Debates Political

8.3 Million Watched Ohio Democratic Debate on Television

Tuesday’s event drew an audience significantly smaller than the one for last month’s candidate forum in Houston.

Next Democratic Debate Will Have 12 Candidates Onstage, the Most Ever.

Rather than split the contenders into two groups, party officials will guarantee that the leading candidates have a chance to face off against one another.

Sander Vanocur, TV Newsman Who Covered Kennedy, Dies at 91.

A veteran correspondent, he was the last surviving journalist who questioned Nixon and Kennedy in the first televised presidential debate.

14 Million Watched Democrats Debate in Houston

The New York Times will join CNN in co-sponsoring next month’s debate in Ohio, another sign of the paper’s expanded public profile.

Business Leaders to Call on Congress to Act on Gun Violence.

“Doing nothing about America’s gun violence crisis is simply unacceptable,” the heads of 145 companies tell senators in a letter.

Bernie Sanders Went to Canada, and a Dream of ‘Medicare for All’ Flourished.

The Vermont senator has staked his presidential campaign, and much of his political legacy, on transforming health care in America. His mother’s illness, and a trip he made to study the Canadian system, help explain why.

Google Tries to Corral Its Staff After Ugly Internal Debates.

The tech company, telling its employees to “stop disrupting the workday,” issued new workplace rules designed to rein in its freewheeling culture.

Echo Trump’s Tough Talk, or Lift Tariffs? Democrats Clash Over Trade.

Though presidential candidates appearing at a debate on Tuesday generally favored a strong approach to China, they differed over whether protectionism was the way forward.

U.S.-Britain Relationship Sounding More Testy Than ‘Special’

President Trump’s harsh words for a British ambassador and for the prime minister have some wondering what a post-Brexit Britain can really count on from its longtime ally.

Telemundo, Presidential Debate Under Its Belt, Moves Into 2020 Spotlight.

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Expanded political coverage, and a new $250 million campus worthy of a start-up, are signs of a Spanish-language network on the rise.