Democrats Are Again Fueling GOP Talking Points About Ilhan Omar

Twelve House Democrats sparked a potentially costly intraparty feud on Wednesday by publicly criticizing their colleague Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), a longtime target of the right, in a statement that…

Democrats Reintroduce Bill To Protect Abortion As Reproductive Rights Are Under Attack

Democrats are reintroducing legislation to protect people’s access to abortion, just as Republicans at the state-level push dozens of bills trying to limit access to reproductive rights and the Supreme…

Kamala Harris Will Go Around Congress To Build Support For Voting Rights

Vice President Kamala Harris’ new job leading the White House’s voting rights effort has given advocates renewed assurance the Biden administration plans to wage political war against Republican restrictions around…

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Says The Filibuster ‘Protects The Democracy Of Our Nation’

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) on Tuesday reiterated her support for the Senate filibuster despite growing pressure to eliminate the chamber’s longstanding supermajority requirement for passing legislation.  “It is a tool…

Nikki Fried, Florida’s Highest-Ranking Democrat, Announces Run For Governor

Nikki Fried, Florida’s commissioner of agriculture and consumer services and the highest-ranking Democrat in the state, announced a bid on Tuesday to challenge Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R). Fried, 43,…

New York City’s Rising Left Is Losing The Mayor’s Race

For several years now, New York City has been the beating heart of the American left ― a place that showed what was possible when progressive reformers, democratic socialists and…

GOP Opposition To Jan. 6 Commission Bolsters Case For Filibuster Reform, Democrats Say

Republicans’ refusal to accept a bill establishing an independent commission to investigate the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 demonstrates how difficult it is to deal in…

Black Candidates In Crowded Races Test Democrats’ Racial Equality Push

An unprecedented wave of Black candidates are running in statewide Democratic primaries throughout the country, providing a political test for Democrats’ party-wide commitment to racial equality heading into the 2022…

Why Democrats Could Actually Pass Prescription Drug Legislation This Year

It’s easy to assume that President Joe Biden and his Democratic Party allies are fooling themselves, fooling the rest of us or maybe both when they say they will pass…

Major Progressive Group Endorses Jennifer Carroll Foy For Virginia Governor

The Working Families Party, a national progressive group, announced Tuesday that it is endorsing Jennifer Carroll Foy’s campaign for governor of Virginia. The WFP hopes to rally the left to…

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