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Biden joins the call for a Democratic candidates’ debate on climate change

Many presidential hopefuls say they want a primary debate to focus on climate, and now Biden’s adding his name to the list. But the Democratic Party is resisting....

Biden joins the call for a Democratic candidates’ debate on climate change

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Democratic candidates debate best way to fight climate change Several Democratic presidential candidates showed up to a town hall debate Wednesday night to push their plans to fight climate change, after most have unveiled costly proposals to try and scale back the phenomenon....
2019-09-05 22:32

Democratic National Committee votes against allowing 2020 candidates to participate in climate change debate Democratic National Committee members on Saturday voted down a resolution that would have resulted in single-issue debates among candidates -- including on the issue of the climate crisis....
2019-08-25 18:00

Democratic debate: The climate change plan that got buried by last night's Biden-Harris bickering Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he is the Democratic Party's climate change candidate. Polls show that Americans, especially younger Americans, rate climate change as a key issue. But it gets relatively little headline play in debate coverage....
2019-08-01 16:32

Bullock joins second 2020 Democratic debate, rest of candidates the same Governor Steve Bullock of Montana will be the only new face on stage for the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit, the Democratic National Committee said on Wednesday....
2019-07-18 00:32

Democratic candidates Biden and Harris chafe at debate limits U.S. Democratic presidential rivals Joe Biden and Kamala Harris expressed frustration on Thursday with a debate format they said left them little time to explain their views and led to the combative exchanges featured in the first two debate rounds....
2019-08-02 07:32

Joe Biden joins Snapchat ahead of Democratic debate “Hello, fellow youngsters!” Seventy-six-year-old Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden joined the millennial-dominated social media app Snapchat Wednesday in an apparent bid to appeal to the youths. The septuagenarian announced the move in a seri...
2019-08-01 04:32

Democratic candidates go after Joe Biden, a reflection of vulnerabilities exposed in the presidential debate Sens. Kamala D. Harris of California and Cory Booker of New Jersey asserted that Biden’s opposition to federal busing undercuts his civil rights record....
2019-06-28 22:48

Democratic debate: Biden under fire from rival candidates and protesters – live Ex-vice-president criticized over healthcare and immigrationBiden rejects opponents’ health plans as ‘bunch of malarkey’ 2.20am BST Joe Biden defended his criminal justice reform plan and generally shrugged off responsibility for mass incarceration, ...
2019-08-01 03:32

Democratic debate 2019: Candidates gang up on Biden over Obama-era deportations DETROIT, Mich. — Candidates ripped former Vice President Joe Biden apart over Obama-era deportations of illegal immigrants during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate. Biden got himself in hot water by coming after Julian Castro, the US Secretar...
2019-08-01 04:32

Democratic candidates debate: Sanders, Harris and Biden will spar in two-night event NBC announces pairings for debates later this month, the first of the 2020 presidential campaign seasonThe first 2020 presidential debate will be divided into two nights later this month, with senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker going up agains...
2019-06-15 08:48

Here's where the top Democratic 2020 candidates stand on climate change Climate change has escalated into one of the most important issues for Democratic voters, so here's where each of the 10 leading Democratic candidates stand on climate change....
2019-09-04 23:00

Democratic debate: Candidates challenge Biden on keeping up with party, lobbing attacks from the left Night one has Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the middle; night two will center former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala D. Harris....
2019-08-01 05:16

Democratic candidates fail to challenge opponents or convey scope of climate crisis in debate Presidential hopefuls mostly reiterated campaign talking points and policy proposals during seven minutes on climate discussionThe first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night spent around seven minutes on a discussion around climate chang...
2019-06-27 20:00

Democratic debate 2019: Biden tells Harris before debate: ‘Go easy on me, kid’ Former Vice President Joe Biden asked Sen. Kamala Harris to do him a favor as the Democratic debates got underway on Wednesday night. “Go easy on me, kid,” he could be heard telling the California lawmaker while greeting her on stage. The...
2019-08-01 04:32

Which candidates attacked the most during the third Democratic debate? Former housing secretary Julián Castro waged 13 attacks, the most of anyone onstage, according to an analysis of the third Democratic presidential debate....
2019-09-13 12:32

Who are the candidates participating in the first Democratic Debate? The Democratic National Committee on Thursday named the 20 presidential candidates who qualified to appear on stage later this month in the First primary debate of the 2020 campaign. They are: Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado Former Vice President Jo...
2019-06-27 18:32

Democratic debate 2019: Which candidates are most likely to get cut? With the second round of Democratic primary debates in the books, the focus now turns to September’s third round in Houston — but many of the White House hopefuls who took the stage on Tuesday and Wednesday night have likely reached the end of ...
2019-08-02 01:32

Candidates speak after Houston Democratic debate Some of the Democratic presidential candidates involved in Thursday night's debate in Houston spoke to reporters afterwards and made the cases for their candidacies. (Sept. 13)        ...
2019-09-13 17:32

Ten U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates to debate on one night Democrats will hold a single debate for 10 U.S. presidential contenders next month, leaving out 10 other candidates who did not meet the party's more stringent criteria for participation, the Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday....
2019-08-30 21:00

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round of primary debates....
2019-07-18 09:48

These Four Candidates Are Scrambling to Make the Cut for the Next Democratic Debate Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to qualifying, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot onstage....
2019-08-14 21:00

Here’s Which Candidates Have Already Qualified for the Democratic Presidential Debate At least 14 Democratic presidential candidates — from former Vice President Joe Biden to self-help author Marianne Williamson — have already clinched spots on the first primary debate stage. Hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, the de...
2019-06-13 01:32

Democratic debate 2019: ABC warns candidates to keep it clean Paging Beto O’Rourke. ABC News warned candidates at Thursday’s Democratic debate in Texas to keep it clean — just weeks after the former Texas congressman dropped an “F bomb” while discussing gun violence in an on-air in...
2019-09-13 04:16

How the Next Democratic Debate Offers a New Start for Second-Tier Candidates The shrinking calendar has those who are lagging the front-runners looking for new life in their campaigns. The rationale for staying in the race is that Joseph R. Biden Jr. will fade....
2019-09-08 11:16

Tucson’s Democratic mayoral candidates square off in debate TUCSON — The three Democrats vying to become the party’s nominee for mayor this fall were on stage together at Rincon High School Thursday night. They were debating for the first time in this campaign with only two weeks to go before ball...
2019-07-20 03:16

Here’s What the Candidates Said During Thursday’s Dramatic Democratic Presidential Debate Ten Democrats faced off Thursday in the dramatic second night of the 2020 Democratic debate in Miami. Front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden stood center stage alongside high-profile candidates including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Califor...
2019-06-28 07:00

Fact-Checking the Candidates From the Third Democratic Presidential Debate Thursday’s night Democratic presidential debate featured all 10 leading candidates on one stage for the first time. Like the previous two debates, however, several candidates made comments that had dubious standing in the facts. These claims in...
2019-09-13 16:32

As Debate Deadline Nears, Democratic Candidates Scramble to Make the Cut Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to making the debate stage, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot....
2019-08-14 12:00

In the debate on healthcare, the Democratic candidates admit Obamacare isn't working Healthcare is clearly the primary topic in this week’s second round of Democratic primary debates, but Obamacare — the crowning jewel of former President Barack Obama’s liberal agenda — seems to be a taboo subject....
2019-08-01 06:16

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with S...
2019-06-10 01:16

| Democratic 2020 candidates call for Trump's impeachment Several candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have seized upon remarks by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-30 01:00

Democratic 2020 candidates clash on healthcare, immigration and economy in first debate Ten candidates took the stage for the first of back-to-back debates, and cast themselves in sharp contrast with TrumpTen Democratic presidential candidates cast themselves in sharp contrast to Donald Trump in the first primary debate of the 2020 elec...
2019-06-27 20:00

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed....
2019-06-20 10:32

More Democratic candidates call for Trump's impeachment after Mueller statement Booker, Warren, Harris, Castro, Moulton and O’Rourke speak out‘Beginning impeachment proceedings is the only path forward’There were fresh calls on Wednesday from Democratic presidential candidates for Donald Trump’s impeachment after Robert Mueller’...
2019-05-30 16:16

Democratic Presidential Candidates Call for Brett Kavanaugh’s Impeachment In the wake of a new report by The New York Times revealing additional information about sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh, several Democratic presidential candidates have called for Kavanaugh to be impeached...
2019-09-16 08:00

Democratic debates: Sanders, Biden and Harris among candidates set to clash – live The second debate of the 2020 primary season features big hitters and up-and-comers such as Pete ButtigiegSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.22am BST Eric Swalwell is the first of the night to attack Joe Biden. Presumably it’s a ...
2019-06-28 03:32

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things...
2019-06-08 23:16

DNC Votes 222-137 Against Allowing Candidates to Participate in Climate Debate Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against allowing candidates to participate in a primary debate focused on climate change, per the Mercury News, in a contentious 222-137 vote that comes amid ongoing devastation in the Am...
2019-08-25 02:16

These Democratic Candidates Are Unionizing Their Staffs, And It Could Change Campaign Work Democratic presidential candidates fighting for the endorsements of labor unions and the votes of their rank-and-file have found a new tactic to show their commitment: unionizing their own campaigns. Staffers on four Democratic campaigns have announc...
2019-06-05 23:48

With Democratic debate deadline looming, two polls show no bump for bottom-tier candidates Two national opinion polls of the 21 Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination released on Wednesday did not show any of the candidates at the back of the crowded pack picking up enough support to qualify for the next debate in S...
2019-08-29 00:16

Democratic candidates court black voters; Biden addresses race criticism Winning the support of black voters in the United States was the focus of Democratic presidential hopefuls on Saturday, including former Vice President Joe Biden, who will address directly criticism about his record on race....
2019-07-06 21:48

Climate Town Hall: Several Democratic Candidates Embrace a Carbon Tax At a CNN forum on climate change, the first such prime-time event in a presidential campaign, candidates vowed to take aggressive action to combat global warming....
2019-09-05 11:48

Biden Comes Under Attack From All Sides in Democratic Debate Senator Kamala Harris confronted the former vice-president in a searing moment over racial equality, and others attacked him on policy and generational divide....
2019-06-28 06:16

Democratic Debate: Will Biden and Sanders Face Off? The candidates on stage will be Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell....
2019-06-28 02:00

Joe Biden interrupted by ‘Dreamers’ at the end of Democratic debate HOUSTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden was interrupted by a group of DREAMERS at the end of Thursday night’s Democratic debate. Biden was being asked by moderator George Stephanopoulos to talk about any professional setback he’d experienced....
2019-09-13 08:00

| All eyes on centrist Biden at second Democratic debate Moderate frontrunner Joe Biden takes centre stage for the second leg of the Democratic presidential debates after the first night exposed fault lines between the party's centrists and its progressive wing....
2019-08-01 00:00

Here’s What Protesters Were Shouting at Joe Biden During the Third Democratic Debate During the third Democratic presidential primary debate, protestors interrupted former Vice President Joe Biden as he was about to answer a question about how a significant setback shaped him. To viewers at home, it was not immediately clear what the...
2019-09-13 16:32

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Joe Biden is back for an encore. Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he winds through Iowa....
2019-07-31 18:00

