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Elizabeth Warren


Who would Sanders and Biden pick as VP?

March 6, 2020
The panelists discussed possible running mates for former Vice President Joe Biden or Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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'White men get to be the default': Women lament Warren's demise

March 6, 2020
Laura Barrón-López | POLITICO
Elizabeth Warren’s exit from the presidential race has left Democrats, including those who supported or ran rival campaigns, evaluating how the party arrived at Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders as the last two candidates standing.
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Bernie Sanders’s political movement faces a reckoning after Super Tuesday setbacks

March 5, 2020
Robert Costa, Sean Sullivan | The Washington Post
What could have been a triumphant homecoming for a political revolutionary seemingly on course to become the Democratic presidential nominee instead morphed quickly into a moment of reckoning — a sign that the political movement he has built may not be enough to get him to the White House.
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Super Tuesday stunner: Sanders' rise interrupted as Biden surges in a race transformed

March 4, 2020
Susan Page | USA Today
At almost the last possible moment, the Democratic establishment coalesced behind Joe Biden, and Super Tuesday voters did the same – interrupting the energy that seemed to be powering Bernie Sanders toward the party's presidential nomination. Now the momentum has shifted to Biden, the former vice president, who swept a half-dozen Southern states, won Minnesota and delivered a stunning win in the night's second-biggest prize, Texas.
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Bloomberg ends presidential campaign, endorses Biden after dismal Super Tuesday

March 4, 2020
Josh Lederman , Adam Edelman | NBC News
Mike Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York mayor who jumped into the 2020 presidential race late and spent over $500 million on an unorthodox campaign, ended his bid for the Democratic nomination on Wednesday, but vowed to stay in the fight in an attempt to defeat President Donald Trump in November.
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Biden gets big boost ahead of Super Tuesday

March 3, 2020
Ed O'Keefe | CBS News
The Democratic primary election is expected to see a big shake-up as voters head to the polls on Super Tuesday. Former Vice President Joe Biden got a big boost over the days leading up to it with three former rivals deciding to endorse him. Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar and Beto O’Rourke endorsed Biden on Monday night as they work to overtake current front-runner Bernie Sanders.
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Ahead Of Saturday's Primary, Democrats Debate In South Carolina

February 26, 2020
Asma Khalid | NPR
Democratic presidential candidates turned up the heat on fronterunner Bernie Sanders. They went after the cost of his agenda, and whether his nomination would cost the party seats in Congress.
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Is South Carolina still Joe Biden’s firewall?

February 26, 2020
Yamiche Alcindor | PBS NewsHour
Seven candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination will meet on the debate stage Tuesday in South Carolina, whose primary is just days away. The race’s front-runner, Sen. Bernie Sanders, has the current momentum, but former Vice President Joe Biden hopes he can pull out a win due to his support from black voters.
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Bernie Sanders Wins Nevada Caucuses, Strengthening His Primary Lead

February 24, 2020
Jonathan Martin, Alexander Burns | The New York Times
Senator Bernie Sanders claimed a major victory in the Nevada caucuses on Saturday that demonstrated his broad appeal in the first racially diverse state in the presidential primary race and established him as the clear front-runner for the Democratic nomination.
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