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As Democratic White House hopefuls debate in Houston, party eyes lower-tier gains in Texas

While 10 Democratic presidential contenders debate in Houston on Thursday, the party is eyeing gains farther down the ballot in Texas next year in races for the U.S. House of Representatives and state legislature, party strategist...

As Democratic White House hopefuls debate in Houston, party eyes lower-tier gains in Texas

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Live Blog: From Houston, the Democratic Debate at Texas Southern University HOUSTON—Will Kamala Harris drag Joe Biden up to high heaven before her colored brethren at Texas Southern University? I don’t know if white men have edges, but I am sure the Senator from California will try and snatch Biden’s for sure. And will Cory ...
17:32, 09/12/2019

White House Democratic hopefuls woo pivotal New Hampshire vote A parade of Democratic presidential hopefuls courted thousands of New Hampshire activists on Saturday, promising they were the candidate who could unite the party and beat U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020....
12:48, 09/07/2019

Democratic WH hopefuls Bennet, Ryan jab at DNC over debate rules Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Tim Ryan, two of the Democratic presidential candidates gunning to make the first round of presidential debates, say it’s too soon for the Democratic National Committee to exclude some of the candidates from making the de...
13:32, 05/28/2019

2020 Democratic hopefuls: party needs to embrace progressive ideals, not Trump voters Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren told a room full of liberal activists on Saturday that the party needs to fully embrace polices such as higher taxes on the wealthy, wiping out student loan debt and criminal justice reform if they wan...
16:32, 07/13/2019

Houston Expected to Host Third Democratic Debate on ABC A smaller field of candidates is expected for the third televised debate sponsored by the Democratic Party, which is finishing plans for the event in September....
15:00, 07/09/2019

O’Rourke polling in third place in native Texas on eve of Houston debate Democratic presidential candidate and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke is running third behind Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts in two new polls in his native Texas, which in the 2020 primaries will be a crucial Super Tuesday state....
13:16, 09/11/2019

Democratic Debate Highlights: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and More Faced Off in Houston During the third Democratic presidential debate, the 10 candidates on stage didn’t take long on Thursday night to clash on a major 2020 issue: health-care policy. Minutes into the debate, presented by ABC in partnership with Univision, former V...
20:32, 09/12/2019

| All eyes on centrist Biden at second Democratic debate Moderate frontrunner Joe Biden takes centre stage for the second leg of the Democratic presidential debates after the first night exposed fault lines between the party's centrists and its progressive wing....
14:48, 07/31/2019

‘Take Texas seriously’: GOP anxiety spikes after retirements, Democratic gains Three congressional retirements in the state, most notably Rep. Will Hurd’s, have unsettled Republicans, who increasingly see the state as a 2020 battleground....
14:48, 08/02/2019

Democratic Presidential Debate Night 2: All eyes — and jabs — will be on Biden MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — It’s all about Joe Biden now. The former vice president could solidify his status as the favorite to win his party’s presidential nomination with a strong debate performance here Thursday night. But more than two months...
15:00, 06/27/2019

White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday, criticizing Republican President Donald Trump for escalating tensions with Iran that cou...
09:16, 05/19/2019

Third Democratic debate highlights gun control after shootings in Texas, Ohio Democratic presidential hopefuls tackled a host of topics including gun control in the third round of debates the month after a series of shootings in Texas and Ohio....
01:48, 09/13/2019

Party reveals schedule for 2-night Democratic debate this month Former Vice President Joe Biden and 2016 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders will go head-on-head in the second night of first-round debates later this month, the party said Friday after holding a draw....
20:16, 06/14/2019

A Democratic debate on the climate crisis? Party to vote on urgent idea Calls for an officially sanctioned debate have been growing louder, but party leaders are resistantAs delegates from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) meet this week in San Francisco to hear from 2020 candidates, hold fundraising events and ten...
03:32, 08/22/2019

Democratic debate: Biden and Warren to offer competing visions for party Ten leading contenders to take stage over three hours in Texas, site of two mass shootings last monthTen top contenders for the Democratic nomination will share a debate stage for the first time in Houston on Thursday night as the primary race intens...
12:00, 09/12/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Healthcare, gun control and party unity take center stage Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders – the leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination – wasted no time in Thursday's debate sparring over how to best expand healthcare c...
02:49, 09/13/2019

Democratic debate: Candidates challenge Biden on keeping up with party, lobbing attacks from the left Night one has Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the middle; night two will center former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala D. Harris....
20:48, 07/31/2019

Trump administration eyes more aid to farmers if necessary: White House aide The Trump administration is ready to provide more federal aid to farmers if required, a White House adviser said on Monday, after rolling out up to $12 billion since last year to offset agricultural losses from the trade dispute with China....
14:32, 04/29/2019

With Eyes on the Election, the White House Insists the Economy is Strong WASHINGTON (AP) — The “fundamentals” of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald T...
03:16, 08/20/2019

Seth Moulton ends 2020 Democratic White House bid Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton is exiting the Democratic presidential primary race, becoming the second 2020 candidate to drop out this week. Moulton made the announcement at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting Friday. (Aug. 23)  ...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Democratic U.S. Rep. Swalwell ends long-shot White House bid U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell on Monday became the first major candidate to drop out of the Democratic presidential race, ending a long-shot bid fueled in part by his efforts to investigate Republican President Donald Trump....
17:00, 07/08/2019

Democratic former Colorado Governor Hickenlooper drops 2020 White House bid Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper dropped his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination less than six months after trying to position himself as a centrist among a crowded field seeking to challenge Republican President Donald Trum...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Democratic White House hopeful Warren rails against corruption at big N.Y. rally Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country's politics and economy, drawing her largest crowd thus far in a sign of her campaign's growing strength....
20:00, 09/16/2019

DOJ sends gun legislation package to White House as debate rages over mass shootings The Department of Justice has sent a package of possible legislative proposals on gun violence to the White House, a person familiar with the matter told Fox News, as the debate rages over how lawmakers and the president should respond to the recent ...
14:48, 09/05/2019

Booker seeks $1.7 million infusion to stay in Democratic White House race U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will drop out of the running for his party's 2020 White House nomination unless he can raise $1.7 million over the next 10 days for his struggling campaign, his campaign said on Saturday....
10:32, 09/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon -White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Booker seeks $1.7 million in new funds to stay in Democratic White House race U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will drop out of the running for his party's 2020 White House nomination unless he can raise $1.7 million over the next 10 days, his campaign said on Saturday....
15:48, 09/21/2019

U.S. billionaire Steyer, fierce Trump foe, enters Democratic White House race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
08:32, 07/09/2019

White House Reporters Are Throwing a Going Away Party for Sarah Huckabee Sanders Because ??? At long last, Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving her post as White House press secretary, and may, god forbid, be running for governor of Arkansas. HuffPost learned Thursday that a few of Sanders former adversaries in the press corps are planning...
19:00, 06/20/2019

In White House launch, Democratic Governor Bullock vows to reform campaign finance Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to take on campaign finance reform on his first day in office....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Michelle Obama talks about the last night at the White House, Democratic presidential candidates in interview “The transition happens so quickly; it’s like you don’t even get to move your furniture out until the new president takes the oath of office,” Obama told Gayle King in an interview at Essence Festival....
12:48, 07/07/2019

As Democratic voters warm to free trade, White House candidates struggle for positions Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren is churning out reams of policy proposals on everything from daycare to manufacturing. But despite her piles of written plans, she has yet to tackle trade....
04:00, 06/13/2019

Railing against corruption, Democratic White House hopeful Warren rallies thousands in New York Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday delivered a fierce denunciation of the corruption she argues has crippled the country's political and economic systems, speaking to a crowd whose enthusiasm and size testified to her campai...
19:32, 09/16/2019

Stephen Colbert compares democratic debate to 'dwarfs offering Snow White a poison apple' Addressing the Democratic debate, "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert broke out a a pitch-perfect Bernie Sanders impression.        ...
05:16, 07/31/2019

On Washington: ‘Bigger Than a Party of Old White Men’: G.O.P. Women Seek to Replenish House Ranks After the disastrous 2018 midterm elections, Republican women trying to right their political ship are focused on a special election in North Carolina....
03:16, 05/16/2019

Leaked nominations documents show White House worried about Robert Lighthizer's Democratic donations White House officials in charge of screening nominees for key posts worried that Robert Lighthizer, President Trump's selection for U.S. trade representative, had donated to Democrats and was a corporate lobbyist, according to leaked vetting document...
15:16, 06/24/2019

Democratic White House hopeful Warren wins key progressive endorsement ahead of New York rally Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday won the endorsement of the Working Families Party, a progressive group with growing political influence that previously backed U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders during his 2016 White House bid....
11:16, 09/16/2019

‘No Compromise,’ Democratic Hopefuls Say About Gun Control Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar were among those making strong calls for new measures to address the nation’s recent spate of gun violence....
14:48, 09/02/2019

UK PM hopefuls clash over how to win Brexit deal in TV debate Conservative candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May clashed on Sunday over how to win a deal to leave the European Union, with several saying they could win changes to an agreement the bloc says will not be reopened....
16:48, 06/16/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to speak a...
23:00, 05/31/2019

Only Two Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Have a Climate Plan Scientists warn that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale changes to stop global warming. The next administration will have even less time....
09:16, 05/10/2019

Britain's PM hopefuls battle over Brexit in bad-tempered debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, rivals to become Britain's next prime minister, clashed over who could be most trusted on Brexit on Tuesday in a sometimes bad-natured television debate just two weeks before one will be crowned....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Fracking Ban, Pushed by Democratic Hopefuls, Could Dent Economy Climate-change platforms of some Democratic presidential candidates propose a ban on fracking, a move that is popular with their supporters but could have consequences for the U.S. economy....
08:32, 09/22/2019

U.S. Democratic presidential hopefuls vie to wow voters at Iowa steak fry Democrats vying for the nomination to take on Republican U.S. President Donald Trump tried to make a splash on Saturday as they entered a party steak fry in Des Moines, Iowa, the state that will host the first nominating contest in early February....
17:17, 09/21/2019

Democratic 2020 hopefuls AWOL on national security Democratic insiders have concluded that Trump is unusually vulnerable on national security for a Republican, an assessment based on proprietary polling and focus groups. But they warn that the leading Democratic candidates, most of whom prefer to dis...
22:00, 05/29/2019

| WATCH: Democratic hopefuls descend on South Carolina More than 20 Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on South Carolina, which is a critical primary state, to make their case to voters on who will be the strongest candidate to defeat Donald Trump. WATCH NOW....
01:16, 06/23/2019

Democratic hopefuls journey to child migrant camp Democratic presidential hopefuls on Thursday visited a detention center for young migrants in the US state of Florida. (June 27)        ...
00:32, 06/28/2019

Democratic hopefuls visit child migrant camp More Democratic presidential hopefuls converged on the shelter for migrant children in Homestead, Florida on Friday. (June 28)        ...
16:48, 06/28/2019

'We see you!': Democratic 2020 hopefuls visit migrant detention center Candidates participating in the debates including O’Rourke, Sanders and Warren stopped by the Homestead facility in FloridaFor all the unprecedented scale and diversity of the massive number of candidates vying for presidential nomination of the Demo...
15:16, 06/27/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls push for impeachment after Mueller remarks Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on his two-year Russia probe....
14:48, 05/29/2019

Clyburn’s fish fry draws the Democratic hopefuls and illustrates a concern A field as big and diverse as this one will inevitably leave some voters feeling cheated. And it could make unifying around the eventual nominee almost impossible....
14:32, 06/22/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recognition and help raise money, according to disclosures filed late on Monday....
22:48, 07/15/2019

Deluge of Democratic presidential hopefuls descends on South Carolina South Carolina is at the epicenter of the Democratic presidential primary contest this weekend as 22 candidates descend on the state's capital to make their pitch for the party's nomination for president of the United States....
08:00, 06/22/2019

Democratic 2020 hopefuls split over tackling climate crisis Candidates warn of ‘irreparable damage’ in marathon town hall but can’t agree on how aggressively to tackle problemDemocrats vying for president revealed a fundamental split over how aggressively the US should tackle climate change in a seven-hour to...
00:48, 09/05/2019

Coal union invites Democratic 2020 hopefuls, at least half say 'Yes' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
15:16, 07/09/2019

Democratic 2020 hopefuls to swarm San Francisco, while Biden stays away Fourteen Democratic presidential hopefuls seeking money and support in California, the most liberal and populous U.S. state, will descend on San Francisco this weekend for a state party convention - with front-runner Joe Biden notably absent....
09:32, 05/31/2019

2020 Democratic hopefuls respond to shooting at Gilroy festival The 2020 election Democratic field on Sunday responded to the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting that killed at least four, including the gunman, and injured 15, saying the incident is a horrible reminder of the country’s “gun violence epidemic.”...
04:16, 07/29/2019

Parade of Democratic 2020 hopefuls push for momentum in Iowa A cavalcade of Democratic presidential hopefuls on Friday tried to turn a few precious minutes before Iowa voters into the momentum needed to catapult their campaigns in the pivotal state....
21:48, 08/09/2019

Ethanol vs. environment: Democratic hopefuls campaign on clashing agendas Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is a champion of the corn-based ethanol industry when she campaigns in rural towns dotting the U.S. Farm Belt....
14:00, 07/26/2019

First Democratic debate 2019: Schedule, time, candidates and how to watch the primary presidential debate in the UK The 2020 presidential race is well underway, and there is a crowded field of Democratic candidates hoping to take on Donald Trump as he seeks re-election....
09:00, 06/25/2019

Democratic candidates attack Trump as Democratic presidential debate opens Democratic presidential contenders attacked Republican President Donald Trump as a demagogue who is ripping apart the country and promised to restore unity during the opening minutes of a debate on Wednesday....
18:16, 07/31/2019

Photos: Democratic presidential hopefuls address gun safety forum in Iowa Democratic presidential hopefuls took aim at President Donald Trump and the gun lobby Saturday at a "gun safety" forum in Iowa that was organized in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
16:48, 08/10/2019

State Democratic Leaders to Presidential Hopefuls: Remember Y’all Ain’t Barack Obama Barack Obama may still be Democrats’ (and just about everyone else’s) fave, but party leaders weren’t too happy when he decided to form a competitive political group, Organizing for Action....
01:32, 08/29/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls call for Puerto Rico’s governor to resign Protesters are outraged over offensive comments in leaked online messages between Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and other officials. Rosselló’s constituents say they are also fed up with charges of corruption against public servants....
15:16, 07/20/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls seek black support at South Carolina fish fry A fish fry in South Carolina on Friday will draw the largest crowd of Democratic presidential candidates yet and give them a chance to gauge their support among black voters who will be a crucial voting bloc in the early primary state next year....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Puerto Ricans return to streets as Democratic hopefuls call for Rosselló's resignation Several Democratic presidential candidates called for Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation as residents of the territory returned to the streets Saturday to protest disparaging text messages....
15:48, 07/20/2019

2020 Democratic hopefuls slam Trump's meeting with Kim as 'photo opportunity', say he's 'coddling' dictators The candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary put aside their squabbles on Sunday - sort of - to focus on a common enemy: President Trump....
11:16, 06/30/2019

Italy's Matteo Renzi to form new party after exiting Democratic Party The former prime minister of Italy has parted ways with the Democratic Party, saying it lacked vision for the future. His decision could destabilize a coalition government between PD and the populist 5-Star Movement....
07:48, 09/17/2019

Ackman eyes more gains for his fund with help of Berkshire, others Billionaire investor William Ackman, whose portfolio has gained almost 50% this year, said his fund can keep delivering "high, long-term" returns, and he expects that a newly disclosed stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc will help boost gains....
23:32, 08/15/2019

Among Democratic 2020 Hopefuls, Kamala Harris Seems to Be Pulling in the Most Money From Big-Dollar Donors in Communities of Color Sen. Kamala Harris is the No. 1 favorite among big-dollar donors of color when it comes to the crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls for 2020....
02:48, 05/09/2019

Democrats take aim at gun owners in Houston debate Gun control featured prominently in the third Democratic debate in Houston, with most of the 10 candidates trying to one-up each other on the issue while also jabbing repeatedly at President Trump....
21:01, 09/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Ackman eyes more gains for his fund with help of Berkshire, others Billionaire investor William Ackman, whose portfolio has gained almost 50% this year, said his fund can keep delivering "high, long-term" returns, and he expects that a newly disclosed stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc will help boost gains....
20:32, 08/15/2019

10 Democrats qualify for next primary debate in Houston There will be just one night of debate in Houston next month among the Democratic field running for president, as just 10 candidates have qualified for the next primary event....
23:32, 08/29/2019

10 Democrats set for 3rd presidential primary debate in Houston Ten Democratic presidential candidates are set to participate in the third round of primary debates in Houston Thursday night, about half the field who appeared in the first two this summer....
01:48, 09/13/2019

'There's white male bias': debating Democrat hopefuls vie for African American votes Opinion polls suggest the competition for the crucial voting bloc will be far more intense than in 2008 and 2016Dionne Whitby, a black teacher, was waiting in a school gym, an air conditioned refuge from the Florida heat, for a union meeting on the e...
05:32, 06/26/2019

Smaller field of Democrats set for 3rd round of debate in Houston Ten Democratic presidential candidates are set to participate in the third round of a primary debate in Houston Thursday night, about half the field who appeared in the first two this summer....
05:01, 09/12/2019

At Houston debate, surging Warren is toe-to-toe with Biden for first time A surging Elizabeth Warren will have her first chance to confront primary front-runner Joe Biden on the debate stage Thursday night, as the top 10 Democrats running for president square off in Houston at a critical moment in the race....
16:32, 09/12/2019

2020 Dems cut from Houston debate rip DNC for ‘lack of transparency,’ vow to press on One week ahead of the next Democratic presidential nomination debate, three of the lower-tier candidates who failed to make the stage are vowing to march on and taking aim at the Democratic National Committee over the qualifying criteria....
14:48, 09/05/2019

Gillibrand continues her summer sprint to make the debate stage in Houston At a Washington Post Live event, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) talked up her chances, reflecting the mounting pressure on struggling presidential candidates to jump-start — or salvage — their campaigns....
20:16, 08/19/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX eyes third day of gains on trade deal hopes; BMO falls on profit miss Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Tuesday, as some investors pinned hopes on a resolution to the Sino-U.S. trade war, while the country's fourth-largest lender Bank of Montreal slipped after reporting a quarterly profit below estimates....
08:32, 08/27/2019

Texas police find second set of human bones near park outside of Houston Police in Texas are combing a park outside of Houston Tuesday after finding human bones at an abandoned property just steps away from where another set of bones had been discovered over the weekend....
11:32, 07/09/2019

Texas man, 89, brutally beaten and knocked unconscious during robbery in Houston Authorities in the nation's fourth-largest city are searching for a suspect who was seen on video earlier this month beating an elderly man during a violent robbery....
11:16, 06/25/2019

"Howdy, Houston!": PM Modi To Address Packed Texas Stadium - 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share stage with US President Donald Trump today for 'Howdy, Modi!' - an event to be attended by 50,000 people in Texas. The organisers -- the Texas India Forum --......
08:32, 09/22/2019

"Howdy, Modi!" Event In Houston, Texas: Time, When, How To Watch Live Howdy, Modi Event in Houston, Texas: PM Narendra Modi is set to address "Howdy, Modi!", a mega-event which will be attended by more than 50,000 people. "Howdy, Modi!" is an Indian-American community......
08:32, 09/22/2019

Investigators say underage driver struck and killed man walking his dog in Houston, Texas (KPRC)  A 13-year-old driver was behind the wheel when a man and his dog were struck by a vehicle at an apartment complex in west Houston, Texas Thursday according to police. Both the man and dog were killed. “Apparently, she pulled out and mad...
13:16, 08/17/2019

"Howdy Houston": PM To Address Packed Texas Stadium Today - 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share stage with US President Donald Trump today for 'Howdy, Modi!' - an event to be attended by 50,000 people in Texas, The organisers -- the Texas India Forum --......
05:33, 09/22/2019

Humberto heads toward Bermuda, Imelda soaks Houston, east Texas Hurricane Humberto gained strength and speed as it moved closer to Bermuda early Wednesday but the islands are likely to be spared a direct hit, forecasters said....
04:32, 09/18/2019

All Eyes On Joe Biden As Democrats Face Off In Third 2020 Debate Frontrunner Joe Biden goes head-to-head for the first time Thursday night with Elizabeth Warren, his fast-rising rival for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, in a three-hour debate seen......
21:00, 09/12/2019

Houston police officer near Democrat debate shot, priest assaulted in violent crime spree A Houston police officer was seriously wounded after being shot multiple times by one of four suspects who allegedly stole a car at gunpoint and later beat up a priest....
02:49, 09/13/2019

2020 Dems downplay economic gains under Trump, at Miami debate Democratic presidential hopefuls took pains to downplay economic gains under the Trump administration at the first debate of the 2020 presidential cycle—blasting large corporations and calling for more taxes for the wealthy....
19:32, 06/26/2019

Debate Night: All eyes on Warren as 2020 Dems meet for first showdown Ten candidates will be in the spotlight Wednesday night as the first round of Democratic presidential nomination debates kicks off in Miami, but it’s the White House hopeful standing center stage who likely will grab the most attention....
18:16, 06/26/2019

Far-right party makes gains in Germany state elections Voters in Saxony, a region of around 4.1 million people bordering Poland and the Czech Republic, and neighbouring Brandenburg, which has 2.5 million inhabitants and surrounds Berlin, elected new state legislatures....
06:32, 09/02/2019

The Latest: Green party gains strength in Irish votes BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it chal...
09:00, 05/25/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX eyes sixth day of gains on boost from mining stocks Mining stocks drove Canada's main stock index to a seven-week high on Thursday as gold prices surged following a more dovish than expected stance from the U.S. Federal Reserve....
08:00, 06/20/2019

The First 2020 Democratic Debate Is Almost Here. Here’s Everything You Need to Know Sen. Elizabeth Warren will have a plan for that. Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke will have to make his case without jumping on a table. And Sen. Cory Booker will seek to reclaim his mantle as America’s favorite Rhodes Scholar-turned-mayor. The ...
04:32, 06/23/2019

The Second 2020 Democratic Debate Is Almost Here. Here’s Everything You Need to Know Twenty Democratic 2020 presidential candidates — including former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, California Sen. Kamala Harris and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg — will ...
17:48, 07/28/2019

Highlights from Day 1 of the first Democratic debate NBC NEWS – The Democratic presidential primary has been largely — though not completely feud-free — to date. But during the first night of the primary debate in Miami, some took the opportunity to draw sharp contrasts with their opponents — wit...
07:48, 06/28/2019

What We Learned from the First Democratic Debate Julián Castro excelled, Elizabeth Warren went from big factor at first to non-factor at times, and Cory Booker and Beto O’Rourke spoke the most but had trouble creating memorable moments....
21:48, 06/26/2019

Who has qualified for the third Democratic debate There’s a chance that the next Democratic debate will treat viewers to a spectacle unseen this cycle — all of the candidates debating on the same stage, on the same night. The debate will be held over two nights only if more than 10 candidates qualif...
02:00, 08/24/2019

German Anti-Immigration Party Makes Gains in Regional Elections Germany’s anti-immigration Alternative for Germany, or AfD, appeared headed for strong gains at regional elections on Sunday, dealing a blow to efforts by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc to reclaim votes lost to both the right and the ce...
18:16, 09/02/2019

SoftBank profits rise, party on gains from Saudi-tied fund TOKYO (AP) — Japanese internet company SoftBank has reported a 36% increase in profit for the fiscal year through March from the previous fiscal year, partly on gains from its Vision Fund. After the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, SoftBa...
00:16, 05/09/2019

David Price highlights tweet on 'white Sox' attending White House ceremony, clarifies comment ​​​​​​​Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price highlighted a tweet Monday which showcased the cast of team members that were going to the White House to meet with President Trump now that Alex Cora dropped out....
13:00, 05/07/2019

German Anti-Immigration Party Appears Headed for Gains in Regional Elections Germany’s anti-immigration Alternative for Germany, or AfD, appeared headed for strong gains at regional elections on Sunday, dealing a blow to efforts by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc to reclaim votes lost to both the right and the ce...
20:32, 09/01/2019

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party Makes Big Gains as U.K. Voters Reject the Status Quo (LONDON) — Veteran politician Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the governing Conservative Party and opposition Labour to humiliating defeats. Wi...
04:00, 05/27/2019

CNN Kicks Off Democratic Debate In Worst Way Possible CNN knows what all the viewers watching tonight’s Democratic debate wanted more than anything else at the start of the proceedings. A quick launch into a substantive policy discussion? What are you, stupid??...
18:16, 07/30/2019

Which candidates attacked the most during the third Democratic debate? Former housing secretary Julián Castro waged 13 attacks, the most of anyone onstage, according to an analysis of the third Democratic presidential debate....
22:00, 09/13/2019

7 takeaways from the Democratic debate's first night A handful of low-polling moderates hoped to break through in a crowded Democratic field during Tuesday's debate by confronting the top-tier candidates on stage, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders....
15:48, 07/31/2019

8 big moments from Night 1 of the second Democratic debate Night one has Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the middle; night two will center former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala D. Harris....
00:16, 07/31/2019

CNN Democratic debate: Night two by the numbers As the second group of candidates takes the stage for the CNN Democratic debate, we're tracking speaking times by candidate. Follow along during the debate, the graphic below will update automatically....
15:48, 07/31/2019

7 Things We Learned From the Third Democratic Debate For the first time in the 2020 Democratic primary, the top 10 candidates took the stage together Thursday night in Houston for a debate that focused on issues ranging from healthcare to gun violence to foreign policy. Here are seven of the top takeaw...
22:32, 09/12/2019

6 Takeaways From the September Democratic Debate Joe Biden hugged Barack Obama tightly as the former vice president came under attack from Bernie Sanders and Julián Castro. Elizabeth Warren went unscathed, while Kamala Harris stuck to a script....
21:32, 09/12/2019

Let’s Play Democratic Debate B-I-N-G-O Tonight! (No, We’re Serious) Nobody won Wednesday night’s first 2020 Democratic presidential debate, but a couple of people lost. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) looked confused for half the night and somehow managed to make Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) look like a foreign policy expert. Gov....
18:32, 06/27/2019

The key moments from the latest Democratic debate Progressives clashed with moderates over healthcare and ‘Republican talking points’The first round of the second Democratic 2020 presidential debates saw liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren square off against moderate candidates on...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Second Democratic debate could come down to Biden vs. Sanders During the second night of the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, most eyes will likely be trained on former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders – but for wildly divergent reasons....
08:00, 06/27/2019

How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
14:48, 07/31/2019

The Second Democratic Debate Is Already on Its Petty Bullshit The second night of the second round of Democratic primary debates kicked off on Wednesday, and right out of the gate, things got real petty, real fast....
18:48, 07/31/2019

Readers' guide to the first Democratic debate Tonight, 10 challengers for the Democratic 2020 presidential nomination will face off in the first debate of the season. After months of campaign coverage, the two-hour event will finally give voters a chance to watch Democratic candidates exchange v...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Who are the candidates participating in the first Democratic Debate? The Democratic National Committee on Thursday named the 20 presidential candidates who qualified to appear on stage later this month in the First primary debate of the 2020 campaign. They are: Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado Former Vice President Jo...
17:16, 06/26/2019

Corporations take it on the chin in first Democratic debate To the Democrats running for president of the United States, corporations charge too much for medicines and other critical goods, do not pay enough in taxes and repay bailouts by taking jobs overseas....
03:32, 06/27/2019

What to watch for in the first Democratic presidential debate MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — The first debates of the 2020 Democratic presidential race are finally here. Ten candidates — led by Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker — will participate tonight beginning at 9:00 pm ET. And the second ...
17:16, 06/26/2019

Trump on Democratic debate: 'BORING' President Donald Trump dismissed the first Democratic debate as "BORING" on Wednesday night as he flew off to Japan, predicting that the 10 rivals on stage seeking to toss him from office in the 2020 election would do poorly....
19:32, 06/26/2019

The Third Democratic Primary Debate Is Going to Be Three Hours??? ABC News released the specifications of the third Democratic National Debate on Thursday, and it feels like a personal attack on me, a person who watches these debates....
00:32, 08/30/2019

How Did Kamala Harris Do in the Democratic Debate? Thursday: Ms. Harris goes on defense in the her second presidential debate, 24 hours of homelessness in S.F., and the harrowing escapes from Paradise....
13:16, 08/01/2019

Trump on Democratic debate: 'I’m going to watch it because I have to' President Donald Trump said he will watch the first Democratic debate on television on Wednesday night, even though he will be flying to Japan and considers the event "boring."...
10:32, 06/26/2019

What’s on TV Wednesday: A Democratic Debate and ‘Hamlet’ The first presidential debates of the Democratic primary race kicks off in Miami. And ahead of a new “Ophelia,” stream a great performance of “Macbeth.”...
03:32, 06/26/2019

The Mad King's Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
15:32, 05/20/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
16:32, 06/04/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
14:16, 08/07/2019

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
12:16, 08/06/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
10:32, 05/21/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Emails From Private Accounts The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on personal accounts....
14:16, 07/25/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
10:16, 05/01/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel moved toward holding Attorney General Wil...
08:32, 05/08/2019

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
19:32, 09/16/2019

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs...
14:00, 08/26/2019

Running up the score in House races could deliver White House to Democrats An analysis by Third Way of all 235 districts held by Democrats identified the high-value political targets for the party — for the presidency and control of the House and Senate....
21:48, 09/21/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
15:32, 07/15/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
11:00, 06/24/2019

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demand...
18:00, 08/26/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
12:48, 06/27/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
12:32, 05/14/2019

House Judiciary Committee to subpoena ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee will subpoena former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs whether to recom...
04:00, 08/26/2019

U.S. House speaker: Drug pricing plan should be priority for White House House Democrats' plan to help lower the cost of medicines should be a priority for the White House, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday at an event unveiling their prescription drug pricing plan....
08:48, 09/19/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
09:16, 04/28/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
12:00, 07/01/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
23:16, 05/15/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
17:48, 06/04/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
15:32, 06/04/2019

White House blocks two former aides from testifying before House Judiciary Committee The administration directed Rick Dearborn, the former White House deputy chief of staff, and Rob Porter, the former White House secretary, not to answer questions by the panel. Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, however, will....
18:32, 09/16/2019

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing on possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
02:32, 09/17/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee....
10:00, 06/04/2019

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
14:00, 08/26/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
17:32, 05/09/2019

Amid White House defiance, U.S. House panel weighs holding Barr in contempt A Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel met on Wednesday to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to comply with a subpoena seeking an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry report...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
09:16, 05/21/2019

House Dems authorize subpoenas for senior White House aides' official communications The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for senior White House officials’ communications via private email accounts and messaging applications, a significant escalation in a years-long, bipartisan effort to l...
10:48, 07/25/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
13:16, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
14:32, 05/15/2019

Ten U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates to debate on one night Democrats will hold a single debate for 10 U.S. presidential contenders next month, leaving out 10 other candidates who did not meet the party's more stringent criteria for participation, the Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday....
22:00, 08/30/2019

The strangest moments from night one of the first Democratic debate With references to "bathrobe" diplomacy, "chicken hawk" administrations and Spanish side eye, the first night of the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate did not disappoint....
05:48, 06/27/2019

The matchups to watch at the Democratic presidential debate (NBC ANALYSIS) WASHINGTON — The opening 2020 Democratic debate double feature is set: Elizabeth Warren vs. the field on the first night, and establishment Joe Biden vs. democratic socialist Bernie Sanders — plus two more of the top-five polling hopef...
11:00, 06/25/2019

How to watch the first Democratic debate on Wednesday, Thursday NBC NEWS – NBC will be hosting the first debate of the Democratic presidential primary season — and the network is offering almost as many ways to watch as there are candidates. Here’s a cheat sheet on how and when to watch. When is the f...
23:16, 06/25/2019

CNN’s Democratic Debate Got a Little Catty, Trevor Noah Says “I felt like at any moment they were about to go, ‘By the way, Elizabeth, did you notice that Klobuchar totally stole your look?’” Trevor Noah joked Tuesday....
01:16, 07/31/2019

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
01:48, 08/01/2019

Will Watch It Because "I Have To": Trump On "Boring" Democratic Debate President Donald Trump said he will watch the first Democratic debate on television on Wednesday night, even though he will be flying to Japan and considers the event "boring."...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Here’s What Protesters Were Yelling During Wednesday’s Democratic Debate (DETROIT) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was targeted with hecklers shouting “Fire Pantaleo” at the second night of the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit. The disruption forced New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker to pause his...
11:16, 08/01/2019

The winners and losers of the 1st Democratic presidential debate Post debate expert Eric Soufer worked on presidential campaigns for John Edwards and Barack Obama and was a top adviser to former state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. Now a top political operative at Tusk Strate...
05:00, 06/27/2019

How to watch tonight’s Democratic primary debate Here’s how to watch the top 20 Democratic presidential contenders wage battle during their first debates Thursday and Friday — 10 one night and another 10 the next. The debates will be televised live from the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Perfo...
12:00, 06/26/2019

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round of primary debates....
00:48, 07/18/2019

Here’s What Protesters Were Shouting at Joe Biden During the Third Democratic Debate During the third Democratic presidential primary debate, protestors interrupted former Vice President Joe Biden as he was about to answer a question about how a significant setback shaped him. To viewers at home, it was not immediately clear what the...
22:32, 09/12/2019

The winners, losers and snoozers of the third Democratic debate The Democratic presidential front-runner, former Vice President Joe Biden, stumbled through another debate, offering answers with so many asides and twists and turns even the Post’s veteran debate watcher had trouble keeping track. The longtime...
22:00, 09/12/2019

Joe Biden interrupted by ‘Dreamers’ at the end of Democratic debate HOUSTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden was interrupted by a group of DREAMERS at the end of Thursday night’s Democratic debate. Biden was being asked by moderator George Stephanopoulos to talk about any professional setback he’d experienced....
22:00, 09/12/2019

Steyer makes the cut for next month’s Democratic debate WASHINGTON – Billionaire Tom Steyer has qualified for the fourth presidential debate, his campaign announced Sunday. That debate will be held Oct. 15 and 16 in Ohio, with the Democratic National Committee not yet naming a host city. Steyer was ...
13:32, 09/08/2019

Only YOU Can Prevent Tom Steyer From Ruining the Next Democratic Debate Folks, I’m here to ask a favor on behalf of all of America: on NO ACCOUNT must you tell ANY POLLSTER that you intend to vote for Tom Steyer. This is extremely, extremely, extremely, extremely important....
11:32, 08/20/2019

Democratic Debate Night 2: Live Updates Tonight’s lineup will feature 10 candidates including the former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Kamala Harris of California and Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey....
15:48, 07/31/2019

‘Everybody Uses Us.’ What It Was Like to Watch the Democratic Debate in Flint, Michigan As the Democratic presidential candidates prepared to debate in Detroit Wednesday night, the dozen voters who gathered to watch in the cinderblock auditorium of the Flint Development Center some 70 miles away weren’t focused on the candidates o...
17:48, 08/01/2019

