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democrats see a path to salvation in the sunbelt — and newt gingrich's backyard


as political activists around the nation watched democrats bicker in atlanta last weekend over who should take the party’s helm, a less noticed drama got underway in the nearby suburbs, one that ultimately may signal whether the party can emerge from its funk. georgia democrats, who have been getting...






seven democrats to watch in washington


without an incumbent president or a party chairman (yet), it's a new era for democrats -- and here are the voices with the most sway in the party






as party rebuilds, democrats seek a new dnc leader


democrats are beginning the process of rebuilding their party by choosing a new national chairman charged with turning widespread opposition to president donald trump into more election victories.






democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 26, 2017, 7:43 a.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: trump says he won't go to annual white house correspondents' dinner democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of...






democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 26, 2017, 9:06 a.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: trump says he won't go to annual white house correspondents' dinner democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of...






democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 25, 2017, 2:23 p.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of the political wilderness trump complains that media has not noticed...






democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 25, 2017, 2:39 p.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of the political wilderness trump complains that media has not noticed...






democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 25, 2017, 4 p.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: trump says he won't go to annual white house correspondents' dinner democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of the...






l.a. mayor eric garcetti goes to wisconsin to rally democrats


los angeles mayor eric garcetti says he came to wisconsin to send a message that democrats must fight everywhere, not just where they live. garcetti spoke friday at the wisconsin democratic party convention outside the state capital in madison. he is considered a rising star in the party. “democrats...






timothy sini gets democrats' nod for suffolk district attorney


suffolk democrats thursday named county police commissioner timothy sini as the party's choice for suffolk district attorney, the candidate party chairman richard schaffer says "presents the best chance" of getting minor party cross-endorsements for the race.






democrats have a new and surprising weapon on capitol hill: power


democrats in congress have a new and somewhat surprising tool at their disposal in the era of one-party republican rule in president donald trump's washington: power. it turns out that republicans need the minority party to help them avoid a government shutdown at the end of april, when the current...






democrats elect tom perez as party chairman


democrats elected former labor secretary tom perez as their new national chairman on saturday over a liberal minnesota congressman after a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to president donald trump.






timothy sini gets democrats' nod for suffolk district attorney


suffolk democrats thursday named suffolk police commissioner timothy sini as the party's choice for suffolk district attorney, the candidate party chairman richard schaffer says "presents the best chance" of getting minor party cross-endorsements for the race.






democrats to pick chairman to lead party against trump and the gop


after a brutal election loss in november, democrats will choose a new leader on saturday to begin the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the political opposition to republican president donald trump. the 447 members of the democratic national committee, the administrative and fundrais...






democrats elect perez party chairman on second ballot


democrats elected former labor secretary tom perez as their new national chairman on saturday over a liberal minnesota congressman after a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to president donald trump.






political road map: democrats not only dominate california elections, the party


as california democrats wrap up their weekend convention, progressive activists have said loudly and clearly that they want big money out of politics — a position that’s been in the state party’s official platform for years. and yet, the rhetoric is at odds with reality: since 2000, the california...






former labor secretary tom perez named democratic party leader


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 25, 2017, 2:39 p.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of the political wilderness trump complains that media has not noticed...






former labor secretary tom perez named democratic party leader


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 25, 2017, 4 p.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: trump says he won't go to annual white house correspondents' dinner democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of the...






green party joins alliance with new democrats for minority government in british


the alliance may be setting the stage for a leadership battle in the pacific coast province between the new democrats and b.c. premier christy clark, of the liberal party.






how much trouble is nancy pelosi worth for democrats?


this article originally appeared on the conversation. democrats in congress are struggling to keep up a unified front. as the minority party, democrats have spent the past six months standing by, mostly powerless, as president donald trump has made haphazard progress toward dismantling many of forme...






progressives warn democrats: vote against neil gorsuch, will make ‘the entire pa


the progressive change campaign committee (pccc) has issued a statement/warning to democrats: vote against neil gorsuch or else. “it is clear that democrats have no excuse for voting for gorusch and his horrific judicial record of siding with big corporations over working families. the grassroots will be watching to see if democrats have the backbone necessary […]






democrats are now the party of ‘no.’ is that enough to win back the country?


after three months wandering in a post-election wilderness, democrats in washington are coalescing around a new mission, courtesy of president trump: “resist.” that’s the one-word slogan progressives began using after trump’s election, but even establishment democrats have begun to take it up. ...






democrats must overhaul party and attack big business: bernie sanders


former u.s. democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders on sunday urged a major overhaul of his party, calling for more aggressive efforts to court working-class voters and fight big businesses from wall street to the pharmaceutical sector. sanders, who spoke a day after democrats chose tom per...






