Jess Bidgood

Jess Bidgood is a national political reporter in the Globe’s Washington bureau, where she covers campaigns, Congress and how the workings of Washington (or lack thereof) influence people’s lives around the country. She previously spent seven years covering New England for the New York Times, and began her journalism career at WBUR and WGBH. She lives in Washington and misses Somerville.

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Feud between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders raises ghosts of the 2016 primary

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Elizabeth Warren’s recent spat with Bernie Sanders over a reported disagreement about female electability has raised the ghosts of the 2016 Democratic primary.

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders in standoff as she stresses electability

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The testy exchange between two formerly friendly progressive allies was the latest salvo in a war between the two camps that threatens to consume the left lane of the Democratic primary in the final weeks before the Iowa caucus. The feud has the potential to help Warren by allowing her to address head-on some voters’ concerns about a woman’s chances at the top of the ticket.

Elizabeth Warren turns feud with Bernie Sanders into debate argument for a woman president

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The sixth presidential debate comes less than three weeks before Iowa Democrats make their choices in the state's first-in-the-nation vote.

Elizabeth Warren says Bernie Sanders told her a woman couldn’t win the presidency

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“Among the topics that came up was what would happen if Democrats nominated a female candidate,” Warren said in a statement. “I thought a woman could win; he disagreed.”