How to watch tonight's Democratic presidential debate The third Democratic presidential debate takes place tonight in Houston, with former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts sharing the debate stage for the first time this cycle, having previously avoided a direct confro...
05:50, 09/13/2019

Here’s Which Candidates Have Already Qualified for the Democratic Presidential Debate At least 14 Democratic presidential candidates — from former Vice President Joe Biden to self-help author Marianne Williamson — have already clinched spots on the first primary debate stage. Hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, the de...
15:32, 06/12/2019

The strangest moments from night two of the first Democratic debate 2020 Democratic presidential candidates spent the second round of the first debate dishing one-liners, yelling over each other and bashing former president John F. Kennedy’s plans....
05:32, 06/28/2019

Two Economists Fuel Democratic Debate Over How Far Left to Go William Darity Jr. and Darrick Hamilton tout slavery reparations and guaranteed jobs to address the racial wealth gap. Their theories on ‘stratification economics’ have helped shape the rhetoric and platforms of several presidential candidates....
18:48, 07/14/2019

These Four Candidates Are Scrambling to Make the Cut for the Next Democratic Debate Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to qualifying, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot onstage....
07:32, 08/14/2019

TV ratings increase for second round of Democratic debate The ratings for the second round of the Democratic debate on Thursday night jumped more than 15 percent from the night before, a report said. The audience rose on all three venues — NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo — for the event featuring front runners Jo...
15:32, 06/28/2019

10 million viewers tuned in to first Democratic debate on NBC The first night of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates drew in about 10 million viewers for NBC, according to a report on Thursday citing preliminary figures. But those numbers are only for NBC, The Hollywood Reporter said. The debate featuring ...
11:16, 06/27/2019

What to Expect From Tonight's Democratic Presidential Debate The 2020 Democratic presidential race is about to take a sudden and much-needed turn. For the first time, we’ll witness 10 Democratic candidates—including all top-polling candidates—appear on stage together and on one night. What can you expect from ...
07:48, 09/13/2019

CNN Democratic Debate: Live Updates From Night 2 Tonight’s lineup features 10 candidates including the former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Kamala Harris of California and Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey....
18:16, 07/31/2019

Health care, security top US Democratic debate From expanding health care to fighting climate change, US Democratic candidates have fought to make a name in the crowded presidential race. Only one candidate called the Iran deal "wrong" and vowed to stay out of it....
22:00, 06/26/2019

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate snags big TV audience The first U.S. Democratic presidential debate, a faceoff without the party's frontrunners, hauled in a surprisingly large 15.3 million viewers across three television networks, according to Nielsen estimates released by NBC News on Thursday....
16:16, 06/27/2019

Democratic Debate: Will Biden and Sanders Face Off? The candidates on stage will be Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell....
17:00, 06/27/2019

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new face and the opportunity for another combative exchange between the two top-tier candidates....
06:32, 07/19/2019

The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate DETROIT (AP) – The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 10:30 p.m. California Sen. Kamala Harris says President Donald Trump “needs to be held accountable” for what she sees as 10 prosecutabl...
00:48, 08/01/2019

‘BORING!’ Trump yawns at Democratic debate NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump’s initial reaction to the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate: “BORING!” The presidential tweet landed as candidates on the debate stage in Miami were asked about the crisis at the south...
15:00, 06/27/2019

Biden Comes Under Attack From All Sides in Democratic Debate Senator Kamala Harris confronted the former vice-president in a searing moment over racial equality, and others attacked him on policy and generational divide....
22:48, 06/27/2019

Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record About 18.1 million television viewers watched Thursday night's debate among 10 Democrats running for U.S. president, a record for a Democratic primary face-off, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
13:16, 06/28/2019

House Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for Don McGahn, despite White House move to block subpoena The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Don McGahn next week, but it is unclear if the former White House counsel will agree to appear—the latest development in the battle between congressional Democrats and the White House for test...
10:00, 05/14/2019

House panel delays Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid White House talks The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it had postponed a vote on whether to recommend that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be held in contempt of Congress, as talks continued with the Trump administration....
02:48, 07/25/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were key to the Mueller report....
10:32, 06/24/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
08:16, 06/25/2019

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
18:32, 07/24/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
17:48, 05/08/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:48, 06/20/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by governmen...
21:00, 06/24/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from engaging in political activities at work....
19:48, 06/24/2019

White House orders two former aides to defy House subpoenas The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are "absolutely immune" from testifying at what the panel is calling its first...
06:16, 09/17/2019

White House threatens veto on House border bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necessary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement t...
06:48, 06/25/2019

All eyes on Lioness Ellen White in battle with USA’s Megan Rapinoe Striker has ‘goggle’ goal celebration depicted in mural in her home town of AylesburyOn Friday morning, with impeccable timing, a new mural appeared at the less salubrious end of Aylesbury’s high street. It depicted Ellen White, the star striker of t...
04:00, 06/30/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
14:32, 05/21/2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoenas for all White House work communications sent via personal email, cellphone The House Oversight Committee had asked the Trump administration about reports that some top White House officials used personal email and encrypted applications to communicate....
16:16, 07/25/2019

Hannity: 'All-out war' going on within the Democratic Party Fox News' Sean Hannity spoke Tuesday about the "all-out war" within the Democratic Party on his television show saying that all Republicans can do is watch while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cotez, D-N.Y., jockey f...
22:48, 07/09/2019

The Democratic Party's Tent Is Too Big At some point this week, the Louisiana House of Representatives will take up and undoubtedly pass a version of a “fetal heartbeat” bill, just another wave of the nonstop offensive we’ve seen from the fundamentalist right against abortion over the pas...
08:16, 05/20/2019

A far-right party just made big gains in eastern Germany days after reports one of its leaders marched with neo-Nazis in 2007 Markus Schreiber/AP Images Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party made big gains in the eastern states of Brandenburg and Saxony in elections Sunday, while Chancellor Angela Merkel's party and its coalition partner just clung on to ...
22:16, 09/02/2019

Thursday's Democratic Debate Draws TV Audience of 18.1 Million NBCUniversal says viewership was highest ever for a Democratic primary debate, but still fell short of audience of 24 million for first Republican debate of 2016 cycle....
16:16, 06/28/2019

'Warren's to lose': who won tonight's Democratic debate? | Panelists Bold ideas on the debate stage in Miami - and an unexpected breakout star. Here’s the verdict from our panelistsGenerously speaking, Democratic presidential candidates tonight spent a little less than 10 minutes after nearly an hour and a half had go...
22:48, 06/26/2019

A Live CNN Drawing Will Determine the Next Democratic Debate Lineups It will have all the excitement of the NBA draft lottery, but with analysis from Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer and less heartbreak for the Knicks....
12:00, 07/18/2019

Marianne Williamson's best moments from Democratic debate – video Marianne Williamson was the most-searched candidate during the live broadcast, according to Google. The New Age author was widely written off as a joke when she entered the Democratic presidential contest and, while she remains a fringe candidate, sh...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Marianne Williamson may not have won the Democratic debate in Detroit, but she did win the internet Sean Rayford/Getty Images Author Marianne Williamson was the most searched candidate in 48 states after the debate, after only commanding search in two states prior to the event, per Google Trends. Williamson also came out on top in terms of most fo...
08:48, 07/31/2019

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A POLITICO analysis has the pair of New York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 cov...
08:16, 06/07/2019

Live Updates Ahead of Tonight’s Democratic Debate Tonight’s lineup will feature 10 candidates including the former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
15:01, 09/12/2019

Democratic debate: 8 key moments from night 2 as rivals went after Biden Night one has Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the middle; night two will center former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala D. Harris....
21:48, 07/31/2019

Trump blasts NBC for technical glitch during Democratic debate After hot-mic technical difficulties brought the 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate to a shocking pause, President Trump blasted NBC, the network hosting the contest, as “truly unprofessional.” Trump made the statement in his second tweet of...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Biden wounded as Democratic tensions boil over at debate For months, the 2020 Democratic campaign seemed mostly placid, even cordial. But tensions over race, gender, age and ideology simmered beneath the surface....
11:32, 06/28/2019

Billionaire Tom Steyer has nearly spent his way to a spot in the third Democratic debate The former hedge fund manager and activist has piled millions into both Facebook and television ads since he entered the presidential race last month....
09:00, 08/13/2019

New poll shows Biden slipping after first Democratic debate Joe Biden may be losing momentum in the 2020 Democratic presidential contest as a new poll shows the former vice president declining in support — and Senator Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren gaining ground. Biden received 22 percent of support from...
14:32, 07/01/2019

Here’s Everything the Candidates Said at Wednesday’s 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate Americans had their very first chance to see a group of 2020 Democratic hopefuls face off Wednesday night as 10 candidates stood on stage together in Miami during the first presidential debate of the long election cycle. A second group of candidates ...
05:48, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record The second debate among Democrats running for U.S. president attracted 18.1 million television viewers across three networks, a record audience for a Democratic primary face-off, NBC News said on Friday....
13:16, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Will sparks fly? Five things to watch at the third Democratic debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in a debate in Houston....
17:49, 09/11/2019

Jimmy Fallon Thinks the Democratic Debate Was a Bit Overcrowded “To qualify, all a candidate needed was to poll at 1 percent or higher,” the “Tonight Show” host said. “That’s it? One percent? I mean, even O.J.’s at 2 percent.”...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Joe Biden struggles to keep his teeth in his mouth during Democratic debate Joe Biden may have been biting off more than he could chew in a bizarre moment during Thursday night’s Democratic debate — which some claimed was his attempt to rein in his falling teeth. The gaffe-prone 76-year-old was asked why voters should ...
12:01, 09/13/2019

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
12:48, 05/30/2019

The September Democratic Debate is a Key Test for an Unsettled Field Set aside the hype and speculation and tweet-driven tizzy. When the leading Democratic candidates for president debate on Thursday night in Houston, it’s worth remembering that much of the party still doesn’t know how they feel about the ...
14:16, 09/11/2019

Billionaire Tom Steyer could split the next Democratic debate into two nights With a midnight deadline drawing near, billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer has a slim chance to force the third round of the Democratic presidential debates to be split into two nights — as some presidential hopefuls have blasted the entry re...
13:00, 08/28/2019

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate draws large TV audience About 15.3 million TV viewers watched Wednesday's debate among Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke and eight other candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for U.S. president, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
12:48, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 2-First U.S. Democratic presidential debate snags big TV audience The first U.S. Democratic presidential debate, a faceoff without the party's frontrunners, hauled in a surprisingly large 15.3 million viewers across three television networks, according to Nielsen estimates released by NBC News on Thursday....
14:00, 06/27/2019

Democratic debate focuses on gun control, trade, healthcare Democratic presidential hopefuls tackled a host of topics, including gun control, healthcare and trade, in the third round of primary debate in Houston Thursday night....
06:16, 09/13/2019

The Trailer: The questions tonight's Democratic debate will answer In this debate day edition: What to look for on the Houston stage, the lessons of North Carolina's urban/rural special election, and polls that will give Democrats even more to worry about....
16:32, 09/12/2019

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issue received just seven minutes in the first two-hou...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Bots reportedly behind #DemDebateSoWhite hashtag during Democratic debate Bot-like accounts pushed the hashtag #DemDebateSoWhite during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, according to a report from social media analytics firm Storyful....
13:16, 07/31/2019

Democratic debate 2019: ABC warns candidates to keep it clean Paging Beto O’Rourke. ABC News warned candidates at Thursday’s Democratic debate in Texas to keep it clean — just weeks after the former Texas congressman dropped an “F bomb” while discussing gun violence in an on-air in...
19:32, 09/12/2019

