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Spin Control: Inslee has plenty to win or lose from upcoming debates

Gov. Jay Inslee may be among the candidates with the most to win, or lose, from the upcoming Democratic presidential debates.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee part of Democratic presidential debate on first night

Gov. Jay Inslee will share the stage with U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Tim Ryan, former U.S. Reps. Beto O’Rourke and …

UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019, 9:32 p.m.

Democratic presidential candidates pledge to bolster unions

Democratic presidential candidates are pledging to strengthen workers’ rights to strike and organize and to work for a $15 federal minimum wage

Senators on Trump Space Force plan: Not so fast

The Trump administration’s proposal for creating a Space Force as a new military service drew bipartisan skepticism in the Senate on Thursday, with several lawmakers questioning the need for expanding …

Paul Waldman: Elizabeth Warren calls for eliminating filibuster, and some good could come of that

While people in both parties think it’s in their self-interest to retain the filibuster, each party’s self-interest is profoundly different.

Dana Milbank: The Democratic apology tour is a sorry spectacle

Forgive me, but would anybody mind if we declared a moratorium on Democratic apologies?

Warren makes presidential bid official with call for change

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren makes bid for the presidency official, grounding her 2020 campaign in a populist call to fight economic inequality and build “an America that works for everyone.”

Elizabeth Warren makes presidential bid official with call for change

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren made her bid for the presidency official on Saturday in this working-class city, grounding her 2020 campaign in a populist call to fight economic inequality and …

Elizabeth Warren tries to quell DNA controversy with apology

WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren attempted to put an early political stumble behind her by apologizing to the Cherokee Nation for using a DNA test to prove she’s …

Tom Acitelli: Why Elizabeth Warren – and every would-be president – prefers macrobrews

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., broadcast a live Instagram video on New Year’s Eve that showed her drinking a Michelob Ultra in her kitchen in Cambridge. “The club soda of beer,” …

Iowa debut trip for potential 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is making her first visit to Iowa as a likely presidential candidate, testing how her brand of fiery liberalism plays in the nation’s premier …

Max Boot: Democrats need a new foreign policy

For decades, elites in the United States believed that championing a liberal world order was in our interest. Now, we are seeing a new left-right axis emerge around protectionism and …

Warren tackles race following criticism of DNA test release

Sen. Elizabeth Warren sought to solidify her connection with African-American voters Friday as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign amid criticism of her approach to race and identity.

Kathleen Parker: 23andMeToo

Now that the DNA is out of the bag, Sen. Elizabeth Warren can put her Native American heritage down for a nap – maybe. After two and a half years …

Trump lashes out at Warren over DNA test, calls her ‘phony!’

President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday over DNA test results she released that indicate she has some Native American heritage, saying she is “getting slammed” …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 5:56 p.m.

Elizabeth Warren builds expansive Democratic campaign effort ahead of likely 2020 bid

During the past six months, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has quietly built a shadow war room designed to elect Democrats across the country in the midterm elections, overtaking some of …

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new, tantalizing claim about Kavanaugh shows what utter madness this is

What is utterly crazy here is that we have no way of evaluating any claims made about the FBI investigation into claims against Brett Kavanaugh either way, because we are …

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren to face GOP’s Geoff Diehl

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren will face off against Republican state Rep. Geoff Diehl as she battles for a second term and gears up for what could be a possible …

Elizabeth Warren calls for new federal approach to opioid crisis

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling for the federal government to confront the opioid addiction crisis like it ultimately attacked the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s.

Elizabeth Warren seeks to put ‘Pocahontas’ barbs behind her

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is hoping to defuse an issue that has dogged her for years, her claims of Native American heritage, ahead of a possible run for president in …

Senators want ‘massive’ fines for data breaches at Equifax and other credit reporting firms

Two senators on Wednesday proposed “massive and mandatory” fines for data breaches at Equifax Inc. and other credit reporting companies, starting at $100 for each consumer whose sensitive information is …

Sen. Warren’s challengers weigh Trump’s use of ‘Pocahontas’

Most candidates hoping to unseat U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren in next year’s election aren’t shying away from President Donald Trump’s criticism of her claims of Native American heritage, although all …

Milbank: Anyone listening to women in D.C.?

The “girls” are speaking, loudly. But does anybody listen to women when they speak around here?

Promising ‘A Better Deal,’ Democrats try to rebrand party

Promising “A Better Deal” for American workers, Democratic Party leaders rolled out a new agenda with a populist pitch on Monday as they sought to bounce back from their losses …

Senators say new strategy is needed to win in Afghanistan

A U.S. congressional delegation led by Sen. John McCain visited Kabul on Tuesday for the U.S. Independence Day, meeting with Afghan government leaders and military officials to discuss the more …

UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 6:29 a.m.

Elizabeth Warren: ‘The next step is single-payer’ health care plan

Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Tuesday that opposing the Republican health care bill wasn’t enough, and the Democratic Party should start running on a new national single-payer plan.

Trump revives ‘Pocahontas’ insult of Elizabeth Warren

President Donald Trump revived one of his favorite – and most provocative – taunts against Elizabeth Warren on Friday, derisively calling the Massachusetts senator “Pocahontas.”

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 5:36 p.m.

Winners and losers from the Democratic National Committee chairman’s race

Democrats chose the new leader of their party Saturday, with former President Barack Obama’s administration’s labor secretary Thomas Perez besting Rep. Keith Ellison on a second-ballot vote. I picked some …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 10:32 p.m.

Elizabeth Warren warns senators who put Sessions’ ‘radical hatred’ into Justice Department

Sen. Elizabeth Warren took to Twitter on Wednesday night to promise that she – and other Democrats – will fight back, hard, now that Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., has been …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 5:50 p.m.

Senate confirms Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general

The Senate has confirmed Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration.