Keith Ellison

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Democrat Christine Hallquist, the first transgender woman to be selected to run for governor of a US state, at her primary election night party in Burlington, Vermont. Photograph: Caleb Kenna/Reuters

Democrats in Vermont have chosen the first transgender nominee for governor for a major US party, in primaries that also saw Minnesota Republicans rej(...)

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders campaigning for Hillary Clinton during the US presidential election. “There needs to be a profound change in the way the Democratic Party does business,” he says. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist who lost the Democratic presidential nomination to Hillary Clinton, has led the calls for sou(...)

A tweeted picture shows Democratic members of the House of Representatives staging a sit-in “to demand action on common sense gun legislation”. Photograph: Katherine Clark/Reuters

Not in living memory have there been scenes in the US House of Representatives like those late on Wednesday and early Thursday when a Democratic revo(...)