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Kamala Harris Has A New Plan To Close The Rape Kit Backlog

The presidential candidate announced a $1 billion plan Thursday to push states to test rape kits.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 10 days ago

“See The Kids!”: Pete Buttigieg Got Yelled At After Leaving A Detention Facility For Children

Democratic presidential candidates are flocking to the Homestead facility this week to see the detained children.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 23 days ago

Kamala Harris Just Showed How She'd Debate Trump

Kamala Harris’s supporters often talk about how much they want to see her take on Trump in a debate. On Thursday, she showed how much she can control a stage.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 23 days ago

An Intense Debate Discussion About Medicare For All Exposed The Clearest Differences Between Democratic Candidates

A Medicare for All debate in Miami showed there is still a real ideological divide in the Democratic primary.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 24 days ago

How Student Debt Forgiveness Reveals The Difference Between Bernie Sanders And Elizabeth Warren

The two 2020 candidates have big plans for student debt. The details of those plans show how differently they approach policy.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 26 days ago

These Donors Helped Give Beto O'Rourke A Historic Start. They're Disappointed With What Happened Next.

Some of the people who helped get Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign off to an electric start are frustrated by what they’ve seen since. And a few are starting to look elsewhere.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • One month 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

Nineteen Presidential Candidates Showed Up In One City And It Was Utter Chaos

“I guess this is what democracy sounds like!” Elizabeth Warren said over chants.

Ruby Cramer • One month ago

Beto O’Rourke Wants Term Limits For Congress And The Supreme Court

The presidential candidate released a broad voting rights and government reform plan Wednesday, which would also include making Election Day a national holiday.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • One month ago

Beto O’Rourke Wants To Change How The US Treats Immigrants

O’Rourke is proposing to overhaul immigration as president through a mixture of new laws and executive orders.

Nidhi Prakash • One month ago

Kamala Harris Wants The Department Of Justice To Stop States From Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws

The Democratic presidential candidate’s new plan would mimic the Voting Rights Act.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • One month ago

Democrats Like The Idea Of A Gay President. But They Are Quietly Worried About Mayor Pete.

“I’ve heard him talk, and I like him, and I really support him," one voter said of Pete Buttigieg. "But I’m concerned that we might not be able to bring as many people to vote in the general election.”

Molly Hensley-Clancy • One month ago

Bernie Sanders Has A Plan To Fix Racial Segregation In American Schools

Sanders’ new plan would allow school districts to use federal money for busing, drawing a sharp contrast with Joe Biden, who fought against efforts to use busing to desegregate schools in the 1970s.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 2 months ago

“Abolish ICE” Was The Call Of Last Summer. 2020 Democrats Have Moved On.

Immigration activists are dejected by national Democrats turning back on calls to abolish or radically transform ICE less than a year after it dominated policy debates.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 2 months ago

Elizabeth Warren Pledged To Replace Betsy DeVos With A Former Public School Teacher If She Wins In 2020

“I’ll just be blunt: Betsy DeVos is the worst Secretary of Education we’ve seen,” Warren told supporters.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 2 months ago

Kamala Harris Says The "Electability" Conversation Is Getting The Midwest Wrong

"Too often their definition of the Midwest leaves people out,” Harris said of the electability conversation. “It leaves out people in this room, who helped build cities like Detroit."

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 2 months ago

Almost Two Months In, Beto 2020 Is Still In Flux. Staffers Know They’re Behind.

Beto O’Rourke’s campaign manager isn’t yet full time. Key roles remain unfilled. Staffers say they aren’t exactly sure what comes next. The campaign says it’s trying to be something different.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 2 months ago

Kamala Harris Says She’ll Take Gun Control Into Her Own Hands As President If Congress Doesn't Act

Harris outlined a series of executive actions that she would take as president if Congress failed to act on gun control within a 100-day period.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 2 months ago

Elizabeth Warren Wants To Cancel Student Loan Debt For Millions Of Americans

Warren’s plan would completely cancel the student loans for 75% of Americans with debt, according to her campaign.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 3 months ago

A Top Adviser To Beto O’Rourke Has Left His Presidential Campaign

Becky Bond has left O’Rourke’s fledgling presidential campaign, an O’Rourke spokesperson confirmed. Her deputy, Zack Malitz, has also departed.

Ruby Cramer • 3 months ago