Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has blasted Democrats recently for embracing socialism, is expected to soon launch a campaign that also makes an explicit play for the Midwest, but with a more centrist message. "And the reason for that, is that in Wisconsin and all over this country, there are a lot of people who are hurting".
And finished with some punditry: "I believe it will be Crazy Bernie Sanders vs".
Despite all the creepy connotations of the tweet, Sanders, for one, isn't the least bit afraid.
According to analysis from the right-leaning Tax Foundation, Sanders's 2016 proposal would add four new top tax brackets with rates of 37 percent, 43 percent, 48 percent, and 52 percent, It would also add a 2.2 percent "income-based [health care] premium paid by households", which the Tax Foundation writers say is "equivalent to increasing all tax bracket rates by 2.2 percentage points". But only six - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders; U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren; former U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke; Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana; U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard; and Andrew Yang, a former tech executive - are relying chiefly on those small-dollar donors.
"We are not going to let him win them in 2020", Sanders bellowed in Pittsburgh, promising that he would deliver general election victories in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. Following a recent campaign event in MI, the president will hold a campaign rally later this month in Wisconsin.
Polls have consistently shown Biden and Sanders leading the rest of the Democratic field in recent weeks.
"Just because you put on a hard hat and tour a factory doesn't mean you know what it's like working 40 hours a week supporting a family", Rickman said.
"I welcome Mayor Pete to the race", Klobuchar said on Sunday".
She lamented that "what about Trump" will be a common refrain from 2020 Democratic presidential candidates throughout the campaign. "And that's why it was so important for him to release the returns and to deal with this earlier as opposed to later".
"The irony", Lake said, "is that Sanders was the future in 2016, but he has to be careful not to be the past in 2020".
"The question I think is how he explains that, given the nature of his candidacy and the focus that he's made on economic populism and attacking the 1%".