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Donald Trump predicts Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders last 2020 Democrats standing

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is predicting that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden will be the final two Democrats standing in the 2020 race against him. Looking ahead to his re-election campaign, Trump [...]

Freshman Democrats rake in cash to protect the House

Rep. Katie Hill and other freshmen Democratic members maintained steady fundraising levels in their first quarter, which could help fend off GOP challengers. | Mario Tama/Getty Images Campaign Finance After riding a green wave into [...]

Ralph Northam, Justin Fairfax, Mark Herring scandals undermine Virginia Democrats’ fundraising

RICHMOND, Va. — A series of scandals surrounding Virginia’s top Democrats has made it difficult for them to raise money in a key election year. Gov. Ralph Northam, Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Attorney General Mark Herring all posted anemic [...]

House Democrats subpoena Deutsche Bank in Trump investigation

House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said in a statement that the potential use of the U.S. financial system for illicit purposes was a “very serious concern.” | Zach Gibson/Getty Images Share on Facebook [...]

Eric Swalwell promises ‘Cabinet of Republicans and Democrats’ if he wins presidency

Rep. Eric Swalwell officially kicked off his candidacy for president Sunday, adding he would assemble a “team of rivals” in his presidential Cabinet if he should win the 2020 election. “I’m the son of two Republicans. I married a Hoosier, [...]

Unions pushing for pocketbook proposals from 2020 Democrats

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist’s dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating [...]

Democrats’ ‘Hallelujah’ moments at retreat belie tough battles ahead

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants used their time during a three-day policy retreat to escape the glare of Washington and rally their rank and file. | Alex Edelman/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> LEESBURG, [...]

Democrats brush off threat of 2020 focus on socialism: ‘Oh, come on’

House Democrats scoffed Friday at Republicans framing the 2020 election as vote against socialism, saying it’s a sign President Trump and his party are out of ideas. “Oh come on,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters at a press conference. [...]

When the GOP tried — and failed — to tag Democrats as socialists

In Pennsylvania last year, Republicans tagged Democrats up and down the ticket as socialists or sympathetic to socialism, including Gov. Tom Wolf. The plan flopped. | Matt Slocum/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> [...]

House Democrats mark first 100 days with wins, stumbles

WASHINGTON (AP) – Newly elected Rep. Sharice Davids is most proud of setting up a congressional office in part of her Kansas district she said hadn’t seen one for years. For Georgia Rep. Lucy McBath, her biggest victory was passing [...]