Latest from Matt Viser
Events have pushed the election in the former vice president’s direction and away from a president who fuels fears and speaks of carnage. But can he win?
  • Oct 24, 2020
President Trump and Joe Biden are squaring off in the final debate, on covid-19, race, national security and more. Follow live updates and fact-checking.
  • Oct 23, 2020
The move resembled Trump’s gambit in 2016, when he invited women who had accused former president Bill Clinton of sexual misconduct to his second debate with Hillary Clinton.
  • Oct 22, 2020
Joe Biden’s campaign has quietly built a multimillion-dollar operation to fight misinformation online, with dozens of people monitoring the Web and deploying countermeasures. Internally, it’s called the “Malarkey Factory.”
  • Oct 19, 2020
Trump and some of his supporters suggest he defeated covid-19 because he is strong and manly. Biden makes a case for a different kind of masculinity.
  • Oct 15, 2020
Rudolph W. Giuliani and Stephen K. Bannon helped make public private materials purportedly belonging to Joe Biden’s son, but publication by the New York Post raised questions.
  • Oct 14, 2020
President Trump has maligned Biden’s faith, but Biden is seeking to firm up a connection that reverberates in the upper Midwest and the Sun Belt while avoiding religious overtones in the Supreme Court nomination fight.
  • Oct 14, 2020
Republicans have pounced on Biden's non-answers, while Democrats say it's not a top issue of concern for voters.
  • Oct 11, 2020
Vice President Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) appeared in their first and only debate of the 2020 election tonight at the University of Utah.
  • Oct 8, 2020
The president and Democrat Joe Biden on Tuesday promoted their very different approaches to battling the virus — and handling the presidency.
  • Oct 6, 2020