Inside The Trump Storm With An Ohio Union Boss

Dave Green has been trying to save GM’s plant near Youngstown. After Trump sniped at him on social media, he quickly scored a visit from Beto O’Rourke and a bunch of media.

Henry J. Gomez • 6 hours ago

The New Left Wants To Stop Joe Biden. There Just Isn't A Clear Plan To Do It.

There's a progressive faction of the Democratic Party that's very much against Joe Biden for president. Whether its strategy amounts to more than angry tweets remains to be seen.

Henry J. Gomez • One day ago

Joe Biden Is Sorry, Not Sorry About Saying Nice Things About Mike Pence And Other Republicans

“I have the most progressive record of anybody running for—” the not-yet-declared candidate for president said Saturday.

Henry J. Gomez • 5 days ago

This Millennial Mayor Has A Viral Strategy To End The “Porn Star Presidency”

Pete Buttigieg, a 2020 underdog, had a breakout moment by colorfully blasting Donald Trump and Mike Pence. His next goal: cracking the Democrats’ debate stage.

Henry J. Gomez • 10 days ago

Sherrod Brown Won't Run For President, After Months Of Planning For The 2020 Race

"I fight best when I bring joy to the battle," Brown said Thursday. "I find that joy fighting for Ohio in the Senate."

Henry J. Gomez • 14 days ago

Sherrod Brown Still Thinks He’s The Best Pro-Worker Candidate As He Closes In On A 2020 Campaign For President

The Ohio Democrat is recruiting staff, has his family on board, and still doesn’t think any Democrat can talk to workers the way he can.

Henry J. Gomez • 19 days ago

Joe Biden’s Waiting Out His 2020 Decision In Comfort

“Some people say he may be afraid of losing.”

Henry J. Gomez • 21 days ago

Ohio Will Consider Moving Back Its 2020 Presidential Primary

Moving the primary from March to May could hurt Sen. Sherrod Brown’s chances if he decides to run.

Henry J. Gomez • 23 days ago

Joe Biden Says His Family Wants Him To Run For President. But He’s Still Making Up His Mind.

“I have not made the final decision,” Biden said Tuesday, “but don’t be surprised.”

Henry J. Gomez • 23 days ago

Joe Biden Once Spoke At Strom Thurmond's Memorial Service. How Do People Feel About That Now?

Nearly 20 years ago, Biden eulogized Strom Thurmond, who began his long political career as a segregationist. Some South Carolina Democrats still say that's a good thing — but politics has changed a lot.

Henry J. Gomez • One month ago

Rep. Tim Ryan Is Heading To Iowa And New Hampshire As He Considers Running For President

“I don’t know how much longer we can fall behind before we can’t catch up," Tim Ryan told BuzzFeed News.

Henry J. Gomez • One month ago

Top Democrats In The Early 2020 Primary States Haven't Heard Anything From Joe Biden

Some of the most in-demand Democrats in the country ahead of the presidential race are in the dark about the former vice president's 2020 plans, relying on rumors and waiting to spring to action.

Henry J. Gomez • One month ago

Can A Pragmatic Populist Win In 2020? Sherrod Brown Is Looking For The Answer.

The liberal Ohio senator has taken his Dignity of Work tour — a White House campaign-in-waiting — on the road. But some activists worry about his less-than-far-left stance on Medicare for All.

Henry J. Gomez • One month ago

Sherrod Brown’s Precursor To A 2020 Presidential Campaign Has Begun

After a friendly send-off in Ohio, Brown is taking his 2020 case against Donald Trump’s “phony populism” to Iowa and other early-voting states this week.

Henry J. Gomez • One month ago

This Is The Rising Republican Who Wants To Be The Alternative To Donald Trump

Larry Hogan has John McCain’s speechwriter and an eyebrow-raising visit to Iowa on his calendar. “I certainly think I have something to contribute to the national debate.”

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Sherrod Brown Has Hired His First Iowa Staffer As He Considers A Presidential Campaign

Margaret Jarosz worked for Bernie Sanders during the 2016 cycle in the first caucus state.

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Sherrod Brown Is Taking His Possible Presidential Campaign To The Early Primary States

The Ohio senator will embark on a “Dignity of Work Tour” starting at the end of the month.

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Donald Trump’s Allies Are Going After Sherrod Brown’s Journalist Wife

Connie Schultz is a prominent, nationally syndicated writer. America Rising, a firm working for the president’s allies, recently obtained her teaching records at Kent State University.

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

Is John Kasich Still A Republican? He Won’t Quite Say.

The Ohio governor is spending his final days in office reflecting on his legacy, fussing with his Instagram, and FaceTiming Arnold Schwarzenegger. What’s next? “Bread’s in the oven.”

Henry J. Gomez • 2 months ago

How Sherrod Brown Turned His Rumpled Authenticity Into A Brand — And Gave Himself A Good Story To Tell In 2020

Decades of work have brought Ohio’s populist senator Sherrod Brown and Connie Schultz — a united team — to the precipice of a presidential campaign.

Henry J. Gomez • 3 months ago