“You’re supposed to laugh at that, folks,” Bloomberg said to a room at the city’s African American history museum filled mostly with staff and media. For a normal presidential campaign, such moments would
But by the time Harris ended her campaign Tuesday, struggling in polls and fundraising, a defensiveness had begun to crowd her message of uplift. She began speaking in her final weeks about the “elephant
The day culminated hours later when Biden, striking a different tone aboard his campaign bus, unloaded with a searing critique of his rivals and the media covering his candidacy. He ridiculed claims that
The talks extended into late Monday night, as Kamala Harris stayed up until 2 a.m. futilely trying to find a way to push on. But Tuesday around 12:45, she called her staffers to tell them it was all over.
That proved to be a misleading indicator of where the Democratic electorate stood on some of the issues, particularly health care, in part because fewer moderate voices were being heard. Former vice president
How a fight over health care entangled Elizabeth Warren — and reshaped the Democratic presidential race
That moment highlighted the political turbulence that Warren has experienced in recent weeks as she has attempted to extricate herself from a policy dilemma that has blunted her steady rise to the top
“I’m spending a lot of time in what I am now thinking of and considering to be my second home, South Carolina,” Harris told the crowd, drawing some nods of approval. “I’m also spending a lot of time in
Opponents of Elizabeth Warren spread a doctored photo on Twitter. Her campaign couldn’t stop its spread.
Twitter users seized on a side-by-side comparison of the doctored version and the original, assailing the Warren campaign for the apparent misrepresentation. What they did not realize was that the account
Bloomberg has promised a disruptive campaign that could break spending records with a massive advertising buy aimed at states that vote in March and April. “I believe my unique set of experiences in business,
What do these places have in common? They were all mentioned by 2020 Democratic candidates during recent debates, along with various other cities and states across the country and around the globe. Candidates
“Everybody needs to chill out about the candidates but gin up about the prospect of rallying behind whoever emerges from this process,” Obama said in response to a question about the primary, according
The candidates in Atlanta focused instead on the unabated fear of Trump’s reelection, amid recent polling showing the president continues to have an edge in key Midwestern battleground states despite impeachment
The focus reflects, in part, the lessons of the 2018 midterm elections, when Democratic congressional candidates in swing districts successfully emphasized economic disparities and health-care overhauls
What happened in the Democratic debate: Candidates squabble over black voters, draw contrasts with Trump
The fifth Democratic primary debate, sponsored by The Washington Post and MSNBC, was the first since South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg showed signs of surging in several polls, and Sen. Kamala D.
“The president had to confess in writing, in court, to illegally diverting charitable contributions that were supposed to go to veterans.” In a civil complaint filed in June 2018, then-Attorney General
Amy Klobuchar: She’s shown perhaps less momentum in Iowa, but she’s rising slightly. She repeatedly, and effectively, argued that she has won in a swing state, including in red areas, and her sometimes-corny
Of course, getting a lot of airtime isn’t always a good thing. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) talked far more than the other candidates in the last debate, largely because she had to rebut attacks from
Then came a text message from another county party member who had heard that the state party was organizing a similar effort, as was a nonprofit group. “We don’t have time for this,” Bianca Keaton, the
Abrams was there to talk about voting rights. But, as often happens at her public appearances, a question came up: Would she be willing to serve as vice president? “I’m happy to do so,” she said, to applause
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As usual, they are in order of the most likely to win the nomination, not necessarily the presidency. Also running: Michael F. Bennet, Steve Bullock, John Delaney, Joe Sestak, Marianne Williamson 13. Tulsi
In a barrage of 40 tweets and retweets by Sunday evening, Trump didn’t mention Eddie Rispone’s loss to Gov. John Bel Edwards (D), even though the president had held two campaign rallies in the state in
“What’s different is the number of candidates who can lay claim to being serious enough to win delegates,” said Elaine Kamarck, a member of the party’s Rules Committee and the author of the book “Primary
Pete Buttigieg wants to build a bridge to the religious right. But tension within his in-laws’ family highlights how difficult
Chasten’s reply: “Thank you. Love to you and the family.” Less than a year later, Rhyan would be on Fox News, accusing Chasten of lying about his upbringing for political gain. That prompted accusations
These episodes illuminated tensions within the conservative political movement as far-right activists — including followers of a 21-year-old YouTube flamethrower named Nicholas Fuentes — seek influence
“I want to do it early, early, early,” Warren told a crowd of nearly 600 at Wartburg College in northeastern Iowa. “There are millions of people right now who are struggling to pay their medical bills.
From the start, Warren’s mantra as a candidate has been her advocacy of “big structural change” to rebalance a system she says is tilted to the biggest corporations and to the wealthy and the well-connected