Latest from Robert Samuels
“The time has come,” said one mayor participating in a universal basic income experiment.
  • Mar 20, 2020
Zach McDowell once relished the Twitter battle over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), but now he worries his behavior is hurting the candidate.
  • Mar 7, 2020
Though the party is consumed by the state’s closely watched Democratic caucuses, some activists are focused on deploying aggressive new tactics against Republicans.
  • Jan 31, 2020
Duluth’s experiences illustrate the uphill battle politicians and others face, even when there is urgency to expand affordable options.
  • Dec 24, 2019
From his college days at Harvard to the presidential campaign, the South Bend, Ind., mayor has struggled to connect with African American communities.
  • Dec 16, 2019
Pete Buttigieg says his experience as a gay man helps him understand the importance of the African American struggle. Some blacks call that a problematic comparison.
  • Nov 27, 2019
The candidate, who has found support online, has made billboards and yard banners central to her campaign in the first-in-the-nation caucus state.
  • Oct 28, 2019
This city's south side was devastated when a highway section went up. Now that there's talk of taking it down, residents think they should be protected -- and compensated.
  • Oct 20, 2019
The former VP’s campaign got frustrated when a skepticism about an old story went viral.
  • Sep 16, 2019
The idea of a “universal basic income” is gaining traction among Silicon Valley titans and Democratic presidential hopefuls, despite a national trend toward more restrictions on public benefits.
  • Aug 31, 2019