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Pete Buttigieg’s withdrawal is being seen as part of a larger attempt to consolidate the Democratic party’s moderates to stop Senator Bernie Sanders(REUTERS)

Pete Buttigieg Drops Out of the US Democratic presidential race

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2020 02:01 PM IST
Pete Buttigieg, the two-term mayor of Indiana’s South Bend city, became the second Democrat running for the party’s presidential nomination to drop out of the race after a blow-out performance from former Vice-President Joe Biden in the South Carolina on Saturday with an emphatic win that’s overhauling the race.
The results of the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary have consolidated Bernie Sanders as the front-runner for the left-wing of the party(REUTERS)
The results of the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary have consolidated Bernie Sanders as the front-runner for the left-wing of the party(REUTERS)

The Democratic quest to find a challenger to Trump | HT editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2020 07:06 PM IST
The Left is behind Sanders, while Buttigieg is the centrist favourite
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign event in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S., on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020.(Bloomberg)
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign event in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S., on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020.(Bloomberg)

Democrats kick off nominating contest for 2020 presidential election

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 10:35 PM IST
Despite being a small and mostly white state, Iowa caucuses are critical to the race. Democrats who won the Iowa caucuses in recent decades went on to also win the party nomination — Al Gore in 2000, John Kerry in 2004, Barack Obama in 2008 and Hillary Clinton in 2016.
US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen exits Federal Court after entering a guilty plea in Manhattan, New York City on November 29, 2018.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen exits Federal Court after entering a guilty plea in Manhattan, New York City on November 29, 2018.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty, says lied about president’s Moscow project

UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 10:06 AM IST
Michael Cohen had earlier said the talks about the project stalled in January 2016, just a month before the Iowa caucus. But, he told a New York court on Thursday, negotiations had continued for another five months till June.
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