(WASHINGTON) -- The 2024 presidential race is still two years away but a major change to Democrats' primary process -- affecting which candidates run and which states get first crack at voting on their chances -- could come any day now. Some party members are... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats on Wednesday elected a historic new generation of leaders. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York will succeed Nancy Pelosi as leader of the Democratic Caucus. The 52-year-old Jeffries will be the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress. The whip will... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday will address her "future plans" in Democratic leadership, according to her spokesperson, a decision that will have a major impact on Democrats in their new position as House minority. "Speaker Pelosi has been overwhelmed by calls from... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Republicans are projected to retake control of the House in the midterm elections, breaking Democrats' unified control of the federal government, ABC News reports. Despite other midterm disappointments, that marks a major victory for the party that's been the chamber's minority since 2019... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A red wave in the midterm elections propelled by discontent over sky-high inflation was expected to deliver a historic defeat for Democrats -- until it didn't. Typically the party in control of the White House suffers significant losses in the midterm elections.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Control of the Senate will no longer hinge on Georgia. Nevada incumbent Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto defeated Republican Adam Laxalt, giving Democrats at least 50 seats and control of the upper chamber. Now, the results of Georgia's runoff election between incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The 2022 midterm elections are shaping up to be some of the most consequential in the nation's history, with control of Congress at stake. All 435 seats in the House and 35 of 100 seats in the Senate are on the ballot, as... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden addressed election results for the first time Wednesday, saying it was a "strong night" for Democrats as the party defied expectations and avoided a Republican blowout. "It was a good day, I think, for democracy. And I think it was... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats pushed back against historic trends in the 2022 midterms, overcoming broadly negative economic attitudes and Joe Biden’s unpopularity to hold more seats than typical in the face of such headwinds. Their competitiveness came down to a variety of factors -- support for... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said his party faces a difficult election on Tuesday amid stiff headwinds over the economy but insisted he still sees a "pathway" for Democrats to at least keep control of the Senate. Booker noted to "This Week" co-anchor Martha... Read More.
(LAVEEN VILLAGE, Ariz.) -- Former President Barack Obama continued his crisscrossing of midterm election battlegrounds Wednesday in Arizona -- hoping to turn out voters so Democrats can hold the Senate and keep election deniers out of office. "Our democracy is on the ballot, and nowhere... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Registered Republicans are outpacing Democrats in the breakdown of the more than 3.5 million Florida voters who had cast ballots as of Thursday morning, according to data posted on the state Division of Elections website -- an unusual pivot in early-vote trends... Read More.