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South Carolina Primary

  1. vision 2020
    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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    South Carolina 2020 Results: Joe Biden WinsBiden’s firewall held thanks to support from older, black, and more conservative Democrats, who make up a large bloc of the state’s voting population.
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    How Worried Is the Sanders Campaign About Biden’s Big Win?And more burning questions in the aftermath of a jolt to the Democratic race.
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    Will Biden Bounce Past Bloomberg on Super Tuesday?Biden needs to parlay his recent good luck into a larger delegate haul than Bloomberg’s on Super Tuesday and stay competitive with Sanders.
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    Biden South Carolina Win Exceeds ExpectationsA two-to-one win over Sanders that left others in the dust could give Biden a springboard into Super Tuesday as the leading moderate candidate–again.
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    Biden’s Very Narrow Path to the NominationAfter a good debate performance, Biden has a chance to reestablish himself as the moderate alternative to Sanders if he wins South Carolina.
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    In Second Debate, Bloomberg Was Still a Man in a Billionaire’s BubbleDespite the best debate prep money can buy, Bloomberg remained awkward, on the defensive, and incapable of going after front-runner Bernie Sanders.
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    How to Watch the Democratic Debate Tonight in South CarolinaEverything you need to know to tune into the final contest before the Palmetto State primary and Super Tuesday.
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    Carolina Kingmaker Clyburn to Give Biden a Timely Boost With an EndorsementIn a state Biden must win, he got the most important endorsement, but it may not be enough to preserve a win in his one-time “firewall.”
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    The Murky Path Out of Nevada for Candidates Not Named BernieBiden’s still not quite dead, and others have long shots left, but it’s going to be tough to take down the new front-runner.
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    Bernie Wins Big in Nevada CaucusesThe other candidates’ order of finish remains unclear, but Sanders exceeded high expectations.
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    No, Democrats Didn’t ‘Go After the Wrong Guy’ in Las VegasBloomberg’s wallet was as big a threat to other candidates as it was to Bernie, who is the career non-Democrat who best fits today’s Democratic Party.
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    Why Biden’s Candidacy May SurviveHe’s been left for dead by many observers, but Nevada and especially South Carolina could revive him in time for Super Tuesday.
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    Which Democratic Presidential Candidates Will Survive Until Super Tuesday?It could be lots of candidates, or just two or three, depending on what happens in Nevada and South Carolina.
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    Lucy McBath’s Endorsement Reflects Mike Bloomberg’s Unique AppealThe former mayor faces big questions over his record on race, but a growing number of black lawmakers have gotten behind him.
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    Who Could Breach Joe Biden’s ‘Firewall’ in South Carolina?Biden’s plan to rely on African-American voters in the Palmetto state no longer looks that secure.
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    Is Iowa a Bad Omen for Biden or Just a Bump in the Road?Biden lucked out of bad Caucus Night headlines, but he needs do to better before colliding with Michael Bloomberg’s wallet.
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    Winning Iowa Helped Obama in 2008. It Didn’t Make Him.It’s a myth that Iowans gave black voters “permission” to support Obama. But Iowa helped demonstrate his electability, which mattered then as now.
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    If There’s an Anybody-But-Bernie Movement, Who Will Lead It?There are already alarms going up about Bernie Sanders sweeping the first three 2020 contests. But late-primary challenges don’t seem to work.
  20. vision 2020
    You Can’t Reform the Presidential Nominating Process With WishesWe don’t really have a unified system for nominating presidential candidates, so systematic reforms aren’t easy.
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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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    Kamala Harris Facing Home-State HeartburnKamala Harris’s once-plausible path to the Democratic nomination is very rocky now. Maybe she’d be smart to pack it in before losing her home state.
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    Buttigieg Bump Leads to Candidates Griping About Iowa AgainYou hear complaints every cycle, but fears that Iowa and New Hampshire will bleach the field or give an undeserved boost to Mayor Pete are rising.
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    Could a Long Impeachment Trial Derail the Senators Running for President?If a Trump trial happens in prime presidential caucus-and-primary season, candidates could be imprisoned in the Senate.
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    Can Cory Booker Revive His Flagging Campaign?Booker is a very good candidate … on paper. If he’s going to make a move in the race, it’s got to be now.
