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As it stands now, the likely nominee for United States Senate is three-time Senator Debbie Stabenow. Gretchen ... He is an African American and… a man. ... A third candidate running for the Democratic party's nomination for attorney general is Pat Miles, former U.S. Attorney in Michigan's western district.
But Louisiana Democratic Party Executive Director Stephen Handwerk told USA Today Network the state party is "a strong supporter of the Second Amendment" that protects Americans' rights to bear arms. When asked if the tweet was reflective of the party's position or Peterson's, Handwerk said, "Of ...

Breaking with all other party leaders, Democratic state Sen. Mae Flexer of Danielson is calling for U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty to resign over her ... Her failure to do the right thing here hurt us all, especially as more and more women are courageously coming forward. It's time for Rep. Esty to step aside.".
Thanks to California's Top Two primary system, there are no longer party primaries at the state level from which registered voters of other parties can be barred. It matters only in presidential primaries, which still maintain their exclusivity ("No Party Preference" voters can vote in Democratic ...
The Democratic contest is shaping up as an increasingly pitched battle between Miles, a former U.S. attorney for western Michigan, and Nessel, a former assistant prosecutor in ... "We anticipate a heavy turnout primarily because of that race," said Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon.
Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles), President Pro Tempore of the California Senator and U.S Senate candidate, came to Stan State to speak to the community as well as encourage students to participate in the Nov. 2018 elections and vote. Stan State's Democratic Party Club hosted the event as part of ...

Finding something anywhere in the document that defines and differentiates us as Democrats is very hard to do. Why are we so afraid to say what we mean? Why do children in Florida speak more directly and with more passion than we do? Why can't we clearly say that all students over 18 have the right ...
President Trump, seen with border wall prototypes in San Diego, seeks military spending that will create budgets akin to those at the height of U.S. ... The United States has embarked -- with hardly a pause after 16 years of costly and counterproductive wars -- on another binge of military spending.
(CNN) Primaries in deep blue New York State don't typically tell us much about where the Democratic Party, as a national operation, is headed. ... pledging on her website to deliver government "for the many, not just the few" -- a nod to leftist political language gaining traction with American progressives.
Fifty years later, the 1968 presidential election and the Vietnam War still shadow American politics. But the War actually had little effect on the vote that November -- even though surveys showed that Vietnam was by far the most important issue on voters' minds, they saw little difference between ...
Someone automated dozens of accounts to amplify anti-Trump, anti-Sanders and pro-Democratic Party content. ... Research Agency interfered in U.S. politics, they created false online personas and fake political groups to amplify divisive messages that already had a homegrown American audience. It's not ...
The Clintons are “a virus in the Democratic party” and should “move on,” Meghan McCain has said. The daughter of John McCain was discussing Hillary Clinton's recent speech in India, where she told an audience the United States did not “deserve” Donald Trump's presidency. Ms Clinton said the US ...
But if you are familiar with the Democratic Party's peculiar talent for snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, you've probably begun to wonder: How, exactly, will Democrats blow a sure thing this time? One possible answer lies in the U.S. Senate, where zealous outriders of the Democratic minority's liberal ...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand's foreign ministry censured its second-ranking envoy to the United States on Wednesday after she tweeted that the Democratic Party in America should get its act together “or we will all die.” Caroline Beresford, New Zealand's deputy high commissioner to the ...
He cited suggestions that Democrats tried to take votes from Republicans by having Becky Shaw, a former aide to Democratic U.S. Sen Max Baucus, run as a Reform Party candidate against Republican Denny Rehberg in 1996. “There was some suggestion she was … put on the ballot to bleed votes from ...
"The contributions the DNC and DCCC made to the state party helped us put together a pretty robust canvass and mailing program that we were able to use to get out the vote," Pennsylvania Democratic Party Press Secretary Brandon Cwalina said. "With those contributions to state party, we could do a paid ...
“I have to tell you some hard truths ... the Clintons are a virus in the Democratic Party. You have ... "She's saying that Trump is talking about making — his campaign promise was making America great again. That was ... You don't want, you know, to see that Indian-American succeeding more than you are.

