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 […]

‘I think the party has yearned for a fighter’: Michael Avenatti confirms he may run as a Democrat against Trump in 2020

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Michael Avenatti, the lawyer known to needle President Donald Trump on social media and on TV, says he might run against Trump as a Democrat in the 2020 presidential election. Avenatti first gave that information to the Des Moines Register newspaper on Thursday. He was in the Iowa state capital with several […]

Daily Beast: Russian hackers targeted Democrat facing tough 2018 election

Enlarge / Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) questions witnesses during a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing concerning threats to the homeland, September 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The digital ink was barely dry on Ars IT and National Security Editor Sean Gallagher’s feature, “How they did it (and […]

‘This bigoted fool should get ZERO votes’: Ted Cruz backs Democrat over Nazi GOP in Illinois

Ted Cruz may have urged voters to choose a Democratic candidate instead of a self-confessed Nazi running for a congressional seat in Illinois, but the internet is giving him very little credit for speaking out. Cruz took to Twitter to condemn Arthur Jones, the Holocaust-denying Republican candidate for the third district of Illinois, ahead of […]

GOP slams Democrat Adam Schiff who ‘used Russia probe to launch TV career’

Congressman Adam Schiff (D-California) has become something of a media darling over the last year. Cable TV news shows have been eager to book the Democrat to hear his views on alleged collusion between Donald Trump and Russia. Now Republicans are hoping that the decision to shut down the House Intelligence Committee’s probe into supposed […]

Pennsylvania’s special election may not get a recount as Democrat Lamb declared victory by less than 1,000 votes

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Despite the Democrat candidate Conor Lamb declaring victory with fewer than 1,000 votes in the lead, Pennsylvania’s election doesn’t have to go to a recount. Voters in each precinct would have to file a petition to trigger a recount. Only absentee and provisional ballots remain to be counted as Lamb leads with […]

Republicans are panicking after a Democrat just cleaned up in a deep-red district — and the results should ‘terrify’ them

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Republicans are increasingly concerned about the 2018 landscape after Democrat Conor Lamb appeared to pull off an unlikely win in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District. The race was officially still too close to call, but Lamb declared victory over Republican Rick Saccone. It came in a district where President Donald Trump won by […]

‘We’ve never seen anything like this’: Democrat wins Kentucky seat by 36 points in district Trump won by 49

Timothy D. Easley/AP In deep-red Kentucky, Democrat Linda Belcher sailed to victory in the state’s 49th House District seat with 68% of the vote on Tuesday. Belcher’s win marked an 86-point swing from the 2016 general election, when President Donald Trump won the district with 72% of the vote. This is the 37th state legislative seat […]