The upcoming Democratic presidential debates will feature opening and closing statements and two hours of debate time each night, representatives for more than 20 candidates competing in the primary were informed Tuesday by CNN.
The U.S. Census Bureau reports that 55% of eligible black women voters cast ballots in November 2018, a full six percentage points above the national turnout.
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.
Barring a last-minute change, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will not make the stage.
For the Democrats running in the 2020 presidential contest landing on the first debate stages of the cycle is crucial to break out from the pack.
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.
Most California counties think they will make the deadline to update their voting systems, but 10 are requesting exemptions or extensions.
The trademark issues and values of California — immigration, healthcare, trade, environment — to a large extent will drive the 2020 presidential contest.
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.
After being criticized for setting up the 2016 debate structure in a way that benefited Hillary Clinton, the Democratic National Committee is going out of its way to host as many candidates as possible on the debate stage. But that brings up a host of new criticisms such as: What is a fair determinant for who gets to be on the stage? Do the rules promote candidates who are already well known or who can make the most viral video? And is the DNC punishing those who decide to get into the race later?
"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.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand sank a ping-pong ball into a cup of water — a spin on the drinking game, beer pong — and turned the moment into a digital ad urging $1 donations to her presidential campaign. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is hawking bumper stickers for $1 donations and used his recent CNN town hall to make a televised plea for more campaign contributions. Former Rep. John Delaney promised to give $2 of his own money to charity for each of the next 100,000 individual donors who gave to his campaign.
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.