Andrew Yang Joins CNN as Contributor

Headline Roundup February 19th, 2020

Businessman and former Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang has joined CNN as a political contributor. Yang suspended his campaign, which notably sparked support for Universal Basic Income, after the New Hampshire primary.

Some right-rated voices concentrated reporting on criticisms of the DNC and mainstream media networks, including CNN, for purportedly being biased against Yang during televised debates.

Andrew Yang Joins CNN as Contributor

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(Reuters) - Former Democratic presidential contender Andrew Yang is joining CNN as a political commentator, the cable network said on Wednesday.

Yang, an entrepreneur who mounted a surprisingly robust White House bid despite having no political experience, ended his campaign last week on the night of the New Hampshire primary election after finishing a disappointing eighth.

Yang will appear on the network on Wednesday to offer analysis of that evening’s Democratic debate, a spokeswoman for CNN confirmed. Six of the eight remaining Democratic candidates have qualified for the debate, which...

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Washington (CNN) - Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is joining CNN as a political commentator, the network announced Wednesday.

"I'm excited to join @CNN to help shed light on the election and the candidates' experiences," Yang wrote in a tweet following the announcement. "Learned a lot these past months and am glad to contribute to the public discussion."
He'll appear on the network in his new capacity later Wednesday, he added.
Yang, a businessman who ended his campaign last week, rose from obscurity to become a highly-visible...

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OPINION

Andrew Yang, freshly off the campaign trail, is joining CNN as a commentator.

Apparently, that’s what Yang needed to do to get any speaking time on the network. In the July debate hosted by CNN, Yang spoke for a little less than nine minutes, while Joe Biden spoke for more than 21 minutes, Kamala Harris spoke for 17 minutes, and Cory Booker spoke for 13 minutes. Then, in the October debate on CNN, Yang spoke for about eight and a half minutes, while Warren spoke for almost 23 minutes, Biden...

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