'Game of Thrones' ends & a billionaire's graduation gift: The Morning Rundown
"You great Morehouse men are bound only by the limits of your own conviction and creativity," Robert F. Smith said during his commencement speech.
Graduates react after hearing billionaire technology investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith say he would wipe out the student debt of Morehouse College's entire 2019 graduating class.Steve Schaefer / AP
Breaking News Emails
Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.
In many ways, it's a defining issue of the 2020 cycle so far, one that brings together multiple trends that are transforming the party: the rising clout of nonwhite voters, a rush to embrace more ambitious policy, and heightened concerns about both racism and inequality under President Donald Trump.
But can any of them work?
The focus on these issues comes as President Donald Trump faces crises around the world. But Democratic candidates aren't talking about foreign policy. Why not?