A group with ties to Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) announced on Friday it would launch a $600,000 media buy targeting Republicans over the government shutdown, seeming to confirm the notion that Democrats are “playing politics” with the impasse.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) and the rest of the Democratic leadership are struggling to present a unified front during the ongoing government shutdown, as moderate and freshmen members of the majority appear eager to cut a deal with President Donald Trump.
Since the shutdown started in December, Pelosi has reiterated that the House will not end the impasse by acquiescing to Trump’s request for $5 billion to construct a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico.
Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro ended months of political speculation on Saturday when he announced his candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Democratic Sen. Doug Jones (Ala.) saw his net approval rating among Alabama voters plummet 17 percentage points over the course of 2018, according to new polling data from Morning Consult.
Despite drawing the ire of Democrats and progressive activists for her vote to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Republican Sen. Susan Collins’ popularity appears to be unfazed in her home state of Maine.
A group of Republican lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation to ensure that law enforcement and “essential personnel” who work during the partial government shutdown are paid.
Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, a potential contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, issued a “challenge” to every candidate likewise weighing a White House bid to refuse any and all campaign donations from political action committees.
Former secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro kicked off his yet-to-be-announced bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination by endorsing a 70 percent top marginal income tax, despite longstanding concerns by economists over its viability.
Brazil is set to become the third nation—after the U.S. and Guatemala—to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.