Stories tagged: democrats
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump – abuse of power and obstruction of Congress – pushing toward historic votes over charges he threatened the …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewrite of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal that has been a top priority for President …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
House Democrats moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he “leaves us no choice” but to act …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
There’s not a lot that Republicans and Democrats in this political battlefield agree on, but the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump may have surfaced one: The public hearings aren’t …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
After two weeks of public hearings, Democrats could soon turn the impeachment process over to the House Judiciary Committee. They’re moving “expeditiously” ahead as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has instructed.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
Former President Barack Obama is warning Democrats against adopting “purity tests” in the presidential primary and alienating voters needed to defeat President Donald Trump in the general election
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
The top Democratic presidential candidates spent large chunks of prime-time television clashing over “Medicare for All” – again.
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
Four Democrats jumbled at the top of the party’s presidential primary are looking to begin separating themselves in Wednesday’s final debate before Thanksgiving begins sapping voters’ attention – and that …
Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops Iowa presidential caucus polls, and now he’ll face the scrutiny that comes with his climb as Democrats gather in Atlanta for their fifth 2020 primary debate.
Sun., Nov. 17, 2019
While two-thirds of Democrats say news organizations in need should be able to receive government or private funding in order to survive, only 17 percent of Republicans feel the same …
Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky’s bitterly fought governor’s race.
Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
A top aide to Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer in Iowa has privately offered campaign contributions to local politicians in exchange for endorsing his White House bid, according to multiple …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
A State Department envoy told lawmakers it was his “clear understanding” the U.S. government intended to withhold military aid from Ukraine until the country committed to investigations sought by President …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
With Inland Northwest Republicans joining their GOP colleagues to vote no, Democrats rammed a package of ground rules for their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump through a sharply divided …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
Bernie Sanders joins Elizabeth Warren in criticizing Amazon’s spending on Seattle City Council elections
Bernie Sanders has joined fellow Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren in decrying Amazon’s heavy spending on Seattle’s pivotal City Council elections.
Wed., Oct. 9, 2019
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
At a divisive moment, it’s still possible to shake each other’s hand.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
Lawmakers question first witness in impeachment investigation, the former special U.S. envoy to Ukraine
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
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
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
New Iowa poll shows Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden in a close race in the state
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
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
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
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 Democrats in the wide field of contenders qualify for September debate, with several others missing cut
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
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
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
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
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
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 …