Elections

Elections

Dems struggle to vet candidates in fast-moving #MeToo moment

The early exit on Friday of Andrea Ramsey, a leading Democratic candidate in a key congressional race – a woman backed by the deep pockets of liberal Emily’s List – underscores both how unprepared these new candidates are for the unforgiving political scrutiny of a battleground campaign and the difficulty of fully vetting so many recruits.

Sen. Maria Cantwell debates Susan Hutchison at Pacific Lutheran University

Sen. Maria Cantwell met Susan Hutchison at Pacific Lutheran University for the first debate of their race for U.S. Senate.