Before Elizabeth Warren became a Democrat, the young mother entered a liberal cauldron at Rutgers Law School, where students strived for big, systemic change. How Rutgers and later Penn Law shaped the presidential contender.
As he fought for political survival in 2016, Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey vowed to be an “independent voice.” With the Democratic impeachment of President Donald Trump drawing closer, Toomey’s promises of independence are facing high-stakes scrutiny.
Elizabeth Warren has surged and Bernie Sanders retains fervent supporters, but a poll of Pennsylvania and other battleground states suggests that Joe Biden has the upper hand over President Donald Trump in the places that could decide the 2020 election.
A sharply divided U.S. House is scheduled to cast its first votes related to the impeachment inquiry into President Donald J. Trump, in a step that illustrates how quickly the investigation has moved, and how Democrats have united around the effort.
Lawmakers from more liberal districts have long supported an aggressive posture toward President Donald J. Trump, but those from more moderate districts have been more reluctant, and some oppose impeachment.
A Democratic debate spent in the background and lagging fundraising has Joe Biden facing perhaps the most difficult period yet of his presidential campaign, a time when he appears stuck in neutral while Elizabeth Warren powers ahead.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren drew repeated fire from her competitors in the Democrats’ 4th presidential debate Tuesday night, while Joe Biden faded to the background for long stretches, underscoring how much the primary campaign has shifted.