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Democrats view socialism more positively than capitalism now — and it could signify a major shift for the party

The poll also showed massive drops in favorability of capitalism for younger Americans. Capitalism has lost traction with Americans age 18-29, whose view of the economic system has fallen by 12 points since 2016 to 45 percent. At the same time, young American's views of socialism is at 51 percent.

‘I think the party has yearned for a fighter’: Michael Avenatti confirms he may run as a Democrat against Trump in 2020

Michael Avenatti, the feisty lawyer known to needle President Donald Trump on TV and social media, confirms he's thinking about challenging Trump as a Democrat in the 2020 presidential election.
Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday endorsed dozens of Democratic candidates for the 2018 midterms.

Obama announces his ‘first wave’ of 2018 midterm endorsements, and doesn’t include Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday endorsed a "first wave" of Democratic candidates for the 2018 midterms. Obama's list of endorsements, which includes 81 names in total, notably did not include the rising star of the Democratic party, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.
Hillary Clinton at OZY Fest in Manhattan's Central Park.

Hillary Clinton calls Trump-Putin summit ‘deeply disturbing’ at NYC festival

Hillary Clinton described President Donald Trump's recent summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin as "alarming on many, many levels" while speaking at a music, politics, and food festival in New York City on Saturday.

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.

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.

The chair of the Democratic Party just embraced progressive insurgent Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, calling her ‘the future of our party’

The Democratic National Committee chair, Tom Perez, wholeheartedly embraced Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old progressive insurgent who stunned the political world last week when she unseated a 10-term incumbent New York Democrat, calling the democratic socialist "the future of our party."

Republicans have found a new boogeyman: Maxine Waters

Republicans have used many Democratic figureheads as their boogeyman over the years as a central focus for motivating voters to stop a liberal, left-leaning scourge from consolidating control in Washington. Now Maxine Waters is quickly becoming a regular face for Republicans to use in campaign ads.
Barack Obama.

Obama tells Democrats to stop dreaming about him and move on

In his first public comments in months, the former president Barack Obama told Democratic donors in California that they need to dig deep and move forward if they want to successfully challenge Republicans in the midterm elections and beyond.

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.