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Democratic Debate 2020: Live Updates

Eric Gay/AP Photo Signage is erected for the Democratic presidential debate on the campus of Texas Southern University. T onight, 10 Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in Houston. Below we have assembled a Twitter list of our staff, who will be commenting live as the debate happens. Get insights from our team: A Twitter List by theprospect

Watch Live: ‘The Stakes’ with Robert Kuttner

The Economic Policy Institute is pleased to welcome Robert Kuttner, co-editor of The American Prospect and one of EPI’s founders, to present his new book The Stakes: 2020 and the Survival of American Democracy . In the book, Kuttner makes the case that Democrats should not only fight to beat Donald Trump but also run on a progressive pocketbook agenda in the 2020 presidential campaign—because that’s the only way to bridge divisions of race and identity, and reclaim the economic narrative from Republicans and Wall Street Democrats bent on deregulating the economy, rigging rules for the wealthy, and decimating already weak protections for workers and consumers. “A progressive appeal and a progressive candidate are needed, both to beat Trump and to reclaim America,” argues Kuttner. “More corporate centrism won’t accomplish either.” EPI President Thea Lee will introduce Kuttner and moderate the discussion that follows, which will include...

Democratic Debates 2020: Live Updates

T he second debates of the 2020 campaign begin tonight in Detroit, and you can follow the thoughts and musings of the Prospect ’s writers in real time. Below we have assembled a Twitter list of our staff, who will be commenting live as the debate happens. Get insights from our team: A Twitter List by theprospect...

Democratic Debates 2020: Live Updates

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T he first debates of the 2020 campaign begin tonight in Miami, and you can follow the thoughts and musings of the Prospect ’s writers in real time. Below we have assembled a Twitter list of our staff, who will be commenting live as the debate happens. Get insights from our team: A Twitter List by theprospect...

California Democratic Party Convention: Live Updates

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Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates will be speaking in San Francisco this weekend before 5,000 delegates and activists at the California Democratic Party convention, the largest state political party in America. The convention has a history as a turning point in the Democratic race, from Howard Dean's 2003 “Democratic wing of the Democratic Party” speech, to a surrogate face-off in 2008 between President Bill Clinton and a young DA (speaking for Barack Obama) by the name of Kamala Harris. Prospect executive editor David Dayen is on the ground in San Francisco, and he will be providing live updates of the convention and associated candidate activities in the Bay Area throughout the weekend, at our Twitter feed. You can follow along @theprospect , or check out the Twitter embed below. Tweets by theprospect...

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