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  1. vision 2020
    Democrats Are All But Resigned to the Supreme Court’s Hard-Right Turn“The ACA could be overturned by Trump’s Supreme Court the week after the election, in the middle of a pandemic. There’s no good answer.”
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    Vice-Presidential Debate Moderator Hosted Party Honoring Pence ProtégéIn D.C., journalists and the powerful people they cover are often friends. Is that a problem when it comes to moderating a high-stakes debate?
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    The 48-Year Journey of Joe Biden’s Democratic PartyAt the moment he accepts the nomination, Biden and his party have evolved into a proud force for diversity and progressivism.
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    Democratic National Convention Schedule: Who’s Speaking and How to WatchThe DNC concludes tonight with Biden’s acceptance speech, plus remarks from primary challengers Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, and Michael Bloomberg.
  5. democratic national convention
    Obama Finally Gave the Speech Democrats Were Waiting ForThe ex-president laid it all on the line Wednesday night (and gave Kamala Harris a tough act to follow).
  6. democratic national convention
    Kamala Harris Enters the Arena As a Happy WarriorHarris didn’t need to beat up on Donald Trump tonight. She just needed to introduce herself and sign up for a tough campaign.
  7. 100-person poll
    100 Psychics on What Their Clients Want to Know About 2020Who will win the election? Will Trump go to prison? Can you tell if I have COVID-19? And more questions about these uncertain times.
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    Democratic National Convention, Day 1: Live UpdatesFollow along with Intelligencer as Democrats kick off the first virtual presidential convention with speeches from Bernie Sanders and Michelle Obama.
  9. 2020 elections
    The ‘Tough on Crime’ TicketThe historical irony of a Biden-Harris ticket during a criminal-justice reckoning.
  10. the national circus
    Frank Rich: Against Harris, Trump Tries to Run the Birther PlaybookHe made these moves after the usual misogynistic and racist insults failed to move the needle anywhere except among his own base.
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    All the Juicy Details About Joe Biden’s Vice Presidential Selection ProcessWhitmer reportedly attempted to drop out of the vetting process, which involved a team of as many as 15 attorneys scouring the candidates’ pasts.
  12. birtherism
    Trump Revives Racist Birther Conspiracy for Kamala Harris“I heard it today that she doesn’t meet the requirements,” Trump said of a vice-presidential nominee who was born in Oakland, California.
  13. politics
    Initial Maneuvering Begins for Kamala Harris’s Senate SeatIf Harris become veep, Gavin Newsom’s choice for a replacement for this very safe Democratic Senate seat could be pivotal, particularly for Latinos.
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    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Appear Together for First Time as Running Mates“I have no doubt that I picked the right person to join me,” Biden said, introducing his vice-presidential pick.
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    The Flaw in Trump’s Plan to Paint Biden As Kamala Harris’s PuppetEven as he casts Biden as a tool of left-wing extremists, Trump compulsively portrays himself as a tool of right-wing ones.
  16. intelligencer chats
    What Kamala Harris Brings to the TicketHer flawed campaign also showcased many of her strengths — like going on offense.
  17. vision 2020
    Joe Biden Sees the Future in Kamala HarrisHe’s not just planning for the next three months, or even the next four years — but for what comes after.
  18. veepstakes
    The Pros and Cons of Kamala Harris As Biden’s VPThe California senator has all the relevant experience — and several relevant liabilities.
  19. politics
    Donald and Ivanka Trump Once Made Campaign Donations to Kamala HarrisThe Trumps contributed money to Harris’s attorney-general campaigns in California.
  20. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris Is the Sensible VP Choice for a Sensible NomineeJoe Biden’s running mate has real strengths and few real weaknesses, making her a logical pick.
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    Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris as Vice-PresidentAfter a drawn-out veepstakes, Joe Biden’s campaign announced front-runner Kamala Harris will be his vice-presidential nominee.
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    What’s the Latest With Biden’s VP Pick and Announcement?Biden announced on Tuesday afternoon that he has chosen Senator Kamala Harris to be his running mate .
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    How the Final Stretch of Biden’s VP Search Is Playing OutIt’s been an abnormal, increasingly contentious process, but the wait is finally almost over.
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    Is Kamala Harris Inevitable?Last-minute contenders for Joe Biden’s vice-presidential selection have emerged, but the California senator is still the front-runner.
