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2012 Countdown: Where To Point The Finger If Obama Doesn't Win

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

If the president ends up losing the race to Romney, here are some of the reasons Democrats will eventually, but certainly, cite in public.

Making This a Wave Election

Mike Lux | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

The Democratic argument is winning. It is winning both because it makes more logical sense, but because it resonates with American values of a community and family where we help each other make it.

Sam Stein

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee To Donors: 'Wake Up!' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat in charge of protecting his party's majority in the Senate thinks it can be done. But he's deeply concerned his organiz...

Making a List, Checking It Twice...

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"OK, big guy, you keep putting it off, but we have got to get to the Washington naughty/nice list. It's almost time to load the sleigh, and we've got to issue orders to the Toy Room."

Michael McAuliff

Senate Dems Identify The Key Issue For 2012 | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Next year's election will not look like last year's Republican romp largely because America has woken up to the historic gap between ric...

DNC Fundraising Through Alternative Means Ahead Of 2012

Creative Loafing Charlotte | Mary C. Curtis | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

Though 2012 will be the first convention for 27-year-old Jackie Bateman, she's already a veteran campaigner. ...

Michael McAuliff

DSCC: President Obama Won't Impact 2012 Senate Races | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will matter little to next year's Democratic Senate races, even though Republicans will try to link the poll-chal...


Steven Weber | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

The Left, in a Standard-Operating-Procedure show of shooting off its toes while shooting off its mouth, is ready to repeal support of Obama if he doesn't blah-blah-blah. Well, then, fine. So who else will it be?

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Discusses Medicare Cuts

Huff TV | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner appeared Tuesday on MSNBC to discuss the Democrats' battle against Medicare cuts. "I think it's high time that the Democrats a...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Cries Of 'MediScare' Prompt Democratic Shout of 'Hypocrisy' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a bold political about-face, a group of freshman Republicans who won office campaigning against cuts to Medicare last year called on ...

I'm In, but Without Any Enthusiasm

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

While the good news for Democrats is that Obama may be in a relatively strong position to get reelected, the bad news for progressives is he is now clearly just another Democrat with little real ability to inspire or bring about real change.

Dennis Kucinich Talks Potential Obama Primary

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) said Thursday that a primary challenge to Obama coming from a competitive candidate would strengthen the process, and pr...

Dem Who Narrowly Won Reelection To Lead Senate Campaign Arm For 2012

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats will turn to Sen. Patty Murray of Washington to steer the defense of 21 Democratic seats up for re-election in 201...

Senate Map Shrinks For Democrats In 2012

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., is retiring and his party has a big problem in 2012 – and beyond. Farm Belt and Southern voters wh...

Joe Lieberman Faces Tough Road To Reelection In 2012

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In what is becoming the $64,000 question in Connecticut, many of the state's political insiders are wondering how Sen. Joe Lieberman (I) can win reele...

Sam Stein

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

Democrats 2012 Election Calendar: Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire Lead The Way

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats recommended a February start for the 2012 political calendar and the likely renomination of President Barack Obama, with ...