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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]