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Democratic National Committee

DNC Attacks Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan On Todd Akin, Women's Issues In Tampa Tribune Ad

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Democratic National Committee refuses to allow Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to put Missouri Rep. Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" comment...

Gene Demby

Democrats Turn Former Obama Ally's Words Against Him | Gene Demby | Posted 08.23.2012 | Black Voices

The Democratic National Committee has released a new video touting President Barack Obama's accomplishments and needling Artur Davis, a one-time Obama...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Falls Behind In Money Race | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A month of torrential fundraising by Mitt Romney and big spending by President Barack Obama has upended the state of the campaign money ...

Joy Resmovits

Obama Will Hit Romney On Education Record As Governor | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

David Driscoll, who recently served as Massachusetts' education commissioner, remembers touring the state's high schools to promote a new scholarship ...

DNC Funds Low After July Spending

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee appears to have had a rough month of fundraising in July, pulling in nearly $10 million. That's $10 million less tha...

Democrats To Pull Funds From BofA

Posted 08.13.2012 | Business

Bank of America is likely about to lose a very prominent customer. The Democratic National Committee will announce some time in the next few days ...

Obama Flatters Beaming Catwoman Star As 'Best Thing'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama showered praise on celebrity supporters Aaron Sorkin and Anne Hathaway at a high-profile fundraiser Monday hosted...

Obama Campaign Back To Attacks

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

Within three days of both presidential campaigns suspending attacks -- at least in one state -- after a shooting in Aurora, Colo., the Obama team is b...

Romney Fundraising Tops Obama's In June

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Committtee, now fully linked to the fundraising operation of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Ro...

Jason Linkins

The DNC Is Sorry For Those Terrible Dressage Campaign Ads | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

Last week's ad from Obama for America -- the "Firms" spot that made use of Mitt Romney's warbling, pitch-averse rendition of "America the Beautiful" -...

Paul Blumenthal

Did Romney Beat Obama In Fundraising In May? | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reports filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Wednesday show a closer fundraising race in the month of May between Mitt Ro...

Greg Rosalsky

Bob McDonnell Called 'Governor Vaginal Probe' By State Pol | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

A Virginia state senator gave Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) a new nickname on Tuesday, resurrecting a fight over McDonnell's support for legislation that wou...

DNC Raises Money For Tom Barrett In Wisconsin Recall

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee is fundraising directly for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin in an effort to aid Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) in...

Obama, Dems dominate GOP in April fundraising

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By John DunbariWatch NewsAs President Barack Obama attacks Mitt Romney's tenure at a private equity firm, the former Massachusetts governor continue...

Marco Rubio: Obama Most 'Divisive Figure In Modern American History'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) did not mince words on Saturday, labeling President Barack Obama as the most "divisive figure in modern American history." ...

Amanda Terkel

National Democrats Step Up Involvement In Scott Walker Recall | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee is increasing its involvement in the push to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), promising grassro...

Sam Stein

Joe Biden Makes Major Statement On Same Sex Marriage | Sam Stein | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden became the highest-ranking official in the Obama administration to signal support for same-sex marriage on Sund...

Amanda Terkel

Former DNC Chairs Back Marriage Equality In Democratic Platform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four former chairs of the Democratic National Committee called on the party on Wednesday to embrace marriage equality in the 2012 Democr...

Sam Stein

Daily Caller Reporter Gets Into Email War With DNC | Sam Stein | Posted 03.15.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- A private spat between the Democratic National Committee's communications shop and a reporter for the Daily Caller, a conservative-leani...

Amanda Terkel

Obama, LGBT Groups Struggle Over Party Platform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An unexpected surge in support to place same-sex marriage on the Democratic Party platform at the August convention has energized LGBT a...

DNC Video Hits Romney For Saying He'd 'Get Rid Of' Planned Parenthood

Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday released a new video that attacks Mitt Romney for proposing to "get rid of" Planned Parenthood in order...

Citizens United Decision Could Lead to Foreign Interests Influencing US Elections

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

Citizens United created an environment in which it is perfectly legal for a shell non-profit corporation to engage in election-related spending on behalf of a hidden interest. And there is nothing to ensure that the hidden interest is not a foreign national, a foreign company or a foreign government.

Politicians Won't Return Ponzi Payoffs

Michael Winship | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
Michael Winship

Texas financier Robert Allen Stanford was convicted on 13 out of 14 criminal counts of fraud. But what most stories failed to mention was the large amount of his clients' cash that was spent on campaign contributions, greasing the corrupt nexus of money and politics for personal gain.

Elise Foley

Record January Haul For DCCC | Elise Foley | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratics received a few pieces of good fundraising news on Friday: A few hours after the Obama campaign announced a $29.1 million hau...

Obama To Return Donations Tied To Fugitive

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's campaign is returning about $200,000 in contributions collected by family members of a Mexican casino owner who...