CHARLESTON, South Carolina — Pete Buttigieg, whose presidential campaign was a surprise fundraising machine in the lead-up to 2020, is counting on a stripped-down, grassroots-driven style of organizing to keep his candidacy alive in and after next week’s Super Tuesday primaries. Campaign plans shared with BuzzFeed News call for more than 30,000 volunteers to lead
For months, it had seemed as if former Vice President Joe Biden was likely to receive the lion’s share of African American support in South Carolina, but that is no longer the case. In fact, it’s unclear whether black voters across the country will line up behind one particular candidate. If they don’t, it could
Given that Pence famously, massively fucked up the response to an HIV outbreak, he shouldn’t be the guy to handle the Coronavirus. Like, what if we stopped picking the LEAST qualified people to handle things? What would that even be like? https://t.co/0T7qHSdA30 — Jennifer Wright (@JenAshleyWright) February 27, 2020Source: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-pence-coronavirus_n_5e574261c5b66622ed768d31
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first case of coronavirus in a person with no international travel history or known contact with an infected person in what officials have warned could be a significant sign that the virus may soon spread more broadly in America. The agency said Wednesday that a
WASHINGTON — Six years after ridiculing predecessor Barack Obama’s handling of a major health crisis and two years after dismantling the pandemic response team Obama left behind, President Donald Trump is now reinventing the infectious disease wheel. “Because of all I’ve done, the risk to the American people remains very low,” he said in a
The pundits and spin doctors and cable TV hosts have all given you their takes on that particularly messy Democratic presidential debate in South Carolina last night. But what about the teens? Young people are going to be the ones living with the consequences of what happens in the 2020 election. Many of them don’t
Jeff Sessions Wants His Senate Seat Back. He’ll Have To Deal With Roy Moore, Two Major Opponents, And Trump To Get It.
WASHINGTON — Former US attorney general Jeff Sessions wants his Alabama Senate seat back, but first he’ll face a former college football coach, a member of Congress and Roy Moore, an ex-judge accused of sexual misconduct, in a Republican primary next week. While Sessions appears poised to place first in the primary, likely going into
At first blush, black voters appear to be an almost monolithically Democratic bloc. In 2016, black Americans cast 24 percent of Democratic primary votes — the largest share ever. And in the general election, 89 percent of black voters supported Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. That’s one of the reasons why South Carolina’s primary on Feb.
South Carolina has yet to vote, but there’s an even bigger prize lurking right around the corner. On March 3 — Super Tuesday — roughly one-third of Democrats nationwide will weigh in on the 2020 presidential race as 15 states and territories1 cast their ballots. We last checked in on who led polls of Super
Big Data is increasingly becoming a larger part of how and why businesses make decisions. What’s less discussed, however, is that politicians also use big data to determine when, where and to whom they pitch their political platforms. So it makes sense that there are firms that specialize in exactly that. Here are a few