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Joe Biden

  1. intelligencer chats
    What Was Joe Biden Thinking?Intelligencer staffers discuss the Democratic front-runner’s odd comments about segregationist senators.
  2. vision 2020
    Democrats Think Older White Man Is Best Bet to Beat TrumpBiden and Sanders’s strong position in early 2020 polls is likely related to perceptions that, based on 2016, candidate diversity may be too risky.
  3. the national interest
    Joe Biden’s Segregationist Nostalgia Is Even More Ignorant Than It SoundsDoes the Democratic front-runner understand the modern political world?
  4. vision 2020
    Warren, Beto, Biden, and Bernie Get Center-Stage Positions at First DebatesO’Rourke, who hasn’t been polling that well, got lucky with his debate placement.
  5. vision 2020
    Amy Klobuchar Needs a Plan to Enact Her 137 PlansThe Minnesotan now has more specific plans than the wonky Elizabeth Warren. But she could use some priorities and a strategy for enacting legislation.
  6. vision 2020
    Harris and Booker Lagging in Must-Win South CarolinaThe two major African-American candidates in the Democratic primary are struggling to chip away at Biden’s strong support from black voters.
  7. endorsements
    Dershowitz ‘Could’ Vote Biden, Would Like to Be Socially Acceptable AgainTrump’s favorite attorney has previously raised concerns about being shunned by liberal elites. Just don’t ask him about that Jeffrey Epstein stuff.
  8. vision 2020
    4 of the 5 Top-Polling Democrats Land on Same Primary-Debate NightBy the luck of the draw, Elizabeth Warren will be the only high-ranking candidate appearing during night one of the first round of debates.
  9. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren’s One-Two Punch for Conquering WashingtonThe policy-oriented senator has at least a good start on a plan for enacting her plans.
  10. reproductive rights
    Joe Biden Once Said He Doesn’t Think Abortion Is a RightNot surprising, given his history on the issue.
  11. vision 2020
    Trump Can’t Stop Lying About His UnpopularityHis latest assault on unwelcome poll numbers — including data from his own campaign — shows he’s compelled to deny reality and make up his own.
  12. the national circus
    Frank Rich: Trump and Biden Are Just Grumpy Old MenThe split-screen duel between the septuagenarians has been fun in its way — but also kind of pathetic.
  13. vision 2020
    Democrats Need Brains As Well As SpineThe problem that Joe Biden exhibits in praising bipartisanship is one of understanding, not of will.
  14. vision 2020
    Warren and Buttigieg Are Gaining Ground in IowaThe gold-standard Iowa Poll by Ann Selzer shows support for Biden and Sanders weakening, and two clear tiers emerging below them.
  15. vision 2020
    Not As Many ‘Bernie or Bust’ Voters As FearedAnd a lot of Sanders supporters who voted for Trump or stayed home in 2016 were, like everyone else, misled by the assumption Clinton had it won.
  16. reproductive rights
    Why the Debate Over the Hyde Amendment Is Back — and What It MeansJoe Biden expressed – and then later reversed – his support for the policy, which bans public funding for abortion care.
  17. reproductive rights
    Joe Biden Suddenly Changes His Mind About Bad Abortion PolicyAfter some intense backlash.
  18. 2020 elections
    The Biden Family Gets the Vogue TreatmentThey look like more-casual Kennedys.
  19. so you want to be president
    What’s So Funny, Joe?Biden says he takes his inappropriate behavior seriously, but he can’t stop laughing about it.
  20. vision 2020
    Could Biden’s Opposition to Federal Abortion Funding Bring Him Down?Backing the federal abortion-funding ban used to be bipartisan — but now Biden is embracing a stance that’s increasingly anathema to Democrats.
  21. vision 2020
    A Brief History of Old Guys Who Became President of the United StatesIn a shift from the early days of the presidency, septuagenarians Trump, Sanders, and Biden aren’t all that old compared to their peers.
  22. vision 2020
    How Much Does Age Matter for Presidential Candidates in 2019?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether the over-70 crowd should worry about their electoral prospects.
  23. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Climate Plan Proves He’s a Weather VaneBiden is more of an opportunist than an ideological centrist. But the left can’t count on the wind always blowing in its direction.
  24. vision 2020
    Nobody’s Conceding California to Kamala Harris in the 2020 RaceThe Golden State’s favorite daughter needs a win at home, but it will be tricky, as appearances by 13 of her rivals this weekend showed.
  25. vision 2020
    Trump’s Grossly Dishonest Appeal to African-AmericansTrump’s efforts to depict himself as an opponent of overzealous law-and-order politics and a champion of criminal-justice reform is beyond belief.
