A smiling Julián Castro said Thursday morning that "a lot of people were surprised" by his breakout performance at Wednesday night's Democratic presidential debate, a star-turn that could offer a lifeline
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IF THERE WAS ONE QUESTION that tied Democrats up in knots Wednesday night at the first presidential debate in Miami, it was how to handle Senate Majority Leader MITCH MCCONNELL, who might very well control
What really changed in last night’s crowded, chaotic debate? According to our experts, the party’s swinging left, there’s a new Texan in town, and Trump might be a bigger problem than the Democrats thought.
The second half, which was clearly demarcated by a technical snafu, featured a looser, rapid-fire survey of a host of issues. The five moderators of Wednesday’s Democratic debate tried to cover it all
The administration is consumed by a debate over how hard to go after Tehran amid heightened tensions. For President Donald Trump, it’s déjà vu all over again on Iran. Iran’s expected breach on Thursday
The freshman firebrand isn't tormenting party leaders — she's working with them. In Queens, she’s a storm-the-barricades political outsider. But back in Washington, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is working
Beto gets beat up, Castro and Booker shine, and Warren takes care of business. Beto O’Rourke got roughed up, while Julián Castro prospered at his fellow Texan’s expense. Elizabeth Warren left unscathed.
The candidates' speaking time varied, but their focus did not. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker carved out the most speaking time Wednesday night (almost 11 minutes) of any candidate in the first Democratic
The president tried to cast himself as presidential and above the fray of the crowded debate stage. President Donald Trump pleased many of his top campaign officials when he showed a rare characteristic
Sen. Elizabeth Warren used Wednesday night's Democratic debate to come out unequivocally for a "Medicare for All" plan that would abolish private health insurers. The Massachusetts Democrat was one of
MIAMI — Elizabeth Warren had her moments to shine. Beto O’Rourke spoke Spanish out of nowhere and then sparred with Julián Castro. Amy Klobuchar got one of the biggest applause lines of the night. The
This story is being published as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on June 26, 2019. The U.S. and China have tentatively agreed to another
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday that the company is reevaluating its policies around "deepfakes" after a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went viral on the platform in May, an the
NEW YORK — It’s not so good to be king in Queens politics anymore. After Joe Crowley went down in a stunning upset at the hands of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a year ago, he was replaced as the borough’s