2020 election

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The unbearable whiteness of Mayor Pete’s Chicago rally

August 21, 2019 4:56 pm

‘Find the people who don’t look like most of you in this room’

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Joe Biden won’t win

August 19, 2019 5:06 am

Don’t bet on the 76-year-old securing the nomination, let alone the presidency

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The Mooch, Bill Kristol and the NeverTrump quest for relevance

August 18, 2019 6:57 pm

Anthony Scaramucci is a slightly preposterous footnote to the spectacle that is the Trump presidency

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Joe Biden isn’t ‘gaffe-prone’, he’s losing his mind

August 16, 2019 2:11 pm

If you want to beat him, go for the head

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Donkey Dow: corn dogs, celebrity cameos and cries for help

August 16, 2019 12:42 pm

Goodbye John Hickenlooper, hello Cardi B

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Is it time for some 2020 Democrats to put party over country?

August 14, 2019 5:35 pm

Democrats would need three, maybe even four seats to capture control of the Senate

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Buttigieg at home as he ranges into Texas

August 13, 2019 1:33 pm

An upbeat campaign against cynical times

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Since you were wondering what a Steve Bullock event is like

August 11, 2019 1:02 pm

Montana governor defends losing strategy at the National Press Club

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Joe Biden’s Grandpa Smurf routine won’t beat Trump

August 9, 2019 12:23 pm

How revealing is the former VP’s ‘poor kids, white kids’ gaffe?

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John Delaney stress grips and Kamala Harris fans: the best and worst of 2020 Democrats’ merchandise

August 7, 2019 8:28 pm

Excuse me, would you be interested in buying a gender-neutral Kirsten Gillibrand t-shirt?

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Trump heals the nation…by attacking Beto for his ‘phony name’

August 7, 2019 5:23 pm

Biden and other candidates seem to have gotten the message that Trump is no pushover

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Ben Sasse kind of sucks now

August 7, 2019 9:51 am

The Nebraska senator used to have a relatable world-weariness about him. What happened?

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The regressiveness of Officer Kamala

August 5, 2019 3:26 pm

How the California senator’s sex work record could prove a stumbling block

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Presidency Inc.

August 3, 2019 4:06 pm

Running for the highest office in the land is a money-making exercise

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Behind the scenes of a Tulsi takedown

August 1, 2019 8:55 pm

Gabbard dismantled Kamala Harris because no one else had bothered trying

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America’s cyberspace challenge

August 1, 2019 4:17 pm

Military and political inertia is a dereliction of duty

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Donkey Dow: pity the Biden deniers

August 1, 2019 2:26 pm

‘Smart money’ front-runner Kamala Harris looked like the heir to Clinton. Not a good thing

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Why Marianne Williamson is right about antidepressants

August 1, 2019 9:56 am

Unhappiness is far too often diagnosed as depression – and treated as such

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The biggest loser in Wednesday’s Detroit debate was sanity

August 1, 2019 12:13 am

The insuperable obstacle the candidates faced was the stunning success of Donald Trump’s first three years

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Bernie monsters the moderates

July 31, 2019 1:02 pm

The progressive powerhouse made the most of CNN’s strange debate format

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When will Tulsi Gabbard become a Republican?

July 31, 2019 9:49 am

Exploring the burning subtext of a Democratic presidential campaign

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The Democrats’ stillborn revolution

July 31, 2019 12:37 am

The tepid centrists may not be inspiring, but they signify a problem for the likes of Sanders and Warren

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20 headline-grabbing stunts 2020 Dems might pull in Detroit

July 30, 2019 4:59 pm

Which candidate will be brave enough to name Ilhan Omar as secretary of state?