Jul 29, 2019

Podcast: 2020 candidate Seth Moulton on how to stop Alexa from snooping

Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), a 2020 presidential candidate, plans to introduce a bill that would limit the types of data that smart device makers like Amazon and Google can collect. He and Dan dig in on today's Pro Rata Podcast:

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Seth Moulton on the issues, in under 500 words

Rep. Seth Moulton at a rally in Boston in March 2017. Photo: Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Editor's note: Moulton dropped out of contention for the Democratic presidential nomination on Aug. 23, 2019. Below is our original article on his candidacy.

Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), a former Marine and Iraq War veteran, wants to stand out in the crowded 2020 race with his focus on national security, foreign policy and defense. However, he lacks name recognition nationally — a huge detriment in a massive Democratic field.

Go deeperArrowUpdated Aug 23, 2019

Seth Moulton ends his 2020 presidential campaign

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) announced Friday that he is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race during an address at the DNC's summer meeting in San Francisco.

The big picture: Moulton launched an unlikely campaign focused on his centrist policies and military experience. His exit further winnows a crowded Democratic field — made smaller in the past week by the withdrawals of John Hickenlooper and Jay Inslee — and he told the New York Times that he sees "a three-way race" between Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders "about how far left the party should go."

Go deeperArrowAug 23, 2019

What you need to know about the 2020 presidential candidates, in under 500 words

Read up on the candidates who have announced their runs for president to learn about their backgrounds and criticisms and see where they stand on key issues.

Go deeperArrowUpdated Jan 13, 2020 - Politics & Policy