Presidential Election of 2020 Category

April 10, 2019

‘Dangerous People Are Coming Here and the Good People Are Dying,’ Trump Warns in Texas Visit

In an appearance in San Antonio, Mr. Trump said that immigration would be a tremendous issue for him and other Republicans in the 2020 campaign.

April 10, 2019

Medicare for All and Beyond, Sanders Uses the Senate as His Launching Pad

Senator Bernie Sanders reintroduced his Medicare for All Act on Wednesday in a choreographed event charged with the unmistakable presidential politics of 2020.

April 10, 2019

Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 Campaign Says It Raised $6 Million

Ms. Warren’s total lagged what several other Democratic presidential candidates received in the first quarter of the year, but she had a strong finish to the quarter.

April 10, 2019

How Far Left Is Too Far Left for 2020 Democrats?

Or is that question beside the point in the Trump era?

April 9, 2019

Trump Mocks Climate Change. That’s a Key to Defeating Him.

A Green Real Deal will put the president on the defensive in the next election.

April 4, 2019

More Internet, Less Sex

The modern decline of healthy social interactions.

April 4, 2019

Landlords Get a $173 Million Deal From City as Their Lawyer Raises Funds for de Blasio

The lawyer’s work for Mayor Bill de Blasio may resurrect questions of whether the mayor blurs the line between city business and political fund-raising.

April 4, 2019

The Biden Sort-Of Lovefest

If you don’t want to vote for him, at least buy a mug.

April 1, 2019

Pete Buttigieg Says He Raised $7 Million in First Quarter for 2020 Bid

The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., little known just a few months ago, has raised his political profile and online following in recent weeks.

April 1, 2019

How the Trump Era Is Molding the Next Generation of Voters

Recent data — and interviews with a dozen teenagers on the front lines of politics — show a decided leftward lean.

April 1, 2019

Joe Biden Scrambles to Stem Crisis After Lucy Flores’s Allegation

The former vice president’s attempt to rebut her story without dismissing it — or her — illustrated the #MeToo-era challenges that await a 76-year-old known his close physical contact with women.

March 31, 2019

Who Is Lucy Flores, the Woman Accusing Joe Biden of Kissing Her?

Ms. Flores, 39, is a former Nevada state assemblywoman who lost campaigns to become the state’s lieutenant governor and to represent the Fourth District in Congress.

March 31, 2019

Joe Biden Says He Did Not Act Inappropriately with Lucy Flores

The former vice president, accused by Ms. Flores, a Nevada Democrat, of kissing and touching her, did acknowledge ‘expressions of affection’ on campaign trail.

March 31, 2019

Why Elizabeth Warren, a Presumed Front-Runner, Trails Her Rivals in Fund-Raising

Money is a problem for the Democratic senator, who is likely to be substantially out-raised in the first quarter. And she’s not the fresh candidate anymore. But much time remains.

March 29, 2019

Economic View: Modern Monetary Theory Makes Sense, Up to a Point

Urgent goals might justify more debt for a while, the economist Robert Shiller says, but this does not license unlimited spending or endlessly accelerating debt.