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Harris to headline Detroit NAACP dinner

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) will headline an NAACP dinner in Detroit later this spring, the group announced Tuesday.Harris, who is running for president in 2020, will be the keynote speaker at the 64th Annual Fight For Freedom Fund

Posted on 26 March 2019 | 2:51 pm

Pete Buttigieg wants to broker 'peace deal' with Chick-fil-A: I like their chicken, not their politics

South Bend., Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) said Tuesday that he could one day be in a position to broker a “peace deal” between the Chick-fil-A fast-food chain and the LGBTQ community. “I do not approve of their politics,

Posted on 26 March 2019 | 2:07 pm

Republican says he's considering running for Udall's seat in 2020

Republican Mick Rich, who unsuccessfully challenged Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) in New Mexico last year, is weighing a second Senate bid, this time for the seat being vacated by Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.). “Liberal progressives represent the…

Posted on 26 March 2019 | 2:00 pm

Hickenlooper opposes Green New Deal: Resolution sets 'unachievable' goals

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D), a 2020 presidential candidate, came out against the Green New Deal on Tuesday, saying that he supports the “concept,” but feels the resolution “sets unachievable goals.”In an op-ed published Tuesday…

Posted on 26 March 2019 | 1:20 pm

Biden opens up double-digit lead over Sanders in early primary states: poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) by 11 points in a new poll of early primary and caucus states ahead of the 2020 presidential race.Biden leads the announced Democratic primary field with 38 percent,…

Posted on 26 March 2019 | 11:07 am

Harris calls for estate-tax increase to pay for boosting teacher pay

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that she would increase the estate tax to pay for her proposal to give teachers a pay raise — becoming the latest 2020 presidential contender to call for an expansion of the

Posted on 26 March 2019 | 10:51 am

Booker, O'Rourke, Castro to attend women of color forum

Three Democratic presidential contenders have RSVP’d to an April forum on issues affecting women of color, according to NBC News.Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), former Housing Secretary Julian Castro and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) have all…

Posted on 26 March 2019 | 10:01 am

Tulsi Gabbard: Trump indictment might have 'led to civil war'

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, said late Monday that an indictment of President Trump by special counsel Robert Mueller could have eventually “led to civil war.” “If [Trump] had been indicted…

Posted on 26 March 2019 | 8:24 am

Revamping cyber at the DNC

The Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) new chief security officer is no stranger to serious breaches.But Bob Lord, who journeyed from Silicon Valley to the Beltway, is facing a far different landscape than his previous workplaces, which include…

Posted on 26 March 2019 | 6:00 am

Elizabeth Warren after TMZ catches her sprinting to catch train: 'Try and keep up'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Monday joked that TMZ should “try and keep up” after the news outlet caught her sprinting through New York City’s Penn Station. Video of the encounter shows a TMZ reporter trying to stop Warren

Posted on 25 March 2019 | 10:58 pm