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  1. vision 2020
    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.
  2. vision 2020
    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.
  4. george floyd
    ‘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.
  5. 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.
  6. vision 2020
    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.
  7. vision 2020
    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.
  8. vision 2020
    Biden’s VP Should Meet These 4 Criteria (But Won’t)All of the finalists in the Democratic “veepstakes” have flaws.
  9. vision 2020
    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.
  10. vision 2020
    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.
  11. 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.
  12. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris Endorses Joe BidenThe California senator and possible running mate became the latest former rival to get behind Biden.
  13. politics
    Brace Yourself for Second PlaceA female VP isn’t nice; it’s strategic. And for many, a tough pill to swallow.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. vision 2020
    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.
  17. vision 2020
    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.
  18. democratic debates
    Democrats Asked for a Mostly White Debate StageDebaters lamented the absence of candidates of color onstage. But it was the voters’ will.
  19. so you want to be president?
    Why Do People Really Dislike the Women Running for President?Does “likability” actually mean anything to voters? We conducted a poll to find out.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris’s Long Road to an Early ExitInside her promising rise and painful fall.
  23. 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.
  24. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris, Vice-Presidential Pick?Intelligencer staffers discuss the California Senator’s campaign mistakes and political future.
  25. vision 2020
    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.
  26. help
    How Are All These Random Men Still Running?Senator Kamala Harris has dropped out of the presidential race, but so many men who polled below her remain.
  27. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris Drops Out of Presidential RaceThe timing, though not necessarily the withdrawal, came as a surprise.
  28. snl
    Please, Turn SNL’s Kamala Harris Into a Damn MemeIt’s all she wants.
  29. last night on late night
    Please, Turn SNL’s Kamala Harris Into a Damn MemeIt’s all she wants.
  30. vision 2020
    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.
  31. 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.
  32. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris Facing Home-State HeartburnKamala Harris’s once-plausible path to the Democratic nomination is very rocky now. Maybe she’d be smart to pack it in before losing her home state.
  33. 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.
  34. vision 2020
    Black Turnout Could Make or Break Democrats in 2020Democrats need high black turnout if they want to oust Trump. Putting Stacey Abrams on the ticket might be the best available strategy.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. the national interest
    Kamala Harris Admits Evil Neoliberal Scheme to Educate Low-Income KidsWhy would Harris try to give low-income students a better education when she could simply reshape society?
  39. vision 2020
    Campaign Death Watch BeginsIt’s the time when preprimary winnowing gets serious, and Kamala Harris’s campaign has the bad luck to get seen cutting back on staff.
  40. vision 2020
    Is It Curtains for Kamala Harris?Intelligencer staffers discuss the latest struggles of a once-promising candidacy.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  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. 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.
  47. vision 2020
    Warren Overtakes Biden for Lead in National PollsFor the first time, the former veep’s not leading in the RealClearPolitics national polling average.
  48. vision 2020
    Biden Has a Meh Fundraising QuarterWe won’t know its significance until Warren announces her third-quarter haul, but Biden’s not lighting up the boards like Sanders and Buttigieg are.
  49. vision 2020
    Biden Planning One-on-One Showdown With WarrenBiden’s plan for a Super Tuesday “firewall” in case he loses early isn’t novel. But for previous presidential candidates, it meant defeat.
  50. twitter
    Is Kamala Harris Right That Twitter Should Ban Trump?Intelligencer staffers discuss the wisdom of removing the president from his favorite social-media platform.
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