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Eric Swalwell Has The Perfect Response To Tulsi Gabbard Leaving The Democratic Party

Eric Swalwell Has The Perfect Response To Tulsi Gabbard Leaving The Democratic Party

Former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard announced that she is leaving the Democratic Party, and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) was not sad…

2 years ago

“It’s Very Scary to Me”: Election Expert David Shor on 2022 and the Future for Democrats

Democratic elections expert David Shor has a stark warning: if Democrats think they're sitting pretty, they're deluding themselves.

3 years ago

Report: Andrew Yang Looking to Run For Mayor of New York City

The 2020 Democratic primary introduced a number of voters to candidates they may not have known before. Pete Buttigieg went…

3 years ago

Opinion: Coronavirus Proves Necessity of Democrats’ Plan to Support American Lives Heading into 2020 Election

In his 1980 campaign against incumbent President Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan famously asked, “Are you better off now than you…

4 years ago

Opinion: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Calls for Democratic Party that Unequivocally Supports Women’s Equality and Abortion Rights

On this day of the 2020 Women’s March, masses of people across the nation will gather and march to call…

4 years ago

How Democrats Will Kill Trump in 2020 Using Digital Media

Democrats lost the presidency to Donald Trump in 2016, partly because the Clinton campaign couldn’t compete in the arena of…

5 years ago

U.S. Democrats pick Milwaukee for 2020 presidential convention

(Reuters) - The Democratic Party on Monday picked Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to host the 2020 nominating convention to formally select its…

5 years ago

Comey Begs Democrats to Set Aside Differences to Beat Trump in 2020

Former FBI Director James Comey knows better than most people the existential threat that Donald Trump poses to democracy in…

5 years ago

Would-be Democratic investigators have crossed swords with Trump

In a multi-front House inquiry of Trump, his business interests and his presidency, Nadler would link arms with Elijah Cummings,…

6 years ago

Kavanaugh Leads To Record Fundraising For Democrats

The Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings, along with the testimony from his sexual assault accuser Dr. Christine Ford, have generated…

6 years ago

Democrats’ Dreams Are Coming True As GOP Crime Spree Fuels Midterm Wave

The Democratic Party's dreams are coming true, as they are going to get to run against a crime wave of…

6 years ago

Study Shows Swing Voters Will Be the Ones to Create a Blue Wave in 2018

A new study of voting attitudes and preferences shows that the key to this year’s midterm elections will be so-called…

6 years ago

Obama Warns Democrats: You Are Right to Be Concerned

Earlier today we reported that “Former President Obama is planning to come back into American politics and campaign for Democratic…

6 years ago

Billionaire Republican Donor Is Funding Democrats In 2018

Boston hedge fund billionaire Seth Klarman spent over $7 million donating to Republican candidates and political action committees during the…

6 years ago

Young People Despise Trump As 70% Dislike The President

A new Associated Press poll shows that here is a very high level of agreement among younger Americans about President…

6 years ago

New Poll Shows Most Americans Think Arming & Training Teachers Is a Horrible Way to Stop School Shootings

A new NBC poll released Thursday morning should be a wakeup call to the NRA and its supporters in Washington,…

6 years ago

Democrats Erupt On Ignorant Trump After He Wishes For ‘Good Old Global Warming’

One Democratic representative called Trump a "child who hates science class."

6 years ago

MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki Warns Trump And GOP About The Massive Blue Wave Coming In 2018

"Trump's very much in line here with what you'd expect to see from a president whose party takes a shellacking…

6 years ago

Keith Ellison Shames Both Parties For Not Standing United Against Trump’s Dangerous Presidency

There is no longer any excuse for members of Congress – especially the Democrats – to curb their opposition to…

6 years ago

Democrats Pushing Al Franken To Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Should Urge Trump To Do The Same

It's time for Democrats to remember that the sitting President of the United States still has paid no political or…

6 years ago

Democrats Do What Trump Hasn’t And Put $45 Billion Toward Fighting The Opioid Epidemic

