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2020 Democratic Primaries

  1. vision 2020
    How Trump Failed to Make This a ‘Choice’ ElectionCOVID-19 and Joe Biden’s nomination screwed up Trump’s original campaign strategy, and he never adjusted.
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    13 Days That Shook the Political EarthLeft for dead by some after New Hampshire, Joe Biden’s brisk comeback was one for the ages.
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    2020 Election Polls Look Solid, But Not PerfectPrimary polls were about as accurate as in 2016, though they failed to anticipate the Biden surge. November will be a bigger test for pollsters.
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    Joe Biden Owes It All to African-American VotersIn retrospect, Biden’s once-improbable nomination was again and again made possible by crucial moments of support from black voters.
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    Here Are 7 ‘Left Wing’ Ideas (Almost) All Americans Can Get BehindNew polling finds that several supposedly radical policy ideas actually command majority support — in all 50 states.
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    How Big a Problem is Joe Biden’s ‘Enthusiasm Gap’?Intelligencer staffers discuss the Democratic frontrunner’s pragmatic pitch.
  7. labor
    Ahead of 2020, Labor Is Seizing Its MomentBernie Sanders and Beto O’Rourke become the latest candidates to release formal labor plans.
  8. kamala harris
    Why Is Kamala Harris Struggling With Black Voters So Much?Intelligencer staffers discuss the Democratic contender’s weakness among a key primary demographic.
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    Tom Steyer Bought Himself a ‘Grassroots Campaign’ for $10 MillionThe billionaire candidate insists that he is the Democrats’ only credible messenger on preventing big money from distorting our politics.
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    Betting Markets See Warren as Likeliest Democratic Nominee for the First TimeThe senator is surging.
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    The Wildest Moments From the Second Democratic Debate, Night TwoIncluding Biden calling Senator Harris “kid,” hecklers going after de Blasio, and Gillibrand’s plan to literally scour the Oval Office.
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    Cory Booker Comes Out Swinging at Joe BidenThe Biden-Booker clash didn’t disappoint, with the senator going after the former veep for criminal justice and for riding Obama’s coattails.
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    The Wildest Moments From the Second Democratic Debate, Night OneFeaturing Marianne Williamson on “dark, psychic forces” and the “racial divide” that lives inside Mayor Pete.
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    Everyone Hates CNN’s Debate FormatOn Tuesday night in Detroit, the CNN moderators strictly enforced time lim …
  15. vision 2020
    What Does the History of Black Primary Voting Tell Us About 2020?It’s not totally clear whether Harris or Booker will perform like Barack Obama in 2008 or like Al Sharpton in 2004.
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    Four Democrats Have Pulled Ahead of the 2020 PackWith Biden, Sanders, Warren, and Harris now dominating the race, there’s a stronger chance of an early primary win — or a contested convention.
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    Beto O’Rourke’s Campaign Is FounderingAmid anemic poll and fundraising numbers, it’s hard to see how the Texas congressman can bounce back into the top tier of candidates.
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    Where Does the Democratic Primary Race Stand Now?Intelligencer staffers discuss the current state of the endless horserace.
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    Tom Steyer Mulls Wasting Millions on Doomed 2020 BidThe liberal billionaire who plowed millions into a failed impeachment drive is considering an even more hopeless cause.
  20. democratic debates
    Snap Judgments of All 7,000 Democratic CandidatesA two-hour debate is not enough time to develop nuanced opinions. But it’s plenty of time to develop totally unfair assessments of each candidate.
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    What You Missed in the First 2020 Democratic DebateSide-eye! Unnecessary pointing! Technical difficulties! Here are all the best moments, in GIFs and screengrabs.
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    Marianne Williamson Makes a Case for a Recovery PresidencySixty-eight minutes with the self-help guru – and 2020 dark horse – who sees “both sides” on vaccines.
  23. joe biden
    Joe Biden Is Playing a Risky Game With Black VotersHe enjoys healthy black support in early polls. But it may be more precarious than he thinks.
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    10 Takeaways From the Times’ Interview With 21 Democratic CandidatesBy posing the same 18 questions to 21 candidates, the Times revealed surprising intraparty divisions, and also that Seth Moulton has a large face.
  25. selfies
    Elizabeth Warren Even Has a Selfie PlanEarly returns suggest it’s working.
  26. politics
    Pete Buttigieg: “I Would Not Have” Pressured Al Franken to ResignThat puts Mayor Pete at odds with nearly everyone else running for the Democratic nomination.
  27. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Early Campaign Strategy Doesn’t Involve Much CampaigningThe Democratic front-runner is acting the part.
  28. pete buttigieg
    Pete Buttigieg: Privileged Trump ‘Faked’ a Disability to Avoid Vietnam“I have a pretty dim view of his decision to use his privileged status to fake a disability in order to avoid serving in Vietnam.”
  29. vision 2020
    A Beto Reboot Is in the Works, As His Campaign SagsBeto O’Rourke’s poll numbers have fallen off a cliff, but he’s hoping to counter the slide with a “reintroduction.”
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    2020 Democrats Are Beginning to Worry About a Contested ConventionA contested convention would make superdelegates, whose power on the first ballot has been eliminated, big dogs in subsequent ballots.
  31. andrew yang
    Andrew Yang Plans to Use a 3D Hologram for Remote CampaigningWatch Yang’s hologram duet with Tupac’s.
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    De Blasio Is Preparing to Embarrass Himself and the Entire State of New YorkEvery indicator screams “No!” at New York’s mayor. But he seems determined to run anyway.
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    Beto’s Cool, But Can He Win a Presidential Nomination?If O’Rourke can pass some early tests, his fundraising chops and his ability to mobilize young and Latino voters could make him formidable.
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    Democrats Aim at Midwest With Choice of Milwaukee for 2020 ConventionDemocrats hope to tilt Wisconsin, and perhaps the entire region, but parties don’t always get a bump in the state where they hold their convention.