The candidates gave their stump speeches. They took photos and shook hands. They tried mightily to address the polling elephant in the room without appearing to concern themselves with it.
We sat down with Democratic presidential candidates and asked them a new set of questions, including how they’d debate President Trump to the last book they read.
With solid support from liberals, Mr. Sanders appears to be peaking just as the caucuses approach. But many Iowa voters said they could still change their mind.
Let’s not exchange one reckless president for another.
A new study, which found that Americans were reluctant to use the word “she” to describe a hypothetical president, highlights the sneaky ways language illuminates bias.
The state’s caucuses often come down to the wire, but this year’s contest is especially uncertain.
Even the goal of defeating President Trump isn’t enough for some voters to commit to backing the eventual Democratic nominee, expressing a clear aversion to a candidate who is too liberal or centrist for their tastes.
Forthright talk about the endorsement.
Several Democratic candidates and top contenders in the Feb. 3 caucuses are at the impeachment trial while Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg court hundreds of voters each day.
Katie Kingsbury of The Times’s editorial board argues for the endorsement of both Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar.
The socialist from Vermont is not a threat to American democracy. The president is.
The candidates may be getting a bit testy, but organizers for three Democratic presidential campaigns amicably share a farmhouse that reflects Iowa’s culture of grass-roots politics.
Readers react to The Times’s unusual decision to endorse two candidates.
The decision to endorse two candidates was a significant break with convention. The board said it reflected the Democratic Party’s “radical” and “realist” models.
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg are trying to woo older black voters with policy. Those policies may be why they’re struggling to win their support.
The two progressive candidates seem to be trying to play down their differences that came into view over the past week. But many of their supporters were not ready to move on.
Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren argue over what was said at a private 2018 meeting, their dispute takes center stage at the debate and Cory Booker says goodbye.
In the Trump era, some voters say the power of a symbolic first is overshadowed by anxiety about defeating him.