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How Delaware Explains Joe Biden’s Anti-Busing Views

Joe Biden’s black allies back home are rock solid with him on busing and angry that Kamala Harris has made it an issue.

Henry J. Gomez • 4 days ago

Joe Biden’s Careful Debate Plan Got Blown Up

Biden’s campaign was prepared for him to be attacked. But not like this.

Henry J. Gomez • 17 days ago

This Senator Is The Rare Democrat Not Running For President — But He Expects To Hear His Message In The Debates

"In many ways I can push this message more effectively as a noncandidate," Sen. Sherrod Brown said Tuesday.

Henry J. Gomez • 20 days ago

A Major LGBT Political Group Is Set To Endorse Pete Buttigieg For President

This will be Victory Fund’s first endorsement in a presidential primary race.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • One month ago

In His First Presidential Campaign, Joe Biden Told Black Voters To “Reject” Jesse Jackson

“You must reject the voices in this movement who tell black Americans to go it alone.”

Henry J. Gomez • One month ago

California’s Early 2020 Primary Is Pushing Presidential Candidates To Talk To Latino Voters

“Moving the primary up early to March is forcing candidates, as it should be, to not just engage the very elite and wealthy of California but everyday working families.”

Nidhi Prakash • One month ago

Pete Buttigieg’s Struggle To Win Over Latinos Could Limit His Rise In California

The Democratic presidential candidate is raising a lot of money on the West Coast but missing opportunities to connect with voters of color. “I look at the white privilege part,” one Latino activist said.

Henry J. Gomez • One month ago

California Democrats Just Booed A Presidential Candidate Who Attacked Socialism

“As Democrats, if we don’t define a clear space between us and socialism, we run the risk of helping to reelect the worst president in American history,” John Hickenlooper said after his speech.

Henry J. Gomez • One month ago

An Anti-Trump Republican Is Backing Out Of His Contract To Lobby Against New Sanctions On Russia After Scrutiny

“Now, I've got to get back to the barricades,” John Weaver tweeted Thursday. “Apologies for the momentary distraction.”

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

An Anti-Trump Republican Strategist Is Now Lobbying Against Sanctions On Russia

John Weaver, who advises possible Trump primary challenger John Kasich, confirmed that he is working with a state-owned nuclear energy company.

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Early-State Democrats See Joe Biden As A Pragmatic, Electable Placeholder — Not The Progressive Future

“He can come in here and fix what is broken right now. And maybe pick a vice president that’s a little bit progressive?”

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Joe Biden Tells South Carolina Voters That Jim Crow Is “Sneaking Back In”

The former vice president also went heavy on the Obama nostalgia in a state where the Democratic primary is likely to be decided by black voters.

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Joe Biden Wants To Make Donald Trump Deplorable Again

Hillary Clinton made her 2016 campaign into a warning that Donald Trump was morally unfit to be president. To stop a second Trump term, Biden’s 2020 campaign is taking a similar message.

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Joe Biden Backs A Public Option — Not Medicare For All — As He Argues For Electability

“Let me shoot straight with you — and this may not be popular in parts of the Democratic Party — but we have to have a nominee and can’t have a nominee that is too far left,” a Biden ally said Monday.

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Joe Biden Is Running As An Obama–Biden Democrat. But He Doesn’t Have Obama.

Biden says he didn't ask Obama for an endorsement. But their relationship will color the start of his 2020 campaign.

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Joe Biden Is Running For President

Joe Biden starts his 2020 campaign as a polling leader, but will face immediate tests to see how he fits in with the current Democratic Party.

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Pete Buttigieg’s Presidential Run Has Many LGBT Democrats Eager For Their Obama Moment

Among the LGBT community luminaries signing on with Buttigieg: Barry Karas, a top fundraiser for Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Pete Buttigieg Is Officially Running To Be America’s Mayor

“Washington politicians and pundits talk about mayors like we’re a different species. And you know what? Maybe they’re right.”

Henry J. Gomez • 3 months ago

What Happened When Pete Buttigieg Tore Down Houses In Black And Latino South Bend

"Everyone wants to find a villain," a South Bend politician said of Mayor Pete Buttigieg's housing program. "This is just how economic development happens."

Henry J. Gomez • 3 months ago