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DCCC Chair: I'm Done But Defeated Dems Will Try To Reclaim Seats

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fresh off a historic midterm election drubbing, the man in charge of getting Democrats into the House of Representatives confirmed what ...

Agents of Change? We Recommend It

Robert Cramer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Cramer

Based on my experience from the 1994 cycle and based on the poll of independents that we did, I offer these suggestions to those surviving Blue Dogs and other conservative Democrats that come back into Congress licking their severe wounds.

Obama Campaigns For Democrats Coast To Coast Ahead Of November

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's campaign schedule, a mix of fundraisers and rallies, will take him from coast to coast over the next three...

Democrats Begin Triage Strategy To Fortify Candidates Fit For Survival

The New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans are expanding the battle for the House into districts that Democrats had once considered relatively safe, while Democrats began a strategy...

Sam Stein

Democrats Plot Ways To Burden Entire GOP With Minimum Wage Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats are starting an effort to tie the entire Republican Party to the controversial statements made by a few of its candidates supporting the eli...

Alexi Giannoulias, Illinois Senate Candidate, Proving To Be One Dem Not Running From Party's Agenda

The Washington Post | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

That's why Alexi Giannoulias, the Senate candidate in Illinois, remains a fascinating candidate to watch as a test case of whether a Democrat can win ...

Democrats, Republicans See Turmoil After Primaries

The Wall Street Journal | Jonathan Weisman, John D. McKinnon AND Laura Meckler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The two major parties began the general election sprint Wednesday roiled by the fallout of a primary season marked by furiously anti-incumbent voters ...

Obama: Democrats Have 'Stopped The Bleeding, Stabilized The Economy'

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FAIRFAX, Va. — Ahead of midterm elections likely to produce big Republican gains, President Barack Obama said Monday that conservative activists...

Fewer Democrats Turning To Obama For Campaign Help

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO and LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — President Barack Obama doesn't go there anymore. The days of Obama traipsing around the country to states like Montana, Ind...

Democrats Served Two Helpings Of Bad News With Two New Polls

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats will find few points of optimism in a new batch of polls, with recent surveys by Washington Post/ABC News and Wall Street Journal/NBC News b...

Mark Halperin: Democrats Brace For 'GOP Tsunami'

Time | Mark Halperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two months before Election Day, finding a pessimistic Republican strategist is about as tough as spotting a five-legged unicorn on your local intersta...

Democrats Seeking Last Line Of Defense In Tough Election Year

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WILMINGTON, Del. — John Carney of Delaware is a rarity in a campaign season of foreboding for Democrats, a practicing politician with a strong c...

Bobby Bright Speculates About Nancy Pelosi's Death: She 'Might Get Sick And Die'

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While it might be politically popular among Republicans to bash House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, one Democrat may have crossed a line. Alabama Rep. Bobb...

Vulnerable Democrats Trying Not To Repeat The Mistakes Of 1994 In 2010

The New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the arsenal of advantages that Republicans hold as they seek to win control of Congress this year, one thing is missing: the element of surprise. U...

Vulnerable Democrats Trying Not To Repeat The Mistakes Of 1994 In 2010

The New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the arsenal of advantages that Republicans hold as they seek to win control of Congress this year, one thing is missing: the element of surprise. U...

Voter Volatility Reaches Historic Highs During Election 'Year Of Fear'

The Wall Street Journal | Gerald F. Seib | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's becoming increasingly clear that Americans aren't simply in the midst of hard times. They are in the midst of one of the most volatile political ...

Dems Deciding Where To Cut Losses: Will The DSCC Abandon Blanche Lincoln?

The Hill | Alexander Bolton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic leaders face tough decisions on how much to spend on the campaigns of Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) and other party candidates whose chance...

Lucia Graves

Bush Tax Cuts Spur Disagreement Among Dems

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic Reps. Tom Perriello and Gerry Connolly of Virginia say their party should stay on message this election season, but it's hard to do that wh...

Nancy Pelosi On Midterms: 'We Are Not Going Back'

Politico | David Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three months before what promise to be brutal House elections, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is again the Happy Campaigner, vowing to defend "every grain of sa...

Number Of 'Solidly Democratic' States Falls Since Last Election

Politics Daily | Bruce Drake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The number of Americans who identify with the Democratic Party has fallen steadily since 2008 and the result is that states considered to be in the "s...

Democrats' Election Hopes May Hinge On Frustrated, Independent Voters

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MEDIA, Pa. — Democrat Joe Sestak – a son of the Philadelphia suburbs – needs the independent voters in his backyard as he campaigns ...

Alvin Greene's Embarrassing Cash Haul: Only $1,000

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democratic Senate nominee Alvin Greene still hasn't raised much money in his bid to unseat Republican Sen. Jim DeMint of South Caro...

AP: Obama Promises To Help House Dems

AP | ERICA WERNER and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Facing criticism from House Democrats, President Barack Obama promised their leaders Wednesday night that he'll actively support th...

DNC Sends $2 Million To Party Committees, Florida, Ohio In Big Midterm Push

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Washington (CNN) - The Democratic National Committee is kicking off its push to get voters to the polls in November's midterm elections....

DNC Launching Largest-Ever Midterm Voter Registration Drive

Politics Daily | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee unveils on Thursday the largest midterm voter registration drive in the history of the party, hoping to build on the...