At the Jan. 14 debate, held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, six candidates clashed on jobs, Iran and more.
Predictions about how a woman presidential candidate might fare in 2020 are largely speculation, writes a political scientist, because there isn't enough experience to base those predictions on.
Scholars explain important moments in the Democratic presidential debate on Dec. 19.
All seven Democrats set to take the stage on Dec. 19 had vowed to boycott the debate in support of a union that represents 150 food service workers in California.
Unlike older visions of economic democracy which started with class or the collective, the starting point now should be the individual
Scholars say a 'critical mass' of representation is necessary to overcome 'token' status. That's exactly what we saw at the Democratic debate in Atlanta.
Paid family leave and pay equity came up, but on the whole, the remaining Democratic candidates tend to give 'women's issues' short shrift.
Learn more about the economic issues that were debated by the Democratic presidential candidates in Atlanta on Nov. 20.
Pete Buttigieg has said that Christianity teaches 'skepticism of the wealthy and the powerful and the established.' These ideals are similar to those espoused by a Midwestern Social Gospel movement.
Many Americans fear that AI will take their jobs. And it might – but it's more complicated than that.
Meanwhile, the polls indicated that support for impeachment has shifted markedly, with most Americans now supporting it.
As the impeachment inquiry gathers pace, both sides seem to be digging in. What happens in the inquiry in the next few months will have a huge impact on the 2020 presidential election.
Private prisons have long been a topic of controversy in the U.S. A professor of sociology explains what they are and why they matter.
Joe Biden continues to front the Democratic primaries race and leads Donald Trump by eight points. But it’s not likely the latest impeachment controversy will damage Trump’s ratings.
Sen. Warren said the filibuster stands in the way of gun reform. It does, and so much more.
Americans want government to serve them, but don't have confidence that it actually can.
She's sitting third on the list of Democratic candidates at the moment, but the Massachusetts Senator's growing popularity may catapult her to the nomination.
The winner will set the course of America for years to come.
Democratic presidential candidates share many ideas and opinions. What they don't share, writes one historian, is the label 'liberal.'
There's one reason the US Democratic presidential field is so crowded – a belief Trump can be beaten. Here's a closer look at the five leading candidates.