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Why Elizabeth Warren Will Never Be Treasury Secretary [Video]

Why Elizabeth Warren Will Never Be Treasury Secretary

Massachusetts senator and failed Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren lobbied Joe Biden to become his treasury secretary. In a humiliating snub heard around the political world Biden chose former..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published
Michigan Won't Be Helping Trump Overturn Election [Video]

Michigan Won't Be Helping Trump Overturn Election

President Donald Trump's efforts to swing the election in his favor are even further away from success. Michigan's four-member Board of State Canvassers voted on Monday to formally certify the state's..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:35Published
Kerry Will Be Climate Czar, No Senate Confirmation Needed [Video]

Kerry Will Be Climate Czar, No Senate Confirmation Needed

Former Secretary of State John Kerry will return to government. President Elect Joe Biden's transition team has announced that Kerry will tackle climate change. Kerry will serve on the National..

Credit: Wochit Tech     Duration: 00:31Published
Jim Cramer Says President Trump Is On a 'Warpath Against the Democrats' [Video]

Jim Cramer Says President Trump Is On a 'Warpath Against the Democrats'

Jim Cramer explains why he thinks that President Trump is on a 'warpath' against the Democrats.

Credit: The Street     Duration: 03:04Published
Biden To Tap Jake Sullivan As National Security Adviser [Video]

Biden To Tap Jake Sullivan As National Security Adviser

Biden To Tap Jake Sullivan As National Security Adviser

Credit: Wochit Business     Duration: 00:27Published
Biden To Announce Cabinet Picks [Video]

Biden To Announce Cabinet Picks

Washington (CNN) President-elect Joe Biden will announce his first Cabinet picks on Tuesday, two key members of his transition team said on Sunday, forging ahead with plans for his administration as..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
NEWS OF THE WEEK: 'The Mandalorian' fans call for Gina Carano's exit over anti-mask tweets [Video]

NEWS OF THE WEEK: 'The Mandalorian' fans call for Gina Carano's exit over anti-mask tweets

Fans of 'The Mandalorian' are calling for actress Gina Carano’s role to be recast over a series of anti-mask tweets amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

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Maryland Democrats Critical Of Gov. Hogan After Report Says $9.4M South Korean COVID-19 Tests Were Flawed [Video]

Maryland Democrats Critical Of Gov. Hogan After Report Says $9.4M South Korean COVID-19 Tests Were Flawed

Maryland Democrats Critical Of Gov. Hogan After Report Says $9.4M South Korean COVID-19 Tests Were Flawed

Credit: WJZ Baltimore     Duration: 01:48Published
Just like many 'suburbs' around the US, Sarpy County beginning to trend more Democratic [Video]

Just like many 'suburbs' around the US, Sarpy County beginning to trend more Democratic

The margins in the presidential race were closer in Sarpy County than anytime since 1964. Democrats in the county say they working to keep to continue the trend in the suburbs.

Credit: KMTV Action 3 News     Duration: 02:31Published
'Numbers don't lie' - Biden wins GA after recount [Video]

'Numbers don't lie' - Biden wins GA after recount

[NFA] After a painstaking recount, Georgia officials confirmed that President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump in the battleground state on Nov. 3, further narrowing the president's..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:02Published
Democrats rally for Biden to keep climate promises [Video]

Democrats rally for Biden to keep climate promises

A group of progressive Democrats rallied on Thursday (November 19) calling on President-elect Joe Biden to stay true to his campaign, which promised to prioritize vulnerable Americans.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published
Rep. Joe Neguse Elected To Co-Chair Of U.S. House Democratic Policy & Communications Committee [Video]

Rep. Joe Neguse Elected To Co-Chair Of U.S. House Democratic Policy & Communications Committee

The Colorado Congressman will play a key role in crafting the policy priorities for House Democrats.

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 01:00Published
Biden Says Second COVID-19 Stimulus Check Will Likely Pass Once Trump Exits [Video]

Biden Says Second COVID-19 Stimulus Check Will Likely Pass Once Trump Exits

Biden Says Second COVID-19 Stimulus Check Will Likely Pass Once Trump Exits. On Wednesday, President-elect Joe Biden spoke to a group of frontline workers about a possible second COVID-19 relief..

