Previewing The Second Democratic Debate With A Look At The Polls

For the second time in month, the candidates for the Democratic Presidential nomination will face off in a two-night debate, so it’s as good a time as any to look at the polls.

Top Four Democrats Fighting It Out in California

The top four Democratic candidates are grouped closely together in the most recent polls out of delegate-rich California.

Lineup Set For Second Democratic Debate

The lineups for the second Democratic debate are set, and they include some interesting pairings.

Democrats Announce Roster For Second Debate

Once again, twenty candidates will participate in the second debate scheduled to take place over two nights at the end of the month.

Bernie Sanders Is The Big Loser In Latest New Hampshire Polls

Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Primary by a huge margin in 2016. This time, he’s slipping in the polls as other candidates rise ahead of him.

Looking At The 2020 Democratic Fundraising Numbers

The numbers are in and there’s good news for some candidates and bad news for a lot of the others.

On Foreign Policy, Biden Is The Anti-Trump

Joe Biden delivered his first major foreign policy address of the campaign. It’s not perfect, but it’s better than what we have right now.

The Great Democratic Winnowing Appears To Be Imminent

Democratic voters and donors appear to be narrowing their choices for a nominee down, which could mean a short future for a lot of current Democratic candidates.

Biden Exploited Tax Loophole on Book Income

President Obama wanted to end it but his former VP used it to his advantage.

Joe Biden Says He’d Consider Appointing Merrick Garland To SCOTUS. No, He Won’t.

Joe Biden recently said that he’d consider nominating Merrick Garland again if there were a Supreme Court vacancy while he was President. Don’t count on it.

1975 Warren vs 1975 Biden on Busing

A law review article written when the former was a student provides an interesting contrast.

Biden Raises $21.5 Million In Second Quarter

It was a very successful fundraising quarter for the former Vice-President.

More Post-Debate Democratic Poll Confusion

The post-debate polling of the Democratic race continues to be somewhat chaotic, but it’s clear that Harris and Warren have made this a very different race than it was before the debates.

Harris And Warren Rise, Sanders Falls, In Post-Debate Iowa Poll

Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris are up, and Bernie Sanders is down, in the first state-level poll since the debates.

Additional Polling Shows Harris And Warren Rising, Biden Slipping After First Debate

Three new polls show significant changes in the Democratic race in the wake of last week’s debates.

Democratic Primary Polling All Over the Place

News outlets are hyping small swings in their surveys but the race is pretty much where it was when it began.

Anti-Harris Backlash After Debate Attacks on Biden?

POLITICO reports that some Democratic activists think she went too far.

Biden, Sanders, Buttigieg Come Under Fire On Second Night Of Democratic Debates

WIth the top two candidates in the race on the same stage, the second night of the first Democratic debate was much feistier than the first night.

A Pre-Debate Look At The 2020 Democratic Poll Standings

With the first Democratic debate set to begin tonight, it’s a good time to take a look at the state of the race.

Is Biden Gaffeproof?

Do Uncle Joe’s steady poll numbers tell us anything meaningful about 2020?

Trump Trails Most Major Democratic Candidates In Head-To-Head Polls

It’s still way too early to be predictive, but the latest head-to-head matches between the President and the top contenders for the Democratic nomination.

Democrats Set Lineup For First Debates

The lineups for the first Democratic debate of the 2020 season are set but some candidates are likely to be unhappy.

Biden Leads Warren In Massachusetts In New Poll

A new poll shows the former Vice-President leading Senator Elizabeth Warren in her home state.

What’s So Bad About ‘Flip-Flopping’?

Is it really such a bad thing when a politician changes a long-help position on a political issue?

Biden Leads In Key Iowa Poll, Other Candidates Gain Ground

The latest iteration of a benchmark Iowa poll shows Joe Biden leading, with Bernie Sanders sinking and looking at several candidates closing in on him.

Joe Biden Comes Out Against Hyde Amendment

After coming under attack from within his own party, former Vice-President Joe Biden has changed his position on the Hyde Amendment.

Biden Under Fire For Support Of Hyde Amendment

Former Vice-President Biden has come under fire for his longtime support for the Hyde Amendment.

Trump Underperforming In Texas

A new poll of Texas voters shows President Trump doing worse than expected against potential Democratic challengers. Should Republicans be worried?

New Biden Plagiarism Scandal

While mildly embarrassing, it’s unlikely to have much impact on the race.

Biden Continues To Lead Democratic Field, Sanders Slips

Just over a month after he entered the race, Joe Biden has a commanding lead over his fellow Democrats while Bernie Sanders has several candidates hot on his heels.

Biden and the Crime Bill

The Democratic frontrunner is being wrongly blamed for an explosion in the prison population.

Biden Solidifies His Lead Over The Democratic Field

Former Vice-President Joe Biden continues to hold a strong lead over his rivals for the Democratic Presidential Nomination.

Progressives In The Democratic Party May Have Misread The Signals For 2020

Based on the early stages of the campaign for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination, it appears as though the party’s progressive wing has misread the signals being sent by the party’s voters.

Some Democrats Still Upset About Biden’s Vote In Favor Of Iraq War AUMF

A new poll indicates that at least some Democrats continue to hold Biden’s 2002 vote in favor of the Iraq War.

Biden Jumps To Big Early Lead In South Carolina

More good news for Joe Biden, this time out of South Carolina.

Biden’s Campaign Is Gaffe-Free (So Far)

So far Joe Biden has run a gaffe-free campaign. But how long can it last?

Biden Continues To Build A Lead In Early Polling

Two weeks into his campaign, Joe Biden continues to build an impressive lead in polling at the state and national levels.

Biden Continues To Expand His Lead In 2020 Democratic Primary

Another post-announcement poll brings good news for the former Vice-President, but there’s a long way to go.

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Sex and 2020

The latest CNN poll raises some questions about gender bias.

Biden Calls For End To U.S. Support For War On Yemen

Former Vice-President Joe Biden is calling for an end to American support for the Saudi war on Yemen.

Joe Biden Gets Post-Announcement Poll Bounce

There’s some very good news for Joe Biden in the first polls taken after he entered the Presidential race.

Trump Fears Biden The Most Of All The Democratic Challengers

Not surprisingly, Donald Trump fears former Vice-President Joe Biden the most of all the Democrats currently running against him.

Joe Biden Raises $6.3 Million In First Day Of Fundraising

Former Vice-President Joe Biden had a very successful first day when it comes to campaign fundraising.

Donald Trump Continues To Defend The Racist Protesters In Charlottesville

Taking Joe Biden’s bait, President Trump once again defended his response to the racist rally in Charlottesville two years ago..

Joe Biden Reaches Out To Anita Hill

Before he started his campaign for President, former Vice-President Biden reached out to Anita Hill to apologize for his conduct during the confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas in 1991.

Joe Biden Makes It Official, He’s Running For President

He’s tan. He’s rested. He’s ready. But is the Democratic Party going to buy what Joe Biden is selling?

Biden Campaign Announcement Delayed But Still Expected Within Days

Reports yesterday had former Vice-President Biden entering the Presidential field as early as tomorrow. Those plans appear to be delayed. but an an announcement still appears to be coming.

More Evidence Of A Buttigieg Boomlet

Pete Buttigieg is in the top three in a recent poll of New Hampshire Democratic primary voters, but can it last?

Reading the FEC Tea Leaves

There’s a lot of money already chasing the 2020 presidential election.

The Backlash Against the Biden Backlash

After a flood of stories saying the former Vice President is unsuitable for the modern era, the inevitable pushback is happening.