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Another Democratic Presidential Candidate Tweets Support for Dr. Vanessa Tyson

A powerful Democrat wants an investigation into Dr. Vanessa Tyson’s claims.

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The heat is being turned up on Virginia’s Democrat Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, who, in the political left’s terms, stands “credibly accused” of sexually assaulting a Stanford professor at 2004 Democratic National Convention.

“I support Dr. Tyson. She showed enormous courage in coming forward, and her very credible claims require investigation. In this country, institutional bias stacks against survivors, for the powerful. We have to support survivors first so their claims can be fully investigated,” said 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.).

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Gillibrand fell short of calling for Fairfax’s resignation, but has been more vocal than most of her leftist lawmaking colleagues in supporting Dr. Vanessa Tyson.

Tyson said that she was sexually assaulted by Fairfax in a hotel room at the 2004 DNC, which he denies, claiming the pair’s sexual encounter was consensual. He reportedly responded privately to the allegations by saying “f*** that b****” in a meeting with allies Wednesday.

Big League Politics first broke the story of Fairfax’s alleged sexual misconduct Sunday, just days after breaking photos of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, also a Democrat, wearing blackface. Virginia’s Attorney General Mark Herring, also a Democrat, admitted to wearing blackface to a fraternity party in 1980, apparently afraid that photos of the event would surface.

None have resigned, though Herring did give up his position as co-chair of the Democratic Attorney Generals Association.


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Joe Biden Surges in South Carolina, Florida, Throwing Wrench into Sanders’ Easy Victory

Biden might actually consolidate the ‘moderate’ lane after all.

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Joe Biden appears to be surging in the forthcoming Democratic primary state of South Carolina, throwing a wrench into what some have called an easy path to victory for frontrunner Bernie Sanders.

Biden has looked to South Carolina as a redoubt for his campaign after struggling mightily in the first three primary and caucus states. After Sanders’ resounding Nevada victory, he appeared set to challenge the former Vice President in the first southern state to vote, but the latest rounds of polling reveal that Biden has the state on lock.

A Monmouth University poll released Thursday showed Biden with a blowout lead of twenty percentage points in the Palmetto state. Biden has made appeal to African American voters a crucial element of his primary strategy, and the South Carolina polling suggests he’s retained strong support from black voters, even after his early campaign mishaps. African American voters form a majority of the state’s Democratic primary electorate.

Sanders languishes in a distant second in the poll, trailing Biden by a margin of 36% to 16%. Other polling recently conducted shows Biden with a smaller lead, but Sanders is yet to take the lead in a South Carolina poll with two days before the election.

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New polling also shows the former Vice President retaking the lead in the Super Tuesday state of Florida, leading second-place Michael Bloomberg by a strong margin of nine percent. Sanders is all the way in third place in the Florida St. Pete poll, and such a finish in one of the first big states to vote after Super Tuesday would likely ensure that the Democratic Primary remains wide open.

Biden’s polling suggests that the career politician might actually have a chance to consolidate support from self-identifying ‘moderate’ Democrats, after competitors like Pete Buttigieg and Michael Bloomberg appeared set to eat his lunch.

 

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