BEIJING (Sputnik) — The USS Chafee, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, entered waters near the islands on Tuesday without the permission of Chinese authorities, in order to carry out a so-called freedom of navigation operation. The Chinese side sent warships and aircraft to the area and urged the destroyer to leave the territory. … [Read more...] about Beijing Vows to Boost Defense After US Vessel Sails in Disputed South China Sea
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Iowa, too, was a disappointment. Fourth place there had been a "gut punch," he admitted. He predicted he "would take a hit" in New Hampshire days before voters cast their ballots. But after capturing only 8.4% of the vote in New Hampshire, Biden tried to put the best spin on the results, telling about a hundred enthusiastic South Carolinians that "the most committed constituents in the Democratic Party" had not yet voted. … [Read more...] about Is South Carolina still Joe Biden’s firewall?
The latest poll also shows a surge for Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersNevada Democratic debate draws record-breaking 19.7 million viewers 'Where's your spoon?' What we didn't learn in the latest debate Ocasio-Cortez defends Warren against 'misogynist trope' MORE (I-Vt.), who has gained considerable momentum since notching top finishes in the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary earlier this month. … [Read more...] about Poll: Biden’s lead in South Carolina drops to 5 points
Bloomberg will appear at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, followed by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 9 p.m. ET. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar will kick off Wednesday town halls at 7 p.m. ET, followed by former Vice President Joe Biden at 8 p.m. ET, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 9 p.m. ET and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 10 p.m. ET. … [Read more...] about CNN announces Democratic presidential town halls in South Carolina
According to Stan Vaughan, a former candidate for the US Congress in Nevada, the real winner of the Wednesday event was billionaire Tom Steyer, "who was prevented from participating in [it] and avoided the Wild West Free for All yet ran ads on TV constantly through the night". … [Read more...] about Bernie May Win Nevada But South Carolina Race Appears to be Between Biden and Steyer – US Politician