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    What Happens If a Presidential Nominee Is Infected by Coronavirus?With two presumptive nominees in their mid-to-late 70s, it’s time to look at the fine print of the Constitution and party procedures.
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    Ex-Campaign Staff Suing Bloomberg For Broken Salary PromisesThey thought they had steady, well-paid jobs through November. But then they got laid off at the worst possible time.
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    Primaries Continue to Melt Away During PandemicWith a few exceptions, states are either delaying presidential primaries or holding them mostly by mail.
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    Bloomberg Bails on Anti-Trump Super-PACYes, he’s giving a relatively parsimonious $18 million to the DNC, but a lot of well-paid staffers will be left in the lurch.
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    Contested Convention: No. Virtual Convention: Maybe.Planning is well underway for a convention with few if any delegates actually in the building, though selecting them will still be a problem.
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    Buttigieg Never Had a Chance Without Non-White VotersMayor Pete’s inability to appeal to a diverse base of support led him to the exit before a full demographic humiliation on Super Tuesday.
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    The Final Results of the Last Iowa Caucus Ever Are InButtigieg and Sanders had a split decision, but the uncertainty over one metric for victory extended Iowa’s agony. The system will never be the same.
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    Bye-Bye, CaucusesWyoming’s April 4 contest may be the last-ever authorized Democratic presidential nominating caucus.
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    Why the Iowa Caucus Could Have Three Winners This YearUnder new transparency rules, we’ll see popular-vote totals plus delegate estimates, allowing several candidates to spin the results as a win.
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    January Debate Criteria May Winnow Democratic Field Some MoreThe DNC rejects demands for a relaxation of qualifying criteria and for more podiums on the stage.
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    December Democratic Debate May Winnow Some More CandidatesThe polling threshold for making the stage will rise again, endangering several well-known candidates.
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    DNC Again Toughens Debate Qualifications for NovemberThe new thresholds are only marginally higher, but they’ll probably be tight enough to ensure a one-night debate.
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    Iowa Gets ‘Satellite Caucuses’ After DNC Nixes ‘Virtual’ PlanThe new system is a lot like the old one but with some additional caucus sites, like the ones Nevada provided for hotel and casino workers.
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    October Debates Could Go Back to Two Nights As Steyer QualifiesEleven candidates have qualified for the October round of Democratic presidential debates in Ohio. That’s one more than any stage can hold.
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    DNC Kills ‘Virtual Caucuses’ Over Hacking FearsThe hackability of a telephone-based virtual caucus system led to second thoughts about the system, leaving two states and many candidates in limbo.
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    Biden and Warren at Center of the Stage for the Single September DebateA side-by-side appearance featuring the longtime front-runner and the steadily rising progressive will finally occur in Houston.
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    Democratic National Committee Rejects Possibility of Official Climate DebateClimate protestors disrupted the DNC during the vote, which also paved the way for unofficial climate town halls to turn into de-facto debates.
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    Time to Say Good-bye to Some 2020 CandidatesA few candidates are still on or near the bubble and could qualify for fall debates with a surge of support and money. Others are ripe for winnowing.
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    How the Next Democratic Debates Are Shaping UpThere could be different participants and more drama in Detroit later this month.
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    Is the DNC ‘Winnowing’ Potentially Strong 2020 Presidential Candidates?The party can’t make everyone happy, but yes, there have been some late bloomers who did well despite poor early polls.
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    DNC Makes It Tougher to Qualify for Fall Presidential DebatesIf the 2020 presidential field hasn’t been “winnowed” by the fall, the DNC will take matters into its own hands.
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    Which Democratic Presidential Candidates Have Qualified for the First Debates?Twenty candidates have already made the cut, thanks to their standing in the polls or grassroots fundraising.
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    What Happens If More Than 20 Candidates Qualify for Democratic DebatesCandidates who don’t meet fundraising as well as polling thresholds could be cut from the debates entirely.
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    First 2020 Democratic Debate Will Be Two-Day, 20-Candidate Free-for-AllDemocrats won’t have a “kiddie table” debate or any other means of winnowing their enormous field.
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    There’s a New, Improved Iowa Democratic CaucusThe new rules make it possible to participate by a “virtual caucus” and require an actual straw poll of all caucus participants.