  26. so you want to be president
    Somebody Please Stop This ManBiden told a 10-year-old girl at a town hall, “I’ll bet you’re as bright as you are good-looking.”
  27. vision 2020
    Is Elizabeth Warren a Serious Contender After All?Intelligencer staffers discuss what her recent surge in the polls signifies about the future of her candidacy.
  28. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Early Campaign Strategy Doesn’t Involve Much CampaigningThe Democratic front-runner is acting the part.
  29. vision 2020
    Democrats Say They Don’t Want Presidents As Old As Their Two Front-RunnersThere’s evidence Democrats would prefer not to have really old presidential candidates. Yet the two front-runners are over 75. What’s up with that?
  30. vision 2020
    How Does Obama Feel About Biden’s Candidacy? It’s Complicated.As the former VP invokes his old boss, Obama has his reasons for keeping his distance.
  31. vision 2020
    Slowly and Persistently, Elizabeth Warren Is On the RiseIf the 2020 hopeful can avoid getting sideswiped by a fast-moving dark horse candidate, she’s in decent shape to challenge Sanders and Biden.
  32. vision 2020
    Today’s Dark-Horse Candidates Could Be Tomorrow’s SupernovasThere’s a decent chance a little-known Democrat will become a contender when better known. Donald Trump, however, will need strong turnout and luck.
  33. vision 2020
    Will Old Folks Stick With Joe Biden?There’s a dynamic that could undercut his exceptional popularity among seniors, across racial and gender lines.
  34. vision 2020
    Does Biden Really Understand That Health Care Is a ‘Big F*cking Deal’?Biden opposes Medicare for All because people are “satisfied with their own health-care system.” Americans may have a dimmer view than he realizes.
  35. so you want to be president
    Kamala Harris Doesn’t Want to Be Anyone’s Vice-PresidentThe presidential candidate pushed back against the talk that she’d be the perfect running mate for Biden.
  36. twitter
    How My Aversion to Twitter Became CoolI kept resolving to keep up more with Twitter, until suddenly I found myself ahead of the curve.
  37. vision 2020
    Democrats: Trump’s GOP Is a Threat to Democracy – So We Better Play NicePelosi and Biden argue that the GOP is breaking our democracy – and therefore, Democrats must not impeach Trump or give up on bipartisanship.
  38. vision 2020
    GOP Strategists Want Trump to Stop His Biden Jokes: ReportRepublicans fear that Trump is shining a spotlight on the Democratic frontrunner, unintentionally giving him an advantage in the primary.
  39. the national interest
    What Joe Biden Is Teaching Democrats About DemocratsHis apparent resurrection from relic to front-runner has illustrated a chasm between perception and reality about the party’s leftward shift.
  40. vision 2020
    At This Point in the 2016 Election Cycle, Trump Hadn’t Even Entered the Race YetTrump thinks Biden and Bernie have the 2020 Democratic race well in hand. He should know better from his own experience.
  41. the national interest
    Trump Is Pressuring Ukraine to Smear Clinton and BidenRudy Giuliani: “There’s nothing illegal about it. Somebody could say it’s improper.” Well, yes.
  42. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders Thinks He Needs the FightWith Biden as the firm Establishment front-runner, Sanders hopes he can be the outsider with the favorite’s advantages.
  43. vision 2020
    Everything We Know About the Joe Biden–Ukraine ControversyHere’s why you’ll be hearing President Trump and his allies talk about Hunter Biden, the former VP’s son, a lot in the coming months.
  44. racism
    What People Get Wrong About Today’s Republican Party and Jim CrowPundits are arguing about whether the Republican Party is bringing back Jim Crow. But would the GOP’s base even care if that was true?
  45. vision 2020
    Gillibrand Offers Explicit Abortion Rights Litmus Test for Judicial NomineesIn hoping to stand out, Gillibrand will probably just set a pro-choice standard other candidates will soon emulate.
  46. politics
    A Brief Guide to the Joe Biden–Anita Hill ControversyA primer for those who don’t recall the 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings, which continue to haunt Biden on the 2020 campaign trail.
  47. 2020 election
    Incredible: Man Will Try to Campaign for President Without Unsolicited TouchingAccording to a new report, Joe Biden is taking “pains to keep his hands in plain sight.”
  48. vision 2020
    Give Him a Gold Star: Joe Biden Has Stopped Sniffing Women (For Now)In his first couple weekends on the trail, Biden has reportedly been less touchy.
  49. saturday night live
    Elizabeth Warren Has a New Nickname for Joe Biden on ‘Weekend Update’Beto’s counter-hopping and Mayor Pete’s multilingualism come up to.
  50. politics
    Biden Stumbles Into Trump’s Nickname WarTrump may be a clown, but it’s still his circus.
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