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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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) | 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 | 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 ...

Weekly Pulse: DCCC Ad Shows Grandpa Stripping for Extra Cash to Pay for Medicare

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger [youtube][/youtube] How will the next generation of seniors ...

Elise Foley

Dems Hold Fundraiser To Support Gabrielle Giffords | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leading House Democrats held a fundraiser on Tuesday for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who is recovering from brain injuries she sustained du...

Dems to GOP: When Are the Jobs Coming?

Debbie Hines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Debbie Hines

After winning the midterm elections, Republicans said they understood that the American people want jobs. But since the midterm election, there has not been one single jobs bill introduced by our new Republican Congress.

House Dems Launch Ad Blitz Against 19 Republicans

Politics Daily | Christopher Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In case there was any doubt that the 2012 campaign season is well under way, House Democrats on Monday launched a week-long ad blitz targeting 19 Repu...

DCCC Leaves Colorado Seats Off Of 2012 Targets List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Just 3 months after the 2010 midterms, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DSCC) is already targeting 19 House Republicans who may be vul...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Blocks Congressional Health Care Disclosure | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives approved a rules package on Wednesday, the first day of business for the 112th Congress, that will dic...

New DCCC Chairman Predicts Voters Will Have GOP 'Buyer's Remorse'

Roll Call | Tricia Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Steve Israel, the new chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said Sunday morning that he is optimistic about House Democrat...

Progressive Group Targets Chris Christie's Disney World Vacation

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee has launched a new campaign bashing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) for a prolonged absence from his home...

National Democrats Abandon Markey Ad Campaign

The Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee won't spend any money on TV ads in Colorado's 4th Congressional District this year, despite reserving ...