Harris, Biden set for rematch in night two of second Democratic debate Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris are set to rematch during night two of the second Democratic debates on Wednesday following a contentious first debate last month....
14:16, 07/31/2019

Harris confronts Biden on race during Democratic debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted former Vice President Joe Biden over comments he made about working with pro-segregationists when he was in the U.S. Senate, telling him his comments were personal and hurtful....
22:48, 06/27/2019

McConnell says he was ‘thrilled’ to be frequently mentioned at Democratic debate The 2020 candidates struggled to answer the question of how they would deal with the top Republican if they were president and McConnell remained Senate majority leader....
19:16, 06/27/2019

Democratic debate 2019: CNN’s format blasted on Twitter One thing folks are definitely not voting for is CNN’s debate format. Candidates on stage Tuesday during the 2020 Democratic presidential debate in Detroit were given 60 seconds to answer questions from moderators and 30 seconds for rebuttals a...
04:48, 07/31/2019

After His Democratic Debate Performance, Is Joe Biden the Guy to Beat Trump? The Joe Biden debate performance was uneven, raising questions again about whether the former vice president and 2020 frontrunner is equipped for the race....
07:48, 08/01/2019

Joe Biden denies 'praising racists' at Democratic debate The Obama-era vice president has rejected claims that he commended pro-segregation lawmakers from the civil rights era. One candidate said it was "hurtful" to hear him talk about racist lawmakers in that way....
21:48, 06/27/2019

Tulsi Gabbard was most searched candidate after Democratic debate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard — an Army National Guard veteran who served in Iraq — received the most attention in online searches after Wednesday night’s debate. Gabbard, a longshot candidate in the crowded Democratic contest for the 2020 nomination, was...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Fact-Checking the Candidates From the Third Democratic Presidential Debate Thursday’s night Democratic presidential debate featured all 10 leading candidates on one stage for the first time. Like the previous two debates, however, several candidates made comments that had dubious standing in the facts. These claims in...
22:32, 09/12/2019

Race spurs raw exchanges during second night of Democratic debate The event highlighted fault lines that divide the party even as President Trump’s challengers seek to take on his history of racially divisive rhetoric....
01:16, 06/28/2019

Marianne Williamson had a big night in the Democratic debate. Here are 7 things to know about her. The self-help guru drew some of the loudest applause, exhorting her rivals to focus on the “dark psychic force of the collectivized hatred” brought by President Trump....
10:16, 07/31/2019

Tucson’s Democratic mayoral candidates square off in debate TUCSON — The three Democrats vying to become the party’s nominee for mayor this fall were on stage together at Rincon High School, debating for the first time in this campaign with only two weeks to go before ballots get mailed out. Tucso...
23:32, 07/18/2019

Celebrities react to first night of Democratic debate in Detroit As prominent 2020 Democratic hopefuls took the stage for the first of two debates in Detroit, Mich., outspoken celebrities took to social media to sound off on the political drama that unfolded....
07:48, 07/31/2019

Here’s What the Candidates Said During Thursday’s Dramatic Democratic Presidential Debate Ten Democrats faced off Thursday in the dramatic second night of the 2020 Democratic debate in Miami. Front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden stood center stage alongside high-profile candidates including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Califor...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro qualifies for next Democratic debate Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro has made the cut for September’s third round of Democratic primary debates, meeting polling and fundraising thresholds just a week ahead of the deadline to qualify. Castro hit 2 perce...
14:32, 08/20/2019

First 2020 Democratic primary debate -- Night 1 liveblog Ten Democratic candidates are taking the stage in Miami on Wednesday for the first of a two-night debating extravaganza as the party begins the process of picking its nominee to challenge President Trump....
18:16, 06/26/2019

Here’s Who Shined, Who Stumbled and Who Survived At Wednesday’s Democratic Debate Ten Democratic presidential candidates gathered in Detroit Wednesday for a rowdy debate that underscored the party’s deep divisions. Here are 10 of the top takeaways: 1. This Was the Most Diverse Presidential Debate in American History Wednesda...
04:48, 08/01/2019

At Tonight’s Democratic Debate, Black Voters Will Be the Focus With Joseph R. Biden Jr., Kamala Harris, and Cory Booker all onstage, candidates are likely to make direct appeals to the Democratic Party’s most loyal constituency....
15:48, 07/31/2019

US Democratic debate rivals slug it out over health care Democratic Party candidates vying to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election thrashed out their differences. Front-runner Joe Biden came out fighting amid criticism his policies were too moderate....
23:32, 09/12/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Biden the favored target Democratic front-runner Joe Biden was again the main target of his rivals at the second presidential debate on Wednesday, as many of the nine other candidates on stage took aim at his track record on race, criminal justice, immigration and healthcare...
01:48, 08/01/2019

White House fires back as House Dems mull retaliation over Israel nixing Omar, Tlaib visit The White House on Monday fired back at Democrats amid reports that they may be planning retaliatory moves in Congress against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from en...
12:48, 08/19/2019

House Dem impeachment support gains new momentum Public support among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump is growing despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to halt the effort.More than two dozen Democrats who hadn’t previously taken a position voted Wednesday...
16:48, 07/18/2019

Rare all-white panda with red eyes caught on camera in nature reserve The rare all-white giant panda has red eyes and lacks the usual black fur, the Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan said.        ...
10:48, 05/28/2019

Why AOC is the Taylor Swift of the Democratic Party We should have seen this coming: After less than a year in office, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez already has become the most tediously predictable person in politics. Ocasio-Cortez, the would-be Taylor Swift of the Democratic Party, habitually dismis...
16:16, 07/13/2019

Why the Democratic Party deepfaked its own chairman The Democratic National Committee wanted to demonstrate the potential threat to the 2020 election posed by deepfake videos — clips created with artificial intelligence that can make people appear to do or say things they never did. So the committee c...
15:00, 08/12/2019

The Democratic Party Is Waging a War Against its Very Own Base In chasing a narrow swath of white swing voters, the Democratic party is demobilizing a broader coalition of voters who have delivered blue victories time and time again....
17:16, 05/30/2019

Texas Shooting Brings New Urgency to Gun Debate in Congress After shootings in Dayton and El Paso last month, the issue was already expected to top the agenda when lawmakers return from their recess next week. Now the pressure has intensified....
22:32, 09/01/2019

Biden clashes with Warren and Sanders in lively Democratic debate Healthcare opened up clear differences between frontrunners but Donald Trump was the key target amid a more conciliatory toneConfrontation erupted on the debate stage as energized frontrunner Joe Biden verbally sparred with progressives Elizabeth War...
05:01, 09/13/2019

Protest Over Eric Garner’s Death Disrupts Democratic Debate The protest, aimed at Mayor Bill de Blasio, broke out during Senator Cory Booker’s opening statement. Separate protesters interrupted former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr....
21:16, 07/31/2019

Biden and Harris to square off in Round 2 of Democratic presidential debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris will stage a rematch of last month's explosive debate confrontation during Round 2 on Wednesday, with a re-energized Biden promising a more aggressive approach....
14:48, 07/31/2019

Biden and Harris to square off in Round two of Democratic presidential debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris will stage a rematch of last month's explosive debate confrontation during Round 2 on Wednesday, with a re-energized Biden promising a more aggressive approach....
04:48, 07/31/2019

Michigan Republicans Tune In to Democratic Debate. No Conversions Reported. Scouting out the opposition, Republicans viewing Wednesday’s debate were impressed by Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren and quick to defend President Trump....
10:48, 06/27/2019

An inside look at the insanity of the Spin Room at the first 2020 Democratic debate Carlo Allegri/Reuters There were intense scenes in the Spin Room at the first 2020 Democratic debate in Miami on Wednesday and Thursday. With 20 candidates participating in the debate, the Spin Room was an absolute madhouse. Reporters really had to...
14:48, 06/29/2019

| 'Go easy on me kid': Biden, rivals temper tone at Democratic debate Moderate frontrunner Joe Biden and his 2020 Democratic rivals took the stage ready for a dog fight but began their debate largely with cooler heads prevailing, uniting under a common goal of ousting President Donald Trump....
14:16, 08/01/2019

Am I Wrong To Be Excited That Only 7 People Qualified For September Democratic Debate? After learning so little during Wednesday’s debate, I let out a deep, deep exhale after learning that only seven of the 24 presidential candidates have qualified for the September debate in Houston. The debate has stricter qualifications that must be...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden stands out for all the wrong reasons HOUSTON — Front-running Joe Biden stood out the most in Thursday’s snoozer of a Democratic debate — but for all the wrong reasons as he rambled through responses laden with non-sequiturs about record-players and Danish philosopher Soren Kierkeg...
22:00, 09/12/2019

Colbert on the Democratic debate: let the 'humble background games' begin Late-night hosts sorted through three hours of soundbites and campaign promises from the Democratic presidential debateIn a live show following the three-hour Democratic debate, Stephen Colbert picked through a laundry list of potential water-cooler ...
14:32, 09/13/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Food fights and racial divisions The front-runners of the crowded Democratic presidential contest jostled on Thursday night over issues of race relations and whether the time had come for a new generation of leaders....
22:48, 06/27/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Julian Castro goes on offensive against Biden HOUSTON – Julian Castro went on offense Thursday night and accused Vice President Joe Biden of being forgetful and not living up to the health care aspirations of President Barack Obama. “I’m fulfilling the legacy of Barack Obama, and you...
19:32, 09/12/2019

Trump Offers Deeply Insightful Commentary on Democratic Debate Making good on his threat to live-tweet Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate, President Donald Trump weighed in with some characteristically lofty commentary....
22:48, 06/26/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Beto O’Rourke vows, ‘Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15’ He didn’t used an “F-bomb” — but Beto O’Rourke was emphatic about taking away people’s assault rifles during Thursday night’s Democratic debate. “Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,&#...
19:32, 09/12/2019

Elizabeth Warren's Policy Ideas Dominated the First Democratic Debate Although she didn't talk the most on stage, the Massachusetts senator's bold positions drove the conversation at the first Democratic presidential debate....
11:00, 06/27/2019

The First 2020 Democratic Primary Debate Will Almost Certainly Skip A Key Healthcare Issue Gracyn Robinson is a single mom of three. The 48-year-old worries about putting her kids through school, paying her rent and maintaining her job security as an interior designer for senior centers. But, on top of that already considerable load, she&r...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Biden Defends Obama Legacy After It Was Bruised in Democratic Debate Mr. Biden has used his association with Barack Obama to burnish his candidacy, but in Wednesday’s debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow Democrats....
13:16, 08/01/2019

Tulsi Gabbard tops Google searches after Democratic debate ​Rep. Tulsi Gabbard was the most-searched candidate on Google after Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate. The Democrat from Hawaii beat out the nine other hopefuls she shared the stage with in Detroit — besting former Vice Pre...
08:48, 08/01/2019

The Democratic debate was boring. And centrists were to blame | Bhaskar Sunkara Thursday’s debate was a reminder that the equivocating core of the party has not yet been vanquishedThursday’s debate was difficult to get through, kind of like watching season five of a sitcom you used to like. Scenes are dragging on, characters you...
05:01, 09/13/2019

Stakes high for NBC News ahead of 2-night Democratic debate NEW YORK (AP) — The first Democratic presidential debate isn’t just big for the candidates. NBC News will also be watched closely to see how it performs. The network has been reluctant to reveal details of how it will run the two-night, 20-cand...
22:32, 06/24/2019

Democratic Debate Ratings Exceed NBC’s Expectations, at 15.3 Million Viewers Even 16 months before Election Day, interest in the campaign is intense. Wednesday’s TV audience nearly equaled the record for a Democratic primary debate....
15:16, 06/27/2019

In the debate on healthcare, the Democratic candidates admit Obamacare isn't working Healthcare is clearly the primary topic in this week’s second round of Democratic primary debates, but Obamacare — the crowning jewel of former President Barack Obama’s liberal agenda — seems to be a taboo subject....
04:16, 08/01/2019

