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Biden midterm elections: Authorizes another $18 million to help elect House, Senate Democrats
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Biden midterm elections: Authorizes another $18 million to help elect House, Senate Democrats

President Biden is authorizing the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to transfer $10 million to House and Senate Democratic campaign committees and is pledging to help raise $8 million for party candidates, a senior party official familiar with the plans tells CBS News. The president’s decision to distribute the money — which he can authorize as...

Democrats seize on GOP’s plans for Social Security and Medicare
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Democrats seize on GOP’s plans for Social Security and Medicare

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios In a Hail Mary bid to dent Republican credibility on the economy, Democrats are escalating attacks related to Social Security and Medicare in a final midterm stretch dominated by signs of a growing red wave. Why it matters: The strategic shift comes after Democrats spent the better part of the summer and...

Fetterman’s rocky debate raises anxiety among Democrats
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Fetterman’s rocky debate raises anxiety among Democrats

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Democrat John Fetterman’s rocky debate performance fueled concern inside his party on Wednesday, as leaders assessed whether it would significantly shift a race that could decide control of the U.S. Senate and the future of Joe Biden’s presidency. Appearing on stage five months after his stroke, Fetterman, Pennsylvania’s 53-year-old lieutenant...

How Democrats Are Holding Onto Latino Voters in Arizona
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How Democrats Are Holding Onto Latino Voters in Arizona

Rodriguez-Greer said that Mi Familia Vota Arizona was working to “make the midterms popular,” focusing on voter education—that is, explaining the difference between a primary and general election—and engagement, with the goal of knocking on 200,000 doors before the election. Mi Familia Vota Arizona also produces literature in Spanish as well as English. She also...

Senate candidate’s debate performance raises concerns amongst Democrats
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Senate candidate’s debate performance raises concerns amongst Democrats

Pennsylvania Democrat John Fetterman’s rocky debate performance fueled concern inside his party on Wednesday, as leaders assessed whether it would significantly shift a race that could decide control of the U.S. Senate and the future of Joe Biden’s presidency. Appearing on stage five months after his stroke, Fetterman, Pennsylvania’s 53-year-old lieutenant governor, struggled to complete...

Democrats scramble into defensive posture in final stage of midterms
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Democrats scramble into defensive posture in final stage of midterms

Comment on this story Comment Democrats on Wednesday pumped at least $6.3 million worth of advertising investments into a trio of congressional districts in New York and New Jersey, where President Biden won by at least eight percentage points. First lady Jill Biden spent the afternoon in Rhode Island trying to help save a Democrat...

Fetterman debate performance has Democrats on edge about Pa. Senate race
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Fetterman debate performance has Democrats on edge about Pa. Senate race

HARRISBURG, Pa. — After getting their first long look at John Fetterman in Tuesday night’s Pennsylvania Senate debate, fellow Democrats are second-guessing his decision to appear on stage five months after a stroke — and some question whether he should have remained on the ballot at all. “He should not have debated. Anyone on his...

Democrats scramble into defensive posture in final stage of midterms
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Democrats scramble into defensive posture in final stage of midterms

Comment on this story Comment Democrats on Wednesday pumped at least $6.3 million worth of advertising investments into a trio of congressional districts in New York and New Jersey, where President Biden won by at least eight percentage points. First lady Jill Biden spent the afternoon in Rhode Island trying to help save a Democrat...

The politics of inflation: Can Democrats buck history?
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The politics of inflation: Can Democrats buck history?

Two weeks before Election Day, most Americans are pessimistic about the economy – with inflation leading the list of economic concerns. After weeks of touting legislative wins aimed at helping struggling Americans, President Joe Biden has gone negative, training his sights on a Republican Party that appears poised to take over one if not both...