Democratic Party

Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Steyer is on a multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Donald Trump, but Democrats whose campaigns the California billionaire is helping bankroll aren't keen to follow his lead.

Apr. 21, 2018 12:34 AM EDT
Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.

Apr. 21, 2018 12:29 AM EDT
In suit, DNC blames election loss on Trump-Russia alliance

NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic National Committee on Friday sued President Donald Trump's campaign, Trump's son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and Wikileaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election by breaking into DNC computers and stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.

Apr. 20, 2018 12:33 PM EDT
Democrats see Wisconsin as proving ground for party revival

PARDEEVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Margo Miller thanked her hosts, covered herself in a blue plastic poncho and headed back into the driving sleet Saturday morning, with more doors to knock on in this rural subdivision but with another new volunteer's name on her clipboard.

Apr. 19, 2018 11:56 AM EDT
Liberal 'resistance warriors' learning how to win election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "resistance warriors" are coming.Hundreds of liberal candidates, most running in state and municipal elections this fall, are streaming into Washington this week as the Democratic Party's left flank intensifies in its push to seize control of Congress, statehouses and local governments across the country.

Apr. 12, 2018 12:11 AM EDT
'Resistance warriors' gather as Dems debate midterm strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "resistance warriors" are coming.Hundreds of liberal candidates, most running in state and municipal elections this fall, are streaming into Washington this week as the Democratic Party's left flank intensifies in its push to seize control of Congress, statehouses and local governments across the country.

Apr. 11, 2018 11:18 PM EDT
Bernie Sanders struggles with new path to black voters

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — As Bernie Sanders contemplates making another president bid in 2020, the Vermont senator still is searching for the right way to attract more black voters who backed Hillary Clinton and effectively denied him the Democratic nomination in 2016.

Apr. 6, 2018 11:43 AM EDT
Liberal Dallet easily takes Wisconsin Supreme Court race

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Rebecca Dallet, a liberal Milwaukee judge, easily defeated conservative Michael Screnock Tuesday in the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court, fueling optimism among Democrats for more victories in the fall midterms.

Apr. 3, 2018 10:45 PM EDT
Takeaways from Illinois primary: Big money, party splits

Illinois voters added their voices to the 2018 primary season, with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner surviving an unexpectedly stiff primary challenge from the right and a suburban Chicago congressman, Dan Lipinski, narrowly dispatching a Democratic challenger fueled by the party's liberal wing.

Mar. 21, 2018 11:27 AM EDT
Democrats seek balance between base's demands, election wins

ATLANTA (AP) — Pennsylvania's Conor Lamb and Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, the new miracle men of the Democratic Party, offer a clear model for how to run in Republican territory: Focus on economics, not guns, immigration or President Donald Trump.

Mar. 16, 2018 10:15 AM EDT
Democrats' midterm choices: Liberals, moderates, both?

ATLANTA (AP) — Pennsylvania's Conor Lamb and Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, the new miracle men of the Democratic Party, offer a clear model for how to run in Republican territory: Focus on economics, not guns, immigration or President Donald Trump.

Mar. 15, 2018 8:32 PM EDT
Pennsylvania takeaways: GOP reaches for the panic button

NEW YORK (AP) — The special election in Pennsylvania's 18th district has made one thing clear: Democrats turned a region that overwhelmingly backed President Donald Trump just 16 months ago into a dead heat.

Mar. 14, 2018 2:47 PM EDT
Too close to call but Dem Lamb claims win in Pennsylvania

MT. LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A razor's edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump's sway in a GOP stronghold.

Mar. 14, 2018 4:38 AM EDT
PA race razor close; Dem Lamb claims win, GOP not conceding

MT. LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A razor's edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump's sway in a GOP stronghold.

Mar. 14, 2018 2:07 AM EDT
Trump: 'Steel and business' at stake in House election

TRAFFORD, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump invoked "steel and business" Monday as he and his son made a final push to sway voters in a special election for a Pennsylvania House seat that will reverberate nationally.

Mar. 12, 2018 1:05 PM EDT
Trump: Voters must support GOP in Pittsburgh-area House race

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump told western Pennsylvania voters Saturday night that his new tariffs were saving the steel industry and urged them to send a Republican to the House so he can keep delivering those kinds of results.

Mar. 11, 2018 5:00 AM EDT
Trump: Don't fall for Democrat Lamb's moderate talk

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump told western Pennsylvania voters Saturday night that his new tariffs were saving the steel industry and urged them to send a Republican to the House so he can keep delivering those kinds of results.

Mar. 10, 2018 9:32 PM EST
Dems pledge to limit superdelegates, but don't say how

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Party's hierarchy on Saturday acknowledged the "perceived influence" of insiders over voters in picking a presidential nominee, but don't know yet how to settle an issue that bedeviled the bitter nomination fight between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in 2016.

Mar. 10, 2018 6:09 PM EST
Baldwin searches for right path to keep key Senate seat

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sen. Tammy Baldwin was back home in Wisconsin, talking about guns, health care and other issues before a politically minded luncheon crowd, when one of her Republican challengers rose to confront her.

Mar. 9, 2018 1:00 AM EST
White House aide launches first wave in final-days PA push

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In the first wave of the White House's new western Pennsylvania offensive, one of President Donald Trump's chief aides on Thursday attacked Democratic congressional candidate Conor Lamb on abortion while casting Republican Rick Saccone as "a reliable vote" for the president.

Mar. 8, 2018 8:58 PM EST
Texas primary turnout buoys Democrats' hopes again

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is the latest place where Democrats are finding optimism for 2018 after kicking off the nation's primary election season with their biggest midterm turnout in more than a quarter-century.

Mar. 7, 2018 7:31 PM EST

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