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    Democratic voters are depressed, demoralized, and tuning out — and there's no use in denying it. President Joe Biden's economic agenda is stuck in the mud, supported by 96% of Democrats in the Senate yet blocked by two senators whose massive egos and lobbyist addictions are causing them to turn against the party. Biden failed...
    The Virginia Democratic Party filed a complaint against Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin's campaign on Friday, claiming 13 of the campaign's ads failed disclaimer requirements.  The party accused Youngkin's campaign of violating Virginia law by not including “an unobscured, full-screen picture containing the candidate, either in photographic form or through the actual appearance of the candidate on...
    Democratic voters are depressed, demoralized, and tuning out — and there's no use in denying it. President Joe Biden's economic agenda is stuck in the mud, supported by 96% of Democrats in the Senate yet blocked by two senators whose massive egos and lobbyist addictions are causing them to turn against the party. Biden failed...
    (CNN)Indivisible, one of the country's largest and most influential progressive groups, announced on Friday a new program dedicated to protecting a select slate of endangered Democratic congressional incumbents -- seven House members and Georgia's Sen. Raphael Warnock -- ahead of next year's midterm elections. Rancorous debate among Democrats in Congress over the fate of President...
    Former Democratic Senator Joe Lieberman joined "The Brian Kilmeade Show" to discuss the upcoming gubernatorial election in Virginia, which has trended blue in recent elections. Lieberman argued that, given the ongoing controversy surrounding school boards, critical race theory and mask mandates in the state, the election will provide insight into voters' true feelings about "woke"...
    With President Joe Biden's popular legislative agenda hanging in the balance largely due to her obstruction, Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema left the country this week to raise campaign cash in Europe—a trip that was reported as new polling showed she is completely underwater with Arizona voters. According to survey results released Thursday by the progressive...
    Friends and allies of Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema are mystified by her maneuvering around President Joe Biden's legislative agenda, according to people speaking to The Daily Beast. Sinema has faced backlash from progressive activists and politicians over her opposition to Democrats' $3.5 trillion reconciliation package. The legislation remains stalled in the Senate. "I have also...
    Longshot challengers to Democrats’ most reviled Republican foes are starting to be seen as threats by some in their own party who fear they are distracting from midterm efforts to protect the majority. Just over a year out from what will be a referendum on President BidenJoe BidenSinema fundraising in Europe as reconciliation talks 'ongoing': report Mexico...
    (CNN)As congressional Democrats negotiate the size and scope of a budget bill that could significantly remake the social safety net in the United States, a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS finds 75% of the party's rank-and-file prefer a bill that goes further to expand the social safety net and combat climate change over one...
    It can happen here. The "it" ought to be obvious by now: an authoritarian or even fascist regime in the United States. That was a big reason why Harvard professor Steven Levitsky, along with his colleague Daniel Ziblatt, published the 2018 book "How Democracies Die." They wanted to warn Americans of the dangerous signs they...
    (CNN)When people cast a vote for president, they are hoping -- sometimes against hope -- that the person they have picked will do things to make their lives better.It's the most basic expectation that voters have of a politician: I voted for you ... now go do what you said you would do.So, when voters...
    With the Virginia gubernatorial race a razor-tight margin of error contest just three weeks until Election Day, former Gov. Terry McAuliffe is bringing out some of the biggest names in the Democratic Party to help him energize Democrats to vote. McAuliffe's team announced on Tuesday that former President Obama will campaign with the former governor in...
    President Biden is facing increased criticism from other Democrats over his handling of the $1 trillion infrastructure bill currently gridlocked at Congress. The President has come under fire recently for the way his administration has dealt with the evacuation from Afghanistan and the southern border problem. However, the latest round of criticism being levelled at...
    (CNN)Most Americans now view the Republican Party as better than the Democratic Party at protecting the country from international threats and ensuring the nation remains prosperous, according to a new poll from Gallup. These are also the GOP's widest margins ahead of the Democrats in either issue area in at least six years.* On security...
    The Democratic Party of New Jersey is taking aim at Republican gubernatorial nominee Jack Ciattarelli over his past support for banning public profanity. In ad released on Monday, a man off camera tells multiple people (possibly actors) that Ciattarelli “once led an effort to ban swearing.” “You’re sh*tting me,” replied one woman. Jack Ciattarelli...
    As President Biden’s popularity among American voters continues to decline, so does his clout among fellow Democrats.  An increasing number of Biden allies have voiced their disappointment in his handling of issues like the border crisis, Afghanistan and the Democratic-controlled Congress, where two major pieces of legislation furthering his domestic agenda remain stalled due to...
