NYC mayoral Democratic front-runner Yang goes up with big ad blitz

Tusk Holdings CEO and venture capitalist Bradley Tusk on Andrew Yang’s campaign, new taxes With the New York City mayoral primary campaign in the home stretch, the Democratic front-runner in…

Democratic NJ Gov. Murphy’s approval down but still strong after year of COVID restrictions: poll

A majority of New Jersey voters are giving Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy a thumbs up on the job he’s doing steering the state, but less than half say he deserves…

Texas Democratic official resigns after calling Tim Scott an ‘oreo’

The Texas Democratic official who called Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., an “oreo” on Twitter last week has resigned from his position following a backlash.  Lamar County Democratic Party chair Gary O’Connor…

House GOP reelection expanding list of Democratic targets

The campaign arm for House Republicans is adding 10 Democratic lawmakers to its list of 47 seats currently held by what they consider to be vulnerable Democrats in the chamber that they…

Biden quadruples refugee cap to 62,500 following Democratic outcry

President Biden increased the limit of refugee admissions to 62,500 for this fiscal year on Monday following intense pressure from fellow Democrats. Biden increased the refugee cap just weeks after…

Newsom to speak at California Democratic Party convention amid recall effort

California Gov. Gavin Newsom will address the Democratic Party faithful Saturday as he mounts a campaign to keep his job. His address to thousands of activists at the California Democratic…

Manchin: Passing sweeping Democratic election bill ‘on a partisan line’ could spur ‘anarchy’

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., warned in an interview published Tuesday that a push among Senate Democrats to approve a sweeping overhaul of federal voting laws without bipartisan support would further…

Is DC statehood a chess piece in a broader Democratic political game?

The father of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Tommy D’Alesandro Jr., served as mayor of Baltimore. But, to hear his daughter tell it, he was also “mayor” of Washington, D.C. When…

Portland’s Democratic mayor begs public to help ‘unmask’ members of ‘self-described anarchist mob’

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler called Friday for the city’s residents to assist authorities in their efforts to “unmask” members of the “self-described anarchist mob” who have engaged in acts of…

New York Democratic Cuomo critic Ron Kim lauds new criminal probe into governor

New York State Assemblyman Ron Kim, a leading Democratic critic of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s handling of the coronavirus crisis in Empire State nursing homes, is lauding a second criminal probe into…