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Nancy Pelosi Backs House Leadership Limits, All But Securing Bid For Speaker
The California Democrat appears to have fended off a challenge to her leadership and would serve no more than four more years as speaker under the deal.
Mueller Investigations Finally Begin To Worry Trump Allies
By Jonathan Lemire, Alan Fram and Elana Schor, AP
As the 2020 election comes into focus, the weight of the investigations do, too.
New York's Horrific Voting Laws Might Actually Get Changed
Now that Democrats have complete control over the state government, they say they will swiftly push changes to the state's restrictive voting laws.
Kevin McCarthy Says Democrats Shouldn't Spend A Lot Of Time Investigating Trump
“We’ve investigated this for a long period of time. Both sides have come up with nothing in the process," the House Republican leader said.
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Lame-Duck Power Grabs Escalate Unsettling Trend
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When a party loses power in a state, there’s often a last-ditch effort to pass priority legislation. What’s happening now is different, experts say.
Beto O'Rourke Reportedly Spoke With Al Sharpton As 2020 Speculation Swirls
The former Senate candidate has spoken with high-profile Democrats recently, including former President Barack Obama.
DNC Mandates Staff Neutrality In Presidential Primaries
The convening body seeks to avoid a repeat of 2016 allegations of favoritism.
Republicans Around The Country Are Working To Declare Democrats Unconstitutional
The lame-duck power grabs in Wisconsin, Michigan and North Carolina are part of a larger effort by Republicans to delegitimize any opponent.
In The Trump Era, Democrats Look More Kindly On Past GOP Presidents
History is often kind to former presidents, but Trump may be helping things along.
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Joe Manchin Faces Opposition From Left Over Top Senate Committee Post
Alexander C. Kaufman
But other Democrats sound comfortable with the West Virginia senator serving as ranking member on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
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States Are 'Laboratories Of Democracy.' Wisconsin Shows They're Also Laboratories Of Fascism.
, Guest Writer
Republican efforts to overthrow election results in lame duck sessions are yet another way the party is trying to undermine democracy.
Lone Wisconsin Republican Who Opposed Stealing Democrats’ Power Explains Why
"I believe that these changes will have unforeseen impacts... throughout Wisconsin," state Sen. Robert Cowles said.
In Stunning Power Grab, Wisconsin Republicans Pass Bill Weakening New Governor
The bills take power away from newly elected Democrats.
Beto O'Rourke Met With Barack Obama Amid 2020 Rumors: Report
The Washington Post's report on the meeting comes after the Texas representative said he wasn't ruling out a presidential run.
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Democrats Are Divided On The Ideological Future Of Their Party
But they're a lot more optimistic than they were in 2016.
Deval Patrick, Foreclosure Mogul
How the 2020 Democratic presidential contender helped a Republican billionaire rip off the middle class.
Joe Biden Says He's 'The Most Qualified Person In The Country To Be President'
The former vice president hasn't decided whether he's running in 2020.
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How Democrats Can Win In 2020
Richard North Patterson
We know what Trump will bring to the table. The question is how to beat it.
Democrats Hope To Train An Army Of Operatives For 2020 Election
The party has a history of “brain drain” after every campaign, but they promise that will change this year.
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The Next Congress Must Make The Poor People's Agenda Its Agenda
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
Mary Kay Henry
, Guest Writers
Rather than play by Mitch McConnell’s rigged rules and double standards, Democrats must come up with a new playbook.
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Nancy Pelosi Wins Democratic Speaker Nomination
Challenges remain for the California Democrat as she faces a floor vote in January to secure the position.
Senate Advances Judicial Nominee Known For Weakening Black Voters' Rights
“It is unconscionable that the Senate would even consider someone with Thomas Farr’s record,” said Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
Jon Tester Was Donald Trump’s Top Target. Here’s How He Survived.
Democrats can win in rural states, but the formula isn’t easy to replicate.
Stop Punishing Kirsten Gillibrand For Al Franken's Mistakes
, Guest Writer
Democratic Party donors are furious at her for holding her male colleague accountable. Their anger is misplaced.
GOP Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Has A Controversial History
Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is under fire for controversial details from her past.
Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s Wins Runoff Election Despite Controversial Comments
Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith beat Democrat Mike Espy to become the next Mississippi senator.
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