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Elizabeth Warren

  1. vision 2020
    10 Candidates Qualify for the November Democratic DebateJulián Castro failed to make the November cut. Six candidates have made the December debate, and Cory Booker is in the greatest danger of missing out.
  2. vision 2020
    Is Pete Buttigieg Peaking Too Early in Iowa?Things are looking sunny for Mayor Pete, though there’s time for others to catch up in Iowa, and he still needs to woo more nonwhite voters.
  3. vision 2020
    Did Elizabeth Warren Solve Her Health-Care Problem?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether the Massachusetts senator’s plan to go slower on Medicare for All is smart policy — and politics.
  4. vision 2020
    Warren Proposes Two-Step Plan to Implement Medicare for AllWarren’s timetable will appeal to Democrats who welcome Warren’s first step and think the second, which would kill private insurance, won’t happen.
  5. wealth tax
    Study: Warren’s Wealth Tax Would Slow Growth (in an Alternate Universe)A new analysis of Warren’s wealth-tax plan pretends that it is a deficit-reduction scheme — and that America is suffering a capital shortage.
  6. vision 2020
    Deval Patrick Is Officially Running for PresidentHis strength in New Hampshire, among black voters, and in the affections of Barack Obama will all be challenged.
  7. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Bump Leads to Candidates Griping About Iowa AgainYou hear complaints every cycle, but fears that Iowa and New Hampshire will bleach the field or give an undeserved boost to Mayor Pete are rising.
  8. elizabeth warren
    Would a Warren Win Actually Tank the Market?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether to take some investors’ fears seriously — and whether an average person should care much.
  9. impeachment
    Could a Long Impeachment Trial Derail the Senators Running for President?If a Trump trial happens in prime presidential caucus-and-primary season, candidates could be imprisoned in the Senate.
  10. vision 2020
    Even Bloomberg Supporters Worry a Run Would ‘Hand the Nomination to Warren’The billionaire’s independent polling shows Biden weakening. But would a Bloomberg candidacy block off the moderate lane entirely?
  11. elizabeth warren
    The Key Health Financing Source Elizabeth Warren Isn’t UsingMaking people responsible for some of their own medical costs isn’t as bad as it sounds.
  12. vision 2020
    Michael Bloomberg’s Campaign Trial Balloon May Have Already PoppedEven a billionaire can’t have a presidential campaign without a constituency.
  13. vision 2020
    Michael Bloomberg’s Ego Is an Agent of Socialist ChangeThe longer the Democratic Establishment refuses to accept that Joe Biden is their only hope, the better Sanders and Warren’s chances will be.
  14. vision 2020
    Bloomberg Dips Toe In Presidential Primary WatersThe former mayor has met the 2020 contest’s first filing deadline, in Alabama. But he hasn’t ruled a real run in or out.
  15. vision 2020
    Biden Calls Warren Naïve, Naïvely Says GOP Will Have a Post-Trump ‘Epiphany’Biden suggested Republicans would see the light on bipartisanship after Trump’s exit, forgetting, perhaps, the majority of his time as veep.
  16. medicare for all
    Elizabeth Warren Sees Health Care As a Civil-Rights Struggle. That Bothers Some.Some have taken issue with her comparison of today’s fight for universal health care to past civil-rights struggles.
  17. vision 2020
    Good Pollsters Don’t Always AgreeNate Silver’s pollster ratings equally praise two outlets producing what sure look like wildly varying takes on how 2020 is shaping up.
  18. tears for fears
    Sad Billionaire Cries Because He Feels So MisunderstoodWhy is everyone being so mean to Leon Cooperman?
  19. vision 2020
    Should Democrats Panic About Elizabeth Warren’s Chances Against Trump?A new batch of polls has the candidate faring poorly against Trump in some battleground states.
  20. the national interest
    New Poll Shows Democratic Candidates Have Been Living in a Fantasy WorldTrump is on course to win reelection and Democrats are ceding the center to him.
  21. the top line
    Three Takeaways From Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Pay for Medicare for AllHer plan attempts to avoid some of the pain associated with a switch to single payer, but much of it won’t add up.
  22. medicare for all
    Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare for All Plan Is a Smart Storytelling DeviceWarren has an excellent plan for reframing the debate over Medicare for All — and a clever but flawed one for how to pay for the program.
  23. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren Isn’t Backing Down From Medicare for AllThe candidate released her funding proposal this morning, which includes tougher tax enforcement and draining a Pentagon “slush fund.”
  24. vision 2020
    Can Anyone Catch the Big Four in Iowa?Biden, Buttigieg, Sanders, and Warren are far ahead of the rest of the field in Iowa, and there likely won’t be more than four tickets out of there.
  25. elections of 2019
    Republicans Going All-Out Red Scare in Off-Year ElectionsIn Kentucky and even in the more moderate Virginia, Republicans are smearing all Democrats as terrifying socialists. It will get much worse next year.