Democrats have stepped up to the plate and are trying to put billions of dollars toward a crisis that deserves…

6 years ago

Nancy Pelosi Exposes GOP Tax Plan As A ‘Scam’ That Will Decimate Suburban Voters

If the GOP continues to embrace Trump and push for policies that put the donor class over the middle class,…

7 years ago

Chris Murphy Says Virginia’s Democratic Wave Proves That NRA Blood Money Is Losing Its Influence

As gun violence continues to rear its ugly head all across this country, the American people want to see real…

7 years ago

Opinion: The Time Has Come To Abolish Republican And Democratic Parties

The time has come to take a long hard look at abolishing the Democratic and Republican political parties. America stands…

7 years ago

Senate Dems Slam Trump And Defend America As White House Considers Lifting Russia Punishment

A handful of Democratic Senators were fuming on Thursday as Donald Trump and the White House strongly consider giving back…

7 years ago

Rejection of Steve King’s Endorsement of White Nationalism Slow in Coming from GOP

America is supposed to be a refuge for people who think a certain way about freedom, not a homeland for…

7 years ago

The Women’s March Isn’t The “New Tea Party” It’s the Democratic Party Getting Loud

The media has dubbed the Trump protests as the "New Tea Party". But this is mainstream America. This is not…

7 years ago

More Bad News For Trump As Latest CBS Poll Has Clinton, Democratic Enthusiasm Surging

Rising Democratic enthusiasm comes at a time when many voters across the country are already casting their ballots.

8 years ago

Hillary Clinton Tops Trump’s 88 With a List of 110 Generals and Admirals Backing Her

"Clinton is getting the backing of senior military service members and former officials with command and management experience because of…

8 years ago

Tim Kaine Joins Joe Biden to Denounce Donald Trump’s Ivory Tower Economic Policies

"This stuff about growing an economy that works for everybody, we haven’t been sitting in an ivory tower looking out…

8 years ago

Harry Reid Celebrates Labor Day With a Call to Continue Supporting Workers

“Labor Day is a time to celebrate working Americans, the backbone of our economy, and remember the labor activists who…

8 years ago

President Obama’s Open Letter to America’s Hardworking Men and Women

The president told Americans they "should be able to get ahead, retire with dignity, and leave something behind for the…

8 years ago

Mark Cuban Says Hillary Clinton Did Nothing Wrong With Her Email Use

Asked by host Don Lemon, 'So you don't think that she did anything wrong with the handling --' Cuban answered,…

8 years ago

It’s Not Easy Being the Good Guys, But in January We Can Say, ‘You’re Welcome, GOP’

And we must do it not only for ourselves, but for our adversaries. The survival of our democracy depends on…

8 years ago

The Difference Between the DNC and RNC is the Difference Between Love and Hate

Rather than excluding, Democrats are looking to bring as many into the party as they can: Democracy's many voices rather…

8 years ago

Yes, Even Some Republicans See Trump as a Fascist

"His neo-fascistic tendencies make him the most divisive and scary of any serious presidential candidate in American history."

8 years ago

Trump Claims Sanders Abandoned his Revolution as Sanders Starts ‘Our Revolution’ Group

Trump said "Sad to watch Bernie Sanders abandon his revolution," while Bernie was talking about, "Our...new group called Our Revolution"

8 years ago

As Bernie Rallies Supporters Around Hillary, Trump Accuses Him of ‘Folding’

"Hard to believe that Bernie Sanders has done such a complete fold. He got NOTHING for all of the time,…

8 years ago

Morning Joe Calls Clinton’s Choice of Tim Kaine a ‘Home Run’

"I think it was a home run...if you want to keep Donald Trump out of the White House, hard to…

8 years ago

Unhinged Trump Claims Democratic Party in ‘Total Meltdown’

"The Democrats are in a total meltdown but the biased media will say how great they are doing! E-mails say…

