Bernie Sanders Just Destroyed the Case For A $15 Minimum Wage

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, for decades an agitator for a government-forced minimum/living wage, announced over the weekend that his campaign’s wage floor will be increased to $15 an hour. To make it work, workers’ hours will be cut. Did he just take the minimum …

2020 Candidates Delayed Paying Staff to Look Richer on Paper

Whereas Klobuchar’s campaign spent an average of about $55,000 per day through the end of June, according to FEC filings, it dropped a whopping $624,000 on the first day of April, including a $300,000 payment to the campaign’s digital vendor. More from TheDailyBeast

Biden, Warren, Harris and Sanders top 2020 field — CBS News Battleground Tracker poll

Joe Biden continues to be the first choice among Democratic voters across the 2020 primary states holding contests through Super Tuesday. However, rivals Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris are gaining on him and have seen increases in the number of voters at least considering them, …

Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage,…

The Washington Post first reported last Thursday that Sanders’ field staffers were upset that Sanders championed a $15 minimum wage on the campaign trail, and made headlines for railing against major corporations who pay “starvation wages” — even as his own employees made “poverty wages.” …

Harris tops Biden in California 2020 poll

The Quinnipiac University Poll survey of Democrats and Democratic-leaning voters found that 23 percent support Harris while 21 percent support Biden. Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) are supported by 18 percent and 16 percent, respectively. More from TheHill

DNC releases names of 20 qualifying candidates for second round of debates

The big picture: It’s only going get more challenging for candidates to meet qualifying debates requirements moving forward. In September, the requirements for candidates will double. The Democrats’ massive 2020 field has put pressure on the DNC to focus its primary on those who can …

Where the 2020 candidates fall in latest fundraising period

So far, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is leading with an eye-popping $24.8 million haul throughout the second quarter, followed by Biden, who raised $21.5 million in a little over two months this quarter since launching his campaign on April 25. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, …

Kamala Harris is still showing a Huge lead in Betting Odds Data

It’s puzzling how betting odds and polls differ in who is leading the democratic primary race. Since the 1st democratic debate, Joe Biden has held the lead in the regular polling data. See the RCP average below The betting odds tell a completely different story. …

Biden has come under fire for the 3 million deportations that occurred under the Obama administration

“I will not apologize for deportation if the person committed a felony,” Biden told the protesters, as his staff tried to clear a path through protesters and Biden supporters jockeying for selfies, to remove the former vice president from the crowd. “I will apologize for …