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Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:10 PM


Reeling Biden campaign scrambles to soothe nervous supporters


One surrogate warned of "down-ballot carnage" if Bernie Sanders marches to the nomination — a tactic to keep Biden backers on board.


02/12/2020 06:47 PM EST

Shellshocked by two big losses, Joe Biden’s presidential campaign tried to reassure donors, surrogates and the press about his path forward Wednesday while counterattacking nearly every one of his rivals.

“Elected officials across the country understand there will be down-ballot carnage to the Democratic Party if we elect the wrong person,” Rep. Cedric Richmond, the campaign’s co-chair, warned. “If Bernie Sanders were atop of the ticket, we would be in jeopardy of losing the House, we would not win the Senate back.”

Richmond, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, also took aim at Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar for their anemic support among African Americans and criticized billionaire Michael Bloomberg for once being a Republican.

The attack-everyone strategy is a marked shift for a once-highflying Biden, who has tumbled from frontrunner to being in danger of becoming an also-ran.


more hand-wringing at link
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primary today, I would vote for:

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Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:22 PM

1. "more hand-wringing at link"


It's Politico, that's kind of their thing.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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