On Politics: Trump Abandons Census Fight

• Ms. Warren was one of four Democratic presidential candidates who addressed a conference for the Latino rights group Lulac on Thursday, channeling the rising anxiety around deportations, the census and children held in detention centers.

After spending two weeks sparring with his presidential primary opponents, Joe Biden sought to rise above the Democratic fray on Thursday, delivering a sweeping foreign policy address that denounced Mr. Trump as incapable of global leadership and called for a new commitment to international diplomacy.

Not all candidates are focused on just unseating the president — some are focusing on a more ground-up approach. The Future Now Fund is ranking Democratic nominees not on their performance in polls or on the campaign trail, but on how they’re working to rebuild the party by helping state legislative candidates.

Pete Buttigieg, whose presidential campaign is struggling to appeal to African-Americans after weeks of scrutiny of his record on racial justice as mayor of South Bend, Ind., released a plan to “dismantle racist structures and systems” in the federal government on Thursday.

Conservative fringe figures got their moment with Mr. Trump during a “social media summit” Thursday, where they shared stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet.