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6 Republicans, 4 Democrats try for Rep. Farenthold's soon empty seat

Six candidates — including campaign fundraising front-runners Bech Bruun and Michael Cloud — want to keep the district Republican even though a federal...

Trump Blames Democrats For Failing to Pass Gun Control Laws Under Obama: ‘Didn’t Want...

In response to the mass shooting that took place on Wednesday...

Pelosi keynotes Houston Democrats annual fundraiser, Hillary phones it in

I thought the sky was a little darker than usual Friday night as the rain fell. Sure enough, I learned that House Minority...

In first forum, Democrats vying to face Comstock talk guns, how to win

FREDERICK COUNTY, Va. — Tighten gun laws. Reform campaign finance laws. Increase the minimum wage. Seven of the Democrats running to...

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Train wreck a-comin'

The Democratic Party had a good midterm last month, by any reckoning. Interestingly, Republican turnout (51 million House votes) was much higher ... Read full...

Democrats And Their War On The Secret Ballot

The secret ballot hasn’t always been a staple of American politics, but it was wisely instituted by most states around the 1890s as...

Beto O’Rourke poses growing threat to fellow Democrats with 2020 hopes | US news

Rarely has a candidate lost a statewide election in America and immediately been declared a major contender for the next presidential race. Beto O’Rourke,...

Was it Hispanics' 'moral failure,' or was it the Democrats'?

Hispanics, it's no secret, star in the long-running hit about demography leading to a permanent governing majority for Democrats. The story line is...

Dems, White House refuse to budge over border wall as Friday shutdown looms

The Trump administration Sunday reaffirmed the president's insistence that he would allow a partial shutdown of the federal government if Congress does not provide...

Democrats Call for Migrant ‘Child Prison’ to Be Shut Down

Photo: Andres Leighton (AP)A Texas “tent city” that was supposed to temporarily house a few hundred undocumented migrant children has swelled to...

Romania party boss calls rival’s comment on EU post treason

BUCHAREST, Romania — The leader of Romania’s ruling party has asked a party colleague to press charges against the country’s president...

After Backlash, Democrats in New Jersey Rethink Redistricting Plans

Legislative leaders in New Jersey announced this weekend they would not move forward with a proposal to redraw legislative districts that would have...

White House, Democrats dig in as fears of partial shutdown intensify

The White House and Democratic congressional leaders are at an impasse over negotiations to avoid a partial shutdown of the federal government...