Kamala Harris has the home-state advantage, but the other Democratic presidential hopefuls are not ceding the state.
At a forum for presidential candidates, “everyone counts” sounded like both a moral and an electoral imperative.
Presidential candidates come with a message — and a playlist. We look at how music helps set the tone.
Democratic candidates are pushing ideas that were considered radical just a few years ago. But the American public has changed its views, too.
Presidential campaigns have a sound. We analyzed the playlists of 10 contenders to see how the songs aligned with the messages.
There’s no good way to know which Democrat will do best in the general election.
Money isn’t everything. But it does keep the lights on, and it explains why this Democratic field looks the way it does today.
Even as she demonstrates why she is a leading presidential candidate, Ms. Warren is facing persistent questions and doubts about whether she would be able to defeat President Trump.
We followed presidential hopefuls around the Iowa State Fair and rated them on a corn dog scale.
After months of putting the state on the back-burner, Ms. Harris has stepped up her presence in Iowa, spending more days there in recent weeks than she did through June.
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.
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We surveyed the leading candidates on how they would deal with the nuclear threat from Kim Jong-un.
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Sanders and Warren dominated Night 1. Biden, Booker and Harris were the focus of Night 2. We’ll do it all again in September.
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One point of agreement for the presidential candidates: The nuclear deal needs to be restored.
His approach to both Medicare and the border.
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We analyzed the Democratic presidential candidates’ fund-raising to see how widespread their support was across the United States.
Readers assess Joe Biden’s performance, urge the lower-tier candidates to focus on Senate races and critique the sniping among the contenders.
Unemployment is low and growth is solid, but the president’s 2020 rivals are challenging the Trump economic record on several fronts.
With at least four candidates in strong contention for the nomination, the race is anyone’s to win.
Facing elimination in the next round, candidates sought to stand out by lashing out, and the network played up the drama.
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Defeating Trumpism means abandoning the politics of extremes.
And I find myself fretting that none of these Democrats can beat Donald Trump.
“In the end, the candidates came together around a unifying message: Click ‘like’ and subscribe!” Stephen Colbert said on Wednesday.
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.
Speaking on the second night of the Democratic debates in Detroit, Ms. Gabbard highlighted Ms. Harris’s record as a prosector in San Francisco and as attorney general of California.
Mr. Biden, the front-runner, was confronted over his record on health care and criminal justice, and this time not just from Kamala Harris.
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In a contentious exchange during the last round of Democratic debates, Ms. Harris confronted Mr. Biden about having worked with segregationists in the Senate and discussed her personal history with busing. Here’s a refresher.
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.
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren held their ground as several centrists tried to paint their message as unrealistic for America.
Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders formed an ideological tag team during the second round of Democratic presidential debates by embracing their liberal policy goals amid an intraparty fight with moderates over health care.
The real victor in the moderates-versus-progressives battle was the moderate who wasn’t there.
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As the Democratic senator emerges as a leading presidential contender, her vision for the country has remained difficult to define.
In an extended interview, the California senator explains why she thinks litmus-test questions aren’t helpful and how she is approaching this campaign.
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.
The Democratic candidate for president and the powerful House freshman are building on the Green New Deal with a plan to prioritize low-income communities.
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.
Ms. Harris is forging her own path on the health care issue, putting forth a plan for providing Medicare for all Americans that stops short of the complete overhaul Bernie Sanders has proposed.
Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg are among the presidential candidates earning approval from the government-reform group End Citizens United.
Mr. Biden’s halting performance at the June debate has stirred unease among some Democrats about his age, 76. They are looking for reassurance from his next debate on Wednesday.
As the next debates loom, the progressive wing of the party wants sweeping change. Many others just want to jettison the president.
The Democratic candidate wants relevant policy, not “a beautiful sonnet.” Is that enough for voters?