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  1. What Happened at the Democratic Debate? Jimmy Fallon Will Let You Know U.S., Today

    ‘The Tonight Show’ joins ‘The Daily Show’ and other late-night programming with more live coverage of a political event than in the past.

  2. Queens D.A. Primary Too Close to Call, as Cabán Narrowly Leads Katz New York, Yesterday

    A six-way race was down to two candidates, with absentee ballots likely to decide whether Tiffany Cabán or Melinda Katz wins the Democratic nomination.

  3. What Will Democrats Look for in Debates? Someone They Can Imagine Onstage With Trump U.S., Yesterday

    Four years after Donald J. Trump blew up the expectations for how a candidate is expected to behave in a debate, he will loom over the 20 Democrats who take the stage in Miami this week.

  4. How Trump Changed Presidential Debates Video, Yesterday

    One of the hallmarks of President Trump’s 2016 campaign was his norm-breaking debate style. These were the techniques he used.

  5. Debates Mark the Starting Line for the Media’s Race Through 2020 U.S., Yesterday

    Millions of Americans start paying attention once the candidates start sparring on national TV, which puts a spotlight on both cringe-worthy gaffes and successful zingers.

  6. ‘A 10-Person Debate Is a Mess’: Debate Advice for Democrats, From Republicans U.S., Yesterday

    Ted Cruz, Chris Christie and others from the crowded, chaotic 2016 Republican race offered tips to Democrats on surviving the debate stage.

  7. A Plea to NBC Opinion, Yesterday

    Debate moderators: You can do better.

  8. Primary Election in New York: A Six-Way Contest for Queens D.A. New York, Yesterday

    Tuesday: The election is the borough's first competitive district attorney's race in decades.

  9. New York Primary Elections: Who’s Running for Queens D.A. New York, Yesterday

    Tuesday: The election is the borough's first competitive district attorney's race in decades.

  10. Miami, Drowning and Scorching, Awaits Democrats for Debate U.S., June 24

    Activists wanted a Democratic debate focused entirely on climate change. They aren’t getting one, but in Miami this week, the issue will be inescapable.

  11. Jason Miller, Former Trump Aide, Loses Job After Nadler Tweetstorm U.S., June 24

    Mr. Miller called Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, “fat and nasty” for his treatment of Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, during a closed-door hearing last week.

  12. Trump Promised a Manufacturing Renaissance. What Happens in 2020 in Places That Lost Those Jobs? U.S., June 24

    Donald J. Trump carried several key states on a vow to end manufacturing job losses. That has not happened.

  13. ‘The Black Vote Is Not Monolithic’: 2020 Democrats Find Split Preferences in South Carolina U.S., June 22

    Though many African-Americans in South Carolina have favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. they are taking a hard look at several other candidates and considering all issues, not just race.

  14. Throw the Crooks Out Opinion, June 21

    Democrats and Republicans agree: Corruption ails the country.

  15. Jane Sanders and the Messy Demise of a Vermont College U.S., June 21

    The wife of Bernie Sanders had a bold plan to save Burlington College. Within six years, it was defunct, and federal prosecutors were on the case.

  16. A Race for Queens D.A., but Ocasio-Cortez, Warren and Sanders Loom New York, June 20

    The Democratic primary may show whether a progressive vision for criminal justice resonates in a borough with a law-and-order past.

  17. Does Iowa Deserve Its Outsized Influence? Opinion, June 19

    As politicians swarm the state, readers debate whether we should reconfigure the caucus and primary system.

  18. Give Joe a Break Opinion, June 19

    Talking about compromise is smart.

  19. Trump Is Changing the Shape of the Democratic Party, Too Opinion, June 19

    In reaction to his provocations, many white Democrats are seeing race relations in a new light.

  20. Trump’s Re-election Rally Podcasts, June 19

    The president opened his 2020 bid in Florida with a familiar message. We look at what the rally signals about the campaign ahead.

  21. Hope Hicks Declines to Answer Lawmakers’ Questions on Transition and White House U.S., June 19

    Behind closed doors, lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee pressed Ms. Hicks, one of Mr. Trump’s closest former aides, for nearly seven hours on Wednesday.

  22. Trump Is Betting That Anger Can Still Be Power Opinion, June 19

    Trump 2020 may sound a lot like Trump 2016, but this time around the fusion of president and party is complete.

  23. 2016 All Over Again U.S., June 18

    What many of those in Orlando really wanted to do was relive their historic victory.

  24. President Trump Attacks Familiar Foes at Orlando Rally Video, June 18

    President Trump began his re-election rally by hammering his rivals and heralding his perceived successes.

  25. The Evangelical, the ‘Pool Boy,’ the Comedian and Michael Cohen U.S., June 18

    Jerry Falwell Jr. defied expectations when he supported Donald J. Trump in 2016. Now details are emerging about behind-the-scenes maneuvering before the endorsement.

  26. How Democrats Can Win Back Rural Voters Opinion, June 18

    Readers offer suggestions about turning the party’s fortunes around in Middle America.

  27. Trump Orlando Rally: 2020 Re-election Bid Kicks Off U.S., June 18

    For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, the rally on Tuesday night presented an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015.

  28. Bronx Principal to Challenge Eliot Engel, Powerful House Democrat, From the Left U.S., June 18

    Jamaal Bowman will take on Mr. Engel, who heads the House Foreign Affairs Committee, with help from a group that backed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez last year.

