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Tom Steyer

  1. early and often
    Doug Burgum Still Has a Lot of Money to Light on FireThe North Dakota governor is spending a lot of money for no apparent purpose. But he’s a piker compared to 2020 billionaires Steyer and Bloomberg.
  2. recall election
    Might Tom Steyer Run to Replace Gavin Newsom in a Recall Election?The billionaire is polling the race, but pressure for California Democrats to stay out remains strong.
  3. vision 2020
    Tom Steyer Drops Out of the Democratic PrimaryAfter his massive investment in South Carolina failed to show returns at the polls, the billionaire announced he was out of the race.
  4. vision 2020
    Biden South Carolina Win Exceeds ExpectationsA two-to-one win over Sanders that left others in the dust could give Biden a springboard into Super Tuesday as the leading moderate candidate–again.
  5. dat democratic azz
    Tom Steyer Remains in Presidential Race Just for ‘Back That Azz Up’ Dad DanceTwenty perfect seconds.
  6. 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.
  7. vision 2020
    Biden’s Very Narrow Path to the NominationAfter a good debate performance, Biden has a chance to reestablish himself as the moderate alternative to Sanders if he wins South Carolina.
  8. vision 2020
    Is Your Candidate ‘Nominatable’?We’re at a point in the Democratic presidential contest where voters need to decide who has a realistic path to the nomination.
  9. vision 2020
    Carolina Kingmaker Clyburn to Give Biden a Timely Boost With an EndorsementIn a state Biden must win, he got the most important endorsement, but it may not be enough to preserve a win in his one-time “firewall.”
  10. vision 2020
    In South Carolina (and Only South Carolina) Tom Steyer Is a Front-runnerThe billionaire candidate is plastering lots of states with advertisements. For some reason they just seem to be working much better in S.C.
  11. vision 2020
    The Murky Path Out of Nevada for Candidates Not Named BernieBiden’s still not quite dead, and others have long shots left, but it’s going to be tough to take down the new front-runner.
  12. vision 2020
    Bernie Wins Big in Nevada CaucusesThe other candidates’ order of finish remains unclear, but Sanders exceeded high expectations.
  13. vision 2020
    What to Expect From Nevada’s CaucusesSanders is the heavy favorite, but the order of finish for the rest of the field may matter a lot — assuming we have quick returns.
  14. vision 2020
    Why Biden’s Candidacy May SurviveHe’s been left for dead by many observers, but Nevada and especially South Carolina could revive him in time for Super Tuesday.
  15. vision 2020
    Which Democratic Presidential Candidates Will Survive Until Super Tuesday?It could be lots of candidates, or just two or three, depending on what happens in Nevada and South Carolina.
  16. democratic debates
    Tom Steyer Is Here to Make Friends (With Bernie Sanders)The billionaire repeatedly praised Sanders during Friday night’s Democratic debate in New Hampshire.
  17. vision 2020
    Biden’s Last Stand?Biden’s candidacy was teetering entering the debate. He began by predicting his own defeat in New Hampshire, and it didn’t get much better from there.
  18. vision 2020
    Who Could Breach Joe Biden’s ‘Firewall’ in South Carolina?Biden’s plan to rely on African-American voters in the Palmetto state no longer looks that secure.
  19. vision 2020
    The Most Consequential Failure of the Iowa CaucusesThe unusually slow count and abnormally large field of viable candidates means that the Iowa caucus didn’t shrink the field.
  20. vision 2020
    In Iowa, a Collision of Campaigns Before the CaucusesWhat it was like at a West Des Moines pizza joint serving surrogates, AFSCME, and a five-minute Bernie Sanders cameo.
  21. democratic debates
    People Finally Want to Hear From Tom Steyer, But He’s Not TalkingThe billionaire was in the middle of the Sanders-Warren post-debate exchange but is saying little about it.
  22. democratic debates
    5 Takeaways From the Democratic Debate in IowaAmong them: Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren aren’t great at “deescalating,” and Iowans’ fetishization of politeness is a huge gift to Biden.
  23. vision 2020
    Bloomberg and Steyer Reveal That Billionaires Are Underinvesting In PoliticsBillionaires can afford to spend far more on politics than they have been. Bloomberg and Steyer are showing them that democracy is a bargain.
