Stories tagged: election 2020
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
A look at the veracity of claims by political figures.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
Key takeaways from Democratic presidential candidate debate
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
Bernie Sanders remained hospitalized in Nevada on Thursday because of a blocked artery in his heart but will participate in the next Democratic presidential debate, according to his campaign.
Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
New Iowa poll shows Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden in a close race in the state
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides between the Democratic Party’s …
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
10 Democrats in the wide field of contenders qualify for September debate, with several others missing cut
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is dropping out of the presidential race as a campaign that once looked to ride strong #MeToo credentials has been plagued by low polling and fundraising struggles.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019
Liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are slapping back against moderate rivals who ridiculed “Medicare for All” during a Democratic presidential debate in which lesser-known pragmatists are warning against …
Sat., July 27, 2019
A federal judge says Georgia allowed its election system to grow “way too old and archaic” and now has a deep hole to dig out of to ensure that the …
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019
Cory Booker is raising his profile in the crowded Democratic presidential primary by directly challenging Joe Biden on thorny racial issues
UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019
Four Democrats vying for their party’s presidential nomination honed in on the economic concerns of the black community during a forum in South Carolina
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019
Democrats in 2020 race are grappling with fraught questions about how to hold Trump accountable
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019
New York and a few other states that saw some of the biggest Democratic gains in 2018 have passed laws this year to implement early voting, all-mail voting or automatic …
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019
Members of both parties say a flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections
Fri., May 24, 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee’s presidential campaign has surpassed 65,000 individual donors from across the country, all but guaranteeing him a spot in the first Democratic debate in late June.
Thu., May 16, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is pitching a $9 trillion climate action plan that he touts as an economic renaissance and scientific necessity
Tue., April 2, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders raised $18.2 million for his presidential campaign during the first quarter of the year, a sizable sum that establishes him as an early pacesetter in the money …
Sun., March 31, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden says he doesn’t believe he ever acted inappropriately toward women but will “listen respectfully” to suggestions he did
Tue., March 26, 2019
Robert Mueller’s report is a gift to the nation, because it makes possible something like a normal presidential election in 2020.
Sun., March 24, 2019
Democrats are proposing what amounts to a systemic assault on the foundations of our federal system. But if they do, then spare us the overwrought complaints about Trump.
Fri., March 22, 2019
These days, as income inequality has become a leitmotif of Democratic politics, being rich is a liability.
Sun., March 10, 2019
As President Donald Trump shows his eagerness for the coming 2020 re-election battle, less clear is Mrs. Trump’s fervor for joining the effort.
Sat., March 2, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday returned to Brooklyn, his birthplace, for the first rally of his second presidential campaign and sought to tie his working-class background to his populist views …
Sat., Feb. 23, 2019
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly is casting his Democratic campaign for U.S. Senate as a “mission for Arizona” as he kicks off his bid to finish John McCain’s last term in …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019
Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke will head to New York next month for a live interview with Oprah Winfrey as he continues to mull a 2020 presidential run
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018
Sen. Elizabeth Warren sought to solidify her connection with African-American voters Friday as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign amid criticism of her approach to race and identity.
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018
As we enter a two-year presidential cycle, the parties stand at very different places, but the one thing they have in common is voters’ skepticism.