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Politics | From CNN

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign - CNNPolitics

After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders' second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016.

Politics | Politics

Analysis: Democrats at the crossroads – will the party remain a home for Jews?

America's Democratic Party leadership must deal with the budding weeds of anti-Semitism now or risk going the way of Britain's Labour.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Democrats Don't Want ICE Notified When Illegal Aliens Try to Purchase Guns

Democrats Don't Want ICE Notified When Illegal Aliens Try to Purchase Guns - Katie Pavlich: As the debate over illegal immigration continues to rage, Democrats .02/18/2019 20:28:30PM EST.

News | Antisemitism Watch

MILLER: The Current Democratic Party Has No Use For Jews

Fearing that Jews will wake up and realize that the Democrats and their allied interest groups will confront every bias except Jew hatred, a group of Jewish Democrats has vowed to confront anti-Semitism and anti-Israel policies in their party.

Politics | Election: 2020

Kamala Harris Plans To Coast To Victory Powered By A Fawning Group Of Female Reporters

Yep, nothing at all like an impartial and unbiased press to cover your candidates

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Report: Tlaib Once Wrote Op-Ed for Anti-Semitic Farrakhan Outlet | National Review

Rep. Rashida Tlaib reportedly wrote a 2006 op-ed for Louis Farrakhan’s digital publication Final Call, which routinely publishes anti-Semitic content.

Politics | Interesting Links

The Democratic Double Standard for Anti-Semitism

Ralph Northam’s racist offense prompted Democrats to call for his resignation, but anti-Semitism scandals do not result in a similar united front.

News | News

BACKFIRE: Ilhan Omar's 'Apology' For Anti-Semitism Ends In Disaster

Anti-Semitic Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) tried to apologize for promoting anti-Semitic conspiracy theories over the weekend in a statement released on Monday and ended up promoting her anti-Semitic views even more.

News | Antisemitism Watch

We already know Ilahn Omar is an anti-Semite. The question is, do Democrats care?

That Rep. Ihlan Omar, D-Minn., has made another statement peddling an anti-Semitic trope on Twitter wasn't particularly surprising. Her anti-Semitism has been obvious to any honest observer ever since she became a public figure. The only remaining questio

Politics | From the HuffPost

Elizabeth Warren Suggests Trump May Be In Prison By 2020 | HuffPost

“By the time we get to 2020, Donald Trump may not even be president. In fact, he may not even be a free person,” she said to applause.

Politics | Malfeasance

Ocasio-Cortez, Adviser Caught Making False Statements About Documents They Published

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and her team were caught making false statements about a document on the "Green New Deal" that they published on the congresswoman's website after Ocasio-Cortez was widely mocked across the political spe

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

The 6 Most Bizarre Proposals from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

AOC's Green New Deal is an utter disaster.

Politics | Malfeasance

John Stossel: San Francisco has become the slum by the bay -- Bad laws cause city's homeless crisis

San Francisco is one of the richest cities it the world. It’s given us music, technology and elegant architecture.

Politics | Op-Ed

Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Should Be Sanctioned — History Demands It

Executive director of the Palestine Right to Return Coalition Abbas Hamideh poses with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) at a swearing-in …

Politics | Trump

State of the Union 2019: A Success Story Not Even Trump's Critics Can Deny

All this economic success is not just something the Trump administration and the millions of Americans with good new jobs have noticed.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

WALSH: The Terrifying And Dangerous Transphobia Of The Democrat Party

After President Trump's State of the Union Address, which included a compelling section calling for the prohibition of late-term abortion, senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris took to Twitter to register her objection.

News | The News

5 Reasons Why Justin Fairfax's Accuser Is More Credible Than Christine Ford

I don't believe the accusations against Justin Fairfax, the Democratic lieutenant governor of Virginia. I don't necessarily disbelieve them, either. At this point there is not enough evidence or corroboration to form an opinion on the matter one

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Far-Left Democrats Are Normalizing Anti-Semitism In Democratic Party

A trio of far-left Democrats are normalizing blatant anti-Semitism in the Democratic Party as leaders in the party idly stand by and refuse to condemn their actions and statements.

