2020 Spotlight: Andrew Yang

An entrepreneur with little political experience, Andrew Yang was called "a longer-than-long-shot" candidate by the New York Times when he first announced his presidential campaign. Despite this—or perhaps because of it—Yang has outlasted many of his better-established Democratic rivals in the 2020 race. He's won over supporters (the "Yang Gang") while placing great emphasis on his signature proposal: a "freedom dividend," or universal basic income. The entrepreneur's campaign lags behind the leading Democratic candidates in the polls as well as financially, however, and Yang failed to qualify for the most recent democratic debate in January. Get to know the candidate, his stance on the issues, his supporters and critics, and more.

    2020 Spotlight: Andrew Yang

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