Pete Buttigieg to be Biden’s Transportation Secretary

He wanted a cabinet post. And this is a cabinet post.

I Was Right All Along, Except When I Was Wrong

Looking back at my predictions about the 2020 Democratic race.

The Most Important Rule Of Surviving A Political Campaign Is: Don’t Quit!

The final delegate count may well be skewed.

Pete Buttigieg Drops Out

The Iowa winner and New Hampshire runner-up has acknowledged the inevitable.

A White Guy in His 70s Will Be President in 2021

The women, minority, and non-geriatric candidates have been all but eliminated from the race.

Joe Biden Makes it a Two-Man Race

The 78-year-old is the Comeback Kid. And the only chance of preventing a Bernie Sanders nomination.

Buttigieg Wins Iowa Again

Hopefully, the final tally for a contest that shouldn’t exist.

Super Tuesday Forecast

If the current polls are right, the race will be all but over in five days.

Is Sanders Inevitable?

There’s no way to catch him in a six-candidate field.

Money Could Decide Super Tuesday

Competing in fourteen states plus overseas territories in one day is expensive.

The Buttigieg-Klobuchar Dustup

It got somewhat ugly at the kids’ table.

Nevada Debate Reflections

The clear winner was Donald Trump.

Queer Activists Disrupt Buttigieg Fundraiser

Do gay candidates have a special obligation to be leftists?

Brokered Democratic Convention a Real Possibility

Could the fevered dream really come true?

Are Biden and Warren Toast?

Two early frontrunners are being written off.

America Ready for a Gay President?

It’s a reasonable question but not the right one.

The Narrative Abides

Iowa and New Hampshire voters are changing the perception of the race.

Young Pete Buttigieg’s Ode to Bernie Sanders

An amusing discovery.

Post-Iowa Reset Not What You’d Expect

Biden’s support is in decline. But it’s not clear that Buttigieg is getting an Iowa bounce.

My Buttigieg Theory

How is the mayor of a modest-sized Midwestern city doing as well as he has?

Has the Democratic Race Changed?

Is there a new frontrunner?

Democratic Debate Stage Set To Shrink Again

Next week’s Democratic debate could have as few as five candidates.

Warren And Biden Report Strong Fourth Quarter Fundraising Numbers

Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden both brought in impressive fundraising numbers for the final quarter of 2019.

Elizabeth Warren Isn’t Talking As Much About ‘Medicare For All’

“Medicare For All” is the centerpiece of Elizabeth Warren’s campaign for President, but she’s not talking about it as much as she used to.

Pete Buttigieg Raises $24.8 Million In Final Quarter Of 2019

Pete Buttigieg had a very successful fundraising quarter at the same time he is rising in the polls.

Rivals Focus On Buttigieg In Sixth Democratic Debate

A much smaller debate stage led to a much better debate last night.

Previewing The Sixth Democratic Debate

It’s time for the last Democratic debate of 2019, and the stage will be smaller than it has at any time in the past.

Kamala Harris’s Failure Had Nothing To Do With Her Race

Kamala Harris didn’t fail because of her race, she failed because she was a bad candidate.

Brokered Convention Fantasies: 2020 Edition

It’s time to start speculating about a brokered convention again,even though it probably isn’t going to happen.

Democrats Growing Skeptical Of ‘Medicare For All’

Even as candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders continue to base their campaigns on it, Democrats appear to be growing skeptical of ‘Medicare For All.’

Poll Shows Four-Way Battle In New Hampshire

The latest poll out of New Hampshire shows four candidates at the top in a very close race.

Democrats Clash In Fifth Debate

The fifth Democratic debate brought some candidate clashes, but hardly the no-holds-barred type of event you might expect for this late in the pre-primary process.

Previewing The Fifth Democratic Debate

Taking a look at the state of the race as Democratic prepare to clash in tonight’s fifth debate.

Biden’s South Carolina Firewall

Former Vice-President Joe Biden continues to hold a strong lead in South Carolina even while slipping in other early states.

Pete Buttigieg Takes The Lead In Bellwether Iowa Poll

More good news for Mayor Pete.

Pete Buttigieg Surges In New Iowa Poll

A new poll shows Pete Buttigieg surging in Iowa, where the Caucuses are 92 days away.

Biden, Warren Lead Race For Democratic Nomination

Two weeks after the most recent debate, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren are pulling ahead in the polls.

Democrats Open Fire On Warren’s ‘Medicare For All’ Plan

Elizabeth Warren’s fellow Democrats aren’t so thrilled with her ‘Medidare For All’ plan.

Is Pete Buttigieg’s Sexual Orientation Hurting His Campaign?

With Pete Buttigieg rising in the polls, but underperforming among African-Americans, some are wondering if his sexual orientation is holding him back.

Another Top Republican Abandons The Sinking Ship Of Trump’s GOP

Greg Mankiw, an economist who served as a top adviser to Mitt Romney and George W. Bush, is officially no longer a Republican

Democrats Down To The Final Five?

Based on a number of factors, it appears that the Democratic field for 2020 has shrunk from more than 20 to just 5 viable candidates. Is there room for more?

DNC Sets Criteria For December Debate

The stage for the sixth Democratic debate in December is likely to be much smaller.

Post-Debate National Polls Show Biden Rebounding

The first round of polls after last week’s debate has good news for the former Vice-President.

Fourth Democratic Debate Garners 8.3 Million Voters

The fourth Democratic debate saw a viewership dip from September, but there are likely some good reasons for that.

Warren Comes Under Fire In Fourth Democratic Debate

Elizabeth Warren took most of the fire during last night’s fourth Democratic debate, which will likely go a long way toward winnowing down a crowded field.

Previewing The Fourth Democratic Debate

With twelve Democrats set to clash tonight in Ohio, it’s time to take a look at the state of the race.

Stage Set For Twelve Person Debate

The next Democratic Debate will have the most people on stage at one time of any debate so far.

Pete Buttigieg Hauls In $19.1 Million For Third Quarter

Pete Buttigieg’s momendum in the polls has slowed, but his fundraising ability has not.

SNL Comes Back With Bits On Impeachment And 2020

SNL takes on impeachment and the 2020 Democratic Presidential race.

Democrats Tighten Criteria for November And December Debates

The criteria for the November and December debate will make it much harder for some Democrats to get on the national stage. That isn’t a bad thing.