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The Daily 202: Bernie Sanders shows some Trumpian tendencies as he refuses to release promised medical records

53 min 29 sec ago
Rivals are beginning to attack the senator leading in the polls for insufficient transparency.

Trump says he’s considering Rep. Douglas Collins for permanent DNI post; Collins says he doesn’t want it

2 hours 44 min ago
The appointment could help Georgia Republicans avoid an intraparty fight this year over the Senate seat held by Sen. Kelly Loeffler, a strong Trump loyalist during impeachment.

A day away from caucuses without their candidate, some in the Yang Gang aren’t ready to move on

3 hours 24 min ago
“I still believe in his vision,” said one Andrew Yang supporter.

Trump’s government full of temps

4 hours 24 min ago
Trump leaves departments under "acting" control for more than a year at a time in some cases.

A buoyant Trump out West, cheerful about his acquittal and eager to mock his Democratic opponents

4 hours 55 min ago
President Trump’s post-impeachment, four-day swing through as many states — three of which Hillary Clinton won in 2016 — was the physical and geographic manifestation of Trump emboldened.

‘It’s going to take a rich guy to beat Trump’: Why some Democrats back Bloomberg

4 hours 55 min ago
Despite attacks by other candidates, many voters say they believe backing a billionaire may be the only way to ensure that Trump is defeated in November.

How misinformation on WhatsApp led to a mob killing in India

7 hours 54 min ago
The second episode of our miniseries “Fakeout” takes us to India, where viral rumors spread on WhatsApp led to death.

The most interesting takeaways from how 2020 candidates spent their money in January

9 hours 27 min ago
The figures are officially in. Candidates spent a lot.

Democrats jockey for advantage after spirited debate in Nevada

Thu, 2020-02-20 21:55
The fierce two-hour exchange in Las Vegas exposed deep divisions, both political and personal, among the six candidates on the stage.

The Democratic race is now Sanders against the field, and a contested convention possibly awaits the party

Thu, 2020-02-20 20:46
The fiery debate in Las Vegas set the stage for a coming battle for delegates and gave incentives for all the candidates to hang in as long as possible.

Harry Reid says Sanders needs more than plurality to win Democratic nomination

Thu, 2020-02-20 20:25
“I do not believe anyone should get the nomination unless they have 50-plus-one,” the former Senate majority leader said in an interview two days before the Nevada caucuses.

One Mike Bloomberg spent $340 million on carefully polished ads. The other Mike Bloomberg stepped onstage in Wednesday’s debate.

Thu, 2020-02-20 20:16
Bloomberg and his campaign worked Thursday to regain momentum lost in his debate-stage drubbing at the hands of rival candidates.

Bloomberg’s manipulated debate video earns Four Pinocchios

Thu, 2020-02-20 18:14
This is a classic case of "Deceptive Editing," under the rubric established in The Fact Checker's guide to manipulated video.

The arguments, risks and rewards of the Nevada debate

Thu, 2020-02-20 18:10
In this edition: Inside the debate hall, inside the “leftist garage,” and inside the end of the no-Super PACs pledge.

Who qualified for the South Carolina Democratic debate

Thu, 2020-02-20 17:55
The Feb. 25 debate, hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, will be held in Charleston, S.C.

Bernie Sanders pushed for a contested convention in 2016. Now he wants to avoid one.

Thu, 2020-02-20 17:38
Four years ago, Sanders said superdelegates could vote against the majority of pledged delegates. Now he says superdelegates should vote with the plurality of them.

Bloomberg’s views on redlining could remain an issue for black voters

Thu, 2020-02-20 16:17
The term was trending after Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) mentioned the former New York mayor’s stance on the housing policy during Wednesday’s debate.