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Immigration tensions flare among Democrats after Pelosi derides party leaders as “white guys”

As Republicans spent the better part of Friday trying to dodge the controversy provoked by President Donald Trump’s comments that various countries were “s**tholes,” Democrats found themselves inside of their own, smaller [...]
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How to Turn a Red State Purple (Democrats Not Required)

On May 23, 2012, after finishing final exams at the end of his junior year at Yale, a 23-year-old named Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins got two phone calls from people back home in Alaska. The first came from an erstwhile losing candidate for state [...]
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Heartland Democrats to Washington: ‘You’re Killing Us’

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AUSTIN, Ind.—Steering his white Dodge Ram while wearing a tan knit cap, a drab green Carhartt coat and a smear of brown livestock feed on his cheek, Terry Goodin jounced over frozen-hard mud toward his 100 head of beef cattle. “Make sure [...]
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Impeachment debate divides Democrats as 2018 wave builds

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A tidal wave of liberal disdain for President Donald Trump may help deliver the House to Democrats in 2018. And if it does, the new majority will face an immediate, fateful choice: to pursue Trump’s impeachment as the base [...]
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In California, harassment scandals roil ruling Democrats

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LOS ANGELES — A national reckoning on sexual harassment that got its start in Hollywood is now upending Democratic politics throughout the nation’s most populous state. Scandal-induced resignations will cost California’s [...]
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Democrats block dozens of Trump nominees

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About 100 of President Donald Trump’s nominees have been kicked back to the White House, prolonging an unusually high number of vacancies across his administration and escalating the Senate’s long-running nomination wars. While the Senate [...]
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One-vote recount win gives Democrats tie in Virginia state House

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Democrat Shelly Simonds credited a surge of Democratic enthusiasm for the upset victory. After the recount Tuesday, she led her opponent by one vote. | Rob Ostermaier/The [...]
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Democrats see plot to fire Mueller in escalating GOP attacks

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A sense of foreboding has settled over congressional Democrats, who fear that GOP lawmakers, the White House and conservative media figures are orchestrating a messaging campaign with one logical goal: the firing of special counsel Robert [...]
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Why Democrats failed to tank tax reform

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The tax fight has all the ingredients that helped Democrats kill Obamacare repeal: party unity on Capitol Hill, energized liberal activists and legislation that polls in the toilet. But this time it doesn’t appear to be enough. Democrats [...]
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Progressives hunt down one of the last conservative Democrats

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CHICAGO — Powerful interests are lined up against him. Outside spending groups are forming to advocate for his defeat. National political figures have endorsed his opponent. And that’s just within Democratic Congressman Dan Lipinski’s [...]