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Politics May 02A referendum election in November? Trump allies see risks
Six months from Election Day, President Donald Trump’s prospects for winning a second term have been jolted by a historic pandemic and a cratering economy, rattling some of his Republican allies and upending the playbook his campaign had hoped to…
Politics Mar 15‘Bigger than any one of us’: Biden, Sanders take on pandemic
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders sought in Sunday's debate to cast themselves as best-positioned to lead the nation through a global pandemic.
Politics Mar 15Biden, Sanders to debate against backdrop of global pandemic
When the two remaining Democratic presidential candidates return to the debate stage Sunday night, they will find that their party, the political stakes and the world look much different from when they last met less than three weeks ago.
Politics Feb 12Sanders’ narrow win ups pressure on moderates to coalesce
The Vermont senator is benefiting from a crowded and fractured primary field, with several moderate candidates dividing up the rest of the vote.
Politics Feb 10Warren tries to break out of the middle ahead of New Hampshire primary
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's challenge is to convince voters she has a viable path to the nomination, even if that path is unclear.
Politics Feb 08Democrats on edge after 2020 election season’s ragged launch
Democrats are on edge over embarrassing technical issues that marred this week's Iowa caucuses, and they're worried about the lower-than-expected turnout in the first contest of the 2020 election season.
Politics Feb 02In Iowa, anxiety and unpredictability clouds caucus finish
On the eve of the Iowa caucuses, the Democratic presidential candidates hustled across the state Sunday trying to fire up voters and make one last appeal to those struggling to make a final decision about their choice in the crowded…
Politics Jan 25Trump defends Sanders, stoking Democratic divisions
As tensions between Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren rose earlier this month, Sanders found himself with an unusual ally: President Donald Trump.
Politics Jan 09Booker says impeachment trial timing could be ‘big blow’ to his campaign
Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker said the impeachment trial could keep him away from Iowa in the final weeks before the Feb. 3 caucuses.
Politics Nov 14Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick joins Democratic presidential race
Patrick said he’s running for the “people who feel left out and left back.”…