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The Democrats Are Coming for Joe Biden. Can He Take the Hits?

Could Joe Biden lose it at Thursdays debate in Houston in a way that confirms hes too old, too old-fashioned, too tired, too get off my lawn for a party thats skewing young and moving left? Spoiler: Yes, and thats the anticipated plot of Thursdays debate. It will ostensibly be about health care, climate change, guns, gender issues, and education. But in reality all eyes will be on Biden to see if he can take a punch, or a dozen of them. Its not just Sen. Elizabeth Warren whos aiming…

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Heres Who Will and Wont Get to Face Joe Biden in the First 2020 Democratic Debate

NBC has determined which Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Rep. Beto ORourke (D-TX), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), former Rep. John Delaney (D-MD), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), former HUD Sec. Julian Castro, Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA). The second night will feature former Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), author Marianne Williamson, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), entrepreneur Andrew Yang, and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper sharing a debate stage. The…

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Unites the Nation: No One Wants Him to Run for President

To become mayor, he defeated a Republican New Yorkers didnt appreciate his year one accomplishments, he kill a deer. Now, hes coming for America. I get it: If theres one person who can unite this nation, its New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who likes to prattle on about his transcendent, historic vision and who (polls confirm) roughly nobody wants running for president after hes flirted with the idea for months, but who negative favorability rating. I was tempted to propose a New York to America: Take our mayor,…

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How Mayor Pete and Chasten Buttigieg Are Working to Lock up the LGBT Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C.One week before he is expected to formally announce his not-so-long-shot candidacy for the White House, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is leaning into his personal connection to a devoted Democratic constituency for whom politics has always been a fight against the odds: LGBT voters. As a voting bloc with strong ties to the Democratic Party and with a vast network of well-funded political organizations battle-tested in the nationwide war over same-sex marriage, LGBT voters are a prize target for any Democrat seeking the partys nomination. But a keynote address at…

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Trevor Noah Grills Bernie Sanders: Does America Really Need Another Old White Guy?

By almost any measure, Senator Bernie Sanders is the decided to hold a town hall event on Fox News later this month. Trust me, I know Fox News, Sanders said. I know who they are and I know the role that they are playing. So, to me, it is important to distinguish Fox News from the many millions of people who watch Fox News. And I think it is important to talk to those people and say, You know what? I know many of you voted for Donald Trump, but…

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Howard Schultz Bombs at SXSW: You Dont Like That?

AUSTIN, TexasHoward Schultz, the independent presidential candidate who cant manage to tweet without getting ratiod, made his pitch to South by Southwest on Saturday morning. There are lines for everything at SXSW and Schultzs featured session was no exception. When NBC News Dylan Byers opened by suggesting that the called Ocasio-Cortez un-American, but now seemed to back off that view when he said, They love the country. They have their core beliefs. But you have to ask them, is any of this possible? The vast majority of Americans are not…

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