Those operatives have had early talks about putting together an effort to stop the Vermonter should he break through in Iowa. But, so far, they’ve had few bites.
The president may be embroiled in impeachment. But his mind has drifted to other domestic problems recently.
The campaign is unveiling a fact-checking video as part of a broader communications effort to guard against President Trump’s attacks.
“To be this scrappy underdog that is the terminator of elections isn’t exactly true,” one well-placed Iowa Democratic official said.
Throughout the primary, Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) have stressed their fond feelings for each other. Then, the polls got close. And stayed there.
“It doesn’t seem like he’s going to rack up the delegates he needs,” Ken Martin, Minnesota’s Democratic State Party Chairman.
“For everybody else in the field, it’s a problem if Sanders wins the first two,” Jeff Link, a longtime Democratic pollster in Iowa, told The Daily Beast.