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Bernie Sanders Iowa Caucus

How The Caucuses Really Work — And Why They Matter So Much

Geography favors Clinton: More than a quarter of Sanders’ voters are expected to come from only three counties. Even with a substantial lead, he may only win a limited number of delegates.

February 1, 2016

Late Night Roundup: The Colbert Presidential Candidate Town Hall

Stephen got in all the typical candidate remarks and poses, like rolling up his sleeves — and his pants leg.

January 27, 2016

Democratic Presidential Candidates Get Chance For Seventh Debate

It remained unclear, however, whether any candidates will attend — and if the party will relax its rule banning them from non-sanctioned debates.

January 26, 2016
Americans sense of humor

Here’s A Fact: No Democrat Gets High Marks From NRA

The liveliest portions of Sunday’s Democratic debate, the last before Iowa’s caucuses Feb. 1, were sparked by gun control and Wall Street regulation.

January 19, 2016
Pedro Duran

The ‘Dreamers’: They Anger The GOP And Power Democratic Campaigns

Immigrants lacking legal status are increasingly involved in this year’s presidential race, working as volunteers, campaign advisers and, in some cases, as paid staffers for Sanders and his Democratic rivals, Hillary Clinton and Martin O’Malley.

January 19, 2016
Democratic Debate Bernie Sanders Hillary Clinton Martin O'Malley

The Bernie Sanders Debate

Sunday’s debate was unofficially billed as being about Bernie Sanders, and it was.

January 18, 2016

Sanders Lashes Out At Clinton In Last Democratic Debate Before Iowa Contest

In the final Democratic debate before voting begins, Bernie Sanders’ record on guns was put under intense scrutiny — and he hit right back at Hillary Clinton, on taking money from Wall Street.

January 17, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks at The Iowa Brown and Black Forum

Democratic Nominees Discuss Social Issues At Brown And Black Forum

Democratic presidential nominees attended the Brown and Black Forum to discuss how they would pursue criminal justice reform, immigration, and inequality in America.

January 12, 2016
Hillary Clinton

Clinton Connecting With Iowans

Hillary Clinton is one of American politics’ larger-than-life figures, having shared the White House when her husband was president and traveled the world as secretary of state.

January 8, 2016

Democratic Debate Highlights Sharp Disagreement On Mideast

The Democratic presidential candidates strongly disagreed over the U.S. role in the Middle East as they debated in New Hampshire on Saturday.

December 22, 2015
Americans sense of humor

Clinton Vows No New Middle-Class Taxes If Elected President

U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton vowed on Saturday not to raise taxes on middle-class Americans if elected next November in a populist push to position herself for a general election battle on pocket-book issues.

December 19, 2015

O’Malley’s Pitch To Be Second Choice

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has a message for House Democrats: Let me be your second choice.

December 2, 2015

Debt-Free College: The New Democratic Mantra

As tuition nationwide spirals upward, stressing middle-income and poor families alike, “debt-free college” has suddenly gone from nostalgic fantasy to political sound bite.

November 18, 2015

Clinton On The Defensive As Debate Turns To Terrorism

Hillary Clinton talked tough and played defense Saturday at the second Democratic presidential debate, as rivals questioned her record and plans to fight the Islamic State.

November 15, 2015

And Then There Were Three: Democratic Candidates Hold Court In MSNBC Forum

Without the distraction of crosstalk chatter, or the grandstanding opening and closing statements that dog the debate format; bandying with Rachel Maddow within what undergraduates might call a “safe space,” each of the Democratic candidates came across as a distilled, well-honed version of themselves.

November 7, 2015
Bobby Jindal Caricature

Debt And Low Polls Can Be A Lethal Pairing For Candidates

Money, and the risk of incurring personal debt, is the driving factor for most candidates who opt out.

October 26, 2015

Endorse This: Martin O’Malley Sings Taylor Swift

Watch as the underdog former Maryland governor gets out his guitar, and plays some pop music from that Taylor Swift woman the young voters are listening to these days.

October 20, 2015

Three Important Fact Checks On The Democratic Debate

Unlike the Republican debates, with their share of liars, clowns, and blowhards, the Democratic debate delivered less inherent outrageousness, but that does not mean there is any less fodder for fact checking the candidates’ statements.

October 14, 2015

At First Debate Democrats Clash (Gently) Over Who Can Be The Most Pragmatic Progressive

Even when the Democratic candidates disagreed, the first debate was largely an appeal to pragmatism, conciliation, and — for the most part — unapologetically progressive principles.

October 14, 2015
Martin O'Malley

The Other Democrats: Martin O’Malley, Former Maryland Governor

For those who may not be familiar with O’Malley, for whom Tuesday night’s debate represents perhaps his last significant opportunity to make an impression on voters, here’s a primer on this progressive politician.

October 13, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The Debate Disclaimers

Trevor Noah looked at all the media hype of tonight’s Democratic debate on CNN.

October 13, 2015

4 Things To Watch For In The First Democratic Debate

Hillary Clinton takes the debate stage for the first time in this campaign Tuesday night to face four rivals looking for something — anything — to knock down her lead in the race for the Democratic nomination for president.

October 13, 2015
Andy Parker Everytown Rally

Gun-Control Activists Stage Nationwide Rallies

United under the #WhateverItTakes, supporters and allies called out politicians in the name of enacting gun safety reform measures.

September 11, 2015

Endorse This: Martin O’Malley Plays Wall Street

Martin O’Malley is taking his campaign to Wall Street — with his guitar, and a message from Woody Guthrie.

September 10, 2015

Democratic Presidential Candidates Charm DNC Faithful

Lincoln Chafee, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O’Malley spoke Friday at the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting.

August 29, 2015