Nancy LeTourneau on evaluating the Democratic presidential candidates. Progressive ideas matter to voters — so why do Democrats fixate on the identity of the messenger? Mainstream media is blowing its coverage of Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test. Elizabeth Warren and her party of ideas: She’s what a serious policy intellectual looks like in 2019. On law professors as presidents: The law school mindset produces policy-makers but not organizers. Bernie Sanders’ Our Revolution will start a campaign to draft him into the presidential race. Washington governor Jay Inslee is betting he can win the presidency on climate change. Biden in 2020? Allies say he sees himself as Democrats’ best hope.

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