Democrats

Midterm Elections

Democrats Are Only Backing 3 Black Women on Their List of 73 House Candidates

On Wednesday, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee added a third Black woman to its Red to Blue list, which backs Democrats running in Republican districts.
Marie Solis
8.16.18
politics

5 Women to Watch in Tuesday's Primary Elections

Eight states are holding primary elections tonight. Candidates like Deb Haaland and Tanzie Youngblood could stand to make history.
Kimberly Lawson
6.5.18
politics

'We Do Not Have to Accept This': Rep. Jayapal Refuses to Be Called 'Young Lady'

During a legislative debate, Rep. Don Young called Rep. Pramila Jayapal a “young lady” who “doesn’t know a damn thing about what she’s talking about.” Jayapal, who is 51, talks to Broadly about shutting down belittling comments from male colleagues.
Kimberly Lawson
9.8.17
politics

'It's Just the Right Thing to Do': Kamala Harris Sponsors Single-Payer Bill

Last night, the California senator announced her plans to co-sponsor Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" bill.
Gabby Bess
8.31.17
Opinion

If You Support Anti-Abortion Democrats, You Should Expect Anti-Woman Policy

Compromising on the right to choose will have disastrous consequences. Democrats need to acknowledge that fact.
Callie Beusman
8.2.17
Opinion

Why the Hell Does Anyone Think Democrats Should Embrace Anti-Abortion Rhetoric?

The "abortion debate" isn't about finding a way to respect two competing ideological beliefs—it's a question of whether women should have full access to healthcare.
Callie Beusman
5.12.17
crime

Radio Host Who Accused Democrats of Voter Fraud Now Charged with Voter Fraud

During the 2016 election, conservative radio host Steve Curtis claimed "virtually every case of voter fraud" was committed by Democrats. Last week, he was charged with forging his ex-wife's ballot.
Gabby Bess
3.27.17
politics

GOP's Proposed Ban on Congressional Live-Streaming Is Probably Unconstitutional

House Republicans are attempting to block opposition from the Democratic party, but the ACLU says the new rule could be contested in court if it passes.
Gabby Bess
12.28.16
politics

Woman on Professor Watchlist Goes Into Hiding After Receiving Death Threats

We talked to other professors listed on the Professor Watchlist website, which claims to "expose and document college professors who discriminate against conservative students and advance leftist propaganda in the classroom."
Kimberly Lawson
12.15.16
politics

Nina Turner on How to Make the Democratic Party Great Again

The former Senator from Ohio and Bernie surrogate says the answer is plain and simple: "We need to give a shit about the people."
Gabby Bess
12.8.16
election 2016

How the Hell Is Trump Not Losing Terribly in the Polls?

The GOP nominee has bragged about sexual assault, been accused of raping a child, and been endorsed by the KKK. How is he not getting crushed?
Sarah Hagi
11.4.16
politics

The 'House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives'—A Steaming Pile of Shit?

We spoke to Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky who says that the ongoing investigation into fetal tissue research is a congressional overstep and an assault on women's rights.
Gabby Bess
5.31.16