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January 7, 2021, 12:51 AM

Senate Democrats exuberant as regaining control of chamber nears

Senate Democrats are celebrating after the Georgia runoff election.
January 7, 2021, 12:51 AM
Senate Democrats exuberant as regaining control of chamber nears
2 months ago

Former astronaut Mark Kelly sworn in as Arizona's newest US senator

Former astronaut Mark Kelly was sworn into the U.S. Senate on Wednesday afternoon to fill the remainder of late Sen. John McCain's Arizona seat.
2 months ago
Former astronaut Mark Kelly sworn in as Arizona's newest US senator
2 months ago

The size of House Democrats' shrinking majority comes down to nail-biter races

Democrats in the House might still have a majority to wield over the GOP next year, but their advantage is growing even narrower as Republicans take minuscule leads.
2 months ago
The size of House Democrats' shrinking majority comes down to nail-biter races
2 months ago

With narrowed majority, Democrats on Hill face hurdles joining Biden Cabinet

Congressional Democrats harboring dreams of joining President-elect Joe Biden’s administration are facing a math problem.
2 months ago
With narrowed majority, Democrats on Hill face hurdles joining Biden Cabinet
2 months ago

Rep. Omar terminates contract with husband's consulting firm

She says she wants to ensure her supporters feel there's no perceived issue.
2 months ago
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The DNC's road from 'on the ropes' to securing a Democrat in the White House

The DNC is in a far different position than it was in the aftermath of the 2016 election, having successfully buoyed the triumphant campaign of Joe Biden.
2 months ago
The DNC's road from 'on the ropes' to securing a Democrat in the White House
2 months ago

DNC chair on future of the Democratic Party

Tom Perez talks about the future of the Democratic Party and President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
2 months ago
DNC chair on future of the Democratic Party
2 months ago

It's a 'great time' for Democrats to 'hit the reset button': Yvette Simpson

The Powerhouse Roundtable breaks down the results of the 2020 election on "This Week."
2 months ago
It's a 'great time' for Democrats to 'hit the reset button': Yvette Simpson
2 months ago

Nancy Pelosi formally announces run for reelection as House speaker

Nancy Pelosi formally announced her run for reelection as House speaker.
2 months ago
Nancy Pelosi formally announces run for reelection as House speaker
2 months ago

Democrats keep House majority but 'Republicans defied the odds'

The Democrats will retain their majority in the House of Representatives.
2 months ago
Democrats keep House majority but 'Republicans defied the odds'
2 months ago

Cori Bush makes history as 1st Black woman to represent Missouri in Congress

The community leader turned political hopeful is on the ballot again, and this time she's favored to win Missouri's 1st Congressional district — putting an end to a family dynasty in the Show-Me State.
2 months ago
Cori Bush makes history as 1st Black woman to represent Missouri in Congress
3 months ago

Low-key Democrat tries to hang onto Senate seat in Michigan

First-term Democratic Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan is trying to hang onto his seat
3 months ago
3 months ago

Georgia Sen. David Perdue's mispronunciation of Kamala Harris' name draws outrage

Perdue was speaking at a rally for President Trump Friday.
3 months ago
Senator's mispronunciation of Kamala Harris' name called 'incredibly racist'
4 months ago

Progressive groups call on Lieberman to end Georgia Senate campaign, consolidate Democratic support around Warnock

Ten progressive organizations called on Matt Lieberman to end his campaign in the Georgia special Senate election and help consolidate support around Raphael Warnock.
4 months ago
Progressive groups call on Lieberman to end campaign, rally support around Warnock
4 months ago

Dems have '60 to 70% chance of flipping the Senate': Nate Silver on 538 forecast

FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver breaks down the numbers with FiveThirtyEight's new Senate forecast.
4 months ago
Dems have '60 to 70% chance of flipping the Senate': Nate Silver on 538 forecast
4 months ago

With Democrats' votes split, party may risk being shut out of Georgia Senate runoff

With two Senate seats on the ballot, Georgia's in play, but are Democrats at risk of being shut out of the special Senate election runoff? Experts say there's still time.
4 months ago
With Democrats' votes split, party may risk being shut out of Senate runoff
4 months ago

Harris, Clinton, Pelosi and Warren seek to 'Supercharge' women to vote at Supermajority event

Supermajority, a women’s group founded by progressive leaders, is hosting Supercharge: Women All In,” a three and a half hour event focused on engaging women voters.
4 months ago
Harris, Clinton, Pelosi and Warren seek to 'Supercharge' women to vote
4 months ago