Democratic debate highlights: Biden the favored target Democratic front-runner Joe Biden was again the main target of his rivals at the second presidential debate on Wednesday, as many of the nine other candidates on stage took aim at his track record on race, criminal justice, immigration and healthcare...
2019-08-01 08:16

New poll shows Biden slipping after first Democratic debate Joe Biden may be losing momentum in the 2020 Democratic presidential contest as a new poll shows the former vice president declining in support — and Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren gaining ground. Biden received 22% of support from register...
2019-07-02 03:48

Biden wounded as Democratic tensions boil over at debate For months, the 2020 Democratic campaign seemed mostly placid, even cordial. But tensions over race, gender, age and ideology simmered beneath the surface....
2019-06-28 10:48

Joe Biden struggles to keep his teeth in his mouth during Democratic debate Joe Biden may have been biting off more than he could chew in a bizarre moment during Thursday night’s Democratic debate – which some claimed was his attempt to rein in his falling teeth. The gaffe-prone 76-year-old was asked why voters should give h...
2019-09-13 17:00

Joe Biden denies 'praising racists' at Democratic debate The Obama-era vice president has rejected claims that he commended pro-segregation lawmakers from the civil rights era. One candidate said it was "hurtful" to hear him talk about racist lawmakers in that way....
2019-06-28 09:00

After His Democratic Debate Performance, Is Joe Biden the Guy to Beat Trump? The Joe Biden debate performance was uneven, raising questions again about whether the former vice president and 2020 frontrunner is equipped for the race....
2019-08-01 20:01

Harris confronts Biden on race during Democratic debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted former Vice President Joe Biden over comments he made about working with pro-segregationists when he was in the U.S. Senate, telling him his comments were personal and hurtful....
2019-06-28 06:48

Harris, Biden set for rematch in night two of second Democratic debate Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris are set to rematch during night two of the second Democratic debates on Wednesday following a contentious first debate last month....
2019-08-01 01:32

NASA joins climate change battle in Greenland This year is set to break a record for ice melting in Greenland and NASA has sent one of its largest missions to find out how hotter ocean temperatures are contributing to the attrition of glaciers in the arctic....
2019-08-19 23:16

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden mangles his own campaign pitch Joe Biden fumbled during his closing statement at the Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, erroneously encouraging prospective supporters to “go to Joe 30330″ — rather than texting “Joe” to the campaign number. “If you agree...
2019-08-01 08:00

Democratic Presidential Debate Night 2: All eyes — and jabs — will be on Biden MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — It’s all about Joe Biden now. The former vice president could solidify his status as the favorite to win his party’s presidential nomination with a strong debate performance here Thursday night. But more than two months...
2019-06-28 00:16

Biden Defends Obama Legacy After It Was Bruised in Democratic Debate Mr. Biden has used his association with Barack Obama to burnish his candidacy, but in Wednesday’s debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow Democrats....
2019-08-02 01:00

Biden and Harris to square off in Round 2 of Democratic presidential debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris will stage a rematch of last month's explosive debate confrontation during Round 2 on Wednesday, with a re-energized Biden promising a more aggressive approach....
2019-07-31 22:16

U.S. conservative group to launch attack ads against Biden during Democratic debate Club for Growth, a conservative political group, will launch new attack ads against Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden targeting his past statements about race that will run during his first debate appearance next week....
2019-06-22 19:48

Biden and Harris to square off in Round two of Democratic presidential debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris will stage a rematch of last month's explosive debate confrontation during Round 2 on Wednesday, with a re-energized Biden promising a more aggressive approach....
2019-07-31 18:32

U.S. conservative group to launch attacks ads against Biden during Democratic debate Club for Growth, a conservative political group, will launch new attack ads against Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden targeting his past statements about race that will run during his first debate appearance next week....
2019-06-22 13:32

Harris soars, Biden spirals following Democratic debate: poll California Sen. Kamala Harris nearly tripled her standing in a new Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday compared to one taken earlier this month — and now trails frontrunner Joe Biden by just 2 percentage points. Biden scored his lowest number in a Q pol...
2019-07-03 01:00

Democratic debate highlights: Harris and Biden spar over healthcare Democratic front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris clashed again in the first moments of the second presidential debate on Wednesday, but this time it was about healthcare and not race....
2019-08-01 05:00

Joe Biden Fights Off Rivals In Third Democratic Debate For 2020 Elections Frontrunner Joe Biden went on the offensive Thursday in the third Democratic debate of the 2020 White House race, clashing with top rivals on the fraught issue of health care in America and brushing......
2019-09-13 07:00

Democratic debate 2019: Julian Castro goes on offensive against Biden HOUSTON – Julian Castro went on offense Thursday night and accused Vice President Joe Biden of being forgetful and not living up to the health care aspirations of President Barack Obama. “I’m fulfilling the legacy of Barack Obama, and you...
2019-09-13 04:16

"Go Easy On Me Kid": Joe Biden, Rivals Temper Tone At Democratic Debate Moderate frontrunner Joe Biden and his 2020 Democratic rivals took the stage Wednesday ready for a dog fight but began their debate largely with cooler heads prevailing, uniting under a common goal of......
2019-08-01 11:32

Second 2020 Democratic debate to feature Biden-Harris rematch Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will have the chance for a re-match on the second night of the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit, CNN announced on Thursday....
2019-07-19 10:00

| 'Go easy on me kid': Biden, rivals temper tone at Democratic debate Moderate frontrunner Joe Biden and his 2020 Democratic rivals took the stage ready for a dog fight but began their debate largely with cooler heads prevailing, uniting under a common goal of ousting President Donald Trump....
2019-08-01 19:32

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden stands out for all the wrong reasons HOUSTON — Front-running Joe Biden stood out the most in Thursday’s snoozer of a Democratic debate — but for all the wrong reasons as he rambled through responses laden with non-sequiturs about record-players and Danish philosopher Soren Kierkeg...
2019-09-13 08:00

Mo Elliethee: Joe Biden won first night of 2020 Democratic presidential debate, though absent Despite being absent from the stage, former Vice President Joe Biden was one of the winners of the first night of 2020 Democratic presidential debates, according to Mo Elleithee....
2019-06-28 03:32

Biden, Warren to share stage for first time at Democratic presidential debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in a debate in Houston....
2019-09-12 15:00

Democratic debate: Biden and Warren to offer competing visions for party Ten leading contenders to take stage over three hours in Texas, site of two mass shootings last monthTen top contenders for the Democratic nomination will share a debate stage for the first time in Houston on Thursday night as the primary race intens...
2019-09-12 15:00

Joe Biden’s ‘30330’ Democratic debate flub is Pete Buttigieg’s gain If you agree with Mayor Pete, go to Joe3030. Front-running Joe Biden did himself no favors with his rough performance in Wednesday night’s Democratic primary debate — but he sure helped out one of his rivals for the nomination. An apparent supp...
2019-08-02 01:32

Kamala Harris, Joe Biden have heated exchange over race during Democratic debate Sen. Kamala Harris got into a fiery exchange with Joe Biden during Thursday’s Democratic debate concerning recent comments he made about working with segregationists. “I do not believe you are racist,” Harris told the former vice pr...
2019-06-28 06:32

Democratic Debate Highlights: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and More Faced Off in Houston Thursday’s Democratic presidential primary debate was the longest of the year, but several topics that voters have deemed priorities went untouched. Although nearly 100% of Democrats responded to a recent CNN poll saying they felt aggressive ac...
2019-09-13 16:32

Biden and Harris do battle, face attacks in combative U.S. Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris battled over healthcare and came under attack from other candidates on their criminal justice records in a contentious and sometimes angry debate on Wednesday....
2019-08-01 05:00

Biden clashes with Warren, Sanders on healthcare in Democratic 2020 debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and challenging them to be honest about the cost of their plans....
2019-09-13 05:00

Democratic Debate Live: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and More Face Off in Houston The third Democratic presidential debate is underway, and the candidates didn’t take long on Thursday night to clash on a major 2020 issue: health-care policy. Minutes into the event, presented by ABC in partnership with Univision, former Vice ...
2019-09-13 04:16

Democratic debate: Biden and Warren to face off as 2020 race intensifies Party’s top contenders will appear on a single night as some look for a breakout moment to jumpstart lagging campaignsTen candidates. Three hours. One stage. A Texas showdown. This Thursday, Democratic White House 2020 hopefuls meet for round three o...
2019-09-11 18:32

Marianne Williamson's odd Democratic debate pledge to call New Zealand's PM goes viral Marianne Williamson’s bizarre promise to phone the prime minister of New Zealand as her first act as  the president went viral after the Democratic debate on Thursday....
2019-06-28 16:00

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issue received just seven minutes in the first two-hou...
2019-06-28 04:48

Biden, Warren clash on healthcare in early minutes of Democratic 2020 debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren clashed on their healthcare plans during the opening minutes of a debate on Thursday, with Biden quickly criticizing Warren's call for a Medicare for All approach....
2019-09-13 03:16

Biden faces fierce attacks, fights back in combative Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden came under heavy fire over healthcare, immigration and criminal justice reform on Wednesday, but fought back against a stage full of rivals eager to knock him off his perch during a contentious debate....
2019-08-01 08:16

Biden attacks Warren, Sanders over cost of healthcare plans in Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be honest about the cost of their plans....
2019-09-13 07:00

Second Democratic Debate Live Coverage: Kamala Harris, Joe Biden Face Off in Detroit It’s night two of the second Democratic debate of the 2020 presidential primary. And it will also be round two for the match-up between frontrunner Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris. The former vice president and Harris will be at the center of ...
2019-07-31 23:16

The case for a special Democratic climate debate | Kate Aronoff Housing, immigration, health – there’s no policy area that won’t be touched by the climate crisis. The Democratic candidates should embrace the challengeTwenty candidates – ten candidates per night – will take the stage during this week’s two-part De...
2019-06-27 19:48

The next target in the climate-change debate: your gas stove Dozens of cities in liberal-leaning states such as California, Washington, and Massachusetts are studying proposals to ban or limit the use of natural gas in commercial and residential buildings. The movement opens a new front in the fight against cl...
2019-09-09 14:16

Joe Biden fires back at Booker, Harris with sharp criticism ahead of Democratic debate Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday previewed sharp new lines of attack on two of his Democratic 2020 rivals, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and California Sen. Kamala Harris, one week ahead of an anticipated debate-stage showdown....
2019-07-25 03:16

Kamala Harris confronts Joe Biden over his civil rights record during Democratic debate – video California senator Kamala Harris confronted former vice president Joe Biden over his civil rights record during the second Democratic debate. “I do not believe you are a racist,” Harris said, looking directly at the former vice-president. “But, it is...
2019-06-28 07:48

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden’s ‘record player’ gaffe draws laughs on Twitter It’s going to take a lot for Joe Biden to scratch this jeer-worthy comment from the record. The former Vice President was teased on Twitter during Thursday night’s democratic debate for answering a question about racial inequality in scho...
2019-09-13 08:00

Democratic debate: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris focus on Trump, immigration The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in on a number of issues in their first debate Thursday night, taking aim at President Donald Trump and issues like immigration and healthcare....
2019-06-28 15:01

Kamala Harris had her biggest day of fundraising after attacking Joe Biden's record on race during the Democratic debate Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Kamala Harris, a California Democrat, announced that her campaign had its best-ever day of fundraising, raking in $2 million in the 24 hours following Thursday night's Democratic debate in Miami. The donations came fr...
2019-06-30 09:16

