Amy Klobuchar 2020

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Amy Klobuchar Ends 2020 Run, Will Back Biden

Minnesota senator calls it quits

(Newser) - Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar ended her Democratic presidential campaign on Monday and will endorse rival Joe Biden in an effort to unify moderate voters behind the former vice president's White House bid, per the AP . She is flying to Dallas and plans to join Biden at his rally Monday... More »

Klobuchar Rally Nixed After Protest: She's 'Got to Go'

Minnesota senator still facing criticism about a murder case from 17 years ago

(Newser) - After a weekend in which Tom Steyer and Pete Buttigieg both dropped out of the 2020 race, Amy Klobuchar is hanging tough. But the Minnesota senator bowed out of a campaign rally in her home state at the last minute after protesters stormed the stage before it commenced, with the... More »

Biden Romps to a Crucial Victory in South Carolina

In early returns, Sanders was in a much-distant second and Steyer third

(Newser) - South Carolina was seen as a must-win state for Joe Biden, and it turned out to be just that. In fact, it wasn't even close. Major outlets including CNN , ABC , and NBC called the race for the former VP as soon as polls closed at 7pm. Bernie Sanders was... More »

Winners, Losers From the Democratic Debate

Biden had the good night he needed, analysts say

(Newser) - Tuesday night's Democratic debate in Charleston, SC, was a raucous affair—so much so that Vox declares chaos to be the only true winner. In the last debate before the state's Saturday primary—and Super Tuesday—candidates desperate for speaking time talked over each other and shouted at... More »

Sanders Faces Onslaught in South Carolina Debate

7 candidates clashed in fiery debate

(Newser) - Seven Democrats took part in a fiery debate in South Carolina on Tuesday night—one more than in last week's primary debate. Tom Steyer joined Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, and Michael Bloomberg in the Charleston debate, co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional... More »

Buttigieg Isn't Quite Buying the Nevada Vote Count

His campaign makes demands of the Nevada State Democratic Party

(Newser) - Pete Buttigieg's campaign has a few requests of a Nevada State Democratic Party "in light of material irregularities" in state caucuses still being tallied, CNN reports. The campaign asks the party to "release early vote and in-person vote totals by precinct," "correct any outstanding second... More »

Some Democratic Candidates Are Nearly Out of Cash

Buttigieg, Warren, Biden, Klobuchar running low

(Newser) - At a time in the race when running a presidential campaign is getting more expensive, many of the Democrats remaining have less money. After being camped in Iowa for what seemed like ages, the candidates now have multiple, scattered primaries ahead. And on top of competing with Bernie Sanders' fundraising... More »

Klobuchar, Buttigieg Rivalry Is Getting Nasty

These 2 really seem to dislike each other

(Newser) - The rough night suffered by Michael Bloomberg has dominated post-debate coverage, but another aspect of the Democratic race is also coming into focus: Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg appear to genuinely dislike each other. The Minnesota senator and the former South Bend mayor clashed numerous times, and Klobuchar seemed to... More »

Debate Was a Brutal Night for Bloomberg

Warren praised for standout performance

(Newser) - Viewers who watched the ninth Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night hoping to see fireworks would not have been disappointed. Anybody hoping for a strong performance from Michael Bloomberg, however, would probably have changed the channel before the end of the first hour. The billionaire made his presidential debate debut in... More »

Bloomberg a Major Target in Las Vegas Debate

Sanders, Warren slam former mayor's record

(Newser) - Michael Bloomberg was on a Democratic presidential debate stage for the first time Wednesday night and he became a major target in the Las Vegas debate from the opening minutes onward—more so than frontrunner Bernie Sanders. Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, and Pete Buttigieg also took part in... More »

Bloomberg Has Never Debated Quite Like This Before

He last debated in 2009, and not with 5 rivals alongside him

(Newser) - Six Democratic contenders take the debate stage in Las Vegas on Wednesday night, but one will be in the spotlight like no other: Mike Bloomberg is getting behind the podium for the first time, and "he is going to have a giant target on his back from all sides,... More »

Key Takeaways From the New Hampshire Primary

'Stunning' collapse for Warren, Biden

(Newser) - As pollsters predicted, Bernie Sanders has won the New Hampshire primary for the second time in a row, giving him the first clear win of the primary season after the chaos in Iowa last week. But while Sanders' win may have been expected, the other New Hampshire results have shaken... More »

Bernie Sanders Takes New Hampshire

Buttigieg was in second and Klobuchar third, while Warren and Biden were well back

(Newser) - Bernie Sanders has won the New Hampshire primary, reports the AP , Politico , CNN , and the Washington Post . The final tally isn't yet in, but it appears Pete Buttigieg will finish in a close second and Amy Klobuchar a strong third. Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden trailed that trio by... More »

Democrats Hope for Reset in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders pulls ahead in polls

(Newser) - Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and Pete Buttigieg have all topped the polls in New Hampshire at various points over the last few months—but Bernie Sanders has pulled away in the home stretch, according to CNN . A tracking poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center from Feb.... More »

Amy Klobuchar on a Roll Ahead of NH Vote

She's up to third place in polls

(Newser) - Amy Klobuchar earned positive reviews for her debate performance Friday night , and she appears to be reaping the rewards. She's drawing her biggest crowds yet, she pulled in $3 million in donations in 48 hours after the debate, and, perhaps most significantly, she has risen to third place in... More »

Iowa Says Buttigieg Has Largest Delegate Count

Sanders campaign calls for recanvass

(Newser) - Pete Buttigieg won the Iowa caucuses, according to the state Democratic Party—but many news outlets are refusing to call a winner, citing errors and inconsistencies in the results. The Iowa Democratic Party said Sunday, almost a week after the caucuses, that Buttigieg would be awarded 14 of the state'... More »

Buttigieg Is a Big Target in Democratic Debate

Klobuchar earns strong reviews

(Newser) - Pete Buttigieg emerged as a major target, while Amy Klobuchar was earning high marks Friday night for a strong debate showing as seven Democrats took the stage in Manchester, New Hampshire. Specifically, Buttigieg, Klobuchar, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Andrew Yang, and Tom Steyer participated. Highlights follow, but also... More »

'I Like Bernie Just Fine': Sanders Gets Some Love

Klobuchar praises him, while Sanders downplays Hillary Clinton cricitism

(Newser) - One topic that came up during Friday's debate: Hillary Clinton's pointed criticism of Bernie Sanders in a new documentary. "Nobody likes him," she said. But when Sen. Amy Klobuchar was asked if that was true, she smiled and said, "I like Bernie just fine" and... More »

2 Non-Candidates Get Big Ovations at Debate

Mitt Romney and the NSC's Alexander Vindman

(Newser) - Two people not running for president got plenty of applause during the Democratic debate Friday night.
  • Vindman: Joe Biden at one point urged the crowd to stand in support of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman of the National Security Council, who testified in the House impeachment inquiry, reports Newsweek . Vindman was
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Biden's 2020 Hopes May Be On the Line in NH

Friday night's debate could be critical for him to avoid a 2nd straight bad election night

(Newser) - Another debate gets rolling Friday at 8pm ET on ABC . This time, seven Democrats will be on stage in Manchester, New Hampshire—Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer, Elizabeth Warren, and Andrew Yang. Here's a look at what's stake and what to watch for:... More »

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