Originally published on FoxNews.com. Multibillionaire Michael Bloomberg landed in Las Vegas like a highly anticipated show on the Strip. But when he took to the stage with five competitors for the Democratic presidential nomination Wednesday night, their debate immediately became an Ultimate Fighting Championship match. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., landed the most blows and won the night. Warren … Continue reading Mary Anne Marsh: In fierce Democratic presidential debate, 1 winner and 5 losers
Originally published on FoxNews.com. The 11 days between the New Hampshire primary and the Nevada Caucus is the longest stretch between any contest in the Democratic nomination and Super Tuesday. For the winner, and those who exceeded expectations in New Hampshire, it’s a fight to keep the momentum going for news cycles that are measured in minutes not days. … Continue reading Mary Anne Marsh: Democrats’ Bloomberg bargain – here’s the deal they might have to make to beat Trump
Originally published on FoxNews.com. There is an old saying in politics that Iowa picks corn and New Hampshire picks presidents. New Hampshire voters will have their chance to do just that Tuesday. When New Hampshire voters render their verdict the rest of the country starts to pay attention to the presidential race. This year the chaotic Iowa caucus places a premium … Continue reading Mary Anne Marsh: New Hampshire votes – here are the three candidates to watch on Tuesday
Originally published in Financial Times The leading Democrats vying to take on Donald Trump in November’s US presidential election are set to spar over who would make the best commander-in-chief on Tuesday, in the first televised debate since Mr Trump ordered the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. As he struggles to cement his frontrunner … Continue reading Biden and Sanders reprise Iraq war fight in 2020 race
Originally published on FoxNews.com The curious campaign of Michael Bloomberg raises a question: Can a billionaire buy the Democratic nomination? In his late bid for the nomination that skips the first four contests, which historically launch the nominee, Bloomberg has placed a big bet that big bucks can overcome all. Bloomberg has a history of short-circuiting the traditional political process and winning. The hallmarks … Continue reading Mary Anne Marsh: Bloomberg is rich, aloof and imperious — is this really what Dems want for president?
Originally published on FoxNews.com. And then there were seven… The sixth Democratic debate in Los Angeles on Thursday night featured seven candidates just 24 hours after the impeachment of President Donald Trump. While impeachment was the first question of the debate but it was the only reference to it all evening…unless you were reading Trump’s Twitter feed during … Continue reading Mary Anne Marsh: December Democratic debate’s winners and losers – (Hint: You may be surprised)
Originally publish in The Los Angeles Times. After five rounds of debate, a fleeting set of viral moments and enough soundbites to fill a large concert hall, the Democratic race for president stands largely where it was six months ago, when the year’s first face-to-face meeting took place on a soupy night in Miami. The … Continue reading Will Democrats tear up the script for their final debate of 2019?