Joe Biden

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Buttigieg summons shades of Michael Dukakis. No offense to Dukakis, but that’s not good. Read more


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Investigating the logical leaps at the heart of the Trump defense campaign Read more


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And while Democratic hopefuls have swarmed the state, three-quarters of Democratic voters don’t know whom they’ll support. Read more


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Today on TAP: The ‘likeability’ question descends on Elizabeth Warren Read more


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A show of support for Biden in Washington featured over 50 Obama veterans, many of whom went on to serve corporate America. Read more


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Pete Buttigieg is coming on strong, as the Wall Street Democrat heir to a faltering Joe Biden. Can he overtake Warren and Sanders in Iowa? Read more


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This week, Unite the Country announced its top staffers, most of whom either work for major corporations or run groups funded by corporate interests. Read more

, Money, Politics and Power

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Biden and Buttigieg get to avoid the cost debate, though their own proposals, if successful, will almost surely cost as much as Sanders’s. Read more


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The three B’s (Biden, Bloomberg, Buttigieg) of can’t-go-big Read more


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Biden told Elizabeth Warren that he ‘got votes’ for her consumer agency creation. No one can remember the specifics. Read more

, Politics

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But here’s why Buttigieg and Klobuchar can’t win. Also: Andrew Yang, the trucker’s pal. Read more


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To face a monstrous Republican seeking re-election, Democrats chose a moderate, ‘electable’ Senate lifer over an insurgent from Vermont. What about this year? Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Biden’s assistance to William Casey, Reagan’s CIA director, and the rehabilitation of the intelligence service in general has had tragic consequences. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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With only one debate, candidates will get the national stage before the deadline for disclosing their third-quarter donor information. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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As was not the case in 1974, Republicans now have counterfactual media that allows or compels them to ignore blatant lawbreaking. Read more



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The last thing the Democrats need is a nominee who reminds voters, even faintly, of Donald Trump. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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A former key Biden official began lobbying for the rightwing news channel in July, a recent filing shows. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Every candidate confronts some kind of scandal. The candidates who win are the ones who can move past them. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Biden makes use of the “Gingrich-Edwards” loophole to avoid payroll taxes. Read more

Economic Policy