Former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan announced Wednesday that he is running for Congress as a Democrat in New York’s 21st congressioal district because “the political class has built a corrupt system that rewards themselves.”
The National Republican Congressional Committee released record-breaking January fundraising numbers on Tuesday that topped those of its Democratic counterpart.
Top election officials from around the country will be meeting in Washington, D.C., this weekend amid a flurry of news reports and political debates over the last two weeks about election security.
Alison Friedman, a Democrat who moved to Northern Virginia last year to challenge Republican representative Barbara Comstock, received nearly half of her $1 million in donations from California, most of which came from the liberal strongholds of the Bay Area and Los Angeles, federal election records show.
California billionaire and political activist Tom Steyer may be getting more press for his efforts to impeach Donald Trump and flip the House to the Democrats, but his less-noticed plays to advance environmental goals in western states could end up being more successful.
Several House Democrats recently berated House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (Calif.) leadership and called for change before the 2018 midterm elections.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced Wednesday night that he would be delaying his Senate announcement following a mass shooting in Florida that left 17 dead.
Two of California’s largest and most vocal labor unions, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) of California and the California Nurses Association, endorsed U.S. Sen. Diane Feinstein’s (D., Calif.) Democratic primary opponent this week.
In the lead up to the 2018 midterm elections, many Democrats are focused on embracing the #MeToo movement and therefore see former President Bill Clinton as “too toxic” to campaign for Democratic candidates.