Tag: Buttigieg, Pete (1982- )

Sanders Seizes Lead in Volatile Iowa Race, Times Poll Finds

DES MOINES — Senator Bernie Sanders has opened up a lead in Iowa just over a week before the Democratic caucuses, consolidating support from liberals and benefiting from divisions among more moderate presidential candidates who are clustered behind him, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll of likely caucusgoers. Mr. Sanders has gained six […]

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Latest Polls: 4 Reasons Anything Could Happen in Iowa

Welcome to Poll Watch, our weekly look at polling data and survey research on the candidates, voters and issues that will shape the 2020 election. The Iowa presidential caucuses are usually a nail-biter. But with a sardine-packed field of Democratic candidates and the Senate’s impeachment trial cluttering some of their schedules, clarity this year is […]

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The Darkness Where the Future Should Be

William Gibson, the writer who coined the term “cyberspace” and whose novel “Neuromancer” heavily influenced “The Matrix,” has spent a lifetime imagining surreal and noirish possibilities for human development. But Donald Trump’s victory threw him off balance. “I think it took me about three months to come out of the shock of his actually having […]

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Stuck in the Senate as Their 2020 Rivals Have Iowa to Themselves

WASHINGTON — Hours into the first long night of President Trump’s impeachment trial on Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont kept checking his watch. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts sipped hot water — one of two drinks allowed in the chamber — to warm up. Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota jotted down notes. And Senator […]

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Pete Buttigieg Traverses Iowa, Trying to Channel Obama and Sway the Undecided

BURLINGTON, Iowa — With less than two weeks to go, Pete Buttigieg has a strategy to make up lost ground before the Iowa caucuses, one with echoes of the last Democratic president who carried the state by campaigning everywhere with a promise to mend divisions. “Now is the season for us to bring hope back […]

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‘You Picked Two!’: Parsing the Klobuchar-Warren Endorsement

To the Editor: Re “Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren Are Democrats’ Top Choices for President” (editorial, Jan. 20): As a potential Democratic primary voter, I don’t have the luxury of the two-choice option settled on by The Times. As the editorial predicted, there will be “those dissatisfied” with The Times’s decision. I’m in that category. […]

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3 Organizers for 3 Candidates, Under One Roof: This Is Campaigning in Iowa

RICEVILLE, Iowa — Charles Uffelman, a bearded and burly Tennessean who is working in Iowa for Elizabeth Warren, stirred gravy on a stovetop while biscuits rose in the oven. Jared Sherman, a Pete Buttigieg organizer in a checked lumberjack shirt, scrambled eggs. Bryan McNamara, a staff member for Joseph R. Biden Jr. who is fond […]

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Democratic Candidates Celebrate Dr. King’s Legacy at South Carolina Events

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Several Democratic presidential candidates, hoping to chip away at former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s support in South Carolina, gathered in the state capital on Monday morning to make remarks honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and take part in an annual holiday march and rally that had election-year […]

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New York Times Editorial Board Endorses Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren

The New York Times editorial board endorsed the two leading female candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination on Sunday, throwing its support behind Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. The board’s decision to back not one but two candidates is a significant break with convention, one meant to address […]

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The Big Ask of Black Voters: Trust the Government

DANVILLE, Va. — Ten minutes into a small community meeting between black farmers from Southern Virginia and regional campaign staff for Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, an aide took the floor. He was the only white person to speak in a room of older black voters seated in an old beauty salon. He stood, delivering […]

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Choosing a Democratic Candidate to Challenge Trump

Episode 25: ‘The Endorsement’ A Special Collaboration With The Times’s Editorial Board Watch the full episode on FX, Hulu, and in these areas outside the U.S. Producer/Director John Pappas Between coffee-shop chats in Iowa and stump speeches in New Hampshire, candidates for the Democratic nomination for president visited The New York Times last month for […]

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