  29. Michael Savage Has Doubts About Trump. His Conservative Radio Audience Does Not. U.S., June 18

    Michael Savage was one of the first radio hosts to endorse Mr. Trump. Now he thinks the president’s fans are too uncritical. But his listeners aren’t so sure.

  30. Stop Sneering at Bill de Blasio Opinion, June 17

    He shouldn’t run for president, but he’s been a good mayor.

  31. Reparations? Yes, but … Opinion, June 17

    Black voters’ complex views on slavery payments.

  32. Elizabeth Warren Is Completely Serious Magazine, June 17

    About income inequality. About corporate power. About corrupt politics. And about being America’s next president.

  33. Why Joe Biden Thinks He Can Ignore His Many Democratic Rivals U.S., June 17

    Mr. Biden is betting that his widespread name recognition and early poll results free him to focus on President Trump — and brush off his 22 Democratic opponents.

  34. Boost in Factory Jobs Under Trump Favors Sunny Frontiers Over Ailing Hubs Business, June 13

    The West and oil-rich areas have seen stronger gains than the industrial Midwest, which was hit hard by outsourcing and automation, a new analysis shows.

  35. Donald Trump Will Pick the Democratic Nominee Opinion, June 13

    He’s responsible for the bloat, tenor and dynamics of the party’s primary.

  36. Foreign Research on a Rival: Trump Would Take It Opinion, June 13

    Readers are appalled at the president’s willingness to accept dirt on an opponent from foreign governments.

  37. Death to the Meritocracy with Andrew Yang Opinion, June 13

    The 2020 contender talks Trump, jobs and higher education.

  38. The Corn Is as High as Donald Trump’s Tie Opinion, June 12

    Sleepy Joe versus insomniac Don.

  39. Hope Hicks Agrees to Interview With House Panel U.S., June 12

    The hearing will be the first time that an aide to President Trump has taken the witness stand in the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice.

  40. Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. in Its Own Russia Investigation U.S., June 12

    The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on behalf of the Trump campaign.

  41. Donald Trump Jr. Tells Senate Panel He Hasn’t Lied U.S., June 12

    Mr. Trump told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had been truthful in past testimony, as the House Intelligence Committee started its own Russia investigation.

  42. 23 Democrats Are Running for President. Do Any of Them Know What They’re Doing? Magazine, June 12

    How do you unite a fractious base and defeat President Trump? No one seems to know, but that isn’t stopping them from giving it a try.

  43. Take the Iowa Caucuses. Please. Opinion, June 11

    This is no way to pick a presidential nominee.

  44. Infowars Agrees to Part Ways With Pepe the Frog U.S., June 10

    Matt Furie, the creator of Pepe, sued to stop its use by the far-right website. Infowars agreed on Monday, paying a $15,000 settlement.

  45. The Untapped Power of Rural Voters Opinion, June 9

    They hold enormous potential for progressives.

  46. People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Stockpiling Power. U.S., June 9

    Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?

  47. 4 Disturbing Details You May Have Missed in the Mueller Report Opinion, June 7

    Some troubling-to-outright-damning episodes have been lost in the noise around its release.

  48. Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Technology, June 6

    Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections.

  49. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders: Two Liberals Aiming for the Same Target U.S., June 5

    As Ms. Warren emerges from Mr. Sanders’s shadow, the two standard-bearers of the progressive base find themselves competing for voters, and donors.

  50. When It Comes to the Senate, the Democrats Have Their Work Cut Out for Them Opinion, June 5

    Regaining control of the upper chamber may lie just outside the party’s grasp, but it is not out of reach.

  51. The Articles of Impeachment Against Donald J. Trump: A Draft Interactive, June 5

    We edited the articles against Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton, and came up with articles against President Trump.

  52. California Is Now an ‘Early Primary State.’ Democrats Are Grappling With How to Compete. U.S., June 2

    After years of voting late in the presidential nominating process, most California Democrats can start casting ballots by mail in February as Iowans head to their caucuses.

  53. Trump to Kick Off His Re-Election Campaign on June 18 in Orlando U.S., May 31

    The announcement will come a little over four years after he declared his presidential bid at Trump Tower in Manhattan.

  54. Trump to Kick Off His Re-election Campaign on June 18 in Orlando U.S., May 31

    The announcement will come a little over four years after he declared his presidential bid at Trump Tower in Manhattan.

  55. John McCain and Trump’s Narcissism: A Clash at Sea Opinion, May 30

    The White House coddles the president, even by disparaging a warship, its crew and a Navy hero.

  56. Answers to Readers’ Questions on Our Coverage of the Russia Investigation Reader Center, May 30

    Our deputy managing editor who oversees The Times’s investigative and enterprise journalism answers readers’ questions on our coverage of the Mueller report.

  57. Four Years After Beau Biden’s Death, His Father Bonds With Voters in Pain U.S., May 30

    As Joe Biden runs for president, there is evidence that his family tragedies have helped him form connections with voters grappling with their own grief.

  58. Hillary Clinton, in Graduation Speech, Calls for Renewed Focus on Russian Interference U.S., May 29

    Speaking at Hunter College commencement in New York City, Mrs. Clinton urged Americans to confront Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

  59. Serve Thy Country Opinion, May 29

    And address intergenerational injustice at the same time.

  60. With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race U.S., May 27

    The competitive lanes are set as candidates vie for black voters, women, younger voters — but they are fluid. One thing seems sure: Joseph R. Biden’s lead will be tested.