US election 2020: highlights from the third Democratic presidential debate – video The candidates gathered in Houston, Texas, for the latest Democratic debate represented the top tier of the large field campaigning for the party’s 2020 nomination. But how did each of them fare during a night of policy cut and thrust, some mutual ad...
05:01, 09/13/2019

US briefing: Democratic debate, Georgia midterms and Reagan's racism Thursday’s top story: Biden targeted by younger, diverse candidates in testy 2020 debate. Plus, why liberals should shoulder the blame for Baltimore’s problemsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with to...
05:16, 08/01/2019

Second 2020 Democratic debate to feature Biden-Harris rematch Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will have the chance for a re-match on the second night of the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit, CNN announced on Thursday....
06:32, 07/19/2019

Harris soars, Biden spirals following Democratic debate: poll California Sen. Kamala Harris nearly tripled her standing in a new Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday compared to one taken earlier this month — and now trails frontrunner Joe Biden by just 2 percentage points. Biden scored his lowest number in a Q pol...
14:16, 07/02/2019

US briefing: Democratic debate, Gilroy shooting and Trump vs Baltimore Tuesday’s top story: Sanders and Warren to face off in second round of 2020 debates. Plus, How Mykonos became a party island for the super-richSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
07:48, 07/30/2019

Sanders and Warren clash with moderates in Democratic debate – video The leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates on Tuesday in a second debate that reflected the party's struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desir...
17:48, 07/31/2019

First 2020 Democratic primary debate -- Night 2 live blog Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg are among the ten Democrats who will take the stage in Miami tonight....
18:48, 06/27/2019

Republican PAC airs ad showing AOC’s face on fire during Democratic debate A Republican-affiliated political action committee aired a controversial TV ad during the Democratic primary debate that showed a picture of freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez burst into flames. The PAC, New Faces GOP, was created by former Calif...
22:00, 09/12/2019

Second 2020 Democratic primary debate -- Night 1 live blog The crowded field of 20 Democrats hoping to take on President Trump in the 2020 election are facing off in the first of two debates in Detroit, Mich. The ten Democratic candidates taking the stage on Tuesday night include Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. ...
15:48, 07/30/2019

Second Democratic Debate Highlights: The Biggest Moments From Night 2 in Detroit Former Vice President Joe Biden took heat from many of his fellow Democratic candidates during night two of the second round 2020 presidential primary debates. Candidates including California Sen. Kamala Harris, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, New York ...
20:48, 07/31/2019

U.S. conservative group to launch attack ads against Biden during Democratic debate Club for Growth, a conservative political group, will launch new attack ads against Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden targeting his past statements about race that will run during his first debate appearance next week....
08:00, 06/22/2019

Democratic 'spiritual' candidate stands out for quirky remarks at debate Self-help guru and presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson raised eyebrows with her Democratic debate performance. Her plan to "harness love" to beat Trump prompted people to dig out some of her older online adages....
06:16, 06/28/2019

Bullock joins second 2020 Democratic debate, rest of candidates the same Governor Steve Bullock of Montana will be the only new face on stage for the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit, the Democratic National Committee said on Wednesday....
18:16, 07/17/2019

Pete Buttigieg says gig workers should be allowed to unionize during Democratic debate Reuters South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said, as president, he would allow gig workers to unionize. "There are people in the gig economy who go through more jobs in a week than my parents went through in their lifetime," Buttigieg said during the de...
08:48, 07/31/2019

Here are the winners and losers of Tuesday's feisty Democratic presidential debate BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit for the latest round of primary debates Tuesday night. Some candidates received significant screen time, while others faded into the background. Top win...
08:48, 07/31/2019

WATCH: Night 2 of 2020 Democratic primary debate begins at 6 p.m.  For the latest NBC News coverage, visit nbcnews.com....
07:48, 06/28/2019

"Go Easy On Me Kid": Joe Biden, Rivals Temper Tone At Democratic Debate Moderate frontrunner Joe Biden and his 2020 Democratic rivals took the stage Wednesday ready for a dog fight but began their debate largely with cooler heads prevailing, uniting under a common goal of......
19:48, 07/31/2019

Trump slams Democratic debate in one-word tweet: ‘BORING!’ President Trump sent his first tweet a little more than half an hour into the Democratic presidential primary debate on Wednesday, and made clear what he thought of the proceeding. “BORING!” Trump tweeted at 9:35 p.m. as Democratic hopefuls — includi...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Here’s Who Has Qualified for the September Democratic Presidential Primary Debate — And Who Hasn’t Could it be possible, all the Democratic presidential primary candidates on the same stage, on the same night? It looks like it will be. On Wednesday, billionaire hedge-fund founder Tom Steyer failed to reach a minimum of 2% in two polls, which woul...
15:00, 08/28/2019

U.S. conservative group to launch attacks ads against Biden during Democratic debate Club for Growth, a conservative political group, will launch new attack ads against Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden targeting his past statements about race that will run during his first debate appearance next week....
03:32, 06/22/2019

NYPD blues to dog Bill de Blasio outside Detroit Democratic debate Hizzoner might be able to leave New York — but not his Big Apple blues. Nearly two dozen NYPD cops will give Mayor Bill de Blasio a police escort he never wanted, demonstrating outside the Detroit, Michigan, venue where he’ll take part Wednesda...
22:48, 07/30/2019

De Blasio discusses talking to biracial son about cops during Democratic debate MIAMI, Fla. — Mayor Bill de Blasio brought up a controversial talk he had with his biracial son, Dante, in his answer to a question at the Democratic debate in Miami on Wednesday night — one that once damaged his relationship with the NYP...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Record Ratings for Democratic Debate as America Tunes In to 2020 Nearly 18.1 million people watched Thursday’s debate on NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, the biggest television audience yet for a Democratic primary debate....
15:16, 06/28/2019

First Democratic debate offers struggling candidates a chance to shine The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will give contenders struggling to break through in the crowded field an opportunity to step out of the shadow cast by front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, who take the stage a day later....
04:16, 06/26/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Time, how to watch, lineup, and moderators T​en of the Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage Thursday evening in Houston for the third debate, with former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren facing off against each other for the first time. What time is the deb...
13:00, 09/12/2019

The case for a special Democratic climate debate | Kate Aronoff Housing, immigration, health – there’s no policy area that won’t be touched by the climate crisis. The Democratic candidates should embrace the challengeTwenty candidates – ten candidates per night – will take the stage during this week’s two-part De...
01:48, 06/25/2019

Trump Tunes Into the Democratic Debate From the G20 Summit to Lob Attack at Rivals President Donald Trump took a moment between meetings with world leaders in Japan to check in on the Democratic debate and lob a Twitter attack at his rivals. “All Democrats just raised their hands for giving millions of illegal aliens unlimite...
03:16, 06/28/2019

CNN Democratic Debate: Candidates Clash on Health Care, Immigration Tonight’s lineup featured 10 candidates including Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind....
20:16, 07/30/2019

Democratic candidates Biden and Harris chafe at debate limits U.S. Democratic presidential rivals Joe Biden and Kamala Harris expressed frustration on Thursday with a debate format they said left them little time to explain their views and led to the combative exchanges featured in the first two debate rounds....
20:48, 08/01/2019

TV Channel Trolls Donald Trump Jr For Post On Democratic Debate During Wednesday night's second Democratic presidential debate, US President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr, tried to crack a joke. Unfortunately, it backfired on him....
11:16, 08/01/2019

High stakes for NBC News ahead of 2-night Democratic debate The 1st 2020 Democratic presidential debate is important not just for politicians getting their initial wide exposure as potential presidents but also for host NBC News...
08:16, 06/25/2019

Tim Ryan Says He Wasn’t Protesting During National Anthem at Democratic Debate (DETROIT) — Democrat Tim Ryan says he didn’t put his hand over his heart when the national anthem was played at Tuesday night’s presidential debate because of “absent-mindedness,” not as a sign of protest. The Ohio congr...
10:48, 07/31/2019

Is a new generation taking over the Democratic party? – podcast Kamala Harris was the big winner of the first round of Democratic party debates in the US. This week, her poll numbers surged and so did donations to her campaign. But as Lauren Gambino in Washington notes, it was bad news for the frontrunners as Joe...
01:16, 07/04/2019

Beto O’Rourke and Julian Castro get into Texas tussle at Dem debate MIAMI, Fla. — Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, who represented El Paso, and ex-HUD Director Julian Castro, a former mayor of San Antonio got into a Texas-sized tussle on immigration Wednesday night at the first Democratic debate. Castro has said he wants t...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port during U.S. presidential debate Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
02:16, 09/13/2019

Climate Protesters Arrested At Texas Port During US Presidential Debate Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
11:32, 09/13/2019

Gov. Greg Abbott in 'tight spot' in gun debate after Texas shootings When Gov. Greg Abbott first convened the new Texas Safety Commission last month after the El Paso shooting, he brought with him a stack of papers and wasted little time directing the media's attention to it....
06:16, 09/04/2019

De Blasio stands up Michigan congresswoman ahead of Democratic debate 2019 DETROIT, Mich. — Punctuality has never been one of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s strong suits — and he proved it yet again here on Tuesday. Hizzoner had been scheduled to appear at a pre-debate event in Detroit with other 2020 Democratic h...
22:48, 07/30/2019

Sanders and Warren defend progressive policies against attacks in U.S. Democratic debate Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offered an unabashed defense of their progressive policies during a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, as their more moderate rivals criticized their proposals as unrealistic and politically untenable....
22:48, 07/30/2019

Celebrities react to the first Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential election Following the first primary debate between the many 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls, outspoken Hollywood celebrities far and wide sounded off on social media about what unfolded....
06:32, 06/27/2019

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 cand...
05:48, 06/27/2019

Biden joins the call for a Democratic candidates’ debate on climate change Many presidential hopefuls say they want a primary debate to focus on climate, and now Biden’s adding his name to the list. But the Democratic Party is resisting....
22:16, 06/11/2019

Barack Obama, silent in Democratic nominating contest, omnipresent in debate Former President Barack Obama was not on the Democratic presidential candidate debate stage on Wednesday night, but he was omnipresent as 2020 hopefuls struggled with attacking the legacy of their party's most popular member....
03:16, 08/01/2019

US briefing: Democratic debate, Trump's wall and California boat fire Friday’s top story: Biden clashes with Warren and Sanders as frontrunners finally share a stage. Plus, the 100 best films of the 21st centurySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential st...
05:01, 09/13/2019

Democratic debate lineup pits Sanders, Warren against moderates: Here's what to watch for Ten presidential contenders, including progressive favorites Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, will face off Tuesday evening in Detroit for the first night of the second Democratic debates....
14:16, 07/30/2019

Warren and Sanders fend off moderate attacks on Medicare for All in Democratic debate Progressive Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren fended off attacks from moderate rivals over Medicare for All in the first night of the second Democratic debates on Tuesday....
18:48, 07/30/2019

Trump ditches start of Democratic debate to greet troops in Alaska President Trump ditched the opening minutes of the first Democratic debate to greet service members in Alaska while Air Force One was refueling. “I had my choice between you and them. And I chose you,” Trump told troops at Elmendorf Air Force Base in...
05:00, 06/27/2019

CNN, New York Times hosting next Democratic primary debate, to be held in Ohio The fourth Democratic presidential primary debate will take place next month in Westerville, Ohio, the Democratic National Committee announced Friday, as candidates fight to qualify for the televised showdown....
17:00, 09/13/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Moderates assail 'impossible' liberal agenda The Democratic Party's two leading progressives came under fire on Tuesday from a debate stage stuffed with moderates who said their "impossible" proposals and "wish-list economics" risked keeping Republican President Donald Trump in the White House ...
22:48, 07/30/2019