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    Is Chaotic 2020 the Right Time for Democrats to Neuter Superdelegates?It makes sense to let voters rather than superdelegates control presidential nominations. But 2020 could be the exception that proves the rule.
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    Democrats Vote to Strip Power From Superdelegates, Reform CaucusesFollowing the contentious 2016 primaries, the DNC embraced the biggest reforms to its presidential nomination process since the 1980s.
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    Franken Resignation Casts Long Shadow on Keith EllisonDemocrats, especially in Minnesota, don’t want Ellison to suffer Franken’s fate, but also don’t want a double standard.
  29. DNC Sues Russia and Trump Aides for Conspiring to Hack Its EmailsThe DNC is seeking millions in damages — but its primary aim may be to create a new source of legal and political jeopardy for Trump’s team.
  30. Russian Hacker: I Have Proof the Kremlin Ordered DNC AttackA jailed Russian says he left behind a data file showing he hacked the DNC.
  31. Sanders-Clinton Commission Agrees on Changes to Make the Primaries More OpenIt’s just one step toward unity, but fewer superdelegates, more oversight of the DNC, and less convoluted Iowa caucuses could help.
  32. Elizabeth Warren Agrees That the Democratic Primary Was ‘Rigged’The senator, who backed Clinton, said the DNC needs to restore confidence that the next nominee is “the candidate chosen by the people.”
  33. Clinton Campaign, DNC Helped Pay for the Steele DossierIt’s fodder for Trump’s claim that the Democrats invented the Russia scandal.
  34. Sanders to Run in Vermont As an Independent (for the 16th Time)Some see another Sanders indie reelection run as a signal of his presidential intentions for 2020. Could just be inertia.
  35. Suit Against DNC Dropped, Mostly Because DNC Can’t Rig Much of AnythingAnger among Sanders supporters about 2016 has intensified after a suit against the DNC was dismissed. But now, as then, the DNC’s not the problem.
  36. It’s Too Early for Democrats to Freak Out Over FundraisingWhile the DNC is struggling to keep up with the RNC in fundraising, other sources of campaign financing are more balanced, and it’s very early yet.
  37. In the DNC Race, the Democratic Establishment Seems to Have Preempted the LeftIt’s the same strategy the GOP used with the tea party.
  38. Tom Perez Edges Keith Ellison for DNC ChairThe Establishment candidate narrowly defeated the insurgent favorite of Sanders campaign veterans, then began to immediately seek party unity.
  39. Tom Perez Gains Ground in Race for DNC ChairSouth Carolina Democratic Party chair Jaime Harrison has dropped out and endorsed the former Labor secretary.
  40. Democrats Try to Transcend Divisive Symbolism in DNC RaceMedia and activists alike are trying to turn a close DNC contest into a surrogate battle between factions. That makes the outcome hard to predict.
  41. Keith Ellison Promises to Be Full-time DNC Chair If He Gets the JobHe’s removed one objection to his bid. Now maybe he and other contenders can vow to keep the contest from being a party faction war.
  42. Democrats Must Decide If an Ideological Coup Is the Best Path to RecoveryBernie Sanders is backing Keith Ellison as DNC chair to signal a party coup. Is that a good idea now? Could Howard Dean be a unifying alternative?
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    Let Reddit Ruin This Lovely Photo of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for YouWhat an embrace.
  44. These People Are Voting for a 3rd PartyEven if it leads to a Trump presidency.
  45. Just to Be Clear: The DNC and RNC Are Too Weak to ‘Rig’ AnythingThe myth of all-powerful “party Establishments” somehow lives on, despite abundant evidence they aren’t all that.
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    What We Can Learn From the Russian Hack of the DNCThe site now plays a proxy role in international statecraft.
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    Vapes Not Welcome at DNCThe Democratic National Committee is not having your e-cigarettes.
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    The DNC Email Leak Has a Viral Hero: PabloThe life of Pablo at the DNC.
  49. Leaked DNC Email: ‘Eat My Butt’WikiLeaks blows the election wide open.
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    Oppo Research on Trump Merely Requires GoogleThe Democrats’ strategy appears to be fairly straightforward, at least so far.
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