Tag: Klobuchar, Amy

The Other Candidates Are Coming for Warren

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | RadioPublic | Stitcher Under attack from her Democratic rivals, can Elizabeth Warren hold on to her new front-runner status in the 2020 presidential primary? This week on “The Argument,” the columnists discuss the fallout from the fourth […]

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Two-Person Race? Moderates, and Bernie Sanders, Say Not So Fast

COLUMBUS, Ohio — For months, the Democratic presidential race has seemed to move inexorably toward a confrontation between former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. As Ms. Warren gathered financial support and strength in the polls, Mr. Biden steadily slid on both fronts while the rest of the Democratic […]

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It Was the Best of Warren. It Was the Worst of Warren.

If you had any question before Tuesday night’s debate about which Democratic presidential candidate is effectively the front-runner, the first half-hour answered it. Pete Buttigieg went after Elizabeth Warren, wondering why she was so intent on abolishing private health insurance and suggesting that her stance would dangerously intensify political polarization in America. Amy Klobuchar went […]

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A Night for the Not-Bidens

The ridiculous number of candidates on the Democratic stage last night created a fundamentally misleading aural and visual impression. Watching without access to polling data, you might have imagined that this was some sort of wild careening mess of a primary race, when really it’s remarkably consolidated. There is a Joe Biden constituency that seems […]

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Democratic Debate Like a Nightclub on a Tuesday, Trevor Noah Says

Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. If you’re interested in hearing from The Times regularly about great TV, sign up for our Watching newsletter and get recommendations straight to your inbox. ‘Like a Nightclub on […]

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Warren Comes Under Fire on Funding for Health Care Plan

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, an emerging front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, battled sustained criticism from her Democratic rivals over her position on health care in a debate on Tuesday night, squeezed by a combination of moderate and progressive opponents who pressed her to describe in plain terms how she would […]

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Amy Klobuchar Goes After Elizabeth Warren in Debate

Senator Amy Klobuchar confronted Senator Elizabeth Warren over her health care plan and taxes in Tuesday night’s Democratic debate in Westerville, Ohio. In the first exchange, Ms. Warren, who is from Massachusetts, was asked repeatedly how she would pay for “Medicare for All” and insisted that costs would not increase for middle-class Americans. But she […]

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Debate Night: What I’ll Be Watching For

This article is part of David Leonhardt’s newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. Tonight, 12 Democratic candidates will be debating near Columbus, Ohio. Here’s what I’ll be looking for from the seven candidates with the best chances of winning the nomination: Elizabeth Warren. Swing voters exist, and they are likely […]

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2020 Democrats Go All In on Iowa

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa — Iowa’s presidential caucuses disenfranchise huge blocs of voters. The state is 91 percent white. It is not easy to get to, or get around in. But to a greater degree than in recent campaigns, this unrepresentative and idiosyncratic state is proving that it is the only electoral battleground that matters for […]

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The Third Democratic Debate

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher Just 10 candidates qualified for the stage in Houston, but that didn’t change some recurring themes: Joe Biden was again the target of fierce scrutiny, and health care was a central point of contention. But what […]

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Up, Up, Up With Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren didn’t have her best debate on Thursday night, nor was she the most poetic or passionate candidate on that overcrowded stage. Beto O’Rourke, describing the toll of gun violence, forged a moment more poignant than any of hers. Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker had better one-liners. Pete Buttigieg’s beautifully shaped final answer put […]

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Tonight’s Democratic Debate: Live Updates From Houston

How to watch: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern on ABC, Univision and on streaming services. Moderators: The debate will be hosted by George Stephanopoulos, David Muir, Linsey Davis and Jorge Ramos. Candidates: Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Kamala Harris, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the entrepreneur Andrew […]

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Remember that Beer Test? It’s not enough. That’s why this election season, we bring you: Still Processing’s Rubric for Leadership and Democratic Excellence. ImageDemocratic candidates take the debate stage on July 31, 2019.CreditPaul Sancya/Associated Press Discussed this week: Astead Herndon, Jon Caramanica and Jon Pareles. “What Do Rally Playlists Say About the Candidates?” (The New […]

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Tonight’s Democratic Debate: What Time Is It and How to Watch

The debate is 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. in Houston, and you can watch it on ABC and Univision. It will also be available on streaming services. Ten Democratic candidates will debate: Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Kamala Harris, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the entrepreneur Andrew Yang, […]

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Amy Klobuchar Is Tired of Debate Questions About Other Candidates

WASHINGTON — Senator Amy Klobuchar keeps having to tell Democratic voters the things they can’t have: Medicare for all, free college, mandatory gun confiscation and decriminalizing all border crossings. In the first two Democratic debates, Ms. Klobuchar, a Minnesota moderate, refused both to embrace the party’s more liberal ideas or to draw an explicit contrast […]

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How the Next Democratic Debate Offers a New Start for Second-Tier Candidates

WASHINGTON — Senator Amy Klobuchar is going to spend nearly all her time and money on Iowa, visiting each of the state’s 99 counties with hopes that old-fashioned retail politics can inject new life into her campaign there. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who has not matched his prolific fund-raising with significant growth in the polls, is […]

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Presidential Candidates Flock to New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention

Image<img alt="Supporters of Democratic presidential hopefuls atthe New Hampshire Democratic Party State Convention, in Manchester, N.H.” class=”css-1m50asq” src=”https://static01.nyt.com/images/2019/09/08/us/08dems-print1-sub/merlin_160348857_2c55decc-c290-4a32-bcf6-4d82c7425f10-articleLarge.jpg?quality=75&auto=webp&disable=upscale” srcset=”https://static01.nyt.com/images/2019/09/08/us/08dems-print1-sub/merlin_160348857_2c55decc-c290-4a32-bcf6-4d82c7425f10-articleLarge.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp 600w,https://static01.nyt.com/images/2019/09/08/us/08dems-print1-sub/merlin_160348857_2c55decc-c290-4a32-bcf6-4d82c7425f10-jumbo.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp 1024w,https://static01.nyt.com/images/2019/09/08/us/08dems-print1-sub/merlin_160348857_2c55decc-c290-4a32-bcf6-4d82c7425f10-superJumbo.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp 2048w” sizes=”((min-width: 600px) and (max-width: 1004px)) 84vw, (min-width: 1005px) 60vw, 100vw” itemprop=”url” itemid=”https://static01.nyt.com/images/2019/09/08/us/08dems-print1-sub/merlin_160348857_2c55decc-c290-4a32-bcf6-4d82c7425f10-articleLarge.jpg?quality=75&auto=webp&disable=upscale”>Supporters of Democratic presidential hopefuls atthe New Hampshire Democratic Party State Convention, in Manchester, N.H.CreditElizabeth Frantz for The New York Times MANCHESTER, […]

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5 Takeaways From the Democrats’ Climate Town Hall

CNN hosted back-to-back town halls Wednesday on global warming.CreditHilary Swift for The New York Times Over a marathon seven hours on Wednesday, 10 of the Democratic presidential candidates participated in back-to-back CNN town hall events on climate change, fielding questions from audience members and several of the network’s top anchors. It was something of a […]

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Climate Town Hall: Harris Releases $10 Trillion Plan Ahead of Tonight’s Event

WASHINGTON — Senator Kamala Harris of California released an ambitious new climate change plan early Wednesday, calling for $10 trillion in spending over a decade to combat human-driven global warming and a new tax or fee on companies that emit greenhouse pollution. Ms. Harris unveiled her plan hours before a CNN town-hall-style event on global […]

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