Caitlyn Jenner Is Exploring a Run for Governor of California

Ms. Jenner, a prominent transgender activist and former Olympian, is leaning toward challenging Gov. Gavin Newsom in a possible recall election, according to people familiar with her thinking.

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Brad Parscale Fell From Trump’s Favor. Now He’s Plotting a Comeback.

Mr. Parscale, President Trump’s former campaign manager, was angry after he was demoted last summer, and wanted out of politics. That didn’t last long. He is starting a new political data company.

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How Trump’s Cash Crunch is Affecting the Campaign’s Final Weeks

With far less money than anticipated, campaign officials are scrambling to address a severe financial disadvantage against Joseph R. Biden Jr., producing something of an internal blame game.

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Donald Trump’s Unapologetic Corruption

Just call it the Trump swamp.

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Brad Parscale, Ex-Campaign Manager for Trump, Is Hospitalized in Florida

The Fort Lauderdale police said that Mr. Parscale’s wife called the authorities to their home because he was armed and threatening to hurt himself.

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Trump Engulfs Himself in Chaotic News Cycles as Election Day Nears

With early voting about to begin in some states, the days President Trump can afford to be consumed by crises of his own making are dwindling. But he has spent the last week in reaction mode.

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How Trump’s Billion-Dollar Campaign Lost Its Cash Advantage

Five months ago, President Trump’s re-election campaign had a huge financial edge over Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s. The Times conducted an extensive review of how the Trump team spent lavishly to show how that advantage evaporated.

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Trump’s Remedy for Low Poll Numbers: Remind People Polls Can Be Wrong

And if surveys of likely voters don’t look promising, turn to other measures. Like boat parades.

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Trump’s Tulsa Rally Drew Sparse Crowd, but It Cost $2.2 Million

New campaign filings show that President Trump’s campaign paid more than $2.2 million for the event last month, which drew a lower-than-expected crowd that disappointed his campaign.

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Trump’s Campaign Manager Wasn’t the Problem, Late Night Agrees

President Trump’s demotion of Brad Parscale a few months before the election is “like a jockey jumping off his horse in the homestretch and deciding to run the rest of the way,” said Seth Meyers.

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Who Is Bill Stepien? A Data-Obsessed Campaign Manager for Trump’s 2020 Campaign

Mr. Stepien, a former aide to Chris Christie who has been shadowed by the Bridgegate scandal, brings a data-centric style to the president’s lagging re-election effort.

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Trump Demotes Brad Parscale, His Campaign Manager

Bill Stepien, the deputy campaign manager of the president’s re-election bid, will step into Mr. Parscale’s job, according to people familiar with the plans.

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God Did Not Commute Roger Stone’s Sentence

Trump’s enablers recast rationalizations as righteousness.

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What Will Trump’s Rally in New Hampshire Be Like? It’s Anyone’s Guess

The governor, a Republican, isn’t attending. It isn’t clear how many other G.O.P. elected officials will come. The turnout could be low, or expansive. And fears of the virus hang over the event.

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Why June Was Such a Terrible Month for Trump

Last month represented the political nadir of President Trump’s three and a half years in office, thanks to self-inflicted wounds as he played to his base and missteps by a fractured campaign.

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Jared Kushner Makes Trump Campaign Change After Rally Fiasco

After thousands of empty seats at the president’s rally in Tulsa, Okla., his son-in-law moved Michael Glassner, an original Trump campaign hire in 2015, from his role of chief operating officer.

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How Joe Biden Is Catching Up to the Trump Money ‘Juggernaut’

In May, Mr. Biden passed President Trump in fund-raising for the first time. A surge in donations has helped cut into the president’s financial advantage.

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The President’s Shock at the Rows of Empty Seats in Tulsa

Inside the campaign, advisers believe disappointing attendance at the rally shows genuine fear of the coronavirus and the reality of Mr. Trump’s sliding poll numbers.

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TikTok Teens Claim They Tanked Trump Rally

Did a successful prank inflate attendance expectations for President Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Okla.?

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Trump Campaign Pushing for Four Debates With Biden

The Trump team wants one more debate than is typically held in the general election, and argued that they should start earlier because the coronavirus may prompt an increase in early voting.

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How the Trump Campaign’s Plans for a Triumphant Rally Went Awry

Instead of offering President Trump a glide path back into the campaign season, Saturday’s rally in Tulsa has become yet another flash point for a candidate who has repeatedly displayed insensitivity about race.

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Trump Campaign Looks at Electoral Map and Doesn’t Like What It Sees

As polls show President Trump significantly trailing his rival, Joseph R. Biden Jr., his campaign is spending heavily in states, like Ohio, that it had hoped would not be competitive at all this year.

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Trump Adds to Staff for Election, Naming New Deputy Campaign Manager

The president is installing Bill Stepien, a veteran political adviser, to the top heirarchy of his re-election staff, adding support for the campaign manager, Brad Parscale.

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Why a Biden Victory Hinges on Picking the Right Running Mate

The Democratic nominee needs someone to energize the party’s coalition and balance the ticket.

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Trump Is Staking Out His Own Universe of ‘Alternative Facts’

The president’s re-election strategy isn’t based on reality. How could it be?

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Anxious About the Virus, Older Voters Grow More Wary of Trump

Surveys show the president’s standing with seniors, the group most vulnerable to the coronavirus, has fallen as he pushes to reopen the country.

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Polls Had Trump Stewing, and Lashing Out at His Own Campaign

The president erupted recently at his campaign manager, Brad Parscale, after seeing polling data that showed Mr. Trump trailing Joe Biden in several states.

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Biden Is Losing the Internet. Does That Matter?

The coronavirus has forced the Democrats’ presumptive presidential nominee into an all-digital campaign, and he’s struggling to break through.

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