Democratic Debate Candidates Disagree When It Comes to Medicare for All, Private Health Insurance

Democratic presidential candidates tangled on health care in their first debate Wednesday, agreeing on the need for universal coverage but disagreeing about whether private insurance should be maintained. The 10 candidates on the stage in Miami Wednesday were asked who would abolish private insurance, and only Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and New York Mayor Bill […]

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 […]

‘Deceit and Lies and Obstruction of Justice’: 2020 Democratic Candidates Split With Pelosi on Impeachment

Numerous Democrats running for president are turning impeachment of President Donald Trump into a campaign focal point, pressuring party leaders who are trying to throttle back expectations that Democratic House will act quickly. The 2020 contenders and congressional Democrats face a growing clamor from the party’s activist base for impeachment proceedings to commence in Washington. […]

Pete Buttigieg: The U.S. Doesn’t Have the Leadership to Reform Immigration

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, an up-and-coming 2020 Democratic candidate, said Monday that the United States is at a moment “between eras in American history.” “Our economic and political system has been letting people down I would say for my entire lifetime,” said Buttigieg, 37, at CNN’s town hall in Manchester, N.H., Monday night. “We’re […]

Meet the Republicans Likely to Challenge Trump in the 2020 Primary

The Democratic 2020 primary is a crowded field, but regardless of who takes the nomination, President Donald Trump will face a battle before election day. Former Massachusetts Governor William Weld announced his candidacy for the Republican primary earlier this week, and both Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and former Ohio Governor John Kasich are mulling runs […]

‘Midwestern Millennial’ Pete Buttigieg Officially Launches His ‘Audacious’ 2020 Presidential Campaign

Mayor Pete Buttigieg, an underdog in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race who’s seen an uptick in support in recent weeks, called for a new generation of American leadership as he became the 18th candidate to formally join the fold. Speaking from a building with ties to America’s industrial past that’s now being re-purposed to […]

Meet the 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

The Democratic primary elections are a year away, and yet more than a dozen politicians with varying degrees of progressive ideals are vying for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. This may sound like a crowded ballot but, technically speaking, there are more than 200 Democratic candidates running for president in 2020. The Federal Election […]

Joe Biden Reportedly Considering 2020 Presidential Campaign HQ in Philadelphia

Former Vice President Joe Biden is reportedly considering Philadelphia for the headquarters of his yet-unannounced 2020 presidential bid. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the location would keep Biden’s campaign close to his roots, according to The Wall Street Journal. Biden has teased a presidential run for months now but has stopped short of formally throwing his […]

Beto O’Rourke Sets New Record by Raising $6.1 Million During First 24 Hours of Campaigning

For the 2020 presidential campaign, newly-entered candidate Beto O’Rourke set a new record for this season’s opening 24-hour fundraising blitzes. His campaign claimed that it already received $6.1 million from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and all territories, according to the Washington Post. “In just 24 hours, Americans across this country came together to prove […]