Thirty-one percent of Asian adults were subject to slurs or jokes because of their race or ethnicity, compared with 21 percent of African-Americans, 15 percent of Hispanics and 8 percent of whites.
Democrats say sharply falling voter registration figures in key states, along with the structural obstacles for voters of color, could be a problem for Biden in November.
A surge in coronavirus cases in three critical states could seriously complicate the Trump campaign's efforts to recast the race.
Last fall, Senator Elizabeth Warren was talking about breaking up Facebook and other Big Tech companies. This fall, she could become the next vice president.
Changes in the state with seniors and Latinos do not bode well for President Donald Trump's campaign and Democrats are trying to use that to their advantage.
Senator Marco Rubio introduced a bill Thursday to amend the CARES Act law that provided stimulus checks to Americans to ensure U.S. citizens married to someone who is undocumented and kids with a U.S. citizen parent are still able to receive the money, Newsweek has learned exclusively.
A slate of progressives largely swept their primary races in New York City Tuesday night, led by Jamaal Bowman.
Howie Hawkins likely will not be the next president, but the Democratic socialist's third-party run could still have an effect on the presidential election, especially in states with as razor-thin margins as there were in 2016.
New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared to ace her first challenge since being elected in 2018. Flamboyant Ruben Diaz Sr., however, may not withstand the fight put up by Tuesday's front-runner Ritchie Torres.
In 2018, Democrats added one of the most progressive members to the House in Bronx Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Now, they could elect one of the most conservative.
Veterans of Democratic campaigns told Newsweek it's becoming increasingly difficult to make the case against creating a diverse ticket and identified Harris as the candidate best positioned to seize the moment.
The rejection of a sitting president by his own party is "unprecedented" in modern American history, one historian told Newsweek.
As Joe Biden faces pressure to choose a black woman as his running mate, Democrats said choosing a Latina could boost his electoral chances—particularly when that Latina is New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, one of the six women on his shortlist.
As calls have grown for Joe Biden to choose a black woman as his running mate amid continued protests, so have questions over whether considering members of the criminal justice system is the right move for the country.
After Democratic leaders rejected calls to weigh in on the growing calls to defund the police, activists said the idea predates the moment and will continue with or without the support of elected officials.
Joe Biden's top picks, with the exception of Senator Kamala Harris, largely demurred or did not respond to Newsweek's requests for comment about the issue.
Former officials of the George W. Bush administration have formed a super PAC called 43 Alumni for Biden in a stinging rebuke of President Donald Trump.
One Minneapolis group sent Newsweek an unpublished, 19-page document with recommendations, including requiring police to carry their own professional liability insurance, robust civilian oversight of police, and a disciplinary reset mechanism.
Republican leaders came out against President Donald Trump for his response to the fallout from the death of George Floyd, suggesting that dangerous cracks may be forming among Republicans for a president who has relied on a fervent base to outlast political storms.
Joe Biden outlined police reforms he plans during the first 100 days of his presidency—if he is elected—while criticizing President Donald Trump's response to the nationwide protests that erupted after the death of George Floyd.
Former Vice President Joe Biden rebuked President Donald Trump Friday for his inflammatory remarks after the death of unarmed black man George Floyd, saying it was "no time for incendiary tweets" and "no time to encourage violence."
The high-profile killings of black men in recent weeks have ramped up the pressure on Joe Biden to pick a black woman as his running mate, with Senator Kamala Harris and former Georgia candidate for Governor Stacey Abrams mentioned most often.
To beat Trump, the Biden campaign aims to use the tactics that ousted controversial sheriff Joe Arpaio in the state's largest county in 2016.
Ted Howze, the embattled GOP candidate for California's 10th district, lost the endorsement of the most powerful Republican in the House, Kevin McCarthy, after dozens of racist and offensive social media posts Howze wrote emerged recently.
Polls show Republican Senate candidate Martha McSally slipping in her race to beat well-funded former astronaut Democrat Mark Kelly in one of the most-watched races in the country—and conservative groups have begun to invest their money elsewhere.
They are warning that selecting the Minnesota senator would serve as a major misreading of the political moment for Joe Biden and evidence he is taking voters of color for granted.
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren's continued evolution in how she talks about health care serve as the latest signal to former Vice President Joe Biden that she's serious about being seen as a viable governing partner.
A new poll out Wednesday shows 85 percent of Latinos believe all immigrants should be covered by any new stimulus package, including undocumented immigrants who pay taxes and U.S. citizen children who have undocumented parents.
The district borders the one Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez represents, but the bluest part of America could actually elect a Trump-friendly, self-described "conservative Democrat," Reverend Ruben Diaz Sr., who bragged: "I am the opposite of AOC in the South Bronx."
Democrats believe demographics and the fall electorate favor them in many races across the country, but some of their most critical voters—Latinos— are also among the hardest to reach, and have been devastated by the coronavirus crisis.