Senate Democrats

Hirono Makes Bizarre Argument Against Originalist Court Nominee

'You would not allow women and blacks to vote because that was not in the Constitution when it was ratified'

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D., Hawaii) attacked a judicial nominee Wednesday, charging that he would rule against suffrage for blacks and women if a hypothetical U.S. Constitution banned them from voting.

Dem Senate Candidate Flipped on Gerrymandering

Democratic Senate candidate Cal Cunningham criticized the Supreme Court's decision to uphold North Carolina's 2017 congressional redistricting map despite his own record of gerrymandering to benefit his party.

NBC News Exclusive: AG Bill Barr Blurbed a Book One Time

The book argued Obama-era directives led colleges to tar innocent men as rapists

NBC News reported that, two years before he became attorney general, William Barr positively reviewed a book supporting due process protections for college students accused of sexual misconduct, a view he also espoused publicly during his confirmation hearing.

Colorado Dems Won’t Clear the Field for Hickenlooper

Other Dems give sharply negative reaction to Senate flip-flop

At least two Colorado Democrats running for the party's nomination to take on Republican Senator Cory Gardner next year won't be clearing the field for John Hickenlooper now that he's decided to run.