Primary season doesn’t begin for another 4 months, and the general election is still more than a year out. Undoubtedly, no lead is safe, but the Democratic ticket has seen far fewer of the swings that have characterized the GOP’s curious circus. Despite her recent troubles, Hillary Clinton is still the most sure bet to win the Democratic nod—though her chances in the general election are anything but.
Issues like immigration and Planned Parenthood are polarizing, with little middle ground. Energy policies however, allow for a greater deal of personalization as the candidates try to appeal to both their base and, more importantly, undecided moderates.