Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

Democratic Party


Key takeaways from former US President Donald Trump’s tax returns

December 31, 2022 10:35 am

Trump's full tax returns covering 2015 through 2020 are expected to provide a rare window into the complexity of his finances.

Arizona Senator Krysten Sinema says she will leave Democrats and become independent

December 10, 2022 8:41 am

“I have joined the growing numbers of Arizonans who reject party politics by declaring my independence from the broken partisan system in Washington,” she wrote in an opinion column published in The Arizona Republic.

Why Donald Trump's return to the presidency can't be ruled out

November 18, 2022 6:52 am

Large swathes of Americans are still in thrall of Trumpism. His third bid to be president revives spectres for America's democracy that had not really gone away.

Pelosi won’t seek leadership role, plans to stay in Congress

November 17, 2022 11:10 pm

Pelosi announced in a spirited speech on the House floor that she will step aside after leading Democrats for nearly 20 years and in the aftermath of the brutal attack on her husband, Paul, last month in their San Francisco home.

US midterms: A defeat for Trumpism

November 14, 2022 7:59 am

The question now is whether the Republican Party will continue to back the former President, Donald Trump, after the midterm setback. If so, democracy has survived for now, but trouble lies ahead

How the 2022 US midterms became a squeaker

November 13, 2022 5:42 pm

Interviews with more than 70 current and former officials show the outside forces — and miscalculations and infighting — that led to an improbable, still-undecided election.

Democrats await Nevada election result that could seal their US Senate majority

November 12, 2022 10:49 pm

If incumbent Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto manages to fend off Republican Adam Laxalt in Nevada, her party would then control 50 of the Senate's 100 seats.

The rise of the far-right Latina

July 07, 2022 1:01 pm

The Trump age has given rise to a new brand of Texas Republicans, one of whom is already walking the halls of Congress: the far-right Latina.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez turns a New York brawl into a national Democratic proxy battle

June 11, 2022 11:42 am

By endorsing Alessandra Biaggi in her primary challenge to Rep Sean Patrick Maloney, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has escalated a Democratic skirmish rippling beyond New York.

Democratic lawmaker seeks decisive action from India and China on climate change

April 06, 2022 12:16 pm

Responding to a question on climate change and China during a Democratic party news conference at the US Congress, Jeffries also called for decisive action by the United States and European Union as well.


Fire the gun or film the ultrasound? How women running for office define toughness

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

The 2018 election cycle in the US has been called “the year of the woman,” but Republican and Democratic female candidates have starkly different takes on what that means.