In January, pretty much all of respectable Washington had a sense of where President Barack Obama’s second term was headed. His approval ratings were sky high. His liberalism was pure and untroubled by thoughts of post-partisanship. His second-term agenda of immigration reform, gun control, climate change, and tax reform was clear. He would roll over the opposition. The dawn of a liberal age—a permanent majority, perhaps—was at hand. Stinking Republicans? Obama didn’t need them.
Organized labor has become a leading proponent of President Barack Obama’s immigration agenda, a departure from more than a century of hostility to foreign-born workers.
A Democratic congressional candidate connected the shooting of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D., Ariz.) to the tea party in remarks given at a town hall event Thursday.
Democratic Nevada congresswoman and U.S. Senate candidate Shelley Berkley voted against a job-creating land privatization bill that she herself co-sponsored, the latest in a string of examples of Berkley’s placing national Democratic Party interests ahead of her state’s.
National Democrats are distancing themselves from the Badger State as Wisconsin’s recall election approaches.
A formal investigation could be launched into payments made by Ohio’s Franklin County Democratic Party to a fundraiser whose work, apparently performed on behalf of the party, was never documented, the Columbus Dispatch reports.
A candidate with a lengthy history of anti-Israel activism is on course to gain the Democratic Party’s nomination for a new congressional district in Arizona, raising alarms in party circles.
The North Carolina Democratic Party is struggling to contain the fallout from sexual harassment allegations against a party official.