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New Biden senior adviser Sanders donated to Buttigieg in March

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Symone Sanders, a veteran Democratic communications strategist who has joined former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 presidential campaign as a senior adviser, donated $250 to South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg in March, Federal Election Commission filings show. The donation to Buttigieg's Pete for America committee when the South Bend mayor was in the exploratory phase of his presidential campaign came almost exactly a month before Biden announced his candidacy. Biden's campaign said Thursday, hours after he announced his candidacy, that Sanders would serve as a senior adviser...
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Joe Biden's dicey past on racial issues could come back to bite him in the 2020 Democratic primaries

Joe Biden's dicey past on racial issues could come back to bite him in the 2020 Democratic primaries

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Former Vice President Joe Biden's record on racial justice is being re-examined as he hops in the 2020 race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Biden's mid-1970s crusade against busing as part of efforts to integrate America's schools has resurfaced.
In a 1975 NPR interview, Biden contended busing was a "rejection of the whole movement of black pride."
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In the mid-1970s, a young Democratic senator from Delaware and self-declared liberal who would one day serve as the vice president to the first black president in US history emerged...
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Obama praises Biden but stops short of endorsing him

Obama praises Biden but stops short of endorsing him

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

President Obama showered praise on Joe Biden Thursday after the former vice president launched his 2020 bid for the White House but stopped short of endorsing him. “President Obama has long said that selecting Joe Biden as his running mate in 2008 was one of the best decisions he ever made,” Katie Hill, a spokesperson...
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Joe Biden's entrance into the 2020 presidential race will cause a seismic shift. Here are the rival contenders that are in the most trouble

Joe Biden's entrance into the 2020 presidential race will cause a seismic shift. Here are the rival contenders that are in the most trouble

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

According to recent INSIDER polling conducted over the course of the spring, 63% of Democrats would be satisfied with former Vice President Joe Biden as nominee.
Biden is the frontrunner but overlaps considerably with the competition when it comes to supporters.
Kirsten Gillibrand, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker all are drawing on a base of support that also tends to really like Biden. Biden entering is bad for them.
Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders also overlap with Biden, but are better positioned to survive his entrance and potentially capitalize on other...
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Even with Biden in the race, former President Barack Obama will wait to endorse a 2020 Democrat

Even with Biden in the race, former President Barack Obama will wait to endorse a 2020 Democrat

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Obama is unlikely to endorse him or anyone else until candidates have a chance to make their cases directly to the voters, a source familiar with the former president's thinking told CNBC.
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Will Barack Obama Endorse Joe Biden? Former President Praises Former VP but Has Talked Up Other 2020 Candidates

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

In response to Biden's bid, Obama spokeswoman Katie Hill said that the former president “has long said that selecting Joe Biden as his running mate in 2008 was one of the best decisions he ever made.”
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Why Obama Won't Endorse His Former Vice President Joe Biden

1 month ago   |   By Time

Ex-President Barack Obama is holding off on an endorsement of his former running mate, Joe Biden, who on Thursday joined the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
He did, though, voice support for the former vice president in a statement timed to Biden's announcement. “President Obama has long said that selecting Joe Biden as his running mate in 2008 was one of the best decisions he ever made,” Obama spokeswoman Katie Hill said.
“He relied on the vice president's knowledge, insight, and judgment throughout both campaigns and the entire presidency. The two forged a special...
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