Money is apparently rolling in to the Bernie Sanders campaign, which announced Wednesday that it had raised $5.2 million since the senator's victory in the New Hampshire Democratic primary. The campaign said its average donation was $34.
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By Michael Shank Bernie Sanders’ foreign policy, or apparent lack thereof, is not an oversight that’s unique to the presidential candidate. It’s representative of a pervasive problem within the progressive movement (at least the one that Bernie hails from versus Hillary’s recent redefinition of progressivism). Progressive elected officials in... read more
After months of struggling to make inroads with African-American voters, there appears to be a few encouraging signs for supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders that the Vermont lawmaker may be starting to crack the crucial demographic of Democratic voters.
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Kevin Sheekey ran Michael Bloomberg’s New York City mayoral campaigns in 2001 and 2005. He is considered the former mayor’s top political advisor. And in the aftermath of the New Hampshire primary, he is stoking the flames behind the 39 billion dollar question in presidential politics. Will Michael Bloomberg run for President? As he did in 2008,... read more
Bernie Sanders’ coalition may be quite different – and much bigger – than has been assumed. That is one of the takeaways from his New Hampshire primary rout, in which Sanders scored impressively with voters who had been crucial to Hillary Clinton’s 2008 victory in the state.
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The 2016 presidential campaign has transformed from business as usual into a new moment in American politics, with implications that could be far-reaching, disruptive and transformative.The voters of New Hampshire confirmed what polls have been suggesting for months: Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are serious candidates for president, with... read more
As the polls predicted, insurgent candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump emerged triumphant in their respective primaries in New Hampshire on Tuesday, but their first place finishes were among the only 2016 campaign developments which weren't surprising.
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Jeb Bush is enlisting the help of his famous brother as the presidential race turns to South Carolina.A new radio ad airing in the state features former president George W. Bush advocating for his brother's credentials as a "good leader" who is the best qualified candidate for commander-in-chief of the American military. read more
Hillary Clinton's campaign is planning to formalize a key role for Jen O'Malley Dillon, the former deputy campaign manager for President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign, a source confirms to NBC News.The news comes on the heels of a significant loss for Clinton in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday night. read more
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said he felt "gratified" by hissurprise runner-up finish in New Hampshire but knows that will make him a bigger target for attacks heading into South Carolina.The Ohio governor's solid showing stunned some observers — including supporters of Sen. Marco Rubio, who'd hung his hat on... read more
Marco Rubio who did not have a strong showing in the New Hampshire primary contest took the blame for the defeat, acknowledging that his debate performance hurt him in the contest."Our disappointment is not on you. It's on me. I did not do well on Saturday night so listen to this, that will never happen again," the GOP candidate... read more
HOOKSET, New Hampshire – A longtime bastion of the Clinton dynasty has fallen, just the latest, most ominous sign of Democratic discontent with Hillary Clinton’s candidacy.Bernie Sanders soundly defeated the former secretary of state Tuesday in New Hampshire, a state that in the past had salvaged the presidential dreams of both Hillary Clinton... read more
The Marco Rubio watch party was not exactly packed with rabid supporters. There were political tourists present, including one man who was a Christie supporter and told MSNBC he was just there to see the look on Rubio's face.But among Rubio voters, was a lot of heartburn over New Hampshire primary winner Donald Trump and concern about last... read more
Values and demographics shaped the strong support Bernie Sanders received Tuesday in New Hampshire, according to the NBC News Exit Poll of Granite State Democrats.The Vermont senator won 85 percent of millennial voters under the age of 30. He also won 65 percent of voters who describe themselves as very liberal, and at the same time took 72... read more
Donald Trump won nearly every voting bloc in New Hampshire Tuesday, according to the NBC News Exit Poll.Trump did particularly well among a few groups. His best showing came from voters who wanted a candidate who "tells it like it is" (63 percent) and those who want a president from outside the political establishment (57 percent)... read more