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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

DSCC Files Complaint Over Conservative Groups That Shield Donors

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) is set to file a complaint on Monday with the Federal Election Commission arguing that conservativ...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Run Against Millionaires In Red States | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds and even thousands of miles from Wall Street, Democratic candidates in a string of red states have embraced the Occupy message ...

GOP Lawmaker Criticized For Neglecting State's Interests

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

The race for North Dakota's open U.S. Senate seat continued to gain national prominence Tuesday as the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee releas...

GOP Senate Candidate Attacked On Tax Plan

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

National Democrats are attacking Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Tommy Thompson Monday after a newspaper report supported a Democratic analy...

Dems: Mourdock Running Away From Tea Party

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are criticizing Indiana Republican U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock for removing pre-primary material from his website, ...

DSCC Makes First 2012 Ad Buy In North Dakota Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee released its first independent expenditure ad for the 2012 election cycle Monday, in support of North Dak...

Democrats Campaign Off Oil Subsidy Debate

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

Democrats are taking their oil debate off the Senate floor and onto the campaign trail this week, launching a series of online ads and a petition targ...

Senate Democrats Roll Out A Campaign Donation App

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Apparently there's an app for getting money into politics, as well. Senate Democrats have turned to a new Intuit program called GoPay...

Politicians Won't Return Ponzi Payoffs

Michael Winship | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
Michael Winship

Texas financier Robert Allen Stanford was convicted on 13 out of 14 criminal counts of fraud. But what most stories failed to mention was the large amount of his clients' cash that was spent on campaign contributions, greasing the corrupt nexus of money and politics for personal gain.

Amanda Terkel

Linda Lingle, Hawaii GOP Senate Candidate, Hosting Fundraiser With Sen. Roy Blunt | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hawaii GOP Senate candidate Linda Lingle held a fundraiser in Washington, D.C., Tuesday evening, and the special guest at the event was ...

Paul Blumenthal

More Than $1.5 Million Wasted On Him | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ben Nelson's Hamlet routine ended Tuesday as the Nebraska Democrat announced that he would retire from the Senate at the end of thi...

Michael McAuliff

DSCC: President Obama Won't Impact 2012 Senate Races | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will matter little to next year's Democratic Senate races, even though Republicans will try to link the poll-chal...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Say Occupy Wall Street Message Will Help Save Senate | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats' strategy for keeping control of the Senate next year includes running on the message of Occupy Wall Street, minus the drums a...

Michael McAuliff

Oil Bash: Dems Hit GOP Again For Guarding Record Profits, Tax Breaks | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democrats' Senate campaign committee is making good Thursday on its promise to try to tar several GOP contenders with their votes pr...

Still Another Hole in our Campaign Finance Laws

Bob Edgar | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Bob Edgar

We're headed into a campaign that will be largely financed by deep-pocketed companies and trade groups whose identities and agendas will be largely hidden from the voting public.

Michael McAuliff

Dems Fear Voter Suppression Could Cost Them 2012 | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats alarmed by reports that new voter laws could bar some five million people from the polls are launching an ambitious onl...

Joshua Hersh

Democratic Senate Candidates Encouraged To Tie Themselves To Obama's Foreign Policy | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a conference call organized by the committee tasked with electing Democrats to the U.S. Senate, campaign and party staffers were enc...

John Kerry: I'm Not Meeting With Lobbyists

Boston Globe | By Glen Johnson | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

As one of the 12 members of a congressional “supercommittee” charged with developing a plan by Thanksgiving for cutting $1.5 trillion from the fed...

Sam Stein

Elizabeth Warren Challenging Scott Brown Would Have Voters 'Thrilled': Massachusetts Democrats | Sam Stein | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the most overt sign of political courtship to date, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Democratic Party said on Monday state voters wo...

Jason Linkins

Cash Seeking Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Wants Some Of That Sweet, Sweet, Koch | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

Now, you wouldn't think that there would be much affinity between the Kochs and the establishment Democratic Party. But you'd be wrong!

Elise Foley

Dems To Target Lugar, Heller In 2012 Over Medicare Votes | Elise Foley | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bullish after a win in New York District 26 this week, top Democratic campaign chairwoman Patty Murray said Thursday Democrats are linin...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Say 'Thank You!' To Newt For Ripping Ryan | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats enjoyed hearing GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich rip the budget plan of fellow Republican Paul Ryan (Wis.) on Sunday so ...

Sam Stein

Private Insurance Stays Silent, 'Neutral' On Health Care Repeal | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After Republican leadership failed to pass repeal legislation in the Senate on Wednesday night, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Commi...

Harry Reid Reportedly Asked Bennet To Head DSCC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza reports that Bennet has declined to serve as DSCC chair. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Polit...

Democratic Campaign Committees Losing Big Wall Street Donors

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics