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Free Trade Bill Brings Civil War To D.C.

POLITICO | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics

The most important trade bill in a decade has pitted Harry Reid against President Barack Obama. Liberal Democrat Rosa DeLauro against moderate Democra...

Sam Stein

Obama's New Triangulation Strategy Has Democrats On Edge | Sam Stein | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thursday night's close House vote to pass a government funding bill split both political parties into factions. But it's the division am...

Sam Stein

Following 2014 Drubbing, Democrats Fret Things Could Get Worse | Sam Stein | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the days following their party's thrashing in the 2014 elections, Democratic operatives at all levels have been contemplating a frigh...

Sam Stein

Were Democrats Wrong To Sideline Obama? Even Top Republicans Are Split | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following their major losses in Tuesday's elections, Democrats' self-therapy sessions have largely boiled down to grappling with a singl...

Sam Stein

Obamacare's Numbers Improve In Republican Districts | Sam Stein | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attitudes toward the Affordable Care Act continue to shift in the law’s favor, even in Republican-held congressional districts, a new ...

Sam Stein

Obamacare Love And Trepidation As Revealed On Democrats' Websites | Sam Stein | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Want to know how Democrats really feel about campaigning on Obamacare? Go to their websites. The pages touting lawmakers' reelection...

Obama Explains Why Democrats Get 'Clobbered' During Midterm Elections

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama admitted Thursday that Democrats' struggles with weak turnout in midterm elections are a hurdle the party is "going to have to ...

Obama To Dems: Stop Worrying About 2016, Start Worrying About 2014

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton BOSTON, March 5 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama gently chided Democratic donors on Wednesday for paying too much...

Obama Reaches 'Important Milestone' For Dems

USA Today | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The federal judiciary — long the province and priority of Republicans — is turning more Democratic....

Howard Fineman

Obama Teeters At A Beltway Tipping Point | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If things work out the way President Barack Obama and his aides hope, a majority of Americans will continue to stick with him through hi...

Sam Stein

Obama, House Dems At A Loss Over How To Move Agenda | Sam Stein | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over a two-and-a-half hour dinner at the Jefferson Hotel in downtown Washington Wednesday night, President Barack Obama and nine House D...

Obama Going To Bat For Congressional Dems

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

* President hopes Democrats can defy odds in mid-terms * Party in power usually loses seats in middle of presidential term ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Calms House Democratic Concerns Over Entitlement Reform | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama assured House Democrats Thursday he won't slash Social Security and Medicare, moments after he reaffirmed his com...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Progressives Warn Obama Against Giving Away The Store | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama took a break during his offensive to charm Republican lawmakers open to a budget deal on Tuesday to assure his fe...

Some Democrats Seek Distance From Obama

Politico | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama says he’s ready to do whatever it takes to help Democrats win the House next year — a feat that could make the difference b...

Dems Ready To Fight Obama 'Tooth And Nail' On Major Cuts

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama must work with a deeply skeptical partner as he tries to undo ...

Obama Critics Come Around, Say He's A 'New Man'

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

By Thomas Ferraro LEESBURG, Va. Feb 7 (Reuters) - Democrats in Congress have always had some gripes with their president, Barack Obama...

Sam Stein

Obama's Progressive Base Embraces Him Anew, Bound For More Heartbreak | Sam Stein | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's definitive reelection victory has invited Democrats to imagine a new era of liberalism, in which they are no lo...

Sam Stein

Obama Panic: President's Supporters Discuss How They Cope Emotionally | Sam Stein | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

FAIRFAX, Va. -- The mood among supporters of President Barack Obama shortly before he took the stage at a Friday morning rally in Fairfax, Va., was pl...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Manager To Senate Dems: President's Tide Will Lift Your Boat | Sam Stein | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's campaign manager Jim Messina met privately with Senate Democrats on Wednesday to discuss the campaign and how t...

Sam Stein

David Axelrod: Network Of Outside Democratic Groups Looks 'Rather Minor,' Will Be Outspent | Sam Stein | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Outside Democratic groups launched a broadside attack on former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney this past week, producing a video hit...

Does Obama Have A Democratic Lawmaker Problem?

Politico | MANU RAJU & MARIN COGAN | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

Sen. Joe Lieberman was treated like an outcast back in 2008 when he broke from the Senate Democratic Caucus and openly opposed Barack Obama's bid for ...

Michael McAuliff

DSCC: President Obama Won't Impact 2012 Senate Races | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will matter little to next year's Democratic Senate races, even though Republicans will try to link the poll-chal...

Obama, Occupy Wall Street and 2012

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The Occupy Wall Street movement is not talking about running somebody against President Obama in the Democratic Party, but this would be about the best thing that could happen to the Obama campaign.

There Is No Political Middle Ground

Bob Burnett | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

In contemporary America there is no room for bipartisanship. We are solidly divided between Democrats and Republican who exist in their own, quite different, realities.