    Disarray? No. This is how Democrats unite around a common goal. Welcome back to the weekly Nuts & Bolts Guide to small campaigns. Every week I try to tackle issues I’ve been asked about. With the help of other campaign workers and notes, we address how to improve and build better campaigns or explain how we can...
    Jim DeFede and Manny Diaz, who is the chairman of the Florida Democratic Party and former mayor of Miami, tackled a variety of topics, much like was focused on last week with the chair of the Republican Party of Florida, State Sen. Joe Gruters. GUEST: Manny Diaz, Florida Democratic Party Chairman
    Democrat political analyst David Shor on Friday warned the Democrat Party has become too elitist, exclusive, and intolerant of the American workers and the American family, which is threatening President Biden’s agenda in the Senate and future elections beyond 2022. “I think the core problem with the Democratic Party is that the people who run...
    Share this: The Kings County Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit filed against the Brooklyn Democratic Party that attempted to unjustly unseat thousands of County Committee members and recall five amendments to the Party Rules that allowed for greater democratic participation. The ruling came down late last week. In Judge Edgar J. Walker’s ruling, in response...
    President Joe Biden joked on a phone call with Democrats that putting Sens. Joe Manchin and Bernie Sanders in a room together to hash out the roughly $2 trillion difference in their visions of the social safety net expansions would result in "homicide." Rep. Ro Khanna, a Democrat from California, suggested earlier this week...
    FNC’s Tucker Carlson opened his Friday broadcast by questioning the Democratic Party’s self-proclaimed quest to crack down on so-called authoritarianism by using tactics that one might see from an authoritarian regime. Among those qualities that Carlson cited were censorship, a proposal to monitor bank transactions and measures instituted in the name of COVID-19 mitigation that...
    Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Virginia gubernatorial candidates Glenn Youngkin (R) and Terry McAuliffe (D) have been working tirelessly over the past week to win over singer-songwriter Taylor Swift‘s fan base. Axios reported on Tuesday that the McAuliffe campaign launched digital ads linking Youngkin to Scooter Braun, a record executive who controversially acquired Swift’s master recordings...
    Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang is leaving the Democratic Party for a new way "Forward." Yang hopped on the phone with Fox News on Thursday to discuss his new book, "Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy," his departure from the Democratic Party, and his push for the nation to adopt rank-choice voting. "Our...
    Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang officially dumped the Democratic Party this week and a prominent Asian-American author feels it could be part of a mass exodus, as members of the Asian-American community recognize the party that relies on identity politics isn’t for them.  "He may have chosen the Democratic Party in the first place because he...
    Despite her failure in addressing the “root causes” behind thousands of illegal aliens streaming into the United States over the southern border and random road trips to support President Joe Biden’s struggling “infrastructure” bills, Vice President Kamala Harris’s latest assignment is to hit the mid-term election campaign trail to recruit Latino, black, and young people to...
    FIRST ON FOX: A new video dropped by the Republican National Committee (RNC) highlights Democrat officials’ support for defunding the police as the Democratic Party tries to back away from the idea.The RNC took aim at prominent Democrat lawmakers ranging from "Squad" leader Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., publishing 7...
    A top Oklahoma school official is changing her political affiliation and launching a campaign for governor with hopes of ousting Gov. Kevin Stitt (R), who she says “hijacked” the Republican Party in the state. Joy Hofmeister, the state superintendent of public instruction for Oklahoma, announced “two momentous events” on Thursday: that she is leaving the...
    Rep. Ruben GallegoRuben GallegoAttacks on Sinema turn increasingly personal Arizona Democrats' frustration with Sinema comes to a head The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by AT&T - Final countdown: Senate inches toward last infrastructure vote MORE (D) has emerged as an early favorite to primary Sen. Kyrsten SinemaKyrsten SinemaSanders declined to sign statement condemning protests...
    (CNN)With the decision last week to delay a promised vote on the bipartisan infrastructure legislation, this unfolding spectacle proves a point I have been making for years: The political center of America is underrepresented in the United States Congress, especially in the House of Representatives. Charlie Dent Democratic and Republican leaders in Congress routinely...
    US coronavirus: Los Angeles city leaders vote to require proof of vaccination for indoor spaces like restaurants and gyms Illinois governor fires back at billionaire over criticism of Chicago violence Oct. 6—The former head of the Kentucky Democratic Party has been ordered to report to prison in November. Load Error Jerry Lundergan, 74,...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky Democratic Party chair must report to prison next month on campaign finance charges, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove ordered Jerry Lundergan to go to prison on Nov. 30 after the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the 74-year-old’s conviction and rejected a...
    By 41% to 38%, U.S. adults say the Republican Party rather than the Democratic Party can better handle whichever problem they name (in an open-ended question format) as the most important facing the country. Last year, 47% said the Democratic Party and 39% said the Republican Party could better address the most important problem, when...
