The Second Democratic Presidential Debate, Night 2: Who Do You Think Won? (And Who Got Heckled?)

RELATED STORIES After a first wave of contenders including Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren had their shot last night, ten more candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination took the stage in Detroit tonight for a lively — and loud! — debate on CNN. Former vice president Joe Biden was joined by California senator Kamala Harris, […]

The Second Democratic Presidential Debate, Night 1: Who Won?

RELATED STORIES The Democratic presidential race kicked off Round 2 on Tuesday night, as half of the 20 candidates currently in the mix debated live on CNN, for nearly three hours. CNN’s Jake Tapper, Dana Bash and Don Lemon cracked the whip loudly and often during the proceedings, earning some admonishment on social media for […]

First Democratic Presidential Debate, Night 2: Who Impressed You Most?

And another 10 contenders for the Democratic party’s presidential nomination faced off at Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts on Thursday night. For two hours, the candidates — Michael Bennet, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, John Hickenlooper, Bernie Sanders, Eric Swalwell, Marianne Williamson and Andrew Yang — fielded questions from NBC’s […]

Democratic Presidential Debate No. 1: Who Impressed You the Most?

American voters got their first official introduction to the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential hopefuls — well, at least some of ’em — in a densely populated debate Wednesday evening. The inaugural Democratic presidential forum of the 2020 election cycle found 10 contenders for the party’s nomination facing off at Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. For […]

2020 presidential hopeful Kamala Harris defends her prosecutorial record: ‘I’ve been consistent my whole career’

REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage Kamala Harris the junior US senator from California, is running for president — and she’s getting out ahead of any prickly questions about her prosecutorial past. Harris kicked off her campaign with a rally in Oakland over the weekend, and on Monday she appeared at a town hall in Iowa hosted by CNN. […]

California just made a change to its voting process that could have a seismic impact on the 2020 presidential race

California is determined to force 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls to make some hard choices. California, the nation’s most populous liberal state, has moved its presidential nominating contest to early in the 2020 calendar. Leaders hope this shift will give it maximum impact on the selection of a Democratic nominee and push candidates to address progressive […]

Embattled ‘porn lawyer’ Avenatti gives up 2020 presidential bid

Porn actress Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti has given up on his intention to challenge Donald Trump in 2020, citing family concerns. The lawyer has been hit with allegations of domestic abuse and unpaid debts. In a statement on Tuesday, Avennatti said that he decided to bow out from what is expected to become a […]

Beto O’Rourke receives state invites as buzz surrounding his 2020 presidential campaign grows

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The New Hampshire Young Democrats have invited Rep. Beto O’Rourke to the home of the nation’s first presidential primary. The invitation comes amid heightened buzz that Beto could run for the White House. Some Democratic donors are clamoring for the three-term lawmaker from El Paso to run for president in 2020. AUSTIN, […]

Georgian presidential election goes to 2nd round

Georgia’s presidential election will go to a second round between two former foreign ministers. No single candidate won outright in the first round, the Central Election Commission (CEC) said on Monday. After all the votes from Sunday’s first round were counted, French-born former diplomat and Foreign Minister Salome Zurabishvili secured 38.7 percent of the vote. […]