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Biden hits Sanders, Buttigieg as he seeks rebound from Iowa

With questions swirling about the long-term viability of his campaign, Joe Biden sharply criticized two of his top rivals on Wednesday, suggesting Sen. Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist, was unelectable, while 38-year-old Pete Buttigieg was inexperienced and a risky choice.

Bloomberg doubles ad spending after chaos of Iowa caucuses

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is doubling the already massive amount of money he will spend on advertising, an effort to lift his Democratic presidential bid and capitalize on the chaotic outcome of Monday’s Iowa caucuses.

Democratic convention host committee leaders put on leave

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020

The two leaders of Milwaukee’s host committee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention have been placed on leave pending an investigation into allegations that they oversaw a toxic work environment, a letter sent to staff working on planning the event revealed.

Dems kick off Iowa caucuses amid worry over beating Trump

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020

A Democratic campaign that has cost more than $1 billion, dashed the ambitions of veteran politicians, forced conversations about race, gender and identity and prompted fierce debate over health care and taxes crests Monday in the Iowa caucuses.

2020 hopefuls stuck in Washington deploy surrogates for help

Steve Sovern had low expectations for a recent event he hosted to support Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign. Iowans are legendary for expecting to meet White House hopefuls in person – multiple times – and the candidate wasn’t going to be there, represented instead by California Rep. Katie Porter.

Wisconsin appeals court puts voter rolls purge on hold

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 14, 2020

A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday put on hold an order to immediately remove up to 209,000 names from the state’s voter registration rolls, handing Democrats who had fought the move a victory in the battleground state.