Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke campaigned during his 2012 congressional race on a platform that called for "significant" spending cuts and tax increases to balance the federal budget, along with possibly changing Social Security to address the United States' "extravagant government" and "out of control" debt.
An 8-point jump in support for California Sen. Kamala Harris stands out in a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS that shows a field of four in double digits in the race for the Democratic nomination for president.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar's nascent presidential campaign has been dogged by allegations that the Minnesota Democrat mistreated her Senate staff. In an interview with CNN's Poppy Harlow on Thursday, the senator admitted she "can always do better" with her staff, but said her toughness would be an asset on the world stage.
Former US Rep. Beto O'Rourke is ready to "push the button" to launch his presidential campaign, with the announcement expected to first come on social media, a source familiar with his plans told CNN.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has decided against running for president in 2020, he announced on Tuesday.
2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said he's not interested in any advice from 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, citing "fundamental differences" with his former rival.
House progressive Democratic leaders are set to unveil their own sweeping version of Medicare for all Wednesday, looking to put their stamp on a key legislative priority that's pushing the party to the left both in Congress and the 2020 presidential primary.
Former Vice President Joe Biden revealed on Tuesday that his family is on board with a 2020 run and he's "very close" to making a decision in his most direct comments to date about his thinking on jumping into the campaign.
If former Vice President Joe Biden enters the 2020 race, his more than four-decades-long career in Washington will face fresh scrutiny, including his work on criminal justice and financial reform issues.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren was just getting started, when Eric, an apprentice electrician who works in the solar power industry, asked her how the country could move past an "antiquated system of energy."
Democrats running for President in 2020 have unveiled a buffet of increasingly ambitious proposals to strengthen the social safety net.
Maryland's Republican governor, who's viewed as a potential primary challenger to President Donald Trump in 2020, said the President's poll numbers show he's "pretty weak in the general election."
Sixteen-year-olds can drive and pay taxes. Soon, they may also be able to vote in Oregon.
The Democratic National Committee plans to meet with 2020 campaigns next week to hand out an "affirmation form" for candidates to sign and certify they will run and serve as members of the Democratic Party, a DNC official said Tuesday.
Sen. Bernie Sanders has hired Faiz Shakir, a respected progressive operative who had been serving as the national political director for the American Civil Liberties Union, to manage his presidential campaign, an aide told CNN on Tuesday.
Beto O'Rourke acknowledged Tuesday he is considering runs for president and the Senate in 2020 and said he plans to decide on "what it is we do next" by the end of February.
As the nation once again grappled with the tragedy and shock of another workplace shooting rampage, the 2020 Democratic candidates decried the failure of Congress to move gun control legislation — calling for immediate action to keep Americans safe.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld said he's launching a presidential exploratory committee to run in 2020 as a Republican.
A look at the policy positions of the 2020 Democratic field suggests this group of candidates and potential contenders is further left than those running in previous cycles.
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday made an unannounced appearance at a lunch on the sidelines of a major Native American conference in Washington. Her remarks came amid continued scrutiny of the Massachusetts senator's past claims to Native ancestry.
Rep. Joe Kennedy III will endorse fellow Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president on Saturday, when she is expected to officially launch her 2020 campaign.
When Joe Biden addressed the national dinner for the Human Rights Campaign on Saturday night, he found himself at a familiar juncture.
As the nation mourns the death of John McCain, Arizona's Republican governor must soon decide who will replace him in the Senate.