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Trump: Democrats 'angry', 'dangerous' & 'radical'

President Trump, campaigning in Iowa on Tuesday, said Democrats are angry, dangerous and "going crazy." He said Demorats are especially dangerous and radical on border security. (June 12)   ...

Trump: Democrats 'angry', 'dangerous' & 'radical'

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Democrats go to court over Trump's tax returns House Democrats asked a federal court on Tuesday to order the Trump administration to turn over President Donald Trump's tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee, after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin refused to comply with a subpoena for the records.Article originally published on POLITI...
18:00 2019-07-02

Democrats say Trump is 'deplorable' — but they'll still work with him Democrats torched President Donald Trump as a racist this week — but they also know how to compartmentalize.The toxic relationship between Trump and the opposition continues to hit new lows, but that's not stopping Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her party from working with him to avert fiscal calamity and...
20:26 2019-07-17

Trump says will soon sit down with Democrats for immigration negotiations President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would sit down soon with his Democratic opponents in the U.S. Congress for negotiations over U.S. immigration policy....
21:52 2019-06-11

Trump Walks Out on Democrats After 3 Minutes After Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of a “cover-up,” the president said he would not work with Democrats until they stopped their “phony investigations.”...
18:26 2019-05-22

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
23:26 2019-07-05

Senior Democrats say no Trump impeachment … yet Adam Schiff: party is ‘not there yet’ on seeking to oust presidentJames Clyburn: ‘Right now we are winning this issue’More than 50 congressional Democrats reportedly back impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. But on Sunday morning, senior figures highlighted the split that remains between th...
21:00 2019-06-02

Trump says he won’t work with Democrats until ‘phony’ investigations end U.S. President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
18:26 2019-05-22

Democrats go after Trump, differ on healthcare in debate Top Democratic presidential contenders launched repeated attacks on President Donald Trump during a debate on Thursday, but for a second consecutive night there was sharp disagreement over the best way to boost access to healthcare insurance coverage....
04:13 2019-06-28

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Democrats Don’t Want to Play by Donald Trump’s Playbook Donald Trump earned billions in free publicity during the 2016 election, defeating a crowded field of more experienced rivals to win the nomination and then the presidency. So far, none of the people seeking to replace him are trying the same strategy. Nine of the 23 Democratic presidential candidat...
06:39 2019-06-18

The Latest: Trump says he’ll work with Democrats on trade TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 3:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’ll work with congressional Democrats on a new North America trade deal and he expects House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would back it. Speaking Monday at a news confere...
09:00 2019-05-27

House Democrats sue Treasury for Trump’s tax returns WASHINGTON — House Democrats have upped the ante in their quest to see President Trump’s tax returns. On Tuesday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) sued the Treasury Department in order to force the Internal Revenue Service to hand over the president’s returns. Trump has...
21:52 2019-07-02

Trump: Democrats are too busy trying to impeach me to do their jobs President Trump blasted House Democrats for talking about impeachment and said they are so consumed with investigating him that they are shirking their legislative responsibilities. “Everything the Democrats are asking me for is based on an illegally started investigation that failed for them,...
17:13 2019-05-22

Democrats look for that old debate magic – but can anyone defeat Trump? Twenty presidential contenders go head-to-head in the opening test of 2020, and the president will loom largeAs he sensed the crowd flagging, Donald Trump switched gears to the all-important question of his re-election slogan. Should the insurgent turned incumbent stick with “Make America great agai...
10:52 2019-06-23

More Democrats calling for impeachment proceedings against Trump More Democrats are calling - and more loudly - for impeachment proceedings against U.S. President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying....
17:39 2019-05-22

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
14:00 2019-07-22

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), who oversees the Appr...
19:52 2019-06-06

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
22:26 2019-06-06

Trump blasts Democrats for ‘getting nothing done’ after House condemns his remarks President Trump ripped Democrats for ​”getting nothing done” after the House voted primarily along party lines Tuesday night to condemn him for tweeting that four minority lawmakers should “go back” to where they came from. “The Democrats in Congress are getting nothing...
18:13 2019-07-17

Here are the 137 Democrats who voted to kill an impeachment resolution against Trump One hundred and thirty seven House Democrats on Wednesday voted to kill an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump in a vote that exposed party divisions on the issue in the House....
19:13 2019-07-18

Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don’t do cover-ups’ President Trump on Wednesday ripped House Democrats for continuing investigations into his administration and shot back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who claimed that he is “engaged in a cover-up.” “I don’t do cover-ups,” Trump declared during a hastily arranged news co...
23:00 2019-05-22

A Good Idea for 2020 Democrats to Beat Trump Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has garnered a reputation for being policy heavy and generally wonky, but perhaps no idea she’s had is more simple or obvious than the one she rolled out today: reversing Department of Justice policy saying a sitting president can’t be indicted....
19:13 2019-05-31

Trump lashes out at Democrats over criticism of how CBP treats migrants President Trump lashed out at Democrats via social media on Wednesday following calls from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., for the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to be fired and plans by two House committees to hold hearings on the treatment of thousands of migrants held a...
23:00 2019-07-03

Hannity: Trump playing Democrats and the media 'like a flute' Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday reiterated his belief that President Trump purposely "played" the media by saying he would listen to a foreign government who has intelligence on a political rival....
06:26 2019-06-14

Top 2020 Democrats best Trump in hypothetical matchups in new poll The top Democratic candidates best President Donald Trump in national head-to-head matchups, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University out Tuesday....
02:26 2019-06-12

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive process....
04:26 2019-05-24

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spotlight on the issue....
13:26 2019-07-13

Trump Sets the Terms on Racial Division. Do Democrats Know What to Do? Democratic candidates universally denounce Mr. Trump’s words, but disagreements exist on how the eventual presidential nominee should best respond on race....
19:39 2019-07-21

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care....
03:26 2019-06-17

House Democrats Are Finally Suing for Trump's Tax Returns It only took House Democrats six months to make good on one of their campaign promises, but after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made it clear he wouldn’t comply with requests for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, the Democrats are reportedly finally suing for them....
19:52 2019-07-02

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horrifying way.”...
15:00 2019-05-21

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
14:13 2019-05-22

'That's the end of that race!' - Trump knocks Democrats over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
05:00 2019-06-28

Even CNN's Chris Cuomo says Democrats don't fill stadiums like Trump CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, often known for challenging President Trump and his associates, pointed out on Tuesday that Democrats typically didn't get the crowd sizes that the president did. ...
19:52 2019-06-19

Democrats throw hands up in disgust over Trump’s comment “Atrocious.” “Unbelievable.” “Wildly ridiculous.” “Unpatriotic.” House Democrats left a Thursday caucus meeting aghast at President Donald Trump’s comments that he’d consider accepting election assistance from a foreign government. But even that statement wasn’t enough to move a majority of Democra...
22:39 2019-06-13

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has some Democrats fuming President Trump’s plan to give Air Force One a bolder, more updated, “more American” look has some Democrats angrier than a traveler who just missed a flight....
07:00 2019-06-15

Why Democrats’ oversight machine is moving so slowly against Trump House Democrats have kicked and screamed about the White House’s refusal to allow key Trump officials to come before Congress. But they haven’t done the one thing they can do to force the issue: Go to court.Democrats have handed out procedural slaps on the wrist — from subpoenas to contempt citation...
13:13 2019-07-17

Blowup between Trump, Democrats on infrastructure is a case of ‘too many fuses’ It’s rare to repeat things in this space. But occasionally, a quotation or a line resonates in a special way. Such a sentence quintessentially distills the essence of a political episode or circumstance in Washington. That’s the case with this line from horror master Stephen King in the short story ...
16:01 2019-06-01

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings....
23:00 2019-05-23

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the House to move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, dealing the second blow in a matter of days to Trump's legal strategy of stonewalling Democrats’ mounting investigati...
04:00 2019-05-23

Democrats must just bring down Trump – for the sake of the world | Robert Reich We do not need 20 candidates having confusing fights over healthcare. We need urgent action to defeat a would-be tyrantImagine an opposition political party in a land being taken over by an oligarchy, headed by a would-be tyrant. Related: Democrats divided as pressure to impeach builds: ‘What are yo...
07:39 2019-06-30

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Nancy Pelosi Tells Democrats: Report Donald Trump should be sent to "prison," US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told fellow Democrats in a closed-door meeting about whether to launch impeachment proceedings against the president, Politico......
22:39 2019-06-06

Democrats Are Determined to Spotlight Trump’s Misdeeds, but Remain Divided on How House Democrats, returning from a weeklong recess, see an opening to focus public attention on presidential misconduct, but they are split over impeachment....
17:39 2019-06-02

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show for testimony before the panel at President Donald Trump's request....
02:52 2019-05-22

'We will not be silenced': squad Democrats decry Trump attacks – video Four Democratic congresswomen of color known as the 'the squad' accused Donald Trump of using racist attacks to try to sow division and distract from failed policies on immigration, health care and taxation. 'This president does not know how to make the argument that Americans do not deserve health ...
00:52 2019-07-17

As Democrats deepen probes, Trump accuses them of being ‘totally out of control’ The widening web of congressional investigations has demonstrated the limits of the president’s strategy to declare victory after the special counsel report....
03:52 2019-06-13

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
13:26 2019-05-22

Democrats Reveal Brilliant Fundraising HACK to Obliterate Trump Excuse me sir, good bye! That’s what we’ll all be saying to Donald DRUMPF next November, thanks to the electoral genius of the Democrats. Now that’s what I call a MOOD!...
22:00 2019-06-17

Trump's top associates look to Mueller report for backup against Democrats in court President Donald Trump's associates are looking to special counsel Robert Mueller for help in fending off a lawsuit from the Democratic National Committee over Russian influence in the last presidential election....
18:13 2019-06-04

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims That Democrats Are Radical Socialists The president wants to portray his opponents as steering the country in a dangerous direction. But what does it mean to be a socialist — and to what degree do Democrats fit the definition?...
18:39 2019-07-20

Nancy Pelosi tells Democrats: I want Trump 'in prison' but not impeached House speaker reportedly told Democrats ‘I don’t want to see him impeached’ in a closed-door meetingFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has told Democrats calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment that she would rather see the president in prison.Pelosi made the rema...
20:39 2019-06-06

U.S. Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
20:52 2019-06-06

Democrats demand documents from Trump businesses about foreign payments Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Monday said they were using a court case to demand documents from President Donald Trump's businesses in hopes of proving that they violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution....
01:39 2019-07-09

