Kirsten Gillibrand Said She Will Run For President
"I'm going to run for president of the United States because as a young mom, I'm going to fight for other people's kids as hard as I would fight for my own," the senator told Stephen Colbert.
Beto O’Rourke Changed His Message To Win Voters Of Color In Texas. The Result Could Swing The Presidential Race.
As he weighs a run for president, O’Rourke’s outreach to people of color during his Senate campaign could offer a blueprint. But he still has skeptics.
The Potentially Giant Field Of 2020 Presidential Candidates Has Democrats Scrambling To Define Their Brands
Some lesser-known potential candidates pitched themselves to Iowans this week, looking for any way to differentiate themselves.
Democrats Have Officially Gained 40 Seats In The House Of Representatives
A win in California cements a huge election for Democrats in Congress.
Not All Progressives Agree That Primarying Democrats From The Left Is A Good Idea
"Winning blue to blue — that’s shown to be an amazing thing."
Al Franken Is Staying Silent As His Fans Attack Kirsten Gillibrand
Gillibrand has faced criticism for months over her call last year on Franken to resign.
Democrats See A 2020 Path In The Midwest With Amy Klobuchar And Sherrod Brown
The Democratic senators from Ohio and Minnesota are suddenly looking like brighter prospects for their party after the midterm results.
The Biggest Democratic Stars Of The Midterms Lost. Here’s Who You Should Know About Now.
There's a new, wildly diverse, and largely female Democratic group joining the House of Representatives.
The Democrats Have Taken Control Of The House Of Representatives
Democrats picked up seats in the suburbs and won in areas where Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in 2016.
Native Americans Aren’t Fighting For Democrats In North Dakota — They’re Fighting For Their Voice
“If we can turn out the largest Native vote in North Dakota history, I believe that’s sending a message.”
Two Women In Their Twenties Were Just Elected To Congress. Their Differences Define The Democratic Party’s Divide.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaigned on Medicare for All and abolishing ICE. Abby Finkenauer took a more moderate approach in her conservative Iowa district.
Cory Booker’s Message Is Resonating With Voters — Even In North Dakota
Booker, who is considering a run for president, came to North Dakota Friday to help Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s reelection campaign. Voters there found a lot to like in the New Jersey senator, too.
Joe Biden’s Fans Wonder If He’s Too Old
The former vice president, considering a run for president, is campaigning everywhere this week for Democratic candidates. But people keep asking: “How old is he?”
Why Democrats' "Blue Wave" Isn't A Sure Thing
There are still a lot of questions around whether Democrats will be able to take control of the House.
Kamala Harris Has Cult Status In Iowa After The Kavanaugh Hearings
The Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings helped make the California senator famous, if only among a certain set of news-obsessed voters.
Suburban Women Are Fed Up With The Republican Party And Could Drive A Blue Wave
If there's a Democratic sweep in November, politically moderate suburban women will be a big reason why. "Now I’m Democratic," said one Michigan woman. "I’ve never been before."
Republicans Think They’ve Finally Found A Way To Beat Democrats On Health Care In 2018: Attack Medicare For All
Get ready for a lot more ads about candidates who support “government-run health care.”
Kamala Harris And Amy Klobuchar, Both Former Prosecutors, Stood Out In The Brett Kavanaugh Hearings
Harris and Klobuchar both struck rare blows against Kavanaugh in front of a riveted nationwide audience Thursday.
Brett Kavanaugh’s Yale Classmates Remember Him In A “Drinky Crowd”
Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has said he “never” drank to the point of blacking out.