Tag: Warren, Elizabeth

5 Things We Learned Interviewing 2020 Democrats (Again)

The first time we interviewed the Democratic presidential candidates, late last spring, we had a pile of yes-or-no, either-or policy questions to ask, many of them representing litmus-test issues at the heart of Democratic politics: single-payer health care and foreign wars, wealth concentration and tech regulation. Our second round of interviews was different. For starters, we […]

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Sanders Seizes Lead in Volatile Iowa Race, Times Poll Finds

DES MOINES — Senator Bernie Sanders has opened up a lead in Iowa just over a week before the Democratic caucuses, consolidating support from liberals and benefiting from divisions among more moderate presidential candidates who are clustered behind him, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll of likely caucusgoers. Mr. Sanders has gained six […]

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She’s the Next President. Wait, Did You Read That Right?

It was a blip of a moment during the Democratic debate last week, one perhaps overshadowed by a long discussion of the prospect of a female president. Responding to a question about climate change, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts said, “I will do everything a president can do all by herself on the first day.” […]

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Latest Polls: 4 Reasons Anything Could Happen in Iowa

Welcome to Poll Watch, our weekly look at polling data and survey research on the candidates, voters and issues that will shape the 2020 election. The Iowa presidential caucuses are usually a nail-biter. But with a sardine-packed field of Democratic candidates and the Senate’s impeachment trial cluttering some of their schedules, clarity this year is […]

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A Major Fear for Democrats: Will the Party Come Together by November?

FORT DODGE, Iowa — Democrats have always represented a cacophonous array of individuals and interests, but the so-called big tent is now stretching over a constituency so unwieldy that it’s easy to understand why voters remain torn this close to Iowa, where no clear front-runner has emerged. The party’s voters are splintered across generational, racial […]

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The Swing Issue That Could Win a Swing State

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:Via Apple Podcasts | Via Spotify | Via Stitcher Three Rust Belt swing states are critical to winning the presidency this year — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, there is one issue that could be decisive: fracking natural gas. Opposition to fracking could be fatal […]

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The Argument x The Choice

This article is part of David Leonhardt’s newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. First: House Democrats had another good day at the impeachment trial yesterday. They made a calm, clear case about how President Trump has undermined the national interest. Justin Amash, an independent member of Congress (and former Republican) […]

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Stuck in the Senate as Their 2020 Rivals Have Iowa to Themselves

WASHINGTON — Hours into the first long night of President Trump’s impeachment trial on Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont kept checking his watch. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts sipped hot water — one of two drinks allowed in the chamber — to warm up. Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota jotted down notes. And Senator […]

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Why Endorse Two Candidates?

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | RadioPublic | Stitcher Which 2020 Democratic contender would be the best nominee to take on President Trump? This year, the Times’s editorial board — a group of opinion journalists and editors separate from The Times’s op-ed columnists […]

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Stop Comparing Bernie to Trump. It’s Ridiculous.

Bernie Sanders is surging. What has changed? It cannot be the candidate, because, rightly or wrongly, voters perceive Mr. Sanders as always being his same sincere, authentic self. One thought is that, given how the Democratic field has narrowed, he might in the end be the man to beat President Trump, since he appeals to […]

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‘You Picked Two!’: Parsing the Klobuchar-Warren Endorsement

To the Editor: Re “Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren Are Democrats’ Top Choices for President” (editorial, Jan. 20): As a potential Democratic primary voter, I don’t have the luxury of the two-choice option settled on by The Times. As the editorial predicted, there will be “those dissatisfied” with The Times’s decision. I’m in that category. […]

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3 Organizers for 3 Candidates, Under One Roof: This Is Campaigning in Iowa

RICEVILLE, Iowa — Charles Uffelman, a bearded and burly Tennessean who is working in Iowa for Elizabeth Warren, stirred gravy on a stovetop while biscuits rose in the oven. Jared Sherman, a Pete Buttigieg organizer in a checked lumberjack shirt, scrambled eggs. Bryan McNamara, a staff member for Joseph R. Biden Jr. who is fond […]

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New York Times Editorial Board Endorses Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren

The New York Times editorial board endorsed the two leading female candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination on Sunday, throwing its support behind Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. The board’s decision to back not one but two candidates is a significant break with convention, one meant to address […]

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The Big Ask of Black Voters: Trust the Government

DANVILLE, Va. — Ten minutes into a small community meeting between black farmers from Southern Virginia and regional campaign staff for Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, an aide took the floor. He was the only white person to speak in a room of older black voters seated in an old beauty salon. He stood, delivering […]

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Sanders and Warren Try to Tone Down Rift. Some of Their Supporters Seem Less Willing.

EXETER, N.H. — Senator Bernie Sanders had just finished addressing supporters here Saturday afternoon, reprising his stump speech standards about raising the minimum wage, addressing climate change and implementing universal health care when a voter raised her hand to ask about a topic he didn’t mention but which had increasingly loomed over the race. How […]

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Choosing a Democratic Candidate to Challenge Trump

Episode 25: ‘The Endorsement’ A Special Collaboration With The Times’s Editorial Board Watch the full episode on FX, Hulu, and in these areas outside the U.S. Producer/Director John Pappas Between coffee-shop chats in Iowa and stump speeches in New Hampshire, candidates for the Democratic nomination for president visited The New York Times last month for […]

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Could Bernie Sanders Win It All?

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | RadioPublic | Stitcher Has Bernie Sanders been woefully underestimated? This week on “The Argument,” the columnists discuss his rise in 2020 polling, his spat with his rival progressive Elizabeth Warren and whether Sanders has been given short […]

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