Trump is holding a rally in South Carolina the day before the state's critical Democratic presidential primary and amid coronavirus fears.
For centuries, South Carolina's Charleston was the largest port of entry for the transatlantic slave trade. Now, a billionaire activist named Tom Steyer is shaking up the state's Democratic primary by advocating slavery reparations for African Americans. A California financier turned philanthropist and environmental campaigner, Steyer has poured tens of millions of dollars into the state ahead of Saturday's vote -- with a single-minded focus on the black voters who make up 60 percent of its Democratic electorate.
(Bloomberg) -- The Iowa Democratic Party said Thursday that a partial recount of the Feb. 3 caucuses confirmed Pete Buttigieg's lead with 14 delegates and Bernie Sanders in second place with 12.The Buttigieg and Sanders campaigns had asked for the recount of 23 precincts after the reporting of the results was marred from the beginning by problems with a smartphone app that didn't work and a backup telephone hotline that was jammed by calls from supporters of President Donald Trump.The Iowa Democratic Party's state central committee is expected to certify the results Saturday. The Associated Press, which hasn't called the race, said it would update its tally of the national delegates won...
The ad plays an audio passage from Obama's 1995 memoir, "Dreams from My Father," to allude that Biden supports "plantation politics."
Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged party unity amid Bernie Sanders' surge in the presidential race, even as House Democrats worry about a volatile election season that could put a self-described democratic socialist atop the ticket and threaten their majority.