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  1. vision 2020
    Can Biden Lose the First Two States and Still Win the Nomination?Nobody’s done it before, but it’s possible, albeit perilous. Biden’s much stronger in Nevada and South Carolina.
  2. vision 2020
    Democratic Voters May Have Winnowed 2020 Field to the Big 3Lots could still happen, but at this point Democratic voters are mostly shifting support between the Big Three of Biden, Warren, and Sanders.
  3. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren’s Struggle to Draw Black Voters Is a Big ProblemShe’s working to expand beyond her progressive, “wine-track” base, but still trails Biden, Harris, and Sanders among black Democrats.
  4. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris Is Trying to Run Obama’s ’08 Playbook. She Has Ground to Make Up.The Californian has modeled her campaign on the 44th president’s. But she’s currently not doing well among black voters or in South Carolina.
  5. vision 2020
    Iowa State Fair Is for Fried Food and Politics23 presidential candidates are set to speak at the fair, which kicks off today, all trying to avoid gaffes and the consumption of perilous fair food.
  6. the national interest
    Joe Biden Is Either Lucky Or Better Than We ThoughtThe former vice-president refuses to fade away.
  7. vision 2020
    Biden Took Attacks From All Sides – and This Time Came Out StrongerIt was a good night for the former veep. Not just because he did better than Kamala Harris, but because Cory Booker did too.
  8. 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.
  9. vision 2020
    Joe Biden Is Fighting Complacency As 2020 Front-RunnerAfter losing some ground, the former veep is showing new aggressiveness. If he keeps it up in the second debate in Detroit, he could regain his mojo.
  10. vision 2020
    Cory Booker Has Lost That Loving FeelingBeing the candidate of love and unity hasn’t worked too well for Cory Booker. Looks like he is trying some angry aggressiveness instead.
  11. cory booker
    Cory Booker Is One Step Away From Challenging Trump to an Arm-Wrestling MatchWe get it, you’re strong!
  12. vision 2020
    Biden Seeks to Cleanse His Record With Criminal-Justice-Reform ProposalJust as Biden once sought “cover” with tough-on-crime policies, he’s now reversing course to protect his status with African-American voters.
  13. vision 2020
    If a New Poll Is to Be Believed, the Debate Upended the Democratic Primary FieldLooks like the early leaders Biden and Sanders are losing altitude as two women challenge the conventional wisdom about the contest.
  14. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris’s Star Is Rising, But There Are Major Hurdles AheadHarris is beginning to show the promise that made her an early favorite. But her path to the Democratic nomination is narrow and perilous.
  15. vision 2020
    Cory Booker Says He Doubts Joe Biden Can Speak ‘Honestly’ About RaceAfter Biden refused to apologize about his past busing stance, Booker said he “wasn’t sure” if Biden could speak “honestly about race.”
  16. democratic debates
    Biden’s Bad Night Exposed Some Dangerous WeaknessesBiden looked old, ill-prepared, and vulnerable to an African-American challenger in the first debate. He must bounce back quickly lest it get worse.
  17. 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.
  18. vision 2020
    Black and Hispanic Voters Should Take a Closer Look at Julián CastroBiden leads among black and brown voters, but Castro has distinguished himself with the most specific proposals on policing and immigration.
  19. democratic debates
    2020 Democrats Don’t Know What to Do About Mitch McConnellTwo moderators tried to get the candidates to come to grips with the awful specter of a Republican Senate in 2021 without much success.
  20. democratic debates
    Was Beto O’Rourke Really That Bad?Intelligencer staffers discuss who made an impression and who tanked at Wednesday night’s debate
  21. si se puede
    Mediocre Spanish Is the Surprise Star of the First Democratic DebateAfter Beto O’Rourke showed off his serviceable Spanish, Cory Booker gave it a shot, to a lesser effect.
  22. so you want to be president
    Beto Is in Over His HeadHe had a rough time in the Democratic debate.
  23. early and often
    Who Needs to Do What in the First Democratic Debate of 2020Based on conversations with leading campaign strategists, debate veterans, and candidates from across the party.
  24. politics
    Democratic Presidential Candidates Respond to New Rape Allegation Against TrumpThey were asked to respond to E. Jean Carroll’s accusation and weigh in on whether Congress should get involved.
  25. early and often
    ‘That’s Hell’: Democrats’ Debate Prep Gets RealEveryone expects Biden to come under serious fire. He’s getting ready for it.
  26. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Segregationist Controversy: What You Need to KnowAfter Biden’s rivals called him out for touting his work with racist Senate colleagues, the former VP insisted he’s the one who’s owed an apology.
  27. vision 2020
    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.
  28. vision 2020
    Harris and Booker Lagging in Must-Win South CarolinaThe two major African-American candidates in the Democratic primary are struggling to chip away at Biden’s strong support from black voters.
  29. vision 2020
    Jimmy Carter Is Emerging As a Role Model in the 2020 PrimariesNot only is his name no longer a political slur, Democratic candidates are actively trying to emulate him.
  30. vision 2020
    Warren and Buttigieg Are Gaining Ground in IowaThe gold-standard Iowa Poll by Ann Selzer shows support for Biden and Sanders weakening, and two clear tiers emerging below them.
  31. vision 2020
    Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren Are Making Massive Bets on IowaBut is aggressive organization-building still the best way to win the nation’s first caucus?
  32. vision 2020
    More Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Calling for Trump’s ImpeachmentMueller’s statement on his investigation pushed a few more candidates into the pro-impeachment camp, while others are still hedging their bets.
  33. vision 2020
    Will Old Folks Stick With Joe Biden?There’s a dynamic that could undercut his exceptional popularity among seniors, across racial and gender lines.
  34. bill barr
    Watch Cory Booker Try Not to Laugh as Kamala Harris Questions William BarrAs Barr fumbled his answer to the former prosecutor, Booker had to take a moment to regroup.
  35. just asking questions
    Cory Booker on Progressive Purity Tests, His Work With Jared Kushner, and More“I end up talking about love — which maybe doesn’t sound like a normal presidential campaign. That’s fine. People should know who I am.”
  36. vision 2020
    2020 Candidates Begin Signing Unity Pledge, With Sanders Taking the LeadThe candidate some feared as divisive was the first to take Indivisible’s pledge for civility and a united front against Trump.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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?
  40. vision 2020
    From Breezy Beto to Wonky Warren: How Candidates Use PolicyPolicies can be an ideological marker, a signature, or even an identity.
  41. 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.
  42. vision 2020
    America’s Second-Largest Teachers Union Is Trying Not to Make 2016’s MistakeThe American Federation of Teachers has rolled out its endorsement process for candidates, and says that it’s prepared to hold Democrats to account.
  43. celebrity relationships
    Rosario Dawson Confirms She and Cory Booker Are Dating“So far so wonderful, he’s a wonderful human being.”
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 2020 presidential election
    Joe Biden May Be the Last Hurrah for Moderate DemocratsBarring a Biden nomination, the time seems ripe for progressives to take the wheel in the Democratic Party, and for moderates to fall in line.
  49. 2020 elections
    Cory Booker Has a School Choice ProblemBooker’s past positions on vouchers and charter schools are out of line with Democratic orthodoxy. He can’t stay quiet about it much longer.
  50. the national interest
    An Inheritance Tax Is Democrats’ Best Weapon Against Trump’s OligarchyA popular plan that gives Democrats a way to frame Trump’s economic privilege.
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