Understanding the Marianne Williamson phenomenon



After the first CNN Democratic debate, Marianne Williamson was the most-Googled candidate in 49 states. But does she stand a chance? Here’s everything you need to know about the bestselling author, spiritual guru and meme-worthy 2020 presidential candidate.

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Marianne Williamson is the newest internet darling
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/31/politics/marianne-williamson-debate-2020/index.html.

Marianne Williamson Has Her Moment. And Republicans Are Gleefully Trumpeting It.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/31/us/politics/marianne-williamson-democratic-debate.html.

Newsletter: The uniquely California rise of Marianne Williamson
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-07-31/marianne-williamson-california-rise.

I’ve worked for Marianne Williamson. She is no kook.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2019/07/31/ive-worked-marianne-williamson-she-is-no-kook/?utm_term=.f9ed5d8e16d7.

Watch: Marianne Williamson on Race, Reparations and Trump’s ‘Dark Psychic Force’
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/30/us/politics/marianne-williamson-debate-quotes.html.

Marianne Williamson Wants to ‘See the Memes.’ Here They Are.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/01/us/politics/democratic-debate-memes.html.

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Why a Democratic landslide could crush the GOP for years to come



As November 3 draws closer, independent political handicappers are revising upwards the likelihood of Joe Biden winning the presidency and Democrats making gains in Congress. In other words, a Democratic landslide could be coming. CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains how this potential wave will crash hardest — and with the most impact — at the state legislative level.

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I was named “best dressed” in 7th grade. That, along with being CNN’s editor at large and author of the daily “Point” newsletter are my proudest achievements. Look for me here every Tuesday and Thursday to find out what’s really going down in politics.

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Producer: Allison Gordon
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Video Editor: Steven Sevilla

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