As Democrats embrace a more activist government, some are flirting with an idea that hasn’t received serious attention since the 1970s: a minimum guaranteed income for all Americans.
Ken ThomasPowered by @AndrewYang's candidacy, guaranteeing an income floor for Americans is getting its biggest look in 50 years. “One of the big ideas this cycle is that we should guarantee an income floor for every American." -- @nataliefoster
Sen. Kamala Harris’s exit from the presidential race has touched off an internal debate about diversity in the Democratic Party and whether any candidate can amass the type of voting coalition that powered Barack Obama.
Ken ThomasDemocrats have praised their most diverse presidential field heading into 2020 - but are now confronting the possibility that diversity may not be on display in future debates. New this a.m. -->
As part of a series of Wall Street Journal interviews with Democratic 2020 candidates, entrepreneur Andrew Yang sits down with WSJ’s Greg Ip to discuss how his universal basic income plan rises to the challenges that automation and robots pose to...
Ken ThomasIn a @WSJ interview, @AndrewYang discusses the ways in which his campaign, “rises to the challenges of the 21st century economy”
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s late entry into the presidential race leaves him without once-strong support from former President Obama’s political machine, with his prospects hinging on whether he can rebuild ties to donors and advisers...
Joe Biden is facing a narrower path to win Iowa’s caucus, as a strengthening Pete Buttigieg threatens to cut into his support among centrist Democrats while Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders solidify their hold on the party’s left.
Joe Biden faces a distinct funding disadvantage against his major Democratic rivals in the months leading up to contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, creating potential obstacles in his bid to challenge President Trump.
Ken Thomas"I'm not making any predictions but I think they've got their eye on somebody who is currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the third-party candidate. She's the favorite of the Russians," Hillary Clinton to @davidplouffe
Support for Medicare for All is showing signs of slipping as Democratic candidates Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders struggle to sell the proposal without providing specifics on the financial trade-offs for voters.
Joe Biden and other Democrats competing for the 2020 presidential nomination face a difficult challenge in preventing their campaign messages from being blotted out by the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.
Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren are beginning to separate from the rest of the Democratic 2020 field, with the former vice president earning 31% support and the Massachusetts senator at 25% in the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.
Ken ThomasNEWS: Biden + Warren have built support since the summer in their fight for the Democratic presidential nomination, per latest @WSJ@NBCNews poll