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Democratic Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Calls for Northam to Resign Over Blackface/KKK Photo

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Friday afternoon, Big League Politics published a photo of Democratic governor of Virginia Ralph Northam wearing either blackface or a KKK robe in a medical school yearbook.

The photo has caused intense backlash against Northam, who has issued an apology. But that is not enough for some, even in the Democratic party.

Democratic presidential candidate and former mayor of San Antonio Julian Castro issued the following statement on Twitter, calling for Northam’s resignation:

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“It doesn’t matter if he is a Republican or a Democrat. This behavior was racist and unconscionable. Governor Northam should resign,” Castro said.

Editor of The Root and MSNBC guest Dr. Jason Johnson said he was unsure whether Northam would survive the latest scandal.

Northam is having the worst week imaginable for a politician. Earlier this week, he endorsed infanticide, claiming that it was the mother’s decision whether to kill her own child, even if the child was already born.


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Iowa Democratic Party Chair Resigns After Disasterous Caucus Management

The release of Iowa caucus results was extremely poorly managed.

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The Chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party is resigning after the party failed to promptly release results of the first in the nation Iowa Caucus.

Troy Price announced his resignation on Friday. He had become a target of criticism from Democrats in the state and nationally for the failure of the party to adequately release caucus results the night of the event.

The party claimed that it needed additional time to perform “quality assurance” on the election results, leading to a confusing situation in which final results for the caucus weren’t clear until about a week after the competitive contest. Ultimately Bernie Sanders won the caucuses’ popular vote, whereas Pete Buttigieg won the most delegates.

The Iowa party went on to blame the third-world style election processing on the failure of an app designed for precinct party leaders to report results. The confusion has cast a degree of doubt upon the caucus results, with some suspecting that a finger was placed on the scale in order to push the establishment favorite Buttigieg over the top.

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The app the Iowa Democrats are blaming for the flop was developed by a suspect, oligarch-funded tech company with personnel connections to Buttigieg. The CEO of Acronym, the company that developed the “Shadow” app, is married to a senior staffer on the former South Bend mayor’s campaign, an obvious conflict of interest that somehow appears to have been either ignored or kept under the rug.

Price admitted that “Democrats deserved better than what happened on caucus night,” in a resignation letter. “As chair of this party, I am deeply sorry for what happened and bear the responsibility for any failures on behalf of the Iowa Democratic Party.”

Price’s resignation is the bare minimum. Voters in future primary states will be watching closely for incompetent election recording or potential shady tricks.

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