Warren, Elizabeth

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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Missing From Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 Surge: Democratic Endorsements

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — Senator Elizabeth Warren has built her following in part by taking pictures with thousands of voters deep into evening after campaign events, but her dinner audience here one night last month was far smaller. And Ms. Warren’s guests were more interested in hearing, and politely challenging, her campaign […]

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Democrats Will Hope for a ‘Bump’ at Next Week’s Debate. What’s It Worth?

NYT > U.S. > Politics Welcome to Poll Watch, our weekly look at Perhaps more important, the exchange gave her fund-raising operation a shot of adrenaline: Just 24 hours after the debate, she had raised $2 million. But she soon fell from the race’s top tier, and has not broken into the double digits in […]

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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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Warren and Trump Speeches Attack Corruption, but Two Different Kinds

NYT > U.S. > Politics Senator Elizabeth Warren stood beneath a marble arch in New York City, telling a crowd of thousands that she would lead a movement to purge the government of corruption. Not far from the site of a historic industrial disaster, Ms. Warren described Washington as utterly compromised by the influence of […]

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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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They Meet at Last: Biden-Warren Matchup Is Main Event in Debate

NYT > U.S. > Politics He tends to meander and misspeak. She once won a college debate scholarship. He is a relative centrist who is seen by Democrats in early polls as the strongest candidate against President Trump. She is a self-styled progressive fighter who still worries some voters and party officials about her general […]

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