Presidential Candidates

Elizabeth Warren

The Most Focused and Effective Democratic Messenger We Have Is Elizabeth Warren The Most Focused and Effective Democratic Messenger We Have Is Elizabeth Warren

The senator from Massachusetts is delivering a well-developed and stinging critique of Republican extremism—and Ted Cruz’s whining.

Apr 21, 2016 / John Nichols

Hillary Clinton on Verizon picket line

This Is How Clinton Won New York This Is How Clinton Won New York

Tuesday may have marked the beginning of the end of the race for the Democratic nomination.

Apr 20, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Protesters are removed from Trump rally in Buffalo

‘Hate Is Not Welcome Here’ ‘Hate Is Not Welcome Here’

These protesters disrupted one of the biggest rallies of Trump’s campaign.

Apr 19, 2016 / George Zornick

Tom Tomorrow cartoon

The Primary Season That Won’t End The Primary Season That Won’t End

An ongoing series that won’t be over any time soon.

Apr 19, 2016 / Tom Tomorrow

Bernie Sanders leaves the Vatican

Why Sanders Skipped Clooney and Visited the Vatican Why Sanders Skipped Clooney and Visited the Vatican

Sanders’s hope for a moral economy is amplified at the Vatican.

Apr 19, 2016 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Hillary Clinton NYC campaign visit

Surprise: New York Democrats Like the Democratic Party! Surprise: New York Democrats Like the Democratic Party!

And the Sanders campaign is making enemies with its attacks.

Apr 18, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Need Better Answers on the 1994 Crime Bill Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Need Better Answers on the 1994 Crime Bill

At last night’s debate, Clinton offered a grudging apology for “unintended” outcomes. Sanders wasn’t pressed on his vote for it—and he should be.

Apr 15, 2016 / Joan Walsh

The Newtown Families Just Won a Big Victory in Their Fight Against Remington Guns

The Newtown Families Just Won a Big Victory in Their Fight Against Remington Guns The Newtown Families Just Won a Big Victory in Their Fight Against Remington Guns

Will the gunmaker have to pay the price for the Sandy Hook mass shooting?

Apr 14, 2016 / George Zornick

Democracy Spring Protesters

Hundreds of People Were Just Arrested Outside Congress Hundreds of People Were Just Arrested Outside Congress

One of the largest acts of civil disobedience in Washington barely got any attention from the mainstream press.

Apr 12, 2016 / George Zornick

The Welcome Rebellion in the Democratic Party

The Welcome Rebellion in the Democratic Party The Welcome Rebellion in the Democratic Party

The rambunctious political discussions currently roiling the Democratic party will only make it stronger come November.

Apr 12, 2016 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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