Who can beat Donald Trump?

Commentary / World Feb 19, 2020

Who can beat Donald Trump?

by Elizabeth Drew

U.S. President Donald Trump is such an alarming figure that many Democratic voters so far appear willing to overlook in Michael Bloomberg what they would never forgive otherwise. And that, perhaps, is the clearest sign yet that American democracy is in crisis.

A rising Michael Bloomberg qualifies for U.S. Democratic debate

World / Politics Feb 19, 2020

A rising Michael Bloomberg qualifies for U.S. Democratic debate

U.S. media tycoon Michael Bloomberg has qualified for Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate, after a new poll shows him leapfrogging several of his rivals, including Joe Biden, to claim second spot in the race for the party nomination. Bloomberg's surge meant that he cleared a polling ...

Rival Democrats accuse Bloomberg of trying to 'buy' election

World / Politics Feb 17, 2020

Rival Democrats accuse Bloomberg of trying to 'buy' election

With the Nevada caucuses less than a week away, Democratic presidential candidates campaigning Sunday were fixated on a rival who wasn't contesting the state. Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg all targeted billionaire Mike Bloomberg, accusing him of buying his way into ...

Pete Buttigieg lands black South Carolina lawmaker's endorsement

World / Politics Feb 13, 2020

Pete Buttigieg lands black South Carolina lawmaker's endorsement

Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg is picking up his first endorsement among South Carolina's black lawmakers as attention in the early voting contest turns toward more diverse states. Buttigieg's campaign announced Wednesday that the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor would be receiving backing from state ...