Rebel Democrat Tulsi Gabbard hints at 2020 run with a tour of first primary states

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) has indicated her desire to run for president in 2020. The outspoken anti-war advocate said that she is thinking of how she can “best be of service” to the US in a meet-up in New Hampshire. Speculation has been rife that Gabbard, who backed Bernie Sanders in 2016, is contemplating a […]

Cindy Hyde-Smith is projected to win in Mississippi runoff, ending tumultuous Senate race against Democrat Mike Espy

REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman (L) and REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photos Mississippi voters elected Cindy Hyde-Smith to a full Senate term on Tuesday, ending a closely watched runoff election again her Democratic challenger Mike Espy. Hyde-Smith had a lead of more than 68,000 votes over Espy as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday night. It is the last Senate […]

Democrat Andrew Gillum officially ends bid for Florida governor, congratulates Republican Ron DeSantis

Associated Press/Steve Cannon Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded the Florida governor’s race and congratulated his Republican opponent, Ron DeSantis. Gillum initially conceded on election night, but retracted it after the vote margin narrowed. After a recount, DeSantis still led the race by more than 30,000 votes. Democrat Andrew Gillum says he is ending his hard-fought race […]

Poll: Trump would lose to every top Democrat woman including Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, or Elizabeth Warren

Chip Somodevilla/Tasos Katopodis/Win McNamee/Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images/Business Insider Every woman touted as a Democratic 2020 candidate would beat President Donald Trump if the election was held today, an Axios poll has found. High-profile names, women senators, and women that Trump has repeatedly targeted are all more popular with voters according to the poll. The poll also […]

Republican Marsha Blackburn and Democrat Phil Bredesen are locked in a competitive, nasty battle for a key Senate seat — here’s what they told us about their race

Eliza Relman/Business Insider Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen is running for US Senate as a centrist Democrat in a race that could determine control of the chamber — and his campaign looks nothing like the “resistance.” Rep. Marsha Blackburn, an eight-term GOP incumbent, is running for the seat on President Donald Trump’s agenda. And the competitive battle […]

Alaska’s governor dropped his reelection bid and endorsed a Democrat against his GOP challenger who is leading in the polls

Mark Thiessen/AP Alaska Governor Bill Walker, a political independent, halted his re-election campaign and endorsed his Democratic challenger, former Sen. Mark Begich. Neither had appeared capable of defeating the Republican front-runner, former state Senator Mike Dunleavy. Walker said his decision to bow out was based entirely on what he felt was “best for Alaska.” Public […]

Texas newspaper that endorsed Ted Cruz in 2012 is now throwing its support behind Democrat Beto O’Rourke for the midterm election

Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File The Houston Chronicle has endorsed Democrat Beto O’Rourke for US Senate in Texas over the Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz. The newspaper endorsed Cruz in 2012, but this time around, it had some harsh words for the junior senator, saying Cruz has “exhibited little interest in […]

Teen-sexting Democrat ex-congressman Weiner to walk out of prison early

Anthony Weiner, a former Democratic congressman and husband of Hillary Clinton’s aide Huma Abedin, has reportedly had his 21-month sentence for sexting a teenager cut by three months, and is due to be released in May. Radar Online reported on Monday that the projected date for Weiner’s release had been moved from August to May […]

As Trump orders the release classified Russia docs, a top House Democrat says the FBI and DOJ told him the move would be a ‘red line’

Alex Edelman/Getty Images Adam Schiff, the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, called President Donald Trump’s order for the declassification and release of sensitive Russia materials a “clear abuse of power” meant to influence the Russia probe. Schiff also revealed that the FBI and DOJ had previously told him that the release of some […]

'Shameful smear': Anti-Semitism mailer targets New York Democrat in contentious primary

Ahead of New York’s Democratic primary, someone within the party has paid for a mailer accusing progressive gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon of anti-Semitism. Approved and paid for by the New York State Democratic Committee, the mailer accuses Nixon of remaining “silent on the rise of anti-Semitism,” and supporting BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions), a worldwide […]