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UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019

Democrats’ divisions test Biden’s front-runner strength

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 …


Who’s appearing on each night of the 2020 debates in Detroit

The second set of Democratic presidential debates will be held Tuesday and Wednesday in Detroit, with 20 candidates spread evenly over two nights.


All House Democrats from Wash. support impeachment inquiry

All seven of Washington’s Democratic U.S. House members are now calling for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.


Pelosi downplays differences with Ocasio-Cortez after talk

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

Robert Mueller takes the TV stage; Democrats hope America tunes in

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.


UPDATED: Fri., July 19, 2019

2020 Democrats grapple with how to pay for ‘Medicare for All’

Democratic presidential hopefuls campaigning on ‘Medicare for All’ grapple with a thorny question: how to pay for it


UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019

House set to block maverick Dem’s Trump impeachment effort

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says her chamber will derail a maverick Democrat’s drive to impeach President Donald Trump.


Trump v. Dems: ‘Racist’ and ‘socialist’ lines drawn for 2020

With tweets and a vote, President Donald Trump and House Democrats established the sharp and emotionally raw contours of the 2020 election campaigns.


UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019

‘Many people agree with me’: Trump digs in on racist tweets

Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. …


UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019

Dems, Republicans air warring views on migrants’ conditions

Democrats who’ve visited the southern border are accusing President Donald Trump of cruelty, while Republicans say Democrats are doing little to help migrants whose numbers have overwhelmed US authorities detaining …


UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019

Trump defends Pelosi in her fight with freshmen Democrats

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is getting support from an unlikely source – the president – in her fight with freshmen Democrats.


UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019

Pelosi implores Democrats to unify, warning of dangers ahead

The way Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speak at each other threatens party unity and underscores broader tensions reshaping the Democrats.


Dems train fire on administration’s handling of migrants

Congressional Democrats are shifting their focus to Trump administration treatment of detained migrants as Trump defends Border Patrol agents


Oregon Democrats learn limits of control after GOP walkout

When Democrats won a supermajority in the Oregon Legislature last November, it seemed they had a clear path ahead to combat global warming, enact gun control and pursue other liberal …


UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019

Here’s what Jay Inslee said in his 6 answers in the Democratic presidential debate

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee spoke six times during Wednesday’s Democratic debate, largely sticking on topic on his top issue: climate change.


UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019

Warren talks health care, Inslee climate change in first debate

Ten Democrats compare and contrast on health care, climate change and Afghanistan in first presidential candidate debate.


UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019

Judge allows Democrats’ lawsuit against Trump to proceed

A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit that accuses President Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the Constitution to move forward.


House Democrats unveil $4.5B border measure

House Democrats unveiled a $4.5 billion measure Friday to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and the government’s responsibility to care for tens of thousands of …


UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019

Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House in interview

Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks is refusing to answer questions related to her time in the White House in an interview with the House Judiciary Committee, according to …


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019

Democrats favor more access to capital for black businesses

Four Democrats vying for their party’s presidential nomination honed in on the economic concerns of the black community during a forum in South Carolina


Younger 2020 candidates hint at age divide in hitting Biden

Some of the younger candidates in the crowded Democratic presidential primary are suggesting that the early front-runner, 76-year-old Joe Biden , is too entrenched in the past.


Word coming about who’s in, who’s out for Democratic debates

The Democratic National Committee is set to announce that as many as 20 presidential candidates have qualified for the first debates later this month.


Democrats reevaluating plans to hike lawmakers’ pay

A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze is running into predictable obstacles and could be close to unraveling.


White House hopefuls target Trump for anti-LGBTQ policies

Democratic White House hopefuls are attacking President Donald Trump as harmful to LGBTQ Americans and promising if elected they would not just restore gay rights but expand them.


UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019

Tick tock goes the political clock as Dems weigh impeachment

The political clock is a significant factor in whether majority House Democrats launch any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.


UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019

Disaster aid bill again blocked in House by GOP conservative

A second conservative Republican in as many House sessions blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill Tuesday that’s a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal …


Abortion debate highlights divide in Democrat-led states

A bill seeking to preserve abortion protections in state law fails to pass a key committee. Lawmakers cite God, church and faith in proclaiming their opposition to it. Abortion-rights groups …


UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

Members of both parties say a flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections


UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019

Murray says Trump’s action on infrastructure shows he’s in midst of tantrum; Newhouse blames Democrats for ‘partisan attacks’

President Donald Trump halted infrastructure talks with congressional Democrats on Wednesday, asserting he would not return to the table until they dropped their probe in the wake of the Mueller …


UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019

Trump stalks out on Democrats, demands end of investigations

President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath …