Democratic Primary News
New Dem Party chairman Perez pledges to repair, unite party
Newly elected Democratic national chairman Tom Perez on Sunday pledged to bring together a fractured party, rebuild at all levels from "school board to Senate" and reach out to chunks of rural America left feeling forgotten in the 2016 race
AP Explains: Why the Democratic Party chair race matters
National Democrats will elect a new chair looking to steady the reeling party and capitalize on the widespread opposition to President Donald Trump, and it's gotten a lot of attention for an internal party battle
Prosecutor: Dozens of child sex assault cases were 'ignored'
The new prosecutor in Cleveland says assistant prosecutors took no action on about 70 rape and sexual assault cases involving juvenile suspects the last three years
Shop Across From White House to Sell Pro- and Anti-Trump Inauguration Swag
The owner of a gift store across from the White House has been selling presidential merchandise since the '80s and has his own way of predicting who will win the election every four years -- button sales. “Since 1988, I’ve been predicting who would win based on button sales that year," White House
Poll Shows Hillary Clinton Leading Hypothetical Race for New York City Mayor
It's far from likely that former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will run for mayor of New York City next year, but a new poll from Quinnipiac University today shows she'd be a strong contender for the job. The new poll shows the former secretary of state garnering 49 percent of the
Sean Spicer Questions Whether Obama's Russia Sanctions Are Out of 'Proportion'
The incoming White House press secretary discusses the president-elect's top priorities of his administration.
'This Week' Transcript 1-1-17: Sean Spicer and Rep. Adam Schiff
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' on January 1, 2017 and it will be updated. JONATHAN KARL: Sean Spicer, the incoming White House communications director and press secretary, in his first Sunday show interview since being tapped for the jobs by President-elect Donald Trump. Sean,
Biden: Clinton Never 'Figured it Out' in Explaining Her Run for President
Vice President Joe Biden suggested in an interview that former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was unable to clearly communicate why she ran for the nation's highest office. “I don’t think she ever really figured it out,” Biden told the Los Angeles Times. “And by the way, I think it
Obama Vows Retaliation as Evidence of Russian Hacking Mounts
With the Russians demanding to see evidence that implicates them in cyber-attacks, President Barack Obama is vowing retaliation for hacking operations aimed at interfering with the U.S. election. “I think there is no doubt that when any foreign government tries to impact the integrity of our
Book Excerpt: Bernie Sanders' 'Our Revolution'
From OUR REVOLUTION: A Future to Believe In by Bernie Sanders . Copyright © 2016 by the author and reprinted with permission of Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin’s Press, LLC. INTRODUCTION When we began our race for the presidency in April 2015, we were considered by the political