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  • Second presidential debate moved from Michigan to Miami over coronavirus fears

    06/23/2020 7:55:56 AM PDT · by blueplum · 9 replies
    CBS News ^ | 23 JUN 2020 | Melissa Quinn
    Washington — The second scheduled presidential debate between President Trump and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has been moved from Michigan to Florida following concerns about the large crowds expected in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates announced Tuesday the debate scheduled for October 15 will now be held at the ...
  • Two Angry Old Men Yelling at Each Other in Arizona Will Settle Dem Nomination

    03/12/2020 8:50:20 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 26 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | March 12, 2020 | Daniel Greenfield
    ...Bernie is a poor debater. Not as much as Biden, but close enough. All he can do is respond to every question with an angry rant about corporations and medical care. That's not going to win anything. After Biden's victory speech, it's clear that the current brains behind his campaign have been able to get him to memorize his own speeches and deliver them in an angry tone that passes for energy...
  • BREAKING: Bernie's Not Going Anywhere: 'Joe, I Will See You at the Next Debate'

    03/11/2020 10:53:31 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 140 replies
    PJ Media ^ | March 11, 2020 | Matt Margolis
    Following another round of devastating primary losses on Tuesday, Bernie Sanders delivered a statement to the media from Burlington, Vermont. The one-time frontrunner was facing calls to drop out, with some are already declaring the race over. But Sanders made it clear that he's not going anywhere, saying he looks forward to debating Joe Biden on Sunday, and telling the former vice president directly that he has questions he expects him to answer during that debate. Sanders began his speech with an anti-Trump tirade. “Tragically, we have a president today who is a pathological liar, and who is running a...
  • James Clyburn: Time to shut down the primaries and cancel the debates to protect Biden

    03/10/2020 6:38:03 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 79 replies
    @Miles Parks- NPR Rep. Clyburn on NPR just now: "I think when the night is over, Joe Biden will be the prohibitive favorite to win the Democratic nomination... If the night ends the way it has begun" it's time to "shut this primary down," meaning the DNC should "step in" and cancel future debates. He says prolonging the primary process only makes it more likely that the favorite, Biden in his eyes, "gets himself into trouble" and hurts himself for the general election
  • New qualifications for next debate likely rule out Gabbard

    03/06/2020 1:48:26 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 43 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | March 6, 2020 | By MICHELLE L. PRICE
    The Democratic National Committee has ratcheted up the threshold to qualify for its next presidential debate, requiring candidates to have picked up at least 20% of convention delegates allocated in state primary contests. The new rules announced Friday for the March 15 debate in Arizona will allow former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to participate but will likely exclude Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. Gabbard has struggled to attract support in the contest and has picked up only two delegates — from the U.S. territory of American Samoa, where she was born. By comparison, Biden has more...
  • Buttigieg: ‘There's 7 White People on This Stage Talking About Racial Justice’

    02/26/2020 11:47:24 AM PST · by rktman · 64 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 2/26/2020 | Melanie Arter
    Yes, in effect, it was, because it was about profiling people based on their race. And the mayor even said that they disproportionately stopped white people too often and minorities too little, and I'm not here to score points. I come at this with a great deal of humility, because we have had a lot of issues, especially when it comes to racial justice and policing in my own community. And I come to this with some humility because I'm conscious of the fact that there’s seven white people on this stage talking about racial justice.
  • LIVE THREAD: Democrat Presidential Debate in South Carolina

    02/25/2020 4:31:55 PM PST · by Reno89519 · 1,359 replies
    CBS News ^ | February 25, 2020 | Reno89519
    Seven Democratic candidates for president will meet on the debate stage in Charleston, South Carolina, in a debate hosted by CBS News. It's the last time the candidates will face off before Saturday's critical South Carolina primary — and the last one before voters in 16 states and territories go to the polls on Super Tuesday, March 3. "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell and "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King will moderate the debate, joined in questioning by "Face the Nation" moderator and senior foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan, chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett and "60...
  • Democratic Debate 2020 - Las Vegas, NV **Live Thread**

