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Politics Aug 25Democrats OK limiting party leaders’ role in picking nominee
After two years of sometimes ugly public fighting, Democratic Party leaders on Saturday voted to limit their own high-profile roles in choosing presidential nominees, giving even more weight to the outcome of state primaries and caucuses.
Politics Aug 23Hacking attempt into Democrat voter files was actually a phishing test, officials say
"This was an unauthorized test, not an attack," Bob Lord, the Democratic National Committee's chief security officer, told the AP on Thursday.
Politics Aug 23Democrats stay focused on corruption, not impeachment
Instead of calling for the president's removal, corruption is the new buzzword in Democratic circles.
Politics Jul 25Georgia governor’s matchup sets a battle for the middle
ATLANTA — With the Georgia governor's race now set, the contest between Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams becomes a question of which candidate can move beyond their partisan bases to capture the electoral middle in this emerging battleground…
Politics Jul 24Georgia GOP runoff tests Trump voters’ loyalty
Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp have run to the Trumpian right as they try to win Georgia Republicans' nomination for governor in a Tuesday runoff.
Nation Jun 29Democrats embrace ‘Abolish ICE’ as new rallying call for 2020 elections
The debate over the agency's future follows the widespread outcry in recent weeks after the Trump administration separated more than 2,000 migrant children from their parents.
Politics Jun 06Lujan Grisham wins Democratic nomination for governor of New Mexico
In a record-setting year for female candidates across the country, Michelle Lujan Grisham won the Democratic nomination for New Mexico governor. She would be the first Latina Democratic governor in U.S. history.
Politics May 22Amy McGrath beats Lexington mayor in Democratic primary for House seat in Kentucky
Voters in a central Kentucky congressional district opted for retired Marine officer and fighter pilot Amy McGrath over Lexington Mayor Jim Gray to advance to a fall campaign against Republican Rep. Andy Barr.
Politics Mar 13Pa. House race tighter-than-tight; Democrat claims win
MT. LEBANON, Pa. — A razor's edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump's sway in…
Politics Mar 10Democrats pledge to limit superdelegates, but don’t say how
Democrats don't know yet how to settle an issue that bedeviled the bitter nomination fight between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in 2016.