State of the Union Rescheduled, Stacey Abrams to Give Democratic Response — Which Shows Are Preempted?

President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address has been officially rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 5, to be held at the U.S. Capitol. Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will deliver the Democratic response, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Tuesday. The State of the Union was originally scheduled for Jan. 29, but […]

Are Candidates of Color Being Sidelined by Democratic Donors?

This is the Year of Color in America, with African-American, Latinx and Asian-American candidates running for office in unprecedented numbers. But financial support from Democratic donors hasn’t always matched the grassroots enthusiasm for a new hue of political representation. That is Ben Jealous’ struggle. The former NAACP director and Bernie Sanders surrogate has emerged as […]

Democratic lawmaker cites ‘real election fraud’ in North Carolina House race and demands hearing

Chuck Burton/AP Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia called for an emergency hearing into claims of fraud in a North Carolina House election, where the state is probing alleged improper handling of ballots by political operatives. Almost a month after Republican Mark Harris declared victory, the state’s election board is declining to certify the result […]

A Democratic campaign that looks nothing like the ‘resistance’ could be the Democrats’ key to flipping the Senate

Eliza Relman/Business Insider Phil Bredesen, a popular former Nashville mayor and Tennessee governor, is running for US Senate as a centrist Democrat.  In one of the most competitive Senate races in the country, the Democrat has rejected his party’s national leadership and is banking on voters’ trust in his long record to carry him to […]

Trump calls Democratic megadonor 'lunatic', Resistance erupts

Billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer has accused US President Donald Trump of normalizing political violence, which instantly got Trump’s Twitter thumbs working. Steyer was among those targeted in this week’s mail bomb plot. Trump went on one of his signature Twitter rants against Steyer on Sunday after CNN aired a wide-ranging interview with the billionaire […]

Trump jokes about Taylor Swift’s endorsement of Democratic Senate candidate: I like her music ‘25% less’ now

Andrew H. Walker/Getty President Donald Trump said he likes Taylor Swift’s music “about 25% less” now that she’s endorsed two Democratic candidates running in her home state of Tennessee ahead of the November midterm elections. Swift shared her endorsement with her 112 million followers on Instagram Sunday night. It’s the first time she publicly revealed […]

A federal judge just ruled that an unprecedented Democratic legal challenge against Trump and his business can go forward

Mark Wilson/Getty Images A federal judge ruled that congressional Democrats have standing to sue President Donald Trump over alleged violations of the emoluments clause. Trump’s legal team has insisted that he is not in violation of the constitutional clause. The clause bars elected officials from accepting gifts, payments, or benefits from foreign governments without the […]

6 siblings of an Arizona Republican congressman endorsed his Democratic opponent in a scathing campaign ad

Republican congressman Paul Gosar has six siblings who do not want him to keep his seat in Arizona’s 4th District this November. They endorsed Gosar’s Democratic opponent, David Brill, in a campaign ad posted online Friday. In the ad, Gosar’s siblings remarked about their brother’s positions on health care, immigration, and the environment. “He’s not […]

Piers Morgan GRILLS Richard Branson for trying to overturn democratic process of Brexit

Speaking to the ITV host on Good Morning Britain, Mr Branson claimed Brexit will be a “disaster” for the UK and that Britons are “shooting themselves on the foot” voting to Leave.  But Piers Morgan grilled the arch-Remainer arguing he should feel uneasy about trying to overturn the democratic process of choosing to leave the […]

Democratic Congressional candidate says Trump is like Bin Laden – audio recording

A recording in which an Illinois Democrat running for Congress appears to say US President Donald Trump and Al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden have “a tremendous amount in common,” has been made public. Sean Casten, who hopes to replace Republican Peter Roskam, currently representing Illinois’ 6th district in the federal legislature, made the staggering claim […]