Stacey Abrams Won’t Rule Out a 2020 Run for President

2018 Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams knows how to keep the crowds guessing and the fans hoping. Just weeks after she hinted to an audience at the 92nd Street Y in New York City that she was seriously considering a Senate run–and then proceeded to rule that out–Abrams is declining to rule out a 2020 […]

Playing Politics: Why President Trump and Competing Democrats Should Try Wooing Gamers

It turns out that video game players are not only intensely serious about their gaming, but also about their politics. In a study released Thursday, the video game industry lobbying group Entertainment Software Association (ESA) reports that 65% of American adults–or about 164 million people–consider themselves gamers. Out of that group, 59%–or nearly 97 million–told […]

Political Play: Why President Trump and Competing Democrats Should Try Wooing Gamers

It turns out that video game players are not only intensely serious about their gaming, but also about their politics. In a study released Thursday, the video game industry lobbying group Entertainment Software Association (ESA) reports that 65% of American adults–or about 164 million people–consider themselves gamers. Out of that group, 59%–or nearly 97 million–told […]

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 […]

Anyone Can Run for President—Literally, Anyone

There are 20 candidates currently running for president in 2020: 18 Democrats and two Republicans, according to the latest numbers. But these figures don’t quite include everyone who’s running. Every election year, hundreds of ordinary Americans file paperwork with the FEC to declare their own candidacy. First, those who are interested in running have 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 […]

Stacey Abrams Could Be Joe Biden’s 2020 Running Mate

Top advisers for former Vice President Joe Biden are reportedly discussing whether choosing Stacey Abrams as a running mate could boost his chance of success in the 2020 presidential election, although it is unclear what Biden or Abrams personally think of the matter. Axios reported Thursday that Biden’s advisers think Abrams could show voters that […]

Democratic Super PAC Launches $50 Million Effort to Weaken Trump in 2020

The 2020 presidential election is still more than a year away, but it’s not just candidates who are announcing their intentions early–super PACs are, too. American Bridge, one of the largest Democratic super PACs, is launching a $50 million effort to decrease support for Trump amongst white working-class voters in the midwest, reports NBC News. […]