Presidential Candidates

Bernie Sanders, Foreign Policy Realist

Bernie Sanders, Foreign Policy Realist Bernie Sanders, Foreign Policy Realist

Without restraint abroad, we will never be able to focus on rebuilding our country at home. 

Mar 8, 2016 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Mitt Romney Just Gave the Most Pointless Speech of the 2016 Race

Mitt Romney Just Gave the Most Pointless Speech of the 2016 Race Mitt Romney Just Gave the Most Pointless Speech of the 2016 Race

His address did not answer the essential question for Republicans in 2016: Will those who oppose Trump as a candidate for the nomination oppose Trump as the nominee?

Mar 3, 2016 / John Nichols

Bernie Sanders Just Won Three of His Biggest Endorsements in a Long Campaign

Bernie Sanders Just Won Three of His Biggest Endorsements in a Long Campaign Bernie Sanders Just Won Three of His Biggest Endorsements in a Long Campaign

As pundits rush to declare the race over, Robert Reich, Tulsi Gabbard, and Alan Grayson say, “Not so fast.”

Feb 29, 2016 / John Nichols

Who Is the Real Progressive: Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders?

Who Is the Real Progressive: Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? Who Is the Real Progressive: Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders?

Four historians consider how the Democratic candidates fit within the history of the Progressive tradition.

Feb 24, 2016 / That’s Debatable / Kim Phillips-Fein, Charles Postel, Robert Greene II, and Michael Kazin

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

The Economic Dilemma Democrats Face in 2016 The Economic Dilemma Democrats Face in 2016

The challenge for any Democratic candidate is to learn—and learn fast—that he or she must be the candidate of fundamental change, not the candidate of continuity.

Feb 23, 2016 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Donald Trump Thanks Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski for Being His ‘Supporters’

Donald Trump Thanks Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski for Being His ‘Supporters’ Donald Trump Thanks Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski for Being His ‘Supporters’

His mistake was embarrassing, but understandable.

Feb 10, 2016 / Leslie Savan

Hillary Clinton

Why Have I (Almost) Always Voted for the Male Candidate? Why Have I (Almost) Always Voted for the Male Candidate?

I’ve had many chances to cast a ballot for a woman in primary races. I had plenty of reasons why I shouldn’t.

Feb 4, 2016 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Democratic presidential candidate Sanders greets students after a town hall meeting with students at George Mason University in Fairfax

How Bernie Sanders Is Challenging a Downsized Politics of Excluded Alternatives How Bernie Sanders Is Challenging a Downsized Politics of Excluded Alternatives

Why we need a grown-up conversation about taxes.

Feb 2, 2016 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The American Brand of Democracy Is Cold Hard Cash

The American Brand of Democracy Is Cold Hard Cash The American Brand of Democracy Is Cold Hard Cash

In election 2016, billionaires own the playground.

Feb 1, 2016 / Nomi Prins

Is Donald Trump Even Trying in Iowa?

Is Donald Trump Even Trying in Iowa? Is Donald Trump Even Trying in Iowa?

If this morning’s low-energy, low-turnout event is any indication, Trump could be in real trouble tonight.

Feb 1, 2016 / Joan Walsh

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