Charlie Hoffmann

Bennet: Democratic Base Doesn’t Want Medicare for All

Colorado senator warns his party about implications of Medicare for All

Senator Michael Bennet (D., Colo.), a struggling Democratic presidential candidate, urged his party and its supporters to not buy into the promises of Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) Medicare for All proposal. Bennet said the majority of the party does not support such a vast overhaul of the healthcare system in a podcast interview released Tuesday.

Booker Critiques Biden’s New Criminal Justice Plan

'You created this system' Booker tweeted Tuesday morning

Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) offered a not so subtle dig at leading presidential candidate Joe Biden's newly released criminal justice reform plan Tuesday morning, suggesting Biden's four-decade career in the Senate does not match the candidate's progressive policy proposal. 

Dem Governors Concerned Over Presidential Candidates’ Leftward Lurch

Progressive policies on immigration and healthcare could hurt party's 2020 chances, Democratic governors say

A trio of Democratic governors warned their party's leading presidential candidates against embracing far-left policies on healthcare and immigration that could alienate independent and swing voters in the 2020 presidential election. 

Taylor Swift Archnemesis to Host Fundraiser for Kamala Harris

Entertainment exec who Swift called a 'bully' to host fireside chat with Harris

Entertainment executive Scooter Braun is set to host a "fireside chat" with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) Saturday, an event Harris's campaign is promoting even as Braun faces a torrent of criticism over his feud with pop artist Taylor Swift.

Northam Steps Up Contributions to Dems After Virginia Primaries

Va. governor has given over $200k to Dem candidates since yearbook photo

Virginia's Democratic governor Ralph Northam stepped up his political contributions in June following the state's legislative primary elections, donating an additional $117,500 to 11 Democratic candidates, according to campaign finance reports released Monday.

Biden Surprised So Many Democrats Want to Get Rid of Obamacare

Biden's healthcare plan includes a public option but does not go as far as other Democrats

Former vice president Joe Biden released his campaign's healthcare plan Monday morning in a short video in which Biden criticized some of his presidential primary contenders who want to get rid of Obamacare and private insurance entirely.