How the party of science decided that personhood begins at birth.
The Galivants Ferry Stump speaking event in South Carolina has been held every two years for at least 143 years. Now, for the first time, it will host Democratic presidential candidates.
The 2020 Democratic candidates have one major goal for Afghanistan: Get out. They are struggling to differentiate themselves from a president they say has a feckless, isolationist view of American power.
With the field narrowing, some of the leading candidates went head to head on the same stage for the first time.
The debate showed that she’s slick, which may mean she’s unstoppable.
The candidates went hard after President Trump, while former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. fought off rivals’ attacks in a spirited debate about health care, guns, foreign policy and immigration.
His personal answer to a debate question showed how much the national conversation around same-sex marriage has shifted in just the past decade.
The top 10 candidates took the debate stage together for the first time, as the time to draw contrasts begins to run out.
My once reviled home state is suddenly finding itself embraced in a bear hug as big as, well, Texas.
The Democratic front-runner repeatedly invoked President Barack Obama’s name, while some of his rivals said the party needed to move well beyond the policies of the last Democratic president.
Here is how our reporters covered the Sept. 12 Democratic presidential debate in real time.
La política exterior de Estados Unidos, la salud y cómo lidiar con la inmigración podrían ser los temas que más muestren las diferencias entre los precandidatos a presidente que debaten hoy en Houston.
Joe Biden hugged Barack Obama tightly as the former vice president came under attack from Bernie Sanders and Julián Castro. Elizabeth Warren went unscathed, while Kamala Harris stuck to a script.
Everything you need to know about the presidential primary debate in Houston.
With an assist from the internet, politicians have become pop icons, and citizens their fans. What does that mean for our politics?
Politicians have become pop icons, and constituents their fans. What does that mean for our politics?
The top 10 Democrats will face off on a single stage for the first time. Two candidates with clashing ideologies — Joseph R. Biden and Elizabeth Warren — will be at the center of it all.
The presidential hopefuls detailed their views on the limits of executive power in response to a New York Times survey.
The shrinking calendar has those who are lagging the front-runners looking for new life in their campaigns. The rationale for staying in the race is that Joseph R. Biden Jr. will fade.
Ms. Warren got the most enthusiastic response of the 19 candidates who appeared Saturday. Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Cory Booker also attracted particularly energetic support.
We learned that there are some dividing lines on climate change within the 2020 field — and that young voters are asking some of the toughest questions.
Fighting climate change can create jobs, experts say, but politicians' estimates might not capture the complex reality of what that growth could look like.
Joe Biden said there was no room for compromise with congressional Republicans, while Elizabeth Warren sounded more open to it and wanted a broad solution to gun violence.
He spent years focusing on his city’s economic record but it is his record on policing, once a footnote, that is overshadowing his presidential campaign.
Factory jobs are not coming back. Democrats are starting to offer plans for improving pay and benefits for the jobs taking their place.
Kamala Harris has the home-state advantage, but the other Democratic presidential hopefuls are not ceding the state.
Bernie Sanders rolled out a plan for organized labor as more than a dozen Democratic candidates pitched themselves to workers in Iowa.