In his endorsement of Biden, Obama gave his consent for his former running mate to go beyond the policy platform they built. It also freed Obama to use his rhetorical powers in the upcoming election.
Bernie Sanders is the antithesis of a political showman who says one thing today, another tomorrow. Perhaps, in the end, that was his undoing.
It is becoming clear that this election season, the Democratic Party will likely adopt a center-left agenda.
African American voters are indispensable to any Democrat strategy. Given party affiliation is increasingly split down racial lines, is the best tactic to get out the black, anti-Trump vote?
Why do some people think that Bernie Sanders isn’t electable and Joe Biden is? Does anyone really know what makes one candidate seem electable while another doesn’t?
While the momentum had been with Bernie Sanders, the former vice president surged on Super Tuesday, and is favourite to win the Democratic nomination.
Bernie Sanders is effectively indicting the political economic structure in which the super-rich have amassed extraordinary sums of wealth at the expense of everyone else — and our shared planet.
South Carolina’s black community has a long history of fighting for democratic rights.
Sanders has cemented his status as front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination ahead of Super Tuesday, even with Michael Bloomberg’s entrance to the race.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for far more federal spending for schools in low-income areas.
When candidates beat pollsters’ expectations, that can mean more positive media coverage.
In 2016, drug misuse was cited as the top concern among New Hampshire voters. What remedies are the Democratic primary contenders putting forward to combat the opioid crisis?
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.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for a substantial and unprecedented spending boost.
Learn more about the economic issues that were debated by the Democratic presidential candidates in Atlanta on Nov. 20.
Australia’s secret weapon has been faith in market outcomes combined with a strong social safety set.
Writing in the American progressive journal Democracy, Swan, a former treasurer, warned that the US Democrats could be at risk of the overloaded agenda trap that helped defeat the ALP in May.
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.
While other countries set strict limits on the length of campaigns, American presidential races have become drawn-out, yearslong affairs. It wasn’t always this way.