  24. vision 2020
    Steyer Gets Return on Ad Investment, Makes Des Moines Debate StageA big Steyer Surge in polling in Nevada and South Carolina commensurate with his big spending will get his rivals’ attention.
  25. vision 2020
    Welcome to the Electability PrimaryA look at the major candidates’ various ways of assuring voters they’ve got what it takes to win.
  26. vision 2020
    January Debate Criteria May Winnow Democratic Field Some MoreThe DNC rejects demands for a relaxation of qualifying criteria and for more podiums on the stage.
  27. vision 2020
    New Polls Are Good News for Biden, Bernie, and the Billionaire CandidatesIn five new national polls, Steyer’s and Bloomberg’s wallets are making an impact, while Biden and Sanders continue to show strength.
  28. politics
    How Bad Are Billionaire Politicians for Democracy?Intelligencer staffers discuss the implications of superrich public servants.
  29. underdogs
    In Underdog Story, Single-Digit Billionaire Buys Way Into December DebateSteyer’s net worth is only 3 percent of Bloomberg’s. But the humble hedge-fund manager pulled himself up by his bootstraps and onto the debate stage.
  30. vision 2020
    Bloomberg Poll Bump Shows That Money TalksHis unprecedented ad spending is getting everyone’s attention, but he’s got some high unfavorability numbers, too.
  31. vision 2020
    Buttigieg-Gabbard 2020? Give Me a Break.A columnist takes license from Trump’s improbable 2016 election to pull an insanely unlikely Buttigieg-Gabbard ticket out of his … imagination.
  32. 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.
  33. vision 2020
    Report: Steyer Aide Offered Iowa Politicians Money in Exchange for EndorsementsAn adviser to the billionaire got caught hinting that local candidates endorsing him might come into some campaign contributions.
  34. democratic debates
    Next Debate May Be Do-or-Die for Four CandidatesThrowing an elbow — or a bomb — in Atlanta is one way to make the stage in Los Angeles.
  35. vision 2020
    December Democratic Debate May Winnow Some More CandidatesThe polling threshold for making the stage will rise again, endangering several well-known candidates.
  36. 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.
  37. 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).
  38. vision 2020
    November Debate: Who’s In, Who’s Out?A heightened polling requirement could ensnare several candidates who made the grade for earlier debates.
  39. vision 2020
    12 Candidates to Appear on Single Debate Stage in OctoberIt will be crowded, but many will cheer the single-night format.
  40. vision 2020
    A Fresh Batch of Polls Has Good News for Tulsi, Bad News for BernieGabbard’s now on the debate stage for October, guaranteeing two events, and polls show Warren pulling well ahead of Sanders in early states.
  41. vision 2020
    DNC Again Toughens Debate Qualifications for NovemberThe new thresholds are only marginally higher, but they’ll probably be tight enough to ensure a one-night debate.
  42. vision 2020
    October Debates Could Go Back to Two Nights As Steyer QualifiesEleven candidates have qualified for the October round of Democratic presidential debates in Ohio. That’s one more than any stage can hold.
  43. vision 2020
    Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Race After Failing to Make Debate CutShe just couldn’t buy a break in a crowded presidential contest.
  44. vision 2020
    September Democratic Primary Debates: Who’s in, Who’s OutThe good news is that there will probably be only one debate in September. The bad news is that there might be two in October.
  45. vision 2020
    Ranking the Most Influential Democratic Donors in the 2020 RaceWhose money are the presidential hopefuls gunning for?
  46. vision 2020
    September Democratic Debates Should Feature Less Crowded StagesLooks like at least 11 will qualify for the third round of Democratic debates. That probably means two events with fewer participants than before.
  47. vision 2020
    Is Tom Steyer Making a Mockery Out of the DNC?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether the billionaire, who’s likely to be on stage for the third Democratic debates, is damaging the primary process.
  48. vision 2020
    Democratic 2020 Field May Be Sliced in Half by Debate CutJust enough candidates may qualify for the third round in Houston to force two nights of debates, but soon the field should seriously be winnowed.
  49. 2020 democratic primaries
    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.
  50. vision 2020
    Tom Steyer Launches Another Presidential Candidacy We Don’t NeedIt will take even more money than Tom Steyer has to find voters who believe he is uniquely capable of fighting the power of money in politics.
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