The embattled chairman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico has resigned amid pressure over his handling of sexual misconduct claims. ... Former U.S. Attorney Damon Martinez, who is one of many candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in an open congressional seat in central New Mexico, ...
HOUSTON — Maybe you are one of those people who harbor the vain hope that the Democratic Party will lead us from the wilderness. That the leadership will band together and, in a first step toward restoring national sanity, win control of the House in November. If this is the kind of thing you dream about, ...
Jessica Morse wins contested endorsement from California Democratic Party ... The state Democratic Party also retained its own security firm for the convention, United Security. Attempts to reach this ... “It's really allowed us to practice and prepare for what we're going to get from McClintock,” Morse said.
Nebraska's secretary of state says he will allow Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist to appear on the party's primary ballot, despite a challenge from one of Krist's opponents. Feb. ... Gale says changing from nonpartisan to Democrat is considered a declaration of party, not switching parties.
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees that is being decided by the Supreme Court. And it may just be the most important political story in America, about Democratic Party bosses in blue states who for decades have used public employee unions to maintain their power. Politics is ...
Nick Balletto, the chairman of the Connecticut Democratic party, called the win “historic” and said it signifies that voters are increasingly disenchanted ... Connecticut voters are coming out to reject the Donald Trump playbook that is being employed by the leadership of the Connecticut Republican Party,'' ...
The White House announced Tuesday the U.S. is cutting about $8.3 million worth of aid to Cambodia because of "recent setbacks to democracy" in the southeast Asian ... Some said the election was dominated by one strong party, while others are weaker, but it was a democratic election based on our law.
So when I wrote my previous article on the EventShares U.S. Tax Reform ETF (TAXR), I also saw that they also had a Democratic Policies ETF (DEMS) and a Republican Policies ETF (GOP). I am not American but actually Canadian, and I'd prefer to focus on policies rather than politicians. This ETF seems ...
A ruckus broke out on the floor of the California Democratic Party Convention on Sunday following a contested endorsement for a congressional seat in ... economic policy director at the Center for American Progress who now teaches at the University of California, Irvine, won the state party endorsement for ...
He will preside over the next meeting of the Limestone County Democratic Executive Committee, March 16 at the party's headquarters, 22143 U.S. 72, Athens (next to Buffalo Wild Wings). White is replacing Mike Smith, Democratic candidate for state Senate District 2. Because Smith is running for office, ...
Here are the 7 biggest things you may have missed about the Democratic memo on the Russia probe ... The Justice Department, their memo says, "appropriately upheld its longstanding practice of protecting U.S. citizen information by purposefully not 'unmasking' U.S. person and entity names." But while ...
The three Democrats heading up a panel appointed by House Speaker Michael Madigan on the future of women in the party said the group will be independent of the state party organization that the longtime speaker chairs. State Comptroller Susana Mendoza, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos of Moline and state ...
What is unusual about these attacks is that they issue not from her Republican rival but from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), the campaign arm of Democrats in the US House of Representatives. Concerned that Moser is too liberal to unseat a Trump patsy, the DCCC has ...
AMERICA is living through strange times when the headline “duelling committee memos released” can make partisans sit up and roar. ... Surveillance Court, that evidence against Mr Page came from a dossier commissioned and paid for by the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
On Thursday, the Center for American Progress (CAP), a Democratic party-affiliated think tank, launched a proposal confusingly called “Medicare Extra for ... improved “Medicare for All”–overwhelmingly popular with the party's base: about 69% of Democrats supported it, according to a September survey.
Two of the biggest names in California Democratic circles implored party faithful to fight to win in the midterms as Democrats try to seize back control of the U.S. House. “Standing in the way of the American Dream are Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump and Mike Pence,” said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
In the fever swamps and extremist fringes of the internet, the outspoken student survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are depicted as mouthpieces of the FBI, pawns of left-wing activist billionaire George Soros, stooges of the Democratic Party — or all of the above.
