More than just the four early states will decide the 2020 Democratic primary. After all, Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina only make up about 4 percent of the total delegates awarded, whereas the 16 states and territories1 that vote next on Super Tuesday contribute more than a third. But because these four states vote first, they play an outsized role in winnowing the candidate field and setting the course for the primary. Understanding the state of play in each contest is crucial to understanding where the nomination race stands and where it could go.
Among Democrats who know about Pete Buttigieg, most like him: four times as many have a favorable opinion of him as have an unfavorable one.
The Iowa Caucuses are seven months away and most Democratic voters have not yet have settled on their preferred candidate for the party’s presidential nomination.
Candidates are flocking to the state’s Democratic convention this weekend in the hope of making inroads for its many prized voters.
Joe Biden’s message was clear. “We’ve got Jim Crow sneaking back in,” the former vice president warned at a rally in Columbia, South Carolina, soon after launching his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.
Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg and Kirsten Gillibrand hail from all over the country and fall across the spectrum of Democratic politics. But they’re linked by the latest test in the Democratic presidential primary: All decided to participate in Fox News town halls.
"We don't need saviors. We need people that are going to understand and work with us"
The most underappreciated rule in the Democratic presidential primary race is the 15 percent threshold. To get any delegates from a congressional district in a caucus or primary, the candidate must win at least 15 percent of the vote. The same 15 percent threshold applies for at-large delegates.
From Elizabeth Warren's free college plan to Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All proposal, here's a guide to the 2020 presidential candidates' big ideas.
He is the 21st Democrat to enter the race and the second from Colorado.
The calendar may say 2019, but the 2020 Democratic primary is already in full swing. The party currently has 22 (soon expected to be 23) candidates officially running, with others possibly in the wings — a field that’s enormous by historical standards.
The last time Joe Biden ran for the Democratic presidential nomination, he barely registered in the Iowa caucuses, placing fifth behind Barack Obama, John Edwards, Hillary Clinton and New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson with a 0.9 percent share of Iowans' support.
A recent poll found the majority of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents remained undecided on their choice for next year's Democratic presidential primary.
Although the 2020 presidential election is still well over a year away, there are 20 Democrats running. In the GOP, the only candidate said to be running besides President Donald Trump is former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says “every American should be concerned” about the rising federal deficit. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has detailed how she would raise enough in new tax revenue to pay for her proposals for universal child care and tuition-free college.
After Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joined Fox News for a town hall in front of a television audience of millions, others hoping to defeat President Donald Trump in 2020 are following suit.
President Donald Trump says he has a feeling about how the 2020 Democratic presidential primary will turn out. In a Tuesday evening tweet, he predicted that the Democratic nominee would be wither Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders or former Vice President Joe Biden.
Sen. Bernie Sanders remains on track to lose the Democratic nomination race, but he nonetheless managed to keep his agenda at the center of it with a victory in Indiana over the front-runner, Hillary Clinton.
If Donald Trump wins most of Indiana's delegates, his path to the nomination will be clear. Even if Bernie Sanders wins the state, he will likely wake up with less of a chance of being the nominee.
In what has become one of the most crucial contests of the entire Republican presidential race, tonight's Indiana primary offers three possible outcomes -- and two of them are bad news for Ted Cruz and the "Stop Trump" movement.