Democratic Party

Health Records, Heart Attacks Take Center Stage Ahead of Nevada Debate

Bernie Sanders and Michael Bloomberg's campaigns trade shots over which of the 78-year-olds did and did not have a heart attack

Bernie Sanders Michael BloombergFive months after Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) promised to release his medical records, his national press secretary said calls for their release amount to a "smear campaign" comparable to birtherism.

Paul Krugman Denies Bernie Sanders’s Right to Self-Identify

Smarmy beardo mansplains socialism

For the entirety of his 49-year career in politics, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) has chosen to identify as a socialist. Now that Sanders is the frontrunner to win the Democratic nomination for president, smug New York Times columnist Paul Krugman wants to deny him the right to his own identity.

BLOOMBERG BOX WATCH: ‘Mini Mike’ Qualifies for Democratic Debate in Nevada

All eyes on diminutive mayor after Trump exposes box plot

Michael Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor trying to become the shortest individual elected president since the five-foot-seven William McKinley in 1896, will finally get the chance to stand up to his Democratic rivals on the debate stage. It remains to be seen what sort of contraption the multibillionaire will deploy in an attempt to conceal the truth about his diminutive stature.

ANALYSIS: Political Pundits Have No Idea What They’re Talking About

Nevertheless, they persist

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D., Mass.) presidential campaign is over. She's still in the race, for now, but she is not going to be the Democratic Party's nominee in 2020. All that remains to be seen at this point is A) when she'll drop out, and B) whether she'll endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) and help him clinch the nomination or shiv him in the back like the opportunistic snake she is accused (by some) of being.

Bloomberg Hires Fyre Fest Meme Team

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg hired the social media team behind Fyre Festival, the most catastrophic public misadventure since Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.

RED SCARE: Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire, Takes Command of Democratic Party

Klobuchar surges, Biden hunkers down in South Carolina, Warren tries her best

NASHUA, N.H. — Dreary weather failed to dampen voter turnout in New Hampshire's "first in the nation" primary, and it couldn't stop the socialist revolution brewing in the heart of the Democratic Party. ABC and NBC News declared Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) the winner of the Granite State primary on Tuesday, albeit by a narrower margin than many had anticipated.

RED DAWN: Bernie Is Officially the Democratic Frontrunner, Biden Flees New Hampshire in Disgrace

For the first time ever, Sanders leads in national polling average

For the first time ever, socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) has taken the lead in the RealClearPolitics national polling average. Polling reveals Sanders's newfound status as the Democratic frontrunner following a (somewhat) victorious performance in the Iowa caucuses. A win in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday—an all but certain outcome—would further strengthen his position as the favorite to win the nomination.

BERN NOTICE: Sanders Poised to Seize Victory in New Hampshire

Buttigieg blooms, Klobuchar surges, Warren persists, Biden participates

MANCHESTER, N.H.—The main players in the 2020 presidential race were all in New Hampshire on Monday making their pitch to voters ahead of the Granite State's "first in the nation" primary. Elizabeth Warren was also here, persisting, and promoting her "intersectional policy," though no one seemed to care. She did, however, offer some cheery soundbites about not quitting that will be fun to recall when she inevitably does just that.