Trump renews attacks on intelligence of CNN’s Don Lemon, one of the Democratic debate moderators In tweets, the president called the news anchor “the dumbest man on television” and suggested he was “too dumb” to understand that he should ask fair questions....
10:16, 07/31/2019

Biden clashes with Warren, Sanders on healthcare in Democratic 2020 debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and challenging them to be honest about the cost of their plans....
20:01, 09/12/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Andrew Yang to give out $120K to 10 families HOUSTON, TEXAS – Andrew Yang is trying to attract voters using cold hard cash. At Thursday’s Democratic debate Yang announced that he plans to give $120,000 to 10 families over the next 12 months out of his campaign’s coffers. “When you donate ...
19:32, 09/12/2019

Billionaire Tom Steyer clears hurdle to join U.S. Democratic debate in October U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer, a billionaire environmentalist and political donor, said on Sunday he has qualified to participate in the fourth Democratic debate in October, putting him on stage alongside the leading contenders for ...
14:00, 09/08/2019

Kamala Harris, Joe Biden have heated exchange over race during Democratic debate Sen. Kamala Harris got into a fiery exchange with Joe Biden during Thursday’s Democratic debate concerning recent comments he made about working with segregationists. “I do not believe you are racist,” Harris told the former vice pr...
23:16, 06/27/2019

Harris attacks Biden's record on race in Democratic debate's key moment California senator’s experience of school integration overshadows expected face-off between ex-vice-president and Bernie SandersSecond Democratic debate: as it happenedTen more Democratic presidential candidates clashed in Miami on Thursday night ove...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Trump renews attacks on intelligence of CNN’s Don Lemon, one of the moderators of the Democratic debate In tweets, the president called the news anchor “the dumbest man on television” and suggested he was “too dumb” to understand that he should ask fair questions....
11:16, 07/31/2019

Rachel Maddow, Lester Holt among moderators for first Democratic primary debate NBC News announced on Tuesday that “Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt and MSNBC host Rachel Maddow will be among the moderators for the first Democratic primary debate later this month. Joining them will be “Today” co-anchor Sa...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Marianne Williamson's odd Democratic debate pledge to call New Zealand's PM goes viral Marianne Williamson’s bizarre promise to phone the prime minister of New Zealand as her first act as  the president went viral after the Democratic debate on Thursday....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Democratic debate: candidates fail to grasp centrality of climate crisis The 10 candidates on stage in Miami accurately conveyed the urgency of global heating but missed chances to show how it underlies all key political issuesThe second night of the first Democratic 2020 presidential debates on Thursday demonstrated just...
04:48, 06/28/2019

Democratic debate: Warren and Sanders set to take on Biden as candidates gear up – live The debate will for the first time feature the three frontrunners Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on one stage as 10 candidates face off 12.16am BST We may have an answer to what big, unprecedented surprise Andrew Yang will reveal at t...
16:32, 09/12/2019

Democratic debate: Biden and Warren to face off as 2020 race intensifies Party’s top contenders will appear on a single night as some look for a breakout moment to jumpstart lagging campaignsTen candidates. Three hours. One stage. A Texas showdown. This Thursday, Democratic White House 2020 hopefuls meet for round three o...
06:48, 09/11/2019

Biden details immigration vision ahead of first Democratic 2020 debate Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, called on Monday for making "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the United States as children citizens and investing in border technology....
07:32, 06/24/2019

Biden, Warren to share stage for first time at Democratic presidential debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in a debate in Houston....
06:32, 09/12/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Far-left candidates, moderates tussle with each other — and moderators DETROIT, Mich. — The second round of the Democratic primary debates saw far-left candidates fending off skepticism from their more moderate opponents — when any of them could get a word in edgewise over the moderators. Ten White House hopefuls — just...
04:48, 07/31/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Sanders, Warren win the night as moderates struggle The Democratic Party’s two leading progressive presidential candidates — U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren — easily won the first night of the second round of debates by dominating the discussion and easily countering attacks from ...
04:48, 07/31/2019

Trump campaign shells out on YouTube ad to draw more views than Democratic debate In a strategy to draw attention away from Wednesday's Democratic debate, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign bought out YouTube's "masthead," the leading advertisement on its homepage, Vox reported....
18:16, 06/26/2019

Kamala Harris Has Been Waiting For Her Breakout Moment. Here’s Why It Could Come At the First 2020 Democratic Debate The stakes are high for all of the Democrats in Thursday night’s debate, but perhaps no 2020 candidate has more riding on the outcome than California Sen. Kamala Harris. Harris has failed to capitalize on a strong campaign launch in January th...
17:32, 06/27/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Democrats spar over healthcare, opponent attacks Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders – the trio leading public polling for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination – wasted no time in Thursday's debate clashing over the best way to expand...
20:01, 09/12/2019

Mo Elliethee: Joe Biden won first night of 2020 Democratic presidential debate, though absent Despite being absent from the stage, former Vice President Joe Biden was one of the winners of the first night of 2020 Democratic presidential debates, according to Mo Elleithee....
18:48, 06/27/2019

Democratic debate: Joe Biden tells Kamala Harris to 'go easy on me, kid' – live Biden and Harris square off again after spiky first clashCory Booker interrupted by protesters in opening statement 1.34am BST Joe Biden keeps hammering on the cost of his opponents’ health care plans, arguing that their proposals are fiscally irresp...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Early fireworks quickly fizzle into a snoozefest HOUSTON — A pared-down Democratic field took the debate stage Thursday night in Houston, pitting poll heavyweights like former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren against each other for the first time this cycle — b...
22:00, 09/12/2019

Jesse Watters: CNN Democratic debate lottery a 'gimmick,' Lemon should not moderate CNN's decision to televise a "lottery" to determine lineups for its 2020 Democratic presidential debates later this month is a ratings ploy, according to Jesse Watters....
00:16, 07/10/2019

Andrew Yang's no-tie look sparks social media frenzy during Democratic debate Presidential candidate Andrew Yang stirred up a response on social media during the Democratic debate Thursday night when it was quickly evident he was the only male candidate on stage not wearing a tie. ...
20:32, 06/27/2019

Oprah pal Marianne Williamson finally speaks 30 minutes into Democratic debate Oprah Winfrey pal and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson didn’t get a chance to participate in Thursday’s Democratic debate until about the 30-minute mark — and used her time to blast the government. Williamson, 66, criticized the “...
19:48, 06/27/2019

DNC Chair Perez defends stricter criteria for next Democratic primary debate Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez defended on Sunday the criteria to qualify for the party’s next presidential primary debate, calling it a “fair bar” for the White House hopefuls to meet....
10:00, 09/08/2019

The One With Elizabeth Warren: Splinter's 2020 Democratic Debate Live Blog The day you’ve all been waiting for is here. Kind of. Well, probably not. That’s tomorrow night. But hey, you’re here so you might as well stick around!...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Royals-White Sox Beef Gains New Life As Pitcher Tossed For Hitting Tim Anderson In The Head The beef between White Sox shortstop and good bat-flipper Tim Anderson and the Kansas City Royals reared its ugly head again Wednesday night, when Anderson was plunked in the helmet in the second inning by Royals starter Glenn Sparkman. In an effort ...
08:16, 05/30/2019

The massive split in the Democratic Party is on full display The stark ideological divide within the Democratic Party was on full display during the second debate Tuesday night in Detroit, as the party's moderate candidates repeatedly tangled with front-runners Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, descri...
06:48, 07/31/2019

Liz Cheney: Pelosi-AOC dispute indicates 'unraveling' of the Democratic Party Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y., and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest disagreement is indicative of the Democratic Party's drastic shift to the left, according to Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo....
17:16, 07/11/2019

Some Arizona Democratic Party members say Sinema is not progressive enough TUCSON —  Some members of Arizona’s Democratic Party say their Democratic U.S. Senator isn’t progressive enough. And now, they want to take action. “We want to let her know that we want her to vote like a Democrat,” said...
01:32, 09/19/2019

The Democratic Party Does a Lousy Job Protecting Black Women “Why are you wearing all black?” I asked my friend, noticing her wearing a long sleeve black shirt, black jeans and black sneakers in the 1,000-degree Arizona heat despite being in an air-conditioned convention hall....
17:16, 06/05/2019

A Former Democratic Senator Has a Warning for Her Party Ahead of 2020 A senator who lost re-election in 2018 is using her leftover campaign funds to push her fellow Democrats to reconnect with rural voters, arguing that they risk letting President Donald Trump win a second term if they don’t. On Thursday, former ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Isaiah Washington Leaves the Democratic Party. No One Cares Noted thespian, Obama critic and advocate for deregulating murder, Isaiah Washington sent progressive political supporters into a state of not-giving-a-fuck today when he told a Fox News wrestler that he was leaving the Democratic Party....
16:48, 09/04/2019

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port ahead of U.S. presidential debate Police on Thursday arrested Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
18:00, 09/12/2019

Harris wins, Buttigieg talks police shooting: Five Democratic debate takeaways Four hours and 20 candidates later, the Democrats completed their first round of presidential primary debates on Thursday night. Before millions of viewers, the candidates took aim at President Donald Trump and also at each other on some key policie...
11:32, 06/28/2019

Biden attacks Warren, Sanders over cost of healthcare plans in Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be honest about the cost of their plans....
02:49, 09/13/2019

Democratic Debate 2019 Live Updates: A High-Speed and Spirited Contest The candidates on stage tonight are Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell....
19:16, 06/27/2019

O'Rourke struggles, Castro emerges and Warren avoids trouble in Democratic debate Ten Democrats took the stage in the first Democratic debate of the 2020 U.S. election campaign on Wednesday night, each trying to introduce themselves to millions of voters who will decide whether they should be president....
23:32, 06/26/2019

Democratic candidates debate: Sanders, Harris and Biden will spar in two-night event NBC announces pairings for debates later this month, the first of the 2020 presidential campaign seasonThe first 2020 presidential debate will be divided into two nights later this month, with senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker going up agains...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Kamala Harris releases healthcare policy plan days before Democratic debate U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Monday released a "Medicare for All" proposal ahead of a second debate for Democratic presidential candidates, when their differing approaches to healthcare insurance policy are expected to feature prominently....
00:48, 07/30/2019

Biden, Warren clash on healthcare in early minutes of Democratic 2020 debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren clashed on their healthcare plans during the opening minutes of a debate on Thursday, with Biden quickly criticizing Warren's call for a Medicare for All approach....
18:00, 09/12/2019

‘Adios to Donald Trump.’ Democratic Candidates Address Voters in Spanish in First Debate Some Democratic presidential candidates leaned on their Spanish language skills during the first Democratic primary debate on Wednesday. The debate, which aired on NBC and MSNBC, was also broadcast on Telemundo platforms, making it the first Spanish-...
05:48, 06/27/2019

Jesse Watters: Democratic debate lineups put Elizabeth Warren in unique spot Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., appears to be the only top-tier Democratic candidate featured on the first of the two-night debates, according to Jesse Watters....
15:48, 06/14/2019

MSNBC is both a news channel and face of the Resistance. How will that impact the Democratic primary debate? “This is a channel that’s just figuring out how to exist as a news organization that is also a potential arbiter of a presidential race,” said one senior NBC staffer....
14:32, 06/22/2019

Four hours of debate scrambles the Democratic presidential field, exposing Joe Biden’s vulnerabilities Candidates who had searched for momentum, including Sen. Kamala D. Harris of California and former San Antonio mayor Julián Castro, rose over two debate sessions....
05:32, 06/28/2019

Democratic national committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on the climate crisis, voting down a resolution that wo...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Protesters shout ‘Fire Pantaleo’ at de Blasio, Booker DETROIT, Mich. — Hecklers shouting “Fire Pantaleo” interrupted both Mayor Bill de Blasio and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate. One protester could be heard chiming in during de Blasio̵...
01:16, 08/01/2019

