Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s political news, including the third Democratic debate of the 2020 presidential campaign, results of the special congressional election in North Carolina, the…
By Associated Press
Former Obama Housing Secretary Julián Castro was the most explicit in arguing it was time for a new generation.
Democrats appear headed for a one-night September presidential debate with 10 candidates. Wednesday marks the Democratic National Committee's deadline for candidates to meet stricter polling and fundraising criteria than for the first two debates -- prompting complaints from some of…
Native Americans received more attention from presidential candidates this week than in previous years. Nine 2020 Democratic hopefuls attended a forum in Sioux City, Iowa, to discuss U.S. treaty obligations to Native people, the epidemic of violence against Native women,…
By Steve Peoples, Brian Slodysko, Associated Press
Short on support and money and bound by tough party rules, once soaring politicians may soon be seen as also-rans.
In Miami, a crowded stage is set for the first debate of the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries. With Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts the only participant polling in double digits, many candidates see the event as a public debut to…
By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
Julián Castro's plan would set a federal standard for use of deadly force, requiring de-escalation tactics and the use of lethal means only as a last resort.
By Matt Loffman
A 2020-themed Iowa book club started with a tweet, but now has a growing membership and the attention of several Democratic presidential candidates.
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 Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Castro's newly unveiled education plan calls for tuition-free higher education, universal prekindergarten and raising teacher pay.
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