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DNC Becomes Third Organization This Week To Air Markey Health Care Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Not a week has passed since Fort Collins Congresswoman Betsy Markey (CD-4) voted for health care reform, and three separate organizations have already...

Sam Stein

Obama, Democrats Begin Reaping Political Benefits Of Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Only hours after the president signed health care reform legislation into law on Tuesday, the immediate political benefits for the Democratic Party ar...

Sam Stein

Democratic War Room Unleashed For Kagan Nomination | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the hours following the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, the predominant feature of the debate has been the swift, campaign-like ope...

Six Chicagoans Who Can Manage Obama's Social Media Accounts

The A.V. Club Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Democratic National Committee recently announced an opening among White House staff, as current presidential social networks manager Mia Cambroner...

Tim Kaine Details Lessons Learned From Coakley Loss, Talks Mid-Term Election Strategy (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show Tuesday to talk about the party's strategy for the midterm electio...

Democratic "Accomplishments" Not Nearly Enough

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Americans understood they got creamed during the final Bush years. They did the right thing and voted in the opposing party. The paltry result of their electoral efforts has led to far more than voter "frustration." They're furious.

Sam Stein

DNC Defends Spending $460k On Nelson's Anti-Public Option Ad | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee is defending its decision to spend nearly $500,000 on television ads that, in the process of defending Sen. Ben Nels...

Paging Dr. Dean: Please Save the Democrats from Themselves

Paul Hogarth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Hogarth

There's been a lot of analysis about why Democrats lost the Massachusetts Senate race, because it was so obvious. Failing to accomplish what you camp...

Quick Quiz For "Organizing For America" Members

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Organizing For America, which was born from the Obama campaign's emailing list, needs to identify the real source of its problems: the fact that Barack Obama is not making voters as enthusiastic as he once did.

2010: The Year Main Street Sticks It to Wall Street and Washington

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

If anyone has ever dreamed of being an office holder, 2010 is the year to do it. There are going to be several situations where voters elect a complete unknown, just to express their anger about the incumbent.

Washington: Totally Disconnected From Main Street

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Operating a business on Main Street is a lot different than lecturing at the Harvard Economic Club. The team Obama surrounded himself with has spent way more time in a faculty lounge than in the corner barber shop.

Don't Forget the Youth: College Democrats of America Fighting to Represent Students Across America

Katie Naranjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Naranjo

Millions of young voters showed up at the polls to vote for President Obama. These activists are still working hard, fighting for candidates and constitutional initiatives on the ballot this November.

Jason Linkins

DNC Urges D.C. Residents To Ask For The Vote Of Their Non-Voting Congresswoman | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Far be it for me to criticize the campaign arm of the White House/DNC, Organizing For America, seeing as they have successfully gotten one more presid...

DNC Promises "Rain Of Hellfire" On Pols Lying About Health Care Reform (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee is going on the offensive against lies about health care reform with a new campaign to call out anyone who spreads m...

Organizing For America: Host A "Health Reform Phone Booth"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Organizing For America, the online campaign that helped sweep President Obama into office, is asking for help again from its supporters. This time, t...

Sahil Kapur

RNC Refuses To Accept Calls About New DNC Ad | Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican National Committee has taken note of the DNC's new town hall "mob" ad, which hit the airwaves last night. They don't want to hear your ...

Sahil Kapur

DNC Blasts "Sham" Town Hall Protests | Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an email sent Wednesday morning, the Democratic National Committee labels recent town hall disruptions as "a sham," describing them as an orchestra...

The Silly Season In Politics

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"Silly season" refers to late summer, when governments go on massive taxpayer-funded vacations all over the world. This year's season could produce a bumper crop of silly.

Sam Stein

Obama And DNC Try Turning Angry Mobs And Drudge Into Benefits | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House and allied Democrats are ramping up efforts to make belligerent anti-Obama town hall crowds -- and the media outlets that feed their r...

DeMint: Obama "Lowered The Discourse" With "False Personal Attacks"

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim DeMint sharply responded to a Democratic National Committee ad Wednesday that criticized the South Carolina Republican for stating that defea...

Sam Stein

DNC Fights Boehner Over Stimulus Falsehood (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee is taking the aggressive step of going after Republican politicians, accusing them of posturing and hypocrisy, when ...

Dems To Raise Funds Directly Through Twitter

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The new tech wave in politics is now going a step further: Democrats are raising money directly on Twitter....

Stonewall Dems Complain DNC Cut Their Funding, Drop Support From Biden Event

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The board of directors of the National Stonewall Democrats are dropping their support for a June 25 DNC fundraiser with Vice President Joe Biden over,...

Gays To Obama: "If Not Now, When?"

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The political reality is that -- especially for contentious issues -- there is a very small window for presidents to get things done.

DNC-LGBT Fundraiser Boycott Called For Over White House DOMA Defense

AMERICAblog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pam Spaulding has published an email detailing just who's coming to the DNC's $1,000 (and up) a head gay fundraiser next week. I suspect those folks a...