Republicans have been tying Democrats to socialism for 90 years. Trump is going all in on the tradition. Ahead of the 2020 elections, Republicans and President Trump are again trying to contrast themselves with Democrats by linking Democratic policy proposals to “socialism.” Will it work?...
06:26 2019-06-21

Trump calls on Democrats to pass USMCA in meeting with Trudeau During a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discuss trade Thursday, President Donald Trump called on Democrats to pass a new North American trade deal....
06:13 2019-06-21

Trump Crying For Impeachment, Democrats Not On That Path: Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claimed Thursday that President Trump wants to be impeached and is upset that House Democrats are not rushing in that direction now, as tensions continued to......
06:40 2019-05-24

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
14:52 2019-07-19

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday....
23:26 2019-07-15

Democrats call for oversight after Trump's Iran airstrikes reversal Warren accused Trump of instigating ‘another unnecessary conflict’ while Biden called it a ‘self-inflicted disaster’Follow the latest in US politics – liveSenior US Democrats led the outcry on Friday against Donald Trump’s dramatic almost-launch of military action on Iran and the last-minute pullbac...
22:52 2019-06-21

House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
20:39 2019-07-19

Trump’s harsh attacks produce the debate he wants, on Socialist Democrats Since I’ve been tough on President Trump’s attacks on the Democratic freshmen, and since the media outrage has been deafening, and since all House Democrats (and four Republicans) voted for a resolution condemning his tweets, I’ll begin by giving the floor to the president’s supporters....
18:39 2019-07-17

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key cases are already developing....
17:13 2019-06-19

Democrats aim their fire at Trump in South Carolina, vie for frontrunner status Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls took to the stage in South Carolina on Saturday to take a series of swings at President Trump, and position themselves as the front runner in a packed race for the Democratic nomination in a vital primary state....
00:39 2019-06-23

Ben Shapiro on Democrats' 'deeply cynical play' and how Trump should have responded Ben Shapiro laid out how he believes President Trump could have achieved a better "political outcome" after his contentious face-off with top Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. ...
15:39 2019-05-24

GOP senator dares Democrats to impeach Trump: ‘Go to Amazon, buy a spine’ WASHINGTON — US Sen. John Kennedy on Sunday dared Democrats to start impeachment proceedings against President Trump, goading the House members to “go to Amazon” and “buy a spine.” “My Democratic friends have got to make a decision on impeachment. Now, I think impeachment will be a...
01:52 2019-06-03

Trump blames Democrats for drowned migrant father and girl Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the deaths of a migrant father and his young daughter who were pictured face down in a river as they tried to reach the US....
19:39 2019-06-27

If Trump can't make a deal with Xi, rising tariff impact could help Democrats "Folks who aren't in the shadow of a factory are somewhere near a soy field where I live. And manufacturers, and especially soy farmers, are hurting," Buttigieg added....
01:13 2019-06-29

House Democrats move to fight Trump's stonewalling in court U.S. congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, and its underlying evidence, taking a step bound to intensify their clash with President Donald Trump....
00:39 2019-06-07

‘We Can’t Do It.’ Trump Says He Refuses to Talk Policy With Democrats Unless They Stop Investigation (WASHINGTON) — 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 of the Trump-Russia report. After the truncated meeting with the Democratic lead...
22:26 2019-05-22

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Juice called on US lawmakers to get their acts together — taking a veiled shot at the Democrats for their failed impeachment bid against President T...
08:00 2019-07-18

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing of the Border Patrol's leadership....
23:00 2019-07-03

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
22:26 2019-06-06

Trump, In 2020 Campaign Mode, Calls Democrats ‘Radical’ ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a possible second term. A...
13:26 2019-06-19

Rep. Collins says Democrats use migrants as 'pawns' to bash Trump, Republicans Georgia Republican Doug Collins slammed Democrats for using migrants as “pawns” to attack the GOP and President Trump while avoiding to fix the border crisis....
18:13 2019-05-31

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that liberals had sought....
03:39 2019-06-28

Democrats pledging freebies to illegal immigrants is prescription for Trump victory All ten Democratic presidential candidates on stage tonight just gave a huge gift to President Trump by saying they would have government — meaning taxpayers — finance healthcare for illegal immigrants in this country....
05:00 2019-06-28

Democrats Angered by HUD’s Hiring of Trump Aide Who Quit After Racist Posts Senate Democrats want to know why Eric Blankenstein, a former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official, has been hired to an agency that enforces fair housing laws....
07:52 2019-07-02

Democrats Were Struggling to Unify After a Raucous Week. Then President Trump Tweeted Tensions in the Democratic Party were almost boiling over in the last two weeks, with the four high-profile, outspoken House freshmen known as “The Squad” openly at odds with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. There were even accusations that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was “playing the...
02:00 2019-07-16

Lara Trump: 'Frustrating' to watch progressive Democrats 'dump on our country' Democrats' so-called progressive "squad" continues to critique America, which has rightfully led to friction with President Trump, according to 2020 campaign senior adviser Lara Trump....
04:26 2019-07-16

Trump press secretary: Democrats 'hate this president more than they love America' White House principal deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley appeared on "Hannity" Wednesday defending the upcoming Fourth of July parade with military tanks and claiming Democrats were being clouded by their hatred of President Trump. ...
06:26 2019-07-04

Meet the four latest Democrats who have joined the chorus calling for Trump's impeachment Four House Democrats have publicly come out in favor of impeaching President Trump this week, as the party's calls to remove the Commander-in-Chief continue to grow. ...
04:00 2019-06-21

Biden jabs leftwing Democrats and says Trump a bully he'd 'smack in the mouth' Democratic frontrunner defends ‘centre-left’ credentials but admits he wasn’t prepared for debate attack from Kamala HarrisJoe Biden, the Democratic presidential frontrunner, hit out at the Democratic party’s left wing on Friday, suggesting firebrand progressives cannot win in battleground states.Bi...
18:00 2019-07-05

Trump shifts stance on Mueller testimony, questions why Democrats want to hear from him The president had previously said he would leave that decision to Attorney General William P. Barr, who has said he has no problem with an appearance by the special counsel....
17:26 2019-05-24

Trump blasts Democrats for giving lefty ‘Squad’ a ‘free pass’ President Trump questioned why Democrats weren’t racing to “rebuke” comments made by four minority progressives after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would hold a contempt vote against the president for saying the quartet of lawmakers should “go back” to the countri...
18:00 2019-07-16

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the morning after he slapped Mexico with a new tariff as punishment for failing to stanch the flow. “Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for de...
18:26 2019-05-31

House Democrats to get more Mueller evidence, Trump calls witness 'sleazebag' Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump as the U.S. Justice Department agreed to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry....
00:13 2019-06-11

House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes The Democratic-controlled House voted Friday to put a liberalized stamp on Pentagon policy, including a bipartisan proposal to limit President Donald Trump's authority to make war against Iran....
20:39 2019-07-12

Democrats condemn Trump administration's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing of the Border Patrol's leadership....
22:13 2019-07-03

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
00:39 2019-06-07

Democrats and some Republicans question Trump’s vetting process after Shanahan withdrawal Senators wonder why they weren’t told sooner about the domestic abuse allegations involving Shanahan, but they are divided over whether to investigate the matter further....
02:26 2019-06-19

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he could not work with them unless they dropped multiple inv...
00:26 2019-05-23

Trump drives media agenda, taunts Democrats, as Kibitzer-in-Chief Donald Trump has many roles: cultural commentator, Twitter titan, reality show producer, kibitzer-in-chief, all intertwined with the job of running the country....
09:52 2019-05-22

Trump delays mass deportation raids, seeks deal with Democrats U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone mass deportation raids for two weeks as he seeks compromise with Democratic leaders on immigration issues....
00:39 2019-06-23

Democrats who stood with Clinton through impeachment urge caution in pursuit of Trump “It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” Rep. Anna G. Eshoo said as some of the House’s younger lawmakers clamor to begin proceedings against the president....
23:13 2019-05-22

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
18:13 2019-06-09

For Democrats, Trump impeachment question is a personal struggle transcending politics The Washington Post interviewed 45 Democrats spanning the caucus’s divides and found lawmakers struggling with how to respond to a norm-smashing president....
00:26 2019-06-09

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But with the Trump administration now at a moment of rec...
21:13 2019-05-22

Democrats' demands for Trump's taxes, McGahn testimony are 'all for show:' Sen. Cornyn Sen. John Cornyn pushed back Wednesday against efforts by House Democrats to obtain President Trump's taxes and financial records, while demanding testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn. ...
22:39 2019-05-22

Democrats split on how to counter racism in 2020 election as Trump exploits it The party’s left wing wants an all-in battle against racism, while others question whether race should be the centerpiece of the campaign to replace Trump....
03:13 2019-07-19

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
01:26 2019-05-31

Trump angrily walks out of meeting with Democrats after Pelosi says he is ‘engaged in a coverup’ In the Rose Garden, the president insisted he would not work with Democrats unless they abandon their investigations of his businesses, presidency and personal finances....
03:52 2019-05-23

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit over his business properties....
20:39 2019-05-29

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more money to the Trump 2020 campaign than to most Democrat...
00:13 2019-07-19

Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
17:52 2019-05-22

Classified Iran briefing becomes heated as Trump team clashes with Democrats A classified Senate briefing on Iranian plots against the United States turned into a tense clash between top U.S. officials and lawmakers frustrated with President Trump’s strategy toward Tehran....
11:00 2019-05-22

New data show risk to Democrats of fully repealing Trump tax cuts A new analysis by the Joint Committee of Taxation, which is tasked with providing the official analysis of tax policy for members of Congress, demonstrates the risk to Democrats who choose to run on fully repealing President Trump's tax cuts....
20:13 2019-06-27

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night in North Carolina. The chant broke out after the president went on an extended rant about Omar ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
05:52 2019-05-23

Utah Trump Supporter Arrested for Allegedly Threatening to Kill Democrats Officials in Utah have arrested and charged a Salt Lake City area man for allegedly making thousands of threatening phone calls to multiple Democratic lawmakers, in which he promised to “take up my Second Amendment right and shoot you liberals in the head,” among other allegations laid out in a crim...
22:52 2019-06-07

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....
03:01 2019-06-12

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border....
21:39 2019-06-23

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sources....
21:13 2019-06-13

Lindsey Graham warns Trump: Don't let Democrats 'goad you' into dropping infrastructure plans A top Capitol Hill ally of President Donald Trump warned him on Friday not to let his simmering feud with Democrats stop him from striking a deal with lawmakers to tackle the nation's infrastructure needs.Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) appeared Friday on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends" — the pro-Trump cable...
21:52 2019-05-24

