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Michael Bloomberg's late entry into the 2020 race is based on a widespread fear among Democrats that Joe Biden's campaign is in a ‘dire' place

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's expected entrance into the 2020 race is a clear sign that the billionaire thinks former Vice President Joe Biden 's campaign is on the rocks.
Biden faces an increasingly strong challenge from Sen. Elizabeth Warren while being dogged by a series of gaffes and concerningly low fundraising numbers.
But many Democrats say Bloomberg is longshot against Biden, who's benefited from decades in the national spotlight and has developed deep loyalty among a broad segment of Democratic voters.
But Bloomberg also has key strengths - including very deep pockets...
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Joe Biden Has a Michael Bloomberg Problem, Democratic Strategists Say

Joe Biden Has a Michael Bloomberg Problem, Democratic Strategists Say

8 days ago   |   By Newsweek

A potential 2020 bid from the former New York mayor could create some headaches for Biden's ability to maintain the support from moderate Democrats that he needs to remain a frontrunner.
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Nancy Pelosi: Trump's Actions 'So Much Worse' That What Nixon Did

Nancy Pelosi: Trump's Actions 'So Much Worse' That What Nixon Did

The House speaker suggested former President Richard Nixon at least "cared about the country enough" to resign. Read more ...

Iowa Poll Finds a New Order Among Democrats

Iowa Poll Finds a New Order Among Democrats

There's a new leader in the Democratic presidential field in Iowa, by one count, and it's not all that close. Pete Buttigieg is the first choice of 25% of Democratic voters who... Read more ...

Trump Undergoes Unscheduled Exam at Walter Reed

Trump Undergoes Unscheduled Exam at Walter Reed

President Trump dropped in on Walter Reed National Medical Center on Saturday to begin "phase one of my yearly physical," per a tweet. "Everything very good. Will complete next... Read more ...

SNL Turns Impeachment Into Actual Soap Opera

SNL Turns Impeachment Into Actual Soap Opera

For those left less than titillated by the Trump impeachment hearings last week, Saturday Night Live tossed them and a soap opera in a blender and came out with Days of Our... Read more ...

White House Budget Official Meets With House Impeachment Investigators

White House Budget Official Meets With House Impeachment Investigators

Mark Sandy, a White House budget officer, defied Trump's instructions not to testify. Read more ...

Warren Mounts a Defense

Warren Mounts a Defense

Elizabeth Warren pushed back against critics of her newly-released plan to phase in implementation of a single-payer health care system, insisting Saturday she is "fully... Read more ...

Bloomberg Drops $100M on Anti-Trump Ads

Bloomberg Drops $100M on Anti-Trump Ads

Got $100 million? Neither do we-but Michael Bloomberg does. The billionaire and former New York City mayor is planning to spend that much on anti-Trump ads as he mulls a run... Read more ...

State Department Official Says He Overheard Trump Call About Ukraine...

State Department Official Says He Overheard Trump Call About Ukraine ‘Investigations'

A diplomat told investigators in the impeachment inquiry he overheard the president's call with U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland. Read more ...

Texas Court Stays Execution Of Rodney Reed

Texas Court Stays Execution Of Rodney Reed

The decision by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals means the death row inmate no longer has an execution date. Read more ...

Deval Patrick Ousted Officials Who Wanted His Brother-In-Law To Register As...

Deval Patrick Ousted Officials Who Wanted His Brother-In-Law To Register As A Sex Offender

Three years later, the man in question raped his own wife again and is now behind bars. Read more ...