2020 Election

Joe Biden’s Most ‘Courageous’ Moments

A super PAC supporting former vice president Joe Biden has unveiled its first television ad of the 2020 cycle. The ad, titled "Courage," attempts to highlight the Democratic frontrunner's record of resilience in the face of adversity.

Bloomberg Pooh-Poohs Concerns From Employees

'You just have to learn to live with some things'

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg dismissed concerns from his own employees about Bloomberg News's new editorial policy forbidding staff journalists from investigating him and other 2020 Democratic candidates.

Medicare For All: Progressive Campaign Killer

Column: Harris and Warren fell for the fool's gold of socialized medicine

Kamala HarrisPundits have a ready explanation when one of their favorites loses or ends a campaign: The voters just didn't get to know the candidate the way media do. He or she was too wonky, or eager to please, or insular, or revealing, or uncertain for the masses. The electoral process made it impossible for him or her to connect with voters. The classic example is Hillary Clinton, who has re-introduced herself to the public umpteen times over the decades. A friend who knows her once told me I would like Clinton if only I got to meet her informally. I had a good laugh at that one.