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.
It remained unclear, however, whether any candidates will attend — and if the party will relax its rule banning them from non-sanctioned debates.
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.
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.
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.
Democratic presidential nominees attended the Brown and Black Forum to discuss how they would pursue criminal justice reform, immigration, and inequality in America.
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.
The Democratic presidential candidates strongly disagreed over the U.S. role in the Middle East as they debated in New Hampshire on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Even when the Democratic candidates disagreed, the first debate was largely an appeal to pragmatism, conciliation, and — for the most part — unapologetically progressive principles.
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.
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.
Lincoln Chafee, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O’Malley spoke Friday at the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting.