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Establishment Democrats Still Fundamentally Misunderstand Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders’s politics may be socialist, but his appeal is that of an outsider. He tells the people dissatisfied with America that tinkering around the edges isn’t enough; the country needs radical change.
Forget ‘Minnesota Nice.’ Amy Klobuchar’s Rage Is Exactly What She Needs Right Now.
The Democratic primary electorate contains many more women than men, and many of those women are Democrats precisely because they believe that party fights for and represents the aspirations of ambitious, self-assured women.
Ignore the Signals. Bloomberg Isn’t a Sound Investment.
Message, not money, is what produces victory, and so far Michael Bloomberg’s has been lacking.
Don’t Bet Against Joe Biden Just Yet. He Has an Ace up His Sleeve.
Contrary to predictions, black voters have not abandoned Biden’s allegedly sinking ship.
Hold on to Your Hats. The Democratic Race Could Get Very Messy.
A brokered convention thrills pundits and political junkies who live for this sort of thing, but it probably repels most Americans. Watch the sparks fly in the summer and fall if the Democratic nominee is undemocratically selected.
Joe Biden’s Last Campaign
As his party races left, the former veep struggles to catch up.
Will Democrats Choose Safety or Risk?
One story of the Democratic primary race has been the competition between the flight to safety versus the urge to splurge.
Elizabeth Warren Is Not Honest
For someone who touts herself as a scholar, Elizabeth Warren resorts to anecdotes in a most disingenuous fashion.
Don’t Be Surprised If Sanders Becomes the Kingmaker of the Convention
Conventional wisdom has effectively ruled Bernie Sanders out as a potential nominee and concluded that he will have to drop out if, as polls suggest, he fails to win any of the four early contests. His huge third-quarter fundraising haul — combined with the Democratic delegate rules — show why this wisdom might be wrong.
The Three Big Winners of the Houston Debate
Thursday’s Democratic debate lacked the sparks and conflicts that characterized the first two outings. It nonetheless produced three clear winners: former vice president Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.).