Nearly 20 years ago, Biden eulogized Strom Thurmond, who began his long political career as a segregationist. Some South Carolina Democrats still say that's a good thing — but politics has changed a lot.

Henry J. Gomez • 4 hours ago

Lawmakers and activists in Virginia will protest at the governor’s mansion on Wednesday over Ralph Northam's refusal to resign amid a blackface scandal.

Darren Sands • 5 days ago

Plans to recalibrate the governor’s legislative agenda to focus on race are coming into focus.

Darren Sands • 5 days ago

The governor — reading "Roots" and "The Case for Reparations" — has brought on a new team to help, and is committed to pursuing a bold policy agenda to help make amends.

Darren Sands • 8 days ago

"What began as consensual kissing quickly turned into a sexual assault," Tyson said. Fairfax has denied the allegations.

Ryan C. Brooks • 10 days ago

“We must deal with the fact that there’s a constitutional crisis in Virginia and that it’s based on race on the 400th anniversary that we were brought here as slaves to Virginia,” Sharpton said.

Darren Sands • 10 days ago

Jackson Lee was recently named in a lawsuit alleging that she unlawfully fired a young woman who planned to pursue legal action against the CBCF. Jackson Lee denies any retaliation took place.

Darren Sands • 25 days ago

Gillibrand will visit the Palmetto State for several days during Black History Month.

Darren Sands • 26 days ago

“I believe that only light can drive out darkness,” Gillibrand told BuzzFeed News after a speech in New York.

Darren Sands • 26 days ago

The first transgender chair of the Stonewall Caucus of the Iowa Democratic Party gave Gillibrand her support, citing Gillibrand's decision to call on Al Franken to resign.

Darren Sands • 28 days ago

The New York senator kicked off her presidential campaign in a place she thinks is emblematic of the kind of values and optimism that can beat Trump.

Darren Sands • One month ago

After Democratic candidates in 2016 struggled to connect with black voters, 2020 presidential hopefuls are addressing race head-on.

Darren Sands • One month ago

On Saturday, Gillibrand met with feminists and influential women in the days before she is expected to announce her candidacy — a preview of the kind of campaign she'll run.

Darren Sands • One month ago

The Florida gubernatorial candidate is making the rounds in Democratic politics.

Darren Sands • One month ago

French fries with Iowans in Newark. Eager big donors. A clearly defined message of “radical love.” Cory Booker has spent a year laying the groundwork for an ambitious possible presidential bid.

Ruby Cramer • One month ago

Ayanna Pressley offered donors a vision for the Democratic Party’s future and essentially asked them to get down or sit down.

Darren Sands • 2 months ago

The former Massachusetts governor is talking with potential candidates as he creates a new role for himself after deciding not to run for president.

Darren Sands • 2 months ago

O’Rourke, now making up his mind about whether or not to join the 2020 Democratic primary, is huddling with another key adviser in Obama’s orbit.

Darren Sands • 2 months ago

Sources close to the former Massachusetts governor were disappointed but not surprised by his decision not to enter the 2020 Democratic primary.

Darren Sands • 2 months ago

Color of Change and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights wrote a scathing joint letter to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg.

Darren Sands • 2 months ago