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2016 Bid For Dem Convention Starts To Take Shape

Philadelphia Daily News | Chris Brennan | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA'S political, business and labor leaders gathered behind closed doors yesterday to prepare for a bid to host the 2016 Democratic National ...

DNC Narrows RNC Savings Lead, Still Laden In Debt

AP | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee narrowed the savings gap with its Republican counterpart in February but is still carrying $15 m...

Obama, Hillary Clinton Circles Overlap

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is bolstering his party's campaign coffers, joining an ally of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Cli...

Obama Gears Up For Midterm Elections With Dem Fundraisers

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has committed to holding more than 18 fundraisers to help Democrats this year, putting the full force of hi...

New Jersey Dem Says He's Seen No Evidence Christie Knew Of Traffic Scheme

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, Feb 2 (Reuters) - A New Jersey Democrat leading a probe of a bridge traffic scandal that has engulfed ...

Paul Blumenthal

How Much More Did Democrats Raise Than Republicans Last Year?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The three major Democratic Party committees raised $16 million more than their Republican Party counterparts in 2013. The Democratic ...

Obama Brings Back White House Political Office

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is bringing back an internal White House political office to help boost congressional Democrats as the midt...

Obamacare To Be Hot Topic As Midterm Elections Near

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

Joshua Benson, 27, is a Delray Beach supermarket cashier. Martin West, 46, of Davie, owns a human resources and staffing company with his wife. Stacy ...

Democratic And Republican Party Chairs Face Off In Obamacare Debate

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The chairs of the Democratic Party and Republican Party duked it out over President Barack Obama's signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act, dur...

Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Beat Republicans In Fundraising For Second Straight Month

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee beat the Republican National Committee in October fundraising, the second consecutive Democratic month...

Jon Ward

True Believers Seek To Bottle Obama Campaign Magic

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One year after electing President Barack Obama to a second term, key former campaign aides have created their own private sector compani...

Democratic Fundraising Committee Trounces Conservative Counterpart

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

September fundraising filings by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee marked several mi...

Jon Ward

What Shutdown? RNC Says 2014 Will Be GOP's Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- A few hundred feet away from the Republican National Committee headquarters on Tuesday, House Republicans were in total disarray as th...

Parties Race To Use Shutdown For 2014 Leverage

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN and KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats have wasted little time trying to use the first federal government shutdown in a generatio...

Dems Raise A Lot Of Money Off The Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee had its best fundraising day since the 2012 election on Monday as the government hurtled toward a shutdown pushed by...

Christie Says Shutdown Would Be 'A Failure'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) told CBS News he doesn't think Republicans should force a government shutdown. "I think there's gotta be a solut...

Obama Raises Cash For Dems

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is stepping away from the heated debate over government funding and his health care law to raise campaign cash fo...

Obama Attends DNC Fundraiser

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is taking a break from looming fiscal deadlines to raise money for the Democratic Party at an event near the...

Historic Long-Sealed Court Records Released

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Court records detailing the personal histories and statements of four men involved in the Watergate break-in are now open to the public,...

Former Nixon Adviser Dies

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Leonard Garment, a lawyer who was a friend and adviser to President Richard Nixon as the Watergate scandal unfolded and who urged him not ...

Obama Fundraises For Dems In New York

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Huddling with A-list celebrities and top re-election donors, President Barack Obama bemoaned the partisan forces that have stymied comprom...

Obama, House Democrats Gather Over Dinner

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's dinner tour continued on Wednesday, with House Democrats joining him to discuss an array of issues. The House Democratic C...

Jason Collins Headlining Major Event With Michelle Obama

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee says NBA veteran Jason Collins will headline its annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender gala. ...

Obama: GOP Outreach To Continue Even If Dems 'Think I'm A Sap'

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

DALLAS -- A day before sharing the stage with his Republican predecessor, President Barack Obama raised money for Democrats at a supporter's sprawling...

Obama Fundraises In Texas Ahead Of Presidential Library Opening

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

BY JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS -- A day before sharing the stage with his Republican predecessor, President Barack Obama raised mone...