Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has been serving in the House for years, but it wasn’t until this year, as she eyes the White House, that she signed onto a resolution that envisions reparations to black Americans for the legacy of slavery.
Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke watched for years as fencing divided his home city of El Paso from Mexico, but it wasn’t until he was taking on President Trump — and as illegal immigration soared in El Paso — that he suggested it might be time to tear it down.
Businessman Andrew Yang, meanwhile, carved out a niche all his own this week, embracing a push to end male circumcision.
“I’m highly aligned with the intactivists,” Mr. Yang told The Daily Beast, having some fun with world play. “History will prove them even more correct.”
Emboldened by the 2018 midterm elections, the liberal wing of the Democratic Party is demanding its 2020 presidential candidates embrace their most aggressive ideas for social change — and many of the candidates have complied.