Oh, what a night. Watch the top moments from the seventh Democratic debate in Iowa. And since it was a night of important issues, we’ve got something special for you (and it features a surprise guest).
In the wake of General Soleimani’s death, Dems have spent the first week of 2020 seeking to establish their foreign policy bona fides. And with the new year comes a new frontrunner — understand Bernie’s boomlet in an all-new Recap 2020.
Trump Doubles Down on Iran \ Bolton Willing to Testify \ Castro Endorses Warren \ Judge Judy's EndorsementThe Daily Recount
Trump is doubling down on his threats to Iran, while Congress attempts to limit his military power. Mr. Mustache is MIA no longer: John Bolton announces he’s willing to testify in the Senate impeachment trial. Plus, the verdict is in — Julián Castro and Judge Judy released endorsements today.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) says she's "tired of trickle-down economics" in response to a question regarding free education while in New Hampshire
Impeachment Witness Battle \ Dems' Fundraising Fight \ Saudi Scapegoats \ Saudi Arabia's New FriendsThe Daily Recount
The impeachment of Donald Trump started with a phone call. Now, as Senate gears up for a trial, Dems are hoping it ends with an email (and the man who sent it). President Obama lends a hand to Elizabeth Warren as the Dem candidates continue to pile on Pete Buttigieg. And a Saudi court has sentenced five people (read: scapegoats) to death in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Picture this: a contested 2020 Democratic National Convention. It could be in the cards if you consider the patterns of Michael Bloomberg's record-setting campaign spending. Understand the all-out ad-blitz strategy put into practice by the two billionaire Democratic candidates in this week's Recap 2020.
Fewer candidates, more fireworks. What started out as a substantive conversation on climate change devolved into a handful of personal jabs. Forget watching over two and a half hours of noise, we've got you covered in five minutes.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) says helping billionaires "doesn't help grow the economy" in a speech at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College
Judiciary Impeachment Hearing \ DOJ Watchdog Issues Report \ Warren Vs. Buttigieg Heats Up \ Impeachment FashionThe Daily Recount
What's that old saying... save the loudest for last? A quick rundown of today's House impeachment hearing: Chairman Jerry Nadler banged the gavel at 9:09 a.m. ET, got objected at 9:10, and got protested by InfoWars at 9:11. Good times. Trump's already found a way to spin that new DOJ Inspector General report, and two Dem frontrunners are in a war of words. Plus, the season's hottest new handbag is here.
If you haven't seen Trump's tweets today, he wants you to know unemployment is down. Really far down. The 2020 Dems started swinging this week, at each other and at voters. And, we found out The White House will not participate in Monday's impeachment hearing. Plus, in other non-shocking news, Rudy was in Ukraine (again) this week. Actually. We're not joking.
With Kamala Harris's exit, an awkward reality dawned on Democratic leaders: The cast of the December debate is shaping up to be all-white. That reality, in turn, sparked a wider unease with how the party has handled the debates… John Heilemann is analyzing this and more in Recap 2020.
Turns out Trump may not have been truthful about the timeline of this whole Ukraine scandal. Can you imagine that? Plus, we're breaking down those new Dem polls and what you should expect when the House Judiciary Committee takes over the impeachment probe next week.
We learned a lot today: Presidents are not kings (in case someone forgot), the House Judiciary Committee will begin its impeachment investigation, and federal prosecutors are narrowing in on Rudy Giuliani from all sides. Plus, to forgive or not to forgive? When it comes to student loan debt, that is the question.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discusses affordable housing and tenants' rights bills at the Black Community Summit in Las Vegas