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Election 2020

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Democrats have faltered in rural areas for many years now. A new book offers a road map to reverse the trend. Read more

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That’s one reason why the upcoming caucuses may be a dry run for the big organizing needed in November’s general election. Read more

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Today on TAP: The candidate’s new ad is misleading at best Read more

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The proposal for ‘chained CPI,’ a cut to future benefits, during the Obama administration led to its widespread use in other areas of the government. Read more

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Watch what the candidates do, not (just) what they say. Read more

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Today on TAP: A few thousand voters in tiny, unrepresentative states hold outsize power Read more

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History will remember both Sanders and Warren for taking on American capitalism. Their differences won’t loom that large. Read more

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Democrats shy from confrontation in Tuesday’s debate, but Warren may get a bounce from her not-quite-but-more-than-confrontational comeback. Read more

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And he’s on a path to win as long as timid Democrats do nothing about it. Read more

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The campaign has also had advisers sign non-disclosure agreements, and in at least one case attempted to lock someone up with a non-compete agreement. Read more

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The former Robert Rubin protégé now runs for president condemning corporate power. But he also says that only a business leader can win that argument. Read more

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The bankruptcy expert releases a proposal that doubles as an indictment of Biden’s role in passing the 2005 bankruptcy law. Read more

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Buttigieg’s corrected list of fundraisers includes a top executive at one of the vulture fund holders of Puerto Rican debt. Read more

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The media let slip a golden opportunity to put into context how a Biden administration might use its power. Read more

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The old ways of thinking about Democratic primaries shed less light this year, because of multiple candidates competing in multiple lanes. Read more

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Today on TAP: The Washington Post highlights Michael Bloomberg’s investment in China Read more

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Rolling Stone says the religious left should welcome Pete Buttigieg’s ‘public embrace of Christianity,’ but AOC’s ‘love thy neighbor’ politics reflects the Catholic Worker roots of democratic socialism. Read more

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Stephen Smith’s movement-based campaign has released the first of 32 bottom-up proposals to change the state. It includes a wealth tax. Read more

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Despite a more treacherous financial system than four years ago, the media has made financial regulatory policy all but invisible in the Democratic race. Read more

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The Prospect’s executive editor interviewed newsmakers and campaigners at Thursday’s debate. Read more

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