Tag: Yang, Andrew (1975- )

Democrats, Avoid the Robot Rabbit Hole

One of the less discussed parts of Tuesday’s Democratic debate was the exchange that took place over automation and how to deal with it. But it’s worth focusing on that exchange, because it was interesting — by which I mean depressing. CNN’s Erin Burnett, one of the moderators, asked a bad question, and the debaters […]

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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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Andrew Yang Raises $10 Million in Third Fund-Raising Quarter

The entrepreneur Andrew Yang announced Wednesday that his presidential campaign had raised $10 million in the third quarter of 2019, a significant sum for the political outsider who was almost entirely unknown when he began his long-shot bid for the Democratic nomination 20 months ago. The $10 million raised from July to September is more […]

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Andrew Yang Knows You May Disagree With Him About Shane Gillis

Shane Gillis, a 31-year-old stand-up comedian who was named last week to the “Saturday Night Live” cast, has mimicked caricatures of Chinese accents. He has called it a “hassle” to have to speak with a waiter in a Chinese restaurant. He has used a racial slur to refer to the entrepreneur Andrew Yang. And in […]

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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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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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Should the Government Give Everyone $1,000 a Month?

ImageCreditIllustration by Nicholas Konrad; Photographs by Andrew Spear, Mike Belleme and Elizabeth Frantz for The New York Times This article is part of the Debatable newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it Tuesdays and Thursdays. If Andrew Yang has anything to say about the Democratic presidential debate tonight, there’s a good chance it […]

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Andrew Yang Said He Would Give 10 People $1,000 Each Month. Is That Legal?

ELECTION 2020 Andrew Yang, the entrepreneur who has promised to provide every American adult with $1,000 a month if he is elected president, announced at the Democratic debate on Thursday that he would distribute such payments to 10 people for the next year. “It’s time to trust ourselves more than our politicians,” Mr. Yang said […]

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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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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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An Interview With Andrew Yang, an Outsider at Tonight’s Democratic Debate

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher Andrew Yang, a former tech executive, remains one of the least known candidates in a Democratic presidential field that includes senators, mayors, a governor and a former vice president. But by focusing on the potential impact […]

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Beyond Ending Trump’s Policies, Democrats Largely Skirt Questions About Their Immigration Plans

WASHINGTON — One Democratic candidate would post asylum officers at the border to decide immigration cases on the spot. Others would create an entirely new court system outside the Justice Department. Some have suggested reinstating a program that would allow Central American minors to apply for refugee status in their home countries. The Democrats running […]

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Andrew Yang’s Quest to ‘Make America Think Harder’

PLAISTOW, N.H. — Meet Andrew Yang supporters and they often have a confession to make: When they first heard about Mr. Yang, they thought his plan to give every American adult $1,000 a month was a little crazy. But then, they will inevitably tell you, they heard him explain it, and it all started making […]

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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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Reviving the American Working Class

Here’s one question that ought to be put to the Democratic candidates at their next debate in September: How would you improve the life of the average home health care worker? The iconic American worker of the 20th century — a man making cars in a Detroit factory — remains the focus of political debate […]

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At Iowa’s Wing Ding Dinner, Democrats Assail G.O.P. on Gun Control

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa — The Democratic presidential candidates paused here for a moment of silence for the victims of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, underscoring how the turbulent events of the past week have refocused the primary contest. The brief lull in the primary campaign came as nearly the entire field […]

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Andrew Yang Becomes 9th Democrat to Qualify for the Next Debate

The entrepreneur and former tech executive Andrew Yang became the ninth Democratic presidential candidate to qualify for the next debates on Thursday after a new poll of Iowa voters showed him earning 2 percent support. Mr. Yang had already met the Democratic National Committee’s other debate-qualification threshold by having drawn donations from more than 130,000 […]

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Stephen Colbert Calls Out Long Shot Presidential Candidates

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. The Hangover Chatter about […]

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