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July 24, 2024 at 3:55 AM

By the Numbers: Democrats fill fundraising coffers

The numbers behind Democratic presidential campaign fundraising since Kamala Harris became the presumptive nominee and raised $100M in just over 24 hours.
July 24, 2024 at 3:55 AM
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Democrats fill fundraising coffers
July 24, 2024 at 12:58 AM

Who is Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly?

The former astronaut and Arizona Democrat has been outspoken on immigration.
July 24, 2024 at 12:58 AM
The former astronaut and Arizona Democrat has been outspoken on immigration.
July 23, 2024 at 4:30 PM

Republican lawmakers call Democratic nominee swap a 'coup'

Atlantic staff writer Ali Breland speaks on some Republicans comparing President Biden stepping aside to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
July 23, 2024 at 4:30 PM
VIDEO: Republican lawmakers call Democratic nominee swap a 'coup'
July 23, 2024 at 3:31 PM

Vice President Kamala Harris secures delegate support

ABC News political contributor and former Rep. Barbara Comstock and democratic strategist Kaivan Shroff discuss Vice President Kamala Harris' presidential campaign.
July 23, 2024 at 3:31 PM
VIDEO: Vice President Kamala Harris secures delegate support
July 23, 2024 at 3:19 PM

Harris' wealth comes mostly from her and her husband's investments, records show

Fifteen years of tax returns show how Kamala Harris, who is now the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, became a millionaire as a public servant.
July 23, 2024 at 3:19 PM
Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Douglas Emhoff descend from Air Force Two in Wilmington, Delaware, July 22, 2024.
July 23, 2024 at 12:57 PM

Harris secures enough committed delegates to become presumptive Democratic nominee

Kamala Harris made her first appearance since President Joe Biden dropped out of the 2024 race and secured commitments from enough delegates to become the presumptive Democratic nominee.
July 23, 2024 at 12:57 PM
VIDEO: Harris secures enough committed delegates to become presumptive Democratic nominee
July 23, 2024 at 12:25 PM

Major Asian, Black, Latino groups support Harris presidency

Major groups representing voters of color have come out in support of Kamala Harris.
July 23, 2024 at 12:25 PM
Vice President Kamala Harris attends an infrastructure event addressing high speed internet in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building's South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, June 3, 2021.
July 23, 2024 at 10:14 AM

How Democrats will navigate electing the 2024 Democratic nominee

ABC News contributor Mike Muse shares the process behind selecting the next Democratic nominee and how the Biden-Harris campaign donations will be handled.
July 23, 2024 at 10:14 AM
VIDEO: How Democrats will navigate electing the 2024 Democratic nominee
July 23, 2024 at 9:51 AM

What’s next after Biden drops out of race

ABC News’ Jon Karl, Mary Bruce and Rachel Scott break down everything you need to know after President Joe Biden’s announcement that he is exiting the 2024 presidential race.
July 23, 2024 at 9:51 AM
VIDEO: What’s next after Biden drops out of race
July 23, 2024 at 9:29 AM

Kamala Harris emerges as front-runner for Democratic nomination

Harris made history as the first woman and person of color to serve as vice president after blazing new trails in public service as a San Francisco prosecutor, California’s attorney general and a senator.
July 23, 2024 at 9:29 AM
VIDEO: Kamala Harris emerges as front-runner for Democratic nomination
July 23, 2024 at 9:28 AM

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson discusses Harris' candidacy

Marianne Williamson discusses President Joe Biden stepping down from the 2024 presidential election and her bid to be the Democratic nominee instead of Vice President Kamala Harris.
July 23, 2024 at 9:28 AM
VIDEO: Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson discusses Harris' candidacy
July 23, 2024 at 8:40 AM

Democratic Congressman Gabe Amo gives Kamala Harris his full support

The Democratic congressman from Rhode Island says he is looking forward to helping Vice President Harris win the nomination.
July 23, 2024 at 8:40 AM
VIDEO: Democratic Congressman Gabe Amo gives Kamala Harris his full support
July 23, 2024 at 8:39 AM

Super PACs already putting millions of dollars toward Kamala Harris

Future Forward says it received $150 million in new commitments from major Democratic donors in the 24 hours since President Joe Biden announced he would step aside from the race.
July 23, 2024 at 8:39 AM
VIDEO: Super PACs already putting millions of dollars toward Kamala Harris
July 23, 2024 at 8:36 AM

Democratic delegates reassess support as Biden exits race

Since President Joe Biden has left the race, delegates are free to support whomever they choose.
July 23, 2024 at 8:36 AM
VIDEO: Democratic delegates reassess support as Biden exits race
July 23, 2024 at 8:27 AM

Democratic Party rallying behind Kamala Harris

Despite Harris getting key endorsements for the nomination, there is speculation that she may have some challengers.
July 23, 2024 at 8:27 AM
VIDEO: Democratic Party rallying behind Kamala Harris
July 23, 2024 at 5:38 AM

Kamala Harris is 'exciting the country,' Rep. Jeffries says

Democratic House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries talks about Kamala Harris as a presidential candidate.
July 23, 2024 at 5:38 AM
VIDEO: Kamala Harris is 'exciting the country,' Rep. Jeffries says
July 23, 2024 at 1:04 AM

Who could Kamala Harris pick as VP if she wins the Democratic nomination?

While no official decisions have been made, ABC News' Jonathan Karl has weighed in on a few possible contenders for the Harris ticket this November.
July 23, 2024 at 1:04 AM
Vice President Kamala Harris attends an infrastructure event addressing high speed internet in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building's South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, June 3, 2021.
July 22, 2024 at 7:44 PM

How a Harris nomination could impact 2024 presidential race

Former DNC Chair Donna Brazile and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie weigh in on how they feel Vice President Kamala Harris will fare in the 2024 election.
July 22, 2024 at 7:44 PM
VIDEO: How a Harris nomination could impact 2024 presidential race
July 22, 2024 at 7:08 PM

Kamala Harris is Biden's heir apparent, but some Democrats not sold: ANALYSIS

Kamala Harris heads into the dog days of summer as the clear favorite to replace Joe Biden as Democrats' nominee. But there are still party members left to convert.
July 22, 2024 at 7:08 PM
Vice President Kamala Harris attends an infrastructure event addressing high speed internet in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building's South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, June 3, 2021.
July 22, 2024 at 4:27 PM

Biden endorses Harris after dropping out of 2024 race

After announcing his exit, President Joe Biden endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris to be the next Democratic nominee.
July 22, 2024 at 4:27 PM
VIDEO: Biden endorses Harris after dropping out of 2024 race
July 22, 2024 at 10:22 AM

Harris on foreign policy: Her experience and where she stands

She took a more forceful tone with Israel early on.
July 22, 2024 at 10:22 AM
Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at a campaign event in Greensboro, N.C., July 11, 2024.
July 22, 2024 at 5:42 AM

Who will be Kamala Harris' running mate?

Several top Democrats may already be in consideration for Kamala Harris' vice-presidential pick. ABC News' Jonathan Karl reports.
July 22, 2024 at 5:42 AM
VIDEO: Who will be Kamala Harris' running mate?
July 22, 2024 at 12:10 AM

Kamala Harris may be challenged for the Democratic presidential nomination

Some say Biden's decision to drop out of the race may energize the Democratic Party and inject fresh enthusiasm into the 2024 presidential election.
July 22, 2024 at 12:10 AM
VIDEO: Kamala Harris may be challenged for the Democratic presidential nomination
July 21, 2024 at 10:12 PM

The logistics of the Democratic nomination process

ABC News political contributor Amanda Renteria explains the path leading up to the Democratic National Convention.
July 21, 2024 at 10:12 PM
VIDEO: The logistics of the Democratic nomination process
July 21, 2024 at 9:46 PM

Dems 'will reach consensus very quickly' on Harris, Rep. Quigley says

ABC News' Kayna Whitworth speaks with Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Illinois, on Democratic support for Vice President Kamala Harris as the 2024 presidential nominee.
July 21, 2024 at 9:46 PM
VIDEO: Dems 'will reach consensus very quickly' on Harris, Rep. Quigley says
July 21, 2024 at 9:40 PM

'Democrats are back in play,' former GOP congresswoman says

Former Rep. Barbara Comstock says Joe Biden's decision to drop out of the 2024 presidential race has "totally flipped the script."
July 21, 2024 at 9:40 PM
VIDEO: 'Democrats are back in play,' former GOP congresswoman says
July 21, 2024 at 9:37 PM

Key Democrats praise Biden, support Harris

ABC News’ Jon Karl discusses the Democrats who are publicly supporting Kamala Harris as presidential nominee.
July 21, 2024 at 9:37 PM
VIDEO: Key Democrats praise Biden, support Harris
July 21, 2024 at 9:37 PM

Who will be the Democratic presidential nominee?

