Democrats

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.

House Defense Bill Would Embolden Iran

Dem-backed NDAA would undermine American deterrence

An amendment in the House's version of the annual defense bill that would prevent President Trump from striking Iran without congressional approval would actually facilitate Iranian belligerence—and, if anything, make war more likely.

Dems Get Reality Check on Climate Suits

13 governments have sued 'Big Oil' seeking damages

Politicians and trial lawyers eager to sue energy companies over the costs of climate change received an unwelcome message from a university professor, according to records obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Haley Blasts Dems for Silence About Taking Down of American Flag

Protestors raised the Mexican flag at an ICE detention center

Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called out Democrats for their silence about anti-ICE protestors taking down the American flag at a Colorado ICE facility and replacing it with the Mexican flag.

Kamala Harris Stands by Latest Private Insurance Reversal

Harris has been inconsistent on the role of private health insurance

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) confirmed during a Friday appearance on The View that her Medicare for All plan would not eliminate private supplemental health insurance, rebutting her own past statements indicating that she supported abolishing private insurance.

Dem Overpays for Land from Future Donor

Sale price at odds with value reported in campaign finance docs

A man who sold a plot of land for double its assessed value to Democrat congressional candidate Dan McCready later made two donations to the campaign.

BET Founder: Democratic Party Has Moved Too Far Left

Johnson suggested the party's new positions may hurt in the general election

Black Entertainment Television (BET) founder Robert Johnson criticized the Democratic Party for shifting too far left during the presidential primary contest during an interview aired on CNBC on Tuesday.