Election 2020

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Today on TAP: Can a Senate trial stop the Trump judges from being confirmed? Read more


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By taking super PAC support, Joe Biden and other 2020 candidates are ceding legitimacy on fighting money in politics. Read more


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The business news website treats corporate propaganda like some brilliant new insight, as long as it comes from a Wall Street Democrat. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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An innovative voter turnout program that helped a 20-year-old’s city council election in Ames, Iowa, could point a way forward. Read more


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Changing the trajectory of the country is apparently off the table. Read more


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Today on TAP: The presidential candidate’s entry calls off one of the nation’s largest news outlets from investigative coverage Read more


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Neither will win the nomination, but by accumulating delegates one of them may determine who does. Read more


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Robert Emmons Jr. is challenging 27-year incumbent Bobby Rush in the Democratic primary. Read more


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Today on TAP: New entrants complicate the Democratic field Read more


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He’s shown that he doesn’t understand the daily realities of being black in America. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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His interventions in the presidential race are music to the ears of the wealthy and powerful. Read more


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Executives from the consulting firm’s energy, banking, and health care practices have maxed out to Mayor Pete’s presidential campaign. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Democratic presidential candidates finally tackled family leave in the November debate, but a major study shows that states can take steps now to address caregiving needs. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Buttigieg summons shades of Michael Dukakis. No offense to Dukakis, but that’s not good. Read more


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Today on TAP: Wall Street Democrats fear a Warren nomination Read more



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Democrats are failing to connect Trump to their larger critique of the status quo political economy. Read more



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The primary challenger to Chris Coons wants to put the public interest ahead of the establishment status quo in the corporate-friendly state. Read more



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The presidential candidate’s Medicare for All transition plan is a muddle. But it reveals her theory of progress. Read more

Health and Social Policy


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The industry-led Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, which has assailed Democratic presidential candidates’ reform plans, is drawing on Democratic firms for assistance. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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She got caught in a policy duel with herself, and was late to understanding how important health care is to the Democratic base. Read more

Health and Social Policy