Democrats worry that Super Tuesday won't leave them with a candidate

Historically, after Super Tuesday in early March, a leader emerges from the primaries, allowing party money and machinery to consolidate around one person.  This year, Democrat party insiders worry that Super Tuesday will end without any candidate holding a clear lead, leaving room for Mike Bloomberg to buy his way into the election: Democrats are now beginning to confront a very real scenario where the nomination — and the winnowing — will not be decided in states where campaigns have been plowing ground for more than a year, but in places and calendar dates so deep into primary season that until recently they've received almost no attention at all. The Iowa field is bunched together with little daylight between a handful of well-funded candidates. Each of the four early voting states continues to present the prospect of a different winner. And, at the end of that gauntlet on Super Tuesday, a free-spending billionaire — Michael...(Read Full Post)
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