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“The Bernie people should come to the Republican Party,” Trump tweeted, arguing that he is a better fit for Sanders’s voters than Biden. But Biden also pulled it off, they said, because he embraced the far-left policies of the anti-establishment Sanders and is indistinguishable from the self-described socialist. “They are both the same,” tweeted Trump …

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Wednesday, concluding a quest for the White House that began five years ago in relative obscurity but ultimately elevated him as a champion of the working class, a standard-bearer of American liberalism and the leader of a self-styled political revolution. Mr. Sanders’s …

The podcast host Joe Rogan has said he will vote for Donald Trump over Joe Biden in the presidential election, should the former vice-president be the Democratic nominee. The comic was speaking on Friday’s edition of his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, which regularly tops the iTunes chart for downloads. Rogan has nearly 6m Twitter …

In the realm of ordinary politics in extraordinary times, this Politico story about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is causing no little buzz in and around the Intertoobz. Ever since she backed Nancy Pelosi for the speakership in the newly elected Democratic-majority House of Representatives, I’ve been telling people that she has natural political chops that it’s dangerous …

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are bringing in another big-time weapon for their Super Bowl run in 2020. According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is signing a two-year contract with the Saints, pending a physical. Schefter reports Sanders’ contract will be a $16 million deal worth …

The Biden campaign knows protesters. Having appeared as uninvited guests at speech after speech, rally after rally, officials have dealt with anti-Biden evangelists on a semi-regular basis for much of his year-long campaign. They’ve perfected the art of physically protecting their boss, who typically stands still, waiting for the yelling and chanting to stop. One …

Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Bernie Sanders called for vastly more aggressive government action to battle the coronavirus but split over some of the details along familiar ideological lines on Sunday night, as the two Democrats grappled to lead their party into a campaign overshadowed by the pandemic inflicting havoc on the country’s economy …

Primaries in Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri and Washington state and caucuses in North Dakota are taking place against the increasingly grim backdrop of the worsening coronavirus crisis. Luckily, the primary in Washington state, one of the worst hit regions, mostly involves mail-in ballots, so the state will avoid the risks of infections in crowded polling …

Democratic voters in six states will make their choices for president known Tuesday, when more than 350 delegates are at stake. Joe Biden has been rising in the polls since his Super Tuesday surge — when he won 10 states, building on a decisive victory in South Carolina — but Bernie Sanders will compete in …

Michigan, which holds its primary Tuesday, looms as hugely important for the senator from Vermont because of its dual standing, as a state he won in the 2016 primaries and which also is likely to play a decisive role in the general election. “We need all hands on deck. We got our backs against the …