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John Kerry endorses Joe Biden in 2020 Democratic presidential race – live

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The former secretary of state under Obama said Biden’s ‘decency and the experiences that he brings to the table are critical to the moment’Help us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 8.21pm GMT The Bloomberg terminal, the flagship product of Michael Bloomberg’s company, directs users to its owner’s campaign website — a feature that does not apply to other Democratic presidential candidates.The Financial Times reports:Users of Bloomberg terminals are funnelled to the Bloomberg 2020 campaign website merely by writing: MIKE. …A Bloomberg spokesperson said the ‘MIKE’ function had been in place since at least 1997, when it was used to promote Mr Bloomberg’s autobiography Bloomberg by Bloomberg. Two decades later it advertised his book Climate of Hope. The website it currently links to has for years promoted Mr Bloomberg’s personal and political projects before being converted to his campaign site. 8.03pm GMT The unidentified man who pressed Joe Biden on Ukraine and his age during an Iowa town hall said he intended to back Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders in the caucuses, even though they are also in their 70’s.The man, who refused to give his name to reporters, made it clear he also wasn’t supporting Biden because of his age. But he said that Warren & Sanders, both in their 70s, are his top picks. He wouldn’t say much when pressed about the discrepancy. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-12-05 20:21:59

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