As Republicans continue to dominate Congress, Democrats on Saturday elected a new leader for their party. Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who won the vote over Rep. Keith Ellison, will serve as chair of the Democratic National Committee. NPR political…
Most political experts agree the Democrats’ chances of regaining control of the House and Senate next year are slim. Swing Left is trying anyway.
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
National Democrats will elect a new chair whose task is to steady a reeling party and capitalize on the widespread opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.
By Mori Rothman and Yasmeen Qureshi
President Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, in part, by capturing the white working class vote in Rust Belt states like Pennsylvania that previously voted for Democratic candidates. Now, some Democrats are trying to rebuild their base in blue-collar…
By PBS NewsHour
What should Americans expect from this week of Trump Cabinet confirmation hearings? Judy Woodruff speaks with Susan Page of USA Today and NPR’s Tamara Keith about the forthcoming “information overload,” Democrats’ lack of leverage in opposing nominees, Meryl Streep’s political…
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Ohio congressman challenging House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says his colleagues understand that regaining the majority requires a “new message and a new messenger” able to reach out to voters who abandoned the party in this month’s…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack has for years told anyone who will pay attention that Democrats need a better message for rural America.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
A long list of Senate Democrats who face re-election in 2018 are from states Donald Trump won or nearly won on Election Day. That could mean a politically excruciating next two years for many of them, and for party leaders…
By Josh Cornfield, Associated Press
A legal challenge in New Jersey is one of several around the country filed by Democrats claiming Republicans and the Trump campaign are pushing for voter intimidation on Election Day.
By James Nord, Associated Press
A trio of ballot measures could radically reshape South Dakota politics.
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