Sunday February 16, 2020

Sanders surges as Biden blusters

To the Democrats’ shock, as the US primary race pulls into the crucial state of Iowa, Bernie Sanders is pulling out in front of the pack, outpacing not only Warren and Klobuchar, but the party’s near-assumptive nominee Joe Biden

2nd February, 2020
US Election: Bernie Sanders is pulling out in front of the pack

Pity the citizens of Iowa. For 47 out of every 48 months, they’re ignored by the rest of America – dismissed and ridiculed as a breeding ground for rubes and rednecks. But for one month every four years, Iowa becomes the ground zero of US politics with tens of thousands of volunteers, activists, media and would-be American presidents marauding across its towns and prairies, armed with bumper stickers and badges, alternating between empty promises and...

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