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Kirsten Gillibrand, New York Senator, Joins Democratic Race for President

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, an outspoken advocate for women’s causes and electing more women to office, is entering the 2020 race for the White House herself, becoming the latest candidate to join what is expected to be a crowded Democratic primary to take on President Trump. In an appearance Tuesday on the “Late Show With Stephen […]

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The 2020 Field Is Growing. Some Waistlines Are Shrinking.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] CONCORD, N.H. — Senator Cory Booker’s visit to a house party in New Hampshire last month had many hallmarks of a campaign visit. He mingled with guests. He posed for photos. He gave a speech. He stood for more […]

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Gillibrand Hires New Aide, Signaling Presidential Run Is Imminent

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has hired a communications director for an expected presidential campaign, a sign that she is all but certain to join the race against President Trump and that her entry may be imminent. Ms. Gillibrand has recruited Meredith Kelly, formerly the top spokeswoman at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, as […]

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Four Key Senators Shift 2020 Presidential Planning Into High Gear

Senator Kamala Harris of California is eyeing Baltimore or Atlanta as a possible base of operations for her likely 2020 presidential bid and is close to bringing on a top aide to run her campaign. Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator, has completed a detailed review of her writings and political record to identify potential vulnerabilities, […]

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Potent Weapon or Poison Pill? Super PACs Pose Quandary for 2020 Democrats

It is one of the most potent and feared weapons in the arsenal of modern American politics: the super PAC. But as three dozen Democrats ponder presidential runs in 2020 and begin to design their campaign infrastructures, some leading names beyond Senator Bernie Sanders are expected to forgo or disavow super PACs — and with […]

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Democrats Have Two Paths for 2020: Daring or Defensive. Can They Settle on Either?

WASHINGTON — For Democrats, the victories, near wins and stinging losses on Tuesday have intensified a debate in the party about how to retake the White House, with moderates arguing they must find a candidate who can appeal to President Trump’s supporters and historically Republican suburbanites, and progressives claiming they need someone with the raw […]

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Fresh Off Re-Election, Gillibrand Says She Is Giving ‘Long, Hard Thought’ to 2020 Run

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Thursday gave her strongest public indication yet that she was contemplating a run for president in 2020, telling the late-night show host Stephen Colbert she would “give it a long, hard thought of consideration.” “I’ve seen the hatred and the division that President Trump has put out into our country, and […]

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Gillibrand’s (Lack of) Spending in 2018 Offers Hints of 2020

CONCORD, N.H. — The last time that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was on the ballot for re-election, she poured $8 million into a summer television-advertising spree en route to a landslide victory. This year, she has invested zero dollars on television and has spent only a fraction of what she did in 2012. Ms. Gillibrand, a […]

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What Happens When Multiple Women Run for President? Democrats Are Starting to Find Out

CONCORD, N.H. — Three prominent female Democrats all but openly began running for president this week, taking their most active steps yet to challenge President Trump and claim leadership of a movement of moderate and liberal women that has come to define their party during the 2018 elections. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York campaigned […]

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Personal Loyalty. Political Whispers. And Edie Falco.

Mr. White leaned on an interview she had done with Mr. Grondahl, as well as a public television documentary that provided the only video clip he could find of her. From that, he built the rip-roaring, sometimes heartbroken character whom Ms. Falco inhabits — disappointed by the men around her, who both lack loyalty and […]

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