Iowa Democratic Party chief resigns after caucus mess

World / Politics Feb 13, 2020

Iowa Democratic Party chief resigns after caucus mess

The chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party resigned Wednesday after the state's chaotic first-in-the-nation presidential nomination contest, calling the technology problems and questionable accuracy of the process "unacceptable." Pete Buttigieg ultimately won the Iowa caucuses two weeks ago, in a narrow victory over Bernie Sanders. ...

Caroline Kennedy backs Joe Biden, calling him Democrats' best bet

World / Politics Feb 5, 2020

Caroline Kennedy backs Joe Biden, calling him Democrats' best bet

Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of President John F. Kennedy, endorsed Joe Biden on Tuesday, calling the former vice president Democrats' "best bet to win the White House." The Kennedy family has been a major force in Massachusetts politics for generations, and Caroline Kennedy's sought-after endorsement ...

Iowa caucus chaos laid to tech 'mess' with new mobile app

World / Politics Feb 5, 2020

Iowa caucus chaos laid to tech 'mess' with new mobile app

A new mobile app was supposed to help Democratic officials quickly gather information from some 1,700 caucus sites throughout Iowa. Instead, a "coding issue" within the app is being blamed for delays that left the results unknown the morning after the first-in-the nation presidential ...