On the campaign trail, 2020 Democrats condemned a new Alabama law that bans abortion even in cases of rape and incest. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., called the measure, as well as other recent state efforts to restrict abortion, “blatantly unconstitutional.”…
By Judy Woodruff
After serving two tours of duty in the Middle East, Tulsi Gabbard became one of the first female combat veterans elected to Congress when she won her bid to represent Hawaii in 2012. Now the representative is one of 23…
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is the latest Democrat to jump into the crowded 2020 primary field. Here's where he stands on key issues.
By Karen Matthews, Associated Press
In announcing his candidacy, de Blasio seeks to claim a role on the national stage that has eluded him as mayor of the biggest U.S. city.
By Gretchen Frazee
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is the latest entrant into the crowded 2020 Democratic primary field. Here's where Bullock stands on key issues.
By Judy Woodruff, Alex D'Elia
Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan has long been considered a Democratic rising star. After unsuccessfully challenging Nancy Pelosi for her leadership role in 2016, he’s now running for president. In his platform, Ryan emphasizes the need to bring U.S. industry into…
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press
The economy is at the center of the 2020 fight for president, particularly in Midwestern states that supported Trump in 2016.
By Bill Barrow, Matt Volz, Associated Press
Gov. Steve Bullock, D-Mont. joins an already crowded field of candidates vying for the Democratic nomination.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has built a sizeable lead over his 2020 Democratic counterparts. But his competition has been hitting the campaign trail hard as well, releasing policy proposals to address the opioid crisis and restructure public education, among…
By Elana Schor, Associated Press
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's promise to appoint a former teacher to the top education post if she becomes president came as she jabbed President Donald Trump's education secretary, Betsy DeVos, who has no teaching experience.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.