If the Dems want to win the White House in 2020, they need to nominate Mitch Landrieu. This is why | Opinion

BY: - January 5, 2020

Defeating Trump — on the assumption that he survives his Senate trial on impeachment charges — remains the only thing that matters.


The one lesson from Democratic politics in 2019? No one knows what will happen in 2020 | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - December 24, 2019

It was the year of the unexpected in Democratic Party politics. At the beginning of 2019, Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by a former speaker whom pundits believed was out of touch, too liberal for some, and not liberal enough for others. By year’s end, after guiding her caucus to […]


How the 2020 Dems are promising to ramp up funding for public schools | Analysis

BY: - December 20, 2019

This focus on funding would mark a departure from previous administrations, which emphasized policies intended to increase accountability.

Steyer-funded group launches $4.5M campaign to turn Pa. blue in 2020

BY: - December 17, 2019

The effort in Pennsylvania is part of a broader, $45 million, nationwide effort aimed at registering about 270,000 young voters in 11 battleground states. 

In Pittsburgh, 2020 Dems put the focus on public education

BY: - December 14, 2019

The day-long forum, in downtown Pittsburgh, was the first major event of the primary season focused exclusively on public education.

Warren brings her 2020 campaign to Pennsylvania

BY: - December 13, 2019

Five months ahead of the April 28 primary, Democratic 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren is focusing her campaign efforts on Pennsylvania.

Trump trails Biden, leads Warren in new polls of Pa., key 2020 battleground states

BY: - November 4, 2019

The results are a reminder that Trump's standing in key batteground states is very different than what national polls suggest

Dealt setbacks on the trail, Biden’s fundraising slows in Pa.

BY: - October 24, 2019

Biden raised more than $900,000 from Pennsylvania from April through June — about twice his receipts from July through September.

Elizabeth Warren is a ‘hypocrite’ on campaign cash, ex-Pa. Gov. Ed Rendell charges in Washington Post op-ed

BY: - September 12, 2019

The former Pennsylvania governor's attack on his fellow Democrat briefly made him a trending topic on Twitter ahead of Thursday's Democratic debate.


Why the Dems’ path to the White House will run through Erie in 2020 | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - August 28, 2019

To retake the White House, Democrats must create a diverse working-class coalition that appeals to people from all backgrounds

That Scranton thing: Biden holds commanding Pa. fundraising lead

BY: - August 12, 2019

Recently filed Federal Election Commission reports paint a vivid picture of the campaign cash flowing out of Pennsylvanians' pockets and into the warchests of the 2020 primary field.

Biden and Warren lead Pa. Democratic primary voters in new Franklin & Marshall poll

BY: - August 8, 2019

The former VP has consistently led polls of Pennsylvania's Democratic voters.