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Warren: Dems should campaign on single-payer healthcare plan

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) says Democrats in 2018 and 2022 should campaign on a national single-payer healthcare plan.“President Obama tried to move us forward with health-care coverage by using a conservative model that came from one of…

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 8:27 am

Changing America: America’s growing education divide

In the corner of Darrel Steinberg’s office sits a thermometer, printed on poster board about three feet high. Someone has colored in the bottom parts of the thermometer in red ink, to represent the number of high

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 6:00 am

Dems face identity crisis

Democrats are grappling with how to keep their progressive base happy while winning over white working-class voters who left the party in the 2016 elections.Defections by blue-collar voters cost Democrat Hillary Clinton the states of Michigan,…

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 6:00 am

GOP super-PAC promises big spending in 2018

A super PAC with ties to the House GOP leadership that helped carry Republicans to victory in four competitive special elections this year has even bigger plans for 2018.With the House majority on the line, the Congressional

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 6:00 am

Major progressive group rolls out first incumbent House endorsement

Democracy for America has endorsed Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), its first endorsement of a House incumbent for the midterm cycle.In a release provided first to The Hill, Democracy for America (DFA) commended Gallego for consistently standing up

Posted on 26 June 2017 | 5:37 pm

GOP vows to use Pelosi against Democrats in 2018

Republicans say they will seek to tie House candidates across the country to Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), whose leadership of House Democrats has come under new scrutiny following a disappointing special election loss in Georgia.The GOP…

Posted on 25 June 2017 | 10:30 am

Rahm Emanuel: Trump changed GOP base

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) in an interview broadcast Sunday argued that President Trump changed the Republican Party’s base and that members of Congress have not caught up to the new landscape.“The talk about health care vis-a-vis

Posted on 25 June 2017 | 8:39 am

Dems push leaders to talk less about Russia

Frustrated Democrats hoping to elevate their election fortunes have a resounding message for party leaders: Stop talking so much about Russia.Democratic leaders have been beating the drum this year over the ongoing probes into the Trump…

Posted on 24 June 2017 | 6:03 am

Georgia House race puts spotlight back on polls

Tuesday’s special election runoff in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District was supposed to be a nail-biter.The polls showed Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff running neck and neck, suggesting that it would take all night to determine…

Posted on 23 June 2017 | 1:18 pm

Poll: One-third blame media for political violence

A plurality of registered voters say the media is to blame for instigating political violence.According to data from the latest Harvard-Harris Poll survey, provided exclusively to The Hill, 35 percent say the media is to blame, 26

Posted on 23 June 2017 | 12:21 pm