That was quick! Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen switches party to Democrats

US President Donald Trump’s disgraced former lawyer Michael Cohen has re-registered as a Democrat, taking his flip-flopping on his former boss to the logical extreme. Until June, Cohen served as the RNC’s deputy finance chair. Since falling out with Trump over hush money he paid to porn star Stormy Daniels, with whom the president allegedly […]

Really, Hillary? Clinton says Democrats ‘can’t be civil’ until they win

Republicans only respect strength and Democrats can only afford civility if they win in the upcoming midterms, Hillary Clinton has argued against the backdrop of increasingly violent US politics. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” the former presidential candidate told CNN’s […]

‘His trial balloon went over like the Hindenburg’: Democrats are skeptical of Michael Bloomberg’s potential 2020 run

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Michael Bloomberg, the former Republican mayor of New York, is considering a run for the presidency in 2020 as a centrist Democrat, despite an energized left wing and a crowded field.   Many Democratic strategists say Bloomberg has no path to victory.  “It’s hard to imagine someone more out of touch with the […]

Will Sweden Democrats demolish Europe's model 'humanitarian superpower' tonight?

A historic win for the anti-immigrant party in the shining beacon of European values could seismically upend the continent’s future, but establishment parties may still collude to keep the Sweden Democrats out of power – for now. The campaign for Sunday’s parliamentary vote ended as it had run – with dire warnings well outside normal […]

Verizon throttling firefighters may have violated FCC rule, Democrats say

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Spencer Platt) Senate Democrats yesterday asked the Federal Communications Commission to investigate Verizon’s throttling of firefighters during California’s largest-ever wildfire. US Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) also sent a letter to Verizon, accusing the carrier of misleading the fire department in its marketing of unlimited data. Additionally, […]

Democrats Want the House Back — and the GOP Could Help Them Get It

Update: On August 11, 2018, Rep. Chris Collins was arrested on charges of insider trading. On August 21, 2018, Rep. Duncan Hunter was indicted for using campaign funds for personal expenses. California Rep. Duncan Hunter is under FBI investigation for spending campaign funds on himself, including flying his family’s pet rabbit across the country. Investigators […]

After clearance pull, Democrats rush to back Brennan – who spied on them

Democrats have been vocal in condemning US President Donald Trump for revoking former CIA chief John Brennan’s security clearance, forgetting that time he spied on a Democrat-run Senate committee in the name of #Resistance. On Wednesday, Trump revoked Brennan’s security clearance, which had allowed the ex-spymaster to continue to access classified documents since he resigned […]

House Democrats are demanding answers from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai about his now-debunked cyberattack claim

Alex Wong/Getty Images Some of the leading Democratic members of the House of Representatives committee that oversees the Federal Communications Commission sent a letter Tuesday to Ajit Pai, the agency’s chairman. In the letter, the representatives criticized Pai for falsely claiming that the FCC was the victim of a cyberattack last year. The representatives demanded […]

Democrats warn candidates not to use Chinese devices ‘even if the price is low or free’

REUTERS/Stringer The Democratic National Committee warned candidates running in the November midterms not to use devices manufactured by the Chinese electronics firms ZTE and Huawei, “even if the price is low or free,” according to a CNN report. The DNC was reportedly considering purchasing ZTE phone for its staffers when it issued its warning. The […]