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.
Elizabeth Warren pulls ahead in polls, but as she learned this week, her frontrunner status bears a lot of baggage — something she has carried with ease thus far
The Democratic field exited summer campaign season, marked by the announcement of third quarter fundraising totals — a key measure of strength heading into the Fall
Dems duked it out over health care but ultimately stayed united
The Democratic frontrunner's lead is all about the perception that he's the best bet against Trump, but is he suffering from an enthusiasm deficit?
John Heilemann's One Big Thing from the campaign trail this week: the rhetorical escalation tying Trump directly to white nationalist violence in the wake of El Paso and Dayton.