Joe Biden faces scrutiny over Ukraine, Elizabeth Warren is surging and Bernie Sanders had a heart attack, but recent developments in the Democratic presidential battle are getting minimal attention, swamped
Four or five years ago, having breakfast at the counter in a popular Annapolis, Maryland, eatery, I struck up a casual conversation with a stranger sitting next to me. I remember it as if it happened yesterday.
American socialists were given some good news this week when Bernie Sanders, hot off the heels of a stellar debate performance, received some of the most sought-after endorsements of the primary race.
In what would be the day's biggest upset, Biden was projected by Edison Research to have won Texas, the biggest prize after California. Sanders invested heavily in Texas and was counting on its sizeable Latino population to propel him to victory.
“Don’t tell me this isn’t about sexism,” is what at least one feminist writer has said about Elizabeth Warren’s failure to win the Democratic nomination. Apologies in advance for mansplaining,
The US was wholly unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic.
Today, they appear online as lonely candidates hunkered down in their homes, forced off the trail and into campaign reinvention mode as the intensifying coronavirus pandemic upends the Democratic presidential primaries along with every other aspect of American life.
The former vice president's third big night in as many weeks came amid tremendous uncertainty as the Democratic contest collides with efforts to slow the spread of the virus that has shut down large swaths of American life.
By the end of the day on Wednesday, March 18, the illness dubbed Covid-2019 by the World Health Organisation had killed at least 100 Americans.
What does it mean to be 75 years old in 2020? It means you’re the same age as Helen Mirren, Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Steve Martin. It means you are two years younger than Keith Richards and Mick Jagger, three years younger than Joe Biden and four years younger than Bernie Sanders, and that maths is strange. Being 75 means you’re a little on the young side to be running for president.