Do Democrats Have a Better Option Than Biden?

Ezra Klein makes a compelling case.

Israel at War: It’s a Reckoning

A roundup of news and opinon.

Omicron Now 73% of US COVID Cases [Or Not?]

That didn’t take long.

Manchin Shoots BBB Dead, Dead, Dead

The West Virginia Senator has taken the football from Charlie Brown and gone home.

One Child, One Vote

J.D. Vance’s cynical suggestion.

Manchin Opposes Tanden for OMB

The Senate’s last conservative Democrat is taking President Biden’s call for unity seriously.

Biden’s Veep and Cabinet Choices

The former VP is focused on beating Bernie Sanders but his team is looking ahead.

Getting Over What Happened to Elizabeth Warren

Women didn’t vote for her either. But that doesn’t mean sexism didn’t play a role in her loss.

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.

Sanders Trying to Beat Warren in Massachusetts Isn’t Disrespectful

He’s campaigning in her home state and Amy Klobuchar’s, too. And may win both.

South Carolina Debate Was Terrible

CBS did a lousy job.

The Buttigieg-Klobuchar Dustup

It got somewhat ugly at the kids’ table.

Democracy is Hurting Democrats

The wrong people are choosing the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee.

Andrew Yang Drops Out

The math compelled it. But he outlasted several better-known candidates.

DNC Making Up Rules as it Goes

Proposed mid-stream changes could help Bloomberg, hurt Sanders, and divide the party.

Democratic Debate Stage Set To Shrink Again

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

Andrew Yang Raises $16.5 Million In Fourth Quarter

Andrew Yang had an impressive fourth quarter when it comes to fundraising, but it appears unlikely to help his campaign at all.

Julian Castro Ends Presidential Bid

Another one bites the dust.

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.

New Jersey Congressman Makes Party Switch Official

New Jersey Congressman Jeff van Drew, elected just last year as a Democrat, is now a Republican.

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.

Signs Of Trouble For Cory Booker

Cory Booker’s campaign is starting to show some of the same signs of collapse that Kamala Harris’s did.

Bloomberg Rising In The Polls, But Most Democrats Don’t Want Him

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is in fifth place in national polling, but a new poll suggests that he may not rise much further.

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.

House To Move Forward On Articles Of Impeachment

In the wake of yesterday’s hearing, the House of Representatives is taking the inevitable next step.

The Democratic Field Is Becoming Less Diverse, Who’s To Blame?

With Kamala Harris”s exit from the race, some are raising questions about why minority candidates have failed to break through in a party that has a very diverse base.

Obama May Intervene In Democratic Race

Former President Obama has been largely quiet about the race for the Democratic nomination, but that may not last.

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.

Andrew Yang Boycotting MSNBC Over Debate Speaking Time

Andrew Yang is upset about the fact that he’s largely being ignored at the Democratic debates. He’s right, but that’s at least partly his fault.

Viewership For Fifth Democratic Debate Drops Significantly

Wednesday night’s debate drew the smallest television audience of any of the debates so far.

How A Senate Impeachment Trial Could Impact The Democratic Nomination Fight

A Senate Impeachment trial in early January would have a serious impact on the race for the Democratic nomination.

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.

Deval Patrick Reportedly Considering Late Entry Into Presidential Race

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is reportedly considering a late entry into the race for the Democratic nomination.

Michael Bloomberg Poll Numbers . . . Interesting

The newest entrant is outperforming most rivals but is intensely disliked.

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.

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.

Bleeding Cash, Kamala Harris Cuts Campaign Staff, And Spending

Facing a cash crunch, Kamala Harris is shedding campaign staff and cutting spending. This seldom ends well.

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.

Democrats and Republican Converts

It’s not the responsibility of the opposition party to make up for Donald Trump.

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.

Joe Biden Raises $15.1 Million In Third Quarter

Joe Biden reported a mostly successful fundraising quarter for the period that ended September 30th,