Tag: Gabbard, Tulsi (1981- )

Tulsi Gabbard Lashes Back at Hillary Clinton After Claim of Russian Influence

Hillary Clinton waded into the Democratic primary on Friday by suggesting that Russia was “grooming” Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii as a third-party candidate for president. In response, Ms. Gabbard lashed out late in the afternoon with an extraordinary series of tweets in which she called Mrs. Clinton “the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, […]

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Kurds in Syria Were Sold Out by President Trump, 2020 Democrats Say

It was an unusual juxtaposition for Democrats — calling a Republican president weak militarily. That’s how the contenders for the party’s nomination framed the recent withdrawal of American troops from northern Syria under President Trump, who they said during Tuesday night’s debate had created turmoil with his impulsive foreign policy decision making. “It’s been the […]

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Why Are Democrats Jilting G.O.P. Voters Who Want to Like Them?

Under President Trump, a small slice of America’s electorate seeks a reason to call the Democratic Party home for the very first time. But without adequate hospitality to welcome them, they will disappear quickly. With a few exceptions on particular policies, the Democratic presidential field neglects abundant pools of potential Democrat converts, leaving persuadable audiences […]

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Democratic Debate Preview: The ‘On Politics’ Guide

Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox. Tonight, I’m writing to you from Columbus, Ohio, where The New York Times has descended in force for the biggest presidential primary debate in history. This one is particularly exciting for those of us at the paper, since The Times is co-hosting the debate with […]

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What, Exactly, Is Tulsi Gabbard Up To?

WASHINGTON — Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s former chief strategist, is impressed with her political talent. Richard B. Spencer, the white nationalist leader, says he could vote for her. Former Representative Ron Paul praises her “libertarian instincts,” while Franklin Graham, the influential evangelist, finds her “refreshing.” And far-right conspiracy theorists like Mike Cernovich sees a […]

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Impeachment, Polls and Debates: This Week in the 2020 Race

What a year this week has been. Overwhelmed? We cannot blame you, but we are here to help. If you are looking for an overview of the allegations against President Trump and the status of the House’s impeachment inquiry, you can find that here and here. We will be focusing on the implications for the […]

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Tulsi Gabbard Qualifies for Next Debate, Bringing Lineup to 12

Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii became the 12th Democratic presidential candidate to qualify for the October debate after a poll released on Tuesday showed her with 2 percent support in New Hampshire. In order to earn a spot on the stage in Ohio next month, candidates must procure donations from 130,000 people and earn at […]

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2020 Democrats Gather for L.G.B.T. Forum

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Ten presidential candidates will gather on Friday night for a forum exclusively focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues, marking the first extended public discussion of their plans on the topic in the 2020 Democratic primary race. Issues of L.G.B.T.Q. equality went largely unmentioned in the Democratic debates so far […]

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As Debate Deadline Nears, Democratic Candidates Scramble to Make the Cut

With the deadline to qualify for the next Democratic presidential debates looming just two weeks away, candidates on the bubble are mounting some of their final offensives, urgently seeking supporters who can help them make the cut. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has poured more than $1 million into advertising in Iowa and New […]

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Democrats’ 2020 Problem: How to Be Tougher on Trade Than Trump

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s escalating economic war with China highlights a challenge for Democrats hoping to unseat him in 2020: They’ll have a hard time being tougher on trade than he is. For years, Democrats in Congress have been warning that China is an economic aggressor bent on undermining American industry. They have denounced the […]

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Tulsi Gabbard Thinks We’re Doomed

STANDING ROCK, N.D. — Tulsi Gabbard is running for president of a country that she believes has wrought horror on the world, and she wants its citizens to remember that. She is from Hawaii, and she spends each morning surfing. But that is not what she talks about in this unlikely campaign. She talks about […]

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What to Watch For in Tonight’s Democratic Debate

You can watch it on CNN, CNN en Español and CNN International. It will also be available on streaming services. The debate is taking place in Detroit. Who won last night’s debate? Want just the highlights? The 10 Democratic candidates will have 60-second opening statements followed by 60 seconds to answer questions from the CNN […]

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Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic Presidential Candidate, Sues Google for $50 Million

Representative Tulsi Gabbard, the long-shot presidential candidate from Hawaii, said in a federal lawsuit that Google infringed on her free speech when it briefly suspended her campaign’s advertising account after the first Democratic debate in June. The lawsuit, filed on Thursday in a federal court in Los Angeles, is believed to be the first time […]

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Who Still Calls it a ‘Glass Ceiling?’ Not the 6 Women Running for President

Kamala Harris is prepared to “break things.” Elizabeth Warren said she would “persist.” Amy Klobuchar has challenged voters to discount women “at your own peril,” while Tulsi Gabbard insisted that a presidential race with six women is not an anomaly but “what an election should look like.” The women running for president are promising many […]

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Live Updates Ahead of Tonight’s First Democratic Debate

Here’s what you need to know: ImageThe stage being set up for the first Democratic presidential debate in Miami.CreditDoug Mills/The New York Times The candidates on stage tonight: Bill de Blasio, Tim Ryan, Julián Castro, Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee and John Delaney. Who needs the biggest boost? […]

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The 6 Women Running for President Have Answers

You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. “The opportunities for the next president are enormous. We can show worldwide leadership.” — Senator Elizabeth Warren, on whether it’s possible for the next president to help […]

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