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  1. vision 2020
    Biden’s Strategy for Winning the 2020 Nomination: No Early StumblesBiden can campaign as a unity candidate, or as the leader of a “moderate” faction. But he has no margin of error.
  2. vision 2020
    What Do Democrats Mean by ‘Electability’?Some think centrists are more electable, and some think it’s progressives, minority candidates, or those good at telling “narratives.”
  3. impeachment
    Warren’s Impeachment Gambit Could Work Out Well for HerBy endorsing impeachment even as House Democratic leaders and most of her rivals held back, she could strengthen her claim to progressive support.
  4. so you want to be president
    Kamala Harris Calls for Trump to Be ImpeachedShe joined Elizabeth Warren in supporting impeachment proceedings at a recent town hall.
  5. vision 2020
    Highlights From CNN’s Town Halls With Five 2020 CandidatesDemocratic candidates Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, and Pete Buttigieg appeared at Monday night’s event.
  6. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Need 2016 Support Levels to Win Lots of DelegatesThe 15 percent minimum threshold for winning delegates will make it easier for front-runners like Sanders and Biden to hog them.
  7. vision 2020
    Has Joe Biden Lost His Ability to Unite Democrats?If elite progressive concerns about Biden spread to actual Democratic voters, his status as a potential unity candidate could be seriously damaged.
  8. vision 2020
    In a Eulogy for a Friend, Biden May Have Buried the Old Democratic Party, TooBiden and his late South Carolina friend were both embodiments of a more accommodating era of politics. Can Biden “evolve” beyond it?
  9. vision 2020
    From Breezy Beto to Wonky Warren: How Candidates Use PolicyPolicies can be an ideological marker, a signature, or even an identity.
  10. vision 2020
    Why Democrats Could Pick a Nominee Sooner Than You ThinkWhile pundits like to dream of a contested convention, an early knockout remains a real possibility.
  11. kamala harris
    California Is a Golden Opportunity — and Challenge — for Kamala Harris in 2020Harris is running third behind Biden and Sanders in the latest poll of her home state, but she hopes to boost her standing with an earlier win.
  12. vision 2020
    How to Break the Highest Glass Ceiling in AmericaClinton’s defeat stirred fears that America won’t elect a woman president, but there are several paths forward — if we refuse to surrender to sexism.
  13. vision 2020
    How Late Can Stacey Abrams Launch a Presidential Candidacy?A September announcement would be risky for the popular Georgian, but not necessarily fatal.
  14. vision 2020
    Can Progressives Forgive Kamala Harris Her Past Moderation?Harris saved her outspoken progressivism for the 2020 presidential campaign. Will the “long game” she pursued as a prosecutor hurt her?
  15. 2020 elections
    Are Any of the Paid Family Leave Plans Actually Any Good?A guide to the FAMILY Act, New Parents Act, and Cradle Act.
  16. so you want to be president
    Kamala Harris Has Already Raised $12 Million for Her CampaignIn the first quarter of her 2020 presidential bid.
  17. vision 2020
    A Yearbook of the 2020 Presidential CandidatesAmong these major-party contenders, we found a debate champion, varsity athletes, student-government leaders, and a few very enthusiastic music fans.
  18. vision 2020
    Are Some 2020 Democrats Using Google Translate for Their Spanish Websites?Grammar errors and passages seemingly ripped from Google Translate are emblematic of 2020 Democrats’ larger problems with Spanish-speaking voters.
  19. vision 2020
    Does Kamala Harris Really Know What Teachers Want?Her call to raise teachers’ salaries shows she wants to distinguish herself as the education candidate, but she’s still haunted by her truancy policy.
  20. the national interest
    Reformers, Unions Hate Each Other But Both Love Kamala Harris’s Teacher Pay PlanAn education plan that hits the sweet spot.
  21. vision 2020
    4 Reasons Democrats Will Have a Front-runner Soon — and 3 They Won’tMore than likely someone will eventually stroll to the nomination in 2020. But maybe not so fast and maybe not at all.
  22. vision 2020
    Intelligencer Chat: Are Democrats Too Nervous to Nominate a Woman?The trauma of 2016 may have given rise to a cautious way of looking at 2020.
  23. amy klobuchar
    Amy Klobuchar Questioned for ‘Tough on Crime’ Record As ProsecutorHow she treats staff is now just one of multiple criticisms of the candidate’s idea of “toughness.”
  24. vision 2020
    Republicans Are Going to Try the ‘Red Scare’ Strategy in 2020. Will It Work?Americans are now less hostile to socialism, but Republicans will still try their old strategy, as they need a distraction from Trump’s shortcomings.
  25. vision 2020
    Obama’s Call for Bipartisanship Failed. Why Do 2020 Dems Think They’ll Succeed?Candidates like Bernie Sanders seem to think they’ll get Republicans to go along with their agenda, though Obama couldn’t. They’ll need a plan B.
