Tag: Warren, Elizabeth

How ‘Never Bernie’ Voters Threw In With Biden and Changed the Primary

Jane King, a financial investor from Boston who describes herself as progressive, began the presidential primary as an avowed supporter of Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. But as Ms. Warren’s candidacy seemed to fade early this year, Ms. King looked elsewhere. She considered Michael R. Bloomberg, Ms. Warren’s electoral nemesis. She thought about Pete Buttigieg, […]

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How It All Came Apart for Bernie Sanders

In mid-January, a few weeks before the Iowa caucuses, Senator Bernie Sanders’s pollster offered a stark prognosis for the campaign: Mr. Sanders was on track to finish strong in the first three nominating states, but Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s powerful support from older African-Americans could make him a resilient foe in South Carolina and beyond. […]

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Biden Running Mate? Party Leaders Favor Former Female Rivals

WASHINGTON — With former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. now holding an all but insurmountable lead over Senator Bernie Sanders in the presidential primary contest, many Democrats have shifted their attention to a favorite quadrennial parlor game: the vice-presidential search. Mr. Biden has shown his hand in a big and unusual way for a […]

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Progressive Ideas Remain Popular. Progressive Presidential Candidates Are Losing. Why?

This was supposed to be the presidential primary race in which the progressive wing of the Democratic Party put it all together. The left was coming for power, not only moral victories. One popular podcast promised that the party’s moderates would soon “bend the knee,” as working Americans flocked to a left-wing presidential agenda. But […]

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Joe Biden Says He Would Choose a Woman as His Running Mate. But Who?

Fresh off a string of resounding primary victories, Joseph R. Biden Jr. is now well ahead of Senator Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination — and curiosity about Mr. Biden’s preferences on a running mate is intensifying. Mr. Biden fueled even greater interest in that subject on Sunday, when for the […]

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Public School Is a Child’s Right. Should Preschool Be Also?

ImageChildren at a campaign event for Bernie Sanders last week in Flint., Mich.Credit…Lucas Jackson/Reuters In the United States, the chance that a child attends a high-quality preschool — which research has shown sets them on a more successful life path — often depends on whether the parents can afford it. But what if government-funded care […]

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Biden, Looking to Attract Progressives, Endorses Warren Bankruptcy Plan

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., who has battled with Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts in the past over the issue of bankruptcy, now supports a plan by Ms. Warren to make changes to the bankruptcy system, his presidential campaign confirmed on Saturday. Mr. Biden would work toward putting in place her bankruptcy plan […]

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The One Democrat Joe Biden Would Be Clueless Without

Joe Biden has the Democratic nomination nearly locked up. Progressives are sorely disappointed, and it’s easy to sympathize. Mr. Biden is an old hand of the party’s old guard, cozy with big finance and spellbound by a bygone era of bipartisan amity. A man in denial about the depth of polarization and systemic corruption can’t […]

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Elizabeth Warren Is Unlikely to Endorse Bernie Sanders. Here’s Why.

Senator Elizabeth Warren, whose endorsement became highly coveted in the Democratic presidential race after she dropped out last week, is unlikely to endorse her ideological ally Senator Bernie Sanders, according to several people close to her, even though Mr. Sanders is looking for political lifelines as he struggles against former Vice President Joseph R. Biden […]

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The Field: What Happened to Elizabeth Warren?

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:Via Apple Podcasts | Via Spotify | Via Stitcher Today, millions of voters across six states will cast their ballots for the two viable Democratic candidates left: former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Bernie Sanders. What began as a contest with historic diversity […]

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Joe Biden Is No Longer Toast

Gail Collins: Hey Bret, how are you feeling? I’ve never had so many people politely inquire about my health, with a slight undertone of suspicion. Seems like all anybody’s talking about is the coronavirus. What’s your take? Are we overreacting? Underreacting? Or doesn’t it matter since the end is imminent? Bret Stephens: Fine so far, […]

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Watching ‘Hillary’ in the Wake of Elizabeth Warren’s Exit

At the very end of “Hillary,” an intimate and revealing four-part Hulu documentary series that tracks Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, Mandy Grunwald, the campaign’s communications adviser, sums up Mrs. Clinton’s career: “As long as she has been in public life there have been these ups and downs. ‘Be our champion, go away.’ ‘Be our […]

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Democrats Eye a Vice-Presidential Consolation Prize for Women

DEARBORN, Mich. — The second highest, hardest glass ceiling is pretty good too, right? With the Democratic presidential nominee all but certain to be a man, party activists, elected officials and voters are setting their sights on the biggest consolation prize in American politics: the vice presidency. Within hours of Senator Elizabeth Warren’s exit from […]

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How the Left Can Stop Losing

How did the political left squander the opportunity that was the 2020 primary campaign? The Trump presidency has created tremendous energy among progressives. More than half of Democratic voters now identify as liberal. Most favor “Medicare for all.” A growing number are unhappy with American capitalism. This year’s campaign offered the prospect of transformational change, […]

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Daniel Craig Hosts ‘S.N.L.,’ but Elizabeth Warren Steals the Show

It started out familiar: a “Saturday Night Live” sketch centered on impersonations of political figures. But then it was rescued by something even more familiar: the show’s ability to wrangle real-life politicians to come on the show during an election season — which in this case yielded Senator Elizabeth Warren, who announced on Thursday that […]

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Bernie Sanders Has Already Won the Democratic Primary

At a debate last month, Bernie Sanders’s rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination were asked if they were concerned about the party possibly graduating a democratic socialist to the general election. The only ones who made their worry perfectly clear were Joe Biden and Amy Klobuchar. That’s when Sanders won the Democratic primary. At debates […]

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When Will We Be Ready for President Elizabeth Warren?

“Winning the presidency is not merely — or even largely — a question of merit,” writes Michelle Cottle in her column, “Elizabeth Warren Had a Good Run. Maybe Next Time, Ladies.” “It’s hard for any candidate to get the formula right. For women, it is harder because of a host of unconscious biases.” Since Elizabeth […]

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Where’s Joe Biden’s Universal Child Care Plan?

In her parting remarks to her staff this week, Elizabeth Warren took a moment to talk about the lasting mark her candidacy had left on the race. “You know, a year ago, people weren’t talking about a two-cent wealth tax, universal child care, canceling student loan debt for 43 million Americans while reducing the racial […]

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What Elizabeth Warren’s Exit Means to Women

WICHITA, Kan. — Consider every moment, since the dawn of woman, when a female aspired but to no avail. She asked to attend school but was denied. She raised her hand but wasn’t called on. She applied but wasn’t hired. She enlisted but wasn’t deployed. She created but wasn’t credited. She ran but wasn’t elected. […]

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Why Warren Supporters Aren’t a Lock to Get Behind Sanders

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. Throughout the 2020 presidential race, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have seemed like reluctant foes. They met with each other before starting their campaigns. They had each other’s backs […]

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Late Night Says Elizabeth Warren ‘Realized She Was Overqualified’

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. Too Young for the […]

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