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    Buttigieg Showing Strength in IowaMeanwhile, would-be Biden alternatives Harris and Booker are struggling in Iowa, where they have both bet the farm.
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    Warren Overtakes Biden for Lead in National PollsFor the first time, the former veep’s not leading in the RealClearPolitics national polling average.
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    Will Impeachment Bring Back ‘Kamala the Prosecutor’ and Save Her Candidacy?The trouble with this idea is that there’s no natural venue for Harris to shine on TV without a lot of Republican cooperation.
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    Can Biden Lose the First Two States and Still Win the Nomination?Nobody’s done it before, but it’s possible, albeit perilous. Biden’s much stronger in Nevada and South Carolina.
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    Elizabeth Warren’s Struggle to Draw Black Voters Is a Big ProblemShe’s working to expand beyond her progressive, “wine-track” base, but still trails Biden, Harris, and Sanders among black Democrats.
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    Surging in Polls, Elizabeth Warren Now Has a Path to the NominationShe’s got a long way to go, but for the first time, there is a plausible scenario for Warren to get a one-on-one competition with Biden and win.
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    Biden Took Attacks From All Sides – and This Time Came Out StrongerIt was a good night for the former veep. Not just because he did better than Kamala Harris, but because Cory Booker did too.
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    Harris and Booker Lagging in Must-Win South CarolinaThe two major African-American candidates in the Democratic primary are struggling to chip away at Biden’s strong support from black voters.
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    How Late Can Stacey Abrams Launch a Presidential Candidacy?A September announcement would be risky for the popular Georgian, but not necessarily fatal.
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    Kamala Harris Updates Obama’s Winning Strategy for 2020Twelve years after Obama’s breakthrough, it’s unclear Harris can emulate it given a giant field and polarized politics.
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    Clinton Hit All Her Marks in South Carolina; Sanders Hit Almost None of HisClinton won a higher percentage of South Carolina’s black vote than Barack Obama had against her in 2008. Pretty amazing. 
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    Clinton Completely Dominates Sanders in South Carolina PrimaryAfter losing by a 3–1 margin, Sanders needs more than a political revolution — he needs a political miracle.
  38. Clinton Cruising on Eve of S.C. PrimarySolid African-American support and few white defections to Sanders should launch Hillary Clinton toward Super Tuesday.
  39. Spike Lee: Do the Right Thing and Vote for Bernie Sanders“Wake up, South Carolina! This is your dude, Spike Lee.”
  40. Here’s Your 3-Way GOP Race — and It Is Trump’s To LoseWe’ll hear a lot of hype about Rubio being the front-runner after South Carolina, but he still has to win somewhere before that’s credible. 
  41. Donald Trump Wins South CarolinaSouth Carolina wants to make America great again.
  42. Sanford, Robertson Endorsements Show Ted Cruz’s Dual StrategyAs personified by Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson and congressman Mark Sanford.
  43. What’s Going to Happen in South Carolina’s Republican Primary?Weirdly, it’s shaping up a little bit like Iowa: Trump leads, Cruz’s organization is in high gear, and Rubio’s trying to become king of the Establishment.
  44. Why Republicans Need Jeb Bush to Put Himself Out of His MiseryIf Jeb! doesn’t pull the plug on his dying campaign by March 1, he may ensure that Donald Trump wins the nomination.
  45. Nikki Haley Is Trying to Help Marco Rubio Get His Mojo BackThe popular South Carolina governor will join the Rubio bandwagon as the Floridian tries to restart his buzz in a close race for second place with Ted Cruz.  
  46. Polls: Clinton’s Firewall Is Containing the BernAnd the Donald is still trumping the GOP field.
  47. Trump Supporters in South Carolina Wish the Confederacy Had WonMany of his voters would also like to shut down all mosques and ban gay people from entering the country.
  48. Jeb Bush: 4th Place in South Carolina Is a WinFor Establishment Republicans, elections aren’t about winning and losing, but about how you play the expectations game.
  49. Dems’ Battle for Black Voters Gets More IntenseSanders is going after Hillary Clinton’s African-American “firewall,” but it may still hold.
  50. Ta-Nehisi Coates Just (Sort Of) Endorsed SandersTa-Nehisi Coates and Michelle Alexander both prefer Sanders to Clinton. (But they don’t “feel the Bern.”)
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