Shane GoldmacherNEW: My deep dive into the inflection points that have defined the 2020 Democratic race so, using donation data so granular that it's possible to pluck out the impact of particular *emails* that campaigns sent
After months of putting the state on the back-burner, Ms. Harris has stepped up her presence in Iowa, spending more days there in recent weeks than she did through June.
Shane Goldmacher@maddiemcgarvey As Sanders talks "revolution" and Warren's "big structural change" is an applause line, Harris told me this of voters:
“They couldn’t give a hoot about your ideology. That’s not what people want right now. Because ideology doesn’t fix problems."
Ms. Gillibrand’s remarks came as her campaign continues to struggle, and they suggest she plans to turbocharge her efforts to run as an unabashed feminist.
Shane GoldmacherKirsten Gillibrand in Iowa: “We have Democratic candidates running for president right now who do not believe necessarily that it’s a good idea that women work outside the home”
She won't say.
“There is no prize for someone who tries to hold accountable a powerful man who is good at his day job,” Ms. Gillibrand said after Mr. Franken spoke out about his resignation.
Shane GoldmacherNot everyone is regretting calling for Al Franken to resign back in 2017.
"Women have been putting up with this B.S. from time immortal. And we’re sick of it,” says Mazie Hirono.
I believe abortion is about health care, not politics. Many of my colleagues disagreed.
Shane GoldmacherPlanned Parenthood Leana Wen writes an op-ed striking back at her critics.
Says she "faced daily internal opposition"
And this: "Perhaps the greatest area of tension was over our work to be inclusive of those with nuanced views about abortion."
Shane GoldmacherThe Q2 fundraising figures so far:
Buttigieg: $24.8 million
The big mystery: Beto O'Rourke
Shane GoldmacherGillibrand spent $4.2 million and raised $2.3 million.
Her campaign is subsisting off the money she transferred from her Senate bid.
She still has $8.2 million cash on hand — likely more than anyone else polling where she is polling.