ABC News political contributor Heidi Heitkamp explains the process of selecting a nominee.
July 21, 2024 at 9:37 PM
VIDEO: Who will be the Democratic presidential nominee?
July 21, 2024 at 7:23 PM

These Democrats called for Joe Biden to step aside before his announcement

Several congressional Democrats expressed concern about Biden's viability as a presidential candidate before his announcement Sunday.
July 21, 2024 at 7:23 PM
President Joe Biden speaks on economics during the Vote To Live Prosperity Summit at the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, NV, July 16, 2024.
July 21, 2024 at 7:19 PM

Former DNC chair: Harris ‘would be strongest candidate’

ABC News political contributor Donna Brazile comments on President Joe Biden dropping out of 2024 presidential race.
July 21, 2024 at 7:19 PM
VIDEO: Former DNC chair: Harris ‘would be strongest candidate’
July 19, 2024 at 4:37 PM

Biden recovering from COVID-19 at Delaware home

President Joe Biden is recovering from COVID-19 at his home in Delaware, as he faces growing pressure from top Democrats to drop out of the race and make way for a new nominee.
July 19, 2024 at 4:37 PM
VIDEO: Growing pressure from Democratic Party on Biden
July 18, 2024 at 11:53 PM

Biden committed to staying in race despite calls from Democrats for him to exit

A top White House aide told ABC News that the president is committed to staying in the race. However, other sources say the president has been more open to hearing calls for him to end his candidacy.
July 18, 2024 at 11:53 PM
VIDEO: Biden committed to staying in race despite calls from Democrats for him to exit
July 18, 2024 at 10:31 PM

Democrats who want Biden out see flicker of hope with high-level pressure

Democrats who have been squirming over President Joe Biden's future atop the 2024 ticket suddenly felt a flicker of hope Thursday.
July 18, 2024 at 10:31 PM
President Joe Biden walks toward Air Force One, at Harry Reid international airport in Las Vegas, on July 17, 2024.
July 18, 2024 at 1:03 AM

California Rep. Adam Schiff has called for Pres. Biden to drop out of the election

California Rep. Adam Schiff has called for Pres. Biden to drop out of the election, adding to the continued fallout of Democratic support for him.
July 18, 2024 at 1:03 AM
VIDEO: California Rep. Adam Schiff has called for Pres. Biden to drop out of the election
July 18, 2024 at 12:17 AM

Schumer, Jeffries pushed for vote on Biden's nomination to be pushed back: Sources

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told President Biden it would be best for him, the party, and the country if he got out, sources told ABC News.
July 18, 2024 at 12:17 AM
VIDEO: Schumer, Jeffries pushed for vote on Biden's nomination to be pushed back: Sources
July 17, 2024 at 11:32 PM

Democrats brace for amped-up debate over Biden after RNC: ANALYSIS

Democrats are bracing for revived debates over Joe Biden's chances in November after the GOP convention ends at the end of the week.
July 17, 2024 at 11:32 PM
President Joe Biden delivers remarks during the CNN Presidential Debate at the CNN Studios, June 27, 2024, in Atlanta.
July 17, 2024 at 7:38 PM

Biden hits campaign trail as some Democrats talk of replacing him

As President Joe Biden fights to show doubters he can beat former President Donald Trump, some Democrats are uneasy about the party’s plan to formally nominate him as the candidate in the coming days.
July 17, 2024 at 7:38 PM
VIDEO: Biden hits campaign trail as some Democrats talk of replacing him
July 17, 2024 at 6:31 PM

Top Democrats call for delay in nomination of Joe Biden

Both Sen. Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Hakeem Jefferies pushed the party to delay Joe Biden's nomination.
July 17, 2024 at 6:31 PM
VIDEO: Top Democrats call for delay in nomination of Joe Biden
July 17, 2024 at 6:01 PM

Rep. Adam Schiff calls on Biden to drop out of race

"While the choice to withdraw from the campaign is President Biden's alone, I believe it is time for him to pass the torch,” Schiff said Wednesday in a statement released by his office.
July 17, 2024 at 6:01 PM
VIDEO: Rep. Adam Schiff calls on Biden to drop out of race
July 16, 2024 at 11:54 PM

