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Democrats Look To Declare National Emergency Over Climate Change, Not A ‘Fake Crisis’
Rep. Earl Blumenauer plans an emergency resolution on global warming in response to Trump's action over a border wall.
Stacey Abrams Tells Democrats: Don’t Treat Donald Trump’s Wall Emergency As Real
“We validate his behavior by treating it as serious,” the Georgia Democrat told “Late Night” host Seth Meyers.
Art Of The Deal? Trump Shut Down Government For Wall Funds He Could've Had Last Year
The president's self-professed dealmaking prowess failed to win over Democratic opposition.
Democrats Ready To Declare Victory On Spending Deal Draw
Democrats win 29-29.
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Only About A Tenth Of Americans Think Both Parties Are Too Extreme
A new survey suggests few people are pining for a centrist middle ground.
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Democrats Lambaste CNN's Howard Schultz Town Hall As 2016 All Over Again
“It just shows that certain elements of the media have learned absolutely nothing from their role in elevating a Donald Trump.”
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The Lover And The Fighter: Cory Booker And Elizabeth Warren Embody The 2020 Divide
The presidential primary will decide whether Democratic voters are done with hope and change.
With Border Negotiations At An Impasse, Another Shutdown Could Be On The Horizon
Border security negotiations between Democratic and Republican lawmakers have not progressed.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Flubs Slavery Definition
Gov. Northam made a shaky start to his rehabilitation tour when he seemingly mixed up slaves with servants.
Virginia Lawmaker Backs Off Plan To Seek Impeachment Of Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax
Patrick Hope had said he wanted to introduce articles of impeachment against Fairfax after two women recently accused the Democrat of sexual assault.
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Cory Booker Woos Iowans With ‘Love’-Heavy Brand Of Progressive Patriotism
“If we stand with that love in America ... we will rise,” the New Jersey senator declared.
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Elizabeth Warren Is Officially Running For President
The Democrat's announcement in Lawrence, Mass., allowed her to invoke both the labor and immigrants’ rights movements in her call for systemic change.
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Nancy Pelosi Keeps Testing The Left — And The Left Keeps Taking It
Liberals keep playing nice even when Pelosi doesn't.
Assault Accusation And Blackface Scandal Entangle Virginia's Top 3 Elected Officials
By Alan Suderman, AP
All three men face calls for resignation.
Republicans Split On Whether Blackface Is A Problem
Democrats overwhelmingly say it is.
If Progressives Want To Nuke The Filibuster, They're Going To Have To Convince A Bunch Of Democrats First
Ambitious health care and climate proposals have no chance of passing with the filibuster on the books. But many Democrats say they want to keep it anyway.
Former DNC CEO Talks Faith, Politics And Presidential Candidates
Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani spoke with political strategist Leah Daughtry about 2020 candidates and the black vote.
Verdicts On Trump’s SOTU
President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address to Congress received very mixed reviews from lawmakers and pundits.
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With The Planet In Crisis, Congress Is Here To Talk About Climate Change
Alexander C. Kaufman
For the first time in years, the global crisis takes center stage in the U.S. House.
Stacey Abrams Calls Government Shutdown A 'Stunt' In State Of The Union Response
Abrams called the government shutdown a “disgrace” and called for equal voting rights.
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Stacey Abrams: 'Together, We Are Coming For America, For A Better America'
The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate called for unity and social justice in the Democratic response to the State of the Union address.
SOTU Chamber Sings Happy Birthday To Holocaust Survivor
Both sides of the Capitol chamber joined in singing “Happy Birthday” to Holocaust survivor and Pittsburgh synagogue shooting survivor Judah Samet.
Congresswomen Celebrate During The State Of The Union Address
During his State Of The Union address, Trump appeared to take credit for the historic number of women in Congress.
Here Are The Moments In Trump's SOTU Speech That Made Democratic Lawmakers Actually Applaud
The applause came after many lawmakers, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Kamala Harris, withheld cheers during Trump's State of the Union.
Trump Claims 'Ridiculous Partisan' Probes May Upset Progress
Trump peppered his speech with calls for bipartisanship, a message that may not sit well with many.
Green New Deal Resolution Poised To Shake Up Democrats' Foreign Policy Debate
Alexander C. Kaufman
As 2020 Democrats suss out foreign policy positions, the first congressional effort on a Green New Deal is expected to offer some guidance.
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