This week, the fourth Democratic debate highlighted Elizabeth Warren’s new front-runner status. It also marked the return to public events for Bernie Sanders, who showcased his energy following a heart attack and touted a key new endorsement from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The two progressive candidates haven’t gone after each other thus far. How much longer will that last? And where does the race go from here?
Joining Edward-Isaac Dovere this week is Elaine Godfrey, who reports on progressive politics for The Atlantic.
How Sanders supporters reacted to their candidate’s struggles (and to his animated debate performance)
How the shift of front-runner status from Joe Biden to Warren has altered the race
Whether Sanders’s endorsement from Ocasio-Cortez could create the divide among progressive voters that the candidates have long sought to avoid