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Party Joke or Morality Tale? New Film Re-Examines Gary Hart

Party Joke or Morality Tale? New Film Re-Examines Gary Hart

By Jocelyn Noveck | Nov 16
Hey, remember Gary Hart?

After Midterms Success, Democrats Develop 2020 Strategies

After Midterms Success, Democrats Develop 2020 Strategies

By Juana Summers | Nov 16
Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala Harris offered guidance on when Democrats should fight President Donald Trump and Republicans.

Pelosi Sees Vocal Opposition to Her Return as House Speaker

Pelosi Sees Vocal Opposition to Her Return as House Speaker

By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly | Nov 16
If it was up to most of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi would be the obvious choice to become speaker of the House.

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Vapes

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Vapes

By Mike Stobbe | Nov 15
A top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.

Whitaker Abandoned Taxpayer-Funded Project in Iowa in 2016

Whitaker Abandoned Taxpayer-Funded Project in Iowa in 2016

By Ryan J. Foley and David Pitt | Nov 15
While in private business, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker walked away from a taxpayer-subsidized apartment-rehabilitation project in Iowa after years of cost overruns, delays and other problems, public records show.

Deadlines Looming in Pivotal, Rancorous Florida Recounts

Deadlines Looming in Pivotal, Rancorous Florida Recounts

By Gary Fineout and Brendan Farrington | Nov 15
Florida's bumpy election recount reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America's top political battlegrounds.

Bloomberg Likely to Decide on 2020 Bid by Early Next Year

Bloomberg Likely to Decide on 2020 Bid by Early Next Year

By Steve Peoples | Nov 14
Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party and outlined an aggressive timeline for deciding whether to run for president.

Liz Cheney Poised for Ascent into Republican Leadership

Liz Cheney Poised for Ascent into Republican Leadership

By Mead Gruver and Lisa Mascaro | Nov 13
Liz Cheney has had a quiet first term as congresswoman, but that's about to change. She's seeking a House Republican leadership post that's key to her party's strategy against next year's Democratic majority.

Why Wait? Democrats Openly Flirt with 2020 White House Bids

Why Wait? Democrats Openly Flirt with 2020 White House Bids

By Thomas Beaumont, Juana Summers and Julie Pace | Nov 13
Motivated by an urgency to unseat President Donald Trump and the prospect of a historically large primary field, Democrats see little incentive to delay or downplay their 2020 presidential hopes

Centrist Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Flips Arizona Senate Seat

Centrist Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Flips Arizona Senate Seat

By Nicholas Riccardi | Nov 13
In a year of liberal challenges to President Donald Trump, an avowed centrist scored the Democratic Party's biggest coup -- flipping a red state's U.S. Senate seat.

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