Robert Johnson of BET Fame Still Got Love for Donald Trump While Saying of Democrats: Y’all Moving Too Far, Too Fast The nation’s first black billionaire, BET founder Robert Johnson, says Democrats are moving too far to the left for his taste, and that when it comes to Donald Trump, ya gotta give credit where credit is due....
07:39 2019-07-10

‘Does the president have the power to declare war?’: Democrats grill Trump official on Iran – video The US state department's expert on Iran, Brian Hook, is on the receiving end of a series of questions by Democrats, who ask how the Trump administration views its powers to declare war. Hook stresses that the administration is pursuing diplomacy with Iran. 'No one should be uncertain about our desi...
10:26 2019-06-20

CNN's Toobin hits Democrats for lack of action against Trump: Stop talking and 'get to work' CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin urged House Democrats to hold substantive hearings in the impeachment process, downplaying the importance of the scheduled testimony from Watergate figure John Dean....
19:00 2019-06-07

House Democrats move to authorize subpoenas for Trump officials and immigration documents The House Judiciary Committee moved Tuesday to authorize subpoenas for two separate issues: an array of documents and testimony related to the administration's immigration policies and to former and current Trump administration officials, including the President's son-in-law Jared Kushner, as part o...
19:52 2019-07-09

Dennis Kucinich says Harris-Biden exchange bad for Democrats: 'You divide, Trump conquers' The decision by Sen. Kamala Harris to attack former Vice President Joe Biden over school busing during Thursday's Democratic Party debate could hurt the party heading into 2020, according to Dennis Kucinich....
06:52 2019-06-29

Here's one way Democrats can defeat Trump: be radically anti-war | Mark Hannah and Stephen Wertheim For too long, Democrats have accepted the national-security establishment consensus. Voters are desperate for a different kind of foreign policyPresident Trump is at it again. He promised to extricate the United States from endless war in the Middle East and still says that’s the goal. Yet he is tak...
10:52 2019-07-01

Democrats' Emoluments Lawsuit Seeking Trump Financial Records Hits a Snag Efforts by congressional Democrats to subpoena President Donald Trump’s financial records are facing another legal setback after a federal appeals court sent the case back to a lower court....
20:26 2019-07-20

Virginia Democrats vow to boycott legislature's 400th anniversary celebration if Trump attends Virginia Democratic lawmakers said Friday they will boycott an upcoming ceremony to mark the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America if President Trump attends, urging organizers to "Send Him Back." ...
01:39 2019-07-21

Justice Dept. Seeks to Halt Democrats’ Suit Over Trump’s Profits in Office The department asked an appeals court for an emergency order halting the emoluments lawsuit as congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the president’s businesses....
02:26 2019-07-09

Trump impeachment push is proof Democrats have an 'empty agenda:' Rep. Matt Gaetz When it comes to whether or not Democrats will bring impeachment charges against President Trump, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., believes it's just another empty part of Democrats empty agenda....
05:52 2019-05-22

Democrats fear Trump will pull US out of last major arms control treaty with Russia FAREWELL TO ARMS CONTROL: President Trump’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier has Democrats concerned he will essentially do the same with the last major arms agreement with Moscow, by allowing the New Strategic Arms Reduction T...
17:26 2019-06-06

Democrats plan vote condemning 'xenophobic' Trump attacks on minority congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her party would introduce a resolution criticizing his "xenophobic tweets."...
20:39 2019-07-15

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
10:13 2019-06-19

Sanders kicks fight against Trump into high gear as Democrats swarm San Francisco U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday called on California Democrats to unite against Donald Trump, kicking the 2020 presidential campaign into high gear with jabs against the Republican president and a veiled swipe at Democratic rival Joe Biden....
22:52 2019-06-02

Democrats are right to condemn Trump’s racism, but they risk walking into his trap | Jonathan Freedland Trump is banking on his race-baiting winning him votes. And Democrats will have to navigate a tricky course to stop himYou’d think it would happen all the time. Given how often they’re drawn from different parties, it should be routine for the US House of Representatives to condemn the president. In...
14:26 2019-07-17

Donald Trump Jr. blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' claim: Democrats don't want my father to have 'any wins' After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused his father of a "cover-up," Donald Trump Jr. said on "Fox & Friends" Thursday that Democrats are not interested in working with President Trump on infrastructure or other issues. ...
17:00 2019-05-23

Angry Democrats step up calls for Nancy Pelosi to impeach Donald Trump A growing number of Democrats are piling the pressure on House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the launch of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
16:00 2019-05-22

Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Democrats are planning to host a Capitol Hill event featuring psychiatrists who will warn that President Trump is unfit for office based on his mental health....
11:13 2019-06-05

Trump blasts Democrats for Hope Hicks testimony, calls congressional hearings 'rigged' Trump criticized congressional Democrats for subpoenaeing ex-aide Hope Hicks to testify about incidents detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller's report....
20:52 2019-06-19

Bret Baier: Censure vote against Trump a 'campaign commercial in the making' for House Democrats Fox News' Bret Baier said a possible censure vote in the House to condemn President Trump's tweeting is a "campaign commercial in the making" for Democratic candidates running for reelection in 2020. ...
01:39 2019-07-17

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough blasts 'Woke Democrats' in fiery tweetstorm: You'll 'lose another election to Trump' MSNBC's anti-Trump morning show star Joe Scarborough turned the tables on Tuesday and slammed the 2020 Democrats for embracing "woke" positions, insisting that will lead them to "lose another election" to President Trump. ...
00:26 2019-07-03

Judge says Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Trump financial records to House Democrats Deutsche Bank and Capital One can turn over financial documents related to President Donald Trump and his businesses in response to subpoenas from House Democrats, a judge said....
23:52 2019-05-22

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

‘Open Season on Our Elections.’ 2020 Democrats Criticized Trump’s Foreign Interference Comment Democratic presidential candidates harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks that he wouldn’t necessarily call the FBI if offered information from a foreign government about them. “President Trump is once again welcoming foreign interference in our elections,” tweet...
18:52 2019-06-13

Democrats hope Mueller testimony will put bright spotlight on Trump’s efforts to derail investigation When the former special counsel appears on Capitol Hill next week, House lawmakers believe he could be a powerful narrator of possible efforts by the president to obstruct the probe....
14:39 2019-07-19

Democrats Vote to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Republicans Use a Rule From 1801 to Defend Him If you needed evidence that the rules of Washington are in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory, you just needed to watch the C-SPAN coverage of the House on Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump’s words “racist,” citing tweets he sent telling four fem...
11:00 2019-07-17

Jason Chaffetz on Trump impeachment push: Democrats reached conclusions, now they are 'in search of facts' Democrats have already reached a conclusion on the impeachment of President Trump, but are now "in search of facts" to back it up, former congressman Jason Chaffetz said Wednesday. ...
17:00 2019-05-22

Democrats question absence of black or Hispanic nominees among Trump’s 41 circuit court judges The Senate was poised to move ahead on the nomination of Daniel Bress to the 9th Circuit, the president’s 42nd nominee to the powerful appellate bench....
12:00 2019-07-09

Handwritten Note Proves Trump Is a Dotard as He 'Intentially' Sought to Bash Democrats' 'Achomlishments' The president of the United States doesn’t just act like a third grader, he spells like one who has refused to go to school and instead sits in his room and makes deals with Russians while touting himself as the biggest billionaire the world has ever seen....
00:00 2019-05-25

Rush Limbaugh: Trump giving Democrats a taste of their own medicine by criticizing Biden in Japan Is President Trump crossing the line by criticizing former Vice President Joe Biden oversees? Or is the president just doing what Democrats have always done? Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh lauded the president Tuesday and called out Democrats for their criticism of Trump mocking Bid...
07:26 2019-05-29

Pro-Trump college GOP activist Charlie Kirk will launch a new group to target Democrats in 2020 The page concludes with a notice that Turning Point Action is a 501(c)(4) entity, which by law can campaign either for or against candidates running for office....
17:13 2019-05-21

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
07:26 2019-06-22

Key Democrats join calls for Donald Trump to be impeached after Robert Mueller breaks silence Three prominent Democrats have joined calls for Donald Trump to be impeached after Robert Mueller broke his two-year silence on his probe into allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential election....
11:52 2019-05-30

Mark Levin: Media 98% anti-Trump, ‘incestuous’ with Democrats, fake news real Conservative media mogul Mark Levin is calling for a national debate on the liberal advocacy and bias of much of the media, a growing trend propelled by the election of President Trump that he fears threatens the nation....
18:52 2019-05-21

Daily on Energy: Democrats prepare to fight Trump EPA’s effort to force pipelines on states Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:52 2019-06-10

Trump impeachment debate 'torturing' Democrats, Matt Gaetz tells Sean Hannity Democrats are "tortured" by the issue of whether to impeach President Trump, one Republican congressman said Thursday in reaction to news that Trump has given Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify documents regarding the origins of the Russia investigation....
06:39 2019-05-24

Democrats peddling 'false' Trump narrative to make up for fact they 'blew this last election:' Sean Spicer Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic Party are trying to signify a false narrative about the Trump administration....
22:39 2019-05-22

Collins slams 'political hack' Democrats over Trump investigations: American people not part of their agenda House Democrats are not interested in putting forth an agenda to help the American people and are instead entirely focused on investigating President Trump, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee said Thursday. ...
17:00 2019-05-23

Nancy Pelosi to meet Democrats amid impeachment talk; Donald Trump slams 'harassment' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet with House Democrats in a private meeting Wednesday as pressure builds on whether to introduce impeachment action against President Donald Trump....
17:39 2019-05-22

Trump appeals judge's ruling that Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Democrats financial records President Donald Trump, his businesses and members of his family on Friday appealed a federal judge's decision that Deutsche Bank and Capital One can turn over years of financial records relating to the president....
18:39 2019-05-24

Donald Trump blames Democrats for deaths of migrant father and toddler daughter who drowned while trying to reach the US President Donald Trump has blamed the Democrats for the deaths of a migrant father and his toddler daughter who drowned on the banks of the Rio Grande while trying to reach US soil....
19:00 2019-06-27

Senate Democrats urge Federal Reserve to probe Deutsche Bank's relationship with Trump, Kushner Senate Democrats are now urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank’s relationship with President Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports that bank officials ignored alleged suspicious activities on their accounts....
21:52 2019-06-06

FACT CHECK: Trump rally in North Carolina, Democrats’ statements lead to heated week in U.S. politics U.S. President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of colour hate America....
16:13 2019-07-20

