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New NRCC Chairman Thinks Trump Could Benefit, Not Burden, House Republicans

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Ohio Republican Steve Stivers cruised to victory Tuesday to become the next chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee...

NRCC Ad Trashing Donald Trump Hurts Paul Ryan, Conservatives Say

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Already looking for reasons to oppose House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), conservatives reacted with conspiratorial suspicion to news of ...

Outside groups -- mostly party establishment -- playing big in GOP's vulnerable districts

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Roll Call named Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.) the most vulnerable incumbent in the House. The DCCC and the liberal House Majority PAC have spent $2 milli...

Female Democrats Accuse Down-Ballot Republicans Of Taking Cues From Donald Trump With Sexist Ads

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.15.2016 | Politics

Female staffers at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee are going after House GOP candidates for following in Donald Trump’s footsteps an...

Are Democrats Blowing Their Chance To Take Back The House?

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― House Republicans are currently defending their largest congressional majority since 1929. And in the year of Donald Trump, it’s poss...

Average Age Of GOP 'Young Guns' Candidates Is Nearly 50

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee's "Young Guns" program represents the best of the best the party has to offer. The congressional candi...

Igor Bobic

Politicians Try, Horribly Fail To Use Humor On April Fools' Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

April Fools' Day is awful. Even more awful, however, are politicians' lame attempts at humor. Here are some of the best (or worst) examples of April F...

These States Were The Big Spenders And Penny Pinchers In 2014

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

The 2014 midterm elections panned out to be the most expensive midterms ever, with total spending surpassing $3.67 billion. The country even saw its f...

GOP Congressman Gets Boost From Racially Charged Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics

In a sign that the GOP may be concerned about one of its incumbents, the National Republican Congressional Committee released a television ad in Nebra...

Paul Blumenthal

Where Billionaires Are Placing Bets In This Year's Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Democratic Party works to hold control of the U.S. Senate for the final two years of Barack Obama's presidency, a key strategy fo...

House Republicans' Midterm Strategy: Terror, Terror, Terror!

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

House Republicans are hoping that fears over national security will be their ticket to a bigger majority come the November midterm elections, so much ...

Samantha Lachman

NRCC Ad Stars Man Who Doubted Michael Brown Raised His Hands Before He Was Shot

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

The latest ad from the National Republican Congressional Committee's independent expenditure arm stars a West Virginia coal miner who has been outspok...

Why Do We Put Up with Washington's Cynical Misinformation Game?

Wendell Potter | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

There is one arena in which misleading the public not only is abided but is the norm: politics. In fact, much of what constitutes political discourse in this country is now built on a foundation of dishonesty.

Sam Stein

What Do Top Republicans Fear? Hint: It's Not An Obama Impeachment Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a briefing at the Republican National Committee headquarters on Wednesday afternoon, top officials from the major GOP campaign commit...

Trey Gowdy Names Former NRCC Aide As Director Of Benghazi Committee

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) on Thursday named lobbyist and former Republican aide Phil Kiko as staff director for the newly created House s...

Ex-CIA Director Endorses House Benghazi Investigation

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Former acting CIA Director Mike Morell said Monday that he supports the creation of a House panel tasked with investigating the 2012 attack on the U.S...

John Boehner: Democrats Are Probably Fundraising Off Benghazi 'Just Like We Are'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday declined to wave off Republican party committees from fundraising off the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consu...

Sam Stein

Trey Gowdy Says People Shouldn't Fundraise Off Benghazi, NRCC Apparently Disagrees

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) on Wednesday morning urged his fellow lawmakers not to use the investigation he is leading into the 2012 attack...

Paul Blumenthal

These Numbers Look Good For House Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $6.4 million in February, keeping up its record fundraising ahead of the 2014 mid...

Eugene Mulero

GOP May Gain 8 House Seats In Midterm Elections, Top Lawmaker Predicts

HuffingtonPost.com | Eugene Mulero | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans may gain "six to eight" House seats in this year's elections to retain control of the chamber, the head of the GOP campaign ...

House Republicans Want Budget Cuts For Seniors, But Not For Insurance Companies

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans on Thursday attacked President Barack Obama after word from the White House that his fiscal 2015 budget drops proposed...

Paul Blumenthal

House Democrats Score A Record January In Fundraising

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a record-setting 2013, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee keeps up the strong fundraising numbers this year with $6.8...

NRCC Says It Will Issue Refund After Donor Complains Of Being Misled By Campaign Website

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee is doubling down on its use of websites that appear to be in support of Democratic House candidates bu...

Paul Blumenthal

House Democrats Winning Fundraising War Over Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee continued to break its own monthly fundraising records while besting its Republican coun...

Paul Blumenthal

Every Time Republicans Do Something 'Really Stupid' A New Democratic Donor Writes A Check

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sharon Caliendo of Norman, Okla., worked for home state Republican Sens. Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe. She worked for Republican Gov. Mary ...