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July 1, 2022, 3:25 AM

Evan McMullin Isn't A Democrat. Utah Democrats Are Supporting His Campaign Anyway

We explore Evan McMullin’s background and look at whether his coalition of Democrats, anti-Trump Republicans and independents in Utah can actually bring him to Washington, D.C.
July 1, 2022, 3:25 AM
Evan McMullin Isn't A Democrat. Utah Democrats Are Supporting His Campaign Anyway
June 29, 2022, 11:16 AM

Why Democrats spent millions in some GOP primaries -- betting they can sway the base

Democratic-affiliated organizations have spent millions on political ad contracts to boost pro-Donald Trump candidates in the primaries in Colorado and elsewhere
June 29, 2022, 11:16 AM
Why Democrats spent millions in some GOP primaries -- betting they can sway the base
June 22, 2022, 5:14 PM

Democrat Joe Manchin signals he won't support Biden's call for a gas tax holiday

The West Virginia senator spoke exclusively with ABC News Congressional Correspondent Rachel Scott.
June 22, 2022, 5:14 PM
Democrat Joe Manchin signals he won't support Biden's call for a gas tax holiday
June 11, 2022, 9:05 PM

Democrats on the ropes from redistricting could determine balance of power in Congress

Redistricting has helped eliminate competition, giving incumbents bolstered protection. But not every officeholder gets a break.
June 11, 2022, 9:05 PM
Dems on the ropes from redistricting could determine balance of power in Congress
1 month ago

Sen. Chris Murphy gives Biden update on Senate gun reform talks

On ABC's "The View," Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., gave an update on gun negotiations and then met with President Joe Biden at the White House on Tuesday.
1 month ago
Key Democrat gives Biden update on Senate gun reform talks
1 month ago

John Fetterman says his stroke leading up to Senate race was 'preventable'

Pennsylvania voters have quietly questioned Democratic Senate nominee’s fitness in the weeks after the health scare.
1 month ago
John Fetterman reveals undisclosed heart condition
1 month ago

Lee wins Democratic primary in historic bid for Congress

Summer Lee has won a five-way Democratic primary for a Pittsburgh-based U.S. House seat
1 month ago
Lee wins Democratic primary in historic bid for Congress
1 month ago

House Dems pass gas price-gouging bill that faces uphill battle in the Senate

The Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act was approved along party lines in a vote of 217-207, with four Democrats joined all Republicans in opposition
1 month ago
House Dems pass gas price-gouging bill that faces uphill battle in the Senate
2 months ago

Sen. Chris Van Hollen says he suffered 'minor stroke'

Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen tweeted he is feeling better but "but will follow doctors' orders."
2 months ago
Sen. Chris Van Hollen says he suffered 'minor stroke'
2 months ago

Atlanta will bid for 2024 Democratic nominating convention

It could be another step toward the center of American politics for Georgia.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Iowa Democrats seek to keep caucus the 1st presidential test

Iowa Democrats have begun making their case for why the Iowa caucus should remain the first step in the party's presidential nominating process
2 months ago
Iowa Democrats seek to keep caucus the 1st presidential test
2 months ago

Utah Democrats back independent as US Senate candidate

Utah Democrats pulling hard to defeat Republican Sen. Mike Lee took the unusual step Saturday of spurning a party hopeful to instead get behind an independent, former presidential candidate Evan McMullin
2 months ago
Utah Democrats choose independent as candidate for US Senate
3 months ago

'Democrats have to deliver better' to the American people: Brazile

The Powerhouse Roundtable breaks down the latest news on "This Week."
3 months ago
'Democrats have to deliver better' to the American people: Brazile
3 months ago

Democrat Finkenauer knocked off US Senate primary ballot

Democrat Abby Finkenauer cannot appear on the June 7 primary ballot.
3 months ago
Leading Iowa Democrat knocked off Senate primary ballot
3 months ago

Black Democrats try to revive party in Trump territory

Dozens of Black Democratic candidates seek office in heavily Republican states.
3 months ago
3 months ago

Democrats, families push Senate to approve legislation to help soldiers sickened by burn pits

Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan were exposed to toxic materials in burn pits.
3 months ago
Democrats, families push for legislation to help soldiers sickened by burn pits
4 months ago

House Democrats mark Equal Pay Day

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic Women’s Caucus held a press conference to highlight the gender pay gap in recognition of Equal Pay Day.
4 months ago
House Democrats mark Equal Pay Day
4 months ago

Democrats push to close gender gap on Equal Pay Day

Members of the House Democratic Women's Caucus, the Department of Labor and labor activists gathered to draw attention to the gender pay gap Tuesday on Equal Pay Day.
4 months ago
Democrats push to close gender gap on Equal Pay Day
4 months ago

Biden tells House Democrats to do better job selling agenda ahead of midterms

Democrats are on retreat in Philadelphia focusing on their message for the fall.
4 months ago
Biden tells House Democrats to do better job selling agenda ahead of midterms
4 months ago

'We want to win': Democrats face choice in key Senate race

Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party committee members backed U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb by 2 to 1 in an endorsement vote over Lt. Gov. John Fetterman in the primary race for the state's open U.S. Senate seat
4 months ago
'We want to win': Democrats face choice in key Senate race
5 months ago

NY Rep. Rice won't seek reelection, 30th House Dem to retire

Rep. Kathleen Rice says she will not seek reelection this fall
5 months ago
NY Rep. Rice won't seek reelection, 30th House Dem to retire
5 months ago

Democratic Senate debates merits of passion vs. pragmatism

Democrats have conflicting views of what they're doing in the 50-50 Senate.
5 months ago
5 months ago

Pressure builds for Biden, Democrats to move past COVID

With the midterms nine months away, Democrats are joining a chorus of Republicans who say the nation must learn to “live with the virus."
5 months ago
Political pressure builds for Biden, Dems to move past COVID
5 months ago

Democrats propose federal gas tax holiday ahead of midterm elections

Two Senate Democrats up for reelection proposed a bill on Wednesday to temporarily suspend the federal gas tax through the end of 2022.
5 months ago
Democrats propose federal gas tax holiday ahead of midterm elections
5 months ago

Opposition to Stacey Abrams unites Georgia's divided GOP

Locked in a bitter Georgia Republican gubernatorial primary, incumbent Brian Kemp and former Sen. David Perdue don’t agree on much these days
5 months ago
Opposition to Stacey Abrams unites Georgia's divided GOP
5 months ago

Kinzinger pushes 'uneasy alliance' to thwart Trump's allies

Congressman Adam Kinzinger of Illinois is calling on Democrats and independents to form an “uneasy alliance” with Republicans to fight former President Donald Trump’s influence in Republican politics
5 months ago
Kinzinger pushes 'uneasy alliance' to thwart Trump's allies
5 months ago

Manchin, key Dem, says Build Back Better bill is 'dead'

Manchin says that President Biden’s vast social and environment bill is “dead.”
5 months ago
Manchin, key Dem, says Build Back Better bill is 'dead'
5 months ago

DNC pulls record fundraising end-of-year hauls leading into critical midterm election year

The Biden administration and Democrats praised the chair of the DNC, Jaime Harrison.
5 months ago
DNC pulls record fundraising end-of-year hauls leading into critical midterm election
5 months ago

Pelosi announces she is running for reelection

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday she is running for reelection.
5 months ago
Pelosi announces she is running for reelection
5 months ago

Sen. Cory Booker talks about America’s challenges

Sen. Cory Booker talks about voting rights, President Joe Biden's first year and Russia.
5 months ago
Sen. Cory Booker talks about America’s challenges
5 months ago

Democrats make surprising inroads in redistricting fight

Democrats braced for disaster when state legislatures began redrawing maps.
5 months ago
Democrats make surprising inroads in redistricting fight
5 months ago

2 more House Democrats say they will not seek reelection

Two more House Democrats have announced they won't be seeking reelection in November
5 months ago
2 more House Democrats say they will not seek reelection
6 months ago

Lawmakers pay tribute as former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid lies in state in Capitol Rotunda

