Juana Summers

NPR Ed

Juana Summers appears in the following:

Democrats Pressured To Make Iowa Caucuses More Accessible

Thursday, January 30, 2020

With days to go until Monday's Iowa caucuses, we examine how the caucusing process can pose problems and barriers for certain groups of voters who might want to participate.

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Democratic Presidential Contenders Court Voters Of Color

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Eight Democratic candidates addressed the 2020 Brown and Black Forum in Des Moines — facing scrutiny from black and Hispanic voters in the first-in-the-nation caucus state.

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In Latest Iowa Poll, Sanders Leads Democratic Presidential Contenders

Monday, January 13, 2020

Bernie Sanders has received an endorsement by the influential Sunrise Movement. It's the latest example of a progressive group opting to align with Sanders, rather than Elizabeth Warren.

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Andrew Yang Puts Autism In The Spotlight, But Policy Questions Linger

Friday, January 03, 2020

Yang has a son on the autism spectrum and has been talking openly about the disability. But critics say his proposals lack policy heft and specificity.

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How Andrew Yang's Personal Experience With Autism Is Shaping His Policy Proposals

Thursday, January 02, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has been discussing autism, a condition his son deals with that he wants to destigmatize. Reactions are mixed due to his lack of policy on the issue.

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News Brief: Trump Impeached, Democrats Debate, Boris Johnson's Agenda

Thursday, December 19, 2019

House lawmakers voted to impeach President Trump in only the third such rebuke in American history. Also, Democratic presidential candidates debate and an update on Boris Johnson's agenda.

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How Demographics In Iowa, The First-In-The-Nation Caucus State, Are Changing

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Iowa is overwhelmingly white, but demographics in the first-in-the-nation caucus state are changing, and Democratic presidential candidates are stepping up their efforts to engage non-white voters.

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As Iowa Grows More Diverse, Democratic Candidates Are Taking Notice

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Iowa is more than 90% white. But the state's demographics are slowly changing, and the 2020 campaigns have expanded their efforts to court Latino, Asian and black voters there.

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Democratic Presidential Candidates Threaten To Boycott Debate Over Labor Dispute

Friday, December 13, 2019

All the Democratic candidates who have qualified for next week's debate in Los Angeles are threatening to boycott over a labor dispute at the university hosting the event.

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All 7 Democratic Candidates Scheduled To Debate Threaten To Skip Over Labor Dispute

Friday, December 13, 2019

Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and others say they won't attend next week's debate at Loyola Marymount University unless a subcontractor negotiates with striking culinary workers.

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Facing Scrutiny, Pete Buttigieg Releases List Of McKinsey Clients

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The list of clients Buttigieg released includes Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Loblaws, Best Buy, the National Resources Defense Council, the EPA, the Department of Energy, the Pentagon and more.

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What Harris' Exit Means For Democrats

Saturday, December 07, 2019

The 2020 Democratic field was once hailed as the most diverse ever. But now, the four front-runners are all white and three are men.

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Democrats Campaign In Waterloo, Iowa

Friday, December 06, 2019

This week the Democratic Party has been facing a reckoning over race and representation. Much of that debate is playing out Waterloo, Iowa, the largely white state that holds the first caucuses to chose the next president.

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Obama May Not Be Up For Election, But His Legacy Is

Monday, November 25, 2019

As Democrats look ahead to 2020, there's a fierce debate within the party over the former president's legacy and whether any candidate can reconstruct the multiracial coalition that he built in 2008.

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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Is Running For President

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Bloomberg announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination, saying Trump "represents an existential threat to our country and our values." The businessman is a late entrant to a crowded field.

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Michael Bloomberg Takes New Step Toward Possible 2020 Presidential Run

Thursday, November 21, 2019

The former New York mayor filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday as he continues to weigh a late entrance into the Democratic presidential primary.

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Can Any Democratic Candidate Match Obama's Multiracial Coalition?

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Ten Democrats take the stage in Atlanta for Tuesday night's presidential debate. Even though former President Obama is extremely popular among Democratic voters, his legacy sparks mixed views.

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Buttigieg Is On The Rise, But Has Work To Do Winning Over Young Voters

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

If Pete Buttigieg won the presidency, he would be the youngest person to hold the office. But so far, his campaign appeals slightly more to older voters than younger ones.

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Mayor Pete Buttigieg's Case For Attracting Young Voters

Monday, November 11, 2019

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is pitching himself as a transformational candidate. He is trying to make his case to youth voters, but a majority of yound people don't back him.

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Obama Says Democrats Don't Always Need To Be 'Politically Woke'

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Obama said he worries that some Democrats are too worried about ideological "purity" and that social media callouts are not activism.

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