2020 Democratic Debate Live Updates: Biden, Sanders, Harris and More Take Stage on Night 2 Joe Biden will face the first big test of his presidential campaign as he fends off attacks from nine other candidates on the debate stage in Miami. On the second of a two-night debate format, the former vice president will be up against some of his ...
2019-06-27 23:48

Biden, Harris clash on health care in opening moments of Democratic primary debate Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., clashed in the opening moments of Wednesday night’s Democratic primary debate on the question of health care -- with Biden accusing Harris of “double talk,” and Harris implying that Bi...
2019-08-01 03:00

A Democratic debate on the climate crisis? Party to vote on urgent idea Calls for an officially sanctioned debate have been growing louder, but party leaders are resistantAs delegates from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) meet this week in San Francisco to hear from 2020 candidates, hold fundraising events and ten...
2019-08-22 13:16

'Both sides' of the climate change debate? How bad we think it is, and how bad it really is | Greg Jericho It’s time to stop being mealy-mouthed about this. No more silent passes to climate science deniersOver the past couple of weeks things have been happening on the climate change front but, unfortunately, little is changing in parliament, where the gov...
2019-08-04 21:32

Biden, Booker and Harris expected to spar on criminal justice reform and race in Democratic debate Wednesday's Democratic primary debate could be a referendum on the civil rights records of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, as each candidate looks to secure the crucial black vote....
2019-07-31 17:48

Climate change a major topic at Democratic debates The second batch of Democratic presidential hopefuls have had their shot at their views on tackling the United States' most pressing issues, including climate change....
2019-06-28 22:32

Democratic National Committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on the climate crisis, voting down a resolution that wo...
2019-08-23 08:32

Climate Change Debate Censored in Canada Because of One Jackass Candidate My in-laws are Canadian and thus prone to frequent bouts of trashing the broken American political system and then immediately apologizing (with the exception of my brother-in-law Dan who is a true asshole). Well, the joke’s on you, suckers. Now your...
2019-08-21 05:32

Greenpeace Gives Joe Biden a D- on Climate Change Report Card Joe Biden got a D-minus on a climate change report card ranking Democratic presidential candidates released Thursday by the liberal environmental group Greenpeace. Biden, the Democratic front runner, has yet to release a detailed plan on how he will ...
2019-05-30 18:48

'That is kindergarten': Rivals gang up on Biden over climate change Joe Biden was forced to fend off accusations during the Democratic debate Wednesday night that his approach to fighting climate change is "middling" and insufficient to tackle the problem....
2019-08-01 06:16

Joe Biden Got Caught Plagiarizing His Climate Change Plan Joe Biden’s 1988 presidential campaign came to an abrupt end well before the first primary due to a plagiarism scandal. Thirty years later, his 2020 campaign is facing similar charges, in what his campaign says was a mistake of improper citations....
2019-06-05 09:48

6 Takeaways from the CNN Democratic Climate Change Town Hall Meeting The ten leading Democratic candidates for president gathered at a town hall meeting in New York City Wednesday, broadcast on CNN. They answered questions about how they would address climate change. Here are six takeaways. 1. Jay Inslee’s long ...
2019-09-06 00:32

Six Takeaways from the CNN Democratic Climate Change Town Hall Meeting The ten leading Democratic candidates for president gathered at a town hall meeting in New York City Wednesday, broadcast on CNN. They answered questions about how they would address climate change. Here are six takeaways. 1. Jay Inslee’s long ...
2019-09-05 11:48

Protests erupt after DNC puts kibosh on climate change-focused debate The Democratic National Committee's summer meeting in San Francisco erupted into a hail of protests on Thursday, as unruly environmentalist activists condemned the party's decision not to hold a presidential primary debate focused exclusively on clim...
2019-08-22 23:48

At climate forum, Democratic presidential hopeful Biden defends gas-linked fundraiser U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden was called out at a climate change forum on Wednesday for plans to attend a fundraiser hosted by the co-founder of a natural gas export firm, despite a pledge not to take fossil-fuel company money....
2019-09-05 06:32

Biden’s new climate change plan copied passages from other sources An ambitious climate change plan released by former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday was amended soon after it was released because a few passages did not correctly credit sources for the information. The president of a “progressive cellphone comp...
2019-06-05 14:32

Biden trashed by RNC for lifting parts of climate change plan The Republican National Committee piled on ex-veep Joe Biden on Wednesday after revelations that parts of his climate platform had been cribbed from other sources. “Joe Biden has been plagiarizing for longer than I’ve been alive,” RNC chairwoman Ronn...
2019-06-05 21:32

Joe Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution' Democratic 2020 hopeful Joe Biden unveiled details of his plan to fight climate change, which would cost $5 trillion, produce net-zero emissions and institute an entirely clean energy economy within 30 years....
2019-06-04 21:16

Joe Biden releases $5T climate change plan that goes 'well beyond' Obama agenda Joe Biden released a $5 trillion “clean energy revolution” plan Tuesday to combat climate change, which he said is the greatest challenge facing the U.S. and world....
2019-06-04 13:48

Democratic voters in New Hampshire blame climate change for economic woes The 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls flocking to the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire could encounter voters who claim they are feeling the effects of climate change in their pocketbooks -- as they seek to woo Democrats who cou...
2019-08-23 04:48

'We will make them hear us': Millions call for climate change action Across the globe, millions of people, mostly students and children, have taken part in demonstrations calling for more urgent action from their governments to tackle climate change....
2019-09-21 02:16

Farmers call for national strategy on climate change and agriculture IPCC report finds reduction in global heating requires transformation of food production and land managementClimate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCCAn Australian farming group has called for a fully funded national strate...
2019-08-08 14:16

How to Stream Tonight's 2020 Democratic Candidate Town Hall on Climate Change Beginning at 5pm EDT today, CNN will interview 10 Democratic presidential candidates regarding their plans to address climate change. Unlike the debates, each candidate will be allotted 40 minutes to answer questions from CNN moderators and a studio ...
2019-09-04 22:32

200 Reindeer Starved to Death. Experts Call It a Sign of Climate Change. Scientists surveying reindeer populations in Norway said the deaths occurred on iced pastures in the Arctic, a result of global warming’s effect on a vulnerable ecosystem....
2019-07-31 21:00

As Dorian stalls, scientists debate if climate change is creating slower-moving hurricanes Hurricane Dorian is at a standstill as it pounds the Bahamas, raising concerns about the role of climate change in more intense and slower-moving storms....
2019-09-03 23:48

Climate Change Takes Center Stage as Biden and Warren Release Plans Even former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has embraced the goals of the Green New Deal, showing just how far the Democratic field has moved on climate change....
2019-06-05 04:32

Biden unveils climate change plan using Green New Deal as framework, after AOC criticism Warning that “we must take drastic action now to address the climate disaster facing the nation and our world,” former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide-ranging plan to combat climate change and transform America’s economy....
2019-06-04 15:00

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders call for Congress to declare climate change an emergency WASHINGTON — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with Sen. Bernie Sanders Tuesday to demand Congress declare climate change a national emergency. “This is a political crisis of inaction,” Ocasio-Cortez said Tuesday in a press call announcin...
2019-07-09 21:32

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2019-08-08 03:00

Daily on Energy: Greens pressure news networks to call climate change a ‘crisis’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-08 08:48

Democratic primary voters overwhelmingly prefer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal to Joe Biden's climate plan Cliff Owen/AP Images Democratic primary voters prefer more ambitious plans to fight climate change over former Vice President Joe Biden's less aggressive proposal, according to new INSIDER polling. 42% of Democrats said they prefer a plan that aims ...
2019-06-21 23:00

US Democrat presidential debate: Candidates battle on gun control, healthcare in high stakes TV debate Donald Trump has branded the US Democratic presidential debate "boring" and slammed the host networks after a technical glitch derailed its second half....
2019-06-27 19:32

Debate watchers review the candidates People watching the Democratic presidential debate in several states gave Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Julian Castro high marks. (June 27)        ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
2019-06-14 04:32

Here's how the top 7 Democratic candidates want to transform the US economy Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Kamala Harris, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg are among the leading Democratic presidential candidates for 2020. The candidates believe in reviving the the middle class and major US infrastructure investments. From the...
2019-08-01 07:48

The Democratic Candidates Need New Walk-Out Songs Some music recommendations for Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke and everyone else eyeballing a White House bid....
2019-06-11 21:00

Democratic candidates spar over ‘socialism’ Democratic candidates gathered in San Francisco Saturday to shmooze at the state party’s ­annual convention — and bicker among themselves over the best way to unseat President Trump. At one point, the gathering became a referendum on ­socialism...
2019-06-02 05:16

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
2019-05-21 23:32

Dem debate: Top candidates finally share one stage The top ten Democratic presidential contenders will finally be on one debate stage Thursday night in Houston. The three-hour showdown will be the first time Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren have appeared on the same stage. (Sept. 11)    ...
2019-09-11 21:00

Amy Klobuchar Is Tired of Debate Questions About Other Candidates The Minnesota senator has been frustrated by debate moderators’ tactic asking her to attack policies by her progressive rivals in the Democratic presidential primary....
2019-09-12 00:32

Where the top Democratic U.S. presidential candidates stand on 'Medicare for All' All of the Democratic presidential candidates debating on Thursday say universal healthcare is a top priority. They disagree, however, on the best path to achieve it....
2019-09-10 16:16

Where do the 2020 Democratic candidates stand on the key issues? Almost two dozen Democratic candidates are vying for the party’s nomination to take on Trump in the 2020 race. Here’s where they stand on the key issues Continue reading......
2019-06-13 08:32

Where The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand On Medicare For All The second Democratic primary debate on Thursday night saw an extended period of serious policy discussion on the future of the nation’s health care. While Medicare-for-all has been the rallying cry of those on the party’s left flank, the...
2019-06-28 20:16

Democratic candidates have until midnight to qualify for 1st debates Democratic presidential candidates have until midnight Wednesday to qualify for the first primary debates in Miami next month, and it appears all 20 have secured spots on stage....
2019-06-12 22:16

Here Are the Issues the 2020 Democratic Candidates Are Tweeting About Most With more than 2 candidates fighting for the presidential nomination of the U.S. Democratic party, it can be tough for presidential hopefuls to stand out and find their signature issue. Some have tried to capitalize on a certain topic while others tr...
2019-07-16 20:32

How 21 Democratic Candidates Answered Our Questions Before the Debates Which candidates believe the next president can stop climate change? How do they see the future of health care, handguns, the Supreme Court and other issues? Here's a quick look at their answers....
2019-06-28 05:16

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, definitely not that....
2019-09-21 02:16

July presidential debate could be the finale for up to half the candidates Tougher entry requirements for fall debates have campaigns scrambling for donors and poll numbers, and many candidates are struggling to hit the marks needed....
2019-07-19 12:48

Istanbul mayoral candidates to face off in rare debate ISTANBUL (AP) — The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor are set to face off in a debate a week before a repeated city election. The debate between Binali Yildirim, the candidate from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, ...
2019-06-16 21:32

DNC Warns Candidates: Don't Fucking Swear at Our Goddamn Debate As it turns out, the DNC has something (new) in common with 100 percent of the readers who send me emails: They’d prefer no swear words, please!...
2019-09-11 14:16

