The debate will for the first time feature the three frontrunners Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on one stage as 10 candidates face off 12.29am BST The Democrats have visions of turning the Lone Star state blue. They point to 2018, when now-presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke came within 3 percentage points of beating incumbent senator Ted Cruz. The last time a Democrat was elected statewide in Texas was 1994.
12.16am BST We may have an answer to what big, unprecedented surprise Andrew Yang will reveal at tonight’s debate, and it is … rather underwhelming.Earlier this week, Yang’s campaign promised he’ll do something that’s never been seen before at the debate.
Tonight, the answer: Yang will announce a contest where 10 people will get his proposed Freedom Dividend of $1K a month for one year, according to a senior adviser. Continue reading…
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Author : Joan E Greve in Houston
Publish date : 2019-09-12 23:29:17
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