Here's the latest on the Democratic Party. President-elect Joe Biden won the 2020 election against the Republican nominee, President Donald Trump. It is one of the two major political parties in the United States, alongside the Republican Party. The current chairperson of the party is former Secretary of Labor in the Obama administration, Tom Perez.
Orlando Apologizes for 'Inflammatory' Fourth of July Post Referencing Hate
"Yes, America is in strife right now, but you know what...we already bought the fireworks," the city's post said.
Newsom Targets DeSantis in Independence Day Ad: 'Freedom Is Under Attack'
"I urge all of you living in Florida to join the fight—or join us in California, where we still believe in freedom," the California governor said in his ad.
Jeff Bezos Slammed Over Biden Inflation Tweet: 'Buyer's Remorse'
Jeff Bezos shared his tweet as Americans face crippling gas prices at the pumps.
Fact Check: Did Joe Biden Say 'Life Begins At Conception?'
President Joe Biden's evolving views on abortion have come under scrutiny in the wake of the SCOTUS's Roe v. Wade ruling.
What Polls Say About Trump 2024 Run as Ex-President Considers Early Launch
Trump said Saturday that he is winning "by really big, record type, numbers," but polls show he and President Joe Biden would be set for a close race.
Putin To Exploit U.S. Economic Pain To Bring Biden Midterms Misery—Experts
Moscow is likely to exploit divisions within the U.S. and uncertainty about the cost of American support of Ukraine.
Japan Boosts Surveillance As Advanced Chinese Destroyer Circles Islands
President Joe Biden has been working to reorient NATO policies to reflect what he considers a growing threat from China.
Biden's Approval Rating Slumps in Nevada Amid Crucial Senate Race
Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto is facing a difficult re-election fight in what could be a hugely important race.
Manchin, Sinema Critics Say GOP Will End Filibuster Anyway to Ban Abortion
The demise of abortion rights has brought new urgency to the debate over the filibuster. Critics say Democrats should end the filibuster while they can.
Most Americans, Across Party Lines, Say Government 'Corrupt, Rigged': Poll
While most Americans distrust the government, one side was more likely to be wary than the other. Both liberals and conservatives don't trust one another.
Pentagon Sending More Assistance for Ukraine; Total Hits $6.9 Billion
The Defense Department announced more missile systems and ammunition are being provided to Ukraine.
Trump Beats Biden, DeSantis in 2024 Matchups Despite Jan. 6 Hearings: Poll
New survey data shows that just 39 percent of voters would back Biden in a hypothetical 2024 rematch against Trump, a figure that has decreased since May.
Original Maker of AK-47 Among 14 Russian Weapon Tycoons Left Unsanctioned
A report of sanctions on Russian individuals and defense manufacturers not being punitive enough follows new worldwide sanctions imposed this week.
Who Is Sandra Lindsay? Hospital Nurse Among Famous Medal of Freedom Winners
The White House announced the latest Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients. Among the more recognizable names was a New York City nurse who made history.
NATO Summit Leaves Questions Unanswered
NATO seems to be devoting more of its bandwidth on Asia, when its original purpose, deterring threats to Europe, is as relevant today as it has ever been since the Soviet Union's collapse more than 30 years ago.
Are We in a Recession? What Experts Are Saying
Bill Adams, chief economist for Comerica Bank told Newsweek the "jury is still out" on whether there will be a recession as some analysts have predicted.
AOC Slams Lindsey Graham Over Filibuster Ousting: 'You Sound Insecure'
"I don't care how long you 'worked' to seize control of people's bodies," the Democrat tweeted to the senator. "That right belongs to individuals, not you."
Saudi Arabia, Lift Raif Badawi's Travel Ban
The continued restrictions on Raif Badawi and Waleed abu al-Khair seriously undercut the Saudi government's narrative of transformative change under the auspices of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030.
Meghan McCain: 'The View' Emmy Noms Stopped When I Left
"They're not getting the same kind of attention they did. They've yet to replace me, which is very strange," said McCain, who left the ABC show in 2021.
Putting Abortion 'On the Ballot' Won't Solve Democrats' Roe Problem
It's difficult to imagine how the pro-abortion forces will make the Dobbs decision, or the abortion question generally, part of the midterm election.
Joe Biden's Approval Rating Worse Than Trump's at This Stage of Presidency
The president's approval rating may be a bad sign for Democrats as they face difficult midterm elections this November.
Biden's New Title IX Rules Double Down on Bad Ideas
As Title IX became a fact of campus life in the 2010s, commentators across the political spectrum objected to having a secret police govern sexual activity in educational institutions.
What Kind of President Do Republicans Want?
The Biden presidency is a disappointment to Americans. The list of problems is long and growing longer.
Biden Faces 3 Awkward Anniversaries of Things He Shouldn't Have Said
Last July, President Joe Biden made a series of inaccurate predictions on the pandemic, the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and rising inflation.
To Indict Trump or Run Against Him? That's Democrats' Toughest Question
A potential Department of Justice investigation of the former president could upend both parties' campaign strategies in crucial midterm elections.
Biden Adviser's 'Liberal World Order' Remarks Spark Derision
Joe Biden remarked on Thursday that Americans must continue to have high gas prices for "as long it takes" to prevent Russia winning the conflict with Ukraine.
Will Biden's Climate Goals Be Derailed by the Supreme Court?
"I cannot think of many things more frightening," Justice Elena Kagan wrote in a dissenting opinion to a ruling that restricts the EPA's regulatory power.
Putin Prolonging War 'Worst Thing' Imaginable for U.S. Economy: Expert
An economist who worked for former President Ronald Reagan said "there's no end in sight" for the war in Ukraine.
Kyrsten Sinema Kills Filibuster Plan After Pledge to Work on Abortion
President Biden is now intent on codifying Roe v. Wade after the Supreme Court's ruling, but Senator Kyrsten Sinema remains against filibuster reform.
Increasing U.S. Oil Production Could Set Climate Efforts Back Decades
As Joe Biden demands refineries ramp up production to cut gas prices, experts say the wrong steps now could push the U.S. even further from its emission goals.