Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wisc.) is slated to appear at a Hamptons fundraiser this weekend hosted by a corporate executive despite the first-term senator decrying top corporate personnel for actions such as stock buybacks.
The Democrats have decided that agendas are overrated. Back in May, the party unveiled its “Better Deal” program, calling for expanded broadband access, an increase in the minimum wage, and paid family and sick leave. Voters didn’t bite. So last month the Democrats came up with “For the People,” which simplifies the platform to infrastructure spending, lowering health care costs, and draining the swamp. Again, crickets.
Democratic Party chief Tom Perez wants to see entry-level political operatives unionize.
The reputation of Democrats in Georgia took a hit on Thursday.
Tennessee Democrat Phil Bredesen, a Harvard University-educated man worth up to $358 million and the owner of five homes, has diagnosed his party with an “elitist” problem.
As President Donald Trump renews his battle with Congress to fund his multi-billion-dollar border wall with Mexico, Democratic lawmakers and liberal groups in California have stepped up their campaigns to blacklist businesses involved in building the border wall.
Tennessee Democrat Phil Bredesen took offense this week to being called a “liberal,” accusing Vice President Mike Pence of “name-calling.” But state Republicans say Bredesen has a blind-spot for actual name-calling from his side, pointing to “despicable rhetoric” from one of his top communications officials.
A Democratic alliance of deep-pocketed donors formed earlier this year has poured $2.5 million into nearly a dozen competitive congressional races in an attempt to flip the House of Representatives, filings show.