Stories tagged: democrats
Sun., March 24, 2019
Democrats are proposing what amounts to a systemic assault on the foundations of our federal system. But if they do, then spare us the overwrought complaints about Trump.
Sat., March 23, 2019
Democrats are painting themselves into a corner with their litmus-test questions that have little to do with what most Americans are concerned about – and giving Donald Trump an easier …
Sat., March 16, 2019
Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said Saturday that being a white man in a 2020 Democratic field that’s so deeply diverse won’t be a hindrance because his gender and race have …
Wed., March 13, 2019
Democrat Beto O’Rourke has told a Texas TV station that he’s running for president in 2020.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019
lwaukee will host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, party leaders announced Monday, highlighting the battleground state of Wisconsin that helped elect President Donald Trump and now will launch an opponent …
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019
The 2020 circus had arrived at the hipster-techie festival that is South by Southwest.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019
Divided in debate but mostly united in a final vote, the House passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other bigotry Thursday, with Democrats trying to push past a dispute that …
Mon., March 4, 2019
The newest pressure point in the Democratic presidential primary isn’t health care or climate change – though it could make or break future progress on those issues. It’s an overhaul …
Sun., March 3, 2019
In a slashing speech packed with braggadocio and grievance, President Donald Trump denounced Democrats as the party of ‘the socialist nightmare’
Sat., March 2, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday returned to Brooklyn, his birthplace, for the first rally of his second presidential campaign and sought to tie his working-class background to his populist views …
Fri., March 1, 2019
As the White House gears up for the 2020 campaign, it’s pressing the case that Democrats are rallying behind what it’s calling the policies of “socialism.”
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
President Donald Trump is threatening to veto two Democratic bills expanding federal background checks on gun purchases, saying they do not sufficiently protect gun owners’ Second Amendment rights.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
House OKs Democrats’ bill blocking Trump emergency; McMorris Rodgers 1 of 13 Republicans split from GOP on issue
Democrats ignored a veto threat and rammed legislation through the House Tuesday that would stymie President Donald Trump’s bid for billions of extra dollars for his border wall, escalating a …
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
The current Democratic presidential candidates endorse a variety of far-reaching proposals that, if adopted, would represent the largest expansion of government since Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
President Donald Trump faces another showdown with Congress next week over his proposed border wall.
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019
House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019
Several Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, while a Republican has announced he’s creating an exploratory committee for a possible 2020 run.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
Virginia’s Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam considered resigning amid a scandal that he once wore blackface, but the pediatric neurologist said Sunday that he’s “not going anywhere” because the state “needs …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
Forgive me, but would anybody mind if we declared a moratorium on Democratic apologies?
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to reject “the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution.” He warned emboldened Democrats that …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker on Friday declared his bid for the presidency in 2020 with a sweeping call to unite a deeply polarized nation around a “common sense of purpose.”
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
A panel of federal judges has chosen a redistricting map for Virginia’s House of Delegates that could shift some districts toward Democrats and help the party gain control in this …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro is now in the 2020 Democratic race for president, and he could end up being the only Latino in what’s expected to be a …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
Democrats won back governor’s offices and legislative chambers in numerous states last year, thanks in large part to their promises to expand health coverage and make it more affordable.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
Challenging President Donald Trump to make good on his pledge to cut prescription drug prices, congressional liberals proposed legislation Thursday to bring U.S. prices in line with the much lower …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
Congressional Democrats on Tuesday launched a fresh push for the most significant gun control in years, unveiling legislation that would require background checks for firearm purchases.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
With no breakthrough in sight to end the partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump is planning to visit the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday to highlight his demands for a border …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Secret campaign to use Russian-inspired tactics in 2017 Alabama election stirs anxiety for Democrats
A secret effort to influence the 2017 Senate election in Alabama used tactics inspired by Russian disinformation teams, including the creation of fake accounts to deliver misleading messages on Facebook …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
President Donald Trump held out little hope Sunday that another round of talks between top aides and congressional staff would produce meaningful progress toward ending the partial government shutdown, seeming …