Newsmax Debate Lends N.Y. Governor’s Race a Far-Right Glow

The four Republican candidates for governor of New York faced off in their third and final debate before the June 28 primary.

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5 Takeaways From the NY Governor Debate

Gov. Kathy Hochul touted her record and beat back criticism from her rivals during their second and final debate ahead of the June 28 primary.

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Hochul Spars With Rivals Over Crime, Credentials and Cream Cheese

Sharp attacks typified the final debate among Gov. Kathy Hochul and her two Democratic rivals, Jumaane Williams and Representative Tom Suozzi.

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Fealty to Trump Arises as Litmus Test in G.O.P. Debate for N.Y. Governor

Rep. Lee Zeldin sought to attack a less conservative rival, Harry Wilson, by calling him a “Never Trumper.”

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Crime, Football and the N.R.A.: Takeaways From the N.Y. Governor Debate

The Democratic rivals of Gov. Kathy Hochul sought to attack her on varied issues, from the funding of a Buffalo Bills stadium to a decade-old endorsement from the N.R.A.

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‘Hochul Stood as Firm as an Oak’: Winners and Losers of New York’s Gubernatorial Debate

Our columnists and contributors give their ratings.

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Gov. Hochul Is Clear Target of Democratic Rivals in Debate

Gov. Kathy Hochul was placed on the defensive for much of the first debate of the three Democratic candidates for governor.

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What to Watch for as Hochul and Top Rivals Meet in N.Y. Governor Debate

Gov. Kathy Hochul will be a target for Rep. Tom Suozzi and Jumaane Williams in the first of two debates featuring the three leading Democrats.

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Boris Johnson Makes His Case in Speech to Conservatives: ‘We Can Unite’

In a speech to his fellow Conservatives, the prime minister warned against “pointless fratricidal debate.”

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Democrats Face Pressure on Crime from Their Own Base

Not long ago, the party was focused on police reform, but rising fears of violence, especially among communities of color, have led candidates to change course.

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Georgia Candidates Try to Outdo One Another on ‘Woke Mob’ in Schools

In the Georgia governor’s race, Republicans have made the supposed indoctrination of children their focus.

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Overnight, Midterms Get a White-Hot New Focus: Abortion

Exultant Republicans planned new bans. Democrats, who have struggled to rally around abortion rights, hoped a bruising Supreme Court loss could jolt their voters into action.

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Front-Runners in G.O.P. Pennsylvania Senate Race Are Put on Spot at Debate

Dr. Mehmet Oz and David McCormick, when not sparring with each other, faced attacks from three other challengers.

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Kemp and Perdue Debate, Looking Back at 2020 and Ahead to Abrams

Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia and his Republican primary opponent, former Senator David Perdue, bickered over the previous election — and over who would be more likely to defeat Stacey Abrams in November.

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Macron and Le Pen Trade Punches in Pivotal French Election Debate

He attacked the far-right leader as a Putin stooge. She hit back at him as the president of division and contempt.

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Macron and Le Pen Trade Punches in Tough but Inconclusive Debate

He attacked the far-right leader as a Putin stooge. She hit back at him as the president of division and contempt.

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Even Before France Votes, the French Right Is a Big Winner

The dominance of right-wing ideas in France’s presidential election campaign follows years of cultural wars waged successfully by conservatives on television, in social media and in think tanks.

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Emmanuel Macron Argues for Second Term as French President

The Ukraine war has given the French leader a strong edge and few reasons to engage with his political opponents. He held a news conference to quell criticism that he is avoiding debate.

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Could Iowa and New Hampshire Lose First Spots in Primary Calendar?

After complaints about disenfranchisement and logistical snafus, the party is reconsidering Iowa and New Hampshire’s coveted spots in the presidential nominating process.

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Walter R. Mears, ‘Boys on the Bus’ Campaign Reporter, Dies at 87

He won a Pulitzer while reporting on politics for The Associated Press, and in an enduring 1973 book he epitomized the virtues of wire service journalism.

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Democrats, Voting Rights Are Not the Problem

It isn’t voting that needs fixing, but what comes after it and the public’s confidence in the results. 

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Voting Rights Should Not Be the Focus of Election Reform

It isn’t voting that needs fixing, but what comes after it and the public’s confidence in the results. 

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Kevin McCarthy Speaks for More Than Eight Hours to Delay a House Vote

The House minority leader began talking at 8:38 p.m. Thursday. He stopped a little after 5 a.m. Friday.

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Buffalo Mayor’s Race: Rematch Between India Walton and Byron Brown

A victory in the Buffalo mayor’s race on Tuesday by Ms. Walton, who won the Democratic primary, would make history on several fronts. The incumbent mayor, Mr. Brown, has mounted a write-in campaign against her.