House Democrats unveil reform package to 'prevent future presidential abuses'

Democrats compared a new reform package to post-Watergate reforms passed by Congress after President Richard Nixon's resignation.
4 months ago
House Democrats unveil reform package to 'prevent future presidential abuses'
4 months ago

Democrats propose sweeping bill to curb presidential abuses

Each of the bill’s provisions is a response to actions by President Trump.
4 months ago
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Democrat Mark Kelly says winner of Arizona special Senate election should be 'promptly seated'

Democrat Mark Kelly appeared on ABC's "The View" Wednesday morning to discuss his campaign against Republican Sen. Martha McSally, and the vacancy on the Supreme Court.
4 months ago
Winner of Ariz. special Senate election should be 'promptly seated': Dem Mark Kelly
4 months ago

Former rising Democratic star speaks out

Andrew Gillum, the first Black nominee in a major party to run for governor in Florida, speaks to Tamron Hall in an exclusive interview after police found him inebriated in a Miami hotel.
4 months ago
Former rising Democratic star speaks out
4 months ago

Democrats to investigate DHS decision to withhold election interference bulletin

House Dem leaders criticized DHS for withholding a draft intelligence bulletin warning law enforcement agencies of a Russian effort to spread disinformation about Biden.
4 months ago
Democrats to investigate DHS decision to withhold election interference bulletin
5 months ago

Billie Eilish performs 'My Future' at DNC and urges everyone to vote in impassioned speech

Billie Eilish performed "My Future" at the DNC and urged everyone to vote for Joe BIden during an impassioned speech.
5 months ago
Billie Eilish performs 'My Future' and urges everyone to vote at DNC
5 months ago

Pelosi backs Kennedy over Markey in contentious Massachusetts Senate race

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is endorsing Rep. Joe Kennedy in the fierce Senate primary race in Massachusetts against incumbent Sen. Ed Markey.
5 months ago
Pelosi backs Kennedy over Markey in contentious Massachusetts Senate race
5 months ago

DNC 2020 Day 3: Kamala Harris accepts VP nomination, Obama slams Trump's failures

Highlights from DNC Day 3: Kamala Harris accepts VP nomination, Obama slams Trump's failures and a powerhouse lineup of women speakers: Clinton, Pelosi, Warren, Giffords.
5 months ago
DNC 2020 Day 3: Kamala Harris accepts VP nomination, Obama slams Trump's failures
5 months ago

Meet this rising star of the Democratic Party

South Carolina State Sen. Marlon Kimpson talks about Joe Biden and the future of the party.
5 months ago
Meet this rising star of the Democratic Party
5 months ago

DNC 2020 Live: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bill Clinton, Jill Biden to speak

The Democratic National Convention continues in Milwaukee Tuesday under the theme of "Leadership Matters" with emerging and longstanding party leaders speaking.
5 months ago
DNC 2020 Live: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bill Clinton, Jill Biden to speak
5 months ago

Candidate seeking to become 1st Afro-Latina member of Congress

Democrat Candace Valenzuela is a mother, educator and lifelong Texan with an inspiring message for young women everywhere.
5 months ago
Candidate seeking to become 1st Afro-Latina member of Congress
5 months ago

DNC 2020 Day 1: Michelle Obama, former rivals rally behind Joe Biden as they take aim at Trump's COVID-19 response

The DNC opened its convention under the theme of unity, with speakers who represented the party's progressive and traditional platforms.
5 months ago
DNC 2020 Day 1: Michelle Obama, former rivals rally behind Joe Biden
5 months ago

What it's like to be in Milwaukee this week for the DNC: Reporter's Notebook

Amid the nations' crises, few made the trip to Milwaukee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
5 months ago
What it's like to be in Milwaukee this week for the DNC: Reporter's Notebook
5 months ago

House Democrats push Saturday vote on $25B in Postal Service aid

House Democrats on Monday pressed forward with efforts to address the political firestorm over whether the USPS can manage an influx of mail-in ballots this November.
5 months ago
House Democrats push Saturday vote on $25B in Postal Service aid
5 months ago

After 2016, Democrats could be on track for much less infighting at 2020 DNC convention

Four years after raucous and contentious scenes, Democrats this year are positioned for much less drama and set to show off a far more united front.
5 months ago
After 2016, Democrats on track for much less infighting at 2020 DNC convention
5 months ago
Bernie Sanders predicts 'overwhelming' Biden support, despite progressive hesitations
5 months ago

