What’s Missing in Democratic Debates About Russia and Election Security—Cyber Saturday

Cybersecurity received short shrift at this week’s debates between Democratic contenders for president as they jockeyed for an early lead ahead of next year’s election in the U.S. But one related topic did catch a modicum of airtime: Russian election interference. During the first night’s verbal brawl, only New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

Joe vs. Everybody: Biden Pile-On Comes Fast During Democratic Debate

It didn’t take long before Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden faced the wrath from his challengers during the second night of the debate Thursday in Miami. Of course, there was that stunning moment Biden had during a heated exchange with California Senator Kamala Harris over Biden’s recent comments on “finding common ground” with Senators James […]

Harris Has a Strong Showing, Stuns Biden on Night 2 of Democratic Debate

California Senator Kamala Harris served notice Thursday that she’s a strong contender for president clashing with former Vice President Joe Biden on his stances about race and busing. While Biden wasted no time bashing President Donald Trump during the second night of the Democratic presidential debates in Miami, the frontrunner was stunned by Harris during […]

5 Things to Watch for on Night 2 of the Democratic Presidential Debate

As the first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday may be seen in boxing parlance as the undercard match, Thursday’s highly anticipated matchup will definitely be the main event. Four of the 10 leading Democratic candidates in the polls will face off in Miami to these posing issues: Will Bernie Sanders waste no time and go […]

Biden Leads Trump by ‘Landslide’ in Latest Quinnipiac Poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden is pummeling President Donald Trump by “a landslide,” according to a recent national poll. Biden leads Trump, 53% to 40%, in a one-on-one matchup, according to the poll released by Quinnipiac University Tuesday. Biden’s double-digit lead is spurred by a gender gap. Among potential women voters, Biden has a substantial […]

Joe Biden Still Supports the Hyde Amendment—and 2020 Democrats Pounce

Joe Biden is breaking with many of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination by maintaining support for a four-decade rule that prohibits paying for abortions with federal funds. Biden’s campaign said in a statement that the former vice president is sticking with his long-standing backing of the 1976 Hyde Amendment, which has been routinely […]

2020 Democratic Candidates Pitch Big Ideas at MoveOn Forum

Five minutes. That’s how long eight Democratic presidential hopefuls had to pitch their “one big idea” and impress these raucous voters in arguably America’s most progressive city. Instead of touting Medicare for All, raising the minimum wage, climate change, and other issues, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday used the private forum in San Francisco to […]

How Kamala Harris Plans to Block State Laws Restricting Abortion

California Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has a plan for combating state-level abortion restrictions being passed in states across the country. Modeled after the Voting Rights Act, the Reproductive Rights Act has a preclearance requirement that would require that states with a “history of violating Roe v. Wade obtain approval” from the […]

Private Insurance Would Not Be Eradicated Under Medicare for All—But It Would Take a Huge Hit

Sen. Kamala Harris defended Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All legislation Monday night at CNN’s town hall, correcting moderator Don Lemon’s statement that the new healthcare plan would “effectively eliminate private insurance.” Harris acknowledged that Medicare for All would phase out private insurance as “the main source, but there would still be supplemental” plans available. […]

Progressive Millionaires Might Sound Like an Oxymoron—But They’re Not Uncommon

A handful of Democratic 2020 candidates have recently released their tax returns–in stark contrast to President Donald Trump, who has refused to publish his returns since the 2016 campaign trail. In doing so, however, some progressive candidates have revealed they are a part of the very 1% they promise to take down with revised tax […]