Read up on Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley, Jim Webb, and Lincoln Chafee before they take to the stage tonight.
  1. Amy Davidson, “The Hillary Debates”
    Has she learned from the mistakes she made in 2008?
  2. Margaret Talbot, “Bernie Sanders, The Populist Prophet”
    The gruff Vermont senator has spent decades attacking inequality. Now the country is listening.
  3. John Cassidy, “A Real Democratic Challenger for Hillary Clinton?”
    John Cassidy considered Martin O’Malley’s chances shortly before he announced his candidacy.
  4. Peter Boyer, “The Appalachian Problem”
    A 2008 story on Jim Webb’s Scots-Irish influences and his Appalachian Clout.
  5. Hendrik Hertzberg, “Thump”
    Lincoln Chafee was a registered Republican until 2007. How the former Rhode Island governor went from center-right to center-left.