Kirsten Gillibrand Is Fighting For An “Awesome” America That Looks Like Upstate New York
The New York senator kicked off her presidential campaign in a place she thinks is emblematic of the kind of values and optimism that can beat Trump.
White 2020 Candidates’ Central Dilemma: Can They Move A Black Audience?
After Democratic candidates in 2016 struggled to connect with black voters, 2020 presidential hopefuls are addressing race head-on.
In A Private Meeting, Kirsten Gillibrand Signaled She Will Run For President
On Saturday, Gillibrand met with feminists and influential women in the days before she is expected to announce her candidacy — a preview of the kind of campaign she'll run.
Andrew Gillum’s Done Feeling Sorry For Himself. A Presidential Run Could Come Next.
The Florida gubernatorial candidate is making the rounds in Democratic politics.
Cory Booker Is Building A 2020 Campaign That’s Just Like Him: Vegan, Hyperactive, And Unapologetically Unconventional
French fries with Iowans in Newark. Eager big donors. A clearly defined message of “radical love.” Cory Booker has spent a year laying the groundwork for an ambitious possible presidential bid.
One Of The Democratic Stars Of 2018 Sharply Rebuked Her Party In A Private Meeting
Ayanna Pressley offered donors a vision for the Democratic Party’s future and essentially asked them to get down or sit down.
Deval Patrick's New Job: Finding A 2020 Candidate To "Break The Fever" Of Trump's Leadership
The former Massachusetts governor is talking with potential candidates as he creates a new role for himself after deciding not to run for president.
Beto O’Rourke Spoke With Al Sharpton As He Considers A Presidential Campaign
O’Rourke, now making up his mind about whether or not to join the 2020 Democratic primary, is huddling with another key adviser in Obama’s orbit.
Deval Patrick’s Decision Not To Run For President Is Personal, His Allies Said
Sources close to the former Massachusetts governor were disappointed but not surprised by his decision not to enter the 2020 Democratic primary.
Top Civil Rights Groups Call For “Immediate Steps” From Facebook To Rebuild Faith Among Its Black Employees And Users
Color of Change and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights wrote a scathing joint letter to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg.
Stacey Abrams' Georgia Voters "Knew It Was Going To Happen"
Abrams tried. But ultimately she could not, for now, preserve her supporters' idea of democracy in Georgia.
Stacey Abrams Has Effectively Ended Her Campaign For Governor In Georgia
But Abrams did not end her fight against voter suppression, with a speech condemning Republican Brian Kemp.
Andrew Gillum Readied For Florida's Recount By Turning To His Faith
On "Mayor Andrew Gillum Sunday," the candidate for governor and his family — and a dozen or so campaign staffers — paused to worship at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The Story Behind The Most Devastating Line In This Year's Campaign
Andrew Gillum says he has been torn over how best to handle Trump and his Republican opponent, Ron DeSantis, whom Trump's so tightly allied with.
Barack Obama Anoints “Gifted” And “Inspiring” Andrew Gillum In Florida
“My mama is beside herself,” Florida's Democratic gubernatorial candidate told BuzzFeed News.
This Democrat Is Trying To Win A Trump-Loving District By Taking Trump's Style
Max Rose is pitching himself as a veteran for the forgotten man in the straight-talking, swashbuckling, swamp-draining mold of Donald Trump.
Top Obama Allies Are Ready To Support A Deval Patrick Presidential Campaign
The perils of the road to the presidency — and a life and business he loves — may ultimately keep Deval Patrick away from the Democratic primary. It’s just that he’s running into an awful lot of reasons to think that maybe they shouldn’t.
In Florida's First Gubernatorial Debate, Andrew Gillum Had To Explain How He'd Deal With Donald Trump
The state's gubernatorial candidates met for the first time Sunday night, in a debate that set the stage for the final weeks of a heated midterm campaign.
Voting Rights Is Now The Central Fight In Georgia’s Governor Race. Stacey Abrams Is Ready.
The fight over 53,000 voter applications is something Abrams prepared for.