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Obama Says He Sees 'Worst Possible' Senate Map For Democrats Since 1950s

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 4 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the Senate electoral map heavily favors Republicans, making it the toughes...

Conservative Firepower Has Senate Democrats Playing Defense

New York Times | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Democrats in races that will help determine control of the Senate are rapidly burning through their campaign cash, whittling away their financial adva...

Here's How Much Senate Dems Banked

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats' committee to elect senators raised $52.6 million last year and has more than $12 million in the bank to defend thei...

Fate Of Southern Democrats Could Determine Senate Control

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are counting on some Southern comfort to win Senate control next year. The fate of Democratic incumbents in GOP-trending Ar...

Dem Effort Marked By Internal Wrangling

AP | BILL BARROW and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA — Republicans aren't the only ones roiled by internal jostling and recruiting hiccups ahead of next year's midterm elections. Two top-t...

Dems Face Daunting Challenge

AP | KEN THOMAS and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After a surprising string of victories last fall, Democrats now face a challenging terrain as they look to hold onto their Senate m...

Dems Make Unlikely Play To Flip Key Seat Blue

Real Clear Politics | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

Even before Saxby Chambliss announced last month that he would not seek a third term, the 2014 Senate race in Georgia was shaping up to be one of the ...

Sam Stein

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee To Donors: 'Wake Up!'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat in charge of protecting his party's majority in the Senate thinks it can be done. But he's deeply concerned his organiz...

Sam Stein

Reid To Test Informal Agreement With GOP, Pushing Judicial Nominees This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The first effort to break through what White House counsel Bob Bauer called a cold war political standoff over judicial confirmations wi...

Sam Stein

Harkin: If Obama Caves On Taxes, He Better Pray For Palin In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The sense of frustration among Senate Democrats over the White House's handling of the tax cut debate has grown throughout the week, cul...

Sam Stein

Senate Dems May Open Up Medicare To Pacify Progressives

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democrats are discussing the idea of expanding Medicare by lowering the age limit for the government-run insurance program, Democratic sources ...

Sam Stein

The Stimulus Defenders Speak

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's been called a Christmas tree of spending, a sop to liberal priorities, and a Democratic power-grab in the guise of an economic recovery package. ...

Dems: We'll Call Police On Burris To Keep Him Out Of Senate

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democratic leaders think Roland Burris, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's pick to fill President-elect Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat, wil...

Pelosi Announces New Majority Leadership Team

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pelosi Announces New Majority Leadership Team. Read the press release. ------ Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today the new Majority Leadership team...

Sam Stein

Schumer And Ensign Spar On Palin, Robocalls, Senate Races

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The respective leaders of the Republican and Democrat Senatorial campaign committees clashed on a wide variety of topics Tuesday morning, but perhaps ...

Sam Stein

Schumer: A 60-Seat Majority Is Possible

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Chuck Schumer whetted the palate of many Democrats today when he suggested, for the first time of the election cycle, that their dream of a 60...