The candidates may be getting a bit testy, but organizers for three Democratic presidential campaigns amiably share a farmhouse that reflects Iowa’s culture of grass-roots politics.
Patrick HealyThis is Iowa, two weeks before the caucuses: 3 organizers for 3 presidential campaigns, living under one roof, embodying the culture of grassroots politics. @tripgabriel has the tale & Jordan Gale has the great photography.
His supporters are loyal, and in Iowa they don’t really have eyes for anyone else.
Patrick HealyIt’s increasingly clear, 39 days before the Iowa caucuses, that Bernie Sanders has distinct political strengths that could help him win the 2020 Democratic nomination. @melbournecoal looks at why Bernie may prevail.
Health care had not been a driving issue for the Massachusetts senator. But the expansive $20.5 trillion package could come to define her candidacy anyway.
Patrick HealyToday we published a deeply reported story about how Elizabeth Warren got to “yes” on Medicare for all, an idea that was never a driving issue for her but will be a major factor in whether she wins the Democratic nomination or ultimately the presidency.
Join Maggie Haberman, Astead Herndon, Jonathan Martin, Alex Burns, Lisa Lerer and Patrick Healy for a preview of Tuesday night’s Democratic debate. We’ll look at the political dynamics that will frame the debate, analyze issues that may come up, and...
As she injects chaos into the 2020 Democratic primary by accusing her own party of “rigging” the election, an array of alt-right internet stars, white nationalists and Russians have praised her.
Patrick HealyToday we published a story about Tulsi Gabbard’s popularity in unusual corners - the Russian state media, white nationalists, alt-right Internet trolls who call her “Mommy” - and the suspicions it has raised among some establishment Democrats.
In the clash over Robert H. Bork’s nomination, Joe Biden’s moderate instincts defined a winning strategy.
Patrick HealyToday we’re starting a new series, Lessons In Power, about how the 2020 candidates learned to gain and wield influence. The first part examines Joe Biden’s tactics to defeat Reagan’s nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court. nytimes.com/2019/09/07/us/… via @nytimes
A loose network of conservatives says it has dossiers of offensive social media posts and other problematic public statements by hundreds of journalists.
Patrick Healy.@kenvogel & @jwpetersNYT lay out the step-by-step attack by Trump allies in the 24 hrs after a Times editorial accused Trump of fomenting anti-Semitism & a Times story on press secretary Stephanie Grisham included unflattering details of her job history.
Patrick Healy"The Times will not be intimidated or silenced," NYT publisher A. G. Sulzberger said in a new story revealing an orchestrated operation by allies of the White House to attack journalists by manipulating & exaggerating information. nytimes.com/2019/08/25/us/… via @nytimes
Presidential campaigns have a sound. We analyzed the playlists of 10 presidential candidates to see how the songs align with their core message.
Patrick HealyNEW: Today we published our 2020 campaign rally playlist project. Takeaways:
* Trump’s rally music is overwhelmingly performed by white artists/majority-white bands.
* Most of @ewarren’s songs are from the ‘90s & earlier. nytimes.com/interactive/20… via @nytimes