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George Mcgovern

  1. vision 2020
    A Short History of the Veep RevealThere may be less drama this year, but Biden’s announcement will be the biggest news before his own acceptance speech.
  2. vision 2020
    Why Bernie Is Not George McGovern and 2020 Isn’t 1972Sanders has a vastly better opportunity to win a general election than McGovern did, but it may require uniting the Democratic Party first.
  3. vision 2020
    McGovern Didn’t Lose in 1972 by Going Too Far Left. Neither Will 2020 Democrats.The popular narrative of McGovern’s 1972 run is riddled with misconceptions. The risks Democrats run in 2020 have nothing to do with “McGovernism.”
  4. vision 2020
    Is the DNC ‘Winnowing’ Potentially Strong 2020 Presidential Candidates?The party can’t make everyone happy, but yes, there have been some late bloomers who did well despite poor early polls.
  5. vision 2020
    4 Reasons Democrats Will Have a Front-runner Soon — and 3 They Won’tMore than likely someone will eventually stroll to the nomination in 2020. But maybe not so fast and maybe not at all.
  6. vision 2020
    George McGovern Proposed a Universal Basic Income. It Didn’t Go Well for Him.Long-shot presidential candidate Andrew Yang is proposing to mail every American a monthly $1,000 check. George McGovern tried that in the ‘70s.
  7. 2020 presidential election
    Looks Like the 2020 Democratic Presidential Field Could Be the Largest EverIn the past, very large presidential fields have produced unusual results, and more often than not, defeat.
  8. politics
    Democrats Finally Splitting With Republicans on Terrorism-Focused Foreign PolicyDemocrats are abandoning the war in Yemen that Obama supported. The 2020 presidential race could spur a real Democratic foreign policy debate.
  9. 3 Presidential Nominees Who Gambled Like Trump and WonJFK confronted religious fears; Carter changed the map; Reagan softened an extremist image and made the election about his opponent.
  10. gallery
    Donald Trump, the Muse: How 6 Artists Are Capturing the GOP CandidateThe GOP candidate has inspired a lot of art. 
  11. obits
    Former Senator and Onetime Presidential Contender George McGovern Dies at 90The liberal standard-bearer lost the 1972 election to Richard Nixon in a historic landslide.