How Student Debt Forgiveness Reveals The Difference Between Bernie Sanders And Elizabeth Warren
The two 2020 candidates have big plans for student debt. The details of those plans show how differently they approach policy.
These Donors Helped Give Beto O'Rourke A Historic Start. They're Disappointed With What Happened Next.
Some of the people who helped get Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign off to an electric start are frustrated by what they’ve seen since. And a few are starting to look elsewhere.
A Major LGBT Political Group Is Set To Endorse Pete Buttigieg For President
This will be Victory Fund’s first endorsement in a presidential primary race.
Nineteen Presidential Candidates Showed Up In One City And It Was Utter Chaos
“I guess this is what democracy sounds like!” Elizabeth Warren said over chants.
Beto O’Rourke Wants Term Limits For Congress And The Supreme Court
The presidential candidate released a broad voting rights and government reform plan Wednesday, which would also include making Election Day a national holiday.
Beto O’Rourke Wants To Change How The US Treats Immigrants
O’Rourke is proposing to overhaul immigration as president through a mixture of new laws and executive orders.
Kamala Harris Wants The Department Of Justice To Stop States From Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws
The Democratic presidential candidate’s new plan would mimic the Voting Rights Act.
Democrats Like The Idea Of A Gay President. But They Are Quietly Worried About Mayor Pete.
“I’ve heard him talk, and I like him, and I really support him," one voter said of Pete Buttigieg. "But I’m concerned that we might not be able to bring as many people to vote in the general election.”
Bernie Sanders Has A Plan To Fix Racial Segregation In American Schools
Sanders’ new plan would allow school districts to use federal money for busing, drawing a sharp contrast with Joe Biden, who fought against efforts to use busing to desegregate schools in the 1970s.
“Abolish ICE” Was The Call Of Last Summer. 2020 Democrats Have Moved On.
Immigration activists are dejected by national Democrats turning back on calls to abolish or radically transform ICE less than a year after it dominated policy debates.
Elizabeth Warren Pledged To Replace Betsy DeVos With A Former Public School Teacher If She Wins In 2020
“I’ll just be blunt: Betsy DeVos is the worst Secretary of Education we’ve seen,” Warren told supporters.
Kamala Harris Says The "Electability" Conversation Is Getting The Midwest Wrong
"Too often their definition of the Midwest leaves people out,” Harris said of the electability conversation. “It leaves out people in this room, who helped build cities like Detroit."
Almost Two Months In, Beto 2020 Is Still In Flux. Staffers Know They’re Behind.
Beto O’Rourke’s campaign manager isn’t yet full time. Key roles remain unfilled. Staffers say they aren’t exactly sure what comes next. The campaign says it’s trying to be something different.
Kamala Harris Says She’ll Take Gun Control Into Her Own Hands As President If Congress Doesn't Act
Harris outlined a series of executive actions that she would take as president if Congress failed to act on gun control within a 100-day period.
Elizabeth Warren Wants To Cancel Student Loan Debt For Millions Of Americans
Warren’s plan would completely cancel the student loans for 75% of Americans with debt, according to her campaign.
A Top Adviser To Beto O’Rourke Has Left His Presidential Campaign
Becky Bond has left O’Rourke’s fledgling presidential campaign, an O’Rourke spokesperson confirmed. Her deputy, Zack Malitz, has also departed.
Pete Buttigieg’s Presidential Run Has Many LGBT Democrats Eager For Their Obama Moment
Among the LGBT community luminaries signing on with Buttigieg: Barry Karas, a top fundraiser for Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.
Beto O’Rourke Has Made Over $1 Million From A Family Investment Company That Dealt In Fossil Fuel And Pharma Stocks
Beto and Amy O’Rourke sold their stake in the LLC controlled by her father in 2014.
The Inside Story Of The Republican-Backed Super PAC That Helped Get Beto O’Rourke Elected To Congress
“He wouldn’t be there without us."
Beto O’Rourke Launched His Presidential Campaign With The Border As A Backdrop
To contrast both Donald Trump and the Democratic field, O’Rourke offered a portrait of a candidacy built not just in the heavily Latino border city of El Paso, but in Texas, a staunchly red state.