For years, the Piedmont Triad’s cities have been chopped up and divvied between Republican-dominated congressional districts, diluting their heavy concentration of Democrats. But last year, after courtroom fights over partisan gerrymandering concluded , Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point were united in a new 6th district that’s likely to go blue.
In Las Vegas — a city known for prize fights — the Democrats were gloves off . And a new entrant in the ring took a lot of incoming: former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has spent more than $300 million of his own money on ads to raise his profile. Bloomberg qualified for the debate just the day before, after an NPR/ PBS NewsHour /Marist poll became the fourth national survey showing him with 10% or more support in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Herewith,...
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