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  1. vision 2020
    Why Are Governors Doing So Poorly in the 2020 Race?In reality, the governors-run-best assumption hasn’t been accurate for years. And many senators in the race have other things going for them.
  2. 2020 democratic primaries
    Where Does the Democratic Primary Race Stand Now?Intelligencer staffers discuss the current state of the endless horserace.
  3. vision 2020
    CNN to Turn Democratic Debate Assignment Lottery Into a ShowTune in on July 18 to find out who’s where on which stage! The suspense is unbearable!
  4. vision 2020
    Biden Apologizes for the ‘Pain’ and ‘Misconception’ of Segregationist CommentsNot one to apologize for his political record, Biden may be attempting to stop the damage from this unforced error dredging up his history on race.
  5. vision 2020
    How the Next Democratic Debates Are Shaping UpThere could be different participants and more drama in Detroit later this month.
  6. the national interest
    Democratic Presidential Candidates Need to Stop Taking Unpopular StancesProgressives are in denial about the dangers of forcing their nominee too far left.
  7. so you want to be president
    New Poll Shows Big Post-Debate Boost for Kamala Harris and Elizabeth WarrenLooks like the early leaders Biden and Sanders are losing altitude as two women challenge the conventional wisdom about the contest.
  8. 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.
  9. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris’s Call for a Return to Busing Is Bold and Politically RiskyHarris could benefit by making school desegregation an issue again without excessive emphasis on a much-misunderstood method for achieving it.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.”
  12. race
    Kamala Harris Ends the Era of Coddling Joe Biden on RaceOver the years, Joe Biden has benefited from black candidates feeling compelled to take a conciliatory pose when confronted by racism. No more.
  13. vision 2020
    Will the Debate Put Mayor Pete’s Campaign Back on Track?Buttigieg had a good debate performance, and was properly contrite in addressing a recent police shooting in his city. But he has more work to do.
  14. the national circus
    Frank Rich: Kamala Harris’s Debate Performance Should Scare TrumpBeyond her dismantling of Joe Biden on Thursday night, she showed off her formidable skill as a prosecutor. That’s likely to unnerve the president.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 2020 elections
    Kamala Harris Made Joe Biden Answer for His PastAnd it was very satisfying.
  18. early and often
    Kamala Harris Just Jumped Into the Top TierBut she also laid a couple traps for herself that could hurt later.
  19. vision 2020
    Watch Kamala Harris Confront Joe Biden Over His Record on RaceThe California senator challenged Biden on his work with segregationists and his stance on school busing, saying, “That little girl was me.”
  20. democratic debates
    Kamala Harris Says She Actually Wouldn’t Abolish Private Health InsuranceInitially it looked like she was reversing her position on how to implement Medicare for All, but later she said she misunderstood the question.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  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
    Warren, Beto, Biden, and Bernie Get Center-Stage Positions at First DebatesO’Rourke, who hasn’t been polling that well, got lucky with his debate placement.
  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
    4 of the 5 Top-Polling Democrats Land on Same Primary-Debate NightBy the luck of the draw, Elizabeth Warren will be the only high-ranking candidate appearing during night one of the first round of debates.
  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
    Nobody’s Conceding California to Kamala Harris in the 2020 RaceThe Golden State’s favorite daughter needs a win at home, but it will be tricky, as appearances by 13 of her rivals this weekend showed.
  32. protest
    Man Grabs Mic From Kamala Harris As She’s Asked About Gender InequityThe protester chose a bad moment to promote animals rights.
  33. abortion
    Harris Proposes Making States Clear Abortion Laws With the Justice DepartmentBorrowing a page from the Voting Rights Act, the California senator goes on the offensive against state attacks on reproductive rights.
  34. vision 2020
    Slowly and Persistently, Elizabeth Warren Is On the RiseIf the 2020 hopeful can avoid getting sideswiped by a fast-moving dark horse candidate, she’s in decent shape to challenge Sanders and Biden.
  35. vision 2020
    Today’s Dark-Horse Candidates Could Be Tomorrow’s SupernovasThere’s a decent chance a little-known Democrat will become a contender when better known. Donald Trump, however, will need strong turnout and luck.
  36. so you want to be president
    Kamala Harris Wants to Fine Companies That Pay Men More Than WomenShe has introduced “the most aggressive equal pay proposal in history.”
  37. 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.
  38. so you want to be president
    Kamala Harris Doesn’t Want to Be Anyone’s Vice-PresidentThe presidential candidate pushed back against the talk that she’d be the perfect running mate for Biden.
  39. vision 2020
    The Asian-American Electorate Is Becoming a ForceDemocrats won 77 percent of the Asian-American vote in 2018 after losing it in the last midterms.
  40. vision 2020
    2020 Democrats Are Beginning to Worry About a Contested ConventionA contested convention would make superdelegates, whose power on the first ballot has been eliminated, big dogs in subsequent ballots.
  41. yikes
    Watch Kamala Harris Shut Down Chris Matthews’s Gross Virginity MetaphorThe MSNBC host compared giving up executive privilege to losing your virginity.
  42. 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.
  43. vision 2020
    The ‘Biden Bounce’ and Warren Surge Are Challenges for Bernie SandersSanders is in danger of losing his co-front-runner status as Biden gains strength, while Warren moves up on the left.
  44. vision 2020
    Wall Street Democrats Are Absolutely Freaking Out About Their 2020 CandidatesBiden? Pete? Trump?! 
  45. impeachment
    Democratic Voter Support for Impeachment Cooling As Fight for It Heats UpDemocratic rank-and-file support for impeachment proceedings was higher last August than now, though that could change again.
  46. 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.
  47. vision 2020
    What Do Democrats Mean by ‘Electability’?Some think centrists are more electable, and some think it’s progressives, minority candidates, or those good at telling “narratives.”
  48. 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.
  49. so you want to be president
    Kamala Harris Calls for Trump to Be ImpeachedShe joined Elizabeth Warren in supporting impeachment proceedings at a recent town hall.
  50. vision 2020
    Highlights From CNN’s Town Halls With Five 2020 CandidatesDemocratic candidates Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, and Pete Buttigieg appeared at Monday night’s event.
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