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‘Who’s Taking Care of the Kids?’ Is Finally a Question for Dads on the Trail, Too

[Sign up for our politics newsletter, and we’ll send you an invite to our live chat on debate night.] Representative Eric Swalwell can rattle off the best places to pump breastmilk in an airport. Julián Castro broke from the campaign trail for the last day of preschool. And Gov. Steve Bullock postponed the announcement of […]

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The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player

Three months ago, Democratic Party leaders took a stand: Fox News, President Trump’s favorite channel, and a reliable soapbox for attacks on liberals, was barred from participating in the party’s 2020 presidential debates. The move would ice out the network derided by critics as “state TV” from influencing the outcome of the Democratic primary. Things […]

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Kirsten Gillibrand’s Fox News Town Hall: What to Watch For

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is the latest Democratic presidential hopeful to make a controversial pilgrimage in the primary race: headlining a Fox News town hall event. While some of her rivals for the nomination, like Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, have refused to appear on Fox News because they believe it vilifies Democrats, […]

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Democratic Party Will Impose Tougher Rules for Qualifying for Third Debate

The national Democratic Party will toughen the requirements for participating in the presidential primary debates this fall, a decision likely to prompt blowback from candidates struggling to gain a foothold in the crowded race. To qualify for the party’s third debate, scheduled for mid-September, candidates must attract donations from 130,000 individuals from at least 20 […]

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Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s presidential campaign on Wednesday introduced a proposal aimed at investing heavily in maternal and child health, adoption and in vitro fertilization, paid family leave and universal prekindergarten. The proposal, which Ms. Gillibrand called the “Family Bill of Rights,” continued her campaign’s focus on women and families. On Tuesday, she was among several […]

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