Tom Perez says he is a few dozen pledged votes short of victory in next week’s DNC chair race, raising doubts and some criticism from rivals Pete Buttigieg and Keith Ellison.
A cadre of groups, including Bernie Sanders’ Our Revolution, are trying to repeat the large-scale protest momentum of the Women’s March.
As opposition to President Trump consumes social media, Democrats are facing their own troubles with conspiracy theories and sketchy stories going viral. “It exists on the left and that’s a problem because it misinforms people.”
Pelosi was fiercely critical of President Trump and outlined areas where Democrats will oppose him at every turn — as many are demanding — but the House minority leader also suggested she’s willing to working with him on infrastructure and child care.
The billionaire progressive has poured millions into politics over the last few years. Now, Steyer wants to expand his group’s focus beyond climate change and — like many Democratic organizations and donors — lead the fight against Trump.
For the first time in 10 years, the leading liberal donor network is raising membership dues. The change is meant to address a “structural budget gap” and concentrate its efforts on opposing Trump, as Democrats compete for intense donor interest.
Senate Democrats’ votes for Trump cabinet nominees are causing outrage on the left and raising a question that will be critical over the next four years: Should Democrats oppose Trump in every way or leave room for some accommodation?
“This was solely our team’s idea,” the firm says.
Next week, the longtime Clinton defender will assemble donors — including a new Silicon Valley contingency — for a summit behind closed doors, with the aim of funding his anti-Trump efforts and eventually other groups.
David Brock’s American Bridge has fanned out researchers to look into cabinet picks in partnership with Senate leaders, as new anti-Trump efforts emerge and Democrats formulate just how they’ll oppose him. “Our goal is to keep Trump unpopular.”
Adam Parkhomenko, a founder of Ready for Hillary and a longtime Clinton aide, is running for the position as Democrats try to decide the party’s new direction.
The last few days of the Clinton campaign.
The two-minute direct-to-camera ad is set to reach an estimated national audience of 20 million people.
Aboard the Clinton campaign’s plane, the billionaire suggested there was an attempt by the Koch brothers to get Trump out of the race with cash. Later, by email, he explained that he didn’t mean the Kochs, but maintained that such an attempt was made.
Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni face up to 20 years in prison.
One week out, the Clinton campaign has offered Democratic candidates — especially House candidates — endorsements and digital get-out-the-vote organizing firepower.
Usually Hillary Clinton does not respond to protesters or hecklers. On Tuesday night, she delivered an emphatic counter to a man shouting, “Bill Clinton is a rapist!”
“By all means, they should look at them, and I am sure they will reach the same conclusion they did when they looked at my emails for the last year,” Clinton said on Monday.
Because of federal income limits, many Secret Service agents who have spent their year covering Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and others haven’t been paid for overtime work in months.
After news of renewed FBI activity around the email investigation that has loomed over her campaign for 19 months, Hillary Clinton has become sharply critical of FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the matter, and returned to a familiar message: She’s a fighter.