Biden, Warren Campaigns Show Signs of Slowing Down

Headline Roundup February 13th, 2020

After the first two Democratic primaries of the 2020 election cycle, two notable campaigns sparked commentary from all sides of the political spectrum—the campaigns of Senator Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and former Vice President Joe Biden (DE). Warren is part of the left wing of the party, with Biden occupying the moderate lane. Both have previously polled as national front runners, yet both failed to capture any delegates at the New Hampshire Primary. This has raised questions about the future of each campaign going forward.

Biden, Warren Campaigns Show Signs of Slowing Down

From the Left
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MANCHESTER, N.H — Joe Biden's and Elizabeth Warren's poor finishes in New Hampshire raise daunting questions about the future of their campaigns after both former front-runners were denied podium positions by a late-surging Amy Klobuchar.

Biden appears set to finish fifth and Warren fourth — a stunning result for two candidates who were neck and neck for national front-runner status as recently as October — and NBC News projected Tuesday that neither of them would meet the threshold to collect any delegates.

Klobuchar impressed at the last debate and a...

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From the Center
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Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) fell short of winning any delegates in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary, raising new questions about their viability as presidential candidates ahead of a long slog toward the next contests on the calendar.

The results of Tuesday's vote, in which Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) narrowly held off former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, represented a substantial blow to both Biden and Warren. Their vote totals combined did not equal the surprise third-place finisher, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), who surged after...

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From the Right
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OPINION

Give this to New Hampshire: At least it got the vote tabulation right. The rest of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, however, remains a muddle.

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