When a planned protest calling for Trump to leave fell on the morning Joe Biden became president-elect, a celebration broke out.
Grassroots groups expanded the electorate, despite ineffective outreach from the Democratic Party and active suppression by Republicans.
Polls show Joe Biden ahead by as many as nine points in Michigan, a state Trump won in 2016 by just 10,704 votes.
Trump and Biden exchanged words over climate change on Tuesday night. How many of them were accurate?
Pandemic and mass protests are shaking up this bellwether county, which is home to one of the nation’s poorest ZIP codes.
Bernie Sanders was environmentalists’ first choice for president; Elizabeth Warren their second. But Biden is now their only hope.
The economist says Republicans must stop pushing for a corporate slush fund in order to pass the emergency stimulus bill.
The Queen City is enjoying a commercial rebirth but staggering disparities separate black workers and businesses from their white counterparts.
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Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden have big climate goals. Here’s how they can reach them.
L.A. Trade-Tech’s student body resembles the blue-collar bloc that helped elect Obama.
The Silver State’s new workforce is younger and more likely to skew Democratic, but its members’ political affiliations remain opaque.
Early Democratic primary state voters seem in favor of more government regulation of Wall Street. But are all presidential candidates listening?
The Democratic frontrunner’s mixed economic record leaves him vulnerable to progressive opponents.
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Delaware Sen. Tom Carper, who is battling a progressive challenger in his party’s primary, has found an unexpected supporter — former Vice President Joe Biden, whose Affordable Care Act public-option proposal Carper helped defeat back in 2009.
In 2009, as the U.S. economy teetered on the brink of catastrophe, a newly elected Barack Obama leaned heavily on the counsel of a small circle of experts. Perhaps the most unlikely member of Obama’s inner sanctum, which included Larry Summers, Timothy Geithner, Christina Romer and Peter Orszag, was Jared Bernstein, a meditation devotee and professionally trained musician with a PhD in social welfare.
Chosen by Joe Biden to be the Vice President’s top economic advisor, Bernstein had distinguished himself as a passionate critic of inequality during his long tenure at the Economic Policy Institute, one of the country’s leading think tanks. His views on economic issues were well to the left of Obama’s and the rest of the President’s team, ensuring that progressive ideas would get a hearing inside the White House as the administration wrestled with the worst downturn since the Great Depression.
While Obama and his advisors succeeded in reversing the Great Recession’s massive job losses and saving the bacon of the financial industry,