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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...

Pennsylvania Republicans Face Heat Over Controversial Redistricting Plan

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee is sending robocalls to Pennsylvania voters beginning Monday, going after a GOP-sponsored plan to change the way the...

Dems May Join GOP Push For Earlier Conventions

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

* Republicans consider shorter primary season, fewer debates * Campaign finance laws encourage earlier conventions * 'Ch...

Republicans Outpace Dems In New Year

AP | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Committee is starting 2013 with a financial advantage over its Democratic rivals. The RNC raised $6.9 million i...

Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Start 2013 In The Hole

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After running the most expensive campaign in U.S. political history, President Barack Obama's reelection team and the Democratic Nationa...

Joy Resmovits

Democrats Depart Former D.C. Chancellor Rhee's Group

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

Michelle Rhee, the fiery former Washington, D.C.,school chancellor, has danced a tricky tango since starting her national advocacy and lobbying group,...

Obama Wants Debbie Wasserman Schultz To Stay At DNC

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama wants Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz to stay on as his party's chairwoman. Wasserman Schultz has overseen...

Darwin and Democrats vs. Privatized Profiteers: Tomorrow's Values Fight

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

This election has the potential to fundamentally change the landscape of what built, bolstered, sustained and characterized America since its founding. There is a Republican ticket that is keen to completely erode the social contract that has made America great.

How Democrats Do Diversity: Using Voters' Language to Get Out the Vote

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

All linguistic minorities deserve to be approached and heard in their home languages whenever possible, because the conversation that results is fuller and richer and you tend to hear things that otherwise might not be said in English.

Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Hold Huge Ground Game Advantage

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. -- On a warm Tuesday night in late October, the Organizing for America office in south Arlington, Va., is humming with activity. In a s...

This Is It: America Needs to Hear Obama, Romney Talk About Drone Strikes in Last Debate

Robert Greenwald | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Monday's debate may be the largest American audience to pay attention to the subject of drones strikes that are done in their name. That is, if moderator Bob Schieffer dares press the candidates on what may well be the most ominous power a president has: choosing who to kill.

Amanda Terkel

RNC Disavows Consultant Arrested For Election Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WAUSAU, Wis. -- The chair of the Republican National Committee is disavowing a consultant who has been arrested for allegedly throwing out voter regis...

Romney Gets Punked!

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.16.2012 | Money

It's a pretty bad day to be Romney's Tax Plan. First, Bill Clinton unloaded harsh criticism calling it an "illusion." Then, Bruce Bartlett, a form...

Obama Campaign Posts Record $150 Million Fundraising Haul In September

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign set a new monthly fundraising record for 2012, raking in more than $150 million in the month of September...

Dems Unleash New Attack On Romney And Ryan

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee unveiled a new website Tuesday attacking Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan over their policy positions ahead of the first pr...

DCCC Calls On Voters To 'Fire The Tea Party Congress'

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee put up a large banner Monday at its Washington headquarters that reads, "FIRE THE TEA PARTY CONGRESS,"...