The president’s strategy of publicly downplaying the threat the virus poses to the U.S. was undermined Monday as the Dow Jones industrial average shed more than 1,000 points.

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The Vermont senator said he won’t pick ‘an old white guy’ as his running mate.

The FiveThirtyEight editor looks back at forecasting the 2016 presidential election — and the chances for 2020.

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The team became the latest group entangled in the fierce cultural fight over the meaning of the Trump campaign’s most successful piece of merchandise, which critics view as a symbol of hate and racism.

The White House’s sleight of hand on Russia’s 2020 efforts

National security adviser Robert C. O’Brien and Marc Short, the vice president’s chief of staff, argued this weekend that Russia wants Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) over President Trump. Their logic and evidence leave plenty to be desired.

Bernie Sanders’s strength and weaknesses against Trump

Assessing the relevant data points after the senator's dominant win in Nevada's caucus

Bernie Sanders greets his new front-runner status with one of his greatest hits: Praising Fidel Castro

The Democratic presidential candidate has often strained to emphasize the positives in authoritarian socialist regimes while acknowledging their shortcomings. But it’s about the balance he has struck.

At least three times, the former vice president has told a tall tale about being arrested in South Africa. Four Pinocchios!

Many Democratic presidential candidates are in South Carolina before a Tuesday debate and a Saturday primary. Nevada's caucuses were Saturday.

For the second time in eight months, the GOP senators left the capitol, denying the Democratic supermajority a chance to pass a bill to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Four candidates are 70 or older, and the top contender recently suffered a heart attack. Yet they are not releasing detailed medical records, as candidates have for decades.

The senator from Vermont, who has won two of three contests so far, is expected to be a target at Tuesday’s Democratic primary debate.

Supporters worry about how much ground he may have lost because of poor showings in early voting states and less-than-stellar debate performances.

Video clips from the 1980s of Sanders talking about his visits to the Soviet Union, Cuba and Nicaragua are being spread online by rivals who say his views were naive — and make him vulnerable to GOP attacks in the general election.

The justices seem inclined to let a pipeline project proceed 600 feet under the Appalachian Trail.

To become the Democratic Party’s nominee, a candidate needs to win a majority of the party’s delegates. Here’s how that happens.

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But that’s not informing views of a Sanders-Trump contest as much as party affiliation.

The dispute involves the city of Philadelphia and a Catholic agency that refuses to place foster children with same-sex couples.

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It’s just not very likely.

In an exclusive interview with The 19th, the trio of sisters gave a wide-ranging interview reflecting on their political upbringing and the 2020 climate.

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A lot of analysis of a Sanders-Trump contest is just motivated rhetoric. Some isn't.

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