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Facing A Tough 2014, Female Candidates Are Boosting Democrats' Hopes

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman nicknamed Rocky. A daughter of former migrant farmworkers. A child of politics. These female candidates for the House emb...

Poll Finds Young Americans Not Excited About November Election

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

Fewer than a quarter of adults under 30 are sure they'll vote this November, according to a new poll from the Harvard Institute of Politics. The lo...

Sam Stein

Top Democratic Governor Tells Big-Time Donors To Ante Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The man responsible for electing Democrats to governorships around the country urged his party's wealthy donors on Tuesday morning to st...

How The Democrats Can Avoid Going Down In The 2014 Midterm Election

The New Republic | Posted 04.27.2014 | Politics

In late February, Barack Obama stood before a room of his party’s governors at a Washington fund-raiser and offered a new explanation for the Republ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

DNC Chair Says GOP Will Lose In 2014 Because They Nominate 'Extremists'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) rejected speculation Sunday that Democrats will get trounced in the 2014 midterm elections, inste...

Democrats See Openings In GOP Departures

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — House Democrats' hopes of mitigating the damage in the midterm elections lie in the fast-growing suburbs of northern Virginia, th...

Obama Fundraising For Democrats At Disney Executive's Home

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will raise money for House and Senate Democrats at the home of the chairman of The Walt Disney Studios. Th...

Paul Blumenthal

Koch Brothers' Cash Reigns Supreme In The Battles Of 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats appear to be winning the fundraising race at nearly every turn in Senate contests and doing well enough at the House level thi...

Deep South Dems Mount Comeback

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats in the conservative Deep South are looking to recapture some old political magic in the 2014 elections. President Barack O...

Democrats' Toughest Battleground In Fight For Senate Control Emerges

AP | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics

BY BILL BARROW, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA (AP) — The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it's where t...

Democrats Look To Limit Obamacare Fallout After Florida Loss

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

By Steve Holland and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, March 16 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and his Democrats face the challenge of li...

Obama: Democrats Paid 'Dear Price' In 2010 Midterm Elections

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama says Democrats paid a "dear price" for not paying enough attention to the 2010 midterm elections and urged...

Republicans Have Slight Edge In 2014 Elections, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

A New York Times/CBS poll released Wednesday found that Republicans have a slight edge over Democrats going into this year's midterm elections. The...

Koch Brothers Launch $2.5 Million Ad Blitz Against Democrats, Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group backed by the Koch brothers, unveiled a TV ad blitz Thursday attacking vulnerable Senate Democrats ov...

Dems Seek To Capitalize Off Unproductive Congress

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a competitive district east of Denver, Democrat Andrew Romanoff is counting on voter anger at a divided and ineffectual Congres...

Koch Brothers Hit Democrats On Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative advocacy group backed by the Koch brothers, released a pair of TV ads Thursday that seize on the flawed rol...

Dems Doing 'Everything Possible' To 'Restore Trust' After Major Debacle

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 11.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A month after emerging from a government shutdown at the top of their game, many Democrats in Congress newly worried about the par...

Dems 'Upset' Over Threat To Senate Control

The Hill | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics

President Obama talked earlier this year of a Democratic takeover of the House, but instead his party is now in danger of losing the Senate....