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Bernie Sanders Wanted To Play Softball With The Press. But His Campaign Got In The Way.

Sanders’ presidential campaign tried to put on a softball game with reporters amid weeks of fighting with the media. It didn’t go according to plan.

Ruby Cramer • 4 hours ago

Elizabeth Warren Is Setting A Goal Of Reducing Gun Deaths By 80%

Warren’s new gun control plan, much of which overlaps with other candidates’ plans, would put pressure on gun manufacturers.

Ruby Cramer • 10 days ago

Bernie Sanders And Elizabeth Warren Teamed Up Instead Of Taking CNN’s Bait

Instead of going after each other in their debate, Sanders and Warren joined forces against a barrage of attacks from lesser-known moderates.

Ruby Cramer • 20 days ago

Planned Parenthood Has Ousted Its President, Leana Wen, Amid A Dispute Over The Organization's Direction

Wen had worked to emphasize the group’s status as a health care provider, leading to concerns among some staff that the organization was moving away from politics.

Ema O'Connor • One month ago

Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Turned To A Big Donor To Pay For The DNC Voter Database, Despite Her Fundraising Pledge

A campaign aide said Warren didn’t solicit the money herself and that there was no violation of her promise to abstain from pay-for-access fundraising.

Ruby Cramer • One month ago

Elizabeth Warren Didn’t Dominate The First Debate — She Said She Didn’t Need To

There wasn’t a new Elizabeth Warren in Miami for the first debate. That was the point.

Ruby Cramer • One month ago

Young Climate Protesters Are Rattling The Democratic National Committee

The protesters have camped outside of DNC headquarters in Washington this week and worried DNC staff at the Democratic presidential debates.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

“These People Are Ready To Bolt”: Elizabeth Warren Allies Plan To Target Joe Biden Voters

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee is beginning a new push to highlight voters who have switched from other candidates to Elizabeth Warren.

Ruby Cramer • One month ago
Ruby Cramer • 2 months 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 • 2 months ago

The Only Democratic Presidential Candidate To Win A Trump State Said The DNC Is “Trying To Shape” The Race

“Before anyone votes? I think it’s unfortunate,” Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said.

Ruby Cramer • 2 months ago

The New Presidential Debate Rules Immediately Have Some Democrats Frustrated With The DNC

Some campaigns learned of heightened restrictions to qualify for the fall debates only after media reports. “Women and people of color will not make it to the main stage,” one operative said.

Nidhi Prakash • 2 months ago

High-Dollar Donations Funded Bernie Sanders' Policy Group A Year Before His 2020 Campaign

The Sanders Institute raised more than $361,000 last year from a total of 13 large contributions.

Ruby Cramer • 2 months ago

Bernie Sanders Has A Message For His Male Supporters In The South: Abortion Isn’t Just A Woman’s Issue

"Last I heard, it takes two to have a baby," Bernie Sanders said during a four-day trip through the South, including in states that have recently passed restrictive abortion bans.

Ruby Cramer • 3 months 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 • 3 months ago

An Our Revolution Staffer Fired For “Anti-Immigrant” Remarks Is Suing The Pro-Bernie Group For Racial Discrimination

Tezlyn Figaro, who worked on black outreach for the Sanders group, was fired last spring after a public rift with Latinx colleagues over her comments about immigrants.

Ruby Cramer • 3 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 • 3 months ago

Beto O’Rourke Has Hired The “Unsung Hero” Of Obama’s First Campaign

Jeff Berman’s delegate strategy helped make Barack Obama president.

Ben Smith • 3 months ago

A Hidden Barrier To Entry For 2020 Democrats: Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars For Voter Data

Early primary states and the DNC are asking for a total of nearly $600,000 from presidential candidates who are looking to buy their voter files.

Ruby Cramer • 3 months ago

Want The Voter File? Campaigns Will Have To Pay, Record Videos, And Fundraise For The DNC To Get It

Some Democrats view the conditions, meant to help strengthen the DNC ahead of the general election, as overly restrictive for a crucial resource.

Ruby Cramer • 3 months ago