Election Central 2020

Few '20 Dems Address Netroots, Warren Reigns

PHILADELPHIA - It was a cattle call that only a few presidential candidates answered. And while the front-runner was away in New Hampshire campaigning, the conference probably wouldn't have welcomed...

Predicting the Democrats' VP Shortlist

America's over two-year presidential election cycles have morphed into sporting event-like entertainment culminating in the...

Steyer: From Impeachment Agitator to Candidate

Sitting alone in an empty barn, the billionaire hedge fund manager turned political mega donor tried on a populist tone. "I think people believe that...

Real Clear Politics Election 2020

As Goes Pennsylvania, So Goes the 2020 Election

While Democrats wade through a marathon of intra-party debates, the national punditocracy is increasingly asking two urgent questions about the impending 2020 presidential contest: Can President...

Swalwell Is First to Drop Out of 2020 Race

It turned out to be an unfortunate comparison. "We are all a part of the Avengers," Rep. Eric Swalwell told voters in Iowa last month, likening himself and the rest of the Democrats running for...

Biden Apologizes for Segregationists' Remarks

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) - Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday apologized for recent comments about working with segregationist senators in his early days in the U.S. Senate, saying he understands...

Immigrant Health Care Belies a Thorny Issue

WASHINGTON (AP) - In one unanimous show of hands, Democratic presidential candidates moved to the mainstream the idea of full health insurance for people who don't have legal permission to be in the...

Trump Announces $105M Raised in 2nd Qtr

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's reelection campaign says it raised $105 million during the second fundraising quarter. The campaign said Tuesday it has a whopping $100 million in cash on...

Buttigieg Says He Raised $24M in 2nd Quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrat Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he took in $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple what the South Bend, Indiana, mayor raised during the first...

The Democratic Debate's Winners and Losers

MIAMI - Ten candidates shared the stage on the second night of the first debate of the Democratic primary. After two hours of questions and cross talk, of impromptu barbs and prepared talking points,...

Warren, and Progressivism, Own the First Debate

MIAMI - It was Elizabeth Warren's stage before she even stepped on it, and she took full advantage. During the first debate of the 2020 Democratic primary, the Massachusetts senator set the...

Pretenders or Contenders: Why Do Long Shots Run?

Twenty-five men and women are running for the presidential nomination that Democrats will bestow next summer in Milwaukee. Just a handful of these candidates are household names. Some are...