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Marc A. Thiessen: Warren would sink booming economy

The central message of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign is that the economy is working for the very wealthy but it is not working for ordinary Americans. Unfortunately for her, …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 11:15 a.m.

Debate rivals assail Warren as she joins Democrats’ top rank

Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during the Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 4:02 p.m.

12 Democrats meet for first debate since impeachment inquiry

A dozen Democratic presidential candidates will meet on Tuesday for the most crowded presidential debate in modern history. But it’s the three leading candidates – Biden, Sanders and Warren – …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 11:53 a.m.

Presidential candidates seek money from key areas in Washington

President Donald Trump has received more campaign contributions from Washington and Spokane-area residents than any Democratic candidate still in the 2020 race.


Warren offers anti-corruption plan central to her campaign

Elizabeth Warren has released a proposal aimed at government corruption, providing a detailed policy roadmap for a fight she says is at the core of her presidential campaign.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 2:01 p.m.

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment

Several Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:09 p.m.

Biden parries attacks from rivals in fiery Democratic debate

Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides between the Democratic Party’s …


Local Democrats look to debate for clarity about whom to support for presidential nomination

With 20 candidates still in the running for the party’s nomination for president in 2020, most local members of the party are unwilling at this point to throw their support …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 7:17 p.m.

Jill Biden scheduled to stump on behalf of her husband in Spokane in September

Details about the Sept. 29 event are scant, but it’s the first scheduled fundraiser by a candidate for president in 2020 scheduled in Spokane.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 12:37 p.m.

Elizabeth Warren meets her look-alike at a rally

No, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you. One of the women pictured above is Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the 70-year-old Massachusetts Democrat with presidential aspirations. The person shaking her hand …


Rueful over heritage claim, Warren woos Native American vote

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that’s proved to be a big …


UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 8:26 p.m.

Sanders, Warren clash with moderates over ‘Medicare for All’

Liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are slapping back against moderate rivals who ridiculed “Medicare for All” during a Democratic presidential debate in which lesser-known pragmatists are warning against …


UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 11:58 a.m.

New lineup, same challenge for Inslee in 2nd debate

In the second Democratic presidential candidate debate, Jay Inslee will face a new lineup but the same challenge.


UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 7:35 p.m.

Inslee raises $3 million in second quarter, trails better known candidates

Jay Inslee sits ninth in the large field of Democratic candidates for second quarter donations compiled by CNN.


Plan by Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to declare climate emergency

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are teaming up on a measure that would designate climate change as an emergency, and they have won early support …


Analysis: Winners and losers from Democratic presidential debate’s first night

The first night of the first debate of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary is over, with the first 10 candidates jousting Wednesday night in Miami. Below are some winners and …


Spin Control: Inslee has plenty to win or lose from upcoming debates

Gov. Jay Inslee may be among the candidates with the most to win, or lose, from the upcoming Democratic presidential debates.


Washington Gov. Jay Inslee part of Democratic presidential debate on first night

Gov. Jay Inslee will share the stage with U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Tim Ryan, former U.S. Reps. Beto O’Rourke and …


UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019, 9:32 p.m.

Democratic presidential candidates pledge to bolster unions

Democratic presidential candidates are pledging to strengthen workers’ rights to strike and organize and to work for a $15 federal minimum wage


Senators on Trump Space Force plan: Not so fast

The Trump administration’s proposal for creating a Space Force as a new military service drew bipartisan skepticism in the Senate on Thursday, with several lawmakers questioning the need for expanding …


Paul Waldman: Elizabeth Warren calls for eliminating filibuster, and some good could come of that

While people in both parties think it’s in their self-interest to retain the filibuster, each party’s self-interest is profoundly different.


Dana Milbank: The Democratic apology tour is a sorry spectacle

Forgive me, but would anybody mind if we declared a moratorium on Democratic apologies?


Warren makes presidential bid official with call for change

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren makes bid for the presidency official, grounding her 2020 campaign in a populist call to fight economic inequality and build “an America that works for everyone.”


Elizabeth Warren makes presidential bid official with call for change

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren made her bid for the presidency official on Saturday in this working-class city, grounding her 2020 campaign in a populist call to fight economic inequality and …


Elizabeth Warren tries to quell DNA controversy with apology

WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren attempted to put an early political stumble behind her by apologizing to the Cherokee Nation for using a DNA test to prove she’s …


Tom Acitelli: Why Elizabeth Warren – and every would-be president – prefers macrobrews

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., broadcast a live Instagram video on New Year’s Eve that showed her drinking a Michelob Ultra in her kitchen in Cambridge. “The club soda of beer,” …


Iowa debut trip for potential 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is making her first visit to Iowa as a likely presidential candidate, testing how her brand of fiery liberalism plays in the nation’s premier …


Max Boot: Democrats need a new foreign policy

For decades, elites in the United States believed that championing a liberal world order was in our interest. Now, we are seeing a new left-right axis emerge around protectionism and …


Warren tackles race following criticism of DNA test release

Sen. Elizabeth Warren sought to solidify her connection with African-American voters Friday as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign amid criticism of her approach to race and identity.


Kathleen Parker: 23andMeToo

Now that the DNA is out of the bag, Sen. Elizabeth Warren can put her Native American heritage down for a nap – maybe. After two and a half years …