'When they do provocative things, they're going to be met with provocation': Lindsey Graham blames progressive Democrats in his stalwart defense of Trump and his rhetoric J. Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina launched a staunch defense of President Donald Trump's rhetoric and suggested a group of newly-elected progressive lawmakers who oppose Trump's policies acted in a way that was bound "to be met with provocation." "He's fighting...
09:26 2019-07-19

Ahead of Mueller hearings, top Democrats call Trump ‘unindicted co-conspirator’ and accuse him of ‘high crimes and misdemeanors’ House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler stopped short of calling for Trump’s impeachment....
22:52 2019-07-21

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:26 2019-06-05

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:39 2019-06-20

Trump Consultant Is Trolling Democrats With Biden Site That Isn’t Biden’s Armed with bogus websites that mock leading candidates, a Trump campaign worker is exploiting tensions on the left with Russian-style disinformation....
08:52 2019-06-30

Trump: Radical Democrats 'want to destroy you' President Donald Trump kicked off his reelection campaign in Florida with a grievance-filled rally that attacked the press, the political establishment and Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation into Russian election interference. (June 18)        ...
04:00 2019-06-19

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed to stop it.        ...
20:13 2019-06-12

Unhappy Democrats Things are going pretty well. The economy refuses to stop growing. The stock market continues to set records for soaring, not crashing. At long last, wages are creeping upward. President Trump isn’t pulling up stakes around the world and isolating the country, as many feared he would. Nor has he sta...
23:26 2019-07-05

Nearly 3/4 of Democrats don't know what 'Medicare for all' is Nearly 3 out of every 4 Democrats believe that a "Medicare for all" program includes an option for people to keep their private insurance if they like it....
02:13 2019-06-18

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democratic demands....
02:52 2019-05-23

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were held today. This is happening despite the fact that Trump’s immigration policy continues to garner ...
19:13 2019-07-09

NIMBY California Democrats California's increasingly left-wing residents want open borders, and they want their state to give handouts to immigrants, legal and illegal. But they don’t want any building to house this low-income riffraff anywhere near their expensive homes....
09:00 2019-06-02

The Democrats’ Pointman on Impeachment The hardest job in Washington right now belongs to a straight-talking New Yorker in his 70s. And it’s not President Donald Trump. As Trump ramps up his defiance of House Democratic investigations, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, 71, is a key player in the fight. Nadler’s com...
13:26 2019-05-23

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achievement...
14:39 2019-05-21

Democrats to try again on overdue $19B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats appear likely to try again to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill that’s a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. A GOP conservative blocked an attempt late last week to pass the measure under f...
16:39 2019-05-28

Democrats clash over 'Medicare for all' in first debate The issue over health insurance marked the first stark divide among the candidates, and sparked a heated back-and-forth between many of the candidates on stage....
19:52 2019-06-27

Democrats: Prisoners of the past on the economy We are all, to some extent, prisoners of the past. Things that have already happened — or that we remember as having happened — constitute the world that we know. Anything else is a product of imagination....
02:39 2019-07-11

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mexican official said....
20:13 2019-07-05

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
03:00 2019-06-14

How the 2016 Debates Are Still Haunting Democrats Democrats and Republicans had opposing problems when they held their presidential primary debates in 2016. For Democrats, the perception that the party Establishment favored Hillary Clinton fueled criticism about the format and timing of the debates. On the GOP side, a crowded field of candidates ma...
18:52 2019-05-30

The Squad: progressive Democrats reveal how they got their name ‘Anyone who is interested in building a more equitable and just world is a part of the Squad,’ Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley saidFour progressive democrats known as “the Squad” have revealed the source of their fierce moniker – they gave it to themselves at a photo shoot.“Someone said, ‘Oh you shoul...
00:00 2019-07-18

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s changing....
17:52 2019-06-06

Trudeau to prod Democrats on USMCA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lobby House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to take up the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade during a visit to Washington this week....
04:26 2019-06-18

Denmark election: Social Democrats on course to win The center-left party pledged to pursue a restrictive immigration policy if it forms the next government. The far-right Danish People's Party saw its support fall by more than half compared to the last election....
22:13 2019-06-05

Democrats to face off against a reluctant Mueller House Democrats are facing a daunting challenge this week — goading Robert Mueller into offering testimony that could irreparably damage Donald Trump’s presidency.In the three months since the conclusion of the former special counsel’s investigation, Democrats have struggled to use Mueller’s 448-pag...
05:39 2019-07-22

Democrats want to tax the wealthy, but not in blue states Here's a question: if Democrats want "Medicare for all," much increased college tuition support, and a "Green New Deal," how can they possibly backtrack on the mild tax hike that President Trump's tax bill imposed on wealthy citizens in blue states?...
23:00 2019-05-31

Wayward Democrats Return, but Are Still Under Fire For the first time in six years, every Democrat in the New York State Senate is working with the Democratic conference. But they are likely to face re-election challenges from the left....
18:39 2019-07-07

AP analysis: For Democrats, big government is back The Democratic Party is in no mood for a coronation. Joe Biden stepped onto the debate stage Thursday as a fragile front-runner and walked away facing new questions about whether he can maintain his standing atop the field. (June 28)        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
22:00 2019-06-18

DOJ agrees to share some Mueller documents with Democrats The Justice Department has agreed to share some documents from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation with House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- but warned that their cooperation would grind to a halt should the panel move to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt....
17:00 2019-05-22

House Democrats Subpoena a Who’s Who of Mueller Witnesses The House Judiciary Committee approved a dozen new subpoenas targeting Mueller witnesses, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, and Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general....
19:13 2019-07-11

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles quit, with members appalled by plummeting popularity agitating for the party to leave Chancellor Angela Merkel's scrappy coalition....
14:39 2019-06-03

The Trailer: Democrats weren't really clamoring for another candidate In this edition: Tom Steyer's running no matter what Democrats say, the GOP is running against Pelosi and "AOC" again, and Republican women try to win one in North Carolina....
02:39 2019-07-10

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink into the ocean—the moderators devoted a combined 15 minutes of airtime to the biggest existential threa...
21:13 2019-07-11

To Fox or not to Fox? 2020 Democrats divided over appearing on network Buttigieg won plaudits on the rightwing channel; Warren was hailed for avoiding it. The dilemma has broad implicationsTo Fox or not to Fox? That is the question for Democrats running for president in 2020.In recent weeks, Senator Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg have made a compelling case fo...
13:52 2019-05-29

Democrats Descend on Iowa for a Chance to Break Through Nineteen presidential candidates visited the state this weekend, talking to voters and trying to grab a moment to distinguish themselves in a historically crowded field....
02:26 2019-06-10

House Democrats Reportedly Want to Go After Rudy Giuliani The Daily Beast reported on Friday that congressional Democrats are considering launching a probe into Trump lawyer and sycophant Rudy Giuliani and his work overseas, after Giuliani attempted to push an investigation into Joe Biden’s son and his work in the Ukraine....
17:26 2019-06-07

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get abortions has more people looking to the GOP. “On...
19:39 2019-05-22

24 Democrats are running for president. Voters and donors like only five of them. There are nearly as many Democrats running for president as there are days in July. With so many choices to choose from, you might be wondering how potential Democratic primary voters are wading through all of the candidates. But as the latest fundraising reports and polling shows, the giant field o...
05:13 2019-07-19

Democrats weigh vengeance on Republicans over judges Republicans are steamrolling Democrats on judges. But the question of whether to be as cutthroat as the GOP is already splitting the party as the 2020 campaign ramps up. The left has been radicalized by the Republican offensive, with activists and several presidential candidates eager for payback a...
11:13 2019-07-22

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan, demanding “structural change” in the economy and the government as Democrats met on the debate...
18:52 2019-06-27

House Democrats Want Mueller to Testify, Despite His Reluctance Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but Democrats want him on a witness stand....
00:00 2019-05-30

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns pitching a crowd of state party officials, activist...
05:52 2019-06-09

Democrats had a lot more power in state legislatures this year. Here’s what they did with it. They expanded access to abortion in half a dozen states, created universal background checks for gun sales and pushed a lot of climate change legislation....
16:39 2019-07-03

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-07-09

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financial Services Committee since she became chairwoman in January. The new legislation that the California...
15:26 2019-06-21

Democrats and GOP might negotiate over a less strict version of net neutrality Last month, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved the Save the Internet Act by a vote of 232-190. The bill would return net neutrality to the books; the Obama-era rules made sure that all streaming content was treated the same by ISPs and wireless providers. It also prevented a c...
07:00 2019-05-26

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious franchise character each of the 2020 presidential candidates are. That’s right, race fans—we’re taking one of the least political and most entertainin...
16:01 2019-05-24

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
06:52 2019-05-31

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field....
16:13 2019-06-20

In First Debate, Democrats Say They’re All for Change, but Argue Over How Far to Go and at What Cost In the Democrats’ first presidential primary debate Wednesday night, the candidates each hit on the need for change, but showed differences about how they would achieve such change and on how far such change should go....
00:13 2019-06-28

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds WASHINGTON (AP) — The decisions being made over whether or not to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political. And Democrats know they’ll have fallout in 2020 and beyond. Some lawmakers say impeachment will benefit t...
05:00 2019-06-18

The Trailer: The Democrats who don't miss Obama (or Biden) In this edition: Why the left has no Obama (or Biden) nostalgia, demystifying the Democrats' baffling "squad" wars, and why Sanders skipped Netroots....
04:26 2019-07-15

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when Democrats controlled Congress and decided to suspend...
00:00 2019-06-05

Democrats Diverge on Economy and Immigration in First Debate Elizabeth Warren set the tone for the party’s progressive wing, but others among the 10 candidates were more cautious, producing clashes along ideological lines....
22:26 2019-06-27

Larry Krasner Needs the Democrats to Stand Up for Justice Larry Krasner, one of America’s most fiery advocates for criminal justice reform, was elected district attorney of Philadelphia in 2017 on a platform of ending mass incarceration. He says that will be a 30-year project—but he is not taking any time off....
20:00 2019-07-16

Young Democrats gather for night two of first debate TUCSON — At Gentle Ben’s on Main Gate Square, dozens of young voters watch the second night of the first Democratic Debate as a group. The president of the Pima County Young Democrats, Ciara Carnes, loves politics, but she’s not in love with the early leader among Democrats, former...
10:52 2019-06-28

Ingraham: Pelosi and the Democrats 'uninterested in working' Fox News' Laura Ingraham said Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Peloi's actions today proved that Democrats are "uninterested" when it comes to working with President Trump....
15:13 2019-05-23