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5 Takeaways From the Last N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

In the final contest before Election Day, Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa traded insults and sketched out starkly different visions for the city.

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Sliwa Attacks Adams at Debate in Bid to Halt Front-Runner’s Momentum

The final debate in the New York City mayor’s race quickly turned rancorous, with Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa trading personal and political barbs.

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Here’s how to watch tonight’s Adams-Sliwa debate.

Bill Ritter, a WABC-TV anchor who has moderated mayoral debates for almost two decades, will lead a panel of three journalists in Tuesday’s debate.

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How to Watch the Second N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

Eric Adams, the Democratic mayoral nominee, largely ignored attack lines from Curtis Sliwa, his Republican rival, in last week’s debate. They meet again tonight.

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In Debate, Adams Acts Like Front-Runner, While Sliwa Goes on Attack

Eric Adams, the Democratic nominee in the New York City mayor’s race, and Curtis Sliwa, his Republican opponent, clashed on vaccine mandates and congestion pricing.

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Adams vs. Sliwa: How to Watch the First N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

Eric Adams, the borough president of Brooklyn, will face Curtis Sliwa, a founder of the Guardian Angels and a radio host, for an hour on Wednesday night.

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5 Takeaways From Canada’s Official Election Debates

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who called the snap election two years ahead of schedule, was repeatedly attacked by the other four candidates.

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It’s Election Season in Germany. No Charisma, Please!

The race to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel after 16 years in office is the tightest in years. But the two leading candidates are anything but exciting, and that’s how Germans like it.

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Yang Faces Backlash for Comments on Mentally Ill at Last Debate

Less than one week before the mayoral primary, the candidates remained focused on crime, while Andrew Yang was criticized for comments he made on the debate stage.

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Major Moments From the Final Democratic Mayoral Debate

As the June 22 primary approaches, Democratic candidates sparred over matters of public safety, schooling and homelessness.

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5 takeaways from the final Democratic debate for New York mayor.

Most candidates avoided attacking Eric Adams, the presumed front-runner, while mental illness and affordable housing dominated the policy discussion.

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Candidates Clash Over New York City’s Future in Final Mayoral Debate

The eight contenders jousted over their policies on public safety, homelessness, education and climate change with less than a week left in the campaign.

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How to Watch New York’s Final Democratic Mayoral Debate

Eight candidates will participate in the debate, which takes place Wednesday night from 7 to 9 p.m.

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What’s at Stake for the Mayoral Candidates in the Final Debate

The two-hour debate on Wednesday will be one of the last opportunities for the candidates to redefine the New York City mayor’s race.

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Under Fire Over Residency, Eric Adams Goes on the Offensive

The leader in the N.Y.C. mayoral race decided to join in the debate he had earlier said he would skip. His supporters said they were standing firm.

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How to Watch Tonight’s N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

The third Democratic debate, featuring four candidates for New York City mayor, takes place Thursday night from 7 to 8 p.m.

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Eric Adams Draws Fire for Skipping Mayoral Debate

Mr. Adams, a leading candidate for New York City mayor, was accused by his rivals of trying to dodge scrutiny of questions about his residency.

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Standout Moments from the First In-Person Democratic Debate

Here are a few things to know about the biggest clashes among candidates for mayor as they attacked one another in more personal terms.

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The N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate’s Winners and Losers

Our columnists and contributors give their rankings.

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Crime and Qualifications at Issue in Heated N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

The eight Democratic contenders jousted in contentious exchanges over the fundamental question of who among them was qualified to run New York City.

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How to Watch Tonight’s Mayoral Debate

The second debate, featuring eight Democratic candidates for New York City mayor, takes place Wednesday night from 7 to 9 p.m.

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N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Tightens Ahead of Crucial In-Person Debate

Democratic hopefuls sharpened attack lines as they tried to draw contrasts on critical issues like policing and the city’s economic recovery.

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G.O.P. Rivals Trade Insults in Chaotic N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

Curtis Sliwa, the founder of the Guardian Angels, and Fernando Mateo, a restaurateur, yelled at each other repeatedly during the free-wheeling virtual debate.

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We’re Being Trampled by a Candidate Stampede

Welcome to the world of over-Zoomed politics

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N.Y.C. Mayoral Candidates Keep Focus on Crime After a Feisty Debate

Back on the campaign trail, the leading Democrats traded barbs over their competing visions for public safety.

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Winners and Losers of the N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

Opinion writers and outside contributors give their rankings of the Democratic contenders for “the second toughest job in America.”

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