Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton has jumped into the crowded race for the Democratic presidential nomination, presenting himself as a candidate of generational change. Moulton, a resident of Salem who represents the state's 6th Congressional District north of Boston, is serving his third term in Congress. He's also a U.S. Marines veteran. In the video, he puts his commitment to public service and moral values at the center of his long-shot bid for the White House. read more
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) formally launched his campaign for the presidency Sunday in his hometown of Dublin, Calif., according to CNN. In his remarks, Swalwell laid out specific agenda items, including a ban and buyback program for assault weapons and universal background checks for all gun purchases. He also became the latest candidate in the crowded Democratic field to vow not to accept donations from corporate political action committees.
Without the Russian collusion charge, Democrats have too much to overcome next year. That their own nominee is likely to be well to the left of America's mainstream makes it harder still. Democrats have too much at stake, too little favoring them, and too little time for a second chance. They cannot let today's Mueller report stand, or they will surely fall next year.
The spate of negative stories about Joe Biden's interactions with women hasn't upended the former vice president's standing as presumptive 2020 Democratic front-runner, according to the first national poll of the presidential field conducted since the controversy erupted. In a survey from Morning Consult, Biden was still at the top of the list of candidates with the support of 32 percent of voters who say they intend to participate in a Democratic primary or caucus next year. He is 9 points ahead of the next closest contender: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), at 23 percent. read more
A shooter is dead after a lock down at Naval Air Station Oceana on Friday morning. has been lifted following an active shooter incident. The lockdown was first announced around 7 a.m. Beth Baker with Navy Region Mid-Atlantic said a female sailor was shot during an isolated incident that occurred at the base at approximately 6:45 a.m., WAVY reports. She was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. read more