‘Missed Opportunity.’ Warren’s Opioid Plan Has a Major Blind Spot, Experts Say

Massachusetts Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a $100 billion plan to address the opioid epidemic earlier this month, earning praise for recognizing the scale of response the crisis requires. Drug policy experts, however, say that while her proposal is a step in the right direction, it overlooks the opportunity to fix a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Big Tech Needs More Antitrust Enforcement

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. My favorite line in Elizabeth Warren’s manifesto to slice Google, Facebook, and Amazon down to size was her discourse on the Internet search business and the debt of gratitude […]

Data Sheet—Why Big Tech Needs More Antitrust Enforcement

My favorite line in Elizabeth Warren’s manifesto to slice Google, Facebook, and Amazon down to size was her discourse on the Internet search business and the debt of gratitude consumers owe to antitrust regulators. “Aren’t we all glad that we now have the option of using Google instead of being stuck with Bing?” she asserted. […]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break Up Big Tech

Presidential candidate and Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to break up America’s largest tech companies, including Amazon, Google, and Facebook. “Today’s big tech companies have too much power — too much power over our economy, our society, and our democracy,” the Massachusetts lawmaker wrote in a blog post published Friday on Medium. The senator’s proposed […]

Hillary Clinton Confirms She Will Not Run for President in 2020

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that she will not run seek the democratic nomination for president in 2020 during an interview with News 12 Westchester on Monday. “I’m not running, but I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe,” Clinton told the local news station. But […]

Sanders, Warren, Ocasio-Cortez Sponsor Pledge to End the ‘Forever War’

A veteran activist group has secured eight congressional sponsors for a pledge to find a “responsible and expedient” end to what it calls the “forever war”–U.S. military action that’s been ongoing since the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in 2001. Sponsors include Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rep. Rashida […]

Elizabeth Warren Says She Won’t Hold Big Money Fundraisers or Wealthy Donor Dinners

Elizabeth Warren told supporters on Monday that she won’t hold fundraising events that bring in large amounts of campaign contributions. She has heavily criticized the influence of corporations and wealthy individuals on government. Fundraising events with high ticket prices are a traditional way to raise the campaign contributions that have become increasingly necessary in presidential […]