Barack Obama tells Silicon Valley’s leading donors to “chill out” over differences between candidates

Barack Obama raised millions of dollars for the Democratic Party on Thursday. | Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images “I don’t care” if it’s not “your perfect candidate.” Barack Obama exhorted some of Silicon Valley’s wealthiest Democratic donors to “chill” in their debate over the party’s candidates, seeking to ease the tensions among tech billionaires who have broken into separate camps backing Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden, and — most surprisingly — Elizabeth Warren. Even if the…

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Why Pete Buttigieg is suddenly surging in the polls

The fifth Democratic presidential primary debate took place in Atlanta, Georgia on November 20, 2019. | Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via Getty Images Vox’s Today, Explained podcast covers what we learned from the November Democratic debate. The fifth Democratic debate in the 2020 election cycle came after multiple days of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry. So, naturally, the moderators kicked off the night with the topic. Beyond impeachment, the debate didn’t feature too…

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