ATLANTA — “I got 220,000 votes from people who also voted for Donald Trump,” Jason Kander told the crowd at Netroots Nation on Thursday. “I did not do that by pretending to be a conservative Democrat.” The dimly lit ballroom of progressive activists cheered wildly. … The increasingly high-profile Democrat, who served as Missouri’s secretary […]

…The Army veteran and former Missouri secretary of state rose to national prominence thanks to a quirky campaign ad in which he assembled a rifle blindfolded; he went on to outperform Hillary Clinton by 16 percentage points in his state, winning over about 200,000 voters who also pulled the lever for Donald Trump. But in […]

ATLANTA – Missouri Democrat Jason Kander spent this week knocking on voters’ doors, shaking hands, giving speeches and snapping selfies with eager young campaign volunteers. In Georgia. He was in Atlanta on the last leg of a cross-country tour, the sort that tells the political cognoscenti that this is an up-and-comer to be watched closely. […]

Two weeks after President Donald Trump announced a commission to investigate illegal voting, Democrats are responding with a new effort to highlight voter suppression and debunk claims that voter fraud is a widespread problem. The Democratic National Committee will run the Commission on Protecting American Democracy from the Trump Administration, which is setting out to examine efforts that […]

President Donald Trump has been talking tough on both Syria and North Korea, but at least one military veteran isn’t impressed. Jason Kander, a former Army intelligence officer and the former Missouri Secretary of State, reacted angrily to Trump’s decision to outsource more military decision-making powers from the White House to the Pentagon. The reason […]

“It’s not every day you get to tell off a neo-Nazi,” Jason Kander said on CNN’s “New Day” on Monday morning, alluding to the tweet he had sent over the weekend to Richard Spencer, a known white supremacist. Kander, the former secretary of state of Missouri and a candidate for U.S. Senate in the 2016 […]

Former Major League Baseball pitcher and Breitbart radio host Curt Schilling —who has never served in the military — attacked a veteran of the War in Afghanistan on Twitter and questioned how dangerous his service really was. Former Democratic Senate candidate and liberal activist Jason Kander criticized a statement from President Donald Trump Monday that […]