Some House Dems push to delay early Biden nomination vote

In a letter obtained by ABC News, a group of House Democrats are criticizing a plan to hold a virtual roll call to formally nominate President Biden in the coming days.
July 16, 2024 at 11:54 PM
VIDEO: Some House Dems push to delay early Biden nomination vote
July 16, 2024 at 10:10 AM

DNC announces $15 million investment in swing-state parties

The Democratic National Committee announced a $15 million investment in swing-state parties Monday as look to beef up their campaign infrastructure in key battlegrounds.
July 16, 2024 at 10:10 AM
Democratic National Committee Chairman Jaime Harrison speaks to a crowd during the South Carolina Democratic Party First in the Nation Celebration and dinner at the state fairgrounds on Jan. 27, 2024 in Columbia, S.C.
July 13, 2024 at 9:49 PM

DNC announces 2024 platform draft outlining Biden agenda, contrast with Trump

The platform outlines priorities for Democrats to "finish the job" under the Biden-Harris administration, but also distinctly emphasizes differences with Donald Trump.
July 13, 2024 at 9:49 PM
In this May 24, 2024, file photo, Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison speaks during a trip across eastern North Carolina to engage with rural and Black voters, at NC Coordinated Campaign, in Smithfield, North Carolina.
July 12, 2024 at 11:44 PM

Democrats continue to call for Biden to exit race

Joe Biden is trying to stop the chorus of calls from Democrats to drop out of the 2024 presidential race. ABC News' Mary Alice Parks weighs in on what Biden can do to reverse waning support.
July 12, 2024 at 11:44 PM
VIDEO: Democrats continue to call for Biden to exit race
July 12, 2024 at 4:46 PM

Donors to hold $90 million in pledges if Biden remains on ticket: New York Times

Some major Democratic donors told the largest pro-Biden super PAC that roughly $90 million in pledged donations will remain on hold if Joe Biden maintains his candidacy.
July 12, 2024 at 4:46 PM
VIDEO: Donors to hold $90 million in pledges if Biden remains on ticket: New York Times
July 12, 2024 at 1:09 AM

Biden's solo, unscripted news conference a pivotal moment in debate rebound effort

All eyes will be on President Joe Biden when he holds his first solo news conference of the year on Thursday.
July 12, 2024 at 1:09 AM
U.S. President Joe Biden attends a campaign event at Sherman Middle School, in Madison, Wis., July 5, 2024.
July 11, 2024 at 6:16 PM

Sen. John Fetterman stands with Biden amid calls for him to step aside

The Pennsylvania senator joins "The View" to defend his support for President Joe Biden’s candidacy in 2024: "I do believe Joe Biden is the one guy, the right guy, and that's going to be my guy."
July 11, 2024 at 6:16 PM
VIDEO: Sen. John Fetterman stands with Biden amid calls for him to step aside
July 11, 2024 at 4:26 PM

Democratic Senate candidates see fundraising boom even as Biden campaign loses donors

At least six Democratic Senate candidates have seen massive fundraising hauls in the second quarter of this year, which includes the time after the presidential debate.
July 11, 2024 at 4:26 PM
In this Oct. 20, 2018, file photo, Senate candidate Jacky Rosen introduces former Vice President Joe Biden as he campaigns for Nevada Democratic candidates during a rally in Las Vegas.
July 11, 2024 at 3:56 PM

Joe Biden has a plan to bounce back. Many Democrats aren't buying it: ANALYSIS

Joe Biden's plan to bounce back from his disastrous debate involves a more aggressive campaign. Democrats don't think it's working.
July 11, 2024 at 3:56 PM
Democratic presidential candidate U.S. President Joe Biden listens, as Republican presidential candidate and Donald Trump speaks, during their debate in Atlanta, Georgia, June 27, 2024.
July 10, 2024 at 10:37 PM

Pelosi says time running short for Biden to decide, but he's said he's staying in

Nancy Pelosi declined to directly answer when asked if Joe Biden had her support as he seeks reelection amid debate between Democrats on his viability as a candidate.
July 10, 2024 at 10:37 PM
Former U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi speaks to members of the press on Capitol Hill March 12, 2024 in Washington, DC.
July 10, 2024 at 10:31 PM

Democrats divided on Biden’s candidacy

President Joe Biden is feeling pressure from some in his own party to withdraw. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Ill., joins the show to share his thoughts.
July 10, 2024 at 10:31 PM
VIDEO: Democrats divided on Biden’s candidacy