Days 264 and 265: 2/8/20-2/9/20

Over the weekend, knives were out. Joe Biden attacked Pete Buttigieg, who defended himself and criticized Bernie Sanders’ dark money group, who attacked Buttigieg for his billionaire donors, which Elizabeth Warren joined in on getting upset about, while Tulsi Gabbard stabbed at Tom Perez, who isn’t even in the race.

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Day 259: 2/3/20

As of the time of writing, the Iowa caucus results have not been announced. This hasn’t stopped campaigns from hyping their supporters up or bracing for bad news. Mike Bloomberg is dismissive of Iowa entirely, and Elizabeth Warren has decided that this is the official start of the primary and caucus season. Pete Buttigieg’s team stuck around to clean up, and Bernie Sanders was shouting about being attacked before the caucuses even began.

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Days 257 and 258: 2/1/20-2/2/20

This is it. The official start of the 2020 Democratic Primary and Caucus season (though Elizabeth Warren argues differently). The Iowa caucuses begin in an hour, and by this time tomorrow, we should have our first delegates assigned. Final money pushes were all the rage over the weekend, with a few candidates also pushing for final get-out-the-caucus calls. Pete Buttigieg gave me some information on how the caucuses get scored and what we’re looking for.

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