Debate

Democratic Debate Preview: Why Your Candidate Is The Worst (Part 1)

Rest assured, you've made the wrong choice

Thursday night's Democratic primary debate in Houston will feature 10 candidates vying for the party's presidential nomination. Only three have a shot at winning, and none stand a chance against President Donald J. Trump, the historically successful incumbent.

Free Beacon Report Roils Democratic Debate

End of the Harris campaign?

After Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D., Hawaii) blasted Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) for her record on criminal justice and drug offenders at the second Democratic debate on Wednesday, Harris staffers lamented that the facts behind Gabbard's assault came from a Washington Free Beacon report.

Biden and Harris to Rematch at Second Debate

Warren and Sanders to face off night before

A panel of eight CNN hosts picked the candidates who will face each other during the second Democratic presidential primary debates, during a live drawing on a Thursday night episode of Anderson Cooper 360.

Joe Biden and the Great Awokening

Column: Can he survive the left-wing drift of the Democrats?

Joe Biden has led the national polls in the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination since last year. He's ahead in the first three contests, also, with leads ranging from 7 points (Iowa) to 13 points (New Hampshire) to 28 points (South Carolina). He's first in fivethirtyeight.com's endorsement primary. And though he didn't launch his campaign until the second quarter of 2019, at which point Bernie Sanders had raised the most money, his nonstop fundraising schedule, and great first-24-hours number, suggests that his second-quarter haul will be impressive. Going into tonight's Democratic debate, there was no reason to doubt Biden's status as the Democratic frontrunner.

EXCLUSIVE: Beto’s Debate Journal

It’s not uncommon for presidential candidates to scribble down some notes or talking points on sheets of paper during a debate. It is, however, highly unusual for candidates to leave behind a sprawling journal entry of the kind found on Beto O’Rourke’s lectern following Wednesday night’s showdown in Miami. What follow is a (lightly edited) transcript of the document, as obtained by the Washington Free Beacon: