Yang isn’t just being like that annoying Jeopardy contestant who claims his buzzer wasn’t working and that’s why he lost to James Holzhauer. According to a post-debate analysis by The Hill, Yang actually did have the least amount of speaking time out of all the candidates. The candidate had a mere 2 minutes and 50 seconds of speaking time to try and convince Democratic voters that he should be the party’s nominee in 2020, per the analysis. … [Read more...] about People are mad that Andrew Yang got the least speaking time at the Democratic debate
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The atmosphere of the day reflected both what we already knew about him, and what we would soon find out. The many “Pussy Grabs Back” signs represented the president’s infamous Access Hollywood remarks, and dozens of sexual assault allegations, and preceded the rise of the #MeToo movement. The signs depicting Trump’s cozy relationship with Vladimir Putin marked the extreme fishiness of Team Trump’s many varied meetings with Russian officials throughout the election, and anticipated years of overblown hype for the woefully wishy-washy but still misrepresented Mueller Report. The Black Lives Matter signs alluded to Trump’s inflaming of white grievance, starting with a five-year embrace of the racist Birther conspiracy against President Obama, and they foreshadowed four years of white supremacists having a champion in the White House—and Black voters playing a pivotal role in removing him from office. … [Read more...] about What looking back at Trump’s inauguration tells us about Biden’s presidency
Buildings that implemented new system settings based on lower occupancy saw electricity usage drop significantly during their empty period, going down to just 60% of their typical need, according to Hatch Data. Robin says many big building owners and operators were able to make these kinds of adjustments very early on, which helped contribute to the record low electricity use back in May. If other buildings were to follow this model of more precisely tracking when and where electricity is actually needed, he says energy use in office buildings could see long-term reductions, even as they return to pre-pandemic levels of occupancy. … [Read more...] about Empty office buildings are still devouring energy. Why?
Harris did not have the greatest momentum before tonight’s event, but she’ll likely leave the debate stage as the candidate to beat when the campaign heats up in the coming months. In case you didn’t get a chance to watch tonight, here are a few of Harris’s best moments: … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris did not show up to the Democratic debate to play games
Unfortunately, recent history suggests otherwise. Four years ago, the Republican primaries similarly ballooned into an unwieldy free-for-all, with no fewer than 17 candidates vying for the top job at one point. Many of those candidates held on longer than you’d expect. According to FiveThirtyEight’s recap, former Texas governor Rick Perry was the first of the major candidates to drop out, but that didn’t happen until September 11, 2015. The equivalent date for the 2020 cycle is more than five weeks away. … [Read more...] about When will 2020 Democrats start dropping out? A depressing reality check