New Hampshire

Jesse Costa / WBUR

The finish at the top in New Hampshire looked a lot like the finish last week in Iowa, this time with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders leading the way and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg finishing a close second.

But from the No. 3 spot on down, there were some pretty big surprises, including the rise of Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and disappointing finishes for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden.

Here are six takeaways from what happened last night:

2. Turnout helps Sanders' electability argument

Biden Mocks Rival Buttigieg's Record As Small City Mayor

Feb 8, 2020
AP Photo/Elise Amendola

  

Joe Biden is escalating his criticism of Democratic presidential rival Pete Buttigieg. Biden is mocking Buttigieg's experience as mayor of South Bend, Indiana.

Democratic presidential candidates are debating for the first time since the Iowa caucuses. There are seven candidates on the stage Friday night in New Hampshire, ahead of Tuesday's primary in the state.

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Filing Period Opens For New Hampshire's Presidential Primary

Oct 30, 2019
Elise Amendola/AP Photo

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The lengthy list of 2020 presidential hopefuls started growing longer Wednesday as the filing period opened for New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary.

In New Hampshire, 2020 Dems Urge Voters To Not Play It Safe

Sep 8, 2019
Robert F. Bukaty/AP Photo

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Several Democratic presidential candidates urged voters in New Hampshire on Saturday to not play it safe in the 2020 election, leveling an implicit critique of front-runner Joe Biden.

Buttigieg Makes Hires In Iowa, New Hampshire

May 6, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has hired four staffers in Iowa and three in New Hampshire as he works to build on the momentum his campaign has seen in recent weeks.

 

Buttigieg: It's Clear Trump Deserves Impeachment

Apr 23, 2019
Peter Ringenberg

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg  says Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and President Donald Trump are "stupendously different in very, very many respects" as he tried to smooth over an earlier comparison of the two politicians.