There Are Many Democratic Candidates. Party Insiders View a Bunch as the Same.
Bernie Sanders is a first choice for many Democratic activists, but if he's not one's top choice, he usually isn't considered an option.
Bernie's Big Speech Argued That Democratic Socialism Is the Only Path to Freedom
On Wednesday, Sanders picked up the mantle from FDR, arguing that only democratic socialism can provide true freedom—and a bulwark against despotism.
Bernie Sanders Says His Campaign's New Sexual Misconduct Policy Is the 'Gold Standard'
Here's what experts say about best practices to prevent sexual harassment on the campaign trail.
The 2020 Democratic Candidates Are Split on Letting Incarcerated People Vote
Bernie Sanders supports expanding the U.S franchise to people in prison. Pete Buttigieg does not. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris are unsure.
Bernie Says Immigration Threatens the Social Safety Net. Research Shows Otherwise.
The Vermont senator shares the same zero-sum mindset on immigration as his Republican counterparts, including Donald Trump.
The Sanders/Jayapal Medicare-for-All Plans Now Include Supports for Disabilities
Mainstream M4A proposals just got a lot more inclusive.
Democratic Candidates Need to Call to Abolish the Filibuster
Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Kirsten Gillibrand have all defended the Senate's filibuster. But any progressive agenda relies on it being ended.
How the Left Will Define the 2020 Democratic Primary
The American left hasn't been this energetic in decades—and they're raising hard questions for almost every Democratic candidate.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren Each Want to Tax Millionaires Differently
Three prominent progressives all want to tax the wealthy to reduce income inequality, not just raise revenues. But their plans are different in key ways.
Senators Grill Trump's Nominee to Head the Environmental Protection Agency
As acting administrator, Andrew Wheeler has worked to ease environmental regulation.
Letter From Morgantown, West Virginia: On the Ground at Bernie Sanders' Rally of the Sick
Even though a majority of West Virginians see government health care as fundamentally un-American, even evil, they know the Affordable Care Act is saving lives every day.
A Slight Majority of Americans Now Support Single-Payer Health Care
A Kaiser Family Foundation poll shows Americans support a more inclusive health-care system.
Moving Left Won't Guarantee Victory for Democrats—but Expanding the Franchise Will Help
Why fighting voter suppression and expanding the rolls matter more than achieving progressive purity.
Here's How Much Money Every Senator Received From Health-Insurance Companies in the Last Election Cycle
On average, senators who don't support Bernie Sanders' single-payer plan received more money from insurance companies.
Two New Health-Care Plans Dropped Today—Neither Has Much Shot of Passing
Republicans and Democrats have never been farther apart on health care.
Is the Democrats' Economic Agenda Enough to Win Back the House in 2018?
Some of the ideas contained within the new policy agenda reflect the growing influence of the party's progressive wing.