Biden remains the default candidate for the Democrat nomination for the 2024 election, but he is ageing and many believe the party would benefit from a younger candidate.
Researchers are developing ways to lock captured CO2 into cement. It could help rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure and deal with climate change at the same time.
Millennials and boomers advising Biden can look for common ground on climate change, student loan debt and other key issues.
How do you run a political campaign in a pandemic? From data brokers to advertising firms to voter registration volunteers, the players in campaigns are making adjustments, large and mostly small.
Research on stigma and discrimination – and LGBTQ people’s own stories – can help Americans make sense of Pete Buttigieg’s historic candidacy.
Seven candidates met on the debate stage in New Hampshire on Feb. 7. We asked three scholars to pick out some of the night’s biggest moments.
Every Democratic presidential candidate plans to raise taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, but they differ in how to get there.
While much of the focus is on the Iowa result, it is a small, largely white, state – the key results for the presidential nominee will come in on March 3.
Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders take the lead in Iowa after a debacle with the results reporting - now the candidates move on to New Hampshire, where Sanders is the favourite.
Some Democrats are fearing chaos at the convention if no candidate meets the nomination threshold. History suggests they are right to be concerned.
At the Jan. 14 debate, held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, six candidates clashed on jobs, Iran and more.
Scholars explain important moments in the Democratic presidential debate on Dec. 19.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for a substantial and unprecedented spending boost.
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.
The Indiana mayor has enjoyed a huge leap in support in a recent Iowa poll, but whteher that will translate across the country is far less certain.
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.
Americans want government to serve them, but don’t have confidence that it actually can.
A recent survey in Indiana finds broad concern about climate change and support for addressing it in this red state, with one catch: Many Hoosiers don’t realize their neighbors agree with them.
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.