Stories tagged: democrat
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Thursday he is running for president, making a late entry into the Democratic race less than three months before primary voting begins.
Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
The House impeachment inquiry didn’t gain much traction among viewers in Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman, announced Friday that he was ending his Democratic presidential campaign, which failed to recapture the enthusiasm, interest and fundraising prowess of his 2018 Senate …
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the “soul of this nation” at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election.
Thu., April 4, 2019
Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Thursday, portraying himself as a candidate who can bridge Democrats’ progressive and working class wings to win the White …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
The political world may have to wait yet another “few weeks” to learn whether one of the biggest names in Democratic politics is running for president.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leader and make themselves heard on the national stage.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
Three-term Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, D, has conceded to Gov. Rick Scott, R, in a bitter and drawn-out race to retain his seat after a series of failed legal challenges …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018
A bitter and expensive clash between Florida’s Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson remains too close to call, despite Scott’s declaration of victory.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018
In the last days before the Nov. 6 election, the Idaho Republican Party has accused the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor of encouraging and harboring an internet troll.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018
Facing a tough re-election battle, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) is distancing herself from liberal members of her party, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) – even as Warren’s leadership PAC donated …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
Days before it came ashore, Hurricane Michael whirled into the Florida governor’s race, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee who spent days …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is officially a Democrat again.
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018
Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.
Sun., July 29, 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stunned the political world by knocking off an incumbent congressman with two decades of experience in a Democratic primary in New York City. Can Sarah Smith do the …
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018
The Washington Policy Center, which last year brought Brexit architect Nigel Farage to Spokane, will host a former Democrat at its fundraiser this fall. Sen. Joe Lieberman, who ran for …
Wed., May 2, 2018
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan is not apologizing for sending a campaign email that critics argued misled voters into thinking she had been endorsed by the Idaho Democratic Party.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
Singer and actress Cher has endorsed Democratic state Rep. Paulette Jordan in the race to become Idaho’s next governor.
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018
John V. Tunney, whose successful campaign for a California seat in the U.S. Senate became the basis for the 1972 Robert Redford film “The Candidate,” has died. He was 83.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018
Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer announced Monday he will spend $30 million to get young voters to the polls to help Democrats in this year’s midterm elections.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
First-term Democratic Congressman Ruben Kihuen of Nevada, who is at the center of sexual harassment allegations, announced Saturday he won’t seek re-election.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
A state Supreme Court justice running for Ohio governor volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying Friday that he was taking a swipe at the “media frenzy” …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017
Democrat Manka Dhingra took an early lead Tuesday night in a state Senate race that will determine the balance of power at the Washington Capitol.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017
Democrat Bill de Blasio has cruised to a second term as mayor of New York City.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017
Whitefish attorney Jared Pettinato says he’s running for Montana’s at-large U.S. House seat as the Democratic field seeking to challenge Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte continues to grow.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
A new campaign mailer paid for by the Republican Party of Virginia repeatedly refers to Danica Roem, a transgender woman seeking election to the state House of Delegates, as a …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
When the government rests its case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, whether it moves forward or is dismissed without the defense having to call a witness will hinge on how …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 9, 2017
At 84, Sen. Dianne Feinstein is at an age when many Americans are deep into their retirement years. But the oldest member of the Senate announced Monday that she will …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
A $12,000 contribution-supported ad campaign airing on local broadcast and cable channels argues the Republican Party is pushing equality and the issues most important to women.
Wed., July 26, 2017
Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has fired an information technology staffer following his arrest on a bank fraud charge at a Virginia airport where he was attempting to fly to …