It's no surprise that at age 77 Bernie Sanders is trying again in 2020. But a significant difference this time around is that he will not be alone peddling his message of "revolution" and moving the party further toward liberal or progressive positions.
As a media critic, the 2020 political story that speaks loudest to me in these early days of the campaign is the way that all of the Democratic candidates are after a magic mix of media that will help separate them from the pack as Donald Trump did with cable TV and Twitter in 2016.
In the first days of January 1960, Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts declared his candidacy for president, nearly a year before the actual balloting. This year, at least half a dozen hopefuls have already signed on for what promises to be an exhausting and costly Democratic fight.
Kamala Harris, a U.S. senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump’s nominees, has entered the Democratic presidential race. Harris' campaign says it will make its headquarters in Baltimore, with another office in Oakland, California.
Sources familiar with U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris' plans tell The Baltimore Sun that if she runs for president, she'll put her campaign headquarters in Baltimore. The California Democrat is expected to announce her 2020 plans soon. Harris' Senate office declined to discuss her plans.
We can reasonably expect Russian meddling in the 2018 election campaign. Evidence is clear that Russians are using sophisticated cyber attacks to corrupt the integrity of the U.S. electoral system. This transcends a single election and ultimately strikes at the heart of our democracy.
As this pneumonia episode demonstrates, Ms. Clinton's real problem isn't her health, but the entirely valid perception that she's dishonest, secretive and exploits "the system" — including the support of the mainstream media — for her benefit.
CHARLOTTE -- Speaking to members of Iowa's influential delegation to the Democratic convention on Wednesday, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a shot at several Republican governors while laying out a broad vision for the party that some suspect he hopes to one day lead.