She may be a long shot to win the South Dakota primary on June 3, but Republican Senate candidate Annette Bosworth has decided to shine a light on the sexism she’s encountered on the campaign trail.
The head of the Democratic National Committee said Wednesday that the victory of the candidate backed by the Republican Party establishment in the North Carolina Senate primary does not signal the decline of the tea party’s power.
Ex-Justice John Paul Stevens, in an unusually blunt appearance in a political setting for a former member of the Supreme Court, told a Senate hearing Wednesday that a constitutional amendment was needed to fix the nation’s broken system for financing political campaign.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden criticized voter ID laws Monday, saying progress on civil rights and economic justice depend on minorities having unimpeded access to the ballot booth.
With the Supreme Court weighing a challenge to the federal ceiling on campaign contributions by individual donors in an election cycle, a number of big donors from both parties are poised to bust through the old limits if the high court rules their way, according to a new report.