A Key Piece of Obamacare Finds an Unlikely Foe: House Democrats The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself....
21:39 2019-07-17

Back home, Democrats hear a lot, or not much, on impeachment YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — In suburban Philadelphia, it took about eight minutes into the question-and-answer session at freshman Rep. Madeleine Dean’s town hall for someone to ask about impeachment. It came up only indirectly at a town hall in Southern California. And in Yorktown, Va., it never got...
09:13 2019-06-01

The Latest: Brennan, Sherman brief Democrats on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local): 12:10 p.m. House Democrats have received a closed-door briefing on Iran from former CIA Director John Brennan and former State Department official Wendy Sherman, who negotiated the Iran nuclear deal. Bren...
18:26 2019-05-21

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
07:52 2019-06-02

Chamber optimistic that Democrats want USMCA passed The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, said Monday it was optimistic that Democrats in Congress would pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade despite it having been stalled for months in the Democratic-led House....
22:26 2019-06-17

Biden takes jab at AOC, argues most Democrats are not ‘way left’ Joe Biden said in a new interview that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — while “brilliant” and “bright” — does not represent Democrats who can win a general election in a competitive district or state. The Democratic presidential front-runner, in an interview with CNN, expressed profound skepticism of...
15:39 2019-07-05

2020 Democrats have all the wrong ideas for the budget It’s no secret that the two dozen or so 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are promising a slew of new and expanded government programs that are often “universal” and “free.” Americans should be skeptical when they hear these buzzwords, which are code for “rationed” and “expensive” when Democra...
06:00 2019-07-16

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeachment, said that the impeachment debate should be about holding President Donald ...
18:39 2019-05-26

Democrats’ use of Spanish in debate evokes praise, eye rolls ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some Democratic presidential hopefuls spoke some Spanish during the first televised debate of the 2020 election, evoking praise from some Latino activists and eye rolls from others. Advocates looking for clues about how candidates would respond to issues facing Latinos saw t...
22:39 2019-06-27

Don't laugh at Democrats on healthcare. Private insurance is a catastrophe It's funny to watch the Democratic presidential candidates on the debate stage Thursday as they tried to out-liberal each other on how to fix healthcare but the issue itself isn't a joke. And that Democrats are debating it is a good thing....
05:00 2019-06-28

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters that Democrats plan to vo...
19:26 2019-06-19

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential candidates took it from there, saying for the firs...
00:52 2019-05-30

Kamala Harris' 2020 bid seems to fade as other Democrats bypass her Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ star appears to be dimming as other Democrats rise past her while she struggles to gain a footing among likely voters....
12:13 2019-06-01

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
18:52 2019-05-29

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Cory Booker and Julián Castro endorsed impeachment proceedings on Wednesday, joining six other presidential candidates who had already called for it....
22:26 2019-05-29

The Latest: Denmark’s Social Democrats cheer election win COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The latest on Denmark’s general election (all times local): 12:40 a.m. The leader of Denmark’s Social Democrats says voters have decided a new direction and a new government in the country’s general elections. A nearly complete preliminary count from Wedn...
01:52 2019-06-06

You Got Complaint? Talk To Me, Do Not Tweet: Nancy Pelosi To Democrats US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements......
03:39 2019-07-11

Kevin McCarthy: Democrats are hypocrites on foreign meddling Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is hitting back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, accusing Democrats of hypocrisy over foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election. (June 13)        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

The 2020 Democrats Still Fall Miserably Short on Guns Gun control is often touted as an integral part of the Democratic Party’s platform. It’s become common and accepted for members of the party to support “common sense” gun reform like universal background checks and, to a somewhat lesser extent, further restrictions on assault weapons....
22:52 2019-06-19

To 2020 Democrats, abortion is a priority — but not a personal story COLUMBIA, S.C. — Although Democratic presidential candidates committed themselves to abortion rights at a Planned Parenthood forum held here Saturday, they avoided any suggestion that the issue is a personal one for them....
07:00 2019-06-23

Rep. Crenshaw slams AOC, Democrats on border crackdown: 'They don't want solutions' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is using the border crisis to call President Trump evil not to find real solutions, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas told Fox News....
17:00 2019-07-22

Democrats resurrect bill to punish election interference House Democrats on Thursday resurrected a new version of a bill that would go after Russia and other foreign adversaries that meddle in U.S. elections....
00:26 2019-06-28

2020 Democrats grapple with California’s electoral buzz saw SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly all the Democratic presidential hopefuls have yet to hire staff or spend money in the nation’s biggest state, California, which also offers the largest number of delegates. Most of the attention is being focused on the four states that vote first for a party nominee...
08:52 2019-06-03

Denmark's Social Democrats move back into power Social Democrats have taken the most seats in an election centered on issues of immigration, climate and welfare. Left-leaning parties did well, while support for the populist Danish People's Party plummeted....
10:39 2019-06-06

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party’s presidential candidates to abandon it. Lawmakers are arguing that any attempt to undo the longstanding consensus is doomed to fail and not ...
23:13 2019-06-10

Here Are the Facts Behind Some of Democrats’ Biggest Claims in Thursday’s Debate The second night of the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate was at times a fast-paced raucous affair, with candidates shouting over each other and struggling to be heard. The ten candidates — including front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Kamala Harr...
22:39 2019-06-28

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
00:13 2019-06-22

Rep. Bob Gibbs: Democrats can work with the GOP on immigration instead of saving it for 2020 As the House passed a last-minute bill in June to provide humanitarian assistance funding for the recent influx of people attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, once-invisible cracks began to show in the wall of solidarity among Democrats. The extremist Left among House Democrats aban...
06:52 2019-07-18

House Democrats unveil $4.5 billion border measure WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have unveiled a $4.5 billion measure to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and to the government’s responsibility to care for tens of thousands of people seeking safe harbor under U.S. asylum laws. The measure is scheduled for a ...
19:13 2019-06-21

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest....
20:13 2019-06-27

Democrats have moved 'too far to the left,' says BET network founder Bob Johnson America's political establishment is riven with partisanship that has become "very wicked and very mean," said entrepreneur and media mogul Robert Johnson....
10:26 2019-07-09

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration because thousands of their citizens sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico....
22:26 2019-06-21

Democrats back away from demand to reopen USMCA talks House Democrats are backing away from their demand that the Trump administration get its trade partners to renegotiate the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade....
20:13 2019-06-27

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
03:00 2019-06-19

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The slate of hearings on the Russia probe means lawmakers are picking up the pace on an investigatio...
07:26 2019-06-10

Democrats Grapple With a Sprawling Primary Field, and No One to Shape It The field of 24 candidates is too unwieldy, some Democrats say. But with big names like the Clintons and Obamas remaining silent, the party lacks anyone to sort it out....
11:26 2019-07-04

Chad Pergram: Democrats 'nowhere near' the amount of votes they need for impeachment While the prospect of impeachment has caught a lot of media attention, FOX Senior Capitol Hill Producer Chad Pergram said the sheer number of supportive politicians made it very unlikely....
16:01 2019-06-01

Queens DA race emerges as battleground for liberal Democrats NEW YORK (AP) — The race for district attorney of the New York City borough of Queens is shaping up as a battle between moderate Democrats and the left wing of the party. Six candidates are competing in the June 25 Democratic primary. The winner will be strongly favored to win a November general ele...
23:13 2019-06-21

Hannity unloads on Democrats, Nadler, Schiff, Maddow and CNN Fox News' Sean Hannity didn't hold back Tuesday, going after Democrats for their latest anti-Trump comments and for inviting Watergate figure John Dean to speak on Capitol Hill, while also bashing the "mainstream media" for continuing to "smear" the president....
09:13 2019-06-05

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia....
01:52 2019-06-13

Here's how 2020 Democrats are stacking up in early nominating states Joe Biden has led or tied for the top spot in every major 2020 Democratic presidential primary poll of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada so far....
02:00 2019-06-13

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
21:26 2019-07-17

Miami, Drowning and Scorching, Awaits Democrats for Debate Activists wanted a Democratic debate focused entirely on climate change. They aren’t getting one, but in Miami this week, the issue will be inescapable....
19:00 2019-06-27

For lesser-known Democrats, debates offer opportunity and risk For most of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, next week's debates will be their first leap into the high-risk, high-reward glare of the national political spotlight....
14:39 2019-06-21

'Single payer' hearing highlights differences among Democrats A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare....
03:26 2019-05-23

Trio to provisionally lead Germany's Social Democrats Three SPD politicians, including two state premiers, are set to provisionally lead the party after Andrea Nahles announced her resignation. When the party will elect a new leader will be determined later this month....
17:39 2019-06-03

Ari Fleischer: Democrats 'planting the seeds of destruction of their party' Democratic presidential candidates proposing liberal policies like free college and Medicare-for-all are on a path to destroying their party, according to former White House Press secretary Ari Fleischer....
06:52 2019-07-02

Democrats launch hearings to keep focus on Mueller report WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are beginning the summer by trying to keep the public’s focus on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Monday that his panel will hold a series of hearings on “the alleged crimes and other ...
21:52 2019-06-03

Democrats demand action on Republican who threatened police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democratic senators at the Oregon statehouse are delaying the start of the last day of legislative session once again throwing the Senate into disarray. Democratic Sen. Shemia Fagan said Sunday that some Democrats are demanding Republican Sen. Brian Boquist not be allowed to retur...
22:39 2019-06-30

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings against President Donald Trump.As the administration continues to stonewall requests for documents —...
08:26 2019-05-22

Democrats divided as pressure to impeach builds: ‘What are you waiting for?’ Dozens of Democrats have called for Trump impeachment proceedings in wake of Mueller’s report – but Pelosi has remained steadfast in opposing an inquiryIn the House of Representatives the apparently frustrated Democratic congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, had one question for the leadership of h...
15:52 2019-06-30

The Latest: Democrats Nominate Bowman For Kentucky Treasurer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on voting in Kentucky’s primary election Tuesday (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Banker Michael Bowman of Louisville has won the Democratic nomination for the office of treasurer. Bowman touted his experience as a bank officer managing a multi-million dollar fina...
02:39 2019-05-22

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say budget talks 'productive' The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with Republican lawmakers and White House officials on federal spending were "productive."...
02:52 2019-05-22

Democrats want to solve an inequality problem that doesn't exist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tells us that wealth inequality is at grotesque and immoral levels. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has a plan to tax everyone lots and lots to solve this. The slight problem is that the Federal Reserve tells us that wealth inequality isn't at those high levels. In fact, ...
14:13 2019-06-18

