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.
Twelve top White House contenders will take part on Tuesday in the first Democratic debate since the launch of an impeachment inquiry into Republican President Donald Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate leading rival Joe Biden.
The Democratic presidential candidates don’t all think alike. Here’s how they plan to stand out from the field.
This week the top 20 Democratic presidential candidates are facing off over two nights in Miami. It's the first official debate of the 2020 primary season. Special correspondent Jeff Greenfield talks with bipartisan strategists to learn what the candidates can do in such a big field, and joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss whether a debate held months before the first votes can make a difference.
Warren called the for-profit system “exploitation, plain and simple.”
Most mornings, Molly Doris-Pierce opens a pile of letters that arrives at Elizabeth Warren's campaign headquarters in Boston.
Jess McIntosh writes that picking a candidate who has the best shot at beating Trump in 2020 is very important to Democrats, and if voters start to really believe in Warren, then we might have a new Democratic frontrunner.
Last month in Nashua I said, “Let us all agree that women’s health care is under attack, and we will not stand for it.” This was the day after the Alabama legislature passed their measure to criminalize doctors and ban nearly all abortions in the state. That day in Nashua, I heard from Granite Staters about their deep concern not only for women in Alabama and other states that have recently passed draconian abortion laws, but for women across America whose rights are yet again under attack.
A new bill would mark a major federal investment in worker training, and would also help underemployed workers.
White House hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday threw his support behind a local activist’s effort to make Juneteenth, the celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., a national holiday.
Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders delivered a full-throated defense of democratic socialism in his June 12 speech at George Washington University. Sanders quoted President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1944 State of the Union address: “We have come to a clear realization of the fact that true individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence.”
Bernie Sanders on Wednesday lashed out at the “corporate wing of the Democratic Party,” seizing on a report that centrists in the party are coming around to Elizabeth Warren as a compromise nominee if the alternative is Sanders.
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.
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday addressed new police officers in the city as it grapples with the fallout of an officer-involved shooting over the weekend that prompted Buttigieg to take time off the presidential campaign trail.
Her new legislation aims to make affordable, universal child care a reality.
Sanders and Warren: two candidates with similar policies and fundamentally different politics.
The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially announce his reelection bid.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Tuesday "we should definitely take a look at" splitting up Google, Amazon and Apple, though he stopped short of a full-throated call for their break-ups.
The 2020 presidential candidate admitted his "gaydar" doesn't work that well, so he can't tell which specific presidents were gay
Buttigieg is more pro-Israel than many other 2020 Democratic candidates.