Analysis: Why On The Same Day Did Democrats Move to Impeach Trump — Then Bless His Trade Deal? Political News
Analysis: Why On The Same Day Did Democrats Move to Impeach Trump — Then Bless His Trade Deal?

WASHINGTON — In the span of one hour Tuesday, House Democrats moved to impeach President Donald Trump for abusing his office and simultaneously delivered his biggest legislative win of the year by agreeing to a long-stalled trade deal — a... Read More

House Democrats to Move on Temporary ‘SALT’ Cap Increase Congress
House Democrats to Move on Temporary ‘SALT’ Cap Increase

WASHINGTON — The House Ways and Means Committee could take up legislation as early as next week that would increase a limit on state and local tax deductions that has riled Democrats from high-cost regions, according to a senior panel... Read More

House Pushes ‘Dozen Bills or None’ Approach to Spending Talks Federal Budget
House Pushes ‘Dozen Bills or None’ Approach to Spending Talks

WASHINGTON — House Democratic leaders are insisting that all 12 overdue spending bills for the current fiscal year must be finalized before any of them can reach the floor, according to sources familiar with strategy talks. The demand for some... Read More

Michael Bloomberg Joins Democrats’ 2020 Race for President 2020 Elections
Michael Bloomberg Joins Democrats’ 2020 Race for President

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday, adding new uncertainty to the party’s already unsettled contest to pick President Trump’s challenger in 2020. After more than a... Read More

Local Government Leaders Shine As They Tackle An Array of Tough Issues In The News
Local Government Leaders Shine As They Tackle An Array of Tough Issues
2019-11-22 21:41:43
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Given the current political polarization in Washington, state and local policy makers are stepping up like never before to craft effective and innovative solutions to an array of tough issues. On Thursday, The NewDEAL, a national network of... Read More

Democratic Candidates Text Georgia Voters Who May be Purged Voting
Democratic Candidates Text Georgia Voters Who May be Purged

ATLANTA — Democratic presidential candidates sent text messages to some of the 313,000 people Thursday whose voter registrations could be canceled in Georgia, emphasizing their support for voting rights a day after their debate in Atlanta. U.S. Sen. Cory Booker,... Read More

Democrats Use Super-PACs to Blunt Trump’s Funding Dominance Political News
Democrats Use Super-PACs to Blunt Trump’s Funding Dominance

WASHINGTON — Wealthy Democratic donors are pouring money into outside groups as part of their effort to defeat President Donald Trump in 2020, avoiding contributions to a party apparatus that lost in 2016 and to leading candidates who don’t want... Read More

Red-State Stop for Democrats Showcases Bitter Voter-Rights Feuds 2020 Elections
Red-State Stop for Democrats Showcases Bitter Voter-Rights Feuds

WASHINGTON — Democrats hope to put the diverse state of Georgia in play for the first presidential election in decades, but it remains a long shot where the party will have to fight with Republicans over access to ballots and... Read More

House Democrats Weigh Seniority and Gender Politics in Replacing Cummings Congress
House Democrats Weigh Seniority and Gender Politics in Replacing Cummings

WASHINGTON — House Democrats will confront longtime divisions over gender politics and how much weight to give seniority when they hold a secret vote Wednesday to select a permanent leader for a committee investigating possible ethical violations in President Donald... Read More

What You Need to Know About the Next Democratic Presidential Debate Congress
What You Need to Know About the Next Democratic Presidential Debate

Well, America, we’ve done it. We’ve nearly made it to the latest milestone in this interminable presidential contest: the November Democratic primary debate in Atlanta. By now, we pretty much know the drill: Contenders will be arrayed on a primary-color-saturated... Read More

Democrats Lean Into 2019 Victories to Build Case for 2020 Elections
Democrats Lean Into 2019 Victories to Build Case for 2020

WASHINGTON — The day after a Democrat declared victory in the Kentucky governor’s race and Virginia voters gave full control of state government to the party’s legislative candidates, national Democrats were eager to spin those victories as a sign of... Read More

House Democrats Advance Federal Student Aid Overhaul Political News
House Democrats Advance Federal Student Aid Overhaul

WASHINGTON — The House Education and Labor Committee on Thursday voted 28-22 to approve a massive overhaul of federal student loans and other higher education programs that they touted as an overdue move to address the costs of higher education.... Read More

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