Former Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Joins A Crowded Race For President

Originally published on WBUR.org. Photo by Josh Reynolds. Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick launched his presidential campaign with an announcement video Thursday morning, making a last-minute entry into an already-crowded Democratic field. In the video, Patrick touted his political experience as governor and framed his path from Chicago's South Side to the Massachusetts State House … Continue reading Former Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Joins A Crowded Race For President

Deval Patrick’s Bain Capital experience makes his 2020 candidacy the ‘longest of long shots,’ political strategist says

Originally published on CNBC.com. Photo by Getty. Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced a late bid to run for president Thursday morning, but strategists say his experience at private equity firm Bain Capital will be a high hurdle for the Democrat to jump over. With the party swinging sharply to the left since the 2008 financial … Continue reading Deval Patrick’s Bain Capital experience makes his 2020 candidacy the ‘longest of long shots,’ political strategist says

Bloomberg’s Team Calls His Crude Remarks on Women ‘Wrong’

Originally published in The New York Times. Photo by Bridget Bennett. As Michael Bloomberg prepares a presidential run, his history of crude remarks is likely to draw scrutiny. His team said some were “disrespectful.” It was a cheeky birthday gift for a hard-charging boss, a 32-page book of one-liners compiled by colleagues at his company. “The Portable Bloomberg: The … Continue reading Bloomberg’s Team Calls His Crude Remarks on Women ‘Wrong’

Deval Patrick bid would ‘complicate Elizabeth Warren’s life’

Originally published on Politico.com. Photo by Steven Senne. The former Massachusetts governor is eyeing the Democratic race just as his home-state ally emerges as a frontrunner. BOSTON — When Elizabeth Warren was asked to name three African Americans she'd choose for her presidential cabinet last week, she pointed to her friend Deval Patrick as one of them. … Continue reading Deval Patrick bid would ‘complicate Elizabeth Warren’s life’

Deval Patrick considering late entry into 2020 presidential race

Originally published in The Boston Globe. Photo by Kim Leeson. Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is considering a late entry into the Democratic presidential race, according to two people familiar with Patrick’s thinking, potentially adding another name to an already unsettled primary field less than three months before the Iowa caucus. One person familiar with … Continue reading Deval Patrick considering late entry into 2020 presidential race

Biden’s Attacks on Warren Turn Personal, Drawing Some Complaints of Sexism

Originally published in The New York Times. Photo by Sarah Rice. By calling Warren’s approach “condescending,” “angry” and elitist, Biden and his allies are making a risky case against a female candidate. He says the criticism has nothing to do with gender. CONCORD, N.H. — Senator Elizabeth Warren is “instructing” voters on what to believe. … Continue reading Biden’s Attacks on Warren Turn Personal, Drawing Some Complaints of Sexism

Elizabeth Warren says she’s got a detailed plan for almost everything, but she still lacks specifics on Medicare for All

Originally published on BusinessInsider.com. She says she's got a detailed plan for everything: Criminal justice reform, breaking up tech giants, universal pre-K, student debt relief, and a tax on the wealthy. Yet Sen. Elizabeth Warren still doesn't have a plan on healthcare. Her campaign updated its website earlier this week to include more information about her stance … Continue reading Elizabeth Warren says she’s got a detailed plan for almost everything, but she still lacks specifics on Medicare for All