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Today on TAP: Wall Street Democrats fear a Warren nomination Read more


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Today on TAP: The misguided rush to pass the USMCA Read more


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Today on TAP: Mike Bloomberg is not the cure to what ails the party Read more


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By custom, the Senate minority leader has broad authority to name commissioners to independent agencies. Schumer must select Democrats willing to take on corporate power. Read more


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And while Democratic hopefuls have swarmed the state, three-quarters of Democratic voters don’t know whom they’ll support. Read more


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John Larson used a customer service–style approach to get his fellow Democrats aboard a bill to expand Social Security benefits. Read more


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At a forum in southeastern Virginia, candidates embrace a cause that once was political poison. Read more


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The Mississippi attorney general is running a competitive campaign for governor by emphasizing populist economic issues. Read more


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The New Democrat Coalition backs legislation that would preempt California’s strong tech privacy law, and replace it with next to nothing. Read more

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David Carlucci, a ringleader in the yearslong effort to deny Democrats a working majority in the New York state legislature, now wants to replace retiring House Appropriations Chair Nita Lowey. Read more

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The conservative Roberts Court has become increasingly aggressive in attacking Democratic laws and policies. It’s time for Democrats to counterattack. Read more

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To face a monstrous Republican seeking re-election, Democrats chose a moderate, ‘electable’ Senate lifer over an insurgent from Vermont. What about this year? Read more

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To beat Trump, we need new ideas that mobilize our nation. Read more

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Today on TAP: Warren may have a clear path Read more


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With only one debate, candidates will get the national stage before the deadline for disclosing their third-quarter donor information. Read more

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As Elizabeth Warren increasingly looks like the front-runner, who might be her running mate? Read more

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Every candidate confronts some kind of scandal. The candidates who win are the ones who can move past them. Read more

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A Sludge analysis of new second-quarter campaign finance reports has found that the Democratic leaders in the House combined to take in nearly $1.2 million in contributions from corporate and trade association PACs. Read more

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Dianne Feinstein's dust-up with activists over the Green New Deal revealed that progressives are unwilling to tolerate a political system that they feel threatens planetary survival. Read more

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