Patrick Hayward Caddell, a political pollster who advised several Democratic presidential candidates but became a pundit on conservative media late in his career, died Feb. 16 at age 68 from complications of a stroke.
Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams said Friday that “voter suppression … has to be considered the crisis of our day,” a clear rebuke to Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border.
“We’ve reopened negotiations so we’re not stalled. Yesterday we were stalled,” Sen. Richard Shelby told reporters. “We’ve reopened serious negotiations.”
When Ralph Northam was elected Virginia’s governor a little over a year ago, it marked the first time in almost two decades that the state had a chief executive who was really from the old commonwealth.
The State of the Union address has lost its power in recent years to bring Americans together. More Democrats may be watching today than in previous years, but not necessarily in search of a moment of national unity.
It’s still a long shot, but a few Republicans are beginning to muse about a possible primary challenge to President Trump.
President Jimmy Carter applauds as Sen. Edward Kennedy waves to cheering crowds of the Democratic National Convention in New York’s Madison Square Garden, Aug. 14, 1980. President Trump began his reelection campaign almost as soon as he took office in 2017, and a host of Democrats seeking to be their
One candidate emerged from his 2018 loss as a potential 2020 presidential contender, while the other seems poised for another statewide run.
Every time Joe Biden compared his views with Elizabeth Warren’s, he held himself out as pursuing “common sense” and having a positive vision of helping the poor and working class.
Mitt Romney’s op-ed criticizing Trump’s character and behavior in office fostered speculation it was the opening salvo for a 2020 campaign, but a lot would have to happen before he mounts a real challenge.
Sen. Bennet has reportedly been talking to staff in Iowa ahead of the first-in-the-nation caucus there and would join the enormous field of Democrats likely to seek the nomination in 2020, which is more than 30 names long.
The Wisconsin GOP has held control of the governorship and both chambers of Wisconsin's Legislature — what’s known as a trifecta — for most of the last decade. This may help to account for the outgoing governor's attempt to pass this package of bills before a Democrat takes over.
“We’ve got 79 committed yes votes on this bill. I think by the time we vote on it, it will be in the high 80s,” said Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a key backer of the legislation, on Fox News radio.
Wisconsin Republican attempts to reduce Democrats’ power before they take the governorship in January is “a huge issue for a liberal democracy,” columnist Andrew Sullivan said.
It’s a bittersweet farewell for retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan, who failed to reduce the budget deficit or to stand up to President Trump when it counted. But he still has his admirers — including some Democrats.
The leader of a group formed by Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says it can prove that voters were illegally removed from state rolls over the past few years by the office of former Secretary of State Brian Kemp.
Mississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith apologized Tuesday evening during a debate for a recent remark that evoked the South’s ugly past of racial terror against African-Americans.
Democrats protested at the Broward County elections office Wednesday, demanding that every vote be counted, while a small group of Republicans chanted “stop the steal.”
The man stood outside the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office, holding a Betsy Ross version of the American flag and wondering out loud whether to go to his car and get his gun. “They’re telling me they’re going to kick my cracker ass,” said Ryan Farley, a self-employed construction worker
Brenda Snipes has been found at fault in a number of disputes over her handling of elections over the past few years, exasperating both Republicans and Democrats in the state.
Broward County officials have been working around the clock to complete a recount of the races for governor and U.S. Senate.
“People are looking too much at what got flipped and not at long-term directional trends,” said Jessica Alter of Tech for Campaigns, which connects tech and campaign experts with candidates.
Republican Brian Kemp claimed victory Wednesday in the Georgia governor’s race, but the campaign of Democrat Stacey Abrams insisted that not all votes have been counted.