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.
Days before two race-defining contests, the seven Democrats seemed worried about what’s next.
The Vermont senator’s dominant victory in Nevada solidifies his standing as the Democratic front-runner and gives a boost to the party’s progressive wing.
A notably aggressive Democratic debate in Las Vegas featured myriad attacks on the newest, wealthiest candidate onstage.
The Supreme Court justice says backers of the ERA must “start over” in their bid to amend the Constitution. A leading backer of the effort explains why she believes that the icon of the women’s-rights movement is wrong.
Bernie Sanders’s victory in the New Hampshire primary marks a turning point for Democratic politics.
The senator’s strength among non-Democrats could seal his victory in New Hampshire and in many other states that hold open primaries.
Surging in the polls, the young mayor found himself under siege at tonight’s debate from rivals who belittled his relative lack of experience.
A malfunctioning app left Democrats fumbling the official 2020 primary-season kickoff.
They know their grand progressive plans could stall out on Capitol Hill. So they’re embracing executive authority instead—just like the man they hope to defeat.
Republicans in the state were caught napping in 2016 and 2018. They came back to life last night in a key special election.
Amid talk of a primary challenge, the Senate Democratic leader cast a surprising vote against the USMCA trade deal, bucking most of his party.
A Democratic governor coaxed a Republican legislative leader into backing Medicaid expansion after years of opposition. Could this be a model for Washington?
The Democratic-led legislature voted to become the 38th and final state needed to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. But a court battle is already under way.
The Democratic debate’s early focus on foreign policy gave the senator from Vermont an opportunity to show off a record that stands alone among his opponents.
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The Democratic speaker will send the House’s articles of impeachment to the Senate without much to show for her three-week standoff with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
The progressive senator doesn’t talk about her Republican past. Should she?
She still draws impressive crowds, but the senator’s Brooklyn rally showed a candidate approaching a crossroads.
A quick guide to the lawmakers who control the president's impeachment fate
With Representative John Lewis’s grim cancer diagnosis, lawmakers must confront the possible loss of a singular figure within the Capitol.