Did 2019 Even Matter For Democrats? Primary Polls Remain Almost Unchanged

Now that we're staring down the Iowa caucuses in February, it's worthwhile to look at where this race started from a year ago in January of 2019. Back then, the unannounced candidacy of Joe...

Democratic Primary: Bloomberg Ties Elizabeth Warren in National Poll

Is the billionaire boom really happening? If you've watched a television anywhere in the country for the past few weeks, you've probably seen at least one commercial for former New York City mayor Michael...

CBS/YouGov: Bernie Sanders Tops New Hampshire With 3-Way Tie in Iowa

The Iowa caucuses are less than thirty days away now in early February followed by the New Hampshire primary days behind it, and Bernie Sanders seems to be riding high in both contests. Iowa...

Why is Mayor Pete So Hated by His Peers?

He should be the darling of young liberals. He’s physically attractive. He’s young. He’s energetic. He’s gay. Sounds like someone young people would want to fight for, but “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg (former mayor as...

Bernie Sanders Blows Away Field With 4th Quarter Fundraising Total (Updated)

With an average donation size of $18.53, the feat that Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled off in the fourth quarter of 2019 in terms of fundraising is quite impressive. At first, it looked like Mayor...

Julian Castro Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

It has been confirmed today that former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro has dropped out of the presidential race and officially suspended his campaign. Castro has struggled in recent months to gain...

January Democratic Debate: Just Six Candidates On Stage

The January Democratic debate is coming up shortly and with tighter qualification rules in place, there could be just five candidates standing on stage in Iowa on January 14. The first Democratic primary debate...

Fixing The Presidential Primary Process—Is It Broken?

The clunky and somewhat outdated process of how major parties select their presidential nominees is often criticized for being out of touch with modern politics. Beyond the caucus and primary voting itself, which often...

Bernie-Biden Primary Could Be Replay Of 2016 Bernie-Hillary

Could the 2020 Democratic primary come down to an establishment versus anti-establishment battle as it did in 2016? A few years ago it was Bernie Sanders as the outsider insurgent against Hillary Clinton, the...

Andrew Yang Jumps Seven Points in Post-Debate Polling

As discussed yesterday, Sen. Amy Klobuchar talked her way into some positive feedback from debate viewers. The other candidate, however, that boosted his prospects even beyond Klobuchar was none other than businessman and entrepreneur...

Pete Buttigieg Leads Iowa Despite Trailing Nationally

There is a growing disconnect between national polls of Democratic primary voters and polls being conducted in the some the early states. For South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, this has created a situation...

Who Won the Last Democratic Debate of 2019?

Winning and losing a debate is usually very subjective, and the event on Thursday night in Los Angeles sponsored by PBS NewsHour and POLITICO was no different. We saw some new dynamics start to...

Full Video: Watch The PBS NewsHour Politico Democratic Debate

Seven candidates met on stage in Los Angeles on Thursday for the PBS NewsHour POLITICO Democratic debate. This was the sixth debate in the primary process and the first debate with a smaller stage...

What if Pelosi Withholds Impeachment Articles?

From the moment that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave in and allowed impeachment hearings, it seemed like a fool’s errand. The House has a Democratic majority. The Senate has a Republican majority. It was...