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Democrats need a better answer to the Mitch McConnell question

The debate Democrats need to have: How do you win back the Senate?

Trump tried to pretend he was above watching the Dem debate. Turns out he wasn’t.

"BORING!" he tweeted, right as Democrats talked about people dying at the border.

Women candidates, on average, spoke more than men in the first Democratic debate

The two candidates who spoke the most, however, were Cory Booker and Beto O’Rourke.

Elizabeth Warren proved she’s ready for the big show

She commanded on her issue but more importantly showed the political savvy Democrats have wondered about.

The Democratic debate’s focus on guns shows the influence of Parkland

Democrats spent decades avoiding the issue of guns. That’s now changing.

Cory Booker showed he can be a contender

The New Jersey senator had a solid performance in the first night of the first Democratic debate.

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Climate got more time in the Democrats’ first 2020 debate than in all 2016 debates combined

The power of Mitch McConnell, explained by one question in the Democratic debate

The 2019 Democratic debate shows how striking it is to have more representation onstage

The biggest threat facing the US, according to the first Democratic debate

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Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

Keep up with the policy debates that will shape the Democratic 2020 primary.

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Amy Klobuchar owned Jay Inslee on abortion rights at the Democratic debate

The 5 most important questions about carbon taxes, answered

Democrats gave the wrong answers about the gender pay gap 

Why some Democrats criticized Obama’s Iran nuclear deal

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Why only 2 of 10 Democrats raised their hands to say they’d abolish private insurance

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How 2020 Democrats plan to fight climate change

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The first Democratic presidential debate: June 26-27, 2019

Why Julián Castro started a Democratic debate fight over repealing “Section 1325”

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Elizabeth Warren thinks corruption is why the US hasn’t acted on climate change

Trade, defense, and Israel: 2020 Democrats’ foreign policy flashpoints

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Vox’s guide to the 2020 presidential candidates

Everything you need to know about the crowded 2020 race.

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Steve Bullock, the Democratic governor of Montana, is running for president

Vox Sentences: Your Vox guide to the first debate

Trump supporters, anti-socialists, and NYC cops are planning to protest during debates

Elizabeth Warren has endorsed the most radical immigration idea in the 2020 primary

6 questions on climate change 2020 Democrats should have to answer in the debates

San Francisco, the home of Juul, voted to ban e-cigarettes


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Reddit restricts its biggest pro-Trump board over violent threats

Wonks hate Bernie Sanders’s debt relief plan. That’s the point.

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Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign and policy positions, explained

Trump’s bizarre attack on McCain lowlights raucous speech to evangelical group

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Kamala Harris’s 2020 presidential campaign and policy positions, explained

Bernie Sanders’s 2020 presidential campaign and policy positions, explained

Where the 2020 candidates stand on raising the federal minimum wage

Why we need to get to know the “bad gays” of history

As outrage mounts about border detention facilities, Congress is scrambling to pass an aid package

Google employees are backing Warren. Facebookers are putting their money on Harris.

A Republican senator wants the government to police Twitter for political bias


How a border transformed a subcontinent

The Trump administration is quietly helping people get kidneys

104 degrees in Madrid: why Europe is so vulnerable to extreme heat

The youngest American adults are the least nationalistic

An expert on human blind spots gives advice on how to think

15 Democratic candidates pledge to seek gender parity in their national security teams