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Senators recess for dinner.

The trial has been underway for nearly seven hours as Democrats and Republicans wrangle over whether additional documents and witnesses should be allowed.
Sanders and Warren Try to Tone Down Rift. Some of Their Supporters Seem Less Willing.

Sanders and Warren Try to Tone Down Rift. Some of Their Supporters Seem Less Willing.

The two progressive candidates seem to be trying to play down their differences that came into view over the past week. But many of their supporters were not ready to move on.
Sanders and Warren Try to Tone Down Rift. Some of Their Supporters Seem Less Willing.

Sanders and Warren Try to Tone Down Rift. Some of Their Supporters Seem Less Willing.

The two progressive candidates seem to be trying to play down their differences that came into view over the past week. But many of their supporters were not ready to move on.
Sanders vs. Warren: This Week in the 2020 Race

Sanders vs. Warren: This Week in the 2020 Race

Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren argue over what was said at a private 2018 meeting, their dispute takes center stage at the debate and Cory Booker says goodbye.
Sanders vs. Warren: This Week in the 2020 Race

Sanders vs. Warren: This Week in the 2020 Race

Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren argue over what was said at a private 2018 meeting, their dispute takes center stage at the debate and Cory Booker says goodbye.
Democrats Can Qualify for the Next Debate by Winning a Single Delegate in Iowa

Democrats Can Qualify for the Next Debate by Winning a Single Delegate in Iowa

Candidates like Andrew Yang and Michael R. Bloomberg, who were excluded from the last debate, can take a new path to the stage for the next one, to be held Feb. 7 in New Hampshire.
Democrats Can Qualify for the Next Debate by Winning a Single Delegate in Iowa

Democrats Can Qualify for the Next Debate by Winning a Single Delegate in Iowa

Candidates like Andrew Yang and Michael R. Bloomberg, who were excluded from the last debate, can take a new path to the stage for the next one, to be held Feb. 7 in New Hampshire.
Bernie’s Big Bet

Bernie’s Big Bet

The Sanders campaign sees a clear path to the Democratic nomination — without moderate supporters. Instead, he’s counting on winning over Latino voters across the country.
Sanders-Warren: An Alliance, if Not a Close Friendship, Suddenly Fractures

Sanders-Warren: An Alliance, if Not a Close Friendship, Suddenly Fractures

The dispute has led to negative attacks and doubts about party unity, exactly what Democratic leaders do not want to happen, for fear of handing an advantage to President Trump.
Sanders-Warren: An Alliance, if Not a Close Friendship, Suddenly Fractures

Sanders-Warren: An Alliance, if Not a Close Friendship, Suddenly Fractures

The dispute has led to negative attacks and doubts about party unity, exactly what Democratic leaders do not want to happen, for fear of handing an advantage to President Trump.
To Beat Trump, Put Ideals Before Ideas

To Beat Trump, Put Ideals Before Ideas

Voters in this presidential election are more concerned with the candidates’ values than their proposals.

Why Questions on Women Candidates Strike a Nerve

Many Americans say they are ready to elect a woman president, but they are not so sure their neighbors are.
7.3 Million Watched Democrats Debate in Iowa as First Votes Loom
Elizabeth Warren Confronts the Skeptics Who Fear Her Plans Go Too Far

Elizabeth Warren Confronts the Skeptics Who Fear Her Plans Go Too Far

In the early fall, Ms. Warren seemed to be the Democratic candidate to beat in Iowa. But many voters have had second thoughts over how her sweeping agenda would sell against President Trump.
Elizabeth Warren Confronts the Issue Dragging Her Down

Elizabeth Warren Confronts the Issue Dragging Her Down

In the early fall, Ms. Warren seemed to be the Democratic candidate to beat in Iowa. But voters have had second thoughts over how her sweeping agenda would sell against President Trump.
Warren Told Sanders After Debate, ‘I Think You Called Me a Liar on National TV’

Warren Told Sanders After Debate, ‘I Think You Called Me a Liar on National TV’

“You called me a liar,” Bernie Sanders responded, as the candidates’ sudden clash injected new uncertainty into the Democratic presidential race.
Warren Told Sanders After Debate, ‘I Think You Called Me a Liar on National TV’

Warren Told Sanders After Debate, ‘I Think You Called Me a Liar on National TV’

“You called me a liar,” Bernie Sanders responded, as the candidates’ sudden clash injected new uncertainty into the Democratic presidential race.
Democrats Agree Trump Is Racing to War With Iran, but Are Vague on Alternative Strategy

Democrats Agree Trump Is Racing to War With Iran, but Are Vague on Alternative Strategy

The candidates were short on specifics at Tuesday’s debate when pressed on how they would accomplish their key foreign policy goals.
In Democratic Debate, the Candidates Mostly Kept the Gloves On

In Democratic Debate, the Candidates Mostly Kept the Gloves On

TV assumes that the biggest fights make the best debates. Tuesday’s outing on CNN suggested: What if they don’t?

Debate Night: The ‘On Politics’ Breakdown

The last Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses had high stakes — and low drama.