Biden is Democrat feared by GOP

One Democrat keeps emerging as the candidate Republicans are worried about most in 2020: Joe Biden. Top Republican strategists and party operatives assessing the potential field of candidates say the former vice president is the Democrat likely to pose the biggest problem for President Trump in a general election. Biden, who has not announced whether…

Cook Political Report moves 5 GOP-held seats towards Dems

Five more Republican-held House seats are moving closer to the Democrats’ reach. The Cook Political Report, a nonpartisan election handicapper, shifted its ratings for five House races Wednesday, lifting Democrats’ chances in GOP-held districts in Colorado, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas. In Colorado, Rep. Mike Coffman’s (R) race moved from the “toss-up” column…

Democratic Senate campaign arm pulls ad reservations from West Virginia

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee’s independent expenditure arm is pulling roughly two weeks worth of ad reservations from West Virginia next month. The move was announced Wednesday by ad-tracking company Medium Buying and comes as Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) appears increasingly well-positioned to hold onto his Senate seat in November. Democratic Senate campaign arm pulls…

Trump administration probes complaint that Yale discriminates against Asian…

The Trump administration is investigating allegations that Yale’s admissions policies discriminate against Asian-American applicants — at least the second such investigation by the administration into an Ivy League school. The investigation, by both the Justice Department and the Education Department, stems from a 2016 complaint filed by the Asian American Coalition for Education against Yale,…