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A Daily Beast reporter was doxxed after publishing a story about Bernie Sanders' campaign staffer's harassing tweets

On Monday night, The Daily Beast published a story about a now-former Michigan field director for the Sanders campaign, who had sent many tweets mocking and degrading other candidates. The piece generated a lot of chatter on Twitter, led to the staffer being fired, and to the reporter being harassed by Sanders supporters, or those claiming to be Sanders supporters, online.  On Monday night, Sanders was asked at a CNN town hall about the alleged behavior of his supporters, and he said that the ...
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Billionaires Are An Existential Threat to Democracy

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  Dismay over inequality comes in a variety of flavors. For many, it’s simply about fairness — nobody “deserves” a billion dollars, that level of wealth is nothing more than a byproduct of an unfair economic system. But extreme inequality is not just about fairness. It’s about the sustainability of democracy. Concentrated wealth is concentrated power. We are seeing this on display with former New York City mayor Michael...
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Pete Buttigieg Confronted by Minimum Wage, Racial Justice Protesters at South Carolina Union Event

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) — Pete Buttigieg has been hounded by protesters during a march with McDonald’s workers in Charleston, South Carolina, who are striking for a $15 minimum wage. The former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, had joined the workers, who were organized for Monday’s march by the nationwide Fight for $15 movement. He lined up alongside the largely black crowd of red-shirted workers at the front of the march, helping to carry a sign that read “Racial Justice = Economic Justice.” But w...
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Bloomberg's spending surpasses $500m as Sanders closes in on Biden in South Carolina – live

Ex-mayor’s spending dwarfs that of any of his opponentsBiden’s lead over Sanders narrows to five pointsIn this defining moment for America, support the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 7.19pm GMT Pete Buttigieg is campaigning in South Carolina, which will hold its presidential primary on Saturday.The former Indiana mayor joined a march calling for an increased minimum wage:CHARLESTON, S.C. — @PeteButtigieg joins a @McDonalds workers’ march for an increase in the minimum...
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'I want to be brave like you': Boy, 9, asks Pete Buttigieg for help coming out as gay

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg shared an emotional moment Saturday when a 9-year-old boy asked for his help coming out as gay.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'I want to be brave like you': Boy, 9, asks Pete Buttigieg for help coming out as gay

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg shared an emotional moment Saturday when a 9-year-old boy asked for his help coming out as gay.
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Here's the key reason Bernie Sanders dominated in Nevada and Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar came up short

Sen. Bernie Sanders' landslide win was facilitated in large part by his multiracial coalition of supporters.
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Sanders supporter Susan Sarandon backs ouster of Nancy Pelosi

Actress and activist Susan Sarandon has hit back at Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg for claiming that frontrunner Bernie Sanders could jeopardize down-ballot candidates in November — and backed the ouster of Nancy Pelosi.
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WATCH: 9-year-old asks Pete Buttigieg for help to come out as gay

Zachary Ro on stage with Pete Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten, at the Denver town hall event (Photo: @petebuttigieg | Instagram) A nine-year-old boy asked Pete Buttigieg for help coming out as gay. The incident took place at a town hall meeting in Denver, Colorado, on Saturday. Members of the audience submitted questions for the Democratic Presidential hopeful to answer. The boy, who was later identified as Zachary Ro, wrote: “Thank you for being so brave. Would you help me tell the world ...
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Trump holds rally in India while Steyer qualifies for South Carolina debate - live updates

President Trump has appeared at a rally with Indian prime minister Narendra ModiSteyer qualifies for South Carolina debate In this defining moment for America, support the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 9.43am GMT Good morning. Nevada is already in the rear-view mirror for the Democrats after the resounding win by Bernie Sanders there in the caucuses. With nearly 90% of the vote counted, the leftwing senator has 47.1% of the vote. Joe Biden has picked up 21%, and Pete...
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Marianne Williamson endorses Bernie Sanders after calling Pete Buttigieg a ‘corporate tool’

Former Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson has endorsed frontrunner Bernie Sanders – having previously taken a swipe at one of his rivals, former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg.Speaking at a Sanders rally in Austin, Texas, Ms Williamson drove home that she sees today’s fight for progressive causes as part of a grand American tradition.
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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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Biden Ekes Out Second Place Finish In Nevada To Stay In The Hunt

Nevada kept former Vice President Joe Biden’s hopes alive. While only a small percentage of precincts have actually reported full vote tallies to the Nevada Democratic Party, multiple news outlets called the Nevada caucuses for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) early Saturday evening. With 88 percent of precincts reporting, Sanders was the projected winner by a landslide with 47 percent of delegates. With 21 percent of delegates, Biden’s runner-up finish in Nevada comes after the first two primaries...
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Buttigieg questions 3rd place finish in Nevada, cites errors

Pete Buttigieg's campaign has questioned his third-place finish in Nevada's caucuses and called for the state's Democratic party to release a more detailed breakdown of votes and address reports of more than 200 problems allocating votes in Saturday's caucuses.
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Pete Buttigieg Helps 9-Year-Old Come Out To The World In Emotional Exchange

