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Tweet Follow me McClatchy Washington BureauDemocrats in 2017 glimpsed an electoral wave heading for the midterm election. Now they have a chance to show how large it could be — by winning a race in the heart of Donald Trump’s Rust Belt base. A special House election in southwest Pennsylvania’s …GOP fights to retain Pennsylvania...

Tweet Follow me Chicago TribuneIt seems certain that no immigration accord will be reached this week, in time to affect the outcome on the vote on the separate bill preventing a federal shutdown. If Congress can‘t temporarily finance the government by Friday, a shutdown would begin … and more …read more Source:: Democratic...

Tweet Follow me Chicago TribuneThe result in the 10th, which Harsdorf won in 2000 and held easily for years, gave Wisconsin Democrats their first pickup on Republican turf since 2011. In 2010, the party lost control of the governor’s office and both houses of the legislature; the …Democrats flip traditionally conservative Wisconsin...

Tweet Follow me Roll CallGOP Rep. Martha McSally’s decision to enter the Arizona Senate race has opened up her hotly contested House seat, giving Democrats even more hope that they can win back the seat in 2018. Republicans say they still have a chance at holding the 2nd … …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory...

Tweet Follow me Ames TribuneDemocratic gubernatorial candidate John Norris believes his party needs to win over Iowa’s rural voters to stand a chance at winning the governor’s mansion or either chamber of the Legislature. Norris outlined what he believes will be his path to … …read more Source:: Democratic Party...

Tweet Follow me ElectrekYou didn’t count state seats, democrats lost over a 1,000 state seats while Obama was in office and brought in more money than they ever have before. Neoliberals have destroyed the democratic party and left it in shambles. Republicans in full control … and more …read more Source:: Democratic Party...

Tweet Follow me ReutersSenate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said the issue would be a major motivating factor for the young voters the party is courting. A trade group representing major tech companies including Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Amazon.com Inc said it would …Democrats are just one vote shy of restoring net neutrality...

Tweet Follow me Chicago TribuneThat could mean House Republicans would also need Democratic votes to pass a short-term deal – something the minority party may not be inclined to provide this time around. One option Republicans are strongly considering to win over Democrats … and more …read more Source:: Democratic Party...

Tweet Follow me National ReviewChances of a government shutdown grew Monday as Republicans concluded that they would be unable to reach a long-term spending accord by the Friday deadline. GOP leaders are now turning to a short-term funding measure in hopes of keeping agencies open … …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory...

Tweet Follow me HuffPostCourts have been extremely hesitant to step in and strike down electoral maps drawn by lawmakers, questioning whether controversies over redistricting are even controversies courts can resolve. At the federal level, a three-judge panel ruled in 2016 … and more …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory...

Tweet Follow me Washington ExaminerThe federal government barreled toward a partial shutdown Monday as the Democrats in Congress dug in their heels in a battle of political wills with President Trump and his Republican allies on Capitol Hill. The Democrats are demanding relief from … and more …read more Source:: Democratic...

Tweet Follow me Alaska Public Radio NetworkThis year, the Republican majority is slimmer. Now they can only afford to lose ONE senator and still have a simple majority. So you might think winning Murkowski’s vote will be even more crucial to the Republican agenda. But that’s not how it works …Republican outside groups take...

Tweet Follow me Minneapolis Star TribuneRepublican State Sen. Karin Housley kicked off her U.S. Senate campaign Monday squarely focused on the November election, even as other Republicans await word from former Gov. Tim Pawlenty on a potential bid. The stakes are high in the unexpected race … and more …read more Source:: Democratic...

Tweet Follow me New York MagazineBut the reality as of January 2018 is not the reality of last summer. The Republican Party has largely coalesced around Trump. If — or when — Trump quashes Mueller’s investigation, the veto-proof majorities to restore Mueller’s power will almost … and more …read more Source::...

Tweet Follow me Jeff Flake isn’t just comparing Trump to Stalin. He’s comparing Republicans to Stalin’s enablers.Washington PostA sitting U.S. senator plans to give a speech this week comparing the president of his own party to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. That in itself is remarkable. “It is a testament to the condition of our democracy that our own president uses words … and more …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory News from Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Orlando SentinelHe and Republican candidate Jeremy Kelly could not be reached for comment. Navy veteran Brandon Patty said last year he would also seriously consider entering the race if DeSantis departed. Smith said he didn’t start as a big DeSantis supporter but “he … …read more Source:: Democratic...

Tweet Follow me SFGateThompson said the RGA is dedicated to ensuring that Hogan wins reelection, and officials familiar with the group’s planning say it will increase its spending in Maryland for 2018. Additionally, the RNC is transferring $16,000 a month to help the state … and more …read more Source:: Democratic Party...

Tweet Follow me Democrats once again holding out hope that Latino voters will make a differenceSan Antonio Express-News“We’re running a campaign for Congress, but we are also running a campaign to energize and increase the minority vote,” she said, echoing the sentiments of Democratic Party activists in Dallas who are hoping a Blue Wave will help them take local … …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory News from Google News ...

Tweet Follow me The InterceptHe is formidable. Ask Jeb Bush. Ask Hillary Clinton. Their political careers are over. When Trump beats you in a head-to-head match-up, it’s hard to recover. If Trump weren’t the opponent, a traditional Democratic primary, full of governors most of the …Are We at the Point Where Only a Celebrity...

Tweet Follow me The HillThe remarks have drawn a wave of backlash from Democrats, as well as some Republicans, who warn they could undermine the immigration talks. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it will end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for thousands … and more …read more Source:: Democratic Party Victory...