News | Abortion

Lone Dem Senator Blocks Bill Banning Infanticide For Babies Who Survive Abortions

On Monday, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), blocking a Senate bill that would require doctors to give aid to babies who survived abortions, objected to the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, and her one vote wa

News | Israel/Jewish Community

House Democrats Defend Tlaib, Omar Amid Anti-Semitic Accusations

House Democratic Caucus chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) sidestepped the anti-Semitic and anti-Israel issues revolving around the congresswomen at issue: “I’ve found those two new freshmen members to be thoughtful colleagues on a wide variety of issu

News | Israel/Jewish Community

WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez Caught Lying About Her Comments On Israel Occupying Palestine

In an interview this week, socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) lied about remarks she made in July 2018 during an interview on PBS's "Firing Line With Margaret Hoover," falsely claiming that the video clip of her saying that Israel was occ

Politics | Election: 2020

FLIP-FLOP: Kamala Harris Changes Position On Healthcare In Under 24 Hours After Outrage

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) reversed course on her healthcare position on Tuesday, which comes less than 24 hours after she called for the elimination of the free market from the industry and advocated for a complete government takeover.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez's Political Party Calls For Elimination Of Israel In Resurfaced 2017 Video | Daily Wire

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) political party, the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), called for the elimination of Israel after the party's delegates voted to adopt the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign.

News | The News

Willie Brown Admits He Boosted Kamala Harris's Career

Former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown broke his silence on his relationship with Democratic senator Kamala Harris on Saturday.

Politics | POLITICS

30 Democrats suggest Pelosi give Trump a vote on wall funding if he reopens government

Thirty Democrats sent a letter Wednesday to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, suggesting she guarantee President Donald Trump a vote on his border security funding request if he reopens the government. Led by freshmen Rep. Elaine Luria of Virginia, the letter lays o

Politics | Politics

Schumer Shoots Down Bill to Pay Coast Guard | National Review

The Senate minority leader on Thursday blocked a Republican bill that would pay the Coast Guard without ending the ongoing partial government shutdown.

News | News

Last Year, Top Democrat Said Anti-Zionism Is Anti-Semitism. Now Silence

Due to a surge in this new form of anti-Semitism, including in the U.S. Congress, it is time for Democrat leaders to speak out again against this bigotry.

Politics | BDS

Airbnb is doing the Democrats' dirty work | TheHill

Current Democrat messaging about free speech and two states is a stall tactic. When the dust settles, from top to bottom, the Democrats will own the anti-Semitism of BDS.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WATCH: Warren Doesn't Know How Many Branches Of Government Exist

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) appeared to not know how many branches of government exist during a Tuesday interview on CNN. Warren joined CNN's Anderson Cooper on "Anderson Cooper 360" to discuss a variety of issues, including the

Politics | Politics

Trump Highlights Democrats’ Unwillingness to Negotiate on Wall, Shutdown

President Donald Trump appears bent on proving that Democrats have no interest in negotiating a deal to end government shutdown and invest in border wall.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Dem Rep Doesn't Know How Jewish Americans Could Be Offended By Her Anti-Semitism

Far-left Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) said on Thursday that she did not understand why Jewish Americans would find her anti-Semitic comments to be offensive.

News | News

First Muslim Women in US Congress Misled Voters About Views on Israel

"Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel." — Ilhan Omar, in a tweet, November 2012. "When a politician singles out Jewish allies as 'evil,' but ignores every brutal theocratic regime in th

Politics | Politics

Exasperated Democrats try to rein in Ocasio-Cortez

The effort is part carrot, part stick. But it's far from clear the anti-establishment political novice can be made to play ball.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Few Democrat Senators Are Against The BDS Movement

Imagine the outrage if Democrats introduced a bill that would protect state and local governments who wanted to refuse to do business with Christian organizations because those organizations don’t support gay marriage and Republicans refused to vote for

Politics | Politics

The Not-So-Pretty Fine Print of the ‘Green New Deal’ | National Review

The ‘Green New Deal’ isn’t only unrealistic, it would be irresponsible to implement.

Politics | BDS

Senate Democrats back BDS anti-Israel movement with filibuster of Mideast partnership bill

Angry at the government shutdown and peeved over attempts to stifle anti-Israeli boycotts, Senate Democrats on Tuesday filibustered a bill that would have strengthened U.S. relationships in the Middle East while punishing the anti-Israel boycott movement.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

CAN'T be real: AOC's response to Trump's border speech is filled with so much stupid we're not sure where to begin (watch)

AOC is truly the gift that keeps on giving.