Summer Debate Recap: How Did the Top Four Candidates Perform Last Time? Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are the leading Democrats in the presidential primary. We take a look back at their debate performances....
2019-09-13 02:00

Climate strike: global climate change protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates On Friday 20 September, millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi, Melbourne to London and New York, will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for all the latest school strike 4 climate newsClimate strike...
2019-09-20 02:16

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
2019-05-21 19:16

Global climate strike: tens of thousands join climate change protest across Australia – live updates On Friday 20 September millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi and Melbourne to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for the latest school strike 4 climate newsClimate strike in...
2019-09-20 07:16

Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack....
2019-08-04 03:16

Some Democratic Candidates Seek to Link Shootings to Trump In the wake of two shootings, one of which is being investigated as domestic terrorism, some said the president creates a culture that lets white nationalism thrive....
2019-08-04 19:48

How 2020 Democratic candidates reacted to Trump meeting with Kim Democrats running for president in 2020 expressed skepticism President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un would yield tangible results, with some arguing Trump's actions are hurting America's standing in the world and elevating the North Korean ...
2019-07-01 17:16

Where all the 2020 Democratic candidates went to college and grad school Elizabeth for MA There are currently 24 Democratic candidates running for president in 2020, and they all boast impressive resumés. 13 out of the 24 declared candidates attended an Ivy League university for undergrad or grad school, 13 have ...
2019-06-10 01:16

Pew: 65% of Democratic voters have positive view of 2020 candidates Democratic voters have a better impression of their party's presidential candidates this year compared to similar points in the past eight elections, a Pew survey released Thursday indicates....
2019-07-19 03:00

The Point: Our latest rankings of the 2020 Democratic candidates There are (still) 20 candidates running for the Democratic presidential nomination, but only half of that number will appear on the debate stage a week from today in Houston....
2019-09-06 14:00

19 Democratic Presidential Candidates Took the Stage Sunday. No One Stood Out Nineteen of the 24 Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Iowa on Sunday at the largest cattle-call event for the historically large field to date, but none of them managed to leverage it into a star turn. At a fundraiser for the Iowa D...
2019-06-10 21:48

Trump knocks Democratic candidates over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for a G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
2019-06-28 10:48

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
2019-09-20 18:48

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
2019-06-16 21:16

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — At least two Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in college. Kavanaugh was co...
2019-09-17 02:32

US Democratic Candidates Dump On Trump Over North Korea Meeting US candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the leaders' meeting......
2019-06-30 23:32

On Edge: 2020 Democratic Candidates Face the Prospect of Being Cut from Debates MIAMI (AP) — The largest presidential field in modern Democratic politics could quickly shrink as more than half of the contenders are in real danger of failing to meet tougher requirements to participate in the fall round of debates.Short on s...
2019-07-01 16:32

Presidential Candidates Flock to New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention The New Hampshire Democratic Party State Convention was expected to draw 19 of the candidates Saturday, offering an early test of campaign organization and enthusiasm....
2019-09-07 21:48

Democratic Candidates Jostle, and Gripe, as Debates Winnow the Field A set of qualifying rules created a few final hours of uncertainty over who would qualify and whether the next debate would be held on one night or two. There was plenty of complaining....
2019-08-29 04:48

Democratic candidates set for key 'soapbox' moments at Iowa State Fair Six months ahead of the Democratic Iowa caucuses, the first key vote in next year's presidential primary campaign, most of the party's challengers will appear at the state's fair in the coming days, beginning Thursday....
2019-08-08 13:48

'Leader of the resistance': Democratic 2020 candidates converge on California Fourteen hopefuls flock to party convention in anti-Trump state with newly pivotal role in primariesOn a recent visit to California, Joe Biden polished off a plate of tacos with the Los Angeles mayor, Eric Garcetti. Pete Buttigieg was feted by Gwynet...
2019-06-01 15:16

At Latino Forum, Democratic Candidates Channel Anxiety Over Immigration The event, hosted by Lulac, played out amid fights over adding a citizenship question to the census, the crisis at the border and planned raids on immigrant families....
2019-07-12 12:48

Immigration, healthcare split candidates on second night of Democratic debates The second group of 10 candidates participating in the second round of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Wednesday night was split distinctly on healthcare and immigration....
2019-08-01 09:48

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator....
2019-06-30 21:48

Democratic Candidates Condemn ‘Attacks’ on Sen. Kamala Harris’ Race Democratic presidential candidates have responded with condemnation following accusations about Sen. Kamala Harris’s race. Those allegations were amplified by conservative internet personalities, including President Donald Trump’s son. Qu...
2019-06-30 19:00

New Yorker Festival Will Host Two Democratic Candidates and Nancy Pelosi This year’s festival will include Pete Buttigieg and Julián Castro at separate events, in addition to Pelosi and an array of artists and entertainers....
2019-09-05 05:16

The Trailer: The guide to the feuding among candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination In this edition: A guide to recognizing your Democratic feuds, the left's big plans for Queens, and data on who Democratic voters want to go away, already....
2019-06-21 04:48

Long at the Fringe, Gun Issues Loom Large for Democratic Candidates After years of failed efforts to enact federal universal background checks for new gun purchases, several candidates are on the leading edge of a push for more aggressive anti-gun measures...
2019-05-31 11:32

Coming Soon to a Democratic Primary: Candidates Backed By Charles Koch The political arm of Charles Koch’s ambitious network is preparing to start playing in Democratic primaries for the Senate, House and local roles, according to a memo being sent Friday. The decision is the result of a gradual shift away from ag...
2019-06-07 10:48

With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race The competitive lanes are set as candidates vie for black voters, women, younger voters — but they are fluid. One thing seems sure: Joseph R. Biden’s lead will be tested....
2019-05-27 14:00

How the Democratic Candidates Responded to a Health Care Policy Survey When the 2020 Democrats were asked the best way to improve the health care system, a split in the field was revealed. Here are full responses from 19 candidates....
2019-06-23 09:16

What Democratic debates have historically revealed about the candidates' skills and character Even if the debate stage will be more crowded than ever, recent history shows they can reveal the candidates' skills and character - even if the two stand at odds....
2019-06-27 19:16

A fight among candidates on the debate stage revealed Democrats are more divided on immigration than it might seem Rebecca Cook/Reuters Things got heated on the debate stage in Detroit, Michigan, on Tuesday as 2020 Democrats discussed immigration. The exchanges revealed there's more of a divide on the issue of immigration among Democrats than they let on, as the...
2019-08-01 07:48

Tory leadership candidates rule out pre-Brexit election in BBC debate – live Remaining candidates took part in TV hustings after Dominic Raab ousted in second round of votingStewart survives as Raab eliminated from Tory leadership raceFull results of the Conservative leadership election – round 2Second round results - Snap an...
2019-06-18 23:00

Turkey Mayoral Candidates Face Off In Rare Debate Before Election Test Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March and their policy plans in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish......
2019-06-17 13:32

Democrats appear headed for a one-night presidential debate featuring 10 candidates in September Two new polls released Wednesday did not help any additional candidates qualify for the debate stage in Houston. A formal announcement of qualifiers is expected Thursday....
2019-08-29 15:16

Democrats appear headed for a single presidential debate featuring 10 candidates in September Two new polls released Wednesday morning did not help any additional candidates qualify for the debate stage in Houston. A formal announcement of qualifiers is expected Thursday....
2019-08-28 15:16

‘This Is a Sickness.’ 2020 Democratic Candidates Point to NRA in Wake of Mass Shootings (LAS VEGAS) — Democratic presidential candidates expressed outrage Saturday that mass shootings have become chillingly common nationwide and blamed the National Rifle Association and its congressional allies after a gunman opened fire at a shop...
2019-08-04 18:00

The Democratic Candidates Drew a Sharp Contrast With Trump’s Response to Shootings Leaving the White House for a trip to Dayton and El Paso Wednesday, President Donald Trump couldn’t resist a detour to politics, lambasting critics of his response to two mass shootings as “political people” who are “very low ...
2019-08-08 02:32

Factbox: Democratic presidential candidates back gun restrictions after mass shootings In the month since shooting sprees in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people, Democrats running for president are pointing to inaction in Washington as evidence they should be elected, offering their own plans and proposals to curtail gun violence....
2019-09-10 20:16

Democratic candidates unite in rage at Trump following latest mass shootings The mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have turned the 2020 presidential campaign into an increasingly visceral referendum on the nature of Donald Trump's presidency and the message that delivered him to the White House....
2019-08-08 14:48

Live Blogging the Democratic Presidential Candidates Competing to Be the Leftiest, at Netroots Because we are idiot masochists, we are spending this beautiful summer Saturday afternoon inside the Philadelphia Convention Center at the Netroots Nation Presidential Candidate Forum, where several candidates are scheduled to appear and tell us why ...
2019-07-14 00:00

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting s...
2019-06-16 00:32

Democratic candidates blast Trump’s rhetoric in wake of two mass shootings Twenty people were killed by a gunman in the Texas-Mexico border city of El Paso on Saturday. Overnight, nine more people were killed in Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-05 02:48

Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting...
2019-06-15 12:48

Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's As a part of a push to increase the minimum wage for American workers, Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday waded into a dispute between McDonald's Corp and its employees....
2019-05-23 20:48

How White Male Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Struggling with Questions of Privilege All of a sudden, 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidates are dropping one after the other. Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee left the race last week, following Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s mid-August ex...
2019-08-27 11:16

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture....
2019-07-01 00:32

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
2019-05-21 23:16

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
2019-06-13 17:32

Former U.S. congressman Sestak joins Democratic presidential race Former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak said on Sunday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the party's 25th candidate vying to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 election....
2019-06-23 23:32

John Hickenlooper is out of the 2020 presidential race. That's good news for these 3 Democratic candidates Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary on Thursday. Most of Hickenlooper's supporters would be satisfied with frontrunners like former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren. But Sen...
2019-08-18 21:32

Texas and Ohio shootings: Democratic presidential candidates blast NRA and Donald Trump Democratic presidential candidates have hit out at US President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association amid two horrific mass shootings in the country....
2019-08-04 19:48

Democratic Candidates Hoping to Woo Black Voters, Gather at James Clyburn’s Fish Fry The annual event is the first major party gathering in South Carolina and the first chance for presidential hopefuls to test their appeal to a majority black electorate....
2019-06-22 03:16

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare....
2019-06-10 02:32

Eight Democratic presidential candidates appear in video by anti-gun-violence group calling for action Warren, O’Rourke, Buttigieg, Booker, Harris, Klobuchar, Sanders and Biden take turns narrating a spot produced by an organization founder by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords....
2019-09-09 19:16

2020 Democratic candidates blame the NRA, push gun-control measures after El Paso shooting Associated Press/John Locher Democratic presidential candidates blasted the National Rifle Association and congressional Republicans in the wake of the El Paso shooting that killed 20 people on Saturday. Candidates including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sand...
2019-08-04 19:48

El Paso and Ohio shootings: Democratic presidential candidates blast NRA and Donald Trump Democratic presidential candidates have hit out at US President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association amid two horrific mass shootings in the country....
2019-08-04 11:16

