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Democratic And Republican Party Chairs Face Off In Obamacare Debate

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The chairs of the Democratic Party and Republican Party duked it out over President Barack Obama's signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act, dur...

Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Beat Republicans In Fundraising For Second Straight Month | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee beat the Republican National Committee in October fundraising, the second consecutive Democratic month...

Jon Ward

True Believers Seek To Bottle Obama Campaign Magic | Jon Ward | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One year after electing President Barack Obama to a second term, key former campaign aides have created their own private sector compani...

Democratic Fundraising Committee Trounces Conservative Counterpart

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

September fundraising filings by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee marked several mi...

Jon Ward

What Shutdown? RNC Says 2014 Will Be GOP's Year | Jon Ward | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- A few hundred feet away from the Republican National Committee headquarters on Tuesday, House Republicans were in total disarray as th...

Parties Race To Use Shutdown For 2014 Leverage

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN and KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats have wasted little time trying to use the first federal government shutdown in a generatio...

Dems Raise A Lot Of Money Off The Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee had its best fundraising day since the 2012 election on Monday as the government hurtled toward a shutdown pushed by...

Christie Says Shutdown Would Be 'A Failure'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) told CBS News he doesn't think Republicans should force a government shutdown. "I think there's gotta be a solut...

Obama Raises Cash For Dems

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is stepping away from the heated debate over government funding and his health care law to raise campaign cash fo...

Obama Attends DNC Fundraiser

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is taking a break from looming fiscal deadlines to raise money for the Democratic Party at an event near the...

Historic Long-Sealed Court Records Released

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Court records detailing the personal histories and statements of four men involved in the Watergate break-in are now open to the public,...

Former Nixon Adviser Dies

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Leonard Garment, a lawyer who was a friend and adviser to President Richard Nixon as the Watergate scandal unfolded and who urged him not ...

Obama Fundraises For Dems In New York

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Huddling with A-list celebrities and top re-election donors, President Barack Obama bemoaned the partisan forces that have stymied comprom...

Obama, House Democrats Gather Over Dinner

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's dinner tour continued on Wednesday, with House Democrats joining him to discuss an array of issues. The House Democratic C...

Jason Collins Headlining Major Event With Michelle Obama

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee says NBA veteran Jason Collins will headline its annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender gala. ...

Obama: GOP Outreach To Continue Even If Dems 'Think I'm A Sap'

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

DALLAS -- A day before sharing the stage with his Republican predecessor, President Barack Obama raised money for Democrats at a supporter's sprawling...

Obama Fundraises In Texas Ahead Of Presidential Library Opening

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

BY JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS -- A day before sharing the stage with his Republican predecessor, President Barack Obama raised mone...

Pennsylvania Republicans Face Heat Over Controversial Redistricting Plan

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee is sending robocalls to Pennsylvania voters beginning Monday, going after a GOP-sponsored plan to change the way the...

Dems May Join GOP Push For Earlier Conventions

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

* Republicans consider shorter primary season, fewer debates * Campaign finance laws encourage earlier conventions * 'Ch...

Republicans Outpace Dems In New Year

AP | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Committee is starting 2013 with a financial advantage over its Democratic rivals. The RNC raised $6.9 million i...

Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Start 2013 In The Hole | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After running the most expensive campaign in U.S. political history, President Barack Obama's reelection team and the Democratic Nationa...

Joy Resmovits

Democrats Depart Former D.C. Chancellor Rhee's Group | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

Michelle Rhee, the fiery former Washington, D.C.,school chancellor, has danced a tricky tango since starting her national advocacy and lobbying group,...

Obama Wants Debbie Wasserman Schultz To Stay At DNC

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama wants Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz to stay on as his party's chairwoman. Wasserman Schultz has overseen...

Darwin and Democrats vs. Privatized Profiteers: Tomorrow's Values Fight

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

This election has the potential to fundamentally change the landscape of what built, bolstered, sustained and characterized America since its founding. There is a Republican ticket that is keen to completely erode the social contract that has made America great.

How Democrats Do Diversity: Using Voters' Language to Get Out the Vote

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

All linguistic minorities deserve to be approached and heard in their home languages whenever possible, because the conversation that results is fuller and richer and you tend to hear things that otherwise might not be said in English.