Almost two dozen Democratic candidates are vying for the party’s nomination to be the one to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 race for the White House, setting the stage for the most crowded and fiercely competitive Democratic primaries in decades.
Insurgent progressives, established moderates and everyone in between will be presenting their visions for America’s post-Trump future. Here’s where they stand on some of the most pressing issues of the era
Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently proposed a radical package of reforms known as the Green New Deal, which aims to avert the crises caused by the climate emergency and income and racial inequality. Several Democratic 2020 candidates have signed onto this plan, but others support more moderate action.
Americans endure the highest healthcare costs in the world, with some of the worst outcomes, leading to near-universal calls for reform. Some Democratic candidates propose expanding the Affordable Care Act (better known as “Obamacare”), while others argue the US should institute a European-style single-payer system for every American.