Sanders, Bernard

Democratic Debate Preview: The ‘On Politics’ Guide

NYT > U.S. > Politics Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox. Tonight, I’m writing to you from Columbus, Ohio, where The New York Times has descended in force for the biggest presidential primary debate in history. This one is particularly exciting for those of us at the paper, since The Times […]

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Bernie Sanders’s Most Trusted Adviser Is Married to Him

NYT > U.S. > Politics BURLINGTON, Vt. — When it comes time to make critical decisions regarding his presidential campaign, Senator Bernie Sanders often relies on a committee of two: himself and his wife, Jane Sanders. It was Ms. Sanders who provided a medical update after her husband was hospitalized in Las Vegas last week […]

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2020 Democrats Go All In on Iowa

NYT > U.S. > Politics WEBSTER CITY, Iowa — Iowa’s presidential caucuses disenfranchise huge blocs of voters. The state is 91 percent white. It is not easy to get to, or get around in. But to a greater degree than in recent campaigns, this unrepresentative and idiosyncratic state is proving that it is the only […]

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Young Voters Still ‘Feel the Bern,’ but Not Just for Bernie Sanders Anymore

NYT > U.S. > Politics CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — College students are back on campus. hosted by Lisa Lerer and join the conversation around the 2020 presidential race.] Even Mr. Sanders’s closest advisers acknowledge that he cannot take for granted a voting cohort they view as critical, even if it is traditionally unreliable in actually […]

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Age Isn’t Hurting 2020 Democratic Leaders, to Rivals’ Chagrin

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Biden Has Deep Connection to Black Voters. Will It Translate Into Votes? Sept. 15, 2019 Joe Biden Knows He Says the Wrong Thing Aug. 12, 2019 Among the three candidates in their 70s atop the polls, Ms. Warren is the most crisp when speaking to […]

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Bernie Sanders, in Las Vegas, Previews Plan for Affordable Housing

NYT > U.S. > Politics LAS VEGAS — Senator Bernie Sanders introduced a $2.5 trillion housing policy plan on Saturday that would include ending homelessness and limiting rent increases across the country by imposing a national rent control standard. Mr. Sanders said that over the next decade, his plan would expand public housing, increase the […]

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Biden and Warren Avoid Direct Conflict — But for How Long?

NYT > U.S. > Politics If Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Elizabeth Warren are headed for a showdown, neither of them appears in a hurry to get there. The two candidates have seemed to be on a collision course for much of the last few months: Mr. Biden as the Democratic front-runner and de facto […]

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Highlights From the September Democratic Debate

NYT > U.S. > Politics Here’s what you need to know: A closing question about professional setbacks. Who spoke the most Thursday night? Asked about race, Biden invokes a ‘record player.’ Sanders goes after Biden — again. This time on Iraq. Rivals are clearly aiming at Biden. He is punching back. Candidates: Former Vice President […]

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Attacks on Biden in Debate Highlight Divide Over the Obama Legacy

NYT > U.S. > Politics HOUSTON — Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. clung tightly to the legacy of the Obama administration in a Democratic primary debate on Thursday, trying to offer himself as a stand-in for the former president as an array of progressive challengers, led by Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, […]

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5 Takeaways From the Democrats’ Climate Town Hall

NYT > U.S. > Politics CNN hosted back-to-back town halls Wednesday on global warming.CreditHilary Swift for The New York Times Over a marathon seven hours on Wednesday, 10 of the Democratic presidential candidates participated in back-to-back CNN town hall events on climate change, fielding questions from audience members and several of the network’s top anchors. […]

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