Monday, August 19, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 run

A Samoan-American Hindu Runs for President

The Story: A US Congresswoman from Hawaii, who was born in American Samoa in 1981 and who became,...

The Politics of Federal Marijuana Legalization

Supporting the legalization of marijuana once, not long ago, required political courage. In the 2020 cycle now begun, though, such support has become all the rage.
South Bend Mayor Makes His Case For 2020 | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is Running for President

A candidate says that the idea of packing the Supreme Court to move it leftward is no laughing matter, suggests he would consider it.
Sen. Kamala Harris pushes Medicare for all

What is Meant by “Medicare for All”?

It has become common for reporters to ask Democratic politicians who profess to support "Medicare for all" whether they want to eliminate private health insurance. Why that question is important and what it means.
Does the Democratic Party have an identity crisis?

Democratic Presidential Primaries: The Next Round

The Story:  Within the Democratic Party competition for the Presidential nomination in 2020 is bound to be intense. Among...

Schultz May Run Independent Centrist Campaign

Howard Schultz, with a personal fortune in excess of $3 billion, is publicly mulling over the possibility of a run for President. Democrats worry that he could be a "spoiler," when what is needed (on their view) is a common anti-Trump front.

House Dems Split Over a Prescription Drug Plan

The Story: Nancy Pelosi  (D - Cal.) , the Speaker of the House, would like to put together a unified plan for the lowering of...

On Whether Mayor Garcetti is of Presidential Stature

The mayor of Los Angeles may have just passed a test that enhances his stature as a potential candidate for President of the United States.

The President, the CEO, and the Art of the Deal

The Lordstown plant started production of the Chevrolet Cruze in 2010. At the time it was seen as a hopeful sign of GM's comeback after a chapter 11 reorganization.

A Wyoming Senate Seat Will be Open in 2020

The Story Senator Michael Enzi (R - WY) announced over the weekend that he will not run for re-election next year. This means there will...