Congressional Caucuses

RFE/RL Questions ‘Confession’ Of Ukrainian Blogger Held By Russia-Backed Separatists

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) says an alleged “confession” of spying by Ukrainian blogger and RFE/RL contributor Stanislav Aseyev that …


Panelist fires back over WH diversity claims

Commentator and former Congressional Black Caucus Executive Director Angela Rye blasted Gina Loudon, a member of President Trump's 2020 Advisory Council, over her "nonsense" talking points about black staffers at the White House.

Donald Trump

Democratic race for Florida attorney general gets bogged down in lawsuits

What looks like an easy win for Tampa state Rep. Sean Shaw in the Democratic primary for attorney general, setting set up a serious general election …


Bernie Sanders wins the Democratic nomination. Just don’t expect him to run with it. - The Washington Post

Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Democratic primary nomination for the Senate in Vermont. But don’t expect him to run on that mantle in November.<p>The Associated Press projected that Sanders, the former presidential nominee, defeated his sole challenger, Folasade Adeluola. However, Sanders, an independent …


California Democratic Party, Open-Government Groups Fight Bill to Lift Contribution Limits for Legislative Leaders

Faced with opposition from the California Democratic Party and open-government advocates, divided state lawmakers advanced a bill Tuesday that would …

Democratic Party

Walsh is dropping into Iowa to campaign. And yes, he’s going to the state fair.

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, who last month was in Ohio and Indiana to stump for Democrats, will be in Iowa on Wednesday.


An Iowa Evangelical Leader Is Gaining A National Audience By Pushing Back On Donald Trump

Bob Vander Plaats, the Iowa evangelical leader whose coveted endorsements make him a key figure in his state’s Republican caucuses, is asserting …

Donald Trump

Congressional Black Caucus chair blasts proposed superdelegate changes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus blasted proposed changes to Democratic "superdelegate" rules that would limit their ability to vote on the first ballot for the party's presidential nominees.<p>In a letter to Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez dated Monday, …


Congressional Black Caucus chair slams DNC superdelegate reforms

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric RichmondCedric Levon RichmondSenate Dems press Sessions for records on racial discrimination complaints …

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Omarosa v. Trump's Other 'Best People'

Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, editor at large Bill Kristol joins guest host Jim Swift to discuss Omarosa Manigault's return to the center of …


California lawmakers advance bill to boost leaders’ power

California lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a bill to let legislative leaders raise and spend more money to help their preferred candidates, despite …

Democratic Party

Julian Castro’s Iowa trip is another must for presidential campaign

WASHINGTON — Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro travels this week to the Iowa State Fair — a rite of passage for White House seekers since the …


‘LIZ4PREZ?’ GOP ad charges Warren has White House ambitions

“Elizabeth Warren” hurriedly throws another piece of clothing into an oversized suitcase before snapping it shut and running down the stairs. She …


The fight against subsidy-suckling Big Sugar: Blending populism with conservatism

When a Republican primary debate turns to charges of undue corporate influence, we pay attention. When a conservative lawmaker lays out a populist …