Democratic presidential primary

  • Election 2020 Mar 3

    Buttigieg Endorses Biden for President

    A day after ending his campaign for president, Pete Buttigieg endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden.

  • Nevada primary Feb 23

    Bernie Sanders Wins Nevada Caucus

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., won the Nevada Democratic caucuses in a runaway victory on Saturday. The second- and third-place winners have not yet been announced.

  • Bernie Sanders Dec 6, 2019

    Sanders Announces $150B Plan to Expand Broadband Access

    Bernie Sanders is promising to invest $150 billion to bring high-speed internet to “every household in America” while breaking up and better regulating monopolies he says currently limit access to drive up their profits. The Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate unveiled a plan Friday to provide that funding in infrastructure grants and technical assistance to states and municipalities through...

  • Donald Trump Dec 1, 2019

    ‘I Know Joe's Heart': Why Black Voters Are Backing Joe Biden

    After Kamala Harris challenged Joe Biden’s past opposition to school busing in a nationally televised Democratic presidential debate, the former vice president who prides himself on strong relationships in the black community was in an unfamiliar place, playing defense on race. But Bebe Coker had a message for the man she’s known for decades: don’t back down. The 81-year-old education...

  • Atlanta Nov 21, 2019

    Recap: The 5th Democratic Presidential Debate

    Ten candidates were on stage Wednesday night for the fifth Democratic presidential primary debate, co-hosted by MSNBC and the Washington Post from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.

  • Atlanta Nov 20, 2019

    7 Key Questions Heading Into Wednesday's Democratic Debate

    New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fight for African American voters is raging. And there are growing concerns that impeachment may become a distraction from the primary. Those issues and more will play out Wednesday night when the Democratic Party’s...

  • Donald Trump Nov 18, 2019

    2019 Takeaways: Suburb Shift, High Turnout and ‘Socialism!'

    Odd-year elections in Louisiana, Kentucky and Virginia have let Democrats expand their footprint in Southern states where Republicans dominated not long ago. Those outcomes hardly predict national 2020 results: President Donald Trump isn’t suddenly at risk of losing Louisiana because Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards got re-elected Saturday. And the story wasn’t all good for Democrats: They came up short...

  • California Nov 8, 2019

    Sen. Kamala Harris Introduces Bill to Lengthen School Day by Three Hours

    Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced a bill Wednesday that would lengthen the school day to 6 p.m. to better align with working parents’ schedules. The proposal, first reported by Mother Jones, calls for a three-hour extension of elementary school hours during weekdays and appoints money for the creation of summer programs and activities when school is not in...

  • Boston Globe Nov 1, 2019

    Authorities Say Saoirse Kennedy Hill, Robert F. Kennedy's Granddaughter, Died of Drug Overdose

    Authorities have determined that Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of assassinated presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, died of an accidental drug overdose. The Chief Medical Examiner’s office concluded in its report that her cause of death was “acute methadone and ethanol toxicity in combination with other prescription medications,” Michael O’Keefe, district attorney for the Cape and Islands, said in...

  • Donald Trump Oct 31, 2019

    Pelosi on Impeachment Resolution: ‘What Is At Stake Is Our Democracy'

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., addresses the House of Representatives ahead of a vote on a resolution that will formalize the next steps in Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.

  • United States Oct 23, 2019

    Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Endorses Elizabeth Warren for President

    Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney endorsed Elizabeth Warren for president Wednesday morning because “she will put power in the hands of working class families.”

  • NBC NEWS Oct 8, 2019

    MSNBC, Washington Post to Co-Host November Democratic Presidential Debate

    MSNBC and The Washington Post will co-host the fifth Democratic presidential primary debate in Georgia next month, MSNBC announced Tuesday. The debate will take place in prime time on Nov. 20. The specific location, venue, format and moderators will be announced at a later date. To qualify for the stage, candidates have to meet fundraising and polling criteria laid out...

  • Donald Trump Sep 22, 2019

    Democrats Blast Latest Trump Crisis. But What Will They Do?

    A whistleblower’s complaint over President Donald Trump’s interactions with a foreign leader is testing the political and practical power Democrats can use against a Republican in the White House who so brazenly ignores protocol and presidential norms. Democrats were unanimous in their condemnation of Trump for going to extraordinary lengths to tear down a chief political rival by asking the...

  • NBC Aug 31, 2019

    Man Convicted of Killing Robert F. Kennedy Stabbed at Donovan State Prison: Source

    Law enforcement sources tell NBC 7 Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, the man convicted of murdering U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, was stabbed in a San Diego-area state prison and hospitalized.

  • Atlanta Aug 23, 2019

    Bernie Sanders Details $16T Green New Deal Climate Plan

    Sen. Sanders’ plan will cost $11 trillion more than former Vice President Joe Biden’s plan.

  • PRESIDENT Jul 26, 2019

    Democrat Tulsi Gabbard Sues Google Over Suspension of Ad Account

    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, one of the Democrats seeking the party’s nomination for president in 2020, sued Google on Thursday for suspending her advertising account, NBC News reported. The lawsuit adds to a chorus of bipartisan complaints against Google and other tech companies over the power they’ve accumulated as censors and gatekeepers in areas such as politics, advertising and free speech....

  • author Jul 17, 2019

    Here's Who Qualified for the Second Democratic Debate

    The Democratic National Committee and CNN announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates invited to participate in the second Democratic presidential primary debate. Qualifying were: Sen. Michael Bennet; Vice President Joe Biden; Sen. Cory Booker; Gov. Steve Bullock; South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg; former housing secretary Julian Castro; Mayor Bill de Blasio; Rep. John Delaney; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand;...

  • Donald Trump Jul 15, 2019

    In Biden and Buttigieg, Dems Confront Generational Divide

    Separated by 40 years, Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg represent the generational poles of the crowded Democratic presidential primary. Biden, 76, would be the oldest person elected president. Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, would be the youngest. Biden casts his decades of experience in Washington as a remedy for Trump’s turbulent tenure, while Buttigieg argues that the...

  • actor Jul 7, 2019

    Pete Buttigieg Has Money, But Can He Turn It Into 2020 Win?

    Pete Buttigieg stunned the Democratic presidential field with a nearly $25 million second-quarter fundraising haul. Now he needs to figure out how to use that money to build a campaign that can go the distance against nearly two dozen rivals — many of them better known — and ensure that enthusiasm from donors is matched by support from voters. That...

  • America Jun 13, 2019

    Danny Glover to Testify at House Slavery Reparations Hearing

    The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel. The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is scheduled to hold the hearing next Wednesday, its stated purpose “to examine,...

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