    Share this: Later today, the Brooklyn Democratic Party will be putting “boots on the ground” to mobilize their multiple local club network of volunteers to boost vaccine participation in numerous neighborhoods. Using a live informational Zoom meeting with medical experts, the Brooklyn Dems will enhance the door-to-door volunteers mobilization starting at 7. “This is grass...
    Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced the creation of a new political party Tuesday, less than a month after announcing his departure from the Democratic Party. Yang’s has dubbed his new political identity as the Forward Party, displaying the slogan “Not left. Not right. Forward.” Yang released a five-minute video explaining the party’s beliefs...
    Former Democrat presidential candidate Andrew Yang on Monday announced he formally exited the Democrat Party, calling it the “right thing” to do. “I changed my voting registration from ‘Democrat’ to ‘Independent’ today. It was a strangely emotional experience,” the tech entrepreneur wrote in a blog post titled, “Breaking Up With The Democratic Party.” Yang briefly...
    Jay Jacobs, the chair of the New York Democratic Party, on Monday endorsed Gov. Kathy HochulKathy HochulAlmost 1 in 5 health care workers quit their jobs during COVID-19: poll George Floyd statue vandalized in NYC's Union Square two days after unveiling Intercept reporter says Rikers Island conditions evidence of 'social failures' MORE’s (D) 2022 gubernatorial bid...
    Civil rights attorney Leo Terrell said Tuesday that former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang “needs to become a Republican” and not just an Independent. WATCH:   “Let me tell you right now: he left the Democratic Party just like I did; he’s not welcome: it’s too far left,” Terrell told “Fox & Friends.” “You...
    Texas Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D) The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Matt Booker, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ● TX-34, TX-15: Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, who currently represents Texas' 15th...
    MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle challenged Democratic National Committee chair Jaime Harrison Monday over the Democratic in-fighting over the trillion-dollar spending bills on Capitol Hill.  "If neither of these bills gets passed ... how do you convince voters it is still worth sticking with Democrats in 2022?" Ruhle asked.  "Well Stephanie, they're going to get passed...
    Former Democratic presidential candidate and lifelong Democrat Andrew Yang announced his departure from the Democratic Party in an Oct. 4 blog post. After 25 years as a Democrat, Yang is now registered as an Independent, according to the post. Why I’m leaving the Democratic Party https://t.co/nrStxjrLfF — Andrew Yang????⬆️???????? (@AndrewYang) October 4, 2021 In...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The election for the next governor of New York is more than a year away, but the drama is building. New York state Democratic party Chairman Jay Jacobs endorsed Kathy Hochul for re-election, and called on other gubernatorial wannabes to stand down for the good of the party. READ MORE: As...
    Failed Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang publicly denounced the Democratic Party Monday - opting to instead become an Independent in hopes of having 'a greater impact' on the political sphere. The former longshot presidential candidate - who rose from relative obscurity as a tech entrepreneur in the 90s to a progressive politician pining for a 'Universal...
    NEW YORK -- Andrew Yang, who unsuccessfully sought the 2020 presidential nomination and New York mayoralty this year as a Democrat, said Monday he is "breaking up" with the Democratic Party and has registered as an independent."I changed my voting registration from 'Democrat' to 'Independent' today. It was a strangely emotional experience," Yang wrote in...
    Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang has officially quit the Democratic Party, calling it "the right thing" to do. Yang announced he will become an independent in a blog post published Monday on his website and described doing so as a "strangely emotional experience." The former Democrat recalled registering with the party at 20 years old...
    MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle on Monday had to remind DNC Chair Jaime Harrison that Republicans are not the party in power or at odds, the Democrats are. In their discussion about divisions in the Democratic party over spending, Ruhle pressed the party chair over his repeated deflections blaming Republicans for “obstruction” rather than disagreement from within....
    Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangYang says presidential bid 'messed with my head' Yang in new book: Trump might have won in 2020 'if not for the coronavirus' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Democrats still at odds over Biden agenda MORE announced his departure from the Democratic Party today, describing...
    GARDEN CITY, Long Island (WABC) -- State Democratic Chair Jay Jacobs personally endorsed Governor Kathy Hochul for governor next year, an early attempt to fend off an increasingly messy primary that could threaten to divide the party.Jacobs and several other county chairs are believed to be encouraging the party to unite behind Hochul to avoid...
    Andrew Yang updated his voter registration to independent from Democrat a day before his book hits the shelves, according to a Monday announcement that labeled the switch a "strangely emotional experience." Yang has identified as a Democrat for years and campaigned to be the Democratic nominee for president in 2020, but he is "confident...