The midterm elections are over — and the potential 2020 field is already looking crowded

The 2020 election is already beginning — and the Democratic field has plenty of potential candidates.

Bernie Sanders on Amazon’s minimum wage: “It’s a huge victory for hundreds of thousands of workers”

Along with other progressive organizers, Sen. Bernie Sanders called out Amazon directly over the summer for its low pay and poor working conditions.

Today in Trump’s America: Paul Manafort reportedly in talks for plea deal

Trump has specifically praised Manafort for not “flipping” — which the president described in a Fox News interview in August as an unfair practice that “almost ought to be illegal.”

How Andrew Gillum pulled off an upset in Florida’s gubernatorial race

The progressive candidate pulled off a win by unifying and mobilizing voters — and his progressive platform will now face off against the Trump agenda.

“Bernie doesn’t know shit about politics”: Progressive candidates tank in Tuesday races

Democratic strategists say Sanders-backed candidates aren’t losing because of their politics, but because Sanders is endorsing men in a year when women candidates are dominating.

Today in Trump’s America: All eyes on Midwest in close primary races

It’s primary day in some key states for the 2018 midterm elections, with voters in Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state heading to the polls to select their nominees.


Mic Daily: Why Bernie Sanders’ campaign strategist is caught in the Manafort trial and more

Mic Daily brings you a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

Why Bernie Sanders’ top campaign strategist is caught up in the Paul Manafort trial

Tad Devine, a senior strategist on Sanders’ presidential campaign, will be called as a witness for the trial — which is expected to run at least three weeks.

Bernie Sanders emerges as Washington’s leading voice against Gaza violence

The senator is taking an increasingly bold stance against the Israeli government's treatment of Palestinians.

A new 2020 primary poll has some really bad news for Bernie Sanders

Warren leads the pack with 26%, followed by Biden with 20% and Sanders in a distant third with just 13%.

Sen. Bernie Sanders wants harsh penalties for drug executives who mislead public on opioids

For Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the question is simple: What did pharmaceutical executives know, and when did they know it?


Bernie Sanders and Rand Paul share what they think it will take to re-open the government

Senators on both sides of the aisle emphasized the need for negotiation Sunday — while the president suggested a different approach.

One year into the Trump era, the American left is still growing

One year since Trump’s inauguration, the American left is more organized than ever before.

Sen. Bernie Sanders: “We need a revolution in the way we treat women.”

The senator called for a "revolution" when it comes to sexual harassment that goes beyond the country's most powerful men.

Report: Trump says Bernie Sanders would run in 2020, even if he’s “in a wheelchair”

Trump made "a scrunched-up body of a man in a wheelchair" while discussing Sanders' potential 2020 bid, according to the New York Times.

In Puerto Rico, Bernie Sanders wants to put his progressive vision for America to the test

“This is as close as you can get to a ‘Marshall Plan’ for Puerto Rico."

A year after Trump’s election, socialism is no longer a dirty word

Members of the Democratic Socialists of America won races all over the country on Tuesday, and they say it's just the beginning.

The 2016 election ended a year ago, but no one, especially Trump, seems to have noticed

The 2016 presidential election is the election that never ends.

How a 2014 Supreme Court ruling helped the Clinton camp move money from state parties

Former DNC chair Donna Brazile has accused the Clinton campaign of exerting influence over the party through fundraising agreements, but the Roberts court may share some of the blame.

3 key takeaways from Donna Brazile’s no-punches-pulled interview on ABC’s ‘This Week’

Brazile denied the Democratic primary was rigged and told her critics to "go to hell" in an interview with George Stephanopoulos.

Bernie Sanders: I won’t vote to keep government open without DACA fix

Sanders is now the third senator to say explicitly they would not support a year-end bill to fund the government without protections for DACA recipients.

Trump goes after Hillary Clinton, Democrats and ISIS in morning Twitter rant

Trump is back on Twitter after a brief respite and he's making up for lost time.

“We’re not afraid to take risks”: Obama veterans promise aggressive, if risky, state strategy

“There’s a slate of races that could be winnable, but we’ll never win them the way we’re set up today."

Poll: A majority of Democrats want the party to move left and oppose its leadership

The poll also finds that Sen. Bernie Sanders maintains his position as the country's most popular major politician.

Across the country, progressives are winning. Is that a sign for 2018?

"We're hopeful this is a sign of what's to come in November."

Support for single-payer health care surges as Republicans try and repeal Obamacare

Republicans are trying to build support for an Obamacare repeal by raising the specter of single-payer. A new poll says that talking point may not work.

How firm is the newfound love Democratic senators have for single payer?

"There may be other bills worth supporting," said one senator who on Wednesday backed Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" proposal.

Bernie Sanders’ single-payer bill is one of the most ambitious programs in modern American history

It's even more ambitious than most other countries' single-payer systems.

Can Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare-for-all” plan withstand the coming scrutiny?

Republicans will paint the idea as unaffordable. Will voters listen?

Mic Wakeup: Health care, Mexico rescinds offer for Harvey aid and Pope Francis talks DACA

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