Biden picks Harris as running mate, spars with Trump over masks, mail-in voting

Joe Biden made history by naming Sen. Kamala Harris as his vice president, while the former vice president criticized his rival for not promoting masks or mail-in voting.
5 months ago
Biden picks Harris as running mate, spars with Trump over masks, mail-in voting
5 months ago

'Invasive,' 'time consuming,' 'extensive': Inside the 3-month search for Biden's VP pick

Just three weeks after Sen. Bernie Sanders exited the race, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden tapped a small cohort of longtime loyalists to help him pick a VP.
5 months ago
'Invasive,' 'time consuming': Inside the 3-month search for Biden's VP pick
5 months ago

Biden and Harris make 1st appearance as historic Democratic ticket

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris made joint their first joint appearance as running mates Wednesday in Wilmington, Delaware.
5 months ago
Biden and Harris make 1st appearance as historic Democratic ticket
5 months ago

Biden and Harris speak in first campaign event as reactions to VP pick pour in

Friends and supporters of Sen. Kamala Harris are excited that Joe Biden chose her to be his running mate. Critics question her track record on the issues.
5 months ago
Biden and Harris speak in first campaign event as reactions to VP pick pour in
5 months ago

DNC Chairman Tom Perez says Harris pick gave him 'goosebumps'

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez on ABC's "GMA3."
5 months ago
DNC Chairman Tom Perez says Harris pick gave him 'goosebumps'
5 months ago

Rep. Ilhan Omar prevails in contentious Minnesota primary race

Her primary opponent, Antone Melton-Meaux, conceded.
5 months ago
Rep. Ilhan Omar prevails in contentious Minnesota primary race
5 months ago

Minnesota’s Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has survived a stiff primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an issue of her national celebrity
5 months ago
Minnesota’s Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger
5 months ago

Sen. Kamala Harris' friends on her upbringing: 'She was one to not let anyone tell her who she was'

Friends of the Democratic pick for vice president reflected on her life and seeing her grow up.
5 months ago
Democratic VP pick Kamala Harris' friends talk about her upbringing
5 months ago

2020 Alabama primary election results

View primary election results from Alabama, part of the 2020 Presidential Campaign.
5 months ago
2020 Alabama primary election results
5 months ago

Progressive woman wins primary, ousting Democratic family that held seat for 50 years in St. Louis

Missouri's August 4th primary elections were considered a win for Democrats across the state.
5 months ago
Progressive woman ousts Democratic family that held seat for 50 years in St. Louis
6 months ago

Georgia Dems nominate state party chairwoman for John Lewis' congressional seat

Nikema Williams, chairwoman of the Democratic Party of Georgia, was nominated to replace the late Congressman John Lewis on the ballot in November.
6 months ago
Georgia Dems nominate state party chairwoman for John Lewis' congressional seat
6 months ago

More 2020 Democrats calling Trump a 'white supremacist'

More 2020 Democrats are calling President Donald Trump a "white supremacist." ABC News compiled what they candidates are saying -- or not saying.
6 months ago
More 2020 Democrats calling Trump a 'white supremacist'
6 months ago

Susan Rice has spent years in the White House. Could she make a return as vice president?

Susan Rice has spent years in the White House. Could she make a return as Vice President?
6 months ago
Susan Rice spent years in the White House. Could she return as vice president?
6 months ago

Congressional leaders at odds over next coronavirus relief package

Key jobless benefits run out at the end of the month.
6 months ago
Democrats introduce new $350 billion initiative for communities of color
6 months ago

White Democrats are wary of big ideas to address racial inequality

FiveThirtyEight's Perry Bacon Jr. and political science professor Meredith Conroy discuss what the polls can tell us about white Democrats’ views on racial disparities in the U.S.
6 months ago
White Democrats are wary of big ideas to address racial inequality
6 months ago

Democratic Senate challengers set high bar in money race, boosting efforts to flip chamber

Democratic Senate candidates from Arizona to South Carolina raised tens of millions of dollars in the second quarter for campaigns to unseat Republican senators.
6 months ago
Democratic Senate challengers boosting efforts to flip chamber
6 months ago

Texas Democrats eye GOP Senate seat. But first they must survive a contentious primary.

M.J. Hegar and Royce West, both Democrats, are tangling over the Senate nomination to take on the state’s senior senator, John Cornyn.
6 months ago
Texas Democrats eye GOP Senate seat – but testy primary comes first