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Thursday, August 11, 2022



Democrats decried dark money. Then they won with it in 2020

January 30, 2022 1:53 pm

The analysis shows that 15 of the most politically active nonprofit organizations that generally align with the Democratic Party spent more than $1.5 billion in 2020 — compared with roughly $900 million spent by a comparable sample of 15 of the most politically active groups aligned with Republicans.

Joe Biden risks losing support from Democrats amid DC gridlock

September 26, 2021 10:56 am

In just the past week, the push to change the nation's immigration laws and create a path to citizenship for young immigrants brought illegally to the country as children faced a serious setback on Capitol Hill.

Amid extreme weather, a shift among Republicans on climate change

August 15, 2021 9:47 am

Republicans want to spend billions to prepare communities to cope with extreme weather, but are trying to block efforts by Democrats to cut the emissions that are fueling the disasters in the first place.

Amid growing frustration, White House pushes voting rights

July 09, 2021 10:29 am

US President Joe Biden met with civil rights leaders in the West Wing, while Vice President Kamala Harris announced $25 million in new spending by the Democratic National Committee to support efforts to protect voting access ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.

Hunting leaks, Trump officials focused on Democrats in Congress

June 11, 2021 9:11 am

The zeal in the Trump administration’s efforts to hunt leakers led to the extraordinary step of subpoenaing communications metadata from members of Congress — a nearly unheard-of move outside of corruption investigations.

Democrats, once outraged, take a quieter approach to migrant children

May 25, 2021 10:12 am

Democrats say the contrast is for good reason: former President Donald Trump’s immigration policies were deliberately cruel, devised as a deterrent to would-be migrants, while the Biden administration is trying hard to deal with a bad hand.

How Democrats planned for doomsday

January 25, 2021 10:49 am

By the time rioters ransacked the Capitol, the machinery of the left was ready — prepared by months spent sketching out doomsday scenarios and mapping out responses, by countless hours of training exercises and reams of opinion research.

Trump refuses to budge over aid bill, imperiling jobless benefits for millions

December 27, 2020 12:08 pm

Without Trump’s signature, about 14 million people could lose those extra benefits, according to Labor Department data.

Explained Ideas: What the progressives of the US don't understand about their country

November 16, 2020 10:09 am

Democrats have abandoned the white working class, and are too focused on centralised solutions. Both bode ill for progressive politics in a divided nation, writes Anush Kapadia.

US Election Results 2020: Russia wants final US election vote count before congratulating anyone

January 21, 2021 8:47 am

President Vladimir Putin has remained silent on the issue since Democrat Joe Biden clinched the presidency on Saturday, four days after the Nov. 3 election, clearing the threshold of 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House.


Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.