2020 Presidential Series

Late Boomers Lend Biden Latent Boost

Update 418 — Super Suburban Tuesday:Late Boomers Lend Biden Latent Boost Last night, over 11 million voters in 14 states selected their choice to face President Trump in the November election. Vice President Biden took ten states including Texas. Sen. Sanders won the other four primaries including California. Delegate numbers are still being determined, but …

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Something Completely Different — Bloomberg on Stage

Update 415: Something Completely Different:Bloomberg on Stage, Foil or Proxy for Trump? On the eve of the Nevada caucuses, the Democratic presidential process remains fluid, and it may be more so come Sunday, with Iowa and New Hampshire having less predictive value than usual for several reasons.  One of those reasons is the entry in …

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2020 Presidential Candidate Series — Mayor Bloomberg

Update 412 — 2020 Pres. Candidate Series;Fmr. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Michael Bloomberg is making what could be a billion dollar bet — on himself or, in the alternative, against Donald Trump.   Should Mayor Bloomberg’s own bid for the Democratic presidential nomination not prevail, Democrats could reap a munificent consolation prize. Bloomberg has …

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2020 Presidential Candidate Series — Tom Steyer

Update 388 — 2020 Presidential Candidate Series;The Economic Agenda of Tom Steyer For our final presidential candidate update series, we look at the economic policy of billionaire and philanthropist Tom Steyer. He has emerged as far and away the most outspoken climate change advocate among remaining Democratic candidates. His campaign focuses on anti-corruption and reducing …

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2020 Presidential Candidate Series — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

Update 387 — 2020 Presidential Cand. Series:The Economic Agenda of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii has made an impression on the 2020 presidential debate stage and the campaign trail thus far as passionate and combative.  Her take-down of Sen. Harris in their second debate served notice that Gabbard fights tough but fair. …

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2020 Presidential Candidate Series — Beto O’Rourke

Update 385 — 2020 Presidential Cand. Series:The Economic Agenda of Rep. Beto O’Rourke Robert “Beto” O’Rourke represented Texas’s 16th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2013 to 2019.  In 2018, he came within three percentage points of beating Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in one of last cycle’s most-watched races. In March, Beto, …

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2020 Presidential Candidate Series — Andrew Yang

Update 383 — 2020 Presidential Cand. Series: The Economic Policy Agenda of Andrew Yang Businessman Andrew Yang has made a splash and has become identified as a Democratic presidential candidate as the “Universal Basic Income,” or UBI, champion.  It hasn’t propelled him in the polls, but that may be beside the point.  In case you’d …

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2020 Presidential Candidate Series — Vice President Joe Biden

Update 379: 2020 Presidential Candidate Series; The Economic Agenda of Vice President Joe Biden  Former Vice President Joe Biden announced his candidacy on April 25 after months of speculation on whether or not he would enter the 2020 race. In the month since his entry in the Democratic primary, Biden has topped the polls, averaging about …

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2020 Presidential Candidate Series — Sen. Klobuchar

Update 376: 2020 Presidential Cand. Series:Economic Agenda of Senator Amy Klobuchar Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota is a three-term U.S. Senator with an extensive legislative portfolio, setting her apart from the many 2020 candidates scant on policy.  Her overriding economic theme, “Heartland Economics,” features a trillion dollar infrastructure plan that goes beyond just the Midwest. It is …

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2020 Presidential Candidate Series — Julián Castro

Update 373: 2020 Presidential Cand. Series:The Economic Agenda of Julián Castro Julián Castro is one of the younger presidential candidates running for the 2020 Democratic nomination.  A former cabinet official under President Obama and mayor of San Antonio, Castro’s experience belies his 44 years.  He is considered a rising star in some Democratic Party circles and …

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