A discussion about the state of the party, as presidential debate season kicks off
Biden Is Turning Trump's Trade War Into a Major Campaign Issue. More Democrats Should Follow His Lead.
A majority of Democratic voters now favor free trade. Some of the party's presidential candidates are starting to notice.
The benefits of a backlash
"If we had to pick one of them to be our president, I think she would be giving us the best chance for bringing about peace."
And that's just one of the measures outlined in his new gun control proposal.
The Colorado Democrat opposes Medicare for All and universal free college.
O'Rourke wants net-zero emissions by 2050.
If you or your parents can afford to pay your way, you should.
Harris supported a truancy law that listed jail time as a punishment for parents.
The Indiana mayor has already made a national name for himself.
Plus: a radical remembering of the suburbs; support for sex-work decrim in NY; Bret Easton Ellis on Mueller and media
Beto O'Rourke-who won't call himself a "progressive," let alone a "democratic socialist"-is expected to jump into the presidential race.
The Minnesota senator says the national debt constrains policymaking, giving the rare impression of a candidate who has actually thought things through.
New Yorkers don't want him. Why would the rest of the country?
It's an inversion of the formula Trump used to get elected by scapegoating illegal immigrants. She's just targeting a different minority group.
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a veteran, believes that military intervention should be a last resort.
Who's ready for a class war from the party of John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, Michael Bloomberg, and the Kennedy/Roosevelt clans?
Pete Buttigieg wants to move forward, not backward. What a novel campaign platform!
Most politicians have evolved on gay issues. But not all were directly connected to anti-gay organizations.
She's the highest-profile candidate to jump in.
The latest trial balloon from the perennial White House Hamlet contains more lead than the paint of a New York public school.
Should the Senate majority leader really be celebrating more reckless spending?
No blue wave, no "Trump bump." We're still waiting for politics to catch up with a world of increased individual autonomy.
Outcoming Gov. Jerry Brown was no gun rights advocate, but if Newsom's voting record is any indication, he's likely to be even worse.
Plus, a Gary Johnson honorable mention.
The former New York mayor's authoritarian record shows he has no real love for America's founding document.
According to the former Democratic presidential nominee, "you cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for."
"If you can't debate hard issues honestly, with honor, with integrity, how do we keep a civil society?" Thomas said.
The challenger received help from the group that worked on Ocasio-Cortez's campaign.
A surprising upset in the Bay State
A Trump loyalist, a Bernie-backed progressive, and lots of moderates were victorious. It's hard to create an overarching narrative out of that.
As with school shootings, terrible events breed really bad policy ideas.
What could go wrong with federalizing the corporate charter process and putting bureaucrats in charge of long-term business thinking?
Pro-life and a Democrat? Missouri's Democratic Party isn't interested.
Republicans, on the other hand, tend to be pro-capitalism and anti-socialism.
Ben Jealous, who's running for governor of Maryland, prefers the label "venture capitalist."