Congressional leaders on Wednesday honored former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, given the rare honor of lying in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
6 months ago
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid lies in state in Capitol Rotunda
6 months ago

Invoking Jan. 6, Dems pivot to fight for voting legislation

Democrats are mounting an impassioned bid to overhaul Senate rules.
6 months ago
Invoking Jan. 6, Dems pivot to fight for voting legislation
6 months ago

Biden vows he, Manchin will 'get something done' on $2T bill

President Joe Biden appears determined to return to the negotiating table with Sen. Joe Manchin
6 months ago
6 months ago

Democrats scramble to rescue Biden's 'Build Back Better' agenda

President Joe Biden and Senator Joe Manchin spoke for the first time since the senator said he would not support the nearly $2 trillion spending package, sources told ABC News.
6 months ago
Democrats scramble to rescue Biden's 'Build Back Better' agenda
7 months ago

Congressional Democrats raise debt limit by $2.5 trillion, averting financial calamity

Congress narrowly averted financial calamity Tuesday by passing legislation that would raise the federal borrowing limit by $2.5 trillion.
7 months ago
Congressional Democrats raise debt limit by $2.5 trillion, averting calamity
7 months ago

House Democrats seek to punish GOP Rep. Boebert

House Progressives are introducing a resolution Wednesday that will move to strip GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert of her committee assignments.
7 months ago
House Democrats seek to punish GOP Rep. Boebert
7 months ago

2nd Stacey Abrams governor bid sees new tests, intrigues

Stacey Abrams' 2022 Democratic campaign for Georgia governor is likely to be different than her narrow 2018 loss
7 months ago
2nd Stacey Abrams governor bid sees new tests, intrigues
7 months ago

Stacey Abrams launches 2nd campaign for Georgia governor

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she is making another run for governor of Georgia
7 months ago
7 months ago

Democrat Stacey Abrams announces 2nd try for Georgia governor

Democrat Stacey Abrams on Wednesday announced a second try for Georgia governor.
7 months ago
Democrat Stacey Abrams announces 2nd try for Georgia governor
7 months ago

Vermont Democratic US Rep. Peter Welch to seek Senate seat

Peter Welch says he will run for Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy’s Senate seat.
7 months ago
Vermont Democratic US Rep. Peter Welch to seek Senate seat
7 months ago

Biden's political standing fuels Democratic worry about 2024

Some Democrats have begun saying out loud what others are saying privately.
7 months ago
Biden's political standing fuels Democratic worry about 2024
7 months ago

House passes $1.7 trillion 'Build Back Better' bill

House Democrats passed the social and climate spending package Friday morning despite Republican efforts to delay the vote.
7 months ago
House passes $1.7 trillion 'Build Back Better' bill
8 months ago

Democratic Sen Patrick Leahy announces he won't seek reelection

Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, currently the longest-serving member in the Senate, announced on Monday he won't run for reelection in 2022.
8 months ago
Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy announces he won't seek reelection
8 months ago

Vermont Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy won’t seek reelection in 2022

Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the longest-serving member of the Senate, said Monday he will not seek reelection in 2022.
8 months ago
Vermont Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy won’t seek reelection in 2022
8 months ago

With Dems' prized bill at stake, a numbers game looms ahead

Democrats can lose no votes in the Senate and just three in the House.
8 months ago
With Dems' prized bill at stake, a numbers game looms ahead
8 months ago

Democrats got their wake up call, but 'don't know what time it is': Donna Brazile

The Powerhouse Roundtable breaks down the latest news on "This Week."
8 months ago
Democrats got their wake up call, but 'don't know what time it is': Donna Brazile
8 months ago

Democrats facing tough slog in 2022 governor's races

Republicans are increasingly optimistic about flipping governor’s offices.
8 months ago
Democrats facing tough slog in 2022 governor's races
8 months ago

Biden says passage of $1 trillion infrastructure bill a 'monumental step forward'

President Joe Biden was making last-minute calls to House members as Speaker Nancy Pelosi pressed for critical votes Friday on the Democratic agenda.
8 months ago
Biden says passage of $1 trillion infrastructure bill a 'monumental step forward'