Democratic Candidates Talk Black Money Matters at South Carolina Forum With more than 20 (at last count) Democrats in the running to win the party’s presidential nomination, it’s probably more important than ever to differentiate oneself, especially among black voters, one of the most important voting blocs in the Democ...
2019-06-18 08:16

Democratic Presidential Candidates Continue to Live Rent Free in Trump's Head President Donald Trump gave a speech at the House Republican Conference Member Retreat dinner in Baltimore in the middle of the third Democratic presidential debate, and it’s clear that’s where his head actually was. Trump can’t get through a speech ...
2019-09-13 04:16

Jill Biden urges support for husband even if voters consider their candidates ‘better’ on the issues The wife of the former vice president sought to make the case for her husband’s “electability” during a campaign stop in the nation’s first primary state....
2019-08-20 23:16

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
2019-08-04 01:48

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
2019-06-21 23:00

As Democratic voters warm to free trade, White House candidates struggle for positions Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren is churning out reams of policy proposals on everything from daycare to manufacturing. But despite her piles of written plans, she has yet to tackle trade....
2019-06-13 12:16

Michelle Obama talks about her last night at the White House, Democratic presidential candidates in interview “The transition happens so quickly; it’s like you don’t even get to move your furniture out until the new president takes the oath of office,” Obama told Gayle King in an interview at Essence Festival....
2019-07-07 22:48

2020 Democratic candidates are pointing to Trump as 'encouraging' shootings such as those in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio Associated Press Democratic presidential candidates condemned the two mass shootings that claimed 29 lives in 24 hours as a deadly result of a toxic culture that is "encouraged" by President Donald Trump. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, former Texas ...
2019-08-05 02:48

Democratic primary voters believe polling should hold more weight than fundraising in determining which candidates should be in DNC debates Reuters/Mike Segar The first two rounds of Democratic primary debates have come and gone, and the Democratic primary field will likely narrow down over the next few months with stricter requirements for the September debate. To qualify for the debat...
2019-08-06 07:48

Conrad Black: 2020 Dems are 'ludicrous troop of unqualified candidates'; Biden 'not up for the job' The 2020 Democratic field is a collection of nearly two-dozen unqualified presidential hopefuls -- led by former Vice President Joe Biden, who is not ready for the job, Conrad Black said Wednesday....
2019-07-11 07:32

Albertsons joins other retails with gun policy change Albertsons has joined a list of supermarkets and stores that have asked shoppers to not openly carry firearms including, Walmart, Kroger, CVS and Walgreens....
2019-09-08 23:16

Highlights from Day 1 of the first Democratic debate NBC NEWS – The Democratic presidential primary has been largely — though not completely feud-free — to date. But during the first night of the primary debate in Miami, some took the opportunity to draw sharp contrasts with their opponents — wit...
2019-06-28 01:32

Who has qualified for the third Democratic debate There’s a chance that the next Democratic debate will treat viewers to a spectacle unseen this cycle — all of the candidates debating on the same stage, on the same night. The debate will be held over two nights only if more than 10 candidates qualif...
2019-08-24 04:32

7 Takeaways from the First Democratic Debate Julián Castro excelled, Elizabeth Warren went from big factor at first to non-factor at times, and Cory Booker and Beto O’Rourke spoke the most but didn’t create singularly memorable moments....
2019-06-27 19:16

The First 2020 Democratic Debate Is Almost Here. Here’s Everything You Need to Know Sen. Elizabeth Warren will have a plan for that. Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke will have to make his case without jumping on a table. And Sen. Cory Booker will seek to reclaim his mantle as America’s favorite Rhodes Scholar-turned-mayor. The ...
2019-06-23 16:48

California Dem convention heats up as candidates jab Trump, call for impeachment ... and contend with hecklers Fourteen presidential hopefuls rallied at the California Democratic Convention in San Francisco Saturday, taking shots at Trump and outlining their platforms to attract votes from thousands of activists, party delegates and guests in attendance. ...
2019-06-02 02:32

Feinstein joins call for Santa Anita to suspend racing ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has joined the California Horse Racing Board in calling for Santa Anita to immediately suspend the remainder of its meet after the deaths of two more horses last weekend. A total of 29 horses have now...
2019-06-11 02:32

Brazil agribusiness joins with NGOs to call for action on Amazon Brazil's leading meat export industry group and other agribusiness associations on Friday joined with nongovernment organizations (NGOs) to call for an end to deforestation on public lands, demanding government action as the Amazon rainforest burns....
2019-09-07 00:00

2020 Democratic hopeful agrees with Harry Reid on warning for candidates running on progressive platforms Congressman and 2020 hopeful Tim Ryan, D-Oh., said he agreed with former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, who warned Democratic nominees running on "Medicare-for-all" platforms that the strategy would be a flub in the general election. ...
2019-08-22 08:00

Politics is theater, so our critic is reviewing the performances of Democratic candidates. First up, Kamala Harris and the aura of authority. Peter Marks brings an analytical eye to the retail styles of a few Democratic candidates, starting with one of the front-runners as she makes a two-day swing through South Carolina....
2019-06-27 23:32

Joe Biden's running on a return to normalcy, but 'It's my turn' candidates tend to lose presidential elections Joe Biden's presidential campaign is built on a return to "normalcy," a time not too long ago, when he was vice president. He's selling familiarity, which to date has served him well in the polls, where he has boasted frontrunner status among the 20...
2019-09-07 22:48

Trump on Democratic debate: 'BORING' President Donald Trump dismissed the first Democratic debate as "BORING" on Wednesday night and declared himself above the fray even as his campaign team kept a close eye on the battle to find a challenger to take on Trump in 2020....
2019-06-27 21:00

The Second Democratic Debate Is Already on Its Petty Bullshit The second night of the second round of Democratic primary debates kicked off on Wednesday, and right out of the gate, things got real petty, real fast....
2019-08-01 08:48

7 Things We Learned From the Third Democratic Debate For the first time in the 2020 Democratic primary, the top 10 candidates took the stage together Thursday night in Houston for a debate that focused on issues ranging from healthcare to gun violence to foreign policy. Here are seven of the top takeaw...
2019-09-13 16:32

The biggest takeaways from the first Democratic debate It was a good night for Cory Booker, Julián Castro and Elizabeth Warren. But Beto O’Rourke and others missed their chance to break throughThe big question on everybody’s mind was whether the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren, 70, would continue ...
2019-06-27 22:32

How Did Kamala Harris Do in the Democratic Debate? Thursday: Ms. Harris goes on defense in the her second presidential debate, 24 hours of homelessness in S.F., and the harrowing escapes from Paradise....
2019-08-01 16:00

Over 15M viewers tuned in to first Democratic debate on NBC The first night of the Democratic presidential debates drew in 15.3 million viewers for NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, the network said Thursday, citing Nielsen Fast National Data. The two-hour debate, featuring Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker and ...
2019-06-27 22:32

What to watch for in the first Democratic presidential debate MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — The first debates of the 2020 Democratic presidential race are finally here. Ten candidates — led by Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker — will participate tonight beginning at 9:00 pm ET. And the second ...
2019-06-27 18:32

6 Takeaways From the September Democratic Debate Joe Biden hugged Barack Obama tightly as the former vice president came under attack from Bernie Sanders and Julián Castro. Elizabeth Warren went unscathed, while Kamala Harris stuck to a script....
2019-09-13 07:00

The Third Democratic Primary Debate Is Going to Be Three Hours??? ABC News released the specifications of the third Democratic National Debate on Thursday, and it feels like a personal attack on me, a person who watches these debates....
2019-08-30 08:00

Houston to Host Third Democratic Debate on ABC A smaller field of candidates is expected for the third televised debate sponsored by the Democratic Party, which is finishing plans for the event in September....
2019-07-10 04:48

CNN Kicks Off Democratic Debate In Worst Way Possible CNN knows what all the viewers watching tonight’s Democratic debate wanted more than anything else at the start of the proceedings. A quick launch into a substantive policy discussion? What are you, stupid??...
2019-07-31 18:16

The key moments from the latest Democratic debate Progressives clashed with moderates over healthcare and ‘Republican talking points’The first round of the second Democratic 2020 presidential debates saw liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren square off against moderate candidates on...
2019-08-01 03:32

Let’s Play Democratic Debate B-I-N-G-O Tonight! (No, We’re Serious) Nobody won Wednesday night’s first 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate, but a couple of people lost. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) looked confused for half the night and somehow managed to make Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) look like a foreign policy expert. Gov....
2019-06-27 22:48

7 takeaways from the Democratic debate's first night A handful of low-polling moderates hoped to break through in a crowded Democratic field during Tuesday's debate by confronting the top-tier candidates on stage, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders....
2019-08-01 03:00

Warren, Sanders draw enthusiastic responses as candidates make their cases at New Hampshire Democratic Party convention But Biden supporters said it’s a mistake to read too much into crowd reaction, as an array of Democratic presidential contenders appeared in Manchester on Saturday....
2019-09-08 03:48

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
2019-06-18 02:32

Obama allies fume as Dem candidates blast legacy to score points on Biden: 'Wrong and terrible' High-profile Obama administration alumni pointedly warned the Democratic presidential candidates to “be wary of attacking” the popular two-term president’s record, in the wake of Wednesday's debate where top-tier contenders bashed his legacy in a bid...
2019-08-01 20:48

New Scientist joins the Covering Climate Now initiative New Scientist has joined Covering Climate Now, a journalistic collaboration providing extensive coverage of the UN climate action summit taking place this month...
2019-09-05 17:32

Tory leadership race LIVE: Matt Hancock throws support behind Boris Johnson after candidates clash in first TV debate Boris Johnson has secured the backing of Health Secretary Matt Hancock in a new boost for the front-runner as the Tory leadership race entered its second week....
2019-06-17 09:48

Gillibrand joins calls for Biden apology over segregationist remarks: 'It shouldn't be that hard' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, is joining the growing calls for former Vice President Joe Biden to apologize over remarks he made that invoked his working relationship with segregationists in the Senate. ...
2019-06-21 22:16

Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record About 18.1 million television viewers watched Thursday night's debate among 10 Democrats running for U.S. president, a record for a Democratic primary face-off, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
2019-06-28 21:16

What to Expect From Tonight's Democratic Presidential Debate The 2020 Democratic presidential race is about to take a sudden and much-needed turn. For the first time, we’ll witness 10 Democratic candidates—including all top-polling candidates—appear on stage together and on one night. What can you expect from ...
2019-09-12 20:00

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new face and the opportunity for another combative exchange between the two top-tier candidates....
2019-07-19 15:32

Round 2 of Democratic debate is party’s most-watched ever LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says round two of the Democratic presidential debate was the party’s most-watched ever. Based on Nielsen figures out Friday, the event including early front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders averaged 18.1 million viewe...
2019-06-29 03:00

'Warren's to lose': who won the first Democratic debate? | Panelists Bold ideas on the debate stage in Miami – and an unexpected breakout star. Here’s the verdict from our panelistsGenerously speaking, Democratic presidential candidates tonight spent a little less than 10 minutes after nearly an hour and a half had go...
2019-06-27 20:00

‘Everybody Uses Us.’ What It Was Like to Watch the Democratic Debate in Flint, Michigan As the Democratic presidential candidates prepared to debate in Detroit Wednesday night, the dozen voters who gathered to watch in the cinderblock auditorium of the Flint Development Center some 70 miles away weren’t focused on the candidates o...
2019-08-02 04:16

