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Hillary Clinton Reassures House Democrats 2016 Is Not Just About Her

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 06.22.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton made it clear to House Democrats on Wednesday that she has their backs, touting a message...

Retiring Congressman Details Hellish Constant Fundraising

The New York Times | Benjamin Hart | Posted 01.09.2016 | Home

IT’S now safe to pick up your phones and read your emails. That’s right, I won’t be calling to ask you to donate to my congressional campaign. A...

Steve Israel To Retire From Congress

AP | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Steve Israel of New York, a member of the House Democratic leadership in his eighth term in Congress, said Tuesday he will re...

How The White House Lost Democrats On The Syrian Refugee Bill

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 11.20.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- In the lead-up to Thursday's House vote for tightening restrictions on Syrian refugees seeking entry into the United States, senior Demo...

California Congressman Sings 'Meet The Mets' On House Floor After Home Team Loses

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.23.2015 | Home

EmbedContent(562a72f2e4b0aac0b8fcd1d2,,Embed,aolon,Some({})) WASHINGTON -- Making sports-related bets with lawmakers from other states is a popular tr...

Being a Mindful Child: 24 Hours in DC with DC

Mallika Chopra | Posted 07.16.2016 | Home
Mallika Chopra

24 Hours in Washington D.C. with my father, Deepak Chopra In my book, Living With Intent, Take Action is an important step in my path to INTENT. The ...

Laura Barron-Lopez

House Regroups To Save Obama's Trade Agenda From Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 06.15.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama suffered an embarrassing defeat Friday in his push to pass his trade agenda. But now attention is turning to the ...

Ryan Grim

Prepare To Have Your Inbox Carpet Bombed

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.11.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the party’s arm charged with winning House elections, outraised its Republican counte...

Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Link Middle Class Woes To Need For Campaign Finance Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.21.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling, House and Senate Democrats aimed all the spotlights...

DCCC Chair Steve Israel To Step Down

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.06.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) will leave his job as chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee after Republicans gained at le...

Steve Israel Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Home

Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) was re-elected to Congress in New York's 3rd congressional district on Tuesday. Israel, who was first elected to Congres...

Sam Levine

New York Politicians Scramble For Shelter During Rocket Attack In Israel

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Levine | Posted 08.26.2014 | Home

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) and former New York Gov. David Paterson (D) quickly found shelter after Hamas rockets were fired at a town near Gaza that the...

Christina Wilkie

Proposed GOP Lawsuit Against Obama Helps Democrats Raise Millions

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.29.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $1 million in a single day on Monday, chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) said. T...

Friday Talking Points -- Democrats' 'Middle Class Jumpstart' Agenda

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.17.2014 | Home
Chris Weigant

The biggest political event of the week (for Democrats, at any rate) was Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats rolling out a new campaign agenda -- the "Middle Class Jumpstart" -- in the tradition of Newt Gingrich's "Contract With America."

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

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.13.2014 | Home

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...

Love Is the Engine -- Knowledge Is the Power

Bill Couzens | Posted 06.14.2014 | Home
Bill Couzens

Knowledge is power -- it is the power in all our choices, from the food we choose to put on our tables to who we vote for in our local and national elections. Less Cancer must be everyone's priority, and I am grateful to the many people who have joined the fight.

Christina Wilkie

Top Democrat: 'Not All' Republicans Are Racist

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.14.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- "Not all" Republicans are racist, said Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) on Sunday, but "to a significant extent, the Republican base has eleme...

Leave 3D Printing Alone

The Morningside Post | Posted 03.29.2014 | Home
The Morningside Post

I thought John Sarik was trying to shake my hand when we met last Spring at the Columbia Laboratory for Unconventional Electronics (CLUE). Instead he was trying to hand me a small tan-colored plastic figurine of smuggler and rouge Han Solo, of Star Wars fame, frozen in carbonite.

Michael McAuliff

Dems Warn Obama They'll Kill His Big Trade Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's international trade agenda is dead in the water if he doesn't do a better job engaging with Democrats in Congre...

Dem Rep Blames GOP Repeal Attempts For Low Obamacare Numbers

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 12.30.2013 | Home

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), discussing the Department of Health and Human Services’ recent release of Affordable Care Act enrollment number...

Paul Blumenthal

House Democrats Winning Fundraising War Over Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.20.2013 | Home

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

Paul Blumenthal

House Democrats Raise Money At Record Pace For 2014 Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.20.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats' chief political arm maintained a record-breaking fundraising pace in October, adding $7 million to its existing $25 mil...

Sam Stein

Top Dem Not Worried By Obamacare Hiccups Just Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.06.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The man tasked with electing Democrats to the House of Representatives is dismissing the newest round of conventional wisdom that the pr...

McCain Tells Russians They Deserve Better Than Putin

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.19.2013 | Home

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin for siding with "tyrannies," perpetuating bigotry, censoring the media and endo...

McCain Giving Putin A Dose Of His Own Medicine

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.13.2013 | Home

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is responding to Russian President Vladimir Putin's op-ed in the New York Times with a column of his own. McCain will at...