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Sam Stein

With Senate At Stake, Democrats Angry At Colleagues For Sitting On Cash

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats who aren't running for re-election this year and those who have retired were sitting on nearly $52 million in campaign ...

Igor Bobic

Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Emboldened by new polling showing a tight race for Senate in Kentucky, Democrats are recommitting funds to boost Democrat Alison Lunderg...

Here's Another Indication Senate Control Won't Be Decided In November

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

In another sign that control of the Senate may not be decided on Nov. 4, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has made a big ad reservation to...

Early Voting Rounding the Bend

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

With early voting in full swing, more than 1.9 million people have cast a ballot in the 2014 midterm elections. I track early voting statistics here. Predictably, dueling spin about early voting has emerged from the Democratic and Republican camps.

DSCC Stops Running Ads In Kentucky Senate Race

AP | By ADAM BEAM | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — In the final weeks of a cross-country battle for Senate control, officials in both political parties are making multimillion-do...

Senate Democrats Go On Spending Spree In Hopes Of Maintaining Majority

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign arm spent almost $1 million a day last month to defend their at-risk majority, according to a sum...

Samantha Lachman

Bizarre Turn Of Events Could Save Senate For Democrats As South Dakota Race Breaks Open

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

As the 2014 Senate midterm elections were heating up, pundit predictions were all over the map, but on this much they agreed: Democratic seats in Mont...

Senate Republicans Just Had A Record-Breaking Haul

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans' official effort to retake the Senate raised a record $15.5 million in September — roughly four times its average mo...

Paul Blumenthal

Where Billionaires Are Placing Bets In This Year's Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Democratic Party works to hold control of the U.S. Senate for the final two years of Barack Obama's presidency, a key strategy fo...

Sam Stein

Senate Dems Don't Think The 2014 Elections Will Turn The Political Tide. Here's Why

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sitting in his office seven weeks before voters head to the polls, the man in charge of electing Democrats to the Senate cops to being u...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Democrats Reveal Not-So-Secret Weapon In Campaign To Stay In Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- By all rights, Democrats in the U.S. Senate should be measuring drapes for smaller offices as they head home for an election season that...

Sam Stein

Democratic Senate Candidates Run From Obama While GOP Moves Toward His Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the 2014 campaign enters its final stages, the two parties are approaching President Barack Obama in unconventional ways. Some De...

Ashley Alman

Dems Hit Terri Lynn Land For Koch Ties

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

Democrats launched a television ad Tuesday hitting Michigan Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land for ties to the Koch brothers. Koch Carbon,...

Democrats Hit Scott Brown In New Hampshire

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign arm on Thursday began running its first ads to help Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's unexpectedly rocky re-electio...

Obama Hints Of Making Supreme Court Appointments Before He Leaves Office

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama suggested he will appoint more than one additional Supreme Court justice before he leaves office. Speaking at a fundraiser f...

Sam Stein

DSCC Has Best 2nd Quarter Fundraising In Its History

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Continuing its trend of strong fundraising cycles, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will announce on Friday that it raised n...

Democratic Fundraising Committee Outraises Republican Counterpart

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has announced another strong fundraising month, reporting its most successful April in the fundraising co...

Senate GOP Committee Rakes In Millions In April

AP | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 16 about the National Republican Senatorial Committee's fundraising, The Associated Press, relying on a summary of ...

Obama: 'Nothing Works' Because Republicans Are Willing 'To Say No To Everything'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama railed against Republicans during an event in Los Angeles Wednesday night, saying the GOP's willingness "to say no to everythin...

Senate Democrats' Committee Outraises GOP Rivals

AP | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The campaign committee to elect Democrats to the Senate again outraised its Republican counterpart in March. The Democratic Senat...

Dems Comes Out In Support Of Susan Collins Challenger In Maine

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced Tuesday that it will back Shenna Bellows, a former executive director of Maine's American Civil...

Dems Slam Republicans For Being 'Addicted To Koch'

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee liked Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's recent quip that Republican Senate candidates are "addicted to ...

The Democrats' Koch Problem

Doug Thornell | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics
Doug Thornell

With less than seven months until the midterm elections, the biggest challenge Democrats face isn't the Affordable Care Act or the President's popularity, it's the millions of dollars being spent by the Koch brothers' financed groups, most notably Americans for Prosperity.

Dem Committee Bests GOP Counterpart

AP | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats' committee trying to keep the party's majority in the Senate raised more money in January than its Republican counte...

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 ...