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  1. Why Is the Democratic Primary So White? Opinion, December 12

    And why are baby boomers still in charge?

  2. What Does This Country Demand of Black Women in Politics? U.S., December 8

    After Kamala Harris’s departure from the presidential race, the people who saw their own paths reflected in hers are thinking about what comes next.

  3. Democrats’ Baffling 2020 Mess Opinion, December 7

    Four white front-runners, three of them 70 or older. What is this primary telling us?

  4. As Candidates Jostle for Position, a Long Race May Become a Marathon U.S., December 7

    In a volatile primary with no true front-runner, Democrats face the prospect of a monthslong delegate battle that would also feature a lengthy public airing of the party’s ideological fissures.

  5. Kamala Harris Is Out: This Week in the 2020 Race U.S., December 7

    Steve Bullock and Joe Sestak also ended their campaigns, and Joe Biden had a tense exchange with a voter in Iowa.

  6. Why the ‘Wokest’ Candidates Are the Weakest Opinion, December 6

    If the fantasy that Democrats are all zealots were reality, the primary campaign would have turned out quite differently.

  7. What Happened to Kamala Harris? Opinion, December 5

    The rise and fall of a former top contender.

  8. Kamala Decamps, Iowa’s Still Crowded, Trump’s Still Trump Opinion, December 4

    For Democrats, it’s Des Moines for the holidays.

  9. What Kamala Harris’s Campaign Teaches Us Opinion, December 4

    It is worth exploring the election system in this country and who benefits from it.

  10. For Democrats, #DebatesSoWhite U.S., December 4

    The 2020 Democratic field was historically diverse. But the next debate won’t look like it.

  11. Why There Won’t Be a Black Woman Running for President Opinion, December 4

    Kamala Harris’s campaign had its flaws, but we can’t let liberal biases go unchecked.

  12. Kamala Harris Dropped Out. What’s Next? U.S., December 4

    Wednesday: California’s junior senator is out of the race. Also: More on PG&E’s role in causing the Camp fire.

  13. Where Kamala Harris Went Wrong Opinion, December 4

    It’s not just political marketing.

  14. Trevor Noah Detects Some Tension Between Trump and France’s President Arts, December 4

    At one point, Trump suggested he might send captured ISIS fighters to France — “the one gift that’s worse than a Peloton,” Noah said.

  15. Where Harris Went Wrong U.S., December 3

    Kamala Harris is out of the race. We diagnosed her messaging missteps with our colleague Astead W. Herndon.

  16. Did We Ever Know the Real Kamala Harris? Opinion, December 3

    She was crowned the perfect Democrat for 2020. Here’s what doomed her campaign.

  17. Kamala Harris Says She’s Still ‘in This Fight,’ but Out of the 2020 Race U.S., December 3

    The California senator broke barriers but ran out of money as she struggled in polls. Her abrupt announcement is perhaps the most surprising development to date in the 2020 race.

  18. How Kamala Harris’s Campaign Unraveled U.S., November 29

    Ms. Harris is the only 2020 Democrat who has fallen hard out of the top tier of candidates. She has proved to be an uneven campaigner who changes her message and tactics to little effect and has a staff torn into factions.

  19. Black Voters to Black Candidates: Representation Is Not Enough U.S., November 25

    Joe Biden leads with black voters, and Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are making better inroads with younger ones than Kamala Harris and Cory Booker. In interviews, voters rejected the idea that racial representation equated to change.

  20. Debate 5, and a Push for Black Voters: This Week in the 2020 Race U.S., November 23

    In the absence of a clear front-runner, some lower-polling candidates were able to break through — at least for one news cycle.

  21. Debate 5, and a Push for Black Voters: This Week in the 2020 Race U.S., November 23

    In the absence of a clear front-runner, some lower-polling candidates were able to break through — at least for one news cycle.

  22. What Does Oakland Think of Kamala Harris Now? U.S., November 22

    The California senator announced her presidential campaign here with a rally for tens of thousands. Her fans loved her debate performance. But some people wonder, “Where have you been?”

  23. Elizabeth Warren Makes Pitch to Black Women In Speech About Racial Inequities U.S., November 21

    In events across Atlanta, Ms. Warren, Bernie Sanders and others described how they would address the concerns and priorities of black voters.

  24. What Were the Most Memorable Moments From Last Night’s Debate? U.S., November 21

    For a Democratic debate that was without major fireworks, there were several memorable moments. Here are the lines that stood out.

  25. Debate Night: The ‘On Politics’ Breakdown U.S., November 21

    I thought Pete Buttigieg would have a target painted on his back. But no one really stopped him.

  26. Who Won the Democratic Debate? Campaign Experts Weighed In U.S., November 21

    Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker stood out at the fifth Democratic primary debate in Atlanta.

  27. Winners and Losers of the Democratic Debate Interactive, November 21

    Our columnists and contributors give their rankings.

  28. Watch Kamala Harris Criticize Politicians for Taking Black Women for Granted U.S., November 21

    At Wednesday’s debate, the California senator said politicians tend to overlook “the backbone of the Democratic Party.”

  29. Watch: Key Moments From November Democratic Debate Video, November 20

    Ten presidential candidates took the stage in Atlanta to discuss topics including impeachment, climate change and foreign policy. Also, there were some jokes.

  30. Tulsi Gabbard Criticizes Democrats in Democratic Debate, and Kamala Harris Fires Back U.S., November 20

    The two candidates reignited a rivalry that dates back to the debate in July.

  31. Which Candidates Got the Most Speaking Time in the Democratic Debate Interactive, November 20

    The candidates spent the most time touting their own electability and plans to beat President Trump.

  32. Analysis of the Nov. 20 Democratic Debate Interactive, November 20

    Our reporters are providing real-time analysis of tonight’s Democratic debate, with 10 presidential candidates on stage. Join us to follow along.

  33. 5 Takeaways From the November Democratic Debate U.S., November 20

    It was a mostly bloodless evening among the 10 candidates onstage, but there were some standout moments.

  34. What Do We Hear When Women Speak? U.S., November 20

    Four female moderators. Four female candidates. That’s more women on a presidential debate stage than ever before. So what will listeners hear?

  35. Tonight’s Democratic Debate: What to Watch For U.S., November 20

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

  36. What Happened to Kamala Harris? Podcasts, November 20

    We followed the candidate to South Carolina to understand how she went from top-tier, front-runner status to the middle of the pack.

  37. Next Democratic Debate: The Top Four vs. Everyone Else Interactive, November 19

    The debate stage is nearly identical to the one from October, minus two candidates — Beto O’Rourke has since dropped out and Julián Castro did not make the cut. See how similar or different the dynamics will be this time.

  38. Senate Republicans, Eyeing Election-Year Impeachment Trial, Wrestle With Timeline U.S., November 14

    Republicans are weighing whether to draw out the proceeding, hindering the presidential campaigns of several Senate Democrats, or seek a quicker resolution.

  39. Why Voters Don’t Seem Interested in Barrier-Breaking Candidates U.S., November 14

    Julián Castro and Kamala Harris are pitching themselves partially on being a ‘first,’ but neither is gaining traction.

  40. Our Schools Can’t Solve the Problems of Our Rigid Workweek Opinion, November 14

    Parents need better options for after-school care, but longer school days may not be the answer.