8 years ago

GOP Promotes Racism But Jeffrey Lord Wants Democrats to Apologize for Slavery

The Democrats of the antebellum south are the Republicans of today, and the Democratic Party that more closely resembles the…

8 years ago

Unity Is Easy When Your Party’s Nominee Is Actually Qualified To Be President

It's not so easy, on the other hand, to unify behind a candidate who has no knowledge of the issues…

8 years ago

WaPo Columnist Says Sanders is Playing With Fire and Will Burn The Democratic Party

"If he means it when he says he will do everything in his power to keep Trump from being elected...He...must…

8 years ago

WaPo’s Editorial Board Gets It – Time For Sanders To Start Being Honest

He is selling his own brand of fiction to a slice of the country that wants to buy it. It…

8 years ago

Penn State Feels The Bern As Bernie Sanders Seeks To Rebuild Momentum

As expected, Bernie Sanders’s rally at Rec Hall was packed to capacity with lines stretched out for blocks nearly two…

8 years ago

Democrats Beware: Ideological Purity is Un-Democratic

There is room for us all. The problem is not the wildly variant views we hold, but those who insist…

8 years ago

Sanders and Clinton Support of Right of Americans to Sue Saudi Arabia Over 9/11

“The bottom line is that keeping this material classified only strengthens the theory that some in the US government are…

8 years ago

Clinton Campaigns in Upstate New York and Sanders in Brooklyn and Harlem

Clinton stresses her past victories and her special connection to New York, and Sanders says "We are not going to…

8 years ago

Republicans REALLY Hate the Election Process Right Now

It should come as no surprise to anyone that Republican satisfaction with the election process is dropping like a rock

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Made the Right Decision to Skip ‘Pro-Israel’ AIPIC Conference

A second American Revolution can be won in California with its 55 electoral votes, but not in Galilee, which gets…

8 years ago

Conservatives Freak Out – Call Spanish Language Debate ‘Pandering’

From cries of "Hispandering" to "English please" conservative pundits completely lost it when Spanish speakers were included by Democrats

8 years ago

John Lewis Says He Did Not Mean to Disparage Sanders Civil Rights Activism

After first suggesting Sanders was not active in the civil rights movement, Lewis said he had not meant to suggest…

8 years ago

Sanders First Jew to Win a Presidential Primary

Bernie Sanders not only upstaged Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, but Republican ideologies that would deny high office to non-Christians

8 years ago

Far From Unrealistic, Sanders Has the Experience to Work Toward his Vision

It has been claimed Sanders is unelectable and unrealistic, but his years as senator suggest his ability to hold onto…

8 years ago

Paul Krugman Says Hillary Clinton is Right and Bernie Sanders is Wrong on Healthcare

Paul Krugman has entered the healthcare reform fray on behalf of Hillary Clinton, a fact which will no doubt disappoint…

8 years ago

Reality-Avoiding Paul Ryan Accuses Obama of Not Confronting Reality in SOTU

Basing his entire critique on an invented reality, Ryan speaks from the Fox News reality bubble when he accuses Obama…

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Begins a Critical Swing Through New Hampshire Today

Bernie Sanders begins a two day visit to New Hampshire today, a state conventional wisdom says he must win to…

8 years ago

Debunking the GOP’s Obamacare Tax Meme Again

An old Republican lie about Obamacare and taxes is making the rounds again, so as a public service, here is…

8 years ago

Strategic Analyst Claims Trump’s Popularity is Founded on His Authenticity

In a deeply flawed analysis, George Friedman claims that Trump's popularity stems less from ideology and more from an imagined…

8 years ago

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear Restores Voting Rights For 180,000 Convicted Felons

Beshear signed an executive order on Tuesday to restore voting rights to 180,000 Kentucky residents who had completed their sentences

9 years ago

Americans Trust Hillary Clinton Over Any Republican To Handle Terrorism

According to a Washington Post-ABC News poll, Americans trust Hillary Clinton more than any Republican "to handle the threat of…

