Stories tagged: democratic party
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019
Cory Booker is raising his profile in the crowded Democratic presidential primary by directly challenging Joe Biden on thorny racial issues
Sun., May 12, 2019
As presidential race heats up, Gov. Jay Inslee and candidate Jay Inslee get closer together.
Thu., Dec. 6, 2018
Now that I’ve left the Republican Party, I am often asked why I simply haven’t become a Democrat. In part it’s because I don’t agree with the progressive wing of …
Thu., July 12, 2018
The recent upset in New York’s 14th Congressional District brought some valuable political lessons. Twenty-eight-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was outspent 18-to-1 by 56-year-old Joe Crowley. But she still walloped the 10-term …
Thu., May 31, 2018
To peruse the coverage of the Democratic primaries of 2018, you’d think there was a battle royale within the Democratic Party: insurgent vs. establishment, Bernie vs. Hillary, progressive vs. moderate, …
Sat., May 19, 2018
U.S. Senate race draws a near record number of candidates and Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District race grows to five on final day of filing week.
Fri., April 13, 2018
Former U.S. Sen. John Melcher, a Montana Democrat who narrowly lost a bid for a third term in 1988 just days after a wilderness bill he championed was vetoed, has …
UPDATED: Sun., March 18, 2018
Since getting diagnosed with cancer, issues like being a Democrat struggling through Republican-dominated legislative sessions just aren’t as important anymore to Idaho state Rep. Hy Kloc.
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, who is facing a tough re-election fight as the only Democratic statewide officeholder in North Dakota, expressed optimism Saturday for the future of her party in …
Wed., April 26, 2017
Bernie Sanders he has been willing to support Democrats who are not in lockstep with abortion-rights advocates, and some of those advocates have been fuming as a result.
Fri., April 21, 2017
Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to …
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017
What’s really ailing Democrats is they’ve fallen in love with abstract principles without building a foundation where such goals as fair pay, transparency, diversity and such can be played out.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017
ATLANTA – Out of power and looking for a way forward, Democrats are hoping to harness the energy of an opposition movement that has flourished since President Donald Trump took …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016
In over 1,000 minutes of national broadcast television airtime devoted to all the campaigns in 2015, Donald Trump received 327 minutes, or close to one-third of all the campaign coverage. …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016
The Democratic Party has failed to secure a hold on middle America. It is at a crossroads, between the rebuilding of a potential majority and a worsening of the country’s …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Democratic Party women “carried out a carefully planned coup” at a Spokane meeting of another fledgling party called the Women’s Party.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016
President Vladimir Putin says Russia wasn’t involved in the hacking of emails of the U.S. Democratic Party, but thinks the release of the information was a benefit.
Sat., June 18, 2016
Oregon senator who backed Bernie Sanders says Democrats need to support Hillary Clinton in a campaign against Donald Trump
Tue., June 14, 2016
Sophisticated hackers linked to Russian intelligence services broke into the Democratic National Committee’s computer networks and gained access to confidential emails, chats and opposition research on presumptive Republican nominee Donald …
Wed., June 8, 2016
Energized by a final batch of primary victories, Hillary Clinton is setting out on the difficult task of uniting her fractured Democratic Party for the five-month presidential battle with Republican …
UPDATED: Tue., May 17, 2016
Under pressure from Democratic Party leaders to denounce ugly tactics by his supporters, Sen. Bernie Sanders instead struck back with a defiant statement Tuesday that dismissed complaints from Nevada Democrats …
Mon., April 18, 2016
Social conservatism only works for those who have something to lose, those who have an investment in status quo.
Wed., April 13, 2016
First caucus experience was this voter’s last.
Fri., March 18, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president has announced that President Bill Clinton will campaign for his wife in Spokane on Monday. Details were not immediately released.
Sun., Sept. 13, 2015
There are mornings when the content of my email inbox suggests the Democratic Party has been replaced by an online fundraising machine bent on extracting money from unsuspecting rubes by …
Fri., March 27, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he …
Mon., Feb. 10, 2014
SEATTLE — Sen. Patty Murray says she’ll seek a fifth term in 2016. She told The Seattle Times that even if Democrats lose their majority she’d rather be in the …
Fri., Feb. 7, 2014
Vice President Joe Biden says he sees “no obvious reason” not to run for president in 2016.
Fri., Nov. 5, 2010
Nancy Pelosi, the nation’s first female House speaker, said today she will try to stay on as leader of the House Democrats despite huge election losses that cost her party …
Wed., Nov. 3, 2010
A chastened President Barack Obama signaled a willingness to compromise with Republicans on tax cuts and energy policy today, one day after his party lost control of the House and …