Democrats nominated several potentially history-making candidates Tuesday, including the first transgender candidate for governor. For Republicans, the night ended with a surprise concession, while another ex-governor’s comeback bid ended in defeat.
By Matt Loffman
Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress, won his party's nomination Tuesday for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final days by an ex-girlfriend's allegation of domestic…
By Kyle Potter, Associated Press
Voters in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Vermont and Connecticut will cast ballots today in key primaries.
By Jessica Yarvin
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…
By PBS NewsHour
By Associated Press
The Democratic National Committee is meeting in Atlanta and on the agenda is the election of a new chairman to lead the party in the era of Republican President Donald Trump.
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 Lisa Lerer and Bill Barrow, Associated Press
A tight race between former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota marks the first heavily contested battle to run the organization in recent history, a reflection of a newly energized Democratic Party struggling to find the…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, the race for chair of the Democratic National Committee heated up as the Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim member of Congress, announced he’s running, joining former former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean. Also, in…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
Almost a week into the Obama administration's emergency action in northern Iraq, the campaign is attracting surprisingly broad bipartisan support. Republicans have issued several I-told-you-so statements and called for stronger action, and dovish Democrats say they're concerned about slipping into…
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