Marianne Williamson 2020

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Goodbye to Another Dem Candidate
Goodbye to
Another Dem
Candidate

Goodbye to Another Dem Candidate

Marianne Williamson drops out of 2020 race

(Newser) - If you've been waiting with bated breath to see if Marianne Williamson would qualify for Tuesday's Democratic debate in Iowa, you can exhale—she definitely won't be there, even though the qualification deadline isn't until later Friday. That's because the 67-year-old self-help author and spiritual...

Candidate Keeps Running, but Without a Staff

Marianne Willamson still has events scheduled in Iowa

(Newser) - Bestselling author and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson has laid off her entire 2020 campaign staff but is pushing ahead with her Democratic presidential bid, two former staffers said Thursday. Paul Hodes, a former congressman who had served as Williamson’s New Hampshire state director and senior campaign adviser, confirmed that...

Marianne Williamson Mistakenly Slams Trump

She falls for a satirical article about Charles Manson

(Newser) - Marianne Williamson is still a 2020 candidate for president, though she hasn't been generating much attention in the media. That changed Monday, but not in a good way. It seems that Williamson got snookered by a satirical article and condemned President Trump for doing something he hadn't done—...

Williamson Once Aired Theories Tying Autism to Vaccinations

Candidate has said 'vaccines work' but has also been skeptical

(Newser) - Marianne Williamson's position on vaccinations has been an issue in her Democratic presidential campaign. She apologized in June after calling mandatory vaccinations "Orwellian," per the Los Angeles Times , and saying, "The US government doesn’t tell any citizen, in my book, what they have to do...

Dems Tussle at Key Labor Forum in Nevada

Joe Biden defends Obamacare, while Elizabeth Warren promotes 'Medicare for All'

(Newser) - Democratic presidential candidates' tussle over health care reform and Barack Obama's legacy continued Saturday, with former Vice President Joe Biden declaring he's "against any Democrat who wants to get rid of Obamacare." Biden spoke during a forum held by the nation's largest public employees union...

Marianne Williamson's Words on Reparations Made Waves
Marianne Williamson's Words
on Reparations Made Waves
the rundown

Marianne Williamson's Words on Reparations Made Waves

Her argument was hailed as 'powerful'

(Newser) - In Tuesday night's Democratic debate, Marianne Williamson was asked about her stance on reparations—and some are hailing her answer as the best that's been given. In questioning her, Don Lemon stated that Williamson has been "calling for up to $500 billion in financial assistance. What makes...

Takeaways From the Democratic Debate
Top Takeaways From
the Democratic Debate
DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

Top Takeaways From the Democratic Debate

Sanders, Warren had 'ceasefire'

(Newser) - Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren were the two highest-polling candidates in Tuesday night's Democratic debate, the first of two 10-candidate debates in Detroit—but it was a letdown for anybody expecting a clash between the two progressives. Since they are competing for similar voters, "everyone was girding...

Best Lines From the Democratic Debate
Sanders: 'I Wrote the Damn Bill'
DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

Sanders: 'I Wrote the Damn Bill'

Best lines from the Democratic debate

(Newser) - In a testy Democratic debate that pitted Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren against more moderate 2020 candidates, Sanders was widely seen as having had one of the best lines. "I do know, I wrote the damn bill," he snapped when Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan interrupted him to...

Health Care Splits Candidates in Democratic Debate
Health Care
Splits Candidates
in Democratic Debate
DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

Health Care Splits Candidates in Democratic Debate

Sanders, Warren clash with moderates

(Newser) - The first of another round of 10-candidate Democratic debates kicked off Tuesday night with a reshuffled stack of candidates and a different set of rules . Marianne Williamson, Tim Ryan, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke, John Hickenlooper, John Delaney, and Steve Bullock are debating in...

Marianne Williamson Gets the Kate McKinnon Treatment

Impression of candidate is 'perfect'

(Newser) - "The window for Marianne Williamson impressions might be closing fast," Late Night host Seth Meyers quipped following part two of the first Democratic candidates debate Thursday. His guest, Saturday Night Live cast member Kate McKinnon, immediately rose to the occasion, offering an impression of the author and spiritual...

Best Lines From Night 2 of Democratic Debates
Best Lines From Night 2
of Democratic Debates
DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

Best Lines From Night 2 of Democratic Debates

'I'm going to harness love for political purposes'

(Newser) - For the second night in a row, 10 Democratic presidential candidates took to the stage in Miami, debating issues including guns, abortion, and immigration. Many pundits said Sen. Kamala Harris, who clashed with Joe Biden on racial issues, had the best night on Thursday. Some of the best lines:
  • Kamala
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Takeaways From Round 2 of Democratic Debates
Takeaways From Round 2
of Democratic Debates
DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

Takeaways From Round 2 of Democratic Debates

Kamala Harris 'stole the show'

(Newser) - Rep. Eric Swalwell urged Joe Biden to "pass the torch" during Thursday night's Democratic debate—but if there was anyone who took momentum from the frontrunner, it was Sen. Kamala Harris. She "stole the show" during the 10-candidate debate in Miami by challenging Biden on his record...

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