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The High Stakes in CA-36

Joe Trippi | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
Joe Trippi

In four days, Californians in the 36th District have the chance to stand up to John Boehner, Eric Cantor and Paul Ryan. By sending Janice Hahn to Congress we can force the Republicans to face reality.

Brooks Is Right: Democrats Have Caved to the GOP in Debt Ceiling Negotiations

Mitchell Bard | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Why have the Democrats caved into the Republican assumption that cuts have to be made to raise the debt ceiling? The decision is especially vexing when you consider that the Democrats have not even tried to point out the falsehoods at the heart of Republican claims.

Jon Ward

Paul Ryan Hesitates On Question Of Run For President | Jon Ward | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Thursday evening, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan said yet again that he is not considering a run for the GOP presidential nomination. But w...

Sam Stein

Steve Israel, DCCC Chair, Turns Sights To 97 Republicans And Unseating Paul Ryan | Sam Stein | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of Tuesday night's upset victory in upstate New York's special election, the head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign C...

Michael McAuliff

Dems See GOP Panic In Massive Special Election Ad Buy [Update] | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats think they've just spotted a Grand Ol' Panic in the battle to replace disgraced ex-Rep. Chris Lee (R) in western New York -- a...

Jason Linkins

Scott Walker Prank Caller Announces Run For Congress | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's been a month since Buffalo Beast editor Ian Murphy called up Wisconsin Governor's Scott Walker, pretending to be David Koch, to give Walker a pep...

Jason Linkins

Ian Murphy, Scott Walker Prank Caller, Mulling A Run For Congress | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So you've become famous for making a prank call that embarrassed Scott Walker and exposed how easy it is for some influence-peddlers to grab an audience with a prominent lawmaker. What do you do for an encore?