RealClearPolitics - Election 2020

Election Central 2020

'Woke' Capitalism and the 2020 Election

Politics has entered every sphere of American life. Once upon a time, we neither knew nor cared what our butcher or baker’s politics were – or what the executives at Brand X Inc. thought...

Shouting Match Breaks Out on S.C. Debate Stage

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- One night after a dinner noted for its decorum and Southern civility, the 2020 Democratic presidential...

At Pre-Debate S.C. Dinner, Barbs Are Not on the Menu

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- It was the last first dance before Super Tuesday, and some are stumbling, others are barely holding on, and only one is truly...

Real Clear Politics Election 2020

Sanders' Movement Now Has a Political Machine

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - By the fall of 2018, when Democrats were promoting a slate of centrist candidates to topple Republicans in Congress, Bernie Sanders was seeing a very different picture. The Vermont...

After Nevada Win, Sanders Claims 'Uniter' Mantle

LAS VEGAS -- The rhetorical shift from insurgent to standard-bearer was sharp and unmistakable. On the eve of Bernie Sanders' resounding victory in the Nevada caucuses, the self-described democratic...

Warren Looks to Regain Support in Nevada

LAS VEGAS -- One night after knocking Michael Bloomberg off his vaunted pedestal with a barrage of debate-stage body blows targeting his treatment of women and minorities, Elizabeth Warren returned...

Michael Bloomberg Bombs in Las Vegas Debut

LAS VEGAS - In this desert city built on hopes, dreams and neon lights, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg made a wild gamble to emerge from the protective bubble of his $400 million ad campaign...

The Thing Bloomberg’s Money Can’t Buy

Money will buy a lot in this life, but not everything. It can’t buy you love, as the Beatles reminded us in 1964, the year Michael Bloomberg earned his electrical engineering degree from Johns...

Bloomberg Makes Nevada Democratic Debate Stage

(AP) -- Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has qualified for the upcoming Democratic presidential debate, marking the first time he'll stand alongside the rivals he has so far avoided by bypassing the early...

Dems Now Test Strength Among Minority Voters

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - For I.S. Leevy Johnson, the Democrats' search for a challenger to take on President Donald Trump is personal. "There is what I call an ‘ABT mood' in the black community:...

Bloomberg Camp Denies Funding of IA Voting App

Add Michael Bloomberg to the list of presidential campaigns and Democratic Party entities distancing themselves from the Iowa vote-tabulation app debacle despite financial links to its...

Takeaways From New Hampshire

Here are six thoughts on Tuesday night’s Democratic primary in New Hampshire: 1. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ ceiling might be real. Sanders received the most votes in Iowa and won New Hampshire....