Twitter’s Insiders Are Skeptical About Beto O’Rourke. Iowans Don’t Seem To Care.

“I tend to agree with some of the stories … but I look at him and he’s the only one that gives me that hope," one Iowa voter said during O'Rourke's first campaign trip.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 6 days ago

Beto O'Rourke Says He's "No Longer Sure" Single-Payer Is The Best Way To Get To Universal Health Care

"Over time, I hope Medicare has the investment and buy-in necessary that people choose to leave employer-based insurance instead of being forced to," O'Rourke said in Iowa.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 9 days ago

Beto O'Rourke Has Announced He Will Run For President In 2020

"This is going to be a positive campaign that seeks to bring out the very best from every single one of us; that seeks to unite a very divided country."

Katherine Miller • 10 days ago

Democratic Voters Want “Electability,” But That Doesn’t Mean They Want A Centrist For President

Dozens of voters said they see “electability” as a combination of personality, energy, and ability to connect with an audience that has little to do with ideology.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 18 days ago

Kamala Harris Says She'd Support Changing Columbus Day To "Indigenous Peoples’ Day"

Harris also said in New Hampshire on Monday that she would support making Election Day a federal holiday as part of a new Voting Rights Act.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • One month ago

Amy Klobuchar Announced She's Running For President, In A Snowstorm

The Democrat has been elected by huge margins in Minnesota, where she's built a reputation for bipartisanship. Over the last week, her reputation as a very demanding boss has also emerged.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • One month ago

Staffers, Documents Show Amy Klobuchar’s Wrath Toward Her Aides

"It’s hard to explain the anxiety that permeates the office," a former staffer for the Minnesota Democrat told BuzzFeed News.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • One month ago

Beto O'Rourke Told Oprah He's Thinking About Running For President

"By god, when are you going to know the answer?" Winfrey asked emphatically.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • One month ago

Kamala Harris’s Appeal To Democrats: She’s The Antithesis Of Donald Trump

The California presidential candidate’s signature issue may not be a single policy but instead an overriding contrast.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • One month ago

Kamala Harris Began Her Presidential Campaign With A Promise Of “Moral Clarity” To A Crowd Of Thousands

About 20,000 people came out to Kamala Harris’s presidential campaign launch in Oakland.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • One month ago

Kamala Harris Is Running For President

The California senator announced she was joining the 2020 race on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 2 months ago

Kirsten Gillibrand Said She Will Run For President

"I'm going to run for president of the United States because as a young mom, I'm going to fight for other people's kids as hard as I would fight for my own," the senator told Stephen Colbert.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 2 months ago

Beto O’Rourke Changed His Message To Win Voters Of Color In Texas. The Result Could Swing The Presidential Race.

As he weighs a run for president, O’Rourke’s outreach to people of color during his Senate campaign could offer a blueprint. But he still has skeptics.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 2 months ago

The Potentially Giant Field Of 2020 Presidential Candidates Has Democrats Scrambling To Define Their Brands

Some lesser-known potential candidates pitched themselves to Iowans this week, looking for any way to differentiate themselves.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 3 months ago

Democrats Have Officially Gained 40 Seats In The House Of Representatives

A win in California cements a huge election for Democrats in Congress.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 3 months ago

Not All Progressives Agree That Primarying Democrats From The Left Is A Good Idea

"Winning blue to blue — that’s shown to be an amazing thing."

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 3 months ago

Al Franken Is Staying Silent As His Fans Attack Kirsten Gillibrand

Gillibrand has faced criticism for months over her call last year on Franken to resign.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 3 months ago

Democrats See A 2020 Path In The Midwest With Amy Klobuchar And Sherrod Brown

The Democratic senators from Ohio and Minnesota are suddenly looking like brighter prospects for their party after the midterm results.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 4 months ago

The Biggest Democratic Stars Of The Midterms Lost. Here’s Who You Should Know About Now.

There's a new, wildly diverse, and largely female Democratic group joining the House of Representatives.

Nidhi Prakash • 4 months ago

The Democrats Have Taken Control Of The House Of Representatives

Democrats picked up seats in the suburbs and won in areas where Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in 2016.

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 4 months ago