    02/19/2020 2:40:14 PM PST · by steadcom · 1,044 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | 02/19/2020 | NBC "News"
    Starts at 9pm Eastern. On NBC News as well as MSDNC. Will post youtube link when it goes live. Buttigieg, Sanders, Warren, Klobuchar, Biden, Bloomberg
  • This Is Who 2020 Presidential Candidate Tom Steyer Says Won the Las Vegas Debate...And They Weren't on the Stage

    02/20/2020 9:41:17 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Townhall ^ | 02/20/2020 | Julio Rosas
    Democratic presidential candidate and billionaire Tom Steyer told CNN on Thursday none of his fellow rivals won Wednesday's debate in Las Vegas because President Trump was the true victor. "Because I saw so much bickering between Democratic candidates tearing each other down and going after each other and forgetting the fact that what really counts is beating Donald Trump in November of 2020," Steyer said. "I saw people going after each other’s personality and records instead of remembering that, in fact, the Democratic Party needs to win in November," he added. Steyer was not on the stage after failing to...
  • Mike Bloomberg shrugs off beatdown in Las Vegas debate as his campaign says billionaire is 'just warming up' and pundits warn he could be out by Super Tuesday after rivals rain down blows on his record on sexism and race

    02/20/2020 6:06:05 AM PST · by C19fan · 32 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 20, 2020 | Emily Goodin, Nikki Schwab, and Katelyn Caralle
    Michael Bloomberg shrugged off his ghastly debate performance with his campaign vowing he's just 'warming up' after the former mayor was universally panned for his stage debut. 'You know you are a winner when you are drawing attacks from all the candidates. Everyone came to destroy Mike tonight. It didn’t happen,' Bloomberg's campaign manager Kevin Sheekey said in a statement after the debate. 'He was just warming up tonight,' Sheekey added. The general consensus was Bloomberg bombed in Wednesday night's debate, his first time appearing with his rivals for the Democratic nomination.
  • Bloomberg Faces Searing Attacks At Free-For-All Democratic Debate

    02/19/2020 6:40:12 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 189 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | Feb. 20, 2020
    The Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night kicked off with fireworks, as every person on stage not named Mike Bloomberg attacking the former New York City mayor, who was participating in his first presidential face off. The first hit at the NBC/MSNBC two-hour debate here came from frontrunner Bernie Sanders, who ripped Bloomberg for his record as mayor. Next to swing at Bloomberg was Elizabeth Warren, who took aim at the mayor's past critical statements about women. "I'd like to talk about who we're running against. A billionaire who calls women 'fat broads' and 'horse-faced lesbians,' and, no, I'm not talking...
  • Democratic Debate Was The Greatest Debate In Human History

    Forget Lincoln and Douglas. Forget Nixon and Kennedy. Hell, forget the Athenians and the Melians back during the Peloponnesian War. Last night’s Democratic primary slagfest in Nevada was the greatest debate in all of human history. Oh, was it glorious — the sheer raging hostility spraying across the stage as every campaign besides the Bernie Sanders and Michael Bloomberg bids face the desperate possibility each might fade into the woodwork against the Bernie surge and the Bloomberg billions. It’s not that the gloves were off. No, my friends, everybody was wearing steel-tipped boots and going right for the crotch. Those...
  • A Contrary View: Mini Mike Isn't Done Despite the Debate Debacle

    02/20/2020 6:20:15 AM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 76 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | February 20, 2020 | William A. Jacobson
    Mike Bloomberg had a terrible night at the Las Vegas debate. On that point, I’m in agreement with the conventional wisdom. I’m not in agreement that he is done as a candidate, assuming he’s still willing to spend an additional half-billion dollars on advertising, paying social media ‘influencers’ to hype him, and buying up Democrat policitians and media... ...Bloomberg’s reason to be in this contest is to be the last non-Bernie non-Warren candidate standing.
  • Who won the Democratic debate in Las Vegas?

