Democratic Party

Biden Veepstakes: The Compelling Case for Chris Dodd

Former senator and “waitress sandwich” enthusiast Chris Dodd was given an impossible task when he was named co-chair of Joe Biden’s running mate selection committee. Biden had already limited his options by promising to choose an individual with a cervix, and public pressure to select a female-identifying BIPOC has further narrowed the field of possible candidates.

Democratic Platform Calls For Rejoining Human Rights Council

Call follows Trump administration’s decision to pull out of anti-Israel United Nations group

The 2020 Democratic national platform includes a call to rejoin the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), which has been accused of demonizing Israel and elevating leaders with questionable human rights records.

Cop-O Research: Is Kamala Harris Planting Evidence on Her VP Rivals?

Kamala HarrisSen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.), whose failed presidential campaign flamed out before any primary votes were cast, is a top contender to be Joe Biden's running mate in 2020. Curiously enough, negative stories about Harris's potential rivals for the VP slot have been popping up of late in mainstream media outlets. Imagine that.

Ilhan Omar’s Husband Isn’t Worth The Millions She’s Paying Him

Anti-police congresswoman outraised by primary opponent

Rep. Ilhan Omar's (Minn.) Democratic primary challenger raised more than six times the amount of money the congresswoman did in the second quarter of 2020. That's bad news for any incumbent, but is especially embarrassing given that Omar's latest husband, Tim Mynett, is her campaign's chief fundraising consultant.

Kasich Expected to Speak at DNC Convention

Former Ohio governor John Kasich, a prominent Republican critic of President Donald Trump, is expected to speak in support of Joe Biden at the Democratic National Convention next month, according to an Associated Press report.