2020 Democratic Primary

Carnage Watch over the Primary Season

The highly anticipated release of The Des Moines Register Iowa Poll — considered one of the most important and most respected polls of the Primary season — was canceled Saturday night ahead of the Iowa caucuses. Over the years, The Des Moines Register Iowa Poll has been regarded as the Oracle that foretold the ultimate winner of the Democratic nomination. The 2016 Iowa Caucus results for the Democratic Party are still held under a cloak of suspicion for being rigged, even by The Des Moines Register, itself.

The official excuse for pulling the poll was because Pete Buttigieg's campaign complained that his name had been omitted by one of the poll interviewers.

Can Bernie Win? Several Democratic Insiders Think So

What was once considered virtually unthinkable may not necessarily be so. Clearly, many prognosticators were prematurely wrong in writing off Bernie Sanders in the 2020 Democratic Primaries. With the Iowa Caucuses a bit over a month away, the reality is quite different.

Having the most donations, the largest number of donors, and tens of thousands of volunteers ready to spring into action can no longer be ignored. Bernie is a real threat to the Democratic Establishment.

Slate: "Beto 2020 Has No Reason to Exist"

Well, today, according to the Texas Tribune, former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke is going to announce that he's a candidate for the Democratic Party's nomination for U.S. President in 2020. Slate's Josh Vorhees has penned what, in your humble blogger's opinion, is one of the best political campaign takedown pieces I've read in quite awhile.

2020 Dem Primary Moves: Clinton Backtracks and Leaves Door Open, Biden Looks Like He's Running, Bloomberg's Out

Interesting developments over the past 24 hours regarding who's in, who's out, and who's waffling on whether or not they'll jump into the 2020 Democratic presidential primary fray.