    02/20/2020 6:06:13 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 41 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 19, 2020 | By Sahil Kapur
    LAS VEGAS -- Mike Bloomberg became a pińata, and Elizabeth Warren resurrected her feisty side. The Democratic candidates formed a circular firing squad Wednesday night, with arrows flying in all directions and fights breaking out among a seemingly infinite permutation of candidates on matters from health care policy to lewd comments about women. Mike Bloomberg It was the billionaire entrepreneur's first time on the debate stage, and his rivals made the most of it. He was slammed on everything from his record on stop-and-frisk to the millions he's sinking into his campaign. Bloomberg kept his composure, standing stone-faced, barely smiling,...
  • Billionaire Bloomberg Replaces Billionaire Steyer on Democrat Debate Stage

    The battle of the Democrat money men running for president is playing out in high-roller Las Vegas as billionaire Mike Bloomberg replaces billionaire Tom Steyer on the debate stage Wednesday night. Steyer did not meet the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) threshold by the Tuesday midnight deadline. And while voters can cast their ballot for Steyer in Nevada, Bloomberg’s name is not one of the candidates on it. Steyer, who took part in the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth debates is not happy about the development, Politico reports: Steyer’s campaign has cried foul at his likely exclusion, arguing that his...
  • Tom Steyer Asks DNC Chair Tom Perez for Extra Polling Time to Qualify for Next Debate

    02/11/2020 6:08:19 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/10/2020 | Kyle Morris
    Democrat presidential hopeful and billionaire Tom Steyer has requested a polling window extension in a letter to Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Tom Perez ahead of the next Democrat presidential debate. When my campaign received the debate criteria for the next DNC debate in Nevada on January 31st, I was extremely disappointed to see that the Committee has narrowed the polling window significantly. The previous two polling windows have been 56-58 days and this recent period window has been cut to 35 days.
  • Democratic debate in New Hampshire: ABC announces candidates, order and format

    02/07/2020 11:23:20 AM PST · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 7, 2020 | 10:05am | Yaron Steinbuch
    Seven of the 11 Democratic candidates still running for president will take the stage Friday night in Manchester, New Hampshire, for the eighth debate days after a chaotic Iowa caucus. ABC News on Friday morning announced the left-to-right podium order for the candidates: entrepreneur Andrew Yang, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Minnestoa Sen. Amy Klobuchar and investor Tom Steyer. Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick failed to qualify.
  • '#CNNIsGarbage': CNN Was so Bad in the Last Democratic Debate That Even Progressives Attacked It

    01/18/2020 11:33:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 18, 2020 | Matt Vespa
    Ever since their epic failure on a sexual assault story that never happened at the University of Virginia, Rolling Stone magazine is still trying to repair its damaged reputation. They lost a libel suit in that fiasco. The reporter who wrote it has gone into the wilderness, so when you see an RS story—skepticism abounds, right? When it comes to music and movie reviews, Rolling Stone is great, but their political stuff is, well, what you’d expect from a liberal staff. No shocker, but at times—a blind squirrel finds a nut. Tuesday’s Democratic Debate in Iowa hosted by CNN was...
  • One Month Before Iowa Caucus, State University Bans Students From Emailing About Politics

    01/05/2020 8:57:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 5, 2020 | Chrissy Clark
    With just one month left before the Iowa Caucus, Iowa State University is stifling students’ First Amendment rights by prohibiting them from using email to communicate about campaigns and ballot issues. Students are also limited from “chalking,” a tradition of drawing both political and apolitical messages on the sidewalk with chalk.University officials approved an interim policy that restricts chalking on Iowa State’s campus to registered student organizations publicizing upcoming events open to all students. This limits thousands of students from participating in chalking.Speech First, a non-profit advocating for First Amendment rights, filed a lawsuit challenging Iowa State University for their...
  • Andrew Yang Boycotts MSNBC Over Speaking Time At Debate, Demands On-Air Apology

    11/23/2019 6:45:11 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Townhall ^ | 11/23/2019 | Bronson Stocking
    Of all the candidates at Wednesday night's MSNBC Democratic presidential debate, Andrew Yang spoke the least. Someone had to speak the least, but Yang is upset that it was him. But far be it from me to stick up for MSNBC. In a series of tweets, Yang outlined his grievances against the network. Yang said he was asked by MSNBC to appear on their network this weekend, but Yang told the network he would do so only after his list of demands was met. Yang wants an official on-air apology from the network, he wants his campaign included in discussions,...