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Sam Stein

Dems Who Voted Against Eric Holder Rake In The Party's Money | Sam Stein | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 17 House Democrats who voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt last week have received more than $1.3 millio...

Cole Stangler

Anti-War Progressive Loses Out In Close Primary | Cole Stangler | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

After a vote-counting process that stretched a few weeks beyond the June 5 primary, anti-war Democrat Norman Solomon finally conceded the race for Cal...

House Democrats Prepare Fall Ad Onslaught

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

House Democrats are crowing about a stronger fundraising month than their GOP counterparts had and planning to use the cash for a late-election-cycle ...

California GOP Congressman To Face Fellow Republican In November

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

Democrats lost their chance to run a candidate in the general election for California's District 31 when two Republicans came out ahead in the open pr...

Howard Dean Endorses Lori Saldaña in Must-Watch Congressional Race

Taylor Leake | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Taylor Leake

Governor Howard Dean, former Presidential candidate and past head of the Democratic National Committee, was in San Diego this past Tuesday to throw hi...

DCCC Fundraising For Scott Walker Recall

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee sent a fundraising email in support of the Wisconsin recall on Thursday, in another sign that the nati...

Gay Marriage Announcement Prompts Fundraising Appeals

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Following President Barack Obama's announcement that he backs same-sex marriage, both sides of the gay marriage debate sought to take advantage of the...

Paul Blumenthal

Republicans Fall Flat In Key Fundraising Measure | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) knows how to rile with rhetoric. He has called the entire Congressional Progressive Caucus "members of the ...

Walsh Gets Fundraising Help From GOP Leadership

Posted 04.12.2012 | Chicago

Despite repeatedly criticizing the "mainstream" Republican party, U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh has accepted some financial help from GOP leaders hoping to keep...

Jason Cherkis

Democratic Convention's Host City Boasts Anti-Union Rules, Packed Shelters, Food Deserts | Jason Cherkis | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- If Whole Foods were to sell a city, the proposal might look like how local booster Dan Murrey pitches Charlotte. In Murrey's tellin...

Veteran Group OUTRAGED Over GOP Rep's Comments

Posted 03.31.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh was criticized by veterans groups this week after making a dismissive remark about his opponent -- Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckwort...

Jen Sabella

5 Illinois Races National Dems Are Watching | Jen Sabella | Posted 03.21.2012 | Chicago

The relatively small number of Illinois Republicans who turned out Tuesday to vote chose Mitt Romney as their GOP presidential nominee. National Democ...

Lucia Graves

New Website Chronicles Republican Scandals | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a series of Republican ethics allegations, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee launched on Monday. ...

Jennifer Bendery

Billie Jean King Joins House Democrats' 'War On Women' Campaign | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tennis legend Billie Jean King is lending her voice to House Democrats in their "war on women" campaign. "Some people called my tenni...

Democrats Want the 'Suburban Mom' Vote: Will the GOP Come Calling, Too?

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.04.2012 | Women
Joanne Bamberger

If the Democratic party really wants the support of a country full of suburban moms, I'd suggest spending a little time with the women online who are serious influencers.

Jennifer Bendery

House Democrats Raise $1.1 Million In 'War On Women' Campaign | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats have raised more than $1.1 million in the past week from their "War on Women" campaign, according to a Thursday email fr...

Elise Foley

Record January Haul For DCCC | Elise Foley | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratics received a few pieces of good fundraising news on Friday: A few hours after the Obama campaign announced a $29.1 million hau...

Michael McAuliff

'Majority Maker' Alan Grayson Is Back, Pushing For Dems | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are so confident in the chances of former Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) winning back a seat in Congress this year, they are press...

Michael McAuliff

House Dems Tout Cash, Poll Momentum | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats charged with fighting the battle for control of the House this election year were crowing Friday that the fundraising and poll...

Sam Stein

Super PAC Transparency Legislation To Be Introduced By House Democrats | Sam Stein | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Amid growing concern over the growing influence of super PACs, congressional Democrats are set to introduce new legislation designed to ...

Democrats Reveal Top Targets For 2012

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

Pressing toward its goal of taking back the House this year, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) announced the districts and candid...

Michael McAuliff

Steve Israel: Mitt's Puny Tax Rate Will Help Democrats Win | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- News of the relatively meager tax rate Mitt Romney pays will "create fury" and help hand the Democrats control of the House of Represent...

Michael McAuliff

Dems See Chance Of House Takeover With 75 Recruits | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pundits don't think Democrats have much chance to take back the House of Representatives this year, but suddenly their party is finding ...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Launch Robocalls On Payroll Tax Cuts | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats emboldened by the belief that they are winning the debate on cutting payroll taxes -- an opinion echoed this week by Sen. John...

Why Does the Democratic Party Continue to Work Against the 99%?

Pearl Korn | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Who are these people that we've sent to Washington to represent us? Do they live in this country? Do they see the same news reports, pass the same shuttered businesses, hear the same desperate stories from their friends and family? One has to wonder.