He ran on saving workers from automation, but also leaned into issues of race and representation.
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It’s been a really meaningful experience to cover @AndrewYang — one of just a handful of AAPIs to ever make a serious run for president — as an Asian American myself.
Thanks to @adeelnyt for giving me space to reflect on it
Andrew Yang is showing what healthy populism looks like.
Matt Stevens.@bariweiss: “...this curious campaign is a cause for that rarest thing in current American politics — hope — and ... Mr. Yang is modeling how to harness the populist energy that otherwise threatens to tear us apart...”
The Granite State’s young people, libertarians and independent voters helped power Bernie Sanders to a primary victory in 2016. This time, some of them are eyeing Andrew Yang and Tulsi Gabbard.
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“I wouldn’t want Bernie to lose New Hampshire, but if Yang doesn’t get a big enough turnout, that could impact the rest of his campaign nationwide,” Mr. Rhodes said, sounding slightly exasperated. “That’s why I’m torn!”
Tonight’s face-off among seven Democrats will be the most intimate affair of the 2020 primary. Here are the key dynamics to watch.
Matt StevensEverything you need to know about tonight’s #Demdebate via @ShaneGoldmacher.
On Yang: Can he “make the turn from a more fringe-like candidate with an impassioned internet following ... to a more rounded candidate and more plausible nominee”?