Candidates Unify Briefly Over Trump Impeachment, But Rivalries Sharpen Political News
Candidates Unify Briefly Over Trump Impeachment, But Rivalries Sharpen

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Democratic candidates found common ground in denouncing President Donald Trump, but struck a more fractious tone on healthcare, gun policy and money in politics during a crowded presidential primary debate Tuesday night. The most pointed broadsides were... Read More

Focus on Core Issues Bolsters Democrats Odds of Holding House Majority, Analysis Finds 2020 Elections
Focus on Core Issues Bolsters Democrats Odds of Holding House Majority, Analysis Finds
2019-10-15 21:16:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - If Democrats want to hold their majority in House in 2020 they'll focus on core issues important to their constituents like protecting healthcare coverage, fighting corruption, and expanding economic opportunity, according to a new analysis by Third Way,... Read More

7 Things to Watch in The Democratic Debate on Tuesday 2020 Elections
7 Things to Watch in The Democratic Debate on Tuesday

The impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump has dramatically changed the campaign landscape for the Democratic presidential candidates who will gather Tuesday in Ohio for their fourth debate. The uproar over Trump asking the president of Ukraine to investigate his... Read More

Impeachment Looms Large In House Democrats’ Town Halls Over Recess Political News
Impeachment Looms Large In House Democrats’ Town Halls Over Recess

WASHINGTON — The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump has been a central concern at town halls for House Democrats across the country, with both safe and vulnerable members of the caucus fielding questions from Trump’s defenders and voters who... Read More

Democratic Polls Show Competitive House Races In Texas Elections
Democratic Polls Show Competitive House Races In Texas

WASHINGTON — A handful of Republican-held House seats in the Texas suburbs represent fertile ground for competitive races in 2020, according to recent Democratic polling. The surveys in six GOP districts, shared first with CQ Roll Call, are a sign... Read More

Democrats May Consider Obstruction Charges Against Trump in Impeachment Probe Impeachment
Democrats May Consider Obstruction Charges Against Trump in Impeachment Probe

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, desperate to undermine a fast-moving impeachment probe, could be adding to his troubles. House Democrats say Trump’s stonewalling and threats to unmask a whistleblower could lead to obstruction charges if articles of impeachment are drafted... Read More

Democratic Candidates Try to Campaign Through An Impeachment Gale 2020 Elections
Democratic Candidates Try to Campaign Through An Impeachment Gale

WASHINGTON — After straining all year to make their candidacies about things bigger than disgust with President Donald Trump, Democratic White House hopefuls now find themselves in the thick of a primary contest abruptly upended by the party’s clamor to... Read More

Why Now? How House Democrats Shifted to Favor Impeachment Proceedings Impeachment
Why Now? How House Democrats Shifted to Favor Impeachment Proceedings

WASHINGTON — For months, House Democrats who represent swing congressional districts had largely resisted calls from party activists to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. But in a matter of four days, the news that Trump had spoken with... Read More

DNC Raises Qualifying Thresholds for Fifth Presidential Debate Political News
DNC Raises Qualifying Thresholds for Fifth Presidential Debate
2019-09-23 20:58:18
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee announced its qualification criteria for the fifth Democratic presidential primary debate, which is scheduled to be held in November. As in the case of the most recent presidential candidate debate, the November criteria require... Read More

Senate Democrats Prepare Marathon Floor Session On Gun Violence U.S. Senate
Senate Democrats Prepare Marathon Floor Session On Gun Violence

WASHINGTON — Nearly two dozen Senate Democrats plan to make it a late night on Tuesday, speaking out on the Senate floor about the impact of gun violence and legislative proposals Congress could explore. The speeches are expected to begin... Read More

CNN, NY Times to Host Next Democratic Candidate Debate in October Political News
CNN, NY Times to Host Next Democratic Candidate Debate in October
2019-09-13 21:21:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The New York Times and CNN will co-host the next Democrat debate on Oct. 15, with the possibility of a second night being added depending on the number of candidates who meet the qualifying criteria. The Democratic National... Read More

‘Free College’ Won’t Fix Barriers to Higher Education, Prosperity Education
‘Free College’ Won’t Fix Barriers to Higher Education, Prosperity
2019-09-05 20:55:07
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - On the one hand, it's easy to see why some in the party would embrace so-called "free" or "debt-free" college and the forgiveness of student loans. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,  electrified younger voters with his ambitious proposals in... Read More

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