Chris Matthews: Many pro-life voters feel Democrats 'look down' on them MSNBC host Chris Matthews said the Democratic party has tunred it's back on middle America and "discarded" the working class, during a Monday interview on "Morning Joe." ...
21:26 2019-06-17

Democrats clash on healthcare, border in scrappy first U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system....
19:39 2019-06-27

House Democrats infighting escalates with late-night tweet US House TV via Reuters Infighting in the House Democratic caucus continued Friday with a late-night tweet from the official House Democrats Twitter account. "Who is this guy and why is he explicitly singling out a Native American woman of color?" the tweet asked. "Her name is Congresswoman Davids,...
10:26 2019-07-13

Save Us From 'Centrist' Democrats Spouting Mindless Clichés About Impeachment One of the recurring themes in the many “will they or won’t they” impeachment intrigue stories about Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats is the idea that Pelosi is protecting members in swing districts, particularly freshmen, from making a tough vote. The New York Times published a story on Sunday ...
22:00 2019-06-17

John Delaney splits with Democrats with 'real' climate plan Presidential candidate John Delaney released a $4 trillion plan Thursday to fight climate change that calls for a carbon tax, contrasting himself with follow Democrats who have not endorsed carbon pricing....
22:52 2019-05-23

Germany's Social Democrats seek new leader, question coalition Germany's Social Democrats on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles resigned and SPD members, appalled by the party's plunging popularity, called for ditching their scrappy coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
18:00 2019-06-03

Andy McCarthy: Democrats don't have impeachment grounds 'as framers would have understood it' As Rashida Tlaib argues towards an increased push by Democrats in the House of Representatives on the impeachment of President Trump, Former U.S. Attorney General Andy McCarthy said that the process will be purely political....
20:01 2019-05-28

Warren’s $19 million haul highlights big fundraising quarter for Democrats The sprawling Democratic field is on track to exceed President Trump’s record-setting $105 million intake for the second quarter of 2019, signaling voter enthusiasm....
12:00 2019-07-09

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill that helps victims of domestic and sexual violence. At a news conference on Wednesday, Rep. Jackie Speier of California took aim at Senate Majority Lea...
00:39 2019-05-23

Moderate Dem slams 'squad' for threatening to primary him: 'They're not Democrats ... they're socialists' Rep. Henry Cuellar D-Texas, responded to the threat of a primary from the four female progressive House members known as "the squad" on Tuesday and accused them of being socialists in disguise. ...
01:39 2019-07-17

Tensions Between Pelosi and Progressive Democrats of ‘the Squad’ Burst Into Flame Tensions between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her “squad” have burst into the open, testing House Democratic unity....
19:52 2019-07-09

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people “a fundamental right” to make decisions about their reproductive health. The State Journal-Register reports a House comm...
19:00 2019-05-27

House Democrats Are Openly Fighting With Nancy Pelosi About Impeachment In a closed-room meeting on Monday, House Democratic leadership, including members of the House Judiciary Committee battled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over impeaching Donald Trump, or at the very least opening an inquiry into impeachment, according to multiple reports....
16:13 2019-05-21

House Democrats Are Really Serious About Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt This Time House Democratic leaders are moving forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to provide subpoenaed documents relating to the 2020 Census, according to Politico....
03:52 2019-07-09

Jeff Merkley: Democrats don't support open borders, it's a 'myth' Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said Democrats always have supported stronger security measures at the southern border and denounced the notion of their desire for open borders, calling it a "myth." ...
08:39 2019-07-08

In photos: Democrats running for president debate issues in Miami Healthcare, immigration and climate change were among the top issues confronting 10 candidates for president in the first of two Democratic Party debates Wednesday in Miami. A second slate of 10 candidates takes the stage on Thursday....
18:52 2019-06-27

‘They’re rich and ready’: House Democrats outpace GOP in fundraising by nearly $20 million Most moderate Democratic freshmen will have the resources to try to counter the GOP message — money they will need with Trump at the top of the ticket....
16:00 2019-07-22

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for delivering their message....
15:52 2019-06-01

Democrats call Biden ‘unchanging’ and a ‘disaster waiting to happen’ Twenty-two of Joe Biden’s rivals on Saturday tried to make the case that he’s not the best choice for 2020, mostly without mentioning his name. Online, critics were less decorous. Former Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel, one of just two Democratic candidates who skipped the South Carolina Democratic conventi...
15:52 2019-06-23

These Democrats Are Trying to Ensure the Term ‘Socialism’ Doesn’t Define Them in 2020 Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders stood on stage at a Washington, D.C., college campus extolling the virtues of democratic socialism in what his presidential bid billed as a major speech. As this week began, a group of roughly 200 top Democratic strategists met here in Charleston, S.C., to offer their ...
21:13 2019-06-19

An Infuriating Story About How Badly the Democrats Botched the Kavanaugh Fight A new book by The Intercept’s Ryan Grim provides damning new insight into Senate Democrats’ abject failure to meaningfully oppose Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, with Grim reporting that Chuck Schumer instructed his party to basically sit on its hands, lest the Republicans weapon...
23:00 2019-06-05

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressional races in swing states, members of both parties...
17:39 2019-05-25

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the technology industry will hold its first hearing for th...
20:26 2019-06-06

Abortion is a winning issue for Democrats – look at history | Nancy L Cohen When abortion becomes a presidential campaign plank – as it did in 1992 and 2012 – it results in wins for DemocratsLate Thursday night, Joe Biden reversed his position on the Hyde amendment, which bans federal funding for abortion. The former vice-president’s abrupt announcement that he now opposes ...
13:13 2019-06-10

California Is Now an ‘Early Primary State.’ Democrats Are Grappling With How to Compete. After years of voting late in the presidential nominating process, most California Democrats can start casting ballots by mail in February as Iowans head to their caucuses....
17:39 2019-06-02

Byron York: In debates, Democrats move toward open borders On the second night of the Democratic presidential debate in Miami, NBC moderators asked candidates whether they would support decriminalizing the act of illegally crossing the border into the United States — that is, reducing the seriousness and consequences of illegal entry to the level of a parki...
18:26 2019-06-28

Insurgent Democrats, Many of Them Women, Worry a New Party Policy Will Block Them Democratic primary challengers are often female, young and nonwhite. Many fear a recent move by House Democratic leaders will prevent them from being elected....
17:39 2019-06-02

Where do 2020 Democrats stand on the Green New Deal, climate change? Since the February release of controversial Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., Green New Deal, many 2020 presidential candidates have released their own proposals to tackle the issue of climate change....
14:39 2019-06-08

Official tells Florida Democrats to expect recount in 2020 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The voter protection director for Florida Democrats tells party activists they should assume there will be a recount during next year’s presidential election. Brandon Peters told Democratic activists Saturday that the Florida party will be ready with teams of volu...
20:52 2019-06-08

Inside the Progressive Grassroots Driving 2020 Democrats to the Left When activists gathered in Philadelphia this week for the annual Netroots Nation convention, they represented the progressive grassroots that is driving the 2020 Democratic presidential field to the left. Although only four candidates attended — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former HUD ...
23:52 2019-07-14

House Democrats suspend work on retooling border aid legislation U.S. House Democrats on Thursday suspended work on legislation to retool Senate-passed border aid legislation, a Democratic aide said. The Democrats had been planning to vote later Thursday on adding protections for migrant children to the bill....
21:26 2019-06-27

Supreme Court favors Democrats in Viriginia gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision dismissed a Virginia House Republican challenge to the redrawing of House of Delegates maps in a gerrymandering case that appeared to be a victory for Democratic state lawmakers....
00:52 2019-06-18

Key Democrats up the pressure on Pelosi for impeachment but she stands by go-slow approach House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own leadership ranks to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeachment even as Pelosi made clear that she is pursuing a deliberate approach....
00:00 2019-05-22

Democrats turn down White House offer on budget deal Democrats are rejecting a new White House offer that includes $1.1 trillion in options to offset spending increases in a two-year agreement that would raise the budget caps and hike the debt limit.“This is the White House’s starting point for negotiations on this aspect,” a Democratic source close t...
16:01 2019-07-19

House Speaker Pelosi tells her Democrats to kill the tweets U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements private....
04:00 2019-07-11

Democrats won’t pass trade deal if it’s just ‘NAFTA with sugar on top’: Pelosi House Democrats want to see more changes to the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement before they're willing to ratify it, Speaker Nancy Pelosi says....
20:52 2019-06-19

Jim Jordan: Democrats focused on impeachment and 'getting the president,' not helping the country Rep. Jim Jordan said Tuesday that Democrats are focused on "getting the president" through impeachment, not on helping the country, calling John Dean's upcoming testimony the "opening act."...
15:39 2019-06-05

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
00:26 2019-06-15

House Democrats move towards court action against Barr, McGahn A U.S. House of Representatives committee, seeking to advance probes of President Donald Trump, unveiled a measure on Thursday that would authorize court action to enforce congressional subpoenas of Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn over the Mueller report....
21:39 2019-06-06

Democrats criticize FTC's reported $5B fine against Facebook as 'slap on the wrist' The Federal Trade Commission's reported approval of a $5 billion fine to Facebook for failing to protect the privacy of its users has drawn criticism from Democratic lawmakers....
00:39 2019-07-14

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco The leader of Germany's center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote....
12:26 2019-06-02

Democrats on the defensive as abortion foes ask if party tolerates their views “It’s not the same party anymore,” said former congressman Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who battled for some abortion restrictions in the 2010 Affordable Care Act....
12:39 2019-06-08

Democrats plan to focus on obstruction while questioning Robert Mueller Mueller laid out several episodes in which Trump tried to influence his investigation and wrote that he could not exonerate the president on obstruction of justice....
14:26 2019-07-19

Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr....
15:00 2019-06-11

The Kamala Harris-Joe Biden busing battle could turn into a win for Democrats Almost 50 years after busing became a national issue, the larger problem of improving educational opportunities for all still plagues us, writes Jake Novak....
16:39 2019-07-15

Democrats cast McConnell as villain in bid to win Senate and energize liberals Amy McGrath, who is challenging the Kentucky senator, and other Democrats are trying to make the 2020 election not only a referendum on President Trump, but also a chance to oust entrenched Republicans....
02:39 2019-07-10

House Democrats Return From Recess Braced for Impeachment Talk As more Democrats call for an impeachment inquiry, just one thing is certain — the conversation is not going away anytime soon. Congress returned to the Capitol Monday after a week-long recess that saw several more Democratic lawmakers – including two committee chairmen — join the ...
12:00 2019-06-04

