Democrats are expressing outrage over the Trump administration’s decision not to defend the Affordable Care Act in a new lawsuit, but the Obama administration similarly elected not to defend the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act beginning in 2011.
Former Obama administration Attorney General Eric Holder spoke in New Hampshire on Friday where he seemed to throw cold water on the idea of a coming “blue wave” this election cycle.
Media critics have blasted MSNBC host Joy Reid and her defenders in the wake of her muddled response to homophobic posts on her old blog, calling her claims of being hacked “implausible,” “bizarre,” and reminiscent of those from former New York congressman Anthony Weiner.
Former Obama administration officials David Axelrod and Eric Holder voiced criticism of calls to impeach Donald Trump Sunday, as a frustrated Tom Steyer continues to lobby Democrats to remove the president from office.
A redistricting group that is backed by former President Barack Obama and led by former attorney general Eric Holder raised more than $11 million last year and has set a new fundraising goal of $30 million to help their upcoming efforts of targeting Republicans in 12 states.
CNN informs me there are “at least” 22 Democrats thinking of running for president in 2020. So who among them had the best 2017? Below is my list, in descending order, of the strongest members of the emerging 2020 Democratic field, along with some thoughts on their political fortunes. Spoiler alert: It’s not a pretty sight.