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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Candidates Clash Over Future of New York in First Mayoral Debate

The eight Democrats competing to win the June 22 primary presented divergent views on how to lead the city in a sometimes acerbic debate.

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Elizabeth Warren Grapples With Presidential Loss in New Book

In “Persist,” the Massachusetts senator delves into gender issues and her own shortcomings after her failed bid for the Democratic nomination.

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How a Common Good Caucus Could Save the G.O.P.

American politics needs more factions. The Republican senators floating populist proposals should forge one.

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Yang Lands Last Place on Ballot: 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race

The ballot order for the June 22 New York mayoral primary was decided by lottery, not alphabetical order, but Andrew Yang will still appear last.

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Justin Fairfax Accuses Terry McAuliffe of Treating Him Like Emmett Till

At a debate for Virginia governor, Mr. Fairfax, the state’s lieutenant governor, denounced Mr. McAuliffe for urging him to resign after women accused Mr. Fairfax of sexual assault in 2019.

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‘Vandalism With a Purpose’ and the Future of the G.O.P.

Ross Douthat returns with Michael Brendan Dougherty to tell Jane she’s wrong about Trump’s populist rhetoric.

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Can Republicans Make Populism Work Without Trump?

Ross Douthat returns with Michael Brendan Dougherty to tell Jane she’s wrong about Trump’s populist rhetoric.

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Who’s the Front-Runner? 5 Takeaways From the First Mayoral Debate

Questions about the Yang campaign’s treatment of women and Citigroup’s role in the mortgage crisis created moments of friction among the New York City contenders.

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When the Threat of Political Violence Is Real

Congress has been here before. It wasn’t pretty.

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Mitch McConnell Should Leave the History Lessons to Others

The framers did not want a Senate supermajority to be required to pass ordinary legislation.

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The Scary Power of the Companies That Finally Shut Trump Up

Tech giants were right to ban the president. We still need to break them up.

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Republicans Make Clear Their Georgia Senate Strategy: Attack Warnock

For the crucial Senate runoffs, the G.O.P. is focusing its attacks on the Rev. Raphael Warnock, portraying him as radical, a claim he has rejected but one that worked for Republicans in down-ballot races last month.

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King Kong Trump, Losing His Grip

A steaming mad president is running out of steam.

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Day After Debate, Biden and Trump Amplify Attacks, Seeking an Edge

Joseph Biden continued to hammer President Trump over his denial of the coronavirus threat, while the president sought to exploit what he viewed as a new opening — Mr. Biden’s comments on oil.

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A Missed Moment for Trump? Second Debate Suggests What Might Have Been

Trailing in the polls, President Trump had more at stake in the debate against Joseph R. Biden Jr. Now Republicans hope the president can present a powerful contrast with Mr. Biden that translates into voter turnout.

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We’ve Heard Quite Enough From Donald Trump

He’s nasty. He’s dishonest. Next, please.

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Oil Industry Expresses Concern, Not Alarm, About Biden Comments

After the candidate called for a “transition” away from oil and gas, executives said the country would need fossil fuels for decades to come.

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5 Policy Issues Where Trump and Biden Diverged at Final Debate

The debate on Thursday night had long stretches of illuminating policy discussion on climate change, health care, the coronavirus, immigration and criminal and racial justice.

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Biden vs. Trump, Round 2: ‘Humanity Reigned Supreme’

Readers share their thoughts on the final presidential debate.

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A Debate Pledge to ‘Transition’ From Oil Puts Climate at Center of Campaign Finale

Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s debate statement that he would “transition” the country away from oil gave President Trump an opening and thrust climate change center stage.

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The Moderator Kristen Welker Was the Winner of the Final Debate

Donald Trump and Joe Biden faced off one last time, and the winner was Kristen Welker.

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A Recap of the Final Presidential Debate

The first matchup between President Trump and Joe Biden was chaotic. Their final meeting was a more sedate affair.

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4 Key Trump Moments at the Final Debate

Viewers saw a notably different version of President Trump on Thursday from the one at the first debate. He didn’t interrupt Joe Biden as much, and he returned to some of his central messages.

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4 Key Biden Moments at the Final Debate

The Democratic nominee spoke of Americans lost to the coronavirus, parried attacks over his son and proceeded cautiously on immigration.

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Six Takeaways From the Final Presidential Debate

It was an actual debate with real disagreements. President Trump still struggled for an answer on the coronavirus and Joe Biden waved away character attacks with a “Come on, man!”

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That’s the Last We Need to Hear From Trump

He was nasty. He was dishonest. Next, please.

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Who Won the Debate? Political Observers Weigh In

Grading on a curve, political experts said President Trump did not hurt himself. But they said neither did Joe Biden, and that may be all that matters so late in the game.

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In Final Debate, Trump Tries to Be Less Like Trump

If voters reject him next month, this will be the chief reason: The 2020 campaign is different, and Donald Trump is not.

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In Calmer Debate, Biden and Trump Offer Sharply Divergent Visions for Nation

In a more restrained appearance, President Trump told Joseph R. Biden Jr., “You didn’t get it done” in Washington. Mr. Biden accused the president of heartlessness for separating migrant families and inflaming racial tensions.

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Moderator Kristen Welker Manages to Keep Order at Final Debate

“I’m jealous,” said Chris Wallace, the moderator of the unruly matchup last month, just after the debate, which featured a more civil President Trump.

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