Day: March 5, 2020

Sanders says he’d drop out if Biden has plurality at Democratic convention

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Bernie Sanders told MSNBC’s ” The Rachel Maddow Show ” Wednesday he would drop out of the 2020 race if Joe Biden won a plurality of pledged delegates at July’s Democratic convention. Details: “If Biden walks into the convention, or at the end of the process, has more votes than me, he’s the winner,” Sanders told Maddow.

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Biden Goes Full Gun-Grabber

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Coronavirus hits movie industry, especially in U.S. and China

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The film industry is on pace to lose billions of dollars due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak around the world, according to analysts. Why it matters: In the U.S., the largest box office in the world, consumers who are spooked by the virus have little incentive to leave their houses to see a movie if they can stream something at home.

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How coronavirus turmoil differs from a financial crisis

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We’re not in a financial crisis, which means we don’t need the full arsenal of weaponry a financial crisis requires. Why it matters: Humanity needs to fight a virus, not a credit crunch. Our success or failure on the epidemiological front lines will ultimately determine the medium-term path of the U.S. and global economies.

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Elizabeth Warren suspends presidential campaign

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Elizabeth Warren is suspending her campaign after a poor performance on Super Tuesday, as first reported by the New York Times and confirmed by multiple other media outlets. The state of play: Once thought of as a front-runner , Warren failed to win a single state during the biggest day on the Democratic primary calendar, even coming in third in her home state of Massachusetts behind Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.

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Mitt Romney rips Hunter Biden-Burisma Senate investigation

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Sen. Mitt Romney said Thursday there is no need for a Senate panel to investigate the Ukrainian company that hired Hunter Biden, likely jeopardizing the probe. The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee plans to vote next week on subpoenas for witnesses related to the energy firm Burisma, a …

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