Democratic Party

  • Election 2020 Jan 15

    Key Takeaways From Democratic Presidential Debate in Iowa

    There was a lot of pre-debate chatter about a coming fight between Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren over Warren’s assertion Sanders told her in 2018 that a woman couldn’t be elected president. Sanders denied it, Warren didn’t press it and a substantive debate on a range of issues ensued. Still, after the debate, it appeared that Warren declined to...

  • Decision 2020 Jan 6

    Election Year to Feature Bitter Fights, Deepening Divides

    Four years after President Donald Trump drove the rules of politics over a cliff to win the Republican presidential nomination and ultimately the White House, Democrats will go through their own version of the same test. In less than a month, Democratic voters will begin the formal process of sifting through a historically large field of candidates. The options include...

  • Democratic Party Jan 3

    Marianne Williamson Lays Off 2020 Campaign Staff Nationwide

    Bestselling author and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson has laid off her entire 2020 campaign staff but is pushing ahead with her Democratic presidential bid, two former staffers said Thursday.

  • Bernie Sanders Jan 2

    Bernie Sanders Raises $34.5M in 2019’s Final Quarter, Touts 5 Million Donations for Campaign

    Bernie Sanders says he raised more than $34.5 million in the final three months of last year, showing that a recent heart attack hasn’t slowed the Vermont senator’s fundraising prowess with the start of the Democratic presidential primaries looming. Sanders’ campaign said Thursday that the haul came from more than 1.8 million donations, including 40,000 new donors on the final...

  • Rep. Jeff Van Drew Dec 15, 2019

    NJ Dem Lawmaker Plans to Become a Republican: Official

    A House freshman from New Jersey who was planning to break with his party and vote against impeaching President Donald Trump will become a Republican, a GOP official said Saturday. Top House Republicans have been told of Rep. Jeff Van Drew’s decision, according to a GOP official familiar with the conversations. The lawmaker had discussed switching parties in a...

  • Decision 2020 Dec 13, 2019

    Democratic Hopefuls Threaten to Boycott Debate Over Union Dispute

    Democratic presidential hopefuls said Friday they may skip next week’s debate at Loyola Marymount University to honor a picket line by unionized food-service workers at the Westchester campus.

  • Donald Trump Dec 2, 2019

    Democrat Steve Bullock Ends Struggling Presidential Campaign

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Monday that he’s ending his Democratic presidential campaign, saying it’s become clear that he won’t have a shot at being his party’s nominee. The two-term governor and former state attorney general tried to make the case that he was the best bet to beat President Donald Trump because he was the only Democratic candidate to...

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Key Moments From the Democratic Debate

    Watch the ten most memorable moments from the fifth Democratic presidential debate held Wednesday night in Atlanta.

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Harris Says Gabbard ‘Buddied Up to Steve Bannon’

    Sen. Kamala Harris of California accused Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of undermining the Democratic Party by having ties with Fox News and the Trump administration

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Harris Says Gabbard ‘Buddied Up to Steve Bannon’

    Sen. Kamala Harris of California accused Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of undermining the Democratic Party by having ties with Fox News and the Trump administration

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Democrats Spar at Debate Over Health Care, How to Beat Trump

    Democratic presidential candidates clashed Wednesday in a debate over the future of health care in America, racial inequality and their ability to build a winning coalition to take on President Donald Trump next year. The faceoff came after hours of testimony in the impeachment inquiry of Trump and at a critical juncture in the Democratic race to run against him...

  • Nov 20, 2019

    7 Key Questions Heading Into Wednesday’s Democratic Debate

    New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fight for African American voters is raging. And there are growing concerns that impeachment may become a distraction from the primary. Those issues and more will play out Wednesday night when the Democratic Party’s...

  • Nov 19, 2019

    Deval Patrick Defends Corporations and Capitalism in Primary Bid

    Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick is centering his fledgling campaign on a defense of corporations and capitalism that puts him directly at odds with some of the party’s most progressive figures.

  • Nov 17, 2019

    Pete Buttigieg Is Struggling With Black Voters — and Not Just Because He’s Gay

    Pete Buttigieg, 37, may have won over many members of the mostly white political commentariat in New York and Washington, and recent polls of Iowa’s overwhelmingly white electorate put him at or near the front of the crowded Democratic field there, NBC News reports. But, at the start of October, a poll in The Charleston Post and Courier found Buttigieg...

  • Nov 16, 2019

    Democrat Edwards Wins Reelection in Conservative Louisiana

    Deep in the heart of the conservative South, Louisiana’s voters reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, shocking Republicans who had hoped to reclaim the seat on the strength of President Donald Trump’s popularity. With his focus on bipartisan, state-specific issues, the moderate Edwards cobbled together enough cross-party support Saturday to defeat Republican businessman Eddie Rispone, getting...

  • Nov 14, 2019

    Former Gov. Deval Patrick Announces Presidential Bid, Files for NH Primary

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is officially in the race for the Oval Office. The Democrat announced his bid for presidency Thursday morning in an online video. His announcement comes after days of speculation that he may run for office.

  • Nov 13, 2019

    Former Gov. Deval Patrick Will Run for President, Sources Say

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is entering the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, two sources told NBC10 Boston, becoming the second Bay State politician to join the party’s crowded field of candidates. Patrick has called party leaders and supporters and plans to be in New Hampshire by the end of the week, the sources said.

  • Nov 10, 2019

    Still Unknown? Many Yet to Form Opinions on Warren

    Warren has risen in the polls for months, among the front-runners now in the 2020 Democratic primary and finding herself portrayed by comedian Kate McKinnon on “Saturday Night Live.” For many people, however, Warren is still a relative unknown, even among those who have begun paying closer attention with voting beginning in under three months.

  • Nov 9, 2019

    Harris, Warren Compete for Support From Black Female Voters

    Kamala Harris got a much needed boost this past week when the California senator picked up the endorsement of Higher Heights, the country’s largest political organization aimed at electing black women. But Elizabeth Warren would not be outdone. A day after Harris’ announcement, the Massachusetts senator won the backing of more than 100 black female activists. She also picked up...

  • Nov 8, 2019

    Kanye West Vows to Move Yeezy Manufacturing to the Americas

    A few fun facts about Kanye West: He’s running for president in 2024, he recited color psychology to wife Kim Kardashian West as she sat in a morning bath Thursday, and he was fired at 16 for shoplifting at the Gap where he worked. West, with Kim in tow, let loose with those pearls and more during a surprise 35-minute...

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