Stories tagged: democrats
Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 3:23 p.m.
The U.S. Constitution gives the House “the sole power of impeachment” – but it confers that authority without an instruction manual. Now comes the battle royal over exactly what it …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 3:29 p.m.
At a divisive moment, it’s still possible to shake each other’s hand.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
Lawmakers question first witness in impeachment investigation, the former special U.S. envoy to Ukraine
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker is losing a key staff asset in the critical early-voting state of South Carolina.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 12:05 a.m.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, yielding to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an …
Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
New Iowa poll shows Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden in a close race in the state
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides between the Democratic Party’s …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 5 a.m.
With 20 candidates still in the running for the party’s nomination for president in 2020, most local members of the party are unwilling at this point to throw their support …
Sun., Sept. 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
The end of each month always brings a slew of frantic pleas from candidates who always seem to be scrambling to meet a deadline for a monetary goal they themselves …
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
10 Democrats in the wide field of contenders qualify for September debate, with several others missing cut
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 4:12 p.m.
Struggling Democratic presidential candidates braced for bad news Wednesday with the window to qualify for the next debate set to close at midnight, a near impossible deadline for many to …
Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 6:57 p.m.
The Democratic National Committee is quashing a push from climate activists and some national party members who want a 2020 presidential primary debate devoted exclusively to the climate crisis.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 1:47 p.m.
Israel’s prime minister on Wednesday steered clear of Donald Trump’s comments questioning the loyalty of American Jews who support the Democratic Party, in sharp contrast to the tide of condemnation …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 5:13 p.m.
Inslee’s pursuit of a third term was not unexpected, and the governor has a little less than $1.2 million left in his presidential campaign that could be transferred to his …
Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 2:59 p.m.
Trump says any Jewish people who vote for Democrats are showing ‘great disloyalty’ or ‘lack of knowledge’
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that any Jewish people who vote for Democrats are showing “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty,” prompting an outcry from critics …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 12:44 p.m.
Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro said Tuesday that he has qualified for the next presidential debates, reaching a polling threshold for the round taking place in September in Houston.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
Joe Biden won’t be among the parade of White House hopefuls in California this week, as he’s skipping the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting to campaign in New Hampshire instead.
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that’s proved to be a big …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
Democrats pressed President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday to approve House-passed legislation expanding background checks and to take other steps curbing guns, in an offensive …
Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
If President Donald Trump is serious about strengthening gun laws in the wake of two mass shootings, he should demand that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell put a House-passed bill …
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 12:52 p.m.
E-cigarette giant Juul Labs gave nearly $100,000 to members of Congress during the first half of 2019 as the company faced the bulk of the blame for a surge of …
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 11:47 a.m.
More than half of Democrats support launching an impeachment inquiry, according to a tally by The Associated Press – a strong signal of ongoing liberal frustration with President Donald Trump …
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
Forget moderates vs. radicals. The Democratic debate was a left vs. far left brawl.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 6:20 p.m.
Nearly half the House Democrats now support an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
The ideological divisions gripping the Democratic Party are intensifying as presidential candidates waged an acrimonious battle over health care, immigration and race that tested the strength of early front-runner Joe …
Mon., July 29, 2019, 2:16 p.m.
The second set of Democratic presidential debates will be held Tuesday and Wednesday in Detroit, with 20 candidates spread evenly over two nights.
Mon., July 29, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
All seven of Washington’s Democratic U.S. House members are now calling for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.
Fri., July 26, 2019, 12:11 p.m.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is downplaying any differences with high-profile progressive lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she had a “nice meeting” Friday with the social media dynamo who’s made some tart …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 7:39 p.m.
Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s appearance before two House committees promises to be the TV event of the year in the U.S. House.