"I want to be brave like you," Zachary Ro told the openly gay candidate at a rally in Denver.
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A 9-year-old asked Pete Buttigieg to help him tell the world he's gay. Here's how Buttigieg responded

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9-year-old asked Buttigieg to help him tell the world he's gay

Pete Buttigieg shared an emotional moment with a young supporter in Denver on Saturday night.
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The campaign is asking the state's Democratic Party to take steps to address 'material irregularities'

Pete Buttigieg's campaign sent a letter to the Nevada State Democratic Party on Sunday, alleging that there are "material irregularities pertaining to the process of integrating early votes into the in-person precinct caucus results" and asking the party to take three concrete steps to address the purported issues.
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Buttigieg campaign alleges irregularities in Nevada caucuses vote

Pete Buttigieg's campaign sent a letter to the Nevada State Democratic Party on Sunday, alleging that there are "material irregularities pertaining to the process of integrating early votes into the in-person precinct caucus results" and asking the party to take three concrete steps to address the purported issues.
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Buttigieg campaign alleges irregularities in Nevada

Pete Buttigieg's campaign sent a letter to the Nevada State Democratic Party on Sunday, alleging that there are "material irregularities pertaining to the process of integrating early votes into the in-person precinct caucus results" and asking the party to take three concrete steps to address the purported issues.
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Bernie Sanders sets sights on Super Tuesday after crushing Nevada win

Party insiders voice alarm over progressive senator’s surgeAnalysis: Sanders was buoyed by Nevada’s Latino votersOpinion: It’s time for Democrats to unite behind BernieBernie Sanders took a resounding victory in the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, bolstered significantly by Latino voters and extending his lead in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Related: Exodus: how a movement of black people is reshaping South Carolina politics Continue reading...
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9-year-old asks Pete Buttigieg to help him tell the world he's gay

Pete Buttigieg shared an emotional moment with a young supporter in Denver on Saturday night.
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Why ‘Days of Our Lives’ axing its gay characters was the worst decision ever

Daytime soap fans are as loyal as The Lord of the Rings’ Samwise Gamgee. If they weren’t, soap operas wouldn’t be be passed along from generation to generation, sometimes remaining on air and in production for more than half a century. When was the last time a primetime drama series did that? In 2020, Days of Our Lives, the longest-running of the four surviving network soaps after General Hospital, is celebrating its 55th year of love in the afternoon. To commemorate the occasion, the powers th...
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Bernie Sanders, the Teflon Candidate, Faces Sudden New Tests

In the early years, there was his commentary on gender relations featuring a rape fantasy, his support for the Sandinistas and his honeymoon in the Soviet Union.Once he entered Congress, there were votes to shield gun manufacturers, a commitment to remaining uncommitted to the Democratic Party, and secret plans to mount a 2012 primary challenge against President Barack Obama.And more recently: the FBI investigation into his family, the heart attack and the resistance to detailing the costs of hi...
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After Bernie Sanders' landslide Nevada win, it's time for Democrats to unite behind him

No other Democrats can beat him at this point. Sill, the liberal establishment is still struggling to come to terms with Sanders’ inevitable nomination It was a landslide. Bernie Sanders had been expected to win the Nevada caucuses, but not like this. With just 4% of the vote in, news organizations called the race for Sanders, since his margin of victory was so large. Sanders has now won the popular vote in all of the first three states, and is currently leading in the polls almost everywhere e...
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'I want to be brave like you': 9-year-old asks Pete Buttigieg to help him tell the world he's gay

Pete Buttigieg shared an emotional moment with a young supporter in Denver on Saturday night.
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Bernie Sanders Won The Nevada Caucuses Thanks To Young & Latino Voters

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Nevada caucuses on Saturday with a decisive victory —  all thanks to young and Latino voters.  With 46% of the vote, Sanders is the projected winner in Nevada, the first state in this early primary season with a diverse voting population, according to The Wall Street Journal. With 50% of the Nevada vote reported, former Vice President Joe Biden is predicted to come in second with 19.6%, followed by former Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg (15.3%), Massachus...
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Bernie Sanders' rivals applaud his Nevada caucus win - video

Strong results in New Hampshire and Iowa helped the senator achieve a landslide victory. He is clearly in the lead to win the democratic nominations and take on Donald Trump in a presidential election. Sanders’ rivals congratulated him but galvanised their supporters as they looked ahead to the South Carolina race and Super Tuesday in March, when 14 states will voteNevada caucuses: Bernie Sanders wins in resounding victory Continue reading...
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National security adviser says what he's heard about Russia aiding Trump re-election doesn't 'make any sense'

Trump's National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien doesn't believe there's anything to the reports about Russia once again interfering with the U.S. presidential election.In an interview set to air on ABC News’ This Week on Sunday, O’Brien denied being aware of U.S. intelligence reports that Russia is interfering to help Trump secure a second term in the oval office. He did acknowledge he hasn’t sought out any information about the reports, but he said he considers it a “non-story”...
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