The New Jersey Democrat, who is the second black candidate in a primary field that's already historically diverse, delivered his message of unity amid an era marked by bitter political division.
By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
With several Democrats already in the race, a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and strategy to launch White House bids in the coming weeks.
By Joshua Barajas
Federal authorities have one person in custody in connection with a string of suspicious packages that have targeted several public figures this week, according to a top Justice Department spokesperson.
By Michael Balsamo, Colleen Long, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The discoveries brought to 12 the total number of devices addressed in recent days to Democratic figures including former President Barack Obama, former Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton.
By Steve Peoples, Ken Thomas, Juana Summers, Associated Press
Many of the Democratic Party's most ambitious have begun building relationships on the ground in the states most responsible for picking the next presidential nominee.
At its core, Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing was not about senators making up their minds about which way they’d vote. Rather, it was about members -- from both parties -- defending or attacking the nominee.
Democratic and progressive leaders spent Tuesday outlining their vision for the future of the party and the country at a D.C. conference. And like most conversations in Washington, the talk kept coming back to President Donald Trump.
An upcoming conference hosted by the liberal Center for American Progress will feature a who’s-who list of Democrats whose names have been floated as White House hopefuls.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, black congressional leaders testified against Jeff Sessions, the president-elect’s nominee to be attorney general, on the second and final day of his confirmation hearings. Also, Elaine Chao, a former secretary of labor and now the…
By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Democrats are expected to use the two days of hearings to challenge Sessions' commitment to civil rights, a chief priority of the Justice Department during the Obama administration.
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