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Democratic success in Trump districts forces a reckoning on how party governs

Democrats laid the foundation for their midterm victory in the suburban districts that Hillary...

Here are the three main factors that drove the Democrats’ blue wave

All those demographic trends expand the pool of Democratic-leaning voters. But they've been offset in recent midterm elections by low rates of voting among specific Democratic constituencies, most notably young voters and Latinos. That's where the second current — Democratic mobilization — made a difference. In small but consistent ways, the party's campaigns altered turnout...

Bloomberg likely to decide on 2020 bid by early next year

NEW YORK — Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party and outlined an aggressive timeline for deciding whether to run for president. “I think January, February would be about as late as you can...

Stephen Bittel Lawsuit: Former Florida Democratic Party Chairman Sexually Harassed Employee Andrea Molina

Stephen Bittel, a real-estate billionaire who enjoyed a short reign as head of the Florida Democratic Party before resigning in disgrace last fall, sexually harassed a female employee by describing his sexual partners' pubic hair, detailing his pornography preferences, offering to take her shopping for lingerie, and touching her toes on his private jet, according to a new...

R.I. elected officials talk future of Dem. Party

After the midterm elections turned the House of Representatives blue, Rhode Island’s Democratic Congressmen say they are hopeful that their party is positioned for success in 2020. Recently re-elected officials Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse D-R.I., Rep. David Cicilline ’83 D-R.I. and Rep. Jim Langevin D-R.I. in addition to Sen. Jack Reed D-R.I., who was not up for re-election Nov....

Beto-mania hits Iowa, where Democrats want to size up O’Rourke for a 2020 White House run | Politics

The Granite State Poll hasn’t yet included O’Rourke. The Texan may soon be forgotten if he doesn't take steps to stoke interest, Smith said, and if voters do remember him, they’re also likely to “remember that he lost, which isn’t usually a resume enhancer.”Still, “Beto 2020”...

A Democratic wave surged deep into Colorado’s key counties on Election Day

The 2018 midterm general election electoral map for the governor's race in Colorado For years, political analysts have had their eyes on a handful of counties in Colorado — Jefferson, Arapahoe, Adams and Larimer — as bellwethers, the ones that predict whether Colorado...

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Democrats eye US Senate seat in Republican-led Mississippi

By Emily Wagster Pettus and Thomas Beaumont | AP November 13 at 8:31 PM JACKSON,...

Common Cause, NC Democratic Party file gerrymandering lawsuit against General Assembly

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Common Cause and the North Carolina Democratic Party have filed...

State Rep.-elect Nika Elugar: ‘The Democratic Party is straight-up racist’

Some of the newly-elected Democratic women in Massachusetts say they had to work against their own party to secure their wins. State Reps.-elect Nika...

Democrats could pick Campbell’s replacement on Thursday

Henderson Henderson LUMBERTON — There is conflicting information concerning who will be eligible to vote Thursday on the person to fill the Robeson...

Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline on 2020 bid

Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared his lifetime allegiance to the...

The Trailer: How protesters will shape the Democrats’ next election

In this edition: The muscular new left, a conversation with Richard Ojeda, and Ohio falling off the 2020 map. I think the Orange...

NC Dems, Common Cause file suit claiming district gerrymandering

Associated Press Published 5:08 p.m. ET Nov. 13, 2018 ...