Election 2020

Julian Castro, former Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary and former San Antonio mayor, is one of the only candidates with a detailed plan to address homelessness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Three senators, four current or former representatives, a mayor, a governor and a former Cabinet secretary all walk onto a stage ...

from News Stories

It's Night 1 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.

Democratic primary debate: Live fact-check from NPR

It's Night 1 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.

from News Stories

The large field will be split into two groups for Wednesday and Thursday, after a selection process that was a source of controversy. With so many contenders, answers will be limited to 60 seconds.

Democratic Presidential Debate: See the 20 candidates who will be onstage

The large field will be split into two groups for Wednesday and Thursday, after a selection process that was a source of controversy. With so many contenders, answers will be limited to 60 seconds.

from NPR

This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.

Political debate or political circus?

This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.

from To the Point

The topic of reparations has gained traction on the campaign trail, with several Democratic presidential candidates supporting the idea, including former Texas Congressman Beto…

Presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on reparations, climate change, and regulating tech giants

The topic of reparations has gained traction on the campaign trail, with several Democratic presidential candidates supporting the idea, including former Texas Congressman Beto…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Rusty Hicks was elected the new chair of the California Democratic Party. He's a Los Angeles labor leader and Navy veteran who will succeed Eric Bauman.

California Democratic Party Chairman Rusty Hicks on unity

Rusty Hicks was elected the new chair of the California Democratic Party. He's a Los Angeles labor leader and Navy veteran who will succeed Eric Bauman.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is known for his centrist views.

John Hickenlooper on legal cannabis, health care, and running for president

Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is known for his centrist views.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Divides that could define this month's first Democratic debates were on display Saturday when 11 presidential hopefuls addressed the California Democratic Party's annual convention.

Democratic candidates descend on California and offer a preview of fights to come

Divides that could define this month's first Democratic debates were on display Saturday when 11 presidential hopefuls addressed the California Democratic Party's annual convention.

from NPR

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has positioned himself as the “climate change candidate” in the crowded Democratic field.

How will presidential hopeful Jay Inslee tackle climate change and homelessness?

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has positioned himself as the “climate change candidate” in the crowded Democratic field.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The California Democratic Party’s annual convention is happening this weekend in San Francisco. Fourteen of the presidential candidates will attend.

What to expect from the California Democratic party convention

The California Democratic Party’s annual convention is happening this weekend in San Francisco. Fourteen of the presidential candidates will attend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

At least 11 of the 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates have now called for President Trump to be impeached -- after Special Counsel Robert Mueller broke his silence during a press…

Presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand on impeachment, single payer health care, and abortion rights

At least 11 of the 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates have now called for President Trump to be impeached -- after Special Counsel Robert Mueller broke his silence during a press…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Nearly two dozen Democrats are running for president. Many of them tried getting attention by doing town halls on Fox News, including Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, and Amy Klobuchar.

Is it smart for Democratic presidential candidates to do Fox News town halls?

Nearly two dozen Democrats are running for president. Many of them tried getting attention by doing town halls on Fox News, including Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, and Amy Klobuchar.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris was in South Los Angeles on Sunday, speaking to a crowd at Los Angeles Southwest College.

Looking to 2020, Kamala Harris comes to Los Angeles

Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris was in South Los Angeles on Sunday, speaking to a crowd at Los Angeles Southwest College.

from Greater LA

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is one of the dozens of people running for the Democratic nomination for president.

Pete Buttigieg wants to be president. Where does he stand on health care, higher ed, climate, and tech?

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is one of the dozens of people running for the Democratic nomination for president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California is important in the race for the Democratic nomination for president, with around 500 delegates.

In the race for California’s Democratic presidential nomination, who has the advantage so far?

California is important in the race for the Democratic nomination for president, with around 500 delegates.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Former Vice President Joe Biden announced he’s running for president. Biden is the 20th Democrat to enter the race.

In 2020 presidential race, can Joe Biden attract black voters?

Former Vice President Joe Biden announced he’s running for president. Biden is the 20th Democrat to enter the race.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On this Earth Day, lots of people are talking about climate change, but is that what voters want to hear?

Are 2020 Democratic candidates focusing on the issues voters care about?

On this Earth Day, lots of people are talking about climate change, but is that what voters want to hear?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Democrats are at a crossroads now that the Mueller report is out.

After Mueller report, should Democrats push for impeachment or focus on 2020 race?

Democrats are at a crossroads now that the Mueller report is out.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Eighteen candidates have announced their bid for the Democratic nomination in 2020.

There are 18 Democrats running for president. Why do new candidates keep throwing their hats in the ring?

Eighteen candidates have announced their bid for the Democratic nomination in 2020.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand