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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 • 3 days 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 • 5 days 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 • 7 days 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 • 9 days 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 • 12 days 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 • 16 days 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 • 17 days 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 • 21 days ago

Black Voters Get That Bernie Marched With MLK. They Want To Know What He’ll Do For Them Now.

“It’s been several years that this critique has been raised, and it feels dismissive of our experiences when it doesn’t matter what specific question is being asked — when the go-to answer has become, ‘I marched with King.’”

Ryan C. Brooks • 22 days 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 • 23 days ago

Democratic Candidates Are Preparing For A Contested Convention — By Courting Superdelegates

Even aides to Bernie Sanders, who led the fight to disempower superdelegates last year and still brings up their role in the 2016 primary, say they’re taking “superdelegates strategy seriously.”

Ruby Cramer • 23 days 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 • 25 days ago

Bernie's Campaign Predicts His Own Blue "Wave" In 2020

"My friends, you are going to see a wave — a wave up and down the Democratic ballot."

Ruby Cramer • 28 days ago

Bernie Sanders Is Getting A Shadow Organizing Campaign In The Midwest

Our Revolution will work to amplify Sanders' message in the Midwest as he builds the case that he's the best candidate to beat Donald Trump.

Ruby Cramer • 28 days ago

A Democratic Group Is Asking 2020 Candidates To Sign A New Pledge: Play Nice And Then Support The Nominee

Indivisible is asking candidates to commit to a unity pledge, following a new public rift between Bernie Sanders campaign and Democratic establishment figures.

Ruby Cramer • One month ago

Democrats’ Top Super PAC Has Pledged Not To Use Hacked Materials In The 2020 Campaign

The move comes after the DNC took a similar pledge. Republican groups so far have not taken that step.

Ruby Cramer • One month ago

Bernie Sanders Isn’t Fighting The Wars Of 2016, His Campaign Says — The Democratic Establishment Is

Bernie Sanders' campaign is comfortable portraying itself as under attack. And the candidate's advisers think fighting back is how they win in 2020.

Ruby Cramer • One month 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 • One month ago

Terry McAuliffe Will Not Run For President In 2020

“Where can you help people the most and change people’s lives," McAuliffe said Wednesday night. "As you know, it happens at the state level."

Ruby Cramer • One month ago

Elizabeth Warren Has The Biggest 2020 Presidential Campaign — And It's Only Growing

Warren has more than 170 people on staff for her campaign, far more than other Democrats in the race, as she burns through her fundraising.

Ruby Cramer • One month ago