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    The Pros and Cons of Biden’s Top Vice-Presidential ProspectsJoe Biden has a long list of veep possibilities led by Kamala Harris, and probably not much of an inclination to gamble.
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    Trump Needs an Opponent to Demonize. It’s Hard to Do That to Uncle Joe.Trump has tried and failed so far to undermine Joe Biden the way he did Hillary Clinton. He may get really desperate.
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    Biden Ally Chris Coons Cracks Open a Door to Filibuster ReformIt’s possible that a President Biden wouldn’t have to spend too much time begging Republicans not to remain obstructionists.
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    ‘The Status Quo’s Not Working’: A Conversation With Kamala HarrisThe front-runner to become Biden’s VP is an ex-prosecutor with police reform on her mind.
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    ‘This Is a Moment of Profound Possibility’: A Conversation With Cory BookerThe senator and former 2020 presidential candidate talks about the protests, the prospect of police reform, and Donald Trump.
  30. vision 2020
    Biden’s Vice-President Shortlist Is Shrinking Before Our EyesThis week, several of Biden’s more prominent prospects withdrew or saw their stock value drop due to national crises.
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    Why Do Democrats Keep Embarrassing Themselves on ‘The Breakfast Club’?“If you have a problem figuring out if you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black,” Joe Biden said on the hip-hop morning show.
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    Will Candidates on Biden’s VP Shortlist Defend Him From Reade Allegations?Tara Reade’s allegations are going to get the public attention they warrant. Biden’s veep prospects may be competing for the role of chief defender.
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    Biden’s VP Should Meet These 4 Criteria (But Won’t)All of the finalists in the Democratic “veepstakes” have flaws.
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    Bernie Sanders Was Also Done In by Bad LuckSanders did some things well and a few poorly in his 2020 bid. But from Bloomberg’s crash to the pandemic, some obstacles were out of his control.
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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.
  36. democratic primaries
    Joe Biden’s Critics Among Black Democrats Are Now Lying on His BehalfThe price of influence in the self-styled party of multiracial democracy.
  37. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris Endorses Joe BidenThe California senator and possible running mate became the latest former rival to get behind Biden.
  38. vision 2020
    Biden Has Turned Back the ClockAfter a political near-death experience followed by a lucky streak, Biden is again a viable candidate for the presidential nomination.
  39. the capitol
    Senators Kamala Harris, Josh Hawley, Jeff Merkley on the Grind of Trying TrumpDemocrats Kamala Harris and Jeff Merkley and Republican Josh Hawley reflect on the nuts and bolts of tracking an impeachment trial.
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    Winning Iowa Helped Obama in 2008. It Didn’t Make Him.It’s a myth that Iowans gave black voters “permission” to support Obama. But Iowa helped demonstrate his electability, which mattered then as now.
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    Why Nobody Can Prevent the All-White Debate StageThere’s no formula for adding nonwhite candidates to debates that won’t add more white candidates as well, reversing the winnowing of the nonviable.
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    Democrats Asked for a Mostly White Debate StageDebaters lamented the absence of candidates of color onstage. But it was the voters’ will.
  43. vision 2020
    Can Bernie Sanders Solve the Democrats’ Medicare for All Dilemma?The party is mired in debate over a bill that won’t pass anytime soon. It may fall on Sanders to explain why incremental reform comes first.
  44. democratic primaries
    Maybe the ‘Obama Coalition’ Was Just That: Obama’sEvery Democratic candidate once seen as a potential heir apparent to Obama’s base is either floundering or out of the race.
  45. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris’s Long Road to an Early ExitInside her promising rise and painful fall.
  46. democratic debates
    Does Harris’s Withdrawal Mean the Next Debate Will Be All White?Two nonwhite candidates have a good chance to make the stage, and the preferences of nonwhite voters are certainly being felt.
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    Kamala Harris, Vice-Presidential Pick?Intelligencer staffers discuss the California Senator’s campaign mistakes and political future.
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    Kamala Harris Dropped Out Because the Party Doesn’t DecideDemocratic donors and congressional leaders were higher on Harris than Biden, Buttigieg, Sanders, or Warren. It didn’t matter.
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    Kamala Harris Drops Out of Presidential RaceThe timing, though not necessarily the withdrawal, came as a surprise.
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    Why No One Is Attacking Pete ButtigiegAfter he spiked recently in polls, his team expected him to become a target. There’s a specific set of reasons opponents are laying off though.
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