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Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims That Democrats Are Radical Socialists

WASHINGTON — President Trump has made branding Democrats as out-of-the-mainstream, economy-wrecking socialists one of the centerpieces…

Iowa and New Hampshire Go First. How Are the Leading Candidates Set Up There?

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — In New Hampshire, Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s campaign is embracing activities like…

Tuition-Free College Could Cost Less Than You Think

Paying for college seems out of reach for many Americans, so the idea of free college…

Anxious Democratic Governors Urge 2020 Field Not to Veer Too Far Left

WASHINGTON — After claiming governorships from Republicans in seven states last year, including in crucial presidential…

A Live CNN Drawing Will Determine the Next Democratic Debate Lineups

Only on CNN does it take an hour to separate 20 candidates into two nights of…

Why Sanders and Biden Are Sparring Over Health Care

WASHINGTON — Senator Bernie Sanders does not understand Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s position on health care.…

2020 Won’t Repeat the Mistakes of 2016, Whatever They Were

WASHINGTON — Democrats still don’t agree on why they lost the White House in 2016. But…

Sanders to Call for Rivals to Reject Money From Health Care Industry

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is expected on Wednesday to call for all Democratic presidential candidates…

Some Surge, Others Sputter: 5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports

Mayor Pete Buttigieg soared and Senator Elizabeth Warren surged. Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.…

Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris Have Made Waves. Some Progressives Remain Skeptical.

WATERLOO, Iowa — Mayor Pete Buttigieg raised more money in the most recent quarter than anyone…

Wrangling Begins in Queens D.A. Recount, Recalling Florida Intrigue in 2000

It was a scene straight out of South Florida, circa Election 2000, only there were no…

Money Gap Among Democrats Grows as Inslee, Castro and Gillibrand Report Small Hauls

The gap between the rich and the poor in the Democratic presidential primary is big —…

He’s Gay. His Main Opponent Makes Homophobic Remarks.

In January, as Congress swore in a record 10 openly L.G.B.T.Q. members, Ritchie J. Torres, a…

The Power Went Out. Where Was De Blasio?

In a union hall lobby in Waterloo, Iowa, Mayor Bill de Blasio slouched down into a…

Have You Been Told to ‘Go Back’ to Your Country Even Though You Are American? Tell Us About It.

On Sunday, President Trump used a well-worn racist trope to attack progressive Democrats who are frequent…