In the early 1990s, the population of Bend was around 25,000 and leaned Republican. The transformation shows how demographic shifts and the GOP's tack further to the right are helping push the party into a nosedive along the West Coast. The last Republican presidential candidate that California went for was George H.W. Bush.
Joe Biden, who needs a victory in South Carolina's crucial primary on Saturday to keep his campaign alive, hit Sanders as soft on gun control, while billionaire tycoon Michael Bloomberg said Russia was working to help Sanders win the nomination -- betting he will be defeated in November. "Vladimir Putin thinks that Donald Trump should be president of the United States, and that's why Russia is helping you get elected so you'll lose to him," the former New York mayor told Sanders in a heated opening exchange.
Sanders fits right in with the wild, loud, and unreasonable era defined by the Trump administration and the rise of angry populism.
President Donald Trump said he was "never a fan" of Harvey Weinstein, telling reporters in India that Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton "loved him."
Speaking on CNBC television, Buffett also said he agreed with some positions of Bernie Sanders, who is looking to cement his front-runner status in the U.S. Democratic presidential race. "I'm a Democrat, but I'm not a card-carrying Democrat," said Buffett, who said he has sometimes voted for Republicans, though he supported Democrat Hillary Clinton in her 2016 White House run.