News | News

Democrats Say They're Stopping A Pro-Israel Bill So They Can Reopen The Government. They're Doing It Because Democrats Have Soured On Israel And Warmed To Anti-Semitism.

On Monday, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) threatened to cut off security assistance to Israel under Senate Bill 1 unless Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell begins to push the budget bills necessary for a government re-opening.

Politics | Politics

Ilhan Omar says she's the first refugee in Congress, but forgot these Jews

Seffi Kogen, the Global Director of Young Leadership for the American Jewish Committee, counts at least four other lawmakers who in their lifetimes had refugee status, and two of them are Jewish.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

When hating Jews becomes acceptable by the Far Left

What makes this problem even more challenging is the fact that antisemites on the left, in contrast to white nationalists, are often defended by radical Jewish groups.

News | The News

Amash Fact Checks Ilhan Omar's Claims of 'Historic' Progress

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D.) incorrectly attributed historic firsts to the 116th Congress during its first day in session, as pointed out by Rep. Justin Amash (R.).

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WATCH: Pelosi Gets Confused On Hot Mic During First Speech To Congress | Daily Wire

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) got confused during her first speech to Congress as House Speaker on Thursday, admitting that she may have skipped over pages of her prepared remarks and she wasn't sure what happened.

Politics | Media Bias

New York Times whitewashes anti-Semitism of House Democrat Ilhan Omar

In a glowing profile of representative-elect Ilhan Omar, the New York Times portrays her critics as merely scared of somebody different, all the while glossing over her misrepresentation of her position on Israel and record of unapologetically peddling an

Politics | Politics

New Documents Suggest The Steele Dossier Was A Setup For Trump

After nearly two years since the Steele dossier was published, it remains the cornerstone of the case for collusion. It has also prompted other operations.

Politics | Politics

Federal Government Spent More on Food Stamps in 1 Month Than Trump Wants for 1 Year on Wall

Trump asked for around $5 billion for the year. Lawmakers balked - but the federal government blows through that amount every month for food stamps.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

BOMBSHELL: Democrats Used 'Similarly Deceptive Tactics' In Alabama Senate Race As Russians Used In 2016 Election, NYT Reports

A new bombshell report released on Wednesday night alleges that Democrats used "similarly deceptive tactics" in the Alabama Senate race last year as Russia used in the 2016 elections.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Senator Hirono: Democrats Struggle To Relate To Voters Due To 'How Smart We Are'

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) said on Tuesday that Democrats have a hard time connecting with voters because of how "smart" Democrats are and because Democrats "know so much."

Politics | Politics

Senate Democrats Block Trump’s Nominees for Key Posts

Unlike a filibuster, which allows a minority to block a floor vote, cloture uses procedural tactics to prolong the confirmation process.

Politics | Politics

Dianne Feinstein caught hiding CRITICAL Kavanaugh message

It's the message Dianne Feinstein does NOT want on the internet. Learn about the critical 2:02 phone call she hid during the Brett Kavanaugh controversy.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez Has No Idea What The 3 Branches Of Government Are | Daily Wire

Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez revealed this weekend that she has no idea what the three branches of the U.S. government are during a conference call with prospective far-left political candidates.

Politics | Malfeasance

FL Judge To Broward County: Your Shoddy Vote Counting Operation Violated Open Records Laws

FL Judge To Broward County: Your Shoddy Vote Counting Operation Violated Open Records Laws - Matt Vespa: Well, Gov. Rick Scott’s legal action against the shoddy ballot .11/09/2018 16:51:54PM EST.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Democrats as the Party of Slave Power Tyranny

The Republican surrender of the House of Representatives to Democrats and the reestablishment of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) ought to remind us of the history of Democratic tyranny.They are, after all, the party of slavery, the Klan, and segrega

News | Israel/Jewish Community

You Aren't Fighting Anti-Semitism By Voting Democrat | National Review

Trump is not the source of the true threats to Jews — anti-Semites are more prominent on the left than the right.

Politics | Election: 2020

3 Things Democrats Don’t Want You To Talk About Before Tomorrow’s Election

In the leadup to the 2016 elections, the widespread misperception by the mainstream media was that the vote would be a referendum on the excesses of Donald Trump.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Gillum’s Ties to Anti-Israel Radicals More Extensive Than Previously Known

Democratic Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum's former employer hosted an anti-Israel event alongside a Palestinian organization.

