In the first debate featuring former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, scholars note the challenges facing women leaders and the diminishing power of labor unions.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for far more federal spending for schools in low-income areas.
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.
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.
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.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for a substantial and unprecedented spending boost.
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.