December 10, 2018

House Democrats overwhelmingly picked Nancy Pelosi to be their nominee for House speaker on Wednesday, though she'll need to win over more than a dozen no votes in order to win with 218 members' support in the full floor vote in January.

  

September 05, 2018

Georgia’s race for governor will reach a new fever pitch after Labor Day, as Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp scramble to seize distracted voters’ attention as summer fades and a final two-month stretch to November begins.

September 05, 2018

A month ago, Ayanna Pressley told NBC News she was in “a fight for the soul of our party.”

On Tuesday night, she won it.

 

In a stunning upset in John F. Kennedy’s old congressional district, Pressley, the first woman of color elected to Boston’s City Council, defeated Rep. Mike Capuano, D-Mass., a 10-term incumbent in a high-profile Democratic primary.

September 05, 2018

"I am guilty by association,” says Letitia James,.....

She has the support of nearly every labor union and every elected official in the state, including—and this is increasingly problematic, given how much the activist left now dislikes him — Governor Cuomo.

May 15, 2018

Four hundred and seventy-two women have entered the race for the House this year, which is a lot of women. Fifty-seven women have filed or are likely to file their candidacies for the Senate. 

    The number of women likely running for governor this year, seventy-eight, is a record high. The majority of female candidates in 2018 are Democrats, so it seems safe to conclude that many of them are fuelled by frustration, not to say fury, with Donald Trump.

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