Politics | POLITICS

Jewish GOP group calls for resignation of 7 Democrats over 'ties' to Farrakhan

Keith Ellison and Maxine Waters among the lawmakers singled out by the RJC.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Schumer won’t admit that the Dems are abandoning Israel

Some Democrats are trying furiously to push back against a New York Times article reporting what’s been patently clear for years to any honest observer: The party is abandoning its support of Israe…

Politics | Politics

U.S. Ambassador To Germany Responds To Ocasio-Cortez Comparing Nazis To Global Warming | Daily Wire

U.S. Ambassador To Germany Richard Grenell slammed Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday after she compared Nazi Germany to global warming in a recent speech.

Politics | Election: 2020

Republicans outpacing Democrats in early voting in key states, NBC News finds

Republican-affiliated voters have outpaced Democratic-affiliated voters in early voting in closely watched states, according to data provided by TargetSmart.

Politics | POLITICS

Ocasio-Cortez: We Must Use Blueprint From Defeating Nazis to Defeat Global Warming

Democratic candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the way the Nazis were defeated provides a blueprint for how the U.S. should defeat global warming.

News | News

Democrats Have A New Sexual Assault Problem - 1600 Daily

A top Democrat Senator running in a tough reelection is facing a sexual assault claim. The Daily Wire reports: This sounds vaguely familiar. In what Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio is decrying as nothing less than “character assassination,R

Politics | Op-Ed

Warren Is a Fraud. Here’s Why. | National Review

Without that ‘one drop,’ she was just another privileged white woman.

News | The News

'People Just Can't Know That': McCaskill, Staff Exposed In Undercover Sting Video | Daily Wire

James O'Keefe's Project Veritas released a new undercover video Monday night showing Sen.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

San Francisco to vote on taxing rich businesses for homeless

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling, open-air drug use and sprawling tent camps, the dirt and despair all the more remarkable for the city's immense wealth. Some streets are

Politics | PC Culture

‘White Women’ Becomes a Disparaging Term | National Review

The Left is lumping white women together into a giant bloc subject to absurdly broad stereotyping and vitriolic condemnation.

Politics | Media Bias

WATCH: CNN Anchor Lies About Remarks Made By Trump, Trump Jr.

CNN anchor Ana Cabrera falsely claimed on Sunday that President Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. made racial remarks over the last week that white men have a lot to fear.

Politics | BDS

How Democrats And The BDS Movement Are Creating Misery For Palestinians

The Dangerous Liaison: The Inside Story of the US-Israeli Covert Relationship, “supposedly a history of the secret ties between Israel and the United States, is largely dedicated to Israel-bashing for its own sake,” wrote The New York Times.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Democrat Eric Holder: When Republicans Go Low, 'We Kick Them'

Former Obama-era attorney general and 2020 presidential hopeful Eric Holder used violent rhetoric over the weekend to describe how Democrats need to respond to Republicans.

Politics | Op-Ed

It didn't start with Merrick Garland: Trump should now nominate Miguel Estrada to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals

In addition to a political and judicial victory, Estrada’s re-nomination would also send a powerful message to Democrats that the way to victory isn’t smears, obstruction, or crazy tactics.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Ocasio-Cortez is asked for her ‘plan’ for Congress – her answer is a word salad mess

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared on MSNBC in the wake of the stunning news about Brett Kavanaugh heading towards confirmation, and gave a jumbled bizarre word salad of an answer for an important question.

News | The News

WATCH: Alan Dershowitz Says He Will ‘Fight Within The Party’ Against Radical Democrats

On Sunday, Harvard Law professor emeritus and legal scholar Alan Dershowitz appeared on "Fox & Friends" with host Pete Hegseth to discuss the possibility that Democrats, should they take the House in the November midterm elections, would attempt to in

Politics | Politics

Was Former Feinstein Staffer Involved With Fusion GPS During 2016 Elections?

Views expressed in this article are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Epoch Times.

Politics | Politics

NPR: Amid Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle, Democratic Enthusiasm Edge Evaporates

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that amid the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation battle, the share of Republicans saying the 2018 midterms are "very important" has spiked.

