Jim Malone has served as VOA’s National correspondent covering U.S. elections and politics since 1995. Prior to that he was a VOA congressional correspondent and served as VOA’s East Africa Correspondent from 1986 to 1990. Jim began his VOA career with the English to Africa Service in 1983.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders vowed Wednesday to stay in the Democratic primary race for president despite Joe Biden’s big wins in Michigan and three other states Tuesday. The two men will meet in another Democratic debate Sunday before competing in more primaries next Tuesday. VOA national correspondent Jim Malone has more on the state of the Democratic race from Washington.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has picked up endorsement of two former rivals, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and California Senator Kamala Harris as Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders touted endorsement of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson as he campaigned in Michigan
Alliances are shifting as the battle for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination reaches a new level of intensity on Tuesday, when 14 states around the country hold primaries. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is favored in several of the states on Super Tuesday, but former vice president Joe Biden is hoping his recent victory in South Carolina will give his campaign a shot of momentum heading into the Tuesday primaries. VOA’s Jim Malone has a preview.
The U.S. Democratic Party finds itself at a crossroads at a critical time in the 2020 election cycle. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, is the clear front-runner for the party nomination despite warnings from moderate Democrats that Sanders would lead the party to defeat in November. At the core of the Democrat’s dilemma is a sharp divide between the party’s progressive wing and the moderates, as we hear from VOA National correspondent Jim Malone.