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It's the Economy, Stupid.

David Russell | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics
David Russell

American businesses don't need to be hamstrung with restrictions on their flexibility to adapt as markets change. The historical associations of corporate sponsored health and pension benefits are an anachronism.

How We Win

Craig Fleishman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Craig Fleishman

Republicans ought to understand that while this election was a repudiation of their candidate, it is also a strong validation of some of the techniques and practices they profess to revere.

Memo to Axelrod: Mis-Underestimating Romney

Martin Lewis | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics
Martin Lewis

You don't make hundreds of millions of dollars buying and selling companies without being a slick salesman. Saying whatever you have to say to make "the sale". Fact-checkers be damned. The salesman doesn't care after he has your money... (Or vote.)

Why Is Obama Shunning Celebrities?

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics

Like every Democrat, President Barack Obama covets Hollywood's financial support. But there's a growing sense that he doesn't want to be seen with ind...

Steve Israel, New DCCC Chairman, Set To Go On 'Offense' For House Democrats

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Steve Israel is doing everything he can to put last month's midterms behind him - and fast....

What Obama and the Democrats Have Not Done

Stanley Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

Unlike the Democrats of 1934, Democrats now focus on their local campaigns and have failed to offer the nation a coherent message. They should have the microphone, but they do not.

Obama Defines Midterm Election Goals On The Campaign Trail

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — President Barack Obama implored Democrats on Monday to remember why they sent him to the White House and told supporters th...

Democrats See Glimmer Of Hope Ahead Of 2010 Midterm Elections

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — With only weeks left in the campaign, some staggering Democrats have jumped back into contention in congressional and gubernatorial races ...

Democrats Ramp Up Midterm Election Spending To Knock Out GOP Challengers

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican Jesse Kelly was still basking in the glow of his victory in an Arizona congressional primary when the Democratic congres...

Midterm Election: Democrats Fight To Stay In Office Amid Backlash

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McGREGOR, Texas — Rep. Chet Edwards, an imperiled Democrat deep in the heart of Republican territory, finds exiting American Legion Post No. 273...

Americans For Prosperity: Democrats File IRS Complaint Against Conservative Group

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service complaining that a conservative foundation spending mi...

2010 Midterm Elections: Democrats Optimistic About Party Fundraising Efforts, Voter Turnout Operations

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. LOUIS — Vice President Joe Biden boldly predicted Friday that voters would reject a "Republican tea party" of extreme candidates and Democra...

David Plouffe: Prospect Of Republican Takeover 'Will Help Us With Turnout,' 'Enthusiasm Gap'

The Washington Post | Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Architects of President Obama's 2008 victory are braced for potentially sizable Democratic losses in November's midterm elections. But they say voters...

Sam Stein

Kaine: Scott Brown Will Be 'Ghost Of Christmas Future' For Dems In 2010 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Democratic Party prepares for an uphill and lengthy effort to hold onto its congressional majorities in the 2010 election, leadership is feelin...