FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) waves after making a nomination speech for Senator Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Scott Audette/File Photo

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Officially Declares 2020 Candidacy

U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, an Iraq War veteran who at times has had a spiky relationship with the Democratic Party, on Saturday will add...

Rep. Ilhan Omar Says She ‘Almost Chuckles’ When People Say Israel Is a Democracy

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) tweeted Thursday in agreement with an activist who said that Israel isn’t a democracy. Previously Omar had said she “almost chuckles” when people say Israel...

Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey Will Join 2020 Presidential Run

Cory Booker, once mayor of New Jersey’s largest city and now one of the most high-profile, media savvy U.S. senators, declared his candidacy for president Friday,...

Bill That Allows States to Boycott Companies Boycotting Israel Moves Forward in Senate

The U.S. Senate is pushing forward a Middle East bill that would put in place new sanctions on Syria. The bill would allow state and local governments...

Nancy Pelosi Invites President Trump to Hold State of the Union Address on Feb...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has invited President Donald Trump to give the State of the Union address on Feb. 5, following a clash during...
FILE - In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting in Seattle. For someone who has given about $150,000 to Democratic campaigns over the years, Schultz is generating tepid, or even hostile, responses within the party as he weighs a presidential bid in 2020. That's because reports have suggested he's considering running as an independent, a prospect that could draw support away from the eventual Democratic nominee and hand President Donald Trump another four years in office, many fret. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Surprisingly, Many Democrats Are Not Eager to See Starbucks Founder Howard Schultz Run for...

For a businessman who grew a small coffee roaster into an inescapable global chain, who ensured that even his part-time workers had benefits and...
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., signs a deal to reopen the government on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Analysis: In First Battle Between House Dem Majority and Trump, Pelosi Won

In the year’s first test of divided government, give round one to Nancy Pelosi. And it wasn’t really competitive. When the record 35-day partial federal...

President Trump Comes Out of Shutdown Standoff Politically Wounded and Outmaneuvered

President Donald Trump, who famously vowed to negotiate big deals in the White House, came out of a government shutdown battle on Friday politically...

Bernie Sanders to Announce 2020 Presidential Bid

Three years after fighting a surprisingly competitive Democratic primary race against Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent, is making another run for...

President Trump Agrees to Deal That Reopens the Government for Three Weeks

Submitting to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump agreed to a deal Friday to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down...

WATCH LIVE: President Trump to Make Announcement on Government Shutdown

https://youtu.be/8k_CRw56dCY President Trump is expected to announce Friday he'll back a move to reopen the government for a few weeks, so government workers can get...

Trump Says He Might Take a ‘Pro-Rated Down Payment’ in Return for Ending the...

President Trump climbed down from his $5.7 billion demand for a border wall on Thursday as his proposal to reopen the government failed in...

Trump Ally Newt Gingrich Urges White House, GOP to Sweeten Shutdown Offer to Attract...

Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House and an ally of President Donald Trump, urged the White House and Senate Republican leaders to make...
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, greets supporters in Honolulu. The 2020 presidential election already includes more than a half-dozen Democrats whose identities reflect the nation’s growing diversity, as well as embody the coalition that helped Barack Obama first seize the White House in 2008 (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)

Early Contenders for 2020 Democratic Nomination Highlight Party’s Diversity

The early days of the Democratic primary campaign are highlighting the party’s diversity as it seeks a nominee who can build a coalition to...

Uh-oh: Beto O’Rourke Sings in a Sheep Mask, Tight Onesie in Newly Unearthed Video...

Democrats getting to know former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke as supporters urge him to run for president in 2020 can add “The Sheeps’ rhythm...

President Trump Recognizes New Interim President of Venezuela to Oust Dictator Nicolas Maduro

President Donald Trump has issued a statement recognizing a new interim president of Venezuela as the country's dictator is still clinging to power. With the...

Ex-Clinton Insider, Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Could Make a Run for President in...

The maybes walking for the Oval Office could include Terry McAuliffe, former Clinton insider, former Virginia governor. He says: “There are different sets of standards....

Cory Booker Is Telling People He’s “About to Run for President”

Cory Booker is telling folks he’s “about to run for president.” The New Jersey senator was spotted visiting a law firm in Midtown on Tuesday, and...

Minnesota Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson Says Dems Should Give Trump the Money for Border...

Minnesota Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson is telling his Democratic colleagues to approve President Trump's request for funding a wall on the southern border. On KFGO's...

McConnell Schedules 2 Senate Votes on Ending the Government Shutdown

Now Mitch McConnell has joined the game and suddenly, things have changed. The Senate majority leader, who until late last week had been virtually invisible...