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
04:00 2019-07-12

Impeachment: Democrats can 'sing and dance like Beyoncé', House leader says Caucus chair Jeffries wants legislative focus but Rashida Tlaib calls for move against Trump amid fight over oversight roleOpinion: Trump’s wrecking ball assaults American governmentDemocrats considering whether to impeach Donald Trump “can sing and dance at the same time just like Beyoncé”, a membe...
23:52 2019-05-26

Rush Limbaugh: The 'dangerous' base created by Democrats is lashing out Democrats created a "dangerous" base, and now they are struggling to stop those very same supporters from lashing out, according to conservative Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh....
01:13 2019-06-04

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached the House of Representatives....
22:13 2019-06-11

President plays with racial fire, unifying squabbling Democrats I thought it was refreshing when President Trump defended Nancy Pelosi against insinuations of racism, even though he was doing it to criticize the four freshmen congresswomen who have been feuding with her....
12:00 2019-07-16

US Democrats In First 2020 Debate, Elizabeth Warren As Top-Tier Candidate Ten Democrats clashed yesterday in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race, with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier candidate and several underdogs using the issue of......
00:13 2019-06-28

Democrats call for U.S. labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
18:13 2019-07-09

Democrats Will Grill Hope Hicks Behind Closed Doors on Wednesday After months of futile efforts, House Democrats have finally procured a top witness from President Trump’s inner orbit, but they won’t be grilling her on live television. Hope Hicks, Trump’s 30-year-old former communications director, is coming to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a close...
23:39 2019-06-18

American dream turns partisan: 88% GOP ‘achievable,’ 38% Democrats ‘unattainable’ When President Trump at his North Carolina rally Wednesday night said that the GOP is “the party of the American dream,” he highlighted how the national ethos has turned partisan....
22:39 2019-07-18

Democrats call for labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over the way the former federal prosecutor handled a decade-old sex abuse case against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
18:52 2019-07-09

What the 2020 Democrats Can Learn From One of the Most Crowded Primary Fields in History With Democratic primary debates having begun on Wednesday and continuing on Thursday, featuring 20 candidates, the party is facing its largest field of candidates in modern history. But part of the reason this moment stands out is that this kind of crowded and competitive field is a relatively recen...
23:26 2019-06-27

House Democrats Find At Least 30 Migrant Children Are Still Separated From Parents (WASHINGTON) — Democrats who’ve visited the southern border accused President Donald Trump of cruelty on Friday while Republicans said Democrats were playing politics but doing little to help as the parties clashed at a House hearing over who’s to blame for squalid conditions facin...
01:26 2019-07-13

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Thursday morni...
22:39 2019-06-13

Denmark’s Social Democrats on Track to Return to Power After PM Concedes (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — The Social Democrats emerged as Denmark’s biggest party in elections Wednesday, with preliminary results indicating gains for left-leaning parties and a big loss for populists. If confirmed in final returns, the outcome pointed to the Social Democrats returning to...
05:39 2019-06-06

The Trailer: Michael Bennet is sick of watching Democrats lose In this edition: The fed-up centrism of Michael Bennet, the impeachment bubble, and a talk with the anti-abortion Democrat who could be governor of Mississippi....
00:13 2019-05-31

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
07:39 2019-06-20

Jim Jordan: Democrats' subpoena of Hope Hicks just another 'political stunt' House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said on Friday that House Democrats’ subpoena of former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks was just another “political stunt.”...
23:39 2019-06-21

Biden, Sanders among high-profile Democrats to square off in 2nd debate Debate night No. 2 marks the first time top-tier presidential candidates will confront one another in person over who is the best fit to lead the Democratic effort to oust President Donald Trump in 2020....
01:39 2019-06-28

Thailand’s Democrats to vote to join coup leader’s coalition BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s current prime minister, who took power in a military coup five years ago, appears set to win a parliamentary vote Wednesday that will give him a second term in office. The Democrat Party, the country’s oldest, announced Tuesday that it will vote to join a coalit...
16:52 2019-06-04

Rivals target Biden as Democrats’ rifts emerge on race, age MIAMI (AP) — Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology burst into public view in Thursday night’s presidential debate, punctuated by a heated exchange between former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris. It was one of several moments that left the 76-year-old Biden, who ...
12:00 2019-06-28

Don’t swing too far left, state party chair warns Democrats New York state Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs is warning lawmakers not to veer too far to the left — particularly objecting to a measure that would grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. “We are getting such a banging on several of the things that the Democrats did this year that I’m afraid ...
09:52 2019-06-07

Democrats Demand Briefing and Documents on Epstein Plea Deal In a letter to the deputy attorney general, Democrats on a House judiciary subcommittee on crime said that they wanted access within two weeks to all information on the 2008 nonprosecution agreement....
05:13 2019-07-12

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ignoring....
23:00 2019-06-11

Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election....
00:13 2019-05-27

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid said conversation....
20:13 2019-07-12

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more than eight years after the legislation known as "ObamaCare" became law....
01:13 2019-07-19

Zogby: Elitism, economy, identity politics hobble 2020 Democrats Polls show that Democrats should win the 2020 presidential race, but their chances are being undermined by a healthy Trump economy, elitism, internal feuds, and a focus on identity politics that its putting voters off, according Democratic pollster John Zogby....
20:13 2019-06-27

Doug Collins criticizes Democrats for flip-flopping on Russia threat House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins mocked Congressional Democrats on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday, for continuing to breathe life into the Rober Mueller Russia investigation. ...
08:52 2019-06-12

In troubled Florida, Democrats reckon with the presidential debates and an economy that can seem cruel To win in 2020, the Democratic nominee will need the votes of struggling Americans. But to some of them, the candidate jousting seems distant from their lives....
03:52 2019-06-30

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by CNBC...
21:13 2019-06-28

Democrats seek closed-door testimony from Mueller deputies – live Robert Mueller to testify publicly before Congress next week but DoJ reportedly advises senior former prosecutors not to testifySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.33pm BST Trump is tweeting this morning about the Iran nuclear deal in response to news that the country moved to i...
16:39 2019-07-10

Debates will show whether Democrats are ready to vote based on climate change This week’s Democratic presidential debates will measure climate change's rank on the party’s agenda, testing whether voters will embrace activist calls for aggressive government action....
18:39 2019-06-27

U.S. judge denies Democrats' lawsuit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to divert funds to help build a border wall....
04:13 2019-06-04

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reluctant special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is not consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
19:26 2019-06-01

The moderate squad: swing-state Democrats wary of leftward path Trump’s racist attacks on four progressives lit a fire but many say the middle of the road is the best way to the White HouseTwo years ago, a chastened group of Democrats came to Berryville, Virginia. In a town of 4,300, in a Republican district they hoped to win, they unveiled a new economic agenda...
18:00 2019-07-20

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency funding at the border to show where lawmakers stand on the issue....
00:52 2019-06-18

"Attacks On Kamala Harris Racist, Ugly": Democrats Hit Back At Trolls Sen. Kamala Harris, one of only two black presidential candidates in a field of two dozen, had a history-making moment on the debate stage Thursday night when she challenged former vice president Joe......
04:13 2019-06-30

Arizona Border Patrol chief on Democrats' 'misinformation': The system is broken, we've been asking for help An Arizona Border Patrol official said Monday he is trying his best to dispel the "absurd" claims from Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who have called U.S. detention facilities "concentration camps."...
20:13 2019-07-08

Ocasio-Cortez and other Democrats detail 'horrifying' conditions at border facility Congresswoman said people were ‘drinking out of toilets’ and denounced alleged sexual threats by CBP officers towards herFollow the latest in US politics – liveFollowing a visit to a migrant detention center in Texas on Monday, the New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called conditions “h...
04:00 2019-07-02

What Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and other Democrats need to do in Thursday night's presidential debate Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to center stage in the second night of Democrats' first presidential debates....
18:39 2019-06-27

I hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird. And if some Democrats go down, so be it | Jill Filipovic Holding people accountable for abusing girls should be nonpartisan. Sadly, in the Trump era of lowered expectations, we can’t count on thatI hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird.The wealthy and well-connected financier and registered sex offender was arrested this week in New York on accusations o...
23:00 2019-07-09

Democrats' universal health care proposals are 'immoral,' Melissa Francis says Medicare-for-all plans, including those floated by several Democrats seeking the White House in 2020, are "immoral" proposals that will reduce health care quality overall, Fox News' Melissa Francis said....
23:39 2019-05-27

As Democrats debate reparations for slavery, polls suggest Americans are not convinced As Democrats consider the idea of reparations to black Americans for slavery, polling shows that the public is far from convinced about the radical idea -- and overwhelmingly oppose such measures....
19:13 2019-06-19

Joe Scarborough lambastes 2nd Dem debate: A 'disaster' for Democrats, Biden's performance 'disturbing' “Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough lamented the second Democratic debates, saying it was a “disaster” for the party as candidates attacked each other rather than President Trump....
18:26 2019-06-28

Democrats' Comments Give Health-Care Stocks a Stronger Pulse Beaten-down health-care stocks are seeing some relief after most Democratic presidential candidates shied away from forcefully endorsing plans to nationalize the U.S. health insurance industry...
21:26 2019-06-27

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washington, pitting scores of lawmakers in favor of impea...
09:52 2019-06-10

Ilhan Omar breaks Ramadan fast with Democrats in historic Iftar The breaking of the fast was the first to be organized by three Muslim members of Congress and be attended by party leadershipUS congresswoman Ilhan Omar had just won her primary in Minnesota last year, putting her on track to make history, when she found herself in a meeting with Nancy Pelosi.Pelos...
00:13 2019-05-22

Mueller Hearings on Wednesday Present Make-or-Break Moment for Democrats For two years, Democrats have waited on Robert S. Mueller III to deliver a death blow to the Trump presidency. Wednesday’s hearings with the special counsel could be their last chance....
13:26 2019-07-20

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 candidates on stage who supported getting rid of priva...
19:52 2019-06-27

The pork industry wants a dramatically different inspection system. House Democrats are balking. A proposal to change Department of Agriculture pork inspections, shifting some tasks from federal inspectors to plant employees, could be delayed until the agency completes an investigation into data used when the USDA developed the new program....
03:26 2019-06-05

Leader of Social Democrats, Merkel’s Coalition Partner, Announces Resignation Andrea Nahles announced she was stepping down after a dismal showing in the European election, raising questions about the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government....
13:00 2019-06-02

