Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he is running for president, telling supporters that Democrats must not only unite to defeat Donald Trump in 2020, but finally combat the systemic economic and racial injustice he says has deeply wounded the country.
President Donald Trump criticized California and 15 states that filed a lawsuit on Feb. 19 challenging his declaration of national emergency on the Mexico border. He compared his border wall to high speed rail.
Local GOP leaders conducted an autopsy of the election that sent 11-term Republican House member Pete Sessions packing. They say they need someone who can expand their reach with new voters, while reconnecting with former Republicans who’ve abandoned them.
Here are updates on North Carolina Board of Elections hearing on November 2018 general midterm election & vote fraud allegations in 9th District race between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready.
President Trump declared a national emergency to unlock funds for a border wall that he couldn’t get from Congress. Those Republicans supporting the move didn’t approve when President Obama used his executive power to act on immigration in 2014.
The state board of elections will decide what happens next in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. The results of the 2018 election between Mark Harris and Dan McCready have not been certified.
Former North Carolina Congressman Mel Watt, who served as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, misued his position by trying to ‘coerce’ a subordinate, according to Inspector General report.
The Collective PAC is planning an effort to ensure a diverse 2020 Democratic presidential ticket. The group plans to seek pledges from convention delegates and hopes to host a South Carolina primary forum.
The House Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee on elections will hold a field hearing in Halifax. Democrats are interested in rewriting part of the Voting Rights Act to comply with a Supreme Court ruling.
Lawyers for Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley have asked a Cole County judge to quash a subpoena that would require him to answer questions under oath about allegations he violated open records law as attorney general.
Sen. Josh Hawley was one of 16 senators Thursday to reject a bipartisan border security bill that’s intended to keep the federal government open through September after the longest shutdown in U.S. history.
Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand, Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker voted against a bill that avoids a government shutdown. All four are Democrats who plan to run for president in 2020 against Donald Trump.
Nearly three and a half years after the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston, S.C., the U.S. House could soon pass legislation that closes a loophole that allowed the shooter to unlawfully buy his gun.
The Republican 2020 strategy in congressional elections: Paint Democrats are beholden to the far left. GOP strategists are gleefully attacking the “Green New Deal,” laws on late-term abortion and immigration.