Democratic Primary

McCaskill Gets Primary Challenger
Former Obamacare marketplace worker running to Missouri Democrat’s left

Missouri Senate candidate Angelica Earl says Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill is too conservative on issues such as health care. (AngelicaforMissouri.com)

A former health care marketplace worker is challenging Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill for the Democratic nomination in 2018, calling the incumbent “too conservative.”

Angelica Earl, a political novice, said she rejects McCaskill’s push for a bipartisan solution to health care. The 31-year-old from St. Louis County said she supports “single-payer health care for all,” the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

Virginia Likely Gains Second Black Congressman
Donald McEachin wins nomination in new Safe Democratic seat

Virginia state Sen. Donald McEachin, seen here with Hillary Clinton, easily won his 4th District Democratic primary Tuesday. (Courtesy A. Donald McEachin Facebook page)

State Sen. Donald McEachin easily won the Democratic nomination in Virginia's 4th District Tuesday night.   

He carried 74 percent of the vote with 72 percent of precincts reporting.   

Now What Does Bernie Do?
Despite California setback, Sanders promises to go on to the convention

Supporters make clear who they're following as Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during his election day rally in Santa Monica, California, on Tuesday. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Sen. Bernie Sanders will meet with President Barack Obama and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday amid more calls for him to end his campaign and help unite the Democratic Party.  

After a disappointing showing in Tuesday's primaries, Sanders showed no signs of changing course in his campaign. He said he planned to continue through the last primary next week in Washington, D.C. after which he would "take the fight for social, economic and racial justice to Philadelphia," where Democrats hold their nominating convention in July.