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These States Were The Big Spenders And Penny Pinchers In 2014

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

The 2014 midterm elections panned out to be the most expensive midterms ever, with total spending surpassing $3.67 billion. The country even saw its f...

House Democrats' Campaign Arm Spends Almost $2 Million Daily

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The political parties' House campaign arms spent almost $51 million in the first two weeks of October — or an average of almost ...

GOP Congressman Gets Boost From Racially Charged Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics

In a sign that the GOP may be concerned about one of its incumbents, the National Republican Congressional Committee released a television ad in Nebra...

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...

House Republicans' Midterm Strategy: Terror, Terror, Terror!

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

House Republicans are hoping that fears over national security will be their ticket to a bigger majority come the November midterm elections, so much ...

House Campaign Committees Are Sitting On Lots Of Cash

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The two party committees tasked with electing House members are sitting on a combined $100 million pile of cash, suggesting voters...

Samantha Lachman

NRCC Ad Stars Man Who Doubted Michael Brown Raised His Hands Before He Was Shot

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

The latest ad from the National Republican Congressional Committee's independent expenditure arm stars a West Virginia coal miner who has been outspok...

Why Do We Put Up with Washington's Cynical Misinformation Game?

Wendell Potter | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

There is one arena in which misleading the public not only is abided but is the norm: politics. In fact, much of what constitutes political discourse in this country is now built on a foundation of dishonesty.

Sam Stein

What Do Top Republicans Fear? Hint: It's Not An Obama Impeachment Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a briefing at the Republican National Committee headquarters on Wednesday afternoon, top