2020 Democratic contenders link arms in King Day march

World / Politics Jan 21, 2020

2020 Democratic contenders link arms in King Day march

Democratic presidential contenders celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy at a Baptist church Monday and linked arms with each other and civil rights leaders in a march of tens of thousands to the Statehouse. At Zion Baptist Church before the march, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth ...

Desperate to defeat Trump, Democrats grapple with 'electability'

World / Politics Jan 13, 2020

Desperate to defeat Trump, Democrats grapple with 'electability'

Kristen Marttila braved subfreezing temperatures Saturday to knock on doors in Mason City, Iowa, trying to convince voters to cast their lot with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren in the state’s nominating contest on Feb. 3. Time after time, Marttila said, she heard the same ...

Fears of Bernie Sanders win growing among Democratic establishment

World / Politics Jan 9, 2020

Fears of Bernie Sanders win growing among Democratic establishment

Increasingly alarmed that Bernie Sanders could become their party's presidential nominee, establishment-minded Democrats are warning primary voters that the self-described democratic socialist would struggle to defeat President Donald Trump and hurt the party's chances in premier House, Senate and governors' races. The urgent warnings come ...