History | The Constitution

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Kavanaugh's True Defender - Sara A. Carter

Senator Lindsey Graham exploded on his Democratic colleagues yesterday during the Kavanaugh “sham” sexual assault hearings in which earned him praise from the White House and anger from the left.  Graham tore apart Democrats on the Judiciary

Politics | Politics

BUSTED! Kamala Harris Caught Using Taxpayer Dollars for Her Lavish Travels - Truthfeed

Well, well, well, turns out 2020 hopeful, and Kavanaugh hearing FLOP, Kamala Harris has been mooching off the taxpayers, big time. A new report reveals that Harris has been using the taxpayers of California to fund her travel expenses, even while she was

Politics | Politics

The Democratic Party versus the Jewish People (Michael Lumish) ~ Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News

I understand that most American Jews do not want to hear this message, but there is no getting away from certain obvious political truths.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Candidate Maria Estrada Doubles Down on Anti-Jewish Hate

Maria Estrada’s hateful words spread fast on social media, in multiple print and online media from the local to national, and international levels.

Politics | Politics

Thread by @Heritage: "LONG THREAD @SenateDems have done an about-face on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination. At first, they had no doubt he was anything l […]" #SCOTUS

Thread by @Heritage: "LONG THREAD @SenateDems have done an about-face on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination. At first, they had no doubt he wless than an existential threat to the Constitution. If he were confirmed, they said, millions of liv […]" #SC

News | News

Poll: Israel not an important partner for US Democrats - Israel National News

Pew poll finds that, while Republicans see Israel as an important partner for US foreign policy, Democrats ignore it.

News | News

WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez Attacks Israel Then Admits She Has No Idea What She's Talking About

New York socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacked Israel in a recent interview on PBS's "Firing Line," calling them the occupiers of Palestine and later admitting that she has no idea what she is talking about regarding Israel.

News | News

Muslim Democratic congressional candidate calls Israel ‘apartheid regime’ - Diaspora - Jerusalem Post

Ilhan Omar’s tweet came in response to accusations that a tweet she wrote in 2012, accusing Israel of “evil doings,” amounts to antisemitism.

Politics | Politics

Viral ‘Walk Away’ Videos Highlight Growing Movement of Democrats Leaving the Party | The Epoch Times

News Analysis When actor James Woods tweeted out the hashtag “#WalkAway” in late June, even the alt-right missed the enormity of what lay beneath it. The Democratic Party had, in fact, struck an iceberg. Some 5 million people on Facebook and YouTube h

News | News

Democrat who upset NY incumbent accused Israel of ‘massacre’

Progressive candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated incumbent NY Rep. Joe Crowley, accused Israel of 'massacring' Gaza protesters.

Politics | From CNN

Establishment Democrats get a wake-up call in New York - CNNPolitics

The out-of-nowhere upset of Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley in Tuesday's New York primary has stunned the Democratic establishment and shook up the party's likely line of succession to become the next House speaker.

Politics | Politics

A war hero is running for Congress, and she just dropped one of 2018's best political ads

Democrat M.J. Hegar's new political video traces her career as a combat helicopter pilots and gets lots of attention

News | News

Democratic Support Far From Guaranteed in Congressional Battle to Support Israel's Right to Self Defense

Democratic support for Israel's defense remains in question.

News | News

Democrats may be approaching a turning point on Israel - CNNPolitics

There are few issues as contentious in international politics as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

News | News

Chuck Schumer 'applauds' Trump for opening Jerusalem embassy | The Times of Israel

Democratic members of Congress stay away from dedication of new facility, but Jewish Senate leader praises the move

Politics | Politics

For Dems, 'blue wave' is now a trickle

(CNN) — The ballot on Tuesday left off the biggest winners: President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who stepped in to stand up for and against certain candidates.

Politics | Other Politics

Do Democrats Want an Anti-Trump, or Their Own Trump? - POLITICO Magazine

Gwen Graham could be Florida’s first female governor and a national leader in her party—but only if earnestness hasn’t gone out of style.

Politics | Politics

Clinton: Being a capitalist 'probably' hurt me with Dem voters | TheHill

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says identifying as a capitalist hurt her in the 2016 campaign. 

Politics | From CNN

Trump: If Dems win midterms, I'll be impeached - CNN Video

During a rally in Michigan, President Trump told supporters that if Republicans lose the majority in Congress, Democrats will impeach him.

