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U.S. Officials Monitor Voting for Interference
As voters in 14 states from Maine to California went to the polls on Super Tuesday, officials from four national security agencies huddled in a nondescript office building just across the Potomac River from Washington...By John Walcott
Joe Biden Reaches Out to Voters of Faith
For weeks, Joe Biden's dark blue campaign buses have declared that the former Vice President is battling for the “the soul of the nation.” On the campaign trail, he has regularly cribbed from the Pope...By Philip Elliott
Climate Change's Role in the Rise of Bernie Sanders
The rise of Bernie Sanders as the Democratic Party’s presidential frontrunner has shaken up politicians and pundits surprised that an avowedly left-wing candidate is beating more traditional rivals. These political insiders have speculated about a...By Justin Worland
Pete Buttigieg is Not Optimistic About South Carolina. But He's Pushing On.
Pete Buttigieg was only half joking on the eve of the South Carolina primary when he wondered aloud to a crowd if it wasn’t “too late” to make another hire to help his struggling campaign....By Philip Elliott / Sumter, S.C.
A Confident Joe Biden Heads into South Carolina
Joe Biden has hit his stride. After a stumbling start to the Democratic presidential contest, the former Vice President is heading into Saturday’s South Carolina primary loose, scrappy and running in front. Polls show him...By Philip Elliott / Conway, S.C.
Bloomberg's Debate Debut
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will face the first direct test to his late-to-start bid for the presidency as he stands at the podium next to his Democratic rivals on Wednesday on the Las...By Philip Elliott
The Biggest Takeaways From the New Hampshire Democratic Debate
With voting underway for the Democratic nomination, seven of the party’s presidential candidates met for a debate—and the collective anxiety was palpable. There’s no frontrunner, the president has just been acquitted for impeachment and voters...By Molly Ball/Goffstown, N.H. , Philip Elliott/Goffstown, N.H. and Charlotte Alter/Goffstown, N.H.
After a Rocky Start in Iowa, Joe Biden Shakes Up His Campaign
After a bruising performance in Iowa, Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is shaking up its leadership and telling staff to “take a deep breath (or two or three) because this roller coaster of a campaign season...By Philip Elliott / Goffstown, N.H.
Trump Makes His Own Case to America
It’s Donald Trump’s moment to not screw up. As Trump wrapped up the final State of the Union address of his term on Tuesday, he was close to having survived impeachment, the greatest challenge to...By Brian Bennett
Cory Booker Ends His Presidential Bid
Cory Booker’s presidential campaign launched with a flashy video, driven by a biography rooted in an optimism that should have found fertile soil in Iowa. He followed up with grind-it-out work on the ground in...By Philip Elliott
Touting High Fundraising, Democrats Express Confidence About Keeping House Majority
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $14.4 million dollars last December, which the organization’s chairwoman touted as a boost heading into an election year with the House majority on the line. “Talk to anybody in...By Alana Abramson
Biden's Holiday Pitch to Iowa: I'm the Best Candidate to Beat Trump
Former Iowa first lady Christie Vilsack has started to tack on at least 15 extra minutes to her grocery store runs. She can barely get through the freezer aisle without neighbors and strangers stopping her...By Philip Elliott / Creston, Iowa
Why Democrats Have Avoided Invoking Impeachment in Facebook Ads — Even Though Trump Has Raised Millions Doing Just That
It was always a gamble. When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi let slip the forces of impeachment in late September, it was inevitable that the lumbering pace of subpoenas, hearings and refusals to cooperate by the...By Chris Wilson
Kamala Harris Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race
California Sen. Kamala Harris, once a promising presidential hopeful, announced she was dropping out of the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, a stunning turn just weeks ahead of the Iowa caucuses. "I’ve taken stock and...By Lissandra Villa
Donald Trump Says He Wants a Trial. Here's What Needs to Happen in the House Impeachment Inquiry Before He Gets One
This week’s back-to-back days of testimony from key witnesses in the Democrats' impeachment inquiry have given the probe a sense of momentum as Congress heads into its Thanksgiving break. Now Democrats have to decide what...By Alana Abramson
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