Support for the DP erodes in Gwangju amid party infighting
Support for the DP has historically topped 70 percent in the city, ground zero of the nation’s democratic movement including the historic May 18 uprising in 1980. Until now, DP candidates regularly won landslides in Gwangju.
After an attack from behind
Former Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae approaches Democratic Party chair Lee Jae-myung after attacking former President Moon Jae-in and former Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon over her forced stepdown as justice minister in 2020.
Former DP chief Lee Nak-yon signals political return
Lee Nak-yon, former chairman of the liberal Democratic Party (DP), visited the grave of late President Kim Dae-jung at Seoul National Cemetery Wednesday as his first official activity since returning to the country, signaling his political return.
DP's rival Lees meet at funeral as party leader seeks unity
the two did not discuss politics and only limited the conversation to Lee Nak-yon’s life in the U.S. and the funeral. The meeting drew significant attention, particularly as they have competed fiercely since 2021 for the presidential nomination.
Park Hong-keun elected as new DP floor leader
The liberal Democratic Party (DP) elected three-time lawmaker Park Hong-keun as its new floor leader on Thursday afternoon as part of a shake-up at the top of the party following its defeat in the 20th presidential election.
Prominent DP member ditches Lee to support PPP's Yoon
A prominent member of the Democratic Party (DP) on Monday made a bombshell announcement that he will support the main opposition party's presidential candidate Yoon Suk-yeol, saying he is disgusted with the ruling party's candidate Lee Jae-myung.
Lee Nak-yon agrees to get on board the DP's election campaign
Former Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon agreed to formally join the Democratic Party's (DP) election campaign committee after a meeting Thursday with Lee Jae-myung, the ruling party's presidential candidate.
Gyeonggi governor and presidential candidate for the ruling Democratic Party Lee Jae-myung, left, meets with former prime minister and runner-up in the DP presidential primary Lee Nak-yon, right, at a tea house in Jongno District, central Seoul...
Lee Nak-yon admits defeat four days after DP primaries
Former Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon on Wednesday conceded his defeat in the Democratic Party (DP) primary and finally offered his congratulations to Gyeonggi Gov. Lee Jae-myung, the ruling party’s presidential candidate.
DP presidential primary results are contested
Former Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon appealed the ruling party's primary results Monday after Gyeonggi Gov. Lee Jae-myung was nominated the Democratic Party (DP) presidential candidate, narrowly scraping together a majority of votes the previous night.