Politico Why is Kamala Harris running for president? – In a POLITICO interview, the Democratic hopeful says she wants quick action to put more money in people’s pocketbooks and suggests she’s not interested in big, systemic overhauls.

Rolling Stone We’ve Hit a New Low in Campaign Hit Pieces – Recent efforts to sandbag Bernie Sanders and Tulsi Gabbard are crude repeats of behaviors that helped elect Trump in 2016

Politico How Joe Biden’s Drug Policies Supercharged the Opioid Crisis – For decades, he promoted the War on Drugs. Now, experts say Biden’s laws worsened the opioid epidemic in the very places he says he can win in 2020.

Politico These 4 Democrats dominate the 2020 media primary – Newspaper headlines and social media mentions are concentrated on just a handful of the 21 contenders for president.

NPR Joe Biden Officially Announces 2020 Presidential Run 4/25/2019 – NYT coverage

NYT Seth Moulton, Massachusetts Congressman, Is Running for President – appearance on Morning Joe 4/25/2019

Politico Warren approaches breakout with black voters – The Massachusetts Democrat’s policies and focus on racial inequality have sparked intense interest from black activists.

NYT Editorial Mayor Pete and the Queering of the American Soul – His rise is a sign that more L.G.B.T. people are finding spiritual homes in houses of faith.

Vox Bernie Sanders’s Fox News town hall wasn’t a debate. Bernie won anyway. Sanders was sincere with the audience, gracious to his Democratic opponents, and as prickly as ever to his Fox News hosts.  Predictably Comrade Trump was not happy.

MSNBC ‘You only get to be one person’: Buttigieg, Maddow on coming out, weight of ‘the closet’  – Rachel Maddow and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg have a frank discussion about life in the closet and coming out as gay.

NYT Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris Lead the Democratic Money Race

Huffpost Pete Buttigieg Was An Effective Mayor — With A Gaping Blind Spot – South Bend residents describe a technocratic leader who struggled to see beyond spreadsheets.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, officially announces his candidacy for president 4/14/2019: announcement speech, pre-announcement coverage from the NYT and Washington Post

The Hill Buttigieg slams Electoral College for overruling popular vote ‘twice in my lifetime’

USA Today Tensions flare in ‘long and complicated’ relationship between Pete Buttigieg and Mike Pence

The Hill: Sanders to roll out updated ‘Medicare for all’ proposal Wednesday

Rep. Eric Swalwell, a California Democrat, is running for president

Elizabeth Warren will back ending the Senate filibuster


Kamala Harris Wants Her Teacher Pay Raise Proposal To Bring Young Black Americans To The Profession — And To Her Campaign –  “When we close that gap around teacher pay, all communities will benefit,” Harris said Friday at the National Action Network convention.

The Pete Buttigieg boom: How the mayor of South Bend became a surprisingly serious contender in the 2020 Democratic primary race.

After three months, surprises mark the Democratic presidential campaign

Kamala Harris makes a point in Houston: It’s not just O’Rourke and Sanders who can draw crowds

Pete Buttigieg is having a moment

MSNBC Town Hall: Kristin Gillebrand

How Democrats can defeat Trump and his ugly ideas, according to Pete Buttigieg

Bernie Sanders’ opening argument: I am electable. Really.

O’Rourke faces sharp backlash from left

‘Middle-Class Joe’ rakes in millions

Beto O’Rourke Raised $6.1 Million Online in First 24 Hours of Campaign [‘He’s the real deal’: Beto’s jaw-dropping windfall quiets critics]

US election race: Gillibrand (officially) launches presidential bid

Pete Buttigieg, the young and openly gay Midwest mayor, finds a voice in crowded Democratic presidential field

Beto O’Rourke used to be a member of a legendary computer hacktivist group: Beto O’Rourke and the Cult of the Dead Cow, explained (Vox)

MSNBC: Elizabeth Warren

Sanders Institute shutting down amid criticism

Joe Biden faces tough choices on fundraising for potential 2020 run

Takeaways from CNN’s 2020 town halls at South by Southwest

Huffpost: Tulsi Gabbard’s Stance on LGBTQ Issues Is Not Convincing

CNN Townhall with Mayor Pete Buttigieg, D-South Bend IN. Aired 9- 10p ET 3/10/2019 Video or Transcript

CNN Town Hall on Tulsi Gabbard at SXSW: transcript + video

‘A major player’: Sanders gets props from the Democratic establishment

Howard Schultz Bombs at SXSW: ‘You Don’t Like That?’

Sen. Booker To Propose Next Steps In Criminal Justice Overhaul

Kamala Harris Both Should and Should Not Be Trusted By Progressives, So Says This Progressive

A Long Talk With Kirsten Gillibrand: The New York senator on the NRA, Al Franken, and the line between capitalism and greed.  Apparently she is not getting many, if any, NY endorsements.

Sen. Jeff Merkley and Hillary Clinton confirm that they will NOT run for 2020.  Sherrod Brown joins the NOT running folks.

Former Clinton campaign staffers are critical of Sander’s 2020 run

Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper announces his candidacy 3/4/2019

Kamela Harris supports decriminalization of sex workers

Bernie Sanders kicked off his campaign in Brooklyn, NY, 3/2/2019

Jay Inslee, Washington state governor, announces his candidacy for 2020 on 3/1/2019 with a focus on climate change

As the presidential candidates for 2020 line-up, you can get a list here

Bernie Sanders announces his run for President 2020 and raises 6 million dollars in the first 24 hours!

Minnesota Senatory Amy Klobuchar announces her bid 2/10/2019

Kamala Harris in New Hampshire takes on skepticism head-on

Elizabeth Warren wants universal child care

Bernie Sanders vows to take on all forms of racism


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