Charlie Hoffmann

Shadow Money Arrives in Virginia

Democracy Alliance-aligned PAC funnels thousands to Virginia Dems

A new federal political action committee with ties to a shadowy network of liberal billionaires has contributed $100,000 to help Virginia Democrats retake the statehouse, according to FEC filings from the organization.

Warren Faces Pushback From CNN Panel Over Policy Promises

'I have questions about the viability of some of the proposals' said one former Obama advisor

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) faced strong pushback on her growing list of policy proposals from David Axelrod, Van Jones, and other CNN analysts during a post-debate appearance on the network early Wednesday morning. 

Top Firefighters’ Union Supports Biden, Opposes Medicare for All

IAFF says they would find it difficult to support a candidate who wants to eliminate private insurance

One of the leading unions representing firefighters throughout the United States has come out against Medicare for All proposals ahead of the second Democratic debate where candidate's healthcare proposals are expected to receive a significant amount of focus during the debate. 

Dem Gov’s $1 Billion Gift to Party Deputy

DGA Chairwoman awards no-bid gambling contract to company represented by DGA treasurer

Rhode Island governor Gina Raimondo is facing criticism after her administration awarded a no-bid billion-dollar contract to a gaming company that is represented by the treasurer of the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) which Raimondo chairs.

Biden Attacks Booker’s Mayoral Record on Policing

Newark PD investigated for misconduct while Booker was mayor

Former vice president and leading Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took another swipe at Senator Cory Booker (D., N.J.) while on the campaign trail Wednesday afternoon a sign Biden is increasing his attacks on his fellow Democratic presidential opponents. 

Mueller Walks Back Whether OLC Opinion Prohibited Him from Indicting Trump

Special counsel initially said only reason his office didn't indict Trump was due to OLC regulation

At the beginning of his second congressional hearing Wednesday, former special counsel Robert Mueller walked back a previous response he gave earlier in the morning that indicated the reason why his investigative team did not indict President Donald Trump was due to a memorandum from the Department of Justice limiting the ability to indict a sitting president.