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  1. Democrats to Union Members: The Economy Is Failing You U.S., August 21

    Bernie Sanders rolled out a plan for organized labor as more than a dozen Democratic candidates pitched themselves to workers in Iowa.

  2. Julián Castro Is in the Next Debate. That’s a Big Deal. Opinion, August 21

    This thing is still wide open.

  3. Julián Castro Is the 10th Candidate to Qualify for the Next Democratic Debate U.S., August 20

    Mr. Castro, the former housing secretary, met the polling and donor benchmarks needed to earn a spot onstage in Houston in September.

  4. What Does Campaign Rally Music Say About a Candidate? Interactive, August 19

    Presidential campaigns have a sound. We analyzed the playlists of 10 contenders to see how the songs aligned with the messages.

  5. Why Julián Castro’s Obama Moment Didn’t Last U.S., August 18

    As a young mayor, he was given a prime-time speaking spot at the 2012 Democratic Convention. He is still trying to get from that stage to a bigger one.

  6. ‘I Wasn’t Born a Front-Runner’: Julián Castro’s 2020 Strategy Video, August 18

    The former San Antonio mayor entered the presidential race in January and has had a tough time distinguishing himself from a crowded field of Democratic candidates. But Julián Castro is proving his strength is going head-to-head with his opponents.

  7. These Four Candidates Are Scrambling to Make the Cut for the Next Democratic Debate U.S., August 14

    Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to qualifying, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot onstage.

  8. 4 Days, 20 Democrats. Who Won the Iowa State Fair? Interactive, August 13

    We followed presidential hopefuls around the Iowa State Fair and rated them on a corn dog scale.

  9. Four Democratic Candidates Call on Walmart to Stop Selling Guns U.S., August 9

    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.

  10. Trump’s Opponents Want to Name His Big Donors. His Supporters Say It’s Harassment. U.S., August 8

    Calling out campaign donors isn’t a new political tactic, but the question of how much should be publicly disclosed about them has been an issue repeatedly raised by Republicans in recent years.

  11. Trump’s Opponents Want to Name His Big Donors. His Supporters Say It’s Harassment. U.S., August 8

    Calling out campaign donors isn’t a new political tactic, but the question of how much should be publicly disclosed about them has been an issue repeatedly raised by Republicans in recent years.

  12. Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too U.S., August 3

    After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this past week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack.

  13. How Democrats Will Attack Trump on the Economy Business, August 1

    Unemployment is low and growth is solid, but the president’s 2020 rivals are challenging the Trump economic record on several fronts.

  14. Highlights From Night 2 of the July Democratic Debates Video, August 1

    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.

  15. Julián Castro Says Joe Biden Hasn’t ‘Learned the Lessons of the Past’ U.S., July 31

    Mr. Castro used a question on immigration during the Democratic debate to mount an attack that others in the race have used to great success.

  16. Biden Under Fire From All Sides as Rivals Attack His Record U.S., July 31

    Mr. Biden, the front-runner, was confronted over his record on health care and criminal justice, and this time not just from Kamala Harris.

  17. Live Analysis: The July Democratic Debates, Night 2 Interactive, July 31

    Follow the Democratic presidential debate with our reporters in real time.

  18. Some Democrats Want to Decriminalize Illegal Border Crossings. Would It Work? U.S., July 31

    It’s the latest topic in the debate over immigration: Should it be a crime to cross the United States border without authorization?

  19. 5 Highlights From Night 2 of Democratic Debates U.S., July 31

    The candidates along the wings went hard after the night’s leading candidates, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

  20. What to Watch for in Tuesday’s CNN Democratic Debate U.S., July 30

    Everything you need to know about the presidential primary debate in Detroit.

  21. Where Did It Go Wrong for Beto? Opinion, July 30

    A national campaign has exposed each and every one of his weaknesses. Is there any chance of a comeback?

  22. The Democrats Should Stop Doing Trump’s Work for Him Opinion, July 30

    Yes, the two-night, 20-candidate format is ludicrous, but can we please have a reasonable debate about America’s future?

  23. The Democratic Debate Lineups Might Lead to Fireworks U.S., July 29

    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.

  24. There Is Nothing Wrong With Julián Castro’s Spanish Opinion, July 27

    Prejudice against Latino Spanish-speakers is the real problem.