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2010: Senate Dems Optimisitic, House Dems Not

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two years out, Democratic campaign leaders have differing outlooks for the next election cycle in 2010. On the House side, there's pessimism, as Polit...

Rush Limbaugh Petition Launched By Democrats

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Entering the fray between Rush Limbaugh and the new Obama administration, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has launched an online petit...

Republicans Fiddle with Abortion While America Burns

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

The Republican strategy sounds like the demon child of Mao's Cultural Revolution and Stalin's five-year plans: a criminal intolerance of social differences combined with an outrageously failed economic policy.

Ryan Grim

Dem Activists Plan 'PCCC' To Back Progressives | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

On Tuesday, Tom Perriello was sworn in as a freshman member of Congress. Sam Bennett was not. The divergent courses these two progressive candidate...

Thomas B. Edsall

The Notoriously Cheap Democratic Senate | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the cusp of winning a filibuster-proof 60 vote majority, Democratic Senators are hoarding their personal campaign chests, demonstrating more self i...

How Mobile Technologies are Changing Elections

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Spalter

Anyone who wonders where mobile technology is taking America's elections should have heard Casey O'Shea talk this week about the political power of mo...

Sam Stein

Obama Promises Competition, Coattails In Omaha | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Omaha, Nebraska is a district that leans Republican in a state that hasn't gone Democratic since 1964. It has one electoral vote -- but that could ver...

RED ALERT: Big Oil Money vs. You

Rep. Chris Van Hollen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Larry Kissell is real grassroots success story, which is why he needs your urgent help. Robin Hayes just reached deeper into Big Oil's pocket to try and hold off Larry's surging momentum.

Debbie Cook and Larry Kissell: Two Progressive Democrats for Congress

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

These contests will help determine whether the party can hold off Republicans' attempts to seize back control of Congress, or add seats to the Democratic majority they gained in 2006.

Bottom Up Democracy at PDA, Top-Down at DNC

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

We live in a new world that allows organizations to open up the discussion and decision-making process. Failure to tap into this means being stuck in what has become obsolete top-down leadership.

Sam Stein

Freedom's Watch Opponents Get Organized | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is set to launch a website Thursday that will serve as a preemptive attack outlet against the right-wi...

The New South and Obama: An Interview with Josh Segall, Alabama Democratic Candidate for Congress

Nathaniel Bach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathaniel Bach

Obama's fifty-state strategy is not about his winning these states in this election. It's about "trickle up" politics and grassroots efforts on a national scale, all of which will help sow the seeds of future Democratic majorities.

The 31 House Races Dems Are Targeting This Fall

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We've just obtained from a Democratic source a long list of 31 races that the DCCC has decided to target with ads this fall -- a list that offers a gl...

Philly Radio Station Refuses To Run Dem Ad

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Philadelphia news radio station has rejected a Democratic ad that features an impersonator of President Bush thanking GOP congressional candidates f...

DCCC Donations Spike After Clinton Supporters Threaten Pelosi

The Atlantic | Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The effort by Hillary Clinton's bundlers to pressure Speaker Nancy Pelosi into retracting her comments about superdelegates has caused a spurt of Obam...

Democrats' 08 Election Problem: Too Many GOP Targets

Politico | John Bresnahan and Josh Kraushaar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee began the year with lots of money, some promising recruits and the political winds in its favor. But ...