Politics | Other Politics

MSNBC’s surging ratings fuel Democratic optimism - POLITICO

While Fox and CNN slump, left-leaning hosts on MSNBC help the network reap a 30 percent ratings gain.

News | The News

Stop, Hillary — just stop | New York Post

Hillary Clinton still can’t face “What Happened,” and it’s driving Democrats crazy. The latest: her remarks in Mumbai, India. She bragged of winning...

Politics | Politics

2 Progressives Balk At Denouncing Known Anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan | HuffPost

This shouldn't be that hard for a women's rights activist and a Democratic congressman.

Politics | Politics

The Rise of the Violent Left

Antifa's activists say they're battling burgeoning authoritarianism on the American right. Are they fueling it instead?

Politics | Politics

Dems try new slogan: 'Have you seen the other guys?’

The campaign arm for House Democrats on Wednesday tried out a new slogan: “I mean, have you seen the other guys?”

Politics | Politics

Dem governors left out of traditional White House press conference

Democratic governors and some Republican governors who attended a meeting with President Trump on Monday were excluded from the traditional bipartisan press conference outside the West Wing, party officials said.

Politics | Op-Ed

Alan Dershowitz: Why I Will Leave the Democratic Party If Ellison Is Elected its Chairman

Tomorrow the Democratic National Committee (DNC) will have to choose the direction of the Democratic Party, as well as its...

Politics | Other Politics

Here's why the 2018 Senate election will be crucial for President Trump and his Democratic foes - LA Times

In the partisan battle zone that is Washington, there is one conquest that could turn the fight decisively in Republicans ’ favor: winning 60 seats in the U.S. Senate.

Politics | Politics

Democrats scorch Obama over UN vote condemning Israeli settlements

Congressional Democrats issued scathing statements aimed at the Obama administration over...

Politics | Politics

Democrats once represented the working class. Not any more | Robert Reich

Bill Clinton and Barack Obama helped shift power away from the people towards corporations. It was this that created an opening for Donald Trump

Politics | Politics

The Democratic Party Deserved To Die | The Huffington Post

Demographics are not destiny. Candidates do matter. And it is still the economy, stupid.

Politics | Politics

CNN cuts ties with Donna Brazile after hacked emails show she gave Clinton campaign debate questions

CNN quietly cut ties with Donna Brazile, the acting Democratic National Committee chair and a longtime contributor on the cable news network, after hacked emails published by WikiLeaks revealed that she had provided questions to the Hillary Clinton campai

Politics | Other Politics

Inside the Democrats’ narrow path to the House majority - The Washington Post

A 30-seat gain is a tall order for Democrats, and these districts summarize their challenges.

Politics | From the HuffPost

Democrats Seek Criminal Probe Of Donald Trump's Donations | Huffington Post

They argue he broke the law by giving money to a prosecutor who didn't deeply investigate Trump University.

Politics | Politics

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Resign Amid Email Hack - WSJ

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee resigned after a trove of emails were disclosed showing DNC officials working to undermine the underdog presidential campaign of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Politics | Politics

Leaked Emails Show DNC Officials Wanted to Publicly Question Bernie's Religion

Leaked emails appear to show that top officials at the Democratic National Committee openly mocked and criticized Bernie Sanders during the primary race against Hillary Clinton.

Politics | Politics

Bernie Sanders and his wife made $205K, according to 2014 tax returns

Sen. Bernie Sanders and his wife on Friday released their full 2014 tax return, showing a combined income of more than $205,000, following pressure from Democratic presidential campaign rival Hillary Clinton.

Politics | Other Politics

Here's what a Biden campaign would look like

The VP launches a stimulus tour to deliver a very different kind of Democratic message.

Politics | Politics

Why most American Jews vote for Democrats, explained

Rep. Steve King has questions. We have answers.

Politics | Politics

O’Malley to suspend his campaign, according to adviser - The Washington Post

The news came against the backdrop of the former Maryland governor’s weak performance in Iowa Monday.

Politics | Other Politics

These 30 Numbers Explain the 2016 Election | TIME

30 key facts about the money behind the 2016 White House race

Politics | Other Politics

Why America Is Moving Left

Over roughly the past 18 months, the following events have transfixed the nation.

