Democrat Gavin Newsom survives California recall election, will remain as governor, NBC News projects

Gavin Newsom survived a Republican attempt to remove him from office as California’s governor, ensuring that the Democrat can serve out the rest of his term as the top official in the nation’s most populous state, according to an NBC News projection. With 66% of the expected vote in, Newsom led with 5,619,538 votes, or… Continue reading Democrat Gavin Newsom survives California recall election, will remain as governor, NBC News projects

Top Democrat on House tax-writing panel to unveil sweeping benefits, credits for families

The Democrat in command of the House’s key tax-writing committee will on Tuesday unveil a list of priorities aimed at providing sweeping new benefits to working parents and families. Rep. Richard Neal, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and gatekeeper of new tax legislation, will outline investments in what Democrats are calling… Continue reading Top Democrat on House tax-writing panel to unveil sweeping benefits, credits for families

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Democrat Jon Ossoff Blasts Rival Sen. Perdue’s Controversial Ad

Democratic candidate for Georgia's Sixth Congressional Seat Jon Ossoff speaks to supporters during an election-night watch party Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Dunwoody, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Democratic Senate candidate Jon Ossoff is blasting a now-deleted attack ad from his incumbent Republican rival, Sen. David Perdue, that appears to engage in anti-Semitic tropes. “For my opponent to stoop to this kind of incredibly divisive, inappropriate, offensive tactic is really disturbing,” Ossoff, who is Jewish, said Tuesday at a virtual news conference, “and… Continue reading Democrat Jon Ossoff Blasts Rival Sen. Perdue’s Controversial Ad