Two Economists Fuel Democratic Debate Over How Far Left to Go William Darity Jr. and Darrick Hamilton tout slavery reparations and guaranteed jobs to address the racial wealth gap. Their theories on ‘stratification economics’ have helped shape the rhetoric and platforms of several presidential candidates....
2019-07-15 03:48

Steyer makes the cut for next month’s Democratic debate WASHINGTON – Billionaire Tom Steyer has qualified for the fourth presidential debate, his campaign announced Sunday. That debate will be held Oct. 15 and 16 in Ohio, with the Democratic National Committee not yet naming a host city. Steyer was ...
2019-09-08 22:48

‘BORING!’ Trump yawns at Democratic debate NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump’s initial reaction to the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate: “BORING!” The presidential tweet landed as candidates on the debate stage in Miami were asked about the crisis at the south...
2019-06-28 00:16

The winners, losers and snoozers of the third Democratic debate The Democratic presidential front-runner, former Vice President Joe Biden, stumbled through another debate, offering answers with so many asides and twists and turns even the Post’s veteran debate watcher had trouble keeping track. The longtime...
2019-09-13 08:00

The strangest moments from night two of the first Democratic debate 2020 Democratic presidential candidates spent the second round of the first debate dishing one-liners, yelling over each other and bashing former president John F. Kennedy’s plans....
2019-06-28 12:48

CNN Democratic Debate Night 2: Live Updates Tonight’s lineup will feature 10 candidates including the former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Kamala Harris of California and Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey....
2019-08-01 02:16

How to Watch Tonight's Democratic Presidential Debate Tonight, 10 Democratic presidential candidates—just 10—will take the stage in Houston for the third round of debates. Given the significantly smaller pool, tonight’s debate will be the first time all top-polling candidates will appear on stage toget...
2019-09-12 15:32

Here’s What Protesters Were Yelling During Wednesday’s Democratic Debate (DETROIT) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was targeted with hecklers shouting “Fire Pantaleo” at the second night of the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit. The disruption forced New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker to pause his...
2019-08-01 16:01

The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate DETROIT (AP) – The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 10:30 p.m. California Sen. Kamala Harris says President Donald Trump “needs to be held accountable” for what she sees as 10 prosecutabl...
2019-08-01 15:16

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
2019-08-01 05:00

TV ratings increase for second round of Democratic debate The ratings for the second round of the Democratic debate on Thursday night jumped more than 15 percent from the night before, a report said. The audience rose on all three venues — NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo — for the event featuring front runners Jo...
2019-06-29 03:32

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate snags big TV audience The first U.S. Democratic presidential debate, a faceoff without the party's frontrunners, hauled in a surprisingly large 15.3 million viewers across three television networks, according to Nielsen estimates released by NBC News on Thursday....
2019-06-28 01:16

Joe Biden admits he ‘could have done better’ at latest debate Joe Biden told the crowd at a fundraiser in Houston Friday that he did a good job at the Democratic debate the night before but that there was always room for improvement. “Last night I thought was a good night. I think I could have done better. I wi...
2019-09-14 02:00

The planet's on fire but candidates' climate crisis response remains tepid The 10 candidates on stage in Miami accurately conveyed the urgency of global heating but missed chances to show how it underlies all key political issuesThe second night of the first Democratic 2020 presidential debates on Thursday demonstrated just...
2019-06-28 16:48

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest outside UN in New York Swedish anti-climate change activist Greta Thunberg has taken part in her first demonstration on US soil since arriving by zero-carbon yacht. She joined hundreds of other teenagers protesting outside the United Nations....
2019-08-31 07:00

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth demonstrators Friday in a protest and march outside the White House to demand action by the U.S. government on climate change. (Sept. 13)        ...
2019-09-14 03:00

Former Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman: Joe Biden had nothing 'to apologize for' Former Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman said Monday he doesn't believe Joe Biden had anything to apologize for after causing an outcry for touting his working relationships with segregationist senators. ...
2019-07-09 00:00

Democratic debate focuses on gun control, trade, healthcare Democratic presidential hopefuls tackled a host of topics, including gun control, healthcare and trade, in the third round of primary debate in Houston Thursday night....
2019-09-13 15:32

The September Democratic Debate is a Key Test for an Unsettled Field Set aside the hype and speculation and tweet-driven tizzy. When the leading Democratic candidates for president debate on Thursday night in Houston, it’s worth remembering that much of the party still doesn’t know how they feel about the ...
2019-09-12 03:32

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A POLITICO analysis has the pair of New York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 cov...
2019-06-07 18:01

Bots reportedly behind #DemDebateSoWhite hashtag during Democratic debate Bot-like accounts pushed the hashtag #DemDebateSoWhite during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, according to a report from social media analytics firm Storyful....
2019-07-31 21:48

Marianne Williamson may not have won the Democratic debate in Detroit, but she did win the internet Sean Rayford/Getty Images Author Marianne Williamson was the most searched candidate in 48 states after the debate, after only commanding search in two states prior to the event, per Google Trends. Williamson also came out on top in terms of most fo...
2019-08-01 07:48

Democratic Debate: Live Updates Ahead of Night 2 The candidates on stage tonight will be Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell....
2019-06-28 02:48

Billionaire Tom Steyer has nearly spent his way to a spot in the third Democratic debate The former hedge-fund manager and activist has piled millions into both Facebook and television ads since he entered the presidential race last month....
2019-08-14 03:32

Marianne Williamson's best moments from Democratic debate – video Marianne Williamson was the most-searched candidate during the live broadcast, according to Google. The New Age author was widely written off as a joke when she entered the Democratic presidential contest and, while she remains a fringe candidate, sh...
2019-07-31 18:16

Tulsi Gabbard was most searched candidate after Democratic debate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard — an Army National Guard veteran who served in Iraq — received the most attention in online searches after Wednesday night’s debate. Gabbard, a longshot candidate in the crowded Democratic contest for the 2020 nomination, was...
2019-06-28 00:16

At Tonight’s Democratic Debate, Black Voters Will Be the Focus With Joseph R. Biden Jr., Kamala Harris, and Cory Booker all onstage, candidates are likely to make direct appeals to the Democratic Party’s most loyal constituency....
2019-08-01 02:16

Here’s Who Shined, Who Stumbled and Who Survived At Wednesday’s Democratic Debate Ten Democratic presidential candidates gathered in Detroit Wednesday for a rowdy debate that underscored the party’s deep divisions. Here are 10 of the top takeaways: 1. This Was the Most Diverse Presidential Debate in American History Wednesda...
2019-08-01 07:32

McConnell says he was ‘thrilled’ to be frequently mentioned at Democratic debate The 2020 candidates struggled to answer the question of how they would deal with the top Republican if they were president and McConnell remained Senate majority leader....
2019-06-28 02:01

Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro qualifies for next Democratic debate Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro has made the cut for September’s third round of Democratic primary debates, meeting polling and fundraising thresholds just a week ahead of the deadline to qualify. Castro hit 2 perce...
2019-08-20 18:32

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
2019-05-30 23:48

A Live CNN Drawing Will Determine the Next Democratic Debate Lineups It will have all the excitement of the NBA draft lottery, but with analysis from Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer and less heartbreak for the Knicks....
2019-07-18 19:00

Factbox: Will sparks fly? Five things to watch at the third Democratic debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in a debate in Houston....
2019-09-12 03:00

Jimmy Fallon Thinks the Democratic Debate Was a Bit Overcrowded “To qualify, all a candidate needed was to poll at 1 percent or higher,” the “Tonight Show” host said. “That’s it? One percent? I mean, even O.J.’s at 2 percent.”...
2019-06-27 20:16

UPDATE 2-Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record The second debate among Democrats running for U.S. president attracted 18.1 million television viewers across three networks, a record audience for a Democratic primary face-off, NBC News said on Friday....
2019-06-29 00:00

Bots targeted race during Democratic debate, researchers say Bot-like accounts pushed the hashtag #DemDebateSoWhite during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, according to a report from social media analytics firm Storyful....
2019-08-01 03:32

Tonight’s Democratic Debate: Live Updates From Houston Tonight’s lineup will feature 10 candidates including the former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
2019-09-13 02:00

US Democratic debate rivals slug it out over health care Democratic Party candidates vying to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election thrashed out their differences. Front-runner Joe Biden came out fighting amid criticism his policies were too moderate....
2019-09-13 15:32

Race spurs raw exchanges during second night of Democratic debate The event highlighted fault lines that divide the party even as President Trump’s challengers seek to take on his history of racially divisive rhetoric....
2019-06-28 09:00

Thursday's Democratic Debate Draws TV Audience of 18.1 Million NBCUniversal says viewership was highest ever for a Democratic primary debate, but still fell short of audience of 24 million for first Republican debate of 2016 cycle....
2019-06-29 05:16

Lester Holt, Colleagues To Moderate First Democratic Debate NEW YORK (AP) — Lester Holt and four of his NBC News colleagues will share moderating duties for the first debate of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders. The debate, shown on NBC News networks, will unfold over two nights in Miami on June 26 and ...
2019-06-11 17:32

Colbert Says Joe Biden Got His Teeth Knocked Out at the Debate “I hope they took dental photographs of Biden before this debate,” Stephen Colbert said. Jimmy Fallon summed up the evening as “Operation Destroy Joe Biden.”...
2019-06-28 15:00

Analysis: How Biden and Warren both think they can win tonight's debate There will be 10 Democratic presidential candidates onstage Thursday night in Houston, Texas. But all eyes will be -- and should be -- on only two: Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren....
2019-09-13 08:00

Biden tries to limit the damage from debate blow In an effort to steady his presidential campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden engaged in some furious damage control on Friday, a day after rival candidate Kamala Harris hurt him in the most dramatic clash so far of the 2020 election campaign....
2019-06-29 02:32

Harris goes after Biden on race in U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted front-runner Joe Biden on race during a debate on Thursday, calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful" and questioning his 1970s opposition to school busing....
2019-06-28 06:48

Eric Swalwell rips Joe Biden for being too old during Dem debate MIAMI – Eric Swalwell, a 38-year-old Democratic congressman, had a simple argument against his party’s frontrunner: You’re too old, Joe. Swalwell — one of the presidential hopefuls in the party’s first round of debates — took a shot at the form...
2019-06-28 06:32

Protesters shout down Biden in Dem debate disruption Protests erupted late into Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate, interrupting former Vice President Joe Biden moments before he delivered a heartfelt response about his personal hardships....
2019-09-13 08:32

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Elizabeth Warren cuts a Shakespearean figure in Arizona. Campaign politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the trail, reviewing another of the front-runners while braving the heat in the Southwest....
2019-08-21 19:16

Naked Bike Ride in Cologne joins world call for safer, cleaner streets About 60 bicyclists bared nearly all to cycle around the western city of Cologne promoting safety on the streets. German laws restrained the Naked Bike Ride motto 'bare as you dare' to a degree of modesty....
2019-07-12 21:48

Senate Democrats call for gun legislation debate Senate Democrats held a late night session on Tuesday to call for a debate on gun control legislation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Congress remains "in a holding pattern" as lawmakers await proposals from the White House. (Sept. 18) &...
2019-09-18 12:00

