Election 2020

The fundraiser was at the home of Lynda and Stewart Resnick, owners of the Wonderful Co.

from News Stories

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi informed House Democrats of her plans in a closed door meeting Tuesday. Once the articles are sent to the Senate, President Trump's impeachment trial can begin.

from NPR

California billionaire and presidential candidate Tom Steyer be on the debate stage on Tuesday because of unusually high poll numbers.

Presidential hopeful Tom Steyer can buy attention. Will that turn into votes?

California billionaire and presidential candidate Tom Steyer be on the debate stage on Tuesday because of unusually high poll numbers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Silicon Valley executives may say they’re apolitical, but some are secretly pouring millions into the 2020 election to help Democrats.

Secret Silicon Valley group spends big money to help Democrats

Silicon Valley executives may say they’re apolitical, but some are secretly pouring millions into the 2020 election to help Democrats.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Facebook announced on Thursday that it won’t police the truthfulness of political ads on its site. It also won’t limit how campaigns use the platform to send ads to certain people.

Election official says Facebook is hurting democracy

Facebook announced on Thursday that it won’t police the truthfulness of political ads on its site. It also won’t limit how campaigns use the platform to send ads to certain people.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The former secretary of housing and urban development and former San Antonio mayor was among the first to advocate for decriminalizing illegal border crossings. Other candidates followed his lead.

Julián Castro drops out of the Democratic presidential race

The former secretary of housing and urban development and former San Antonio mayor was among the first to advocate for decriminalizing illegal border crossings. Other candidates followed his lead.

from NPR

Former Vice President Joe Biden was steadier than in past debates; South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg came under attack; and the candidates defended their least diverse debate stage yet.

6 takeaways from the 6th Democratic debate

Former Vice President Joe Biden was steadier than in past debates; South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg came under attack; and the candidates defended their least diverse debate stage yet.

from NPR

“Trump deserves to be impeached, but that doesn’t mean impeachment is a good idea. … It distracts Democrats from their strong suits.

Impeaching Trump could hurt Democrats in 2020

“Trump deserves to be impeached, but that doesn’t mean impeachment is a good idea. … It distracts Democrats from their strong suits.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Some districts around the country went for Trump in 2016 but elected a Democratic representative -- who presumably is risking their political future by voting for impeachment.

Democratic leader Tom Perez on impeachment fallout and lack of diversity at sixth primary debate

Some districts around the country went for Trump in 2016 but elected a Democratic representative -- who presumably is risking their political future by voting for impeachment.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted for just the third time in American history to impeach a sitting president. Trump's allies in the Senate will very likely preserve him in office.

President Trump impeached by the House in historic rebuke

The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted for just the third time in American history to impeach a sitting president. Trump's allies in the Senate will very likely preserve him in office.

from NPR

It was a historic day in Washington D.C., with the House of Representatives voting on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.   
  House Speaker Nancy…

After impeachment vote, who will pay the price in 2020?

It was a historic day in Washington D.C., with the House of Representatives voting on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.  House Speaker Nancy…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Former New York City Mayor and presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg spoke in Stockton on Wednesday, after getting Mayor Michael Tubbs’ endorsement.

With Harris out and Bloomberg making a big push in California, where does that leave the primary race?

Former New York City Mayor and presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg spoke in Stockton on Wednesday, after getting Mayor Michael Tubbs’ endorsement.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In a markup session beginning Wednesday at 4 PM PT, the House Judiciary Committee is considering two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of…

Live coverage and video: House Judiciary reviews articles of impeachment

In a markup session beginning Wednesday at 4 PM PT, the House Judiciary Committee is considering two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of…

Two articles of impeachment were announced today against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Rep. Adam Schiff on Democrats’ articles of impeachment against Trump

Two articles of impeachment were announced today against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Karen Bass sits on the House Judiciary Committee, which held its first impeachment hearing on Wednesday. She tells us that impeachment is urgent: “We must act now.

Rep. Karen Bass on the urgency of impeachment, plus Kamala Harris dropping her presidential bid

Karen Bass sits on the House Judiciary Committee, which held its first impeachment hearing on Wednesday. She tells us that impeachment is urgent: “We must act now.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The California Democratic senator announced today she’s suspending her campaign for president, exactly two months before the Iowa caucus.

How Kamala Harris’ presidential campaign disintegrated

The California Democratic senator announced today she’s suspending her campaign for president, exactly two months before the Iowa caucus.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Sen. Kamala Harris entered the presidential primary with high expectations, but her campaign struggled to gain traction in a crowded field.

Kamala Harris drops out of presidential race

California Sen. Kamala Harris entered the presidential primary with high expectations, but her campaign struggled to gain traction in a crowded field.

from NPR

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard isn’t getting much, if any, love from members of her own party.

Democrats don’t like Tulsi Gabbard, but the alt-right does

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard isn’t getting much, if any, love from members of her own party.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Fiona Hill, former senior director on Russia at the National Security Council, testified this morning before the House Intelligence Committee.  She took Republicans to task for…

Impeachment inquiry public hearings: What we’ve learned over the past 2 weeks

Fiona Hill, former senior director on Russia at the National Security Council, testified this morning before the House Intelligence Committee.  She took Republicans to task for…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After a slow start to the fifth Democratic presidential debate, the surging Pete Buttigieg parried attacks on race and his level of experience.

5 takeaways from the 5th Democratic debate

After a slow start to the fifth Democratic presidential debate, the surging Pete Buttigieg parried attacks on race and his level of experience.

from NPR