Democrats to launch fresh push to counter foreign interference in elections The campaign took on new resonance Wednesday after President Trump said he would be willing to take dirt on a political opponent from a foreign government....
06:00 2019-06-14

Democrats fume as McGahn skips House hearing: ‘Our subpoenas are not optional’ The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee vowed Tuesday to go to court if necessary to seek former White House Counsel Don McGahn's testimony, after he defied a subpoena and skipped a committee hearing at President Trump's direction. ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the party to act before pensions start going bankrupt....
19:26 2019-07-10

Democrats Urge Pompeo to End Policy Used to Deny Citizenship to Children of Gay Couples Nearly 100 Democratic members of Congress, including several presidential hopefuls, signed letters calling for an end to the State Department policy....
04:26 2019-06-07

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion have thrust the issue into the national spotlight an...
08:13 2019-05-27

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democrats are tanking in opinion polls and casting around for fresh ideas....
04:39 2019-06-28

Democrats grapple with 'electability' question as white men lead diverse field Democrats seeking to unseat Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020 will choose from the largest and most diverse set of candidates in history - yet, so far, two older white men are leading the pack....
14:52 2019-05-24

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
22:26 2019-06-04

Czech Social Democrats dig in heels over minister nominee, threatening government The Czech Republic's junior coalition party the Social Democrats said on Monday they were sticking with their preferred candidate for culture minister, prolonging a spat that is threatening the survival of Prime Minister Andrej Babis's minority government....
23:13 2019-07-15

'They're well-cared for': Pence criticizes Democrats on visit to crowded migrant facility The vice-president and eight Republican lawmakers toured two detention facilities in Texas FridayA visit by the US vice-president, Mike Pence, to migrant detention stations along the country’s southern border highlighted the sharp disconnect between Democrats and Republicans on immigration – and the...
08:26 2019-07-13

Case Opened: Democrats Begin Public Airing Of Mueller Report In this June 5, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. President Donald Trump says it’s “case closed,” but Democrats are just getting started with special counsel Robert Mueller. Holding the first in a series of hearings on Mueller&#...
17:26 2019-06-09

Mueller intended to break Democrats' impeachment stalemate | Walter Shapiro In an extreme example of narrowcasting, masked by the careful legalistic language, Mueller was speaking directly to Pelosi in his recent public commentsUnless they are on a secret Washington dinner party circuit, there are no hints that Robert Mueller and Nancy Pelosi are friends.Sure, they overlapp...
15:13 2019-05-31

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set themselves apart from the sprawling field of candidates in the midst of a swirling carnival of activists and campaign volunteers....
22:26 2019-06-10

Senior Democrats voice fears over Ilhan Omar's safety – live Congresswoman targeted by president responded by quoting a Maya Angelou poem, which reads in part: ‘Like air, I’ll rise’ Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.23pm BST Senior Washington Democrats are not only outraged at the racist attacks by the president on Ilhan Omar, with flame...
17:39 2019-07-18

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border, lawmakers said....
23:00 2019-06-27

Justice Department to hand over key Mueller report documents to Democrats, Nadler says Rep. Jerrold Nadler said the department will begin complying with the committee’s subpoena on Monday and provide some of Mueller’s “most important files.”...
21:52 2019-06-10

Bernie Sanders makes closed-door pitch to top Democrats in must-win New Hampshire Bernie Sanders needs to come out on top next February in the New Hampshire primary, where he crushed Hillary Clinton by more than 20 percentage points in the state’s 2016 Democratic contest. And on Tuesday, during a campaign swing in NH, Sanders met behind closed doors with 50 top Democratic state l...
07:26 2019-05-29

Howard Dean: Why supporting the USMCA trade deal will help Democrats win in 2020 This much-needed NAFTA update, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is a sweeping trade deal that will create jobs, open up new markets for U.S. businesses of all sizes, and strengthen ties with two of America's most important allies....
15:39 2019-05-29

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very personal reasons. For candidates like former Vice...
21:26 2019-07-02

The Guardian view on the US Democrats’ debates: Harris and Warren are setting the pace As the voters start to choose America’s next political leader, the supreme court is allowing the politicians to choose their voters insteadEverybody knows Donald Trump will be the Republican candidate for US president in 2020. Nobody has a clue who his Democratic opponent will be. The contest to fin...
22:52 2019-06-28

Liz Cheney: Ocasio-Cortez's 'concentration camp' comments must be condemned by Democrats Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez', D-N.Y., apparent comparison of southern border facilities to concentration camps must be condemned by Democratic leadership, according to Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo....
04:13 2019-06-19

First 2020 debate was shockingly normal, but Democrats need to find star quality Wednesday’s debate was refreshingly feisty yet civil, as the party began the long process of finding a candidate to take on TrumpPerhaps the republic, and the planet, are not doomed after all.This might be the age of Donald Trump but, just for once, the master of outrage, trapped in the steel tube o...
02:52 2019-06-28

Daily on Energy: House Democrats proclaim climate and infrastructure week SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
15:00 2019-05-21

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from Washington to the Midwest, saying it will hurt the agency's research capabilities by prompting many to resign....
23:13 2019-07-18

Tucker Carlson accuses Democrats of trying to distract Americans from the real problems Fox News' Tucker Carlson vented his frustration Friday with Democrats, criticizing them for their reaction to President Trump giving Attorney General William Barr authority to declassify information related to the origins of the Russia probe and accusing them of trying to "distract" Americans....
08:39 2019-05-25

Czech Social Democrats stick to minister nominee in government dispute The Czech Republic's junior coalition party the Social Democrats said on Monday they were sticking with their preferred candidate for culture minister, prolonging a spat that is threatening the survival of Prime Minister Andrej Babis's minority government....
19:26 2019-07-15

Controversies test appeal of Democrats Biden, Buttigieg to black voters At various stages of their presidential campaigns, Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg have each faced a central question: Can a Democratic Party that increasingly prizes diversity and progressivism support a moderate white man as the nominee?...
04:00 2019-06-21

Biden spars with Warren and Sanders at first event facing rival Democrats Event organized by The Poor People’s Campaign tackled issues ranging from bipartisanship to inequality and systemic racismJoe Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, clashed with his primary rivals on Monday over whether it is “naive” to try and work with and win over Republicans in a post-Donald Trump e...
07:26 2019-06-18

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hopefuls, eager to prove their unwavering support for ...
19:52 2019-06-21

McGahn Skips Hearing, Defying Subpoena, and Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
19:39 2019-05-21

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
19:26 2019-06-12

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are hoping to leverage into greater influence within the party at the national level....
06:13 2019-05-30

Centrists warn of 'slippery slope' after Democrats skirt rules to fund agenda A group of moderates is calling out House Democratic leaders for blowing past the caucus’s own budget rules to pay for its agenda, a sign of strain among the resurgent fiscal-hawk wing of the party.The Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Wednes...
23:26 2019-06-05

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
03:39 2019-07-12

Sanders: Democrats have done 'absolutely nothing' while Mexico is taking 'unprecedented' actions on border crisis White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slammed Democrats on Tuesday over inaction at the border, and claimed that Mexico is doing more for the American people at this point than Congress....
18:39 2019-06-11

AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the border on Thursday....
16:13 2019-06-28

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22:00 2019-06-27

Democrats seek to rein in the contact between White House, Justice Department on probes Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) says the traditional limits have been cast aside and more than 800 officials can talk about investigations in the Trump administration....
02:39 2019-06-20

‘When friends fight, foes feast’: House Democrats warn of fallout from disunity The acrimony from the border bill lingers as Democrats face decisions on military spending, minimum wage and funds for Homeland Security, a test for Pelosi’s authority....
11:00 2019-07-08

Facing ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell, Democrats experience a role reversal from eight years ago House Democrats press legislation doomed to fail in the ‘virtual graveyard’ of the Senate, much like Republicans did during divided government in 2011....
19:26 2019-06-01

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
04:39 2019-07-05

Democrats attack Ben Carson for stripping illegal immigrants of federal housing assistance Tuesday’s congressional hearing for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson featured lots of angry Democrats saying nasty things about him and his department’s plan to deny public assistance to illegal immigrants....
22:00 2019-05-23

U.S. trade representative says he can resolve Democrats' concerns on North America pact quickly The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat outlined roadblocks to the deal's approval....
21:26 2019-06-19

Merkel ally chides German Social Democrats over stance on EU Commission chief Germany's Social Democrats risk harming the coalition government in which they serve and triggering an EU constitutional crisis by opposing the nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission, a top German conservative said on Thursday....
20:26 2019-07-04

Warren declares 'I'm with Bernie' on healthcare as Democrats spar over whether to abolish private insurance Elizabeth Warren broke with most Democrats on the primary debate stage Wednesday night in saying that she did not want to keep private insurers in business. Instead, she said, she was "with Bernie" Sanders in backing a proposal known as "Medicare for all," which would enroll everyone in the U.S. in ...
22:00 2019-06-27

In Debate, Moderate Democrats Offer Clashing Vision With Party’s Progressive Wing Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders were the biggest names on Night 2, but flanking them were two fresh faces of the party’s future, Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg....
04:52 2019-06-28

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation for Attorney General William Barr....
05:26 2019-06-07

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a partisan debate over the potentially destabilizing effects of new weapons — in particular a submari...
16:00 2019-06-04

Watch live: Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas....
20:26 2019-06-11

Impeachment talk is rising among Democrats. Nancy Pelosi is right to shut it down | Zaid Jilani Opening an impeachment inquiry would start a process many Americans would see as an attempt to circumvent the 2020 election Upon taking control of Congress in 2006, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi declared that impeachment of then-President George W Bush was “off the table.”Her remarks dismayed...
00:13 2019-05-28

Rachel Maddow tells Seth Meyers the Democrats needs to stop overthinking and impeach already Just in case you were thinking that the national discourse was too darn well-informed and responsibly witty, Rachel Maddow stopped by Late Night to talk through the current political mess with Seth Meyers. Well, messes, as Donald Trump is in the White House, the GOP is allowing/abetting him in tramp...
19:13 2019-06-12

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: Democrats Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and bipartisan leaders of the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on the overall levels of federal spending for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, leading Democrats said....
00:00 2019-06-20

Sen. Kennedy blasts Democrats' three-year 'tantrum' over 2016 election: 'This is all wicked abusive' Democrats are in the midst of a three-year "tantrum" over the 2016 election of President Trump and their behavior has become "abusive," Sen. John Kennedy said Wednesday. ...
22:13 2019-06-05

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for consideration by the full House....
14:00 2019-07-09