Tag: Buttigieg, Pete (1982- )

How ‘Never Bernie’ Voters Threw In With Biden and Changed the Primary

Jane King, a financial investor from Boston who describes herself as progressive, began the presidential primary as an avowed supporter of Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. But as Ms. Warren’s candidacy seemed to fade early this year, Ms. King looked elsewhere. She considered Michael R. Bloomberg, Ms. Warren’s electoral nemesis. She thought about Pete Buttigieg, […]

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How It All Came Apart for Bernie Sanders

In mid-January, a few weeks before the Iowa caucuses, Senator Bernie Sanders’s pollster offered a stark prognosis for the campaign: Mr. Sanders was on track to finish strong in the first three nominating states, but Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s powerful support from older African-Americans could make him a resilient foe in South Carolina and beyond. […]

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Joe Biden Says He Would Choose a Woman as His Running Mate. But Who?

Fresh off a string of resounding primary victories, Joseph R. Biden Jr. is now well ahead of Senator Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination — and curiosity about Mr. Biden’s preferences on a running mate is intensifying. Mr. Biden fueled even greater interest in that subject on Sunday, when for the […]

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The ‘Man Show’ Diaspora

It’s possible you do not remember “The Man Show.” Or perhaps you don’t want to. From 1999 to 2004, the show — created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla, and later Joe Rogan and Doug Stanhope — was, as Mr. Kimmel once put it, “a joyous celebration of chauvinism.” The idea was to […]

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Pete Buttigieg Hosts ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Without an Audience

Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. If you’re interested in hearing from The Times regularly about great TV, sign up for our Watching newsletter and get recommendations straight to your inbox. Late Night Alone On […]

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Bernie Sanders Has Already Won the Democratic Primary

At a debate last month, Bernie Sanders’s rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination were asked if they were concerned about the party possibly graduating a democratic socialist to the general election. The only ones who made their worry perfectly clear were Joe Biden and Amy Klobuchar. That’s when Sanders won the Democratic primary. At debates […]

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There Won’t Be a Gay President in 2021. So What Does Buttigieg’s Campaign Tell Us?

It was the question that followed former Mayor Pete Buttigieg everywhere he went when he first announced his presidential campaign: Is the country really ready to send a gay man to the White House? But soon, it seemed, the novelty wore off. Many saw that as a sign of progress: Part of the reason his […]

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South Bend Officer Will Not Be Charged in Shooting Death of Black Resident

A police officer in South Bend, Ind., who fatally shot a resident last summer will not be charged, a prosecutor said Friday, capping a case that put a spotlight on the strained relations between Pete Buttigieg, then a presidential candidate and the mayor, and black residents in the town. The shooting on June 16 of […]

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Elizabeth Warren Was the Wrong Kind of Radical

Remember when Elizabeth Warren was going to save the Democratic Party? Back in 2016, it looked as if she had been engineered in a lab to broker a truce between the Democratic establishment and a resurgent left. Instead, she has spent the last year caught in the crossfire between the two camps. It’s a bloody […]

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With Black Voters and a Suburban Surge, Joe Biden Took Texas

AUSTIN — Texas was not a state that played to former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s strengths, especially for a campaign that, four days before the Texas primary and without a significant win, looked positively weak. Large and expensive, a proper effort in Texas would stretch the resources of his cash-strapped campaign. With a […]

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Wall Street, Encouraged by Biden’s Wins, Breaks Out Its Checkbooks

After weeks of worrying that Senator Bernie Sanders would trounce his rivals on Super Tuesday and set the tone for a rancorous Democratic nomination, Michael Novogratz, the longtime trader and merchant banker, was newly motivated on Wednesday morning. Joseph R. Biden Jr., the former vice president and a moderate candidate with solid support on Wall […]

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Flying Blind into Super Tuesday

This article is part of David Leonhardt’s newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. Today is one of those genuinely unpredictable days in American politics. There are no polls of the 14 states holding primaries today that reflect the current state of the race — Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar out […]

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Inside the Mind of a Super Tuesday Voter

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:Via Apple Podcasts | Via Spotify | Via Stitcher In the weeks leading up to Super Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders was the only candidate to win across multiple states. With his more moderate competitors splitting the vote, his success was built on a coalition of union […]

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How We Got to Super Tuesday: 6 Campaigns in Photos

Video Credit After a month focused on caucuses, primaries and debates in four states, the Democratic campaign is moving on. Super Tuesday, when 15 states and territories vote, presents a whole new map that could shake up the narrative of the race. Senator Bernie Sanders is currently leading in the delegate count and in the […]

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The Stakes on Super Tuesday

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:Via Apple Podcasts | Via Spotify | Via Stitcher In the weeks leading up to Super Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders was the only candidate to win across multiple states. With his more moderate competitors splitting the vote, his success was built on a coalition of union […]

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Bernie and Joe’s Excellent Adventure

Bret Stephens: Happy Super Tuesday, Gail! Until South Carolina voted last week, I was expecting today to amount to a Bernie Sanders coronation party. Now there’s the possibility of a competitive race. Any thoughts on Joe Biden’s chances? Gail Collins: Well, Bret, I am among the many, many Americans who just want someone who can […]

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Late Night Bids Adieu to Buttigieg, Klobuchar and ‘Poor’ Tom Steyer

Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. If you’re interested in hearing from The Times regularly about great TV, sign up for our Watching newsletter and get recommendations straight to your inbox. ‘Now We Have Only […]

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Buttigieg and Klobuchar Prepare to Endorse Biden, Aiming to Slow Sanders

DALLAS — In a last-minute bid to unite the moderate wing of the Democratic Party, Senator Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg on Monday threw their support behind a presidential campaign rival, Joseph R. Biden Jr., giving him an extraordinary boost ahead of the Super Tuesday primaries that promised to test his strength against the liberal […]

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Who Will Win on Super Tuesday? Here’s What Polls Show in 6 Key States

Welcome to Poll Watch, our weekly look at polling data and survey research on the candidates, voters and issues that will shape the 2020 election. [This article was updated on Monday, March 2.] With four nominating contests down, 155 pledged delegates have now been divided among the Democratic presidential candidates. But this Tuesday — Super […]

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Pete Buttigieg Will Endorse Joe Biden for Democratic Nomination

WASHINGTON — Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg plans to endorse former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in the Democratic presidential race, according to a person informed of the decision, as the Democratic Party’s moderate wing quickly began coalescing around Mr. Biden in an effort to stop Senator Bernie Sanders from winning the Democratic nomination. Mr. […]

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Joe Biden’s Big Win

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:Via Apple Podcasts | Via Spotify | Via Stitcher For more than 30 years, over three presidential runs, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has been waiting to notch a victory like the one he received in the South Carolina primary this weekend. The win […]

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‘Bloody Sunday’ Commemoration Draws Democratic Candidates to Selma

SELMA, Ala. — Presidential candidates and prominent social justice activists descended on Alabama on Sunday to commemorate the anniversary of the brutal attack on civil rights marchers here in 1965, one of the most violent episodes in the struggle for black participation in democracy. A who’s who of political figures, including five Democratic presidential candidates, […]

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