Latest U.S. Democratic Party News

Physician Green wins Hawaii Democratic primary for governor

Aug. 14, 2022 04:35 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — For their 16th wedding anniversary, Democrats in Hawaii gifted Josh Green and his wife, Jaime, a comfortable margin of victory in the gubernatorial primary Saturday. Green, the state’s current lieutenant governor, handily defeated former first lady Vicky Cayetano...

Jill Tokuda wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District.

Aug. 14, 2022 02:23 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Tokuda wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District.

Josh Green wins Democratic nomination for governor in Hawaii primary election.

Aug. 14, 2022 02:06 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh Green wins Democratic nomination for governor in Hawaii primary election.

Ed Case wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Hawaii's 1st Congressional District.

Aug. 14, 2022 02:04 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ed Case wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Hawaii's 1st Congressional District.

Brian Schatz wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Hawaii primary election.

Aug. 14, 2022 02:01 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brian Schatz wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Hawaii primary election.

Sinema took Wall Street money while killing tax on investors

Aug. 13, 2022 20:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, the Arizona Democrat who single-handedly thwarted her party’s longtime goal of raising taxes on wealthy investors, received nearly $1 million over the past year from private equity professionals, hedge fund managers and venture capitalists whose taxes...

Utah Democrats call for Sen. Gene Davis to step down

Aug. 13, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) — A week and a half after a former intern publicly accused state Sen. Gene Davis of sexual misconduct, the Utah Democratic Party is suspending the longtime lawmaker from party-related activities at all levels and has called for him to step down from the Utah Legislature....

Early voting begins in NY congressional primary

Aug. 13, 2022 08:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Early, in-person voting began Saturday in New York’s congressional party primaries, which will set the final field for a slew of competitive contests in the general election this autumn. Voters in two parts of the state are also picking new members of Congress in...

Jury: Democratic PAC defamed Roy Moore, awards him $8.2M

Aug. 12, 2022 23:25 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal jury awarded Republican Roy Moore $8.2 million in damages Friday after finding a Democratic-aligned super PAC defamed him in a TV ad recounting sexual misconduct accusations during his failed 2017 U.S. Senate bid in Alabama. Jurors found the Senate...

Congress OKs Dems' climate, health bill, a Biden triumph

Aug. 12, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Congress gave final approval Friday to Democrats' flagship climate and health care bill, handing President Joe Biden a back-from-the-dead triumph on coveted priorities that the party hopes will bolster their prospects for keeping their House and Senate majorities in...