  26. democratic primaries
    Elizabeth Warren’s Growing List of Anti-EndorsementsFrom Wall Street fat cats to Mark Zuckerberg, she has all the right enemies.
  27. the top line
    Elizabeth Warren Has Good Reasons to Stay Vague on Health CareShe hasn’t said how she will pay for by far the biggest-ticket item in her policy agenda: single-payer care. It would be a mistake to do so.
  28. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: The Difference Between Boris Johnson and Donald TrumpThe two leaders and their parties are often lumped together. But one is defending democracy while the other is tearing at its fabric.
  29. vision 2020
    Clinton 2020? Say It Ain’t So, Hillary!Only Hillary Clinton can scotch the talk about this right-wing fantasy.
  30. vision 2020
    How Centrist Democrats Botched the 2020 PrimaryModerates are realizing, with horror, that their best bets are now a senescent, cash-poor Biden — or a college-town mayor with no black support.
  31. vision 2020
    Who Should Be Joe Biden’s Running Mate (If There Is One)?Andrew Yang says Biden has talked to him about becoming his running mate. There are other names he might consider.
  32. vision 2020
    How Many Candidates Can Survive a Bad Showing in Iowa?There are traditionally “three tickets out of Iowa,” but there may be four this time around.
  33. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Showing Strength in IowaMeanwhile, would-be Biden alternatives Harris and Booker are struggling in Iowa, where they have both bet the farm.
  34. the national interest
    Biden and Warren Can’t Keep Dodging Their Weaknesses ForeverHunter Biden and the taxes to finance Berniecare aren’t going to go away in the general election.
  35. democratic primaries
    Pete Buttigieg’s Chicago Fundraiser Debacle Won’t Help Him With Black VotersHe needs black support for his new strategy: capturing Biden supporters if the former vice-president falters.
  36. vision 2020
    Bernie’s Back. And It’s Make-or-Break Time for His Campaign.The senator and presidential candidate has made his return to the trail, buoyed by an endorsement for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. What happens next?
  37. vision 2020
    Late-Entry Third-Party Threats Haunt DemocratsThe sudden talk about centrist billionaires and “Russian assets” entering the 2020 sweepstakes reflects Democratic nightmares and rivalries.
  38. medicare for all
    Biden’s Attacks on Medicare for All Undermine the Entire Democratic AgendaThere are ways to oppose single-payer without demonizing the very concept of tax-financed social programs. Biden’s picked one that does.
  39. intelligencer chats
    The Risks of Going After Elizabeth WarrenIntelligencer staffers discuss Biden and Buttigieg’s attacks on the Massachusetts senator, and more fallout from Tuesday night’s debate.
  40. the national circus
    Frank Rich: There Are 5 Candidates Still Standing After Latest Democratic DebateTuesday night seemed like a death knell for seven of the dozen candidacies onstage — including Joe Biden’s.
  41. democratic debates
    Bernie Sanders’s Campaign Is Alive and WellThe Vermont senator bounces back from a heart attack with his best debate performance of the cycle – and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement.
  42. democratic debates
    Warren Really Doesn’t Want to Talk About Middle-Class Tax HikesModerators and rivals want Warren to admit that her health-care plans requires a tax increase for the middle class. Warren wants to focus on costs.
  43. democratic debates
    The Age Issue Finally Came Up in a Democratic DebateIt’s been a sub-rosa issue throughout the earliest phases of the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination competition. That changed Tuesday.
  44. democratic debate
    Did Warren Mishandle a Question on Taxes and Medicare for All?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether her refusal to tie her Medicare for All plan to a tax increase matters for her campaign.
  45. democratic debates
    Will Warren Have a Bull’s-eye on Her Back in the Ohio Debate?Various rivals have reasons to hope the new co-front-runner stumbles. But are any of them willing to risk being the one to give her a push?
  46. democratic debates
    Why Impeachment Is a Difficult Debate Topic for DemocratsDemocrats are usually eager to discuss Trump’s troubles, but as Biden’s rivals and potential Senate trial jurors, the candidates are in a tricky spot.
  47. democratic debates
    Tom Steyer’s First Debate: What to Expect From the Paradoxical 2020 DemocratThere will be a new face onstage Tuesday night: a rich guy running as the scourge of rich guys (including the one in the White House).
  48. vision 2020
    How Early Is Too Early to Think About a Veep?Speculation about a Warren–Gillum ticket may be premature, but it’s a good excuse to think about the factors influencing the choice of a running mate.
  49. elizabeth warren
    Could Warren’s Abandonment of Big-Money Fundraisers Hurt Her Against Trump?Intelligencer staffers discuss the Massachusetts senator’s aversion to a time-honored candidate pastime.
  50. vision 2020
    Feinstein Endorsement May Mean Biden Is Feeling DesperateThere’s no need for Feinstein to diss her colleagues — notably Kamala Harris — with this step unless Biden really needs it.
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