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Democrats hold onto majority [Video]

Democrats hold onto majority

House Democrats are still holding onto the majority after almost loosing it.

Credit: FOX 4 Now Florida     Duration: 00:52Published
Recounts unlikely to change Trump election loss [Video]

Recounts unlikely to change Trump election loss

President Donald Trump's attempts to cling to power appeared more tenuous than ever on Wednesday as election officials in Georgia and Wisconsin said recounts were not likely to change the election..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 03:05Published
Biden warns of 400K deaths, calls on GSA to act [Video]

Biden warns of 400K deaths, calls on GSA to act

In a round table discussion with health care workers on Wednesday, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden said as many as 200,000 more people in the U.S. could be dead by January - and pressured the General..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:53Published
Reps. Baak, Tomassoni Defect From DFL Party [Video]

Reps. Baak, Tomassoni Defect From DFL Party

Democrats have been dealt a blow in the Minnesota state Senate after two powerful DFL senators are leaving the party to form their own independent caucus, reports Esme Murphy (2:06).WCCO 4 News At 5 -..

Credit: CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota     Duration: 02:06Published
Pelosi is re-elected as House Speaker [Video]

Pelosi is re-elected as House Speaker

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to keep House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her job for another two years, despite the Nov. 3 elections in which the party lost seats to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published
Trump Fires Director of US Cybersecurity Agency [Video]

Trump Fires Director of US Cybersecurity Agency

Trump Fires Director of US Cybersecurity Agency . Christopher Krebs reportedly expected to be fired after refuting Trump's claims of widespread voter fraud. The November 3rd election was the most..

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories     Duration: 01:16Published
Two State Senators Defect From DFL To Form New Independent Caucus [Video]

Two State Senators Defect From DFL To Form New Independent Caucus

Two Minnesota state senators have announced they're defecting from the DFL party and forming a new independent caucus. Katie Johnston reports.

Credit: CBS Dallas Digital     Duration: 00:29Published
In Blow To Progressives House Democrats Back Pelosi [Video]

In Blow To Progressives House Democrats Back Pelosi

This week the House of Representatives returned to Washington for the first time since the election. According to CNN, another election was at the top of their agenda: Speaker of the House. House..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:45Published
Trump fires top U.S. cybersecurity official [Video]

Trump fires top U.S. cybersecurity official

President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired the top U.S. cybersecurity official Chris Krebs in a tweet, accusing him without evidence of making a "highly inaccurate" statement on the security of the U.S...

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:04Published
Instant Karma? Trump Would've Won Georgia If He Hadn't 'Suppressed His Own Voting Base' [Video]

Instant Karma? Trump Would've Won Georgia If He Hadn't 'Suppressed His Own Voting Base'

Georgia's Republican top election official Brad Raffensperger says he believes President Trump's attacks on mail voting suppressed his own base. In fact, Raffensperger says Trump's baseless claims..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:38Published
Democrats And Republicans Agree On The Need For A  Second Stimulus Package, But Disagree On Some Specifics [Video]

Democrats And Republicans Agree On The Need For A Second Stimulus Package, But Disagree On Some Specifics

Both Democrats and Republicans agree on the need for a second round of economic stimulus. What they disagree on is what form that stimulus should take and how much it should cost. Katie Johnston..

Credit: CBS Dallas Digital     Duration: 00:48Published
Young Voters in Georgia Runoffs are Critical for Democrats [Video]

Young Voters in Georgia Runoffs are Critical for Democrats

With young voters accounting for 21 percent of voters in the Georgia general election, both parties are looking at young first-time voters to secure the seats. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 00:47Published

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“Life is going to return to normal,” Joe Biden promised Thursday in a Thanksgiving address to the nation. He was talking about life after Covid-13, but you could be forgiven if you thought he was..
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Ossoff says McConnell would cause 'paralysis' in Senate if Republicans win Georgia runoffs

Democratic Georgia Senate candidate Jon Ossoff took a shot at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Sunday – saying that if Democrats don’t win control of the upper chamber of Congress..
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Not All 74 Million Trump Voters Can Be Racists – OpEd

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By Nikolaos Gavalakis* Donald Trump will have to leave the White House in January. Although there will be a few skirmishes in the US courts in the coming weeks to sort out whether some votes were..
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Obama's former top economist says Democrats should accept a smaller stimulus package now and try to pass a larger relief plan later

Congress has been gridlocked on another coronavirus relief plan since the spring, and Democrats have been pushing for a larger package for months.
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Newt Gingrich: 'Never Thought It Would Be This Corrupt'

President Donald Trump has long considered the American election process rigged for Democrats, but, according to former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, it might only get worse....
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President-Elect Joe Biden’s Transition: Live Updates

After Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory, Arizona settles into life as a ‘magenta’ state. Democrats are awakening to the reality that voters’...
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Biden’s win hides a dire warning for Democrats in rural U.S.

