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Democrat challengers face fall-out from rowdy TV debate - live updates

Sanders and Bloomberg bear brunt of attacks in ‘messy’ TV debateTrump defending administration’s handling of coronavirusSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 10.07am GMT Good morning. Will last night’s Democratic debate have helped one of the centrist candidates pull ahead of the others to become the main opponent to Bernie Sanders for the nomination? At the moment this photo from the Charleston event seems to sum up the very definition of a “crowded field” - and...
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Stephen Colbert Booed for Brutal Takedown of Bloomberg’s Debate Performance

Stephen Colbert began his live coverage of the Democratic debate that took place in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, Tuesday night by noting just how much of a trainwreck it was.“These folks said a lot of words, and I did not hear many of them,” the Late Show host remarked. “Because these candidates were speaking all over each other.” Colbert had jokes about all seven of the remaining contenders, but his harshest material was reserved for former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg—espe...
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Warren, Bloomberg tangle over sexist behavior and 'jokes'

At the CBS debate in South Carolina Sen. Elizabeth Warren said former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has not done enough to address accusations of sexist behavior.
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Nevada’s Warren-Bloomberg Animosity Continues On South Carolina Debate Stage

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg repeatedly butt heads throughout the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night. Although Bloomberg appeared more combative during his second debate appearance, Warren similarly continued torching him on various issues. Here are notable moments in the Warren-Bloomberg animosity during the debate: Warren slams Bloomberg for donating to GOP senators When asked by moderators what she meant when she said Bloomberg is no...
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A Few Thoughts on the Debate

That was a pretty messy debate. The moderators managed to tsk-tsk the candidates without actually controlling the time or keeping people on point. Many of the questions were trivial, meant to trip up rather than illuminate or simply gross. Asking the two Jewish candidates about whether to move the US Embassy to Israel was a good example of that of gross. Asking Amy Klobuchar whether she’d bar US citizens from returning to the US to prevent the spread of Coronavirus was both dumb and trivial: a q...
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Democratic Debate: Mike Bloomberg Slams Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren Hammers Both

Mike Bloomberg threw his first punch early in Tuesday’s Democratic Debate in South Carolina, taking aim at Bernie Sanders over recent reports that Russian hackers are trying to assist his campaign for the presidency. Bloomberg, the billionaire owner of Bloomberg News and former New York City mayor, responded to Sander’s opening remarks about economic equality […]
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Bloomberg Kicks Off Debate By Saying Russia Wants Sanders To Win Nomination

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg kicked off his second presidential primary debate appearance by alleging that Russia supported Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) because they wanted President Donald Trump to be re-elected. “I think that Donald Trump thinks it would be better if he’s president,” Bloomberg said, asked about Sanders’ economic agenda. “I do not think so. Vladimir Putin thinks that Donald Trump should be president of the United States, and that’s why Russia is helping you get elect...
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Pete Buttigieg called Mike Bloomberg's stop-and-frisk record 'racist' before admitting he had a 'lot of issues' with policing in South Bend

The two candidates have faced scrutiny over their records on policing and racial bias as mayors of New York and South Bend.
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Three Bloomberg policies all of America now lives with

Mike Bloomberg's campaign slogan is that he "will get it done."
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Democratic debate viewers cannot escape Mike Bloomberg

If he didn't get his message across during the debate, all former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg had to do was wait for the commercial break.During Tuesday night's Democratic debate in South Carolina, 60-second ads for Bloomberg aired during the first two commercial breaks. This didn't go over well on Twitter, where people, like former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, were upset at CBS for letting Bloomberg purchase the ad time:> What kind of rule allows the candidates to advertise *duri...
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Bill banning abortions after 20 weeks fails in Senate – live

Bill failed to get sixty votes needed to passDemocratic contenders face off in TV debate on Tuesday eveningSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 10.11pm GMT Here’s everything that’s happened today: 10.00pm GMT A group of former US senators are calling on the men and women they once called colleagues to come together and rise above the partisan moment. “Congress is not fulfilling its Constitutional duties,” the letter says. “Much of the responsibility rests o...
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Harvey Weinstein Recorded A Robocall For Mike Bloomberg In 2005

The disgraced movie producer backed the then-mayor’s reelection, and Bloomberg appointed him to a charity board.
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Trump lashes out at Schumer as Democrats slam 'no plan' on coronavirus – live

Democrats say White House is not taking outbreak seriouslyDemocratic contenders face off in TV debate on Tuesday eveningSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 5.13pm GMT At a press conference in India, Donald Trump covered a broad range of topics, including the recent conviction of disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein. “I think that from the standpoint of women, I think it was a great thing,” Trump said of the conviction, which found Weinstein guilty of two sexual ass...
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Trump in India as Democrats prepare for South Carolina debate – live updates

President in India for whirlwind visit amid violent clashesDemocratic contenders face off in TV debate on Tuesday eveningSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 3.11pm GMT It might be a stretch to say Donald Trump is in hot water over his criticism of supreme court justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg – this being America in the age of Trump, his tweets and remarks at a presser in India will be old news before your average desk editor can try to remembe...
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Trump's India visit continues as South Carolina Democratic TV debate looms – live updates

President Donald Trump continues India visit amid clashesDemocrat challengers prepare for South Carolina debateIn this defining moment for America, support the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 12.19pm GMT It is going to be a slightly unfamiliar meal for the president and his wife in India today. Trump is well known for his love of burgers and steaks, but cows are considered sacred in the Hindu religion. The main dish at the banquet tonight will be goat. The banquet is f...
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Trump's India visit continues as South Carolina Democrat TV debate looms - live updates

