You might have seen the various slogans: “Everyone Counts!” “Be Counted.” “Shape Your Future.” It’s all part of a multipronged approach from federal, state and local entities trying to ensure that as many people as possible take part in the 2020 census — an enumeration of the country’s population that takes place every 10 years.
The Census Bureau released its final intercensal estimates of United States population on Monday. These are figures released every year to track the flow of population in the United States, and to give an idea of what to expect in the decennial count.
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.
The first Democratic primary debates are taking place more than seven months before voters caucus in Iowa and go to the polls in New Hampshire. Between today and when the Democratic nominee faces President Trump on Election Day 2020, there are dozens of important dates: the Democratic debates, the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary, Super Tuesday, the Republican and Democratic conventions, and finally Election Day itself: November 3, 2020.
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.
Voters likely will decide how Colorado picks a president in addition to which candidate they want for the job when they fill out their ballots in November 2020.
Conservative activists in Colorado have launched efforts to recall Gov. Jared Polis and two Democratic state senators as the GOP tries to regain power in a purple state that has shifted left.
On a warm summer night, students can often be found relaxing in hammocks, playing games outside or just generally enjoying the summer evenings.
The Iowa Secretary of State's office says that a long-discussed plan to replace the I-Voters database will not be completed before the 2020 elections.
Cory Booker's Iowa senior adviser is departing his 2020 presidential campaign, leaving the New Jersey senator without one of his top staffers in a key early voting state.
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.
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.
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.”