In July 2014, Eric Garner, an African American man reportedly selling loose cigarettes illegally, was choked to death by a New York City policeman.The liberal era ushered in by Barack Obama is only just beginning.

Politics | From the HuffPost

8 Key Questions for the Next Republican and Democratic Debates | Peter Dreier

We probably already know how the Republican and Democratic candidates will answer these questions, but it is always good to get their views on the record and let the public see where they stand. This is particularly important because, according the public

Politics | POLITICS

Iranian aggression since Obama nuclear deal looms as 2016 headache for Democrats - Washington Times

For any Democrat anxious to see the unpopular Iran nuclear agreement fade from public view between now and November 2016, it's been a rough couple of weeks.

Politics | Other Politics

Biden: I’m not running for president in 2016

Ending months of will-he-won’t-he speculation, Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is not running for president in 2016, saying the process of grieving for his son Beau had sidelined him for too long. The vice president spoke with his w

Politics | Op-Ed

Cory Booker Admits Iran Deal Blunder

On the most important vote affecting Israel’s security in a generation, Mr. Booker has failed.

Politics | Other Politics

Joe Biden to Enter Presidential Race

Vice President Joe Biden will enter the presidential race, according to media reports filed on Monday.

Politics | POLITICS

Democratic Blues - Jeff Greenfield - POLITICO Magazine

Barack Obama will leave his party in its worst shape since the Great Depression—even if Hillary wins. As historians begin to assess Barack Obama’s record as president, there’s at least one legacy he’ll leave that will indeed be historic—but not in the way he would have hoped.

Politics | Other Politics

Joe Biden Wades Further Into ’16 Bid - NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is vacationing on Kiawah Island off South Carolina’s coast, riding bikes and walking the beaches with his family. But on Wednesday night, he called one of his most outspoken political supporters and wrestled with the question looming over his future: Should he run for president?

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Israel losing Democrats, 'can't claim bipartisan US support,' top pollster warns | The Times of Israel

New survey by Frank Luntz shows almost half of Democratic 'opinion elites' think Israel is racist, barely half believe it wants peace, and three quarters feel it has too much influence on US policy

Politics | Op-Ed

Alan M. Dershowitz: The Appalling Talk of Boycotting Netanyahu - WSJ

In The Wall Street Journal, Alan M. Dershowitz writes that Congress has every right, and even an obligation, to hear the Israeli leader speak about the Iranian threat.

Politics | POLITICS

Who’s dividing US on backing Israel? | New York Post

How long can it last that the Republicans are the party that’s more supportive of Israel but the Democrats are the ones that get the Jewish vote? Could it be that President Obama is upending the ol...

Politics | Other Politics

House Democrats push voting rights amendment - CNN.com

The Rev. Jesse Jackson joined House Democratic Reps. Keith Ellison and Mark Pocan at a press conference on Thursday to announce plans to introduce a constitutional amendment that would explicitly guarantee the right to vote to every American and give Cong

Politics | Politics

California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer to retire

California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, a tenacious liberal whose election to the Senate in 1992 heralded a new era for women at the upper reaches of political power, announced Thursday she will not seek re-election to a new term next year.

News | News

Obama Responds to Jerusalem Synagogue Attack: 'Too Many Palestinians Have Died'

President Obama has responded to today's terrorist attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem in which four Israeli Jews attending

News | That's News to Me

Bob Schieffer

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Howard Dean: Obamacare Written By "Elitists" Who "Don't Fundamentally Understand The American People"

On MSNBC's Morning Joe today, Howard Dean had a terse reaction to Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber's recently unearthed comments about the "stupidity" of the American voter in regards to passing the legislation. "The problem is not that

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Why a Republican Controlled Congress Is Great For Hillary Clinton and President Obama | H. A. Goodman

There are three reasons why Democrats benefit from a Republican controlled Congress and a country that's placed their hopes on conservative politics to change the course of our nation....

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The 'why bother?' election - CNN.com

But many if not most Americans see the midterm election two weeks from Tuesday as likely to change little or nothing of consequence.

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The Seven Senate Races Democrats Should Be Optimistic About in 2016

Look, I'm not going to sit here and lie to you. I'm not going to pretend Washington -- by which I mean the journalism/politics/lobbying/evil establishment that's based in the capital -- is at work today. Very, very little is happening in national politics