President Donald Trump continues India visit amid clashesDemocrat challengers prepare for South Carolina debateIn this defining moment for America, support the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 9.47am GMT Good morning.It’s been another showy day already for Donald Trump as he continues his whirlwind 36-hour trip to India to meet prime minister Narendra Modi. The two have posed for photos together in New Delhi, but there have been violent clashes on the streets. Trump is ...
Tags: India, Narendra Modi, America, World news, US news, US politics, Guardian, Donald Trump, New Delhi, South Carolina, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Mike Bloomberg, US elections 2020


Bloomberg vowed to 'defend the banks' in 2016

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg said at a private event in 2016 that his presidential campaign platform would have been to "defend the banks" and also labeled the progressive movement and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, now a rival for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, as "scary."
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Congressman: Why I'm endorsing Mike Bloomberg

Democratic Congressman Josh Gottheimer is endorsing Mike Bloomberg for President. He argues that, "We need an experienced, proven leader who has big ideas, will fight to get things done, and knows how to work with -- and win votes from -- Democrats, Republicans, and Independents."
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Bloomberg campaign again criticized for social media tactics – live

Ex-mayor’s team shared misleading tweets about rival Bernie SandersIn this defining moment for America, support the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 10.50pm GMT Mike Bloomberg is again facing criticism for sharing misleading and offensive tweets.The campaign team for the Democratic candidate posted a real video of rival Bernie Sanders defending the Castro administration of Cuba. It then attempted to start an online campaign with the hashtag #BernieOnDespots, imagining w...
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Bloomberg called Warren 'scary' and vowed to 'defend the banks' in closed-door 2016 event

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg said at a private event in 2016 that his presidential campaign platform would have been to "defend the banks" and also labeled the progressive movement and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, now a rival for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, as "scary."
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Bloomberg launches attack on Sanders' gun control record, says NRA 'paved the road to Washington' for him

"We deserve a president who is not beholden to the gun lobby," Mike Bloomberg said in a series of tweets criticizing Bernie Sanders' votes on gun control.
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Sanders, Bloomberg Escalate Tensions Ahead of Democratic Debate

(Bloomberg) -- Rhetoric between Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders and Michael Bloomberg escalated ahead of Tuesday’s debate in South Carolina, with Bloomberg criticizing Sanders’s gun-control record and Sanders suggesting Bloomberg couldn’t win a debate against President Donald Trump.Bloomberg’s campaign has turned its focus on Sanders, who is fresh off winning the popular vote in Iowa and the contests in New Hampshire and Nevada. He is favored in several Super Tuesday states, ...
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Harvard scientist predicts coronavirus will infect up to 70 percent of humanity

Harvard University epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch is predicting the coronavirus "will ultimately not be containable" and, within a year, will infect somewhere between 40 and 70 percent of humanity, The Atlantic reports. But don't be too alarmed. Many of those people, Lipsitch clarifies, won't have severe illnesses or even show symptoms at all, which is already the case for many people who have tested positive for the virus.That's precisely why he doesn't think the virus can be stop...
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Warren Buffett says he'd 'certainly' vote for Mike Bloomberg, but will have to 'see what happens' with Bernie Sanders

It's Warren Buffett season.The billionaire and CEO and chair of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. sent his annual shareholder letter out this weekend, and appeared Monday on CNBC's Squawk Box, where he weighed in on various topics, including the 2020 presidential election.Buffett normally supports Democratic candidates, but he admitted he's not a "card-carrying" member of the party and has contributed to and voted for Republicans in the past. There was no indication he'd support President...
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Bloomberg Goes AWOL To Prep For Second Debate

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is largely staying out of the public eye in the wake of his poor performance during his first Democratic presidential debate last week. According to the Wall Street Journal Monday, while other Democratic presidential candidates held rallies in Super Tuesday states throughout the weekend, Bloomberg was busy preparing for his second debate appearance set for Tuesday in South Carolina. Bloomberg’s campaign event in Utah last week has been his only public ...
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Florida Democrats think Sanders' Castro comments could cost him the state in November

Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) recent comments about the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro are brewing up a storm among Florida lawmakers, especially in the Democratic Party.During a 60 Minutes interview Sunday evening on CBS, Sanders argued it was unfair to malign every aspect of Castro's regime, praising achievements like the country's literacy program. He condemned its authoritarian nature, but despite that clarification, Sanders' comments were enough to cause a backlash in Florida...
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Fox Business host blames stock market plunge on Bernie Sanders

Coronavirus? Never heard of her.Fox Business host Charles Payne is attributing Monday's massive stock market drop — which is widely considered to be connected to the deadly coronavirus outbreak — to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).According to Payne, Sanders' recent presidential primary win in Nevada is what caused the Dow Jones Industrial Average to tumble to its biggest one-day point drop in three years, rather than the deadly COVID-19 outbreak that has claimed over 2,600 lives and continu...
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Bloomberg pays $2,500 a month to grassroots campaigners

Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg's efforts to take social media by storm by paying people to post about him may not be working out, according to the L.A. Times.
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Bloomberg adviser accuses Warren of 'running interference' for Sanders

The Bloomberg campaign seems a little exasperated with Democratic presidential primary competitor Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who has directed a bevy of criticism at their candidate, billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.Over the weekend, Warren was asked whether she considered the Democratic frontrunner Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) a risky candidate -- a term which she has used to describe Bloomberg. Warren didn't directly respond to the question about Sanders, in...
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Elizabeth Warren rose to 2nd place in a new national poll after the Las Vegas debate

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won Saturday's Nevada caucuses decisively, after winning the New Hampshire primary and essentially tying former Mayor Pete Buttigieg for first in Iowa. So Sanders is the Democratic frontrunner, and he also leads nationally in a new CBS News/YouGov poll released Sunday, drawing the support of 28 percent of Democratic primary voters. But Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) jumped to second place in the poll, at 19 percent followed by former Vice President Joe Biden (17 ...
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