outside her Cambridge, Mass., home. In emotional remarks, …

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2020 Presidential Primaries: Super Tuesday – March 3 – The Aftermath

The vote counting went on into the wee hours of the morning due to the long lines in Texas and California but for different reasons. In Texas, it was the usual voter suppression by closing or moving hundreds of voting station in heavily Democratic white and minority neighborhoods. While in California, it was a confusing …

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2020 Presidential Primaries: The Bloom Is Gone

After spending hundred of millions od dollars to blanket the airways with ads and his dismal showing in the primaries yesterday, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ended his campaign. As the candidate who claims he is best positioned to defeat President Donald Trump in November licked his wounds, his campaign signalled to NBC News that …

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2020 Presidential Primaries: Super Tuesday – March 3

Fourteen states and one US territory vote today to make their choice for whom they want as candidate for President. Both parties are holding primaries and a caucus. Donald Trump still has a challenger, former Governor Bill Weld (R-MA), who has said he will not drop out after today. The number of candidates for the …

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2020 Democratic Primaries: Choices

Six New York Times columnists weighed in on the 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate, each making the best case for one of the top six in the running. Michelle Goldberg: The Case for Elizabeth Warren She wants to purify capitalism so it works as it should. On Tuesday night, after the latest Democratic debate, Ann …

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