For a party dependent on highly educated voters, Buttigieg’s rise and Warren’s resurgence foretell the future.
Trump may be breaking China and the United States apart—and the 2020 candidates haven’t voiced any clear alternatives.
The 2020 candidates are resisting the latest brush with war, but they’re not going far enough.
In his announcement video, the former vice president bathes the past in a warm glow.
Democrats and Republicans echo Trump’s anti-Beijing rhetoric, but escalating tensions could leave Americans far worse off.
The Minnesota lawmaker urged American Muslims to act like citizens, not guests. Other religious minorities should take note.
Female candidates face a “double bind,” researchers say. When women are perceived as competent, they’re less likely to be seen as inspiring.
Most Democrats are playing into the president’s hands on border security, but the ex-congressman has a different idea.
When pundits anoint Biden—or Sanders or O’Rourke—as the likeliest to beat Trump, they’re making lots of dubious assumptions.
Instead of invoking God, O’Rourke and most other Democratic contenders identify religion as a source of division.
In newly unearthed recordings, the Fox News host portrays Iraqis and Afghans as too barbaric to subjugate.
He’s challenging American exceptionalism in a far more radical way than his 2020 competitors are.
Trump’s push for a border wall has so far followed a predictable, four-act script. But what comes in the fifth act?
For a black candidate, expressing anger is risky. But in the post-Obama Democratic Party, not expressing anger is risky, too.
In his State of the Union address, the president returned to the themes he stressed in 2016, reminding Americans why he remains a formidable candidate.
You can’t define threats without defining interests.
If they’re going to negotiate with the president, they should use their leverage to extract something that aligns with their ideals.
She beat George W. Bush on Social Security privatization, and she’ll beat Trump on the wall.
The president didn’t declare a state of national emergency on Tuesday night, but he laid the foundation for doing so.
The media have focused on her comparatively low approval ratings—but not the misogyny that drives them.