Joe Biden Is on Top of the Democratic Primary Field. How Does He Stay There? Before Joe Biden announced his presidential campaign, the former vice president privately worried about the fundamentals. Could he raise the money needed to mount a credible campaign? Could he assemble a diverse and experienced staff? Would he be a g...
2019-06-05 23:48

Joe Biden Keeps Stumbling. The Democratic Pile-On Is Just Getting Started. The vinegar in the slaw will hardly be the most acrid item on Joe Biden’s plate as he arrives at Rep. Jim Clyburn’s legendary fish fry. The former Vice President had largely lucked out with news that Iran had shot down an American drone l...
2019-06-22 00:48

Joe Biden is the Democratic front-runner — but he is vulnerable In the survey, 66% of Democratic primary voters say they'd be enthusiastic or comfortable about Biden as their nominee to take on President Trump in the 2020 election. Just 32% express reservations....
2019-06-16 19:48

Michigan Republicans Tune In to Democratic Debate. No Conversions Reported. Scouting out the opposition, Republicans viewing Wednesday’s debate were impressed by Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren and quick to defend President Trump....
2019-06-27 21:32

Colbert on the Democratic debate: let the 'humble background games' begin Late-night hosts sorted through three hours of soundbites and campaign promises from the Democratic presidential debateIn a live show following the three-hour Democratic debate, Stephen Colbert picked through a laundry list of potential water-cooler ...
2019-09-14 05:16

Democratic debate highlights: Food fights and racial divisions The front-runners of the crowded Democratic presidential contest jostled on Thursday night over issues of race relations and whether the time had come for a new generation of leaders....
2019-06-28 06:48

Tulsi Gabbard pushes anti-war message in first Democratic debate The debate question was about equal pay. But Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard used the moment to tout her anti-war foreign policy message and her military credentials....
2019-06-28 00:16

Democratic debate 2019: Time, how to watch, lineup, and moderators T​en of the Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage Thursday evening in Houston for the third debate, with former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren facing off against each other for the first time. What time is the deb...
2019-09-12 22:00

Sanders and Warren clash with moderates in Democratic debate – video The leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates on Tuesday in a second debate that reflected the party's struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desir...
2019-08-01 03:32

Trump Tunes Into the Democratic Debate From the G20 Summit to Lob Attack at Rivals President Donald Trump took a moment between meetings with world leaders in Japan to check in on the Democratic debate and lob a Twitter attack at his rivals. “All Democrats just raised their hands for giving millions of illegal aliens unlimite...
2019-06-28 07:00

The Democratic debate was boring. And centrists were to blame | Bhaskar Sunkara Thursday’s debate was a reminder that the equivocating core of the party has not yet been vanquishedThursday’s debate was difficult to get through, kind of like watching season five of a sitcom you used to like. Scenes are dragging on, characters you...
2019-09-14 05:16

TV Channel Trolls Donald Trump Jr For Post On Democratic Debate During Wednesday night's second Democratic presidential debate, US President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr, tried to crack a joke. Unfortunately, it backfired on him....
2019-08-01 15:32

Tim Ryan Says He Wasn’t Protesting During National Anthem at Democratic Debate (DETROIT) — Democrat Tim Ryan says he didn’t put his hand over his heart when the national anthem was played at Tuesday night’s presidential debate because of “absent-mindedness,” not as a sign of protest. The Ohio congr...
2019-07-31 20:00

Here’s Who Has Qualified for the September Democratic Presidential Primary Debate — And Who Hasn’t For the first time, all the Democratic presidential primary candidates who qualified for the next debate will be on the same stage, on the same night. Only 10 candidates hit the Democratic National Committee’s polling and fundraising threshold ...
2019-08-29 21:32

US briefing: Democratic debate, Georgia midterms and Reagan's racism Thursday’s top story: Biden targeted by younger, diverse candidates in testy 2020 debate. Plus, why liberals should shoulder the blame for Baltimore’s problemsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with to...
2019-08-01 13:16

Democratic Debate Ratings Exceed NBC’s Expectations, at 15.3 Million Viewers Even 16 months before Election Day, interest in the campaign is intense. Wednesday’s TV audience nearly equaled the record for a Democratic primary debate....
2019-06-27 23:16

Republican PAC airs ad showing AOC’s face on fire during Democratic debate A Republican-affiliated political action committee aired a controversial TV ad during the Democratic primary debate that showed a picture of freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez burst into flames. The PAC, New Faces GOP, was created by former Calif...
2019-09-13 08:00

Second 2020 Democratic primary debate -- Night 2 live blog Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. and Cory Booker, D-N.J., are among the Democratic presidential candidates on stage in Detroit tonight as the party wraps up its second round of 2020 primary debates....
2019-08-01 00:16

High stakes for NBC News ahead of 2-night Democratic debate The 1st 2020 Democratic presidential debate is important not just for politicians getting their initial wide exposure as potential presidents but also for host NBC News...
2019-06-27 23:32

Elizabeth Warren's Policy Ideas Dominated the First Democratic Debate Although she didn't talk the most on stage, the Massachusetts senator's bold positions drove the conversation at the first Democratic presidential debate....
2019-06-27 23:00

Am I Wrong To Be Excited That Only 7 People Qualified For September Democratic Debate? After learning so little during Wednesday’s debate, I let out a deep, deep exhale after learning that only seven of the 24 presidential candidates have qualified for the September debate in Houston. The debate has stricter qualifications that must be...
2019-08-02 06:48

Democratic debate 2019: Beto O’Rourke vows, ‘Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15’ He didn’t used an “F-bomb” — but Beto O’Rourke was emphatic about taking away people’s assault rifles during Thursday night’s Democratic debate. “Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,&#...
2019-09-13 04:16

Party reveals schedule for 2-night Democratic debate this month Former Vice President Joe Biden and 2016 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders will go head-on-head in the second night of first-round debates later this month, the party said Friday after holding a draw....
2019-06-14 20:32

Bernie Sanders trashes Democratic debate format as ‘demeaning’ Twenty-plus candidates jockeying for a few seconds of speaking time during the 2020 Democratic primary debates is “demeaning,” according to one of them, Bernie Sanders, who griped about the format this week. In an interview on “The ...
2019-08-07 20:16

First 2020 Democratic primary debate -- Night 2 live blog Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg are among the ten Democrats who will take the stage in Miami tonight....
2019-06-28 03:32

An inside look at the insanity of the Spin Room at the first 2020 Democratic debate Carlo Allegri/Reuters There were intense scenes in the Spin Room at the first 2020 Democratic debate in Miami on Wednesday and Thursday. With 20 candidates participating in the debate, the Spin Room was an absolute madhouse. Reporters really had to...
2019-06-30 09:16

Protest Over Eric Garner’s Death Disrupts Democratic Debate The protest, aimed at Mayor Bill de Blasio, broke out during Senator Cory Booker’s opening statement. Separate protesters interrupted former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr....
2019-08-01 08:16

Here are the winners and losers of Tuesday's feisty Democratic presidential debate BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit for the latest round of primary debates Tuesday night. Some candidates received significant screen time, while others faded into the background. Top win...
2019-08-01 07:48

Pete Buttigieg says gig workers should be allowed to unionize during Democratic debate Reuters South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said, as president, he would allow gig workers to unionize. "There are people in the gig economy who go through more jobs in a week than my parents went through in their lifetime," Buttigieg said during the de...
2019-08-01 07:48

Democratic debate 2019: Unexpected winners and a clear-cut loser The field of front-runners may grow larger before it grows smaller after two of them — former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris — failed to parry an avalanche of attacks during the Democratic Party’s second night of debates in Det...
2019-08-01 08:00

WATCH: Night 2 of 2020 Democratic primary debate begins at 6 p.m.  For the latest NBC News coverage, visit nbcnews.com....
2019-06-28 18:16

Record Ratings for Democratic Debate as America Tunes In to 2020 Nearly 18.1 million people watched Thursday’s debate on NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, the biggest television audience yet for a Democratic primary debate....
2019-06-29 02:48

Democratic 'spiritual' candidate stands out for quirky remarks at debate Self-help guru and presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson raised eyebrows with her Democratic debate performance. Her plan to "harness love" to beat Trump prompted people to dig out some of her older online adages....
2019-06-28 14:48

US briefing: Democratic debate, child separations and Canada manhunt Wednesday’s top story: Warren and Sanders take on the moderates in second round of 2020 debates. Plus, meet the man who’s swimming the Pacific garbage patchSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today...
2019-07-31 18:16

Joe Biden goofs again while defending against Harris’ debate barbs Joe Biden was in full damage-control mode Friday, defending his past positions on racial issues a day after he was left speechless when Sen. Kamala Harris slammed his opposition to school busing at the Democratic debate. But the gaffe-prone ex-veep a...
2019-06-29 05:48

Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden Will Finally Debate. Here’s What to Expect. The two Democrats arrive at Thursday’s forum with contrasting styles and policies — tensions that will be laid bare as they appear onstage together for the first time....
2019-09-12 00:32

Kamala Harris Goes After Joe Biden On Race In US Presidential Debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted front-runner Joe Biden on race during a debate on Thursday, saying Biden's remarks about working with pro-segregationist senators were......
2019-06-28 12:32

Joe Biden’s campaign tries to cash in on ‘30330’ after debate gaffe It’s take two on “30330.” Leading Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s team had a self-deprecating laugh Thursday over his bungled debate-night appeal for donations, requesting contributions heavy on 3’s and 0R...
2019-08-02 01:32

Biden, in CNN Interview, Says Harris Caught Him Off Guard in Debate Mr. Biden reiterated that Ms. Harris had mischaracterized his position on school busing, prolonging what has been a combative period of the presidential primary....
2019-07-05 17:32

Joe Biden opens up about death of first wife, daughter during debate Joe Biden recalled the 1972 car crash that tragically killed his first wife and one-year-old daughter while speaking at Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. The former vice president was asked about improvements in Obamacare during the debate ...
2019-06-28 06:32

Former DNC chair Ed Rendell: Dems' debate wasn't Biden's best Former Vice President Joe Biden didn't offer his best debate performance, according to former DNC chair Ed Rendell, who also dismissed Rep. Eric Swalwell's, D-Calif. critiques about the former senator's age....
2019-06-29 02:32

All Eyes On Joe Biden As Democrats Face Off In Third 2020 Debate Frontrunner Joe Biden goes head-to-head for the first time Thursday night with Elizabeth Warren, his fast-rising rival for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, in a three-hour debate seen......
2019-09-12 22:32

At Houston debate, surging Warren is toe-to-toe with Biden for first time A surging Elizabeth Warren will have her first chance to confront primary front-runner Joe Biden on the debate stage Thursday night, as the top 10 Democrats running for president square off in Houston at a critical moment in the race....
2019-09-13 01:00

Biden admits busing questions surprised him at debate Vice President Joe Biden attempted to explain away his sputtering debate response to questions about his opposition to federally mandated busing Thursday by claiming the attacks surprised him. “It came out of nowhere,” the longtime politician t...
2019-07-05 01:32

Joe Biden takes stage with more debate experience than his opponents Joe Biden is no stranger to the presidential debate stage, but tonight marks the first time he steps foot on that stage as a frontrunner for the Democratic nomination....
2019-06-28 00:16

Harris challenges Biden in breakout U.S. debate performance Presidential candidate Kamala Harris dominated her Democratic rivals in a debate on Thursday, confronting front-runner Joe Biden on race and calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful."...
2019-06-28 10:48

