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A late February email exchange between Boylan and a prominent Democratic donor.

The Democratic Party is cracking down on candidates who hope to be the next Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and progressives are fighting back

Progressives want to challenge centrist Democrats in safe blue districts. The mainstream of the party isn't happy about that.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives slam Democratic Party leaders for ‘blackballing’ candidates who want to challenge sitting ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged her supporters to stop donating to the DCCC after the group said it won't work with firms that support challengers.
Former President Barack Obama greets House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in March 2016.

‘Naive and self-destructive’: Big Democratic donors back Nancy Pelosi and warn that funding will be cut in half if she’s pushed out

A host of top Democratic donors are voicing their support of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's bid to become the next House speaker.
Democratic candidate Jennifer Wexton is projected to win Virginia's 10th district.

Democrat Jennifer Wexton flips highly competitive Republican House seat

The seat had been held by Republicans for decades, but fierce opposition to President Trump finally tipped the scales.

Nancy Pelosi guarantees Democrats will win the House majority

"Let me say this. Up until today, I would've said, 'If the election were held today, we would win,' she said. "What now I'm saying is, 'We will win.'"

Opposition to Trump is making the DC suburbs finally turn blue

State Sen. Jennifer Wexton is challenging incumbent GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock just outside of Washington in one of the toughest races of 2018.

The race for a key Democratic post just heated up

The fight to replace Rep. Joe Crowley as the next chair of the House Democratic Caucus got an extra boost on Tuesday, when California Rep. and current Vice Chair Linda Sánchez announced her intent to run for the spot.

New Mueller indictment reveals that a congressional candidate requested stolen documents from Russian hackers in 2016

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced on Friday the indictment of 12 Russian government operative. The charging document says a candidate for the US Congress requested information and documents on their campaign's opponent before the 2016 election.

Top Democrat calls out leadership and says a ‘generational shift’ is needed: ‘I don’t intend to stay in Congress until I’...

As more insurgent Democrats make their way into the party, sometimes upending key figures in the leadership like the recent ousting of one member of the leadership, one ranking Democratic Rep. is maintaining her position for a "generational shift" in the party's brass.

Panicked Democrats are scrambling for a plan to handle insurgent candidates as more upend the 2018 midterms

As more Democrats upend the old guard within the House ranks, a debate is ensuing about how to approach these new candidates who might not be inclined to toe the party line when they arrive in Congress next year.