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Recent articles by Sean:

Biden unveils health plan, sharpening fight among Democrats

The former vice president’s embrace of the ACA clashes with rivals pushing Medicare-for-all. → Read More

Democrats are pushing for drastic change to immigration policy. Some Latino leaders say they’re going too far.

Candidates’ immigrant-friendly plans aren’t impressing some Latino leaders, who fear giving President Trump fodder for attacks. → Read More

Sanders campaign raises about $18 million over past three months

The senator from Vermont has decided not to hold high-priced fundraisers, designed to attract wealthy donors. → Read More

Democratic debate 2019: First round of candidates to kick off two-night debate

The action begins Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET, with 10 candidates taking the stage for a two-hour debate in Miami. Twenty-four hours later, 10 more candidates will take their turn. → Read More

Bernie Sanders faces a new kind of threat in Elizabeth Warren

Sanders and Warren are fiery liberals with similar proposals. Now Warren is gaining ground. → Read More

The goal for 2020 underdogs in Iowa: to become the Joe Biden alternative

Candidates trailing the former vice president try to take advantage of the state’s history of rewarding upstarts in the caucuses. → Read More

Presidential candidates warn of Joe Biden’s campaign — most without mentioning his name

Nineteen candidates for the Democratic nomination spoke in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, about what they cast as the dangers of an establishment nominee → Read More

Man walks onstage to grab microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris

Harris was not injured and the man was not detained. → Read More

Florida Republicans warn that Trump’s Venezuela policy is at risk of backfiring

The president won early praise for his tough stance on Venezuela. But as Maduro clings to power, there is a danger of looking weak. → Read More

Joe Biden’s strong debut puts pressure on other candidates vying to challenge Trump

The big question for the former vice president: Can he hold on to an enviable position? → Read More

Will it use hacked materials again? Trump campaign will not say

18 of 20 Democratic campaigns pledged to avoid using material from cyber breaches. → Read More

For Bernie Sanders, 2016 gets in the way of 2020

Like President Trump, the independent senator seems fixed on the last campaign, caught between pleasing his most enthusiastic backers and expanding his reach. → Read More

Sanders keeps distance from Omar, even as he defends her against accusations of anti-Semitism

“I’ve talked to Ilhan about twice in my life,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) during a Fox News town hall. He added, “I support a Muslim member of Congress not to be attacked every single day in outrageous, racist remarks.” → Read More

Bernie Sanders’s campaign escalates fight with establishment Democrats in reprise of 2016 party rifts

For days, Sanders and his team have leveled accusations against a leading Democratic think tank even as he seeks the party’s nomination for president. → Read More

Can Bernie Sanders really win over Trump voters?

“Crazy Bernie” and “a pathological liar” circle each other warily, each seeing an advantage in the other as an antagonist. → Read More

Bernie Sanders says he’ll release 10 years of his tax returns by Monday

The presidential hopeful had previously been vague on the timing. → Read More

With the most diverse presidential field ever, black voters ponder the best odds against Trump

Some have high hopes for women and nonwhite candidates; others see white men as having the best chance to defeat the president. → Read More

Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio joins Democratic presidential race

The congressman is pitching himself as a moderate Midwestern voice in the crowded field. → Read More

Why Pete Buttigieg says he stopped using ‘all lives matter’

The Democratic presidential candidate used the contentious phrase in a 2015 speech. → Read More

Bernie Sanders raises $18.2 million in presidential campaign’s first quarter

Total comes from 900,000 individual donations, campaign reports, short of its 1 million goal. → Read More