Electability is king in the 2020 Democratic primary as voters are choosing candidates they think their fellow citizens would support—not the ones they actually like best.
Today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing served to reinforce the partisan divide over President Trump’s conduct rather than challenge it.
The House impeachment report accuses Donald Trump of obstructing Congress more than any president in history, capping a confrontation that began the moment Democrats recaptured the majority.
If Democrats can’t persuade a moderate Republican like him to vote to impeach President Trump, they’re unlikely to win over any Republicans at all.
Democrats have accused the GOP of peddling Russian propaganda. This morning, that charge came from a former Trump adviser, Fiona Hill.
Cory Booker and Kamala Harris had the same grave message for their fellow candidates.
Gaps in the ambassador’s recollection frustrated Democrats and offered Republicans an opportunity to undermine his revelations.
If Republicans thought Kurt Volker and Timothy Morrison would bust the Democrats’ case for impeachment, they were likely disappointed by what they heard today.
Republicans doing the president’s bidding at the House impeachment hearing were focused less on the truth than on how it got out—like a modern-day version of Richard Nixon’s infamous leak patrol.
Nothing in Marie Yovanovitch’s testimony had directly added to the Democrats’ case for removal. Then the president stepped in.
The ambassador to Ukraine detailed a previously unknown phone call involving President Trump, potentially adding to the Democrats’ case that he put his own interests above the nation’s.
For the second consecutive election, more Republicans than Democrats are forgoing reelection, a potentially ominous sign for the GOP in 2020.
Newly empowered Democrats are likely to make Virginia the final state needed to ratify the long-dormant ERA.
Virginia has been a bellwether in the Trump era, and Democrats hope their historic victory last night points to another national win in 2020.
Her Medicare for All plan avoids raising its taxes. But that shouldn’t overshadow how costly and potentially disruptive her plan is.
The House’s resolution should have been the easiest for Republicans to go along with. None of them did.
The Delaware senator’s insistence on civility has long annoyed the left. In an interview, he says Democrats risk defeat by matching the president “spite for spite.”
The speaker long opposed a formal vote on the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry. Her reasons for relenting are likely both political and legal.
The unnamed, uninvited president was a spectral presence at the funeral of Representative Elijah Cummings.
William Taylor is the latest in a procession of Trump-administration officials to cry foul on the president.
The Democrats’ current strategy could undermine their bid to get public opinion firmly on their side.