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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden introduces her as his running mate in Wilmington, Del. on Aug. 12, 2020. (Carolyn Kaster/AP/CP)

Kamala Harris is no friend of the community

Andray Domise: Harris’s status as running mate to Joe Biden is indeed historic. But representation does not imply loyalty or any degree of respect to Black and brown communities beyond the superficial.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, speaks to members of the media while standing beside a truck plastered with campaign posters after greeting voters in Astoria, Queens on Jun. 23, 2020, on primary election day in New York. (CP/AP/Kathy Willens)

The rise of America’s NDP

Rick Smith: There has never been a better moment for American progressives to flex their muscles
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Michael Bloomberg’s bully bid for the White House

The latecomer to the Democratic race is trying to win the U.S. presidency the old-fashioned way—by buying it
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Is ailing America ready for a radical prescription?

The road to the White House leads through Ohio, where some Democrat frontrunners hope radical new policy prescriptions can turn voters away from Trump
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Elizabeth Warren, once at the back of the pack, is rallying like a contender

All but undone by her bogus ancestry claims, Elizabeth Warren now draws adoring crowds in the Dems’ nomination race with her agenda for radical reform. Can she complete the comeback?
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The Democrats want to Make America Canada Already

Scott Gilmore: "Consciously or not, the Democrats, and the majority of American voters, support policies that can best be described as... Canadian."
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How liberal democrats can save America, slowly but surely, from Trump

Adam Gopnik argues compromise is a ’fighting word’ for liberals who need to be simultaneously radical and realistic
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Joe Biden is no Donald Trump—and in Steeltown that works for him

In key swing states, the former veep connects with white, working-class voters who are feeling Trump regret
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For Beto O’Rourke, a wobbly little election platform does the job

Image of the week: Hopping aboard tables suits his brand as the Dems’ youthful, quirky, down-to-earth candidate. But does he have anything to say when he’s up there?
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How women candidates and voters turned the House on Trump

A record number of women have been elected to Congress in a series of historic wins