9 years ago

The Democratic Response to GOP Debates “Stop Hillary” Password

Do you remember the GOP's password for their last debate? For the Republicans as we all know, the Benghazi hoax,…

9 years ago

Clinton Holding Nearly Steady, Enjoys 52-33 National Lead Over Sanders In Democratic Race

A New York Times/CBS News national poll shows Clinton leading Sanders 52 to 33 percent. In October, she led 56…

9 years ago

Democratic Candidate John Bel Edwards Unloads On David Vitter During Louisiana Debate

Telling the truth about Republican David Vitter is Democrat John Bel Edwards' best weapon in the Louisiana Governor's race.

9 years ago

Beware: Conservatives, Republicans And Seniors Are Most Motivated To Vote In 2016 Election

Democrats had better recognize that the GOP threat to win in 2016 is real if Democrats don't get out and…

9 years ago

The Religiously Unaffiliated are Now the Largest Single Group Among Democrats

Pew has announced that the religiously unaffiliated (or "nones") are "now the largest single religious group among Democrats."

9 years ago

Democrats And Liberals Scored Significant Victories On Election Night 2015

For Democrats, election night began poorly with Matt Bevin's surprise victory over Jack Conway, followed by the disappointing defeat of…

9 years ago

Democrats Lead In 2 Of 3 Southern Governor’s Races At Stake in 2015

Three Southern U.S. states have Governors races in 2015, and Democrats are poised to win two of them.

9 years ago

Joe Biden Had Talked Up Working With Republicans, Ending The Rationale For His Candidacy

Biden seemed intent on running as the Democrat who would befriend Republicans, and that idea wasn't going to attract Democratic…

9 years ago

Americans More Optimistic About Sanders’ Presidency Than About Any Other Candidate

Voters are less pessimistic about Bernie Sanders' ability to run the country, than they are about any of the other…

9 years ago

Rand Paul Fears Sanders’ European-Style Socialism Leads to Genocide

Paul compared Sanders' European-style socialism to the communist regimes of Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot as though they are identical

9 years ago

Democratic Vice Chair R.T Ryback Calls Debbie Wasserman Schultz A Liar

Party Vice Chair R.T Ryback accused DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz of making statements that were "flat-out not true,"

9 years ago

Rep. Elijah Cummings Leads Three-Way Democratic U.S. Senate Primary In Maryland

Cummings has not announced his candidacy, but a WA Post shows that he would lead a three-way primary race by…

9 years ago

Total Freak Out at Fox & Friends Over Democratic Debate and “Free Stuff”

The Fox & Friends crew loves handouts to the wealthy but spend to help working class Americans and all they…

9 years ago

Mike Huckabee Attacks Bernie Sanders With A Racist Tweet During Democratic Debate

Mike Huckabee blasted a racist tweet about Koreans out during the Democratic debate.

9 years ago

Clinton Takes 32-Point Lead Over Sanders Into Tuesday Night’s Democratic Debate

A new Morning Consult national poll found that 54 percent of Democratic voters support Clinton, with 22 percent backing Sanders.

9 years ago

Democrat Jack Conway Leads Matt Bevin In Close Kentucky Governor’s Race

Democrat Jack Conway holds a narrow 43 to 41 percent lead over tea party Republican Matt Bevin, according to the…

9 years ago

Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Raul Grijalva Becomes First Congressman To Endorse Sanders

Arizona Congressmen Raul Grijalva (AZ-3) plans to announce his endorsement of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for President on Friday.

9 years ago

Evidence That The Left Is Smarter: Democrats Have Bigger Vocabularies, Better Grammar Than GOP

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidates display larger vocabularies and better grammar than supporters of Republican candidates.

9 years ago

Democrats Get Their Candidate As Gov. Maggie Hassan Will Run Against Kelly Ayotte In NH

Democratic Governor Maggie Hassan announced that she will run for U.S. Senate and attempt to unseat Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte.