Guardian joins major global news collaboration Covering Climate Now Ahead of the UN climate summit, more than 250 newsrooms are boosting their climate coverage in a major initiative launched by Columbia Journalism Review and the Nation in partnership with the GuardianAs world leaders descend on New York for the UN cl...
2019-09-19 10:00

McConnell indicates he won’t call Senate back early for gun debate Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he won’t be calling the Senate back to pass gun legislation despite mounting pressure in the wake of two more mass shootings. McConnell, at home recovering from a shoulder fracture, told Kent...
2019-08-09 04:48

Call for national debate over digital ID card plans MPs have called for a national debate over plans in Westminster to develop a "single unique identifier" for individuals accessing government services online - an idea which has reignited concerns about digital ID cards....
2019-07-10 18:00

Don't call me cute: a debate on the four letter word On the surface, it's an innocuous four-letter word. But cute is a surprisingly loaded term. Here, two writers (and friends) take on the gender politics of being adorable...
2019-08-09 08:00

Fox News Poll: Biden at new low in Democratic primary race It’s increasingly more important to Democratic primary voters to beat President Donald Trump than support their favorite candidate -- and former Vice President Joe Biden is widely considered the candidate most likely to give them the White House. ...
2019-09-19 00:32

Democratic debates: Biden and Harris will face off again in second round As in first debates in Miami, the field will be crowded with 20 candidates spread over two nightsJoe Biden faces a rematch against his tormentor Kamala Harris while Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will go head to head in a battle of the left in t...
2019-07-19 07:48

Biden flips on Hyde Amendment after Democratic backlash After two days of backlash from his own party, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden now says he opposes the Hyde Amendment, which is a ban on using federal funds for abortions that he had long supported. The former vice president denounced the m...
2019-06-07 10:32

Kamala Harris Has Been Waiting For Her Breakout Moment. Here’s Why It Could Come At the First 2020 Democratic Debate The stakes are high for all of the Democrats in Thursday night’s debate, but perhaps no 2020 candidate has more riding on the outcome than California Sen. Kamala Harris. Harris has failed to capitalize on a strong campaign launch in January th...
2019-06-27 21:00

Jesse Watters: CNN Democratic debate lottery a 'gimmick,' Lemon should not moderate CNN's decision to televise a "lottery" to determine lineups for its 2020 Democratic presidential debates later this month is a ratings ploy, according to Jesse Watters....
2019-07-10 01:48

Barack Obama, silent in Democratic nominating contest, omnipresent in debate Former President Barack Obama was not on the Democratic presidential candidate debate stage on Wednesday night, but he was omnipresent as 2020 hopefuls struggled with attacking the legacy of their party's most popular member....
2019-08-01 15:32

The One With Elizabeth Warren: Splinter's 2020 Democratic Debate Live Blog The day you’ve all been waiting for is here. Kind of. Well, probably not. That’s tomorrow night. But hey, you’re here so you might as well stick around!...
2019-06-27 20:48

Democratic debate lineup pits Sanders, Warren against moderates: Here's what to watch for Ten presidential contenders, including progressive favorites Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, will face off Tuesday evening in Detroit for the first night of the second Democratic debates....
2019-07-31 17:48

Democratic debate highlights: Democrats spar over healthcare, opponent attacks Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders – the trio leading public polling for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination – wasted no time in Thursday's debate clashing over the best way to expand...
2019-09-13 05:00

Live Blog: From Houston, the Democratic Debate at Texas Southern University HOUSTON—Will Kamala Harris drag Joe Biden up to high heaven before her colored brethren at Texas Southern University? I don’t know if white men have edges, but I am sure the Senator from California will try and snatch Biden’s for sure. And will Cory ...
2019-09-13 01:00

NYPD officers protest de Blasio outside Democratic debate: ‘Can’t run the city, can’t run the country’ NYPD cops turned out Wednesday to protest New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s appearance at the 2020 Democratic primary debate, calling on him to get back to the Big Apple, negotiate with the men and women in blue, and "finish the job that he ran fo...
2019-08-01 01:16

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 cand...
2019-06-27 22:16

Democratic debate highlights: Moderates assail 'impossible' liberal agenda The Democratic Party's two leading progressives came under fire on Tuesday from a debate stage stuffed with moderates who said their "impossible" proposals and "wish-list economics" risked keeping Republican President Donald Trump in the White House ...
2019-07-31 18:32

De Blasio stands up Michigan congresswoman ahead of Democratic debate 2019 DETROIT, Mich. — Punctuality has never been one of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s strong suits — and he proved it yet again here on Tuesday. Hizzoner had been scheduled to appear at a pre-debate event in Detroit with other 2020 Democratic h...
2019-07-31 19:00

Democratic debate 2019: Early fireworks quickly fizzle into a snoozefest HOUSTON — A pared-down Democratic field took the debate stage Thursday night in Houston, pitting poll heavyweights like former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren against each other for the first time this cycle — b...
2019-09-13 08:00

Billionaire Tom Steyer clears hurdle to join U.S. Democratic debate in October U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer, a billionaire environmentalist and political donor, said on Sunday he has qualified to participate in the fourth Democratic debate in October, putting him on stage alongside the leading contenders for ...
2019-09-08 22:48

CNN, New York Times hosting next Democratic primary debate, to be held in Ohio The fourth Democratic presidential primary debate will take place next month in Westerville, Ohio, the Democratic National Committee announced Friday, as candidates fight to qualify for the televised showdown....
2019-09-14 00:00

Democratic debate 2019: de Blasio to unveil plan to ‘tax the hell out of the wealthy’ Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to unveil a plan he’ll tout as the “most aggressive wealth tax” during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate. In fact, De Blasio, in his opening statement said, “When I am president, we will even...
2019-08-01 04:32

Trump touts stock market, unemployment in response to Democratic debate President Trump late Wednesday tweeted a response to CNN’s Democratic debate and said none of the candidates would keep up what he sees as momentum in the country....
2019-08-01 10:16

Marianne Williamson tops Google searches after latest Democratic debate No major poll has her topping 2% — but, as far as the viewing audience of Tuesday night’s Democratic primary debate is concerned, no one walked away a bigger winner than Marianne Williamson. The spiritual guru and self-help author captivated viewers ...
2019-08-01 04:32

Democratic debate 2019: Andrew Yang to give out $120K to 10 families HOUSTON, TEXAS – Andrew Yang is trying to attract voters using cold hard cash. At Thursday’s Democratic debate Yang announced that he plans to give $120,000 to 10 families over the next 12 months out of his campaign’s coffers. “When you donate ...
2019-09-13 04:16

Trump campaign shells out on YouTube ad to draw more views than Democratic debate In a strategy to draw attention away from Wednesday's Democratic debate, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign bought out YouTube's "masthead," the leading advertisement on its homepage, Vox reported....
2019-06-27 19:16

Trump renews attacks on intelligence of CNN’s Don Lemon, one of the moderators of the Democratic debate In tweets, the president called the news anchor “the dumbest man on television” and suggested he was “too dumb” to understand that he should ask fair questions....
2019-08-01 05:16

DNC Chair Perez defends stricter criteria for next Democratic primary debate Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez defended on Sunday the criteria to qualify for the party’s next presidential primary debate, calling it a “fair bar” for the White House hopefuls to meet....
2019-09-08 23:48

Oprah pal Marianne Williamson finally speaks 30 minutes into Democratic debate Oprah Winfrey pal and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson — one of the least known of all the 2020 Democratic hopefuls — used her time on stage during Thursday’s debate to blast her fellow candidates. The 66-year-old self-help book author ...
2019-06-28 06:32

Sanders and Warren defend progressive policies against attacks in U.S. Democratic debate Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offered an unabashed defense of their progressive policies during a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, as their more moderate rivals criticized their proposals as unrealistic and politically untenable....
2019-07-31 18:32

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Pete Buttigieg barnstorms New Hampshire with homespun virtues reminiscent of ‘Our Town.’ Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he barnstorms New Hampshire....
2019-09-18 17:32

In First Debate, Democrats Say They’re All for Change, but Argue Over How Far to Go and at What Cost In the Democrats’ first presidential primary debate Wednesday night, the candidates each hit on the need for change, but showed differences about how they would achieve such change and on how far such change should go....
2019-06-27 20:32

Joe Biden touts Barack Obama’s achievements in pre-debate video ​Former Vice President Joe Biden released a video touting the achievements of the Obama administration and showing him and the former president exchanging high-fives just hours before the third Democratic presidential debate Thursday evening. “...
2019-09-12 22:00

Biden delivers the debate performance he needed, despite occasional missteps The former vice president goes on the offensive against Warren and Sanders on health care and counters attacks from others on the stage. Lower-down candidates also shine....
2019-09-13 12:32

Attacks on Biden in Debate Highlight Divide Over the Obama Legacy The Democratic front-runner repeatedly invoked President Barack Obama’s name, while some of his rivals said the party needed to move well beyond the policies of the last Democratic president....
2019-09-13 07:00

In breakout debate performance, Harris challenges Biden on race Presidential candidate Kamala Harris dominated her Democratic rivals in a debate on Thursday, confronting front-runner Joe Biden on race and calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful."...
2019-06-28 14:32

Republicans Revel in Biden’s Debate Troubles, but See a New Threat in Harris Trump campaign aides and allies acknowledged that the California senator could be a vexing rival and that the Democratic race will be more unpredictable than they had thought....
2019-06-29 00:16

Biden debate gaffe sends viewers in digital circles Minutes after Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden bungled his closing statement in Wednesday's debate by telling voters to go to a campaign website that did not exist, a college student was using the URL for a spoof election bid....
2019-08-01 08:16

Castro Questions Biden’s Memory at Debate: ‘Are You Forgetting What You Said Two Minutes Ago?’ Julián Castro accused the former vice president of contradicting himself on whether people would need to opt into his Medicare plan, though it did not appear he had....
2019-09-13 07:00

'Is he confusing them?': Biden appears to have mixed up Iraq and Afghanistan in debate Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has made his foreign policy prowess and experience a centerpiece of his 2020 White House bid, appeared to mix up Iraq and Afghanistan in a debate answer on Thursday....
2019-09-15 03:32

Biden, Sanders among high-profile Democrats to square off in 2nd debate Debate night No. 2 marks the first time top-tier presidential candidates will confront one another in person over who is the best fit to lead the Democratic effort to oust President Donald Trump in 2020....
2019-06-27 23:16

Joe Biden Is Ready for a Debate Rematch. This Time He’s in a Fighting Mood A month after Senator Kamala Harris caught former Vice President Joe Biden flat-flooted with her criticism of his record on racial issues, the two will share the stage again Wednesday night in Detroit. But the dynamic for the re-match may be very dif...
2019-07-31 20:00

Biden, Sanders continue sparring on health care after third debate Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have kept up their debate over health care following their spat during Thursday night's Democratic debate....
2019-09-15 02:16

Trevor Noah on Kamala Harris: ‘She bussed Biden right out of the debate’ Late night was chockful of fresh jokes from last night’s Democratic debate, with many of the shows broadcasting liveLate-night hosts focused on the second night of the Democratic debate, discussing Kamala Harris’s comments about Joe Biden and Bernie ...
2019-06-28 23:16