Inside Story

Does Bernie Sanders have a chance of beating Donald Trump?

Senator launches bid to be Democratic candidate for 2020 US presidential race.

US & Canada

US Democrat Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 presidential run

The 37-year-old Iraq War veteran has faced criticism for her 2016 meeting with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

US Democrat Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 presidential run

United States

New Speaker Pelosi sees 'new dawn' as Dems take control of House

Pelosi says she knows working with Republicans won't be easy as she ushers in new Democratic majority in the House.

United States

US House Democrats introduce legislation to reopen government

Package will include six bipartisan bills to fund departments closed by government shutdown.

US House Democrats introduce legislation to reopen government

US Midterms 2018

Democrat Stacey Abrams withdraws, vows to sue Georgia

Stacey Abrams quits race for governor of Georgia, accusing rival Republican Brian Kemp of voter suppression.

Democrat Stacey Abrams quits race, vows to sue Georgia state

Jamal Khashoggi

Democrats say Khashoggi 'rogue killers' theory 'defies reality'

On Capitol Hill, Democrats and former intelligence officials are angry about Donald Trump's support of Saudi Arabia's theory that 'rogue killers' could be behind the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.

Opinion

What should Democrats do to win?

It's time for them to bet on radicalism.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

Opinion

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the future of US politics

Young, bold and uncompromisingly progressive leaders like Ocasio-Cortez represent the last chance for a nation derailed.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love

US & Canada

Top House Democrat loses primary to socialist newcomer

Joe Crowley, who was considered a possible candidate to replace Nancy Pelosi as Democrat leader, suffers shock defeat.

Democratic primary: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ousts Joe Crowley

US & Canada

Female candidates lead Democratic fight in US primary elections

Democrats are rallying around the unprecedented number of women running for office as they try to regain the majority in the House of Representatives come November.

Opinion

The DNC lawsuit against the Trump campaign could be a great thing

The suit can help expose the naked truth about Trump's crew.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

United States

Two Democrats sworn into US Senate

Two new senators join US politics as sexual misconduct scandals by powerful men affect politicians.

Doug Jones and Tina Smith sworn in as US senators

United States

Democrats prepare to elect new leader

Democratic National Committee to hold as many rounds of voting as it takes in Atlanta for new chairman to emerge.

Democratic Party

'Democrats have ignored the working class for 30 years'

Samuel Ronan, who is running for DNC chair, hopes to revive party grappling with a post-election identity crisis.

Samuel Ronan: Democrats ignored working class for years

Opinion

Can Hillary Clinton placate the divided left?

Some on the left remain deeply conflicted about submitting to the depressing repetition of "lesser evilism".

Lauren Carasik

by Lauren Carasik

Lauren Carasik