  26. 2020 presidential election
    What Should Democrats Do When Trump Attacks Them Over Reparations?While Democrats should dispute lies about what they mean by reparations, they should not retreat from the moral reckoning the country needs.
  27. filibuster
    Democrats Should Trust Democracy and Resolve to Kill the FilibusterA lot of Democratic senators running for president won’t challenge the filibuster. That’s a problem for Democrats.
  28. 2020 presidential election
    The New Democratic Primary Calendar Makes Voters of Color Even More ImportantA changing calendar for 2020 means that soon after Iowa and New Hampshire very diverse states will dominate the calendar, and the contest.
  29. vision 2020
    Big Trend Among Democratic Presidential Candidates: CapitalismWhile socialism is all the buzz in certain elite circles, old-fashioned regulated capitalism still prevails among most of Bernie Sanders’s rivals.
  30. last night on late night
    Colbert Knows Fox News’ Kamala Harris Weed Exposé Is Just Their Opinion, ManWay deep.
  31. 2020 presidential election
    Biden and Sanders Have a Lot of Fans in CommonThe two men may represent different poles of the Democratic Party, but in part thanks to name ID, a lot of voters like both of them.
  32. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris: I’ve Smoked Weed and ‘I Did Inhale’California’s former attorney general says weed “gives a lot of people joy and we need more joy in this world.”
  33. state of the union
    The Best Reactions from Democratic Women to Trump’s SpeechThey were extremely, visibly unimpressed.
  34. 2020 presidential election
    Kamala Harris’s 2020 Launch Creates Nice Polling BuzzThe Californian is off to a good initial start in what will be a tough 2020 contest.
  35. vision 2020
    Democrats Must Reach Out to Moderates in 2020 – By Waging a Vicious Class WarWidespread resentment of the rich gives Democrats a major electoral advantage — but only when they appeal to the electorate’s inner Robespierre.
  36. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris Didn’t Just Flip-Flop on Medicare for AllBut big promises about legislation Joe Manchin will never vote for mean less than pledges to aggressively exercise Executive authority.
  37. the national interest
    Kamala Harris: Eliminate Private Health Insurance. That’s a Huge Political Risk.A very worthy ambition that could really hurt in a general election.
  38. 2020 elections
    Kamala Harris Embraces Populism — and Tries to Define What That Means in 2020At her campaign kickoff in Oakland, Harris quoted RFK and declared she’s “for the people” — a message touted by many fellow candidates.
  39. the democrats
    Advice to Reformed ‘Tough on Crime’ Democrats: Be HonestJoe Biden and Kamala Harris built their careers on crime and punishment. The reckoning should be honest rather than politically expedient.
  40. 2020 elections
    Kamala Harris Is Running for President in 2020“I feel a sense of responsibility to stand up and fight for the best of who we are,” Harris said on Good Morning America.
  41. 2020 presidential election
    2020 Candidates Carry Heavy Baggage, and Trump Is Sure to Exploit ThatToday’s harsh intraparty criticism, most recently aimed at Kamala Harris, will become fodder for Trump’s war on his eventual 2020 opponent.
  42. tales from the trail
    Kamala Harris Zeroes In on Baltimore for 2020 HeadquartersAccording to Democrats familiar with her thinking. Also: Thoughts from a Beto booster and a run by L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti looks less likely.
  43. 2020 presidential election
    What ‘Lanes’ Will the 2020 Democratic Candidates Run In?In a field this large and complicated, it will be tempting to imagine sub-primaries to winnow the numbers. But it may not work out that way.
  44. 2020 elections
    Is the 2020 Dem Presidential Field Finally Shrinking Rather Than Expanding?Tom Steyer’s withdrawal is a good sign that everybody in America isn’t running to face Donald Trump.
  45. vision 2020
    Progressive 2020 Hopefuls Are Courting Wall Street CashBut that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re secret centrists.
  46. q&a
    Kamala Harris Wasn’t Raised to Talk About HerselfBut the politician gets personal in her new memoir.
  47. 2020 elections
    6 Reasons Bernie Sanders Has Lost His 2016 MojoSanders isn’t as unique as he was in 2016, but he is four years older and can’t get away with any mistakes.
  48. criminal justice reform
    Senate Finally Passes Bipartisan Criminal-Justice Reform BillThe question remains: Is this modest bill the beginning or the end of criminal-justice reform efforts in Congress?
  49. 2020 elections
    Is Cory Booker the Candidate of the Christian Left?Booker’s political gospel could be discomforting to secular progressives and the Christian right as well.
  50. 2020 presidential election
    Warning to Beto-Maniacs: Early Presidential Buzz Can Be an Omen or an IllusionBeto O’Rourke is looking very good as a 2020 presidential prospect. But others have looked just as good and have quickly flamed out or failed to run.
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