While Democrats powered through Minnesota's cities and suburbs to reclaim the White House, the party slid further behind in huge rural swaths of northern battlegrounds
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Democrats made inroads in Arizona. But it’s a deeply divided place.


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The contentious 1991 gubernatorial race in Louisiana between ex-KKK leader and Republican David Duke and Democrat Edwin Edwards shows the path forward for progressives in the South.

Despite winning the presidency, Democrats had an awful 2020. Here's how progressives in the South can learn from history to pave a path forward.
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Democrats were united on top issues this Congress

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Democrats will enter the next Congress with a slighter majority — and less cushion to absorb...
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2020 shattered voting records. But once Trump is off the ballot, the GOP — and Democrats — may have trouble matching that turnout.

Trump pushed rural voters to turn out for the GOP and suburban voters to turn out for Democrats. Can either party match that now that Trump is gone?
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As Virginia Democrats rein themselves in, some see lost opportunities

Because of the pandemic, the state’s House and Senate will strictly limit the number of bills that can be introduced for the General Assembly session that begins Jan. 13.
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What explains Trump’s popularity

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US President Trump’s disastrous mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic probably cost him re-election. Yet it seems mind-boggling that he still won more votes than any incumbent president in American..
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Steve Forbes to Newsmax TV: Dem Win in Georgia Will Wreck Stock Market

The upcoming Georgia Senate runoff races are "absolutely critical," because if Republicans don't keep control of the Senate, Democrats will push through massive tax increases on capital gains that will..
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Scott Baio to Newsmax TV: Woke Dems Actually Woke GOP

The woke Democrats thought they were inspiring their base, but all of the gains by Republicans in the election were a result the GOP being awoken, according to conservative director and actor Scott..
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United States: SEC Chair Clayton Set Course For Democrats On Crypto, COVID-19 - Cooley LLP

"Democrats at the SEC soon will inherit Chairman Jay Clayton's playbook for handling the coronavirus...
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Perfect choice for the times: Biden sends clear message to Wall St with Yellen pick

From Wall Street to the progressive left of the Democrats, everyone is applauding Joe Biden's reported choice of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary.
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United States: Becker's Spotlight: The State Of The House Of Representatives Moving Forward - Becker & Poliakoff

Nearly a week after Election Day, Democrats across the country were celebrating as the major television networks declared Joe Biden the next President of the United States.
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United States: News From Second And State November 13, 2020 - Election Update - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

The current Senate is split 28 Republicans, 21 Democrats and 1 Independent. At this time, Senate Republicans flipped one seat previously held by a Democrat.
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Biden moves forward as top Democrats blast Republican post-election 'shenanigans'

"The Republicans should stop their shenanigans about an election that President Trump has already lost," Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said.
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United States: Washington, D.C. Update: November 5, 2020 - Becker & Poliakoff

The tally now stands at 48 Republicans and 48 Democrats in the Senate, with four races yet to be resolved.
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United States: Update: House To Vote On Historic MORE Act In December - Duane Morris LLP

As an update to our September 4th blog post, the House of Representatives was scheduled to vote on the historic MORE Act on September 21. However, days before that vote House Democrats...
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'Noise, not law': While Trump blusters, Biden plays the long game

Democrats are growing frustrated at Republicans for refusing to acknowledge Joe Biden's victory. But the President-elect is turning down the temperature. 
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Stacey Abrams says Democrats are pouring unprecedented resources into key Georgia Senate runoffs

The Democrats will be pouring "investment and resources" into two runoff Senate races in the Republican-leaning state.
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From the Archives, 1960: Long-sought goal reached by Senator Kennedy

Sixty years ago, John Kennedy was elected President of the United States, winning back the White House for the Democrats after eight years of Republican rule.
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