The Supreme Court has had nine justices for 151 years. Liberals see adding seats as one of their few options to counter a potential 6–3 conservative majority.
Here Are The Beautiful, Powerful, And Funny Moments From The State Roll Call Nominating Joe Biden For President
The pandemic drove the Democrats into their own states, resulting in striking scenes and moving speeches that are usually lost in a convention hall.
As an Indian man, D’Souza has the privilege of appealing to white conservatives by being the minority in the room willing to attack Black people.
Senate Democrats Blast The Trump Administration And Mike Pompeo For The “Decimation” Of The State Department
In response, a State Department spokesperson defended Pompeo's record: “The State Department’s swagger is fully back.”
In the wake of a BuzzFeed News investigation, new legislation promises "to deter possibilities of future taxpayer-funded instances of torture, rape, and extrajudicial killings."
“We’re not going to have another meeting in a confined space if we’re not going to abide by this,” Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn told Republicans.
As Black Lives Matter protests yield results, it’s become harder to ignore the gulf between well-meaning but ultimately worthless gestures and real, radical change.
House Democrats Are Pushing To Remove The Names Of Confederate Officers From Military Bases After Trump Defended Them
Rep. Yvette Clarke’s bill would require the government to rename 10 military bases. Trump defended the “Magnificent and Fabled Military Installations” named for Confederate officers.
The two parties are miles apart on what to do in the next wave of coronavirus relief. Republicans say they do not expect anything to pass for a long time.
Democrats Are Pleading With The Trump Administration To Update Voting Safety Guidelines During The Coronavirus Pandemic
27 Democrats, led by Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Patty Murray, told the CDC that guidance issued in March is not enough.
A Top Democrat Says The State Department Has Sent Republicans Thousands Of Pages For Their Biden Investigation While Ignoring Democratic Requests
“It is wholly inappropriate for the State Department to dedicate its limited resources to voluntarily complying with Republican requests,” Sen. Ron Wyden wrote.
“The message of our campaign — that we are all as vulnerable as the most vulnerable among us — has been crystallized by this crisis.”
House Democrats plan to let members who cannot travel to Washington due to the coronavirus to vote by proxy — allowing another member to cast their vote for them.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruled In-Person Voting Must Proceed Tuesday Despite The Coronavirus Pandemic
Democrats had tried to postpone the primary election, citing low voter turnout and the potential to spread the virus.
A Republican Senator Is Asking The Ethics Committee To Investigate Himself For Selling Stocks After A Private Coronavirus Briefing
Burr and other senators have come under fire for collectively selling millions in stocks after a private briefing with health officials in mid-February.
“The image of over 430 members and approximately 100 staffers clustered together on the House floor during votes is inconsistent with public health guidance.”
Marie Newman, who lost to Rep. Dan Lipinski by just two points in 2018, just beat the incumbent.
Mitt Romney Wants The Government To Give Every American Adult $1,000 During The Coronavirus Outbreak
A rare Mitt Romney–Andrew Yang alliance.
A Senator From The State Hit Hardest By The Coronavirus Is “So Angry And Frustrated” With Trump For Not Responding Sooner
Washington Sen. Patty Murray has been pushing the Trump administration to take action to fight the coronavirus since January.
"Can I tell my constituents that if a doctor recommends, that they can get [a coronavirus test]? We still don't know that, and that's the important question."
Bloomberg suggested transgender rights would sink Democratic campaigns in comments recorded last year in New York. He’s tried to distance himself from similar comments he made in 2016.
Democrats Call On The State Department To List White Supremacist Groups As Foreign Terrorist Organizations
“We have got to start to identify those foreign terrorist organizations in the same manner that we would identify ISIS and al-Qaida," Rep. Max Rose said of the new resolution.
One Of The Last Anti-Abortion Democrats In Congress Defeated A Progressive Challenger Backed By Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Jessica Cisneros, who had been backed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives, lost to incumbent Rep. Henry Cuellar, a conservative Democrat.
Voters don’t have to identify with Bernie Sanders to believe he’ll do the best job representing people like them — and people completely unlike them, too.
Jessica Cisneros once interned for Rep. Henry Cuellar. Now her race is a big test for a progressive group trying to shape Congress.
Someone Is Trying To Help This Republican Win A Democratic Seat In California — He Just Has No Idea Who
“The scary part for me is just that somebody is sending out stuff with my face all over it, you know, pretty much speaking on my behalf, and I didn't allow it.”
House Democrats had demanded that former White House general counsel Don McGahn testify about the Russia probe and thought he could help their impeachment case.
It's the last gasp of a political elite that’s been radically out of touch with the lives of normal people for most of the 21st century.
Pelosi has never had to face another Democrat in a general election. Two candidates hope to change that next week and set themselves to replace her when she retires.
US citizens living in China and South Korea have been told they won’t be able to cast their vote in person for the Democratic primary next month — and will instead need to vote online.