whose news is fake? here's the latest in trump's war with the press


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 26, 2017, 9:06 a.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: trump says he won't go to annual white house correspondents' dinner democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of...






ossoff loss underscores left’s fissures in trump era


democrats continued their special election losing streak on tuesday as one of the party’s bright hopes, jon ossoff, lost his bid for a suburban atlanta congressional seat long held by republicans—a painful defeat that highlights deep fissures in the party. democrats have lost every special congressi...






crucial group of americans like trump's stands, not him, poll finds


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 26, 2017, 9:06 a.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: trump says he won't go to annual white house correspondents' dinner democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of...






italy's democrats scramble to keep party together


leaders of italy's ruling democratic party are scrambling to keep the party together, with former premier romano prodi warning that a threatened schism would be political "suicide" if italy wants to stem the advances of populist forces in upcoming elections.






crucial group of americans likes trump's stands but not him, poll finds


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 26, 2017, 7:43 a.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: trump says he won't go to annual white house correspondents' dinner democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of...






should democrats resist trump or learn to pick their battles?


to the editor: doyle mcmanus’ essay is an exercise in pre-president trump analysis. the democrats don’t have a clear message other than resistance, mcmanus complains, as though jawboning about five-point plans didn’t lose them congress and the white house. (“democrats are now the party of ‘no.’...






sen. paul ryan tries to avoid defections on health bill


republicans' first attempt at a replacement for the democrats' health-care law was panned by enough members of the party to cast real doubt on whether repeal would ever pass. now, the party has given itself just a few days to come up with a bill the party can unite behind.






trump to washington reporters: not going to your dinner


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 25, 2017, 2:39 p.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of the political wilderness trump complains that media has not noticed...






trump appears to think perez at head of democratic national committee is good ne


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 25, 2017, 4 p.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: trump says he won't go to annual white house correspondents' dinner democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of the...






trump chastises media for not reporting minor dip in national debt


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 25, 2017, 2:23 p.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of the political wilderness trump complains that media has not noticed...






trump chastises media for not reporting minor dip in national debt


democrats pick liberal stalwart tom perez to lead the party feb. 25, 2017, 2:39 p.m. a look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington: democrats pick former labor secretary tom perez to lead the party out of the political wilderness trump complains that media has not noticed...






as party rebuilds, democrats seek a new dnc leader


atlanta (ap) — democrats are beginning the process of rebuilding their party by choosing a new national chairman charged with turning widespread opposition to president donald trump into more election victories. with the outcome of saturday’s vote uncertain, former labor secretary tom perez and minnesota rep. keith ellison are making a final push to cajole […]






germany’s social democrats elect schulz as merkel challenger


berlin (ap) — germany’s center-left social democratic party unanimously elected martin schulz on sunday as the party’s top candidate to challenge chancellor angela merkel in the country’s upcoming general election. party leaders had unexpectedly nominated schulz in january after long-time chairman sigmar gabriel stepped aside. since then, the social democrats have enjoyed a surge in […]






democrats must overhaul party and attack big business: bernie sanders


former u.s. democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders on sunday urged a major overhaul of his party, calling for more aggressive efforts to court working-class voters and fight big businesses from wall street to the pharmaceutical sector. sanders, who spoke a day after democrats chose tom perez, a veteran of former president barack obama’s administration, as […]






omaha mayor election a symbol for democrats


omaha, nebraska (ap) — voters in omaha are not just deciding the city’s mayor tuesday, but whether a democrat who opposes abortion rights can give the party some hope in the conservative heartland. democrats around the country have focused on their party’s candidate heath mello, some looking to the 37-year-old former state senator as an […]






as party rebuilds, democrats seek a new dnc leader


atlanta (ap) — democrats are beginning the process of rebuilding their party by choosing a new national chairman charged with turning widespread opposition to president donald trump into more election victories. with the outcome of saturday’s vote uncertain, former labor secretary tom perez and minnesota rep. keith ellison made a final push friday to cajole […]






black vote is key in georgia house race — but can democrats energize it?


as democrats seek to win the hotly contested house race in this longtime gop stronghold, one of their toughest and most urgent challenges has become energizing black voters who have gone lukewarm on the party nationally. even in a race where democrats have more money to spend than in any house...






pence hosed east chicago on his way to washington


as he packed his bags for his new job in washington last month, vice president mike pence hurled one last insult at a lake county city.saying east chicago already was getting enough help, the former gop governor rejected mayor anthony copeland's request for a federal disaster declaration to aid...