Kamala Harris' Student Debt Forgiveness Plan Is Part of a Broader Proposal to Help Black Entrepreneurs
The plan, which has drawn intense criticism for its specificity, is just one piece of a bigger proposal.
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.
How Democratic Contenders Competed for the Votes of Black Women at the Essence Festival
Though Kamala Harris was the weekend's clear winner, candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg also found fans.
Ahead of the First Democratic Debates, Only Three Candidates Have Released Immigration Plans
All of the 2020 Democrats want immigration reform, but so far only a few of them have described what that would entail.
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.
Democrats Used to Disagree About Gun Control. The 2020 Candidates Don't.
The current crop of frontrunners in the 2020 Democratic primary show the homogenization of the left's views on combating gun violence.
A Pacific Standard Guide to Kamala Harris' Record on Criminal Justice Reform
The presidential candidate has an interesting record of championing reform while working within political constraints.
Voters Expect Female Politicians to Be Perfect Mothers Too
Unlike men, they need to convince voters they can simultaneously fill the roles of homemaker and public official.
What Effects Will California's Earlier Primary Have on the 2020 Presidential Election?
California will now be using early voting, which means Democrats in the state will be able to participate in the presidential nomination process around the same time as Iowa caucus-goers.