A progressive who wants to empower the little guy instead of big government
Elizabeth Warren is probably the worst of the bunch when it comes to protectionism, but few alternatives are emerging.
Andrew Yang's crazy stunt, Joe Biden's real-time decomposition, and whether any candidates believe in limits to government.
It's possible that the visibility of the way Biden is wrestling with his own aging could make him a more relatable and sympathetic figure. Or the Biden blunders could confirm that his moment has passed.
Warren Wants 'Big, Structural Change' That Goes Beyond Anything Previous Democratic Administrations Have Proposed
Warren doesn't merely want to turn back the clock to the pre-Trump era. She wants to raise taxes and regulations far beyond the levels of the late Obama-Biden administration.
Most Democratic candidates are to the left not just of Americans but of their own party.
In choosing principle over party, the Michigan congressman has changed what's possible in politics—and possibly the 2020 presidential race.
Harris is pitching a carefully constructed narrative that seems to be at odds with her record in many ways.
Democrats repudiate their own recent past and seek to restrict educational choices for poorer kids.
The libertarian independent would easily pull the 80,000 Midwestern votes that made the difference in 2016.
Biden misrepresented his own views, while Harris implied that opposition to busing is inherently racist.
Several candidates seem to view profit as one of the biggest threats facing America.
Reluctant Anarchist Marianne Williamson: 'If Your Government Does It, That Doesn't Make It Less of a Crime'
The Democratic candidate absolutely destroyed the idea that violence is OK when the government does it.
Most of the party’s presidential contenders show little or no concern for the right to armed self-defense.
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.