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Democratic Money Jitters Ease After Big Second Quarter Haul

Democratic Money Jitters Ease After Big Second Quarter Haul

By Brian Slodysko | Jul 15
Some big fundraising hauls by Democrats are easing worries that lackluster totals last quarter were a sign the party would struggle to stockpile cash for the general election fight with President Donald Trump.

North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

Jul 15
A North Carolina state court trial on whether legislative districts are illegal partisan gerrymanders starts just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it wasn't the purview of federal courts to decide if boundaries are politically unfair.

Biden Cancer Nonprofit Suspends Operations Indefinitely

Biden Cancer Nonprofit Suspends Operations Indefinitely

By Stephen Braun | Jul 15
A nonprofit foundation set up by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that relied on health care world partnerships to speed a cure for cancer has suspended its operations, it announced Monday.

In Biden and Buttigieg, Dems Confront Generational Divide

In Biden and Buttigieg, Dems Confront Generational Divide

By Julie Pace | Jul 15
Amy McInerney at first saw Joe Biden as Democrats' best hope to beat President Donald Trump — an experienced politician with the potential to peel off some of Trump's working-class supporters. Then she heard Pete Buttigieg speak.

Climate Change Forum Loses Sponsor Over Buttigieg Story

Climate Change Forum Loses Sponsor Over Buttigieg Story

By Elana Schor | Jul 13
A planned forum on climate change for Democratic presidential candidates is short of several major sponsors after one backer published a vulgar and homophobic story related to gay presidential contender Pete Buttigieg.

Dem Infighting on Race Spills into 2020 Presidential Contest

Dem Infighting on Race Spills into 2020 Presidential Contest

By Steve Peoples | Jul 13
The highly public, racially charged rift between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a clutch of freshmen congresswomen led by Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez has spilled into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest.

Paul Ryan's Public Support Of Trump Masked GOP Struggle

Paul Ryan's Public Support Of Trump Masked GOP Struggle

By Lisa Mascaro and Deb Riechmann | Jul 13
What's so stunning about former House Speaker Paul Ryan's new admissions regarding President Donald Trump is that his story is now so ordinary.

AOC, Other Liberal Dems in Spotlight at Immigration Hearing

AOC, Other Liberal Dems in Spotlight at Immigration Hearing

By Alan Fram | Jul 12
Four Democratic freshmen who reported squalid conditions at migrant detention stations at the southern border are taking the spotlight at a House committee hearing.

NC GOP Lawmaker Equates LGBTQ Equality Movement to Nazis

NC GOP Lawmaker Equates LGBTQ Equality Movement to Nazis

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 11
Dan Bishop — the North Carolina state senator who sponsored NC's economically calamitous "bathroom bill" — is running for Congress. He reportedly compared his efforts to bolster anti-gay discrimination to a WWII hero who saved thousands of Jews.

AP Interview: Mayor Pete Buttigieg's Straight Talk on Race

AP Interview: Mayor Pete Buttigieg's Straight Talk on Race

By Errin Haines Whack | Jul 11
Pete Buttigieg has a message for white liberals who decry racism: "Good intentions are not going to be enough."

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