9 years ago

The Right Attacks Bernie Sanders As Michael Savage Calls Candidate a “Liberal Weasel Jew”

According to Michael Savage, Sanders is not only a "liberal weasel Jew" but secretly a front man for Clinton to…

9 years ago

Jennifer Rubin Does Some Republican Math and Finds Clinton in as Much Trouble as Paul

Jennifer Rubin takes a far right turn into wishful thinking, comparing the failing Rand Paul with Democratic front-runner, Hillary Clinton

9 years ago

New Poll Shows Biden Would Be Strongest Democrat Against Republicans In North Carolina

A new poll found Biden performing better than both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in head to head contests with…

9 years ago

President Obama Truth Bombs Republican Claims About Religious Freedom

Obama said Sunday that "our religious freedom doesn't grant us the freedom to deny our fellow Americans their constitutional rights."

9 years ago

House Democrats Blast Republican Plan to Create Committee on Planned Parenthood

When House Republicans announced a new witch hunt against Planned Parenthood, Democrats were swift and decisive in their response

9 years ago

Kim Davis Officially Joins Republican Party Where Her Intolerance Will Be Welcomed

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis announced on Friday that she and her husband had officially switched to the Republican Party.

9 years ago

How A Joe Biden Campaign Could Help Bernie Sanders Become the Democratic Nominee

If Joe Biden enters the Democratic race he could split the centrist vote with Hillary Clinton, giving Sanders greater odds…

9 years ago

Elizabeth Warren Calls For Ending The Use Of Credit Checks To Deny People Jobs

Taken in a broader context, the practice of using credit histories as a factor in hiring further rigs the system…

9 years ago

GOP Woes In California Continue As No Senate Candidate Polls Above 10 Percent

California Republicans have no candidates that appear to have any realistic chance of cracking the top two in the June…

9 years ago

Clinton Trounces Trump By 47 Points With Latino Voters, Leads 53-40 With All Voters

If Trump is the Republican nominee, his abysmal showing with Latino voters is almost certain to sink his candidacy in…

9 years ago

California Senate Makes Voting Easier By Passing Motor Voter Act

The California State Senate passed the California New Voter Act on a 24 to 15 vote.

9 years ago

Meet The 25 House Democrats Who Betrayed Peace By Joining Republicans In Opposing Iran Deal

While 162 Democrats stood with the president, 25 Democrats defected and sided with the Republicans in the House.

9 years ago

South Carolina Not Feeling The Bern As Hillary Clinton Leads Bernie Sanders 66% to 12%

South Carolina isn't feeling the Bern. Instead, the state appears poised to serve as a firewall for Hillary Clinton.

9 years ago

Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig Enters Presidential Race

The professor plans to focus heavily on the need for campaign finance reform and redistricting reform.

9 years ago

Bernie Sanders Embraces Limited Use of Drones as One Tool of Foreign Policy

Bernie Sanders has not ruled out the limited use of drones, and that might provide some hints about his foreign…

9 years ago

Refusing to Bow to the Gun Lobby, Hillary Clinton Talks Gun Sense

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton continues to champion common sense gun reform on the 2016 campaign trail.

9 years ago

Hillary Clinton Seizes The Upper Hand Before Voting Starts With Super Delegate Pledges

The Clinton campaign says Hillary has already received pledges of support from at least 440 of the party's estimated 713…

9 years ago

Second Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Leading Hillary Clinton In New Hampshire

A Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey has Sanders leading Clinton 42 to 35 percent in New Hampshire.

9 years ago

Martin O’Malley Campaigns in Front of Trump Hotel, Shows Solidarity with Hotel Workers

O'Malley spoke to hotel workers and union leaders in Las Vegas about higher wages for workers and recognizing their right…

9 years ago

Bernie Sanders Is Closing Fast, But Hillary Clinton Holds Double-Digit Lead In New Poll

Clinton still leads Sanders 49-30, but that margin is down from her 59-19 lead from a month ago.

9 years ago