The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its rival, the Republican Party. Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison's Democratic-Republican Party, the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party.
Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into.. Reuters - Published
Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, while India banned the sale..
Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday stoutly defended his former boss and lashed out at Democrats during testimony to a U.S. congressional..
Democrat Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign in April. The core of Biden's constituency are blue-collar voters. There are signs of cracks in Biden's support. More than a dozen current..
There are over twenty candidates vying for the Democratic Nomination for President. According to Politico, Democratic voters in early states are hoping one will emerge as the front runner. Early-state..
Senator Cory Booker urged the audience at the Congressional Black Caucus Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C. to push for action on gun control because he says more Americans die in gun violence..
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says all Americans, regardless of party, want to do the right thing and change the law so that 40,000 do not die from gun violence each year. Rough Cut..
Opposition is growing against Democratic efforts towards universal background checks for guns. According to Politico, Dems are afraid they're running out of time to influence President Donald Trump. So..
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke made it clear where he stands on gun control. During th Dmocratic presidential debate he said he would confiscate assault-style weapons from Americans...
Democratic presidential candidates gathered in the spin room after meeting in their third debate in Houston, Texas on Thursday (September 12), which saw some candidates taking shots at front-runner Joe..
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday ahead of the Democratic debate in Houston, Texas that the eventual Democratic presidential nominee will likely be one of either Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren..
A prominent Democratic donor is accused of running a drug den out of his Southern California home. Ed Buck is being held on $4 million bail after his arrest overnight. Two men have died in his West.. CBS News - Published
Democratic presidential hopefuls rallied union members in Philadelphia on Tuesday, as they try to take back the battleground state of Pennsylvania in 2020. CBS News political unit associate producer.. CBS News - Published
New York became the second state to ban flavored e-cigarettes on Tuesday after its Democratic governor called for emergency action in response to concerns about their rising use among teens and a.. Reuters - Published
At a rally Monday night in New York City, Senator Elizabeth Warren told Democratic voters they can't back a candidate they don't believe in because they're scared of President Trump. CBSN political.. CBS News - Published
Representative Karen Bass, a Democrat of California, pressed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on why he didn't want to leave a "paper trail" of his meeting with then-Attorney General.. CBS News - Published
President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the.. Reuters - Published
Democrats' first hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation quickly turned sour on Tuesday as their sole witness, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, refused to answer.. USATODAY.com - Published
Democratic Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley is introducing a resolution calling for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, after a report of additional allegations of sexual.. CBS News - Published
2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang is touting recent fundraising success following the announcement of his Freedom Dividend pilot program in last week's debate. CBS News 2020 campaign.. CBS News - Published
Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren is vowing to tackle corruption in Washington. She held a big rally at Washington Square Park in New York City Monday night. CBSN political.. CBS News - Published
He is a witness to possible obstruction of justice. But when he goes before Democrats’ impeachment investigation, Mr. Lewandowski’s fierce loyalty to President Trump will also be front and center. NYTimes.com - Published
The progressive congresswoman’s endorsement of Marie Newman, who is seeking to oust the conservative-leaning Representative Daniel Lipinski, reflects a careful political calculus. NYTimes.com - Published
Four 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls participated in the biennial Galivants Ferry Stump. The 134-year tradition hosted candidates for the first time on Monday. CBS News 2020 campaign reporter.. CBS News - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats for using "poorly sourced allegations" against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joins Elaine.. CBS News - Published
Beto O'Rourke responded to criticism about his remarks on his gun control plan, saying of Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell pretending to be interested, "sh--, that is not enough."
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The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating President Donald Trump, signaling that calls by some.. Reuters - Published
Con Edison and eight other U.S. utilities mostly from Democratic-led states have filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants, which replaces a.. Reuters - Published
Speaking at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on the anniversary of the 1963 bombing that killed four young girls, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden talked about the.. CBS News - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
The Galivants Ferry Stump speaking event in South Carolina has been held every two years for at least 143 years. Now, for the first time, it will host Democratic presidential candidates. NYTimes.com - Published
At least five Democrats running for president say Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be impeached over the latest sexual misconduct allegations from his college years. A new book on Kavanaugh.. CBS News - Published
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed a major rewrite of U.S. laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at restricting corporate influence and rooting out.. Reuters - Published
The 2020 Democratic candidates have one major goal for Afghanistan: Get out. They are struggling to differentiate themselves from a president they say has a feckless, isolationist view of American.. NYTimes.com - Published
Presidential candidate Julian Castro defended his attack on former Vice President Joe Biden in the third Democratic primary debate. Meanwhile, the Trump administration must respond to air strikes on.. CBS News - Published