For Milwaukee officials and business leaders hoping to bring the 2020 Democratic National Convention to the city, it's not all about turning Wisconsin blue politically. "I'm here representing the green party," Tim Sheehy, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce president, said Wednesday during a ...
We have further learned that a group of Russians in St. Petersburg have been trolling us since at least 2014 (what took them so long?), playing both sides against ... And therein lies the treachery -- not for Donald Trump, who spends far too much time paying attention to it himself, but for the Democratic Party ...
Tenney is a top-tier target of the Democratic Party in the 2018 midterm elections. ... “Two weeks ago she called Democrats 'un-American,' last week she defended alleged domestic abuser Rob Porter, and now she blames Democrats for mass murder—she is an embarrassment to New York and our country.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The chairwoman of North Dakota's Democratic party is running for state tax commissioner. Kylie Oversen of Grand Forks made the announcement Wednesday. The 28-year-old Oversen is a lawyer and former one-term state representative, who lost her seat in 2016. She will face ...
The nearly two-year-long series of allegations and investigations now known as “Russiagate” was instigated by top American political, media, and (probably) intelligence elites (mostly Democratic or pro-Democratic, but not only). What they have wrought suggests profoundly disturbing characteristics of ...
Last week, Illinois News Network reported calls by state Rep. Carol Ammons and Comptroller Susana Mendoza for the Democratic state central committee to investigate harassment within the party. Within days, Madigan tapped the two and U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos to lead a panel on the issue. “We agreed to ...
perry (Perry Bacon Jr., senior writer): A more generous summary might be that Brooks feels the Republican Party is too Trumpish and the Democratic Party is too stuck on race- and gender based-politics, ... You usually get two major parties, or maybe three, in first-past-the-post systems like the U.S. uses.
Democrat Linda Belcher is heading back to Frankfort, giving her party fresh hope of retaking the Kentucky House of Representatives this fall. ... “We just won this district by more than 30 percentage points, where Trump won 73 percent of the vote,” said Ben Self, chairman of the Kentucky Democratic Party.
Specialists known as “political technologists” have been a feature of politics in Russia and other former Soviet countries since the early post-Communist parties. They are not quite the same as the “spin doctors” of democratic politics, or the blunter propagandists of totalitarian systems. Rather than just ...
The Democratic Party is having an identity crisis. For the past couple of months, Democrats have loudly declared protecting so-called DREAMers — children who entered this country illegally when younger than 18 — is their top priority. President Trump has made it clear he will sign a bill that accomodates ...
To help them get elected, a different kind of leader is trying to retool the state Democratic Party's infrastructure. ... things we care about as Democrats, which are health care, education, workers' rights, and not get distracted to talk about the things the Republican Party would rather us talk about,” Self said.
That left wing of the Democratic Party trusted those anti-American dictators more than they trusted J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI, or Gen. William Westmoreland and the U.S. Army. Today — amazingly — more Republicans trust Vladimir Putin, a career KGB agent who hates America, than the FBI, when ...
As Freedom House notes, the biggest jolt to the liberal democratic order came with the election of a populist, polarizing American president, Donald Trump ... In Britain, the U.S. and continental Europe, the strongest electoral constituency for rightwing nativist and illiberal parties has been among groups who ...
7, the minority leader in the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, the epitome of a San Francisco liberal, treated America to an 8-hour lecture on why ... marked the culmination of the Democratic Party's bizarre pivot from its historical role of representing its constituents and (progressively-minded) U.S. ...
The North Carolina Democratic Party has rebuked a longtime political consultant for party candidates because it says he's forming a committee designed to ... State Democratic Party Executive Director Kimberly Reynolds said Wednesday that Crone's efforts to create a "dark money" group are disturbing and ...
The coalition deal is “the basis of a good and stable government, which our country needs, and which many around the world expect from us,” Ms. Merkel ... The parties spent the last two weeks negotiating a governing pact, but if members of the Social Democratic Party reject the deal, the country could face ...


 

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