Primary Colours

A new weekly segment looking at the stories which are shaping the Democraric Presidential Primary.

by Patrick Sullivan, Political Editor on 5 May 2019 23:50


The U.S. Democratic Party’s primary process is set to be the political reality tv event, until the end of the year. Each we will producing a round-up of those stories, which illustrate the occasional absurdities of life on the campaign train and also those stories that are going to have the largest impact on the campaigns. This week we have:-


The Washington Examiner – Biden mixes up British PM Theresa May with Margaret Thatcher, who left office in 1990

The New York Times – Biden Faces Conflict of Interest Questions That Are Being Promoted by Trump and Allies

The Washington Post – Inside Bernie Sanders’s 1988 10-day ‘honeymoon’ in the Soviet Union

The Hill – Kamala Harris celebrates historic win of three African American pageant contestants

CBS News – Here’s who Newt Gingrich thinks will win Democratic presidential race

FiveThirtyEight – How Cable News and the Polls Reacted to 2020 Campaign Announcements

The Guardian – Cory Booker: Workers are creating massive wealth. Why are corporations hoarding it all?

Des Moines Register – Democratic candidates should listen to majority opinion on late-term abortions

The Atlantic – Ron Brownstein: The Democratic Debate Over Winning Back Trump’s Base

The New Yorker – The Coming Of Age Tale That Inspired Mayor Pete to Learn Norwegian


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