Democratic debate 2019: De Blasio’s night full of cringe-worthy moments Mayor de Blasio was heckled and hammered at the debate on a slew of issues plaguing New York City — and tried to wriggle out of the hot seat by shifting blame and giving half-answers. On the Eric Garner case: A group of about 10 people shouting “Fire...
01:16, 08/01/2019

Democratic debate: Biden on back foot as rivals attack his record – live Booker says Biden’s criminal justice proposals ‘inadequate’Ex-vice-president criticized over healthcare and immigration 3.31am BST Tonight’s debate has followed the pattern established last night of running long. It was originally set to end at 10:30...
19:48, 07/31/2019

Biden faces fierce attacks, fights back in combative Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden came under heavy fire over healthcare, immigration and criminal justice reform on Wednesday, but fought back against a stage full of rivals eager to knock him off his perch during a contentious debate....
01:48, 08/01/2019

Second Democratic Debate Live Coverage: Kamala Harris, Joe Biden Face Off in Detroit It’s night two of the second Democratic debate of the 2020 presidential primary. And it will also be round two for the match-up between frontrunner Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris. The former vice president and Harris will be at the center of ...
14:16, 07/31/2019

Rachel Maddow, Chuck Todd and Lester Holt Among Moderators of First Democratic Debate The moderators may be set, but the candidates are not: The Democratic Party has not yet said which 20 presidential contenders will appear on June 26 and 27....
06:16, 06/11/2019

Pelosi flexes muscle over party in impeachment debate, but ‘dam’ could collapse House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has wielded her power to quash a faction of Democrats rallying for President Trump’s impeachment, but frustrated members within the party say the president is one misstep away from “that dam collapsing,” according to a Sund...
00:16, 06/17/2019

Texas sheriff: Brother kills sister, self at party A Texas sheriff says a brother fatally shot his sister and wounded three others before killing himself at a housewarming party. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to the home late Wednesday night. (July 4)  ...
14:16, 07/04/2019

The Democratic Party should adopt the Tulsi Gabbard stance on abortion Tulsi Gabbard is an outlier. Running in a race stacked against her, the Hawaii congresswoman is a singular figure who doesn’t fit neatly into any one ideology, not even within her own party. She’s firmly anti-war in all of its forms (including the wa...
15:00, 09/10/2019

Democratic Party’s network security still lags behind GOP, researchers find Enlarge / The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has improved its information security since 2016, but it still has some weaknesses that could be exploited by attackers, researchers at SecurityScorecard found. The Republican National Committee is st...
16:00, 05/22/2019

The Democratic Party’s future is at stake in state legislative races This is the last election cycle before redistricting could lock them out of control of state legislatures and some congressional seats for another decade....
14:00, 08/14/2019

Elizabeth Warren Stands Out at New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention Ms. Warren got the most enthusiastic response of the 19 candidates who appeared Saturday. Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Cory Booker also attracted particularly energetic support....
13:16, 09/07/2019

Bernie: Pelosi too tough on AOC’s squad, says they are ‘the future of the Democratic party’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., weighed in on the infighting that has been going on in the Democratic party, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi trading barbs with freshman representatives led by New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
10:48, 07/14/2019

For All the Talk of a Tea Party of the Left, Moderates Emerge as a Democratic Power Liberals like Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may get the attention, but a group of moderate Democrats in the House are proving more adept at wielding power....
09:32, 06/30/2019

Ari Fleischer: The Democratic agenda is putting the party in jeopardy for 2020 A liberal Democratic agenda is putting the party in danger of losing the 2020 presidential election, former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer said Friday....
17:00, 09/13/2019

U.S. Democratic Party donor Ed Buck charged with running drug den Prominent California Democratic Party donor Edward Buck has been charged with operating a drug den after injecting a man with methamphetamine in his West Hollywood home where two other men previously died of apparent overdoses, prosecutors said....
08:48, 09/19/2019

Nearly 1 in 3 Young Black People Say the Democratic Party Doesn’t Care About Them Young black people are more likely than their peers to consider themselves Democrats—and “strong Democrats” at that—but nearly a third of them believe the Democratic Party doesn’t care about them, according to a recent poll....
14:48, 08/01/2019

Democratic Party fundraising off mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton The Democratic National Committee is fundraising off the weekend's tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, seeking donations for the fight to "prevent gun violence and save lives."...
15:16, 08/05/2019

29 dead in less than 24 hours: Shootings in Texas and Ohio spark debate on guns and racism Americans barely had time to process the scale of the tragedy on the nation's southwestern border when violence struck another community, more than a thousand miles away from El Paso in the Midwest....
19:16, 08/04/2019

We Feel Dead Inside: Splinter's 2020 Democratic Debate Live Blog (Night 2!) Last night, we got our first real glimpse of the 2020 Democratic field. Tonight we get a second glimpse at even more of the 2020 Democratic field! (In case you haven’t heard, it’s a big ass field.)...
18:48, 06/27/2019

Kamala Harris confronts Joe Biden over his civil rights record during Democratic debate – video California senator Kamala Harris confronted former vice president Joe Biden over his civil rights record during the second Democratic debate. “I do not believe you are a racist,” Harris said, looking directly at the former vice-president. “But, it is...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Cuomo aide rips de Blasio for touting $15 minimum wage DETROIT, Mich. — Mayor Bill de Blasio touted New York’s $15 minimum wage during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate — but a top aide for Gov. Andrew Cuomo wasn’t going to let him steal all the glory. “When I became the mayor o...
01:16, 08/01/2019

President Trump Made a Live Speech During the Democratic Debate. The Networks Didn’t Bite President Donald Trump made a speech to House Republicans in Baltimore at the same time as the third Democratic debate. But viewers watching cable at home didn’t see that. While ABC ran the Democratic debate, none of the other major networks ca...
20:32, 09/12/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden’s ‘record player’ gaffe draws laughs on Twitter It’s going to take a lot for Joe Biden to scratch this jeer-worthy comment from the record. The former Vice President was teased on Twitter during Thursday night’s democratic debate for answering a question about racial inequality in scho...
22:00, 09/12/2019

Democratic debate: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris focus on Trump, immigration The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in on a number of issues in their first debate Thursday night, taking aim at President Donald Trump and issues like immigration and healthcare....
07:32, 06/28/2019

Joe Biden fires back at Booker, Harris with sharp criticism ahead of Democratic debate Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday previewed sharp new lines of attack on two of his Democratic 2020 rivals, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and California Sen. Kamala Harris, one week ahead of an anticipated debate-stage showdown....
17:48, 07/24/2019

Democratic debate: The climate change plan that got buried by last night's Biden-Harris bickering Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he is the Democratic Party's climate change candidate. Polls show that Americans, especially younger Americans, rate climate change as a key issue. But it gets relatively little headline play in debate coverage....
09:48, 08/01/2019

Democratic debate: climate crisis finally addressed as candidates urge action – live The 10 candidates on stage in Houston offered varied approaches to climate, as well as tackling, gun control and healthcare 3.48am BST The debate has concluded – about 15 minutes earlier than expected, but this blogger is not complaining.We’ll have m...
20:01, 09/12/2019

Andrew Yang bemoans third Democratic debate date, time: 'Football fans vote too' Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang may have hit upon one issue for which he's sure to get bipartisan support: Thursday nights in the fall are for football – not debates....
15:01, 09/12/2019

Kamala Harris had her biggest day of fundraising after attacking Joe Biden's record on race during the Democratic debate Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Kamala Harris, a California Democrat, announced that her campaign had its best-ever day of fundraising, raking in $2 million in the 24 hours following Thursday night's Democratic debate in Miami. The donations came fr...
14:48, 06/29/2019

Trevor Noah critiques debate attacks on Biden, Harris and warns against Democratic infighting “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah shared some unabashed thoughts about the second night of debates in Detroit among the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls. ...
10:48, 08/01/2019

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren team up to fight off attacks in latest Democratic TV debate Leading Democrats Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren came under fire from their party rivals as the latest TV debate exposed the deep rift between the progressive and moderate wings over how to take on Donald Trump in next year's presidential electi...
01:48, 07/31/2019

2020 Democratic Debate Live Updates: Biden, Sanders, Harris and More Take the Stage on Night 2 Former Vice President Joe Biden will face the first big test of his presidential campaign as he fends off attacks from nine other candidates on the debate stage in Miami. On the second of a two-night debate, the Democratic frontrunner will be up agai...
17:32, 06/27/2019

Rachel Maddow, Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie to Moderate First Democratic Presidential Debate (NEW YORK) — Lester Holt and four of his NBC News colleagues will share moderating duties for the first debate of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders. The debate, shown on NBC News networks, will unfold over two nights in Miami on June 26 a...
12:32, 06/11/2019

With Democratic debate deadline looming, two polls show no bump for bottom-tier candidates Two national opinion polls of the 21 Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination released on Wednesday did not show any of the candidates at the back of the crowded pack picking up enough support to qualify for the next debate in S...
14:32, 08/28/2019

Houston Rap Legend Scarface Running for Houston City Council After spending the past 30-plus years as your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, rap legend Scarface is putting down the mic to run for Houston city council....
20:48, 06/10/2019

Texas and Ohio shootings: Democratic presidential candidates blast NRA and Donald Trump Democratic presidential candidates have hit out at US President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association amid two horrific mass shootings in the country....
03:48, 08/04/2019

Iowa Democratic Party Scraps Plan to Allow Virtual Voting in Caucuses The Iowa Democratic Party said it would drop its plans to allow virtual voting in the state’s presidential caucuses after the party’s national committee raised security concerns....
06:00, 08/31/2019

Turkish Democratic Left Party candidate withdraws from Istanbul poll An opposition candidate announced on Sunday he was withdrawing from next month's rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul, in a move likely to aid the man who was declared the winner when the vote was initially held in March....
10:00, 05/12/2019

How much would a wealth tax really raise? Dueling economists reflect new split in Democratic party The wealth tax proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren has sparked a fierce — and increasingly personal — debate between the party's traditional academic elite and the darlings of the new left....
13:32, 07/10/2019

CNN panel: Mainstream media is 'helping' shift Democratic Party to the left A CNN panel seemingly reached a consensus that the mainstream media is "helping" shift the Democratic Party toward the left following former Vice President Joe Biden's abandoning his support for the Hyde Amendment. ...
17:00, 06/10/2019

AOC reshapes Democratic Party from 'safe district,' Peggy Noonan writes Peggy Noonan, the Wall Street Journal columnist, penned a column published Thursday that examined Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's influence and effort to shape the Democratic Party -- and call out moderates-- from a "completely safe district."...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Biden knocks AOC wing of Democratic Party, warns voters are not ‘way left’ Former Vice President Joe Biden, in an interview aired Friday, took a swing at the far-left wing of the Democratic Party, warning that the majority of Democrats are not “way left” and that moderate Democrats are more electable in general elections. ...
11:48, 07/05/2019

'Patience Is Not a Virtue': Ryan Grim on We've Got People and the Modern Democratic Party As a longtime reporter in Washington, Ryan Grim saw the promise of the Obama administration for progressives soon turn to bitter disappointment....
08:16, 06/06/2019

United Democratic Party President Elected Meghalaya Assembly Speaker United Democratic Party president Metbah Lyngdoh was on Friday elected Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, after he defeated lone rival of the Congress, Winnerson D Sangma....
10:17, 09/13/2019

The Democratic party must control the debates – or they play into Trump's hands | Cas Mudde The debates have been treasure troves for the Trump campaign, who barely have to do their own opposition research – the Democrats are doing it for themThe second round of Democratic debates is over and, unsurprisingly, we are not much wiser about who...
17:48, 08/03/2019

Democratic National Committee votes against allowing 2020 candidates to participate in climate change debate Democratic National Committee members on Saturday voted down a resolution that would have resulted in single-issue debates among candidates -- including on the issue of the climate crisis....
08:00, 08/26/2019