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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Who Won the Presidential Debate?

Tell us which candidate came out on top.

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Muted Mics, Social Distancing and More Rules for Tonight’s Presidential Debate

Each candidate will be muted during his opponent’s opening answers, but after that, it may be another free-for-all.

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What Do Polls Say About the Issues on the Agenda for Tonight’s Debate?

On topics from climate change to leadership, most Americans say they prefer Joe Biden over President Trump.

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What Are the Rules for Trump and Biden’s Debate Tonight?

Each candidate will be muted during his opponent’s opening answers, but after that, it may be another free-for-all.

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Reopen the American Mind

In the midst of an existential crisis for higher education, is it even reasonable to expect the humanities to survive?

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A Full Guide to the Final Presidential Debate

Does the president dial back his aggression? How will Joe Biden lay out his closing argument? Here’s what we’ll be looking for as the candidates face off in Nashville on Thursday night.

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Debate Tonight: Full Guide

Does the president dial back his aggression? How will Joe Biden lay out his closing argument? Here’s what we’ll be looking for as the candidates face off in Nashville on Thursday night.

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How to Watch The Debate: Time, Moderator and Streaming

The second and final debate between President Trump and Joe Biden will kick off at 9 p.m. Eastern on Thursday. Here’s how to follow along.

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Can Trump Win The Election? Yes. But the Path to 270 Is Difficult.

President Trump’s prospects depend on late and fundamental shifts in the dynamics of the race, including Joe Biden stumbling badly in Thursday’s debate and Mr. Trump exhibiting discipline on the virus.

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Can Trump Win? Yes. But the Path Is Narrow and Difficult.

President Trump’s prospects depend on late and fundamental shifts in the dynamics of the race, including Joe Biden stumbling badly in Thursday’s debate and Mr. Trump exhibiting discipline on the virus.

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Donald and Joe Are Ready to Go

Introducing everybody’s dream invention: a Trump-muter.

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How Trump and Biden Are Gearing Up for the Last Presidential Debate

The president’s advisers want him to present an affirmative vision for the country. Joe Biden’s team is bracing for ugly attacks.

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Trump and Biden Will Be Muted for Parts of Their Next Debate

In an unusual move meant to avoid interruptions like those that marred the first debate, the organizers said they would turn off each candidate’s audio feed while his rival had the floor.

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How the Internet Viewed the Presidential Town Halls

President Trump and Joe Biden answered questions from voters at the same time, on separate networks. The difference between the two events did not escape anyone’s notice.

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Trump and Biden Spar From Afar at Town Halls

With less than three weeks left in the campaign, there was no sign that either candidate was diverging from the political tracks they laid down months ago.

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NBC Faces Backlash Over Trump Town Hall

Rachel Maddow of MSNBC criticized the decision to air the town hall opposite ABC’s Biden forum tonight. NBC stars and producers also objected as Savannah Guthrie prepared to moderate.

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A Full Guide to the Presidential Town Halls Tonight

President Trump and Joe Biden will appear at separate, nationally televised events on Thursday night, with the president facing one of his final prime-time opportunities to change the race’s trajectory.

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NBC Says Trump Will Hold Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Competing Against Biden

The candidates were set to debate on Thursday night until President Trump bowed out. Now they will take part in dueling town-hall-style meetings, with Joe Biden taking questions from voters on ABC.

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Who Is That Masked Man?

The president is not the only one adjusting to a new political reality.

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These Are The 4 Tricky Issues for the Biden-Harris 2020 Election Ticket

The campaign has learned it’s not always easy appealing to progressives in the party and moderates in the broader electorate.

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As Trump Recovers, He Retreats to a Conservative Media Safe Space

The president is opting for settings where there is virtually no risk he will encounter an uncomfortable question, but in doing so he is missing a chance to talk to a broader range of voters.

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Trump, Lagging in Polls, Tries to Project Strength: This Week in the 2020 Race

President Trump returned to the White House this week after his hospitalization for coronavirus. He is eager to get back on the campaign trail as his support is falling far behind Joe Biden in national polls.

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What Makes Mike Pence’s Complicity So Chilling

The vice president will be remembered as the great enabler.

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A Trump-Pence Strategy on the Virus: Interrupt, Distract, Change the Subject

The White House’s approach to avoiding accountability for its record is becoming clearer than ever, and it was on display as Mike Pence faced Kamala Harris.

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