"The facts are going to come out about Russia. I hope they do. But there's a lot more to this. Just like Russia, just like racism has been a thing, long before Trump. It pains me to say this, but Russia was a problem long before Trump too. And I think that in the same way we fail to confront racism, we failed to confront Russia."
By John Whitesides and Letitia Stein
(Reuters) – A liberal Democrat backed by Senator Bernie Sanders pulled off an upset in the Democratic primary for Florida governor on Tuesday, setting up a November showdown with a Republican backed by President Donald Trump.
Former President Barack Obama summed up what made the late John McCain an all-time American hero in a moving tribute after the Senator from Arizona passed away on Saturday.
If the GOP wants to be the party that refuses to hold Trump accountable for his crimes, that's their decision. But Democrats can and must do better.
Given the enthusiasm of Democrats, actual voters turning out on Nov. 6 could trend bluer than a pool of registered voters.
Sen. Sherrod Brown urged midwestern voters to ditch the president's destructive policies start voting in their own self-interest.
As Trump was classlessly remembering Aretha Franklin as a former employee, Barack and Michelle Obama released a beautiful statement reflecting on the impact that the Queen of Soul had on our world.
By Daniel Trotta
(Reuters) – Vermont Democrats made Christine Hallquist the first openly transgender person to win a major party nomination for statewide office in U.S. history as she clinched Tuesday’s primary election for governor.
By John Whitesides
(Reuters) – A hotly contested race in Ohio for a U.S. House of Representatives seat that has gone Republican for more than 30 years remained too close to call on Wednesday, in an encouraging sign for Democrats heading into the Nov. 6 elections.
Former Vice President Joe Biden celebrated former President Barack Obama's birthday on Saturday by giving the world a much-needed smile.
Former President Obama has officially announced his first wave of 81 endorsements of state, local, and down-ballot Democrats ahead of the midterm election.
Aftab Pureval, a Democrat seeking to unseat a Republican congressman in Ohio, knows the political risks in calling for gun restrictions – and taking on the powerful National Rifle Association, which has spent more than $115,000 supporting his opponent over the years.
Midwestern voters who decided to give Trump a chance and those who stayed home in 2016 appear to be coming together as this president's worst nightmare.
Trump is trying to blame Obama for inventing the Russia scandal, and not telling him about it because he thought that Hillary Clinton would win.
Conservative columnist Max Boot who worked on the Republican campaigns of 2008 and 2012 wrote that he would take Obama back in a nanosecond over Trump.
There have been a lot of dark days for the U.S. since Trump took office. Monday was a particularly troubling one, and history will not soon forget it.
After Trump suggestively told Maxin Waters to "be careful," it's no surprise that she can't even hold events without having her life threatened.
Democrats need to fight like Republicans and block a Supreme Court nomination that this president has no business making.
The media and politicians keep addressing the issue of Donald Trump as if it were a relationship problem between him and whoever he is insulting, intimidating, bullying, and lying about on that day. This is not only wrong, but it enables him to continue and misses the far more frightening point that there is no reasoning with Donald Trump, because he does not want the same things for our country as most of us on both sides of the aisle want.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a frequent critic of Republican President Donald Trump, intends to spend $80 million helping Democratic candidates in November's U.S. congressional elections, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a frequent critic of Republican President Donald Trump, intends to spend $80 million helping Democratic candidates in November's U.S. congressional elections, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.