John A. Stemen, a longtime aide to Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D., N.Y.), was officially charged with patronizing a prostitute during a Monday morning hearing at the Utica City Court.
In the six years since Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) began earning the big salary that comes with being a member of Congress he has failed to pay down his student loans, cashed out his pension, and accumulated credit card debt.
A new report from the city of Chicago’s outgoing chief financial officer indicates Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot faces an estimated $740 million budget shortfall as she prepares to take over for Rahm Emanuel.
Montana Democrat and expected 2020 presidential candidate Steve Bullock vetoed a bill that would have ensured newborns who survive abortion receive life-saving care.
A former Democratic National Committee official is worried that the party’s overly inclusive primary process is going to give too much valuable debate time to “the bullshit candidates” in the race.
Arkansas Democrat Josh Mahony, who hopes to challenge incumbent Sen. Tom Cotton (R), has hired a former treasurer for attorney Michael Avenatti’s PAC.