Tag: New York Times

Elizabeth Warren Won’t Say the Word ‘Taxes’ When She Talks About Medicare for All

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Sen. Elizabeth Warren was knocked back on her heels for the first time in months during Tuesday’s debate, struggling to parry questions on whether Medicare for All would increase middle-class taxes as her primary opponents piled on. Warren (D-Mass.) repeatedly refused to […]

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Who Is Marc Lacey? Meet the Times Editor Moderating the Democratic Debate

ImageCreditBrittainy Newman/The New York Times BEHIND THE BYLINE Oct. 14, 2019 The Reader Center has started an interview series, Behind the Byline, to introduce you to Times journalists. Is there a reporter, photographer or editor whom you would like to get to know? Tell us in the form below. Over his 20 years at The […]

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Gov. Cuomo Comes for the New York Times, Drops N-Word While Defending Italian-Americans

In the latest installment of white people whitepeopling, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a very stupid thing. Less than 24 hours after riding for Italian-Americans by announcing his intention to erect a statue honoring Mother Cabrini, the patron saint of immigrants and the first naturalized American citizen to be canonized—all while undermining New York […]

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Get to Know the Politics Reporters Covering the 2020 Election for The Times

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Over the past year, The Times’s Politics desk has been gearing up for the 2020 election — adding more reporters, chasing candidates around the country and covering the issues on voters’ minds. To introduce readers […]

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Extinction Rebellion Takes Aim at Fashion

ImageExtinction Rebellion protesters carrying a casket during the mock funeral for fashion last month.CreditAlexander Coggin for The New York Times LONDON — Last month, on the final day of London Fashion Week, hundreds of black-clad demonstrators gathered in Trafalgar Square to embark on what they called “a funeral march for fashion.” Gathering behind a band […]

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Bob Woodward Is Criticized for ‘She Said’ Interview

During a career spanning nearly five decades, Bob Woodward has interviewed several presidents, dozens of cabinet officials and, most famously, W. Mark Felt, an associate F.B.I. director who helped him piece together the narrative that led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon. But Mr. Woodward, a longtime Washington Post reporter who is an […]

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Next Democratic Debate Will Have 12 Candidates Onstage, the Most Ever

It’s official: Biggest. Debate. Ever. The next Democratic presidential primary debate, on Oct. 15 in Westerville, Ohio, will feature a Brobdingnagian lineup of a dozen candidates onstage at once, party officials said on Wednesday. Never before have so many presidential candidates shared a single stage in a primary debate, according to political historians who keep […]

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Me and My Whistle-Blower

One sunny Wednesday in February, a gangly man in a sports jacket and a partly unbuttoned paisley shirt walked into the Los Angeles field office of the F.B.I. At the reception desk, he gave his name — Val Broeksmit — and began to pace anxiously in the lobby. Mr. Broeksmit couldn’t believe he was voluntarily […]

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12 Democratic Candidates to Debate on a Single Stage in Ohio, Party Says

The Democratic field is shrinking. But the number of candidates on the debate stage is about to grow. At least 12 presidential hopefuls are expected to appear together on a single night at next month’s televised debate in Ohio, Democratic officials said on Friday, contrary to recent speculation that the event might be spread across […]

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Why The Times Published Details of the Whistle-Blower’s Identity

On Thursday, The Times published exclusive details about the identity of the whistle-blower whose claims led Democrats to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Trump this week. (The article reported that the whistle-blower is a C.I.A. officer who was previously detailed to work at the White House and had expertise on Ukraine.) Many readers, including […]

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It’s a Fact: Mistakes Are Embarrassing the Publishing Industry

In an era plagued by deep fakes and online disinformation campaigns, we still tend to trust what we read in books. But should we? In the past year alone, errors in books by several high-profile authors — including Naomi Wolf, the former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson, the historian Jared Diamond, the behavioral […]

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Ayanna Pressley to Introduce Impeachment Inquiry of Brett Kavanaugh

Photo: Mary Schwalm (AP Photo) Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley plans on introducing a House resolution Tuesday calling for an impeachment inquiry of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who recently became the subject of another sexual misconduct allegation. “Sexual predators do not deserve a seat on the nation’s highest court and Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process set […]

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Answers to Reader Questions on Our Brett Kavanaugh Essay

The New York Times published an essay in this weekend’s Sunday Review about the culture at Yale when Brett M. Kavanaugh, who now sits on the Supreme Court, was an undergraduate in the 1980s. The piece, which contained a third allegation of sexual misconduct against Justice Kavanaugh, led to questions from readers regarding the reporting […]

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Revisiting Andrew Yang

ImageAndrew Yang beat out some more experienced politicians for a spot on Thursday night’s debate stage. Ruth Fremson/The New York TimesCreditRuth Fremson/The New York Times Early last year, Kevin Roose wrote an article about Andrew Yang’s entry into the 2020 presidential campaign. At the time, Yang’s candidacy was quixotic — he was not well known […]

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14 Million Watched Democrats Debate in Houston

More than 14 million people tuned in Thursday for the clash of 10 presidential candidates in Houston on ABC News and Univision, the second-largest audience to date for a Democratic primary debate. Only the NBC News debate in June, which drew 18.1 million viewers on its second night, outranked it. And total viewership on Thursday […]

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What People Say About the Economy Can Set Off a Recession

When will the next recession arrive? Economists are evaluating such factors as President Trump’s endlessly shifting tariff policy, the monetary policy of the Federal Reserve and other central banks, and such “leading indicators” as the yields in the bond market. It is good to look at these things. They provide insights about the state of […]

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What Christine Blasey Ford Said

It has only been one year since Christine Blasey Ford appeared on Capitol Hill and for a time was the focal point of national attention, as one of the newly visible faces of the #MeToo movement. But just weeks before that, Ford couldn’t get a Washington Post reporter to call her back on her tip […]

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Previously Unknown Sources Come Forward in a New Book About Harvey Weinstein

Two years before the allegations of sexual harassment and abuse against Harvey Weinstein became public, his own brother and business partner, Bob Weinstein, confronted him, pleading with him to get medical treatment for what he described as many years of “misbehavior.” “You have brought shame to the family and your company through your misbehavior,” Bob […]

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