Democratic Party

In this Oct. 4, 2019 photo, Marty Small speaks at a swearing-in ceremony in Atlantic City, N.J. that installed him as acting mayor following the resignation of Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr.who admitted stealing $87,000 from a youth basketball team.
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AP News
October 15, 2019 - 10:09 am
Frank Gilliam Jr. became the fifth Atlantic City mayor to be busted on corruption charges since the 1970s. The city's history of graft and dirty-dealings at City Hall is so rich that HBO based the award-winning TV series "Boardwalk Empire" on it, focusing on turn-of-the-century politicians and...
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Bill de Blasio
September 20, 2019 - 8:41 am
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that he is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race, ending a campaign that failed to gain traction amid a crowded Democratic primary field.
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
July 30, 2019 - 4:55 pm
( WCCO ) -- The Democratic debate on Tuesday night is likely to be a full-throated affair, as fringe candidates fight to gain traction before tougher debate qualifications kick in, while others seek a comeback moment, or to cement their "real" contender status. Current frontrunner Joe Biden will...
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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JULY 02: Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a community conversation at the East Las Vegas Community Center on July 2, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Dan Wing
July 14, 2019 - 9:08 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Four of the Democratic primary candidates were in Philadelphia late Saturday afternoon for the 2019 Netroots Nation Conference to further discuss their platforms and take questions from the crowd of thousands of progressive organizers gathered at the Pennsylvania...
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Marge Tartaglione
Courtesy of state Sen. Christine Tartaglione
Pat Loeb
July 09, 2019 - 1:10 pm
UPDATED: 4:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former City Commissioner Marge Tartaglione has died at the age of 86. She was a force in the Democratic Party and a distinctive character in Philadelphia politics for more than 40 years. I was saddened to hear the news that Chairwoman Marge...
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Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, answers questions during a presidential forum held by She The People on the Texas State University campus Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Houston.
Michael Wyke/AP Photo
April 25, 2019 - 6:57 am
By Juana Summers and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden's decision to enter the Democratic presidential race is causing consternation among some Democrats, particularly women of color, who have been hoping for a nominee who better reflects the nation...
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In this Jan. 19, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, waves to the crowd after speaking at Women's Unity Rally organized by Women's March NYC at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan in New York
Kathy Willens/AP Photo, File
February 15, 2019 - 8:25 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing...
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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris
Lynne Sladky/AP, file
January 08, 2019 - 11:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As she nears a decision on whether to seek the presidency, Sen. Kamala Harris is taking on what could be a hurdle in a Democratic primary: her past as a prosecutor. In her memoir published Tuesday, the California Democrat describes herself as a "progressive prosecutor" and says it...
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Democrat Danny O'Connor, the Franklin County recorder, meets with volunteers at his campaign headquarters, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Columbus.
AP Photo/John Minchillo
August 07, 2018 - 1:17 pm
By Steve Peoples and Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump's preferred congressional candidate — and his chief legislative achievement — are about to be tested in battleground Ohio in the season's final high-stakes special election. The midsummer affair...
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Tim Jimenez-KYW Newsradio
August 02, 2018 - 10:33 am
By Grace Sparks, CNN (CNN) -- Several factors that pollsters look at are predicting a "blue wave' in the fall elections, and some observers are calling 2018 the "year of the woman" given the number of female candidates running across the country. And it seems female voters are getting ready to...
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