Archive

Category: 2020 Elections

Joe Biden Claimed to Have the Support of the Only Black Woman Senator. He Forgot About the One on Stage.

Former Vice President Joe Biden greets the audience after the Democratic Presidential Debate at Tyler Perry Studios November 20, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.Alex Wong/Getty Last week at a town hall in Las Vegas, former vice president and presidential candidate Joe Biden affirmed his stance against legal marijuana—it’s a gateway drug, he reasoned. Tonight, those words…

The Debate Showed How Warren Is Closer to Sanders on Health Care Than the Online Left Would Have You Believe

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks in a Democratic presidential primary debate in Atlanta on November 20, 2019.John Bazemore/AP On the morning of Wednesday’s Democratic debate, Elizabeth Warren received what was surely a welcome boost: Health care activist Ady Barkan, who has devoted his life to improving American health care as he slowly dies from ALS,…

Bernie Sanders and AOC Want to Commit $180 Billion to Turn Public Housing Green

Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., announce the introduction of public housing legislation as part of the Green New Deal outside the Capitol on Thursday, November 14, 2019.Bill Clark/Zuma This piece originally appeared in CityLab and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Socialist Democrats are pushing the progressive envelope with a new…