This is the fifth article of our “On the Stage” series, where the goal is to get to know each and every single candidate vying for the chance to take on President Donald J. Trump in the 2020 election as the Democratic nominee. As the first of the Democratic debates approach, we try to
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has fallen to third place after Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) saw a surge in recent in state polling behind former Vice President Joe Biden. Sanders and Warren had been vying for the progressive mantle to challenge the more establishment and moderate candidacy of Biden, but Warren appears to be overtaking Sanders.
The recent Time cover photo of Pete Buttigieg — Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor of South Bend, Indiana — with his husband Chasten is a sign of “heterosexuality without straight people,” according to a self-described “queer” essayist. Greta LaFleur, writing Monday for the Los Angeles Review of Books blog, added that “this photo is about
Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) just called abortion a “life-and-death” decision — which may get one wondering which life the rabidly pro-choice politician is talking about. “This is nothing short of an all-out assault on women’s reproductive freedom,” Gillibrand said during a CBS “Face the Nation” interview Sunday. “An effort to take
Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) jumped on the bandwagon of the boycott against Fox News by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Wednesday. The Harris campaign rejected an invite to a Fox News town hall event after Warren posted a scathing statement criticizing the cable news network. “I’ve done 57 media avails and 131 interviews,
Democratic politicians are expressing their outrage over the declared mission from Rudy Giuliani, the personal attorney of President Donald Trump, to dig up dirt on Joe Biden. Giuliani said that he is going to investigate reports that Biden might have corrupt dealings that benefitted his son when he connected to a company in Ukraine. But
A new poll pits President Donald Trump against the top Democratic presidential candidates in a hypothetical match up, and the results are startling. According to the CNN poll, the president would lose to every candidate they polled against, except for one: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). The poll said that the president would lose to Sen.
Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) has proposed a plan that would give up to $600 in vouchers to every registered voter in the country during an election cycle. Wait. What’s the plan? This proposal, which she has dubbed “Democracy Dollars,” is part of her “Clean Elections Plan” and would, in theory, reduce the influence
Former Vice President Joe Biden reportedly told donors that world leaders were calling him and begging for him to enter the 2020 presidential field in order to “save the world” from another term for President Donald Trump. “I get calls from people all over the world — world leaders are calling me — and they’re
Left-wing actress and singer Cher has no problem speaking her mind, and by all accounts she’s no fan of President Donald Trump, Republicans, or conservatives in general. But lately Cher has been tweeting some very un-Cher-like things. There was, of course, her tweet earlier this month railing against Trump’s suggestion that illegal immigrants should be
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said that he would stop using the phrase “all lives matter” because he has realized what it actually means to the “Black Lives Matter” movement. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor was criticized by BLM proponents over a resurfaced statement in a State of the City address in 2015 where he
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) released a statement saying that civil war might have been avoided by the Russian investigation ending without the indictment of President Donald Trump. The 2020 presidential candidate called for Democrats and Republicans to come together over the findings reportedly concluded in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. “I strongly supported Mueller being