Amy Klobuchar 2020

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At This Same Debate in 2016, One Candidate Was Devastated

Expect things to get just as 'feisty' this time around

(Newser) - The Democratic Party's seven strongest presidential contenders are preparing for what could be the fiercest debate stage clash of the 2020 primary season. Friday's debate in New Hampshire—which runs from 8-11pm ET and is hosted by ABC—comes four days before the state's primary and on... More »

97% of Precincts Are In, but Iowa Is Too Close to Call

Buttigieg's lead over Sanders has narrowed

(Newser) - More than 48 hours after the Iowa caucuses closed, no winner has been declared—and even with 97% of precincts reporting as of early Thursday, it is still too close to call. According to results released after midnight, Pete Buttigieg's lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders has narrowed, the New ... More »

Where We're at in Iowa: 71% of Results Are In

Buttigieg leads, with Sanders close behind

(Newser) - Better late than never: The Iowa Democratic Party has released more results from Monday night's Democratic caucuses. After technical glitches with a mobile app used for reporting the results, not much has changed from Tuesday afternoon's rankings, when 62% of precincts had been reported. Per the New York ... More »

'Inconsistencies' Cause Iowa Caucus Night Chaos

Results may not be out until morning

(Newser) - Democrats were in disarray Monday night after the Iowa caucus results were delayed due to what officials said were "inconsistencies" in the results. Sources tell the Hill that results from the first-in-the-nation vote are not expected until Tuesday morning. Mandy McClure, communications director for the Iowa Democratic Party, said... More »

Bloomberg 'Just Went There' With Trump

And there's other political chatter on Sunday

(Newser) - In Politico 's words, "Mike Bloomberg's campaign just went there." Facing a wave of attacks from President Trump, the Democratic candidate fired back Sunday with "pathological liar"—not an unusual retort for Dems—then dared to engage in a game of personal insults. "... More »

Democrats Make Vow, No Matter Who Wins

In Iowa, party candidates call for unity

(Newser) - Democratic presidential candidates promised voters in Iowa on Saturday they would unify the party to take on President Trump even as they kept up their criticism of each other and navigated the lingering divides from the 2016 campaign, the AP reports. "I'm confident Americans, Republican voters, Democratic voters... More »

Iowa Has a New Front-Runner

Bernie Sanders holds a firm lead in new poll

(Newser) - With only nine days to go in Iowa, a New York Times /Siena College poll of likely caucusgoers has a new frontrunner—and he's no moderate. The survey of 1,689 registered Iowa voters puts Bernie Sanders in the lead at 25%, ahead of center-left hopefuls and a high-profile... More »

New York Times Endorses 2 Democrats for President

'May the best woman win'

(Newser) - Instead of picking a side in the Democratic Party's centrists versus progressives debate, the New York Times editorial board has chosen to endorse two candidates. "May the best woman win," they write, giving the nod to Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren. On the progressive side, they... More »

Key Takeaways From the Democratic Debate

It wasn't a game-changer, analysts say

(Newser) - A slimmed-down field of six Democratic contenders debated in Des Moines on Tuesday night—but despite the high stakes in the final debate before the Feb. 3 caucuses, the candidates largely refrained from attacking each other and focused on the issues, especially foreign policy and health care. Joe Biden, Pete... More »

Debate Got Right to Hot Topic: Iran

6 Democrats debate in Des Moines

(Newser) - With less than three weeks to go until the Iowa caucuses, six Democratic White House hopefuls are debating at Drake University in Des Moines. Three of them—Sens. Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders, will soon be serving as jurors in President Trump's impeachment trial. Joe Biden, Pete... More »

If Party Leaders Picked Nominees, She'd Be Tops

Amy Klobuchar deserves a strong look from Democrats, writes David Leonhardt

(Newser) - David Leonhardt isn't endorsing Amy Klobuchar exactly, but his op-ed in the New York Times makes the case that she deserves a strong look from Democratic voters. Many of them are worried that Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are too liberal, and that Pete Buttigieg is too hyped, and... More »

Key Takeaways From the Democratic Debate

Biggest moment was 'wine caves' clash

(Newser) - In years to come, Thursday night's Democratic debate in Los Angeles might be most remembered for having taken place so soon after President Trump's impeachment—and for the number of mentions of "wine caves." The first half of the debate was largely good-natured, and candidates were... More »

7 Democrats Debate Impeachment, Economy

7 Democrats are debating in LA

(Newser) - A narrowed field of seven Democratic candidates qualified for the final debate of the year—and the first question at the Los Angeles debate to nobody's surprise, was on the impeachment of President Trump 24 hours earlier. Judy Woodruff asked how the candidates would move the country forward after... More »

Takeaways From the Atlanta Debate

Another bad night for Joe Biden

(Newser) - Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls debated in Atlanta Wednesday night —and compared to earlier debates, there was a distinct lack of fireworks, with candidates largely opting to focus on President Trump and other issues instead of attacking each other. Many had expected candidates to train their fire on Pete Buttigieg... More »

First Question at Democratic Debate Was on Impeachment

10 Democrats clash on race, pot, taxation

(Newser) - Ten Democratic candidates are debating in Atlanta—including five of the senators who will serve as jurors if there is an impeachment trial for President Trump. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, and Amy Klobuchar are on stage, along with Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Tulsi Gabbard, Andrew... More »

The 7 Big Questions Going Into Tonight's Debate

What to look for when the presidential hopefuls take the stage

(Newser) - New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again Wednesday night—just 75 days before primary voting begins. Here are 7 big questions heading into the debate, which begins at 9pm ET on MSNBC and will feature an all-female line-up of... More »

2020 Race: Another One Bites the Dust

Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan ends his presidential campaign

(Newser) - The Democratic field went down by one Thursday, when Rep. Tim Ryan announced he is exiting the 2020 presidential race. "After seven long months of hard work I will be returning home to my family and friends and community in Ohio to run for re-election for my congressional seat,... More »

Impeachment Trial Could Be Bad News for 6 Democrats

Senators will have to stay in DC for the duration

(Newser) - With an impeachment trial for President Trump in the Senate is looking more likely every day, the good news for the six Democratic senators running for president is that they will be on TV every day during a trial. The bad news is, they won't be allowed to speak.... More »

Key Takeaways From the Democratic Debate

Elizabeth Warren was in the line of fire

(Newser) - Elizabeth Warren is leading in some polls—and the rest of the dozen Democrats onstage at Tuesday night's debate certainly treated her like a frontrunner. She was attacked far more than any other candidate, especially over her Medicare for All plan. "The difference between a plan and a... More »

Debate's Question No. 1: Impeachment

12 Democrats are taking part in biggest-ever primary debate

(Newser) - A dozen Democrats are onstage at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, for the largest presidential primary debate in American history. Frontrunners Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders are at center stage at the CNN/New York Times debate. Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Andrew Yang, Cory... More »

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