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House Democrats Edge Out Republicans In Key 2011 Figure

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The political committee representing House Democrats said it has raised more than $61 million last year, giving the group a stronge...

Sam Stein

Super PAC Transparency Legislation To Be Introduced By House Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Michael McAuliff

Steve Israel: Impeach Jan Brewer For Tampering With Arizona Redistrciting

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer should be impeached for removing the independent leader of her state's redistricting commission, the head of the Democratic Co...

They Say Cut Back, We Say Fight Back

Pearl Korn | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

It will take a whole different crop of leaders and real public servants, who can work unencumbered by special interest influence, to truly cure what ails our nation.

Republicans' Vile Attack Is New Low

Rep. Steve Israel | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Rep. Steve Israel

Republicans are desperate to discredit hardworking Americans who are protesting the Republican policies that breed more corporate greed than help for ...

Michael McAuliff

Steve Israel Slams GOP For 'Anti-Semitic' Charge

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are furious about a Republican campaign video that accuses Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) of embracing anti-Semitism in the Occup...

Jordan Howard

Paul Ryan Backs Up Rick Perry: Social Security Is A Ponzi Scheme

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking on conservative radio on Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) agreed with Texas Gov. Rick Perry's (R) claim that Social Security is...

Elise Foley

Democrats: New York 9 Loss Doesn't Mean Anything For Obama In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats were quick to defend the party against its losses in New York's ninth congressional district and Nevada's second, saying on We...

LOOK: Campaign Ad Features Plane By Manhattan Skyline

Posted 11.09.2011 | New York

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has tweaked a campaign ad for David Weprin, the Democratic candidate for Anthony Weiner's old seat in ...

Tyler Kingkade

Democrats Target Vulnerable House Republicans Over Town Hall Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans have taken a lot of heat from constituents at home during the August recess after a bitter showdown with Democ...

GOP Rep: Pay 'Not So Much'

The Huffington Post | Jordan Howard | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

According to the U.S. Census Bureau the median household income in 2009 was $49,177, almost $98,000 less than what a member of the House of Representa...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmakers On Recess Target Of New Ad Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new ad campaign launched by a pro-Democratic political action committee is targeting two Republican lawmakers who could be at risk in ...

The Dems' Decision to Go the Super PAC Route Is Wrong

Pearl Korn | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Democrats need to give the American people a reason to support their party, and in my mind they can do that by supporting the public financing of elections and passing an amendment canceling out the Citizens United decision.

Sam Stein

DCCC Chair Steve Israel Relays Fears Over Candidate Recruitment If Dems Buckle On Medicare

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Steve Israel warned lawmakers on Friday that he would have trouble recruiting candidat...

Battleground North Carolina: Midnight Madness & the Southern Backlash

Michael Carmichael | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

While there is a growing progressive trend supporting vetoes of radical right-wing legislation, there is a definite backlash against centrist, populist, Blue Dog-style Democrats in North Carolina and all across the South.

Can The DNC and Our President Break Their Establishment Ties?

Pearl Korn | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

For the DNC to become relevant again, it needs to truly embrace that spirit of "change" from 2008 and support some real Progressives for Congress in 2012.

NRCC Ends April With Cash Advantage Over DCCC

Hotline On Call | Jessica Taylor | Posted 07.21.2011 | Politics

Both House campaign committees raised roughly $4 million in April, but the National Republican Congressional Committee had a $4 million cash on hand a...

House GOP Freshmen To Obama: Stop Playing Politics With Medicare

Roll Call | Jessica Brady | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

House GOP freshmen sought to defend their stance on Medicare reform Wednesday as Democrats continue hammering them on the politically tough issue....

Michael McAuliff

It's A R-Oil Wedding For GOP And Petroleum Industry, Dems Charge (UPDATE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are taking a cheeky shot at Republicans pegged to the pending regal nuptials in England, popping up a new website that dubs th...

Michael McAuliff

Dem Video: GOP 'Lied' About Protecting Medicare

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are ramping up their campaign to frame a couple dozen targeted Republicans and GOP leaders as enemies of Medicare, contending ...