How a long line of questionable decisions led to the crisis over lead contamination in Newark.
Kamala Harris has the home-state advantage, but the other Democratic presidential hopefuls are not ceding the state.
An interview with the 2020 presidential candidate
Bernie Sanders rolled out a plan for organized labor as more than a dozen Democratic candidates pitched themselves to workers in Iowa.
Democratic candidates are pushing ideas that were considered radical just a few years ago. But the American public has changed its views, too.
Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020.
We followed presidential hopefuls around the Iowa State Fair and rated them on a corn dog scale.
After mass shootings jolted the nation this month, the Democratic candidates seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control positions without resistance from moderates.
In the On Politics newsletter: Lessons from a sweaty, calorie-filled weekend at the state fair. Plus, riding the Ferris wheel with Cory Booker.
Nearly all of the 2020 Democratic candidates gave speeches at the annual event, and while many joked about the size of the field, most sought to contrast themselves with President Trump.
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders were among the candidates to speak out after the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso last weekend.
And are Democrats breaking up with Obama?
The Democratic candidates lashed the president with their sternest denunciations yet of his exploitation of racism for political purposes and his resistance to gun control.
A new online calculator has a winner: Baby bonds.
While several presidential candidates have already rolled out plans to address gun violence, others endorsed new policies after two mass shootings over the weekend.
We surveyed the leading candidates on how they would deal with the nuclear threat from Kim Jong-un.
Democratic leaders say African-Americans are deeply engaged in this election, but President Trump is also targeting them with Facebook ads. How they react may well determine his future.
One point of agreement for the presidential candidates: The nuclear deal needs to be restored.
Readers explain why they find candidates other than the front-runners more appealing.
A New TV Show from The New York Times on FX and Hulu
“I mean, it is 20 people and if I am generous, six of them should be up there,” Colbert said of the Democratic debates. “I’m looking at you, Steve Bullock.”
Readers assess Joe Biden’s performance, urge the lower-tier candidates to focus on Senate races and critique the sniping among the contenders.
He’s winning the debates and he’s great on paper. When will he catch on?
With at least four candidates in strong contention for the nomination, the race is anyone’s to win.
Not Joe Biden.
“In the end, the candidates came together around a unifying message: Click ‘like’ and subscribe!” Stephen Colbert said on Wednesday.
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Kamala Harris sparred while fending off attacks from fellow candidates on health care and criminal justice reform.
The former vice president had a lot to prove. To those who had written him off after the first debate, he had this to say: “malarkey.”
The Democratic rivals sparred on their respective criminal justice records in one of the tensest moments of the night.
The protest, aimed at Mayor Bill de Blasio, broke out during Senator Cory Booker’s opening statement. Separate protesters interrupted former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.
Mr. Biden, the front-runner, was confronted over his record on health care and criminal justice, and this time not just from Kamala Harris.
Follow the Democratic presidential debate with our reporters in real time.
The candidates along the wings went hard after the night’s leading candidates, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
With Joseph R. Biden Jr., Kamala Harris, and Cory Booker all onstage, candidates are likely to make direct appeals to the Democratic Party’s most loyal constituency.
Everything you need to know about the presidential primary debate starting Wednesday at 8 p.m. E.T.
Yes, the two-night, 20-candidate format is ludicrous, but can we please have a reasonable debate about America’s future?
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris face off again in the second round of debates. Here are other political dynamics and tension points to look for.
For half of the candidates, it may be their last chance to make an impression on the national debate stage. Here’s what could happen.
The 2020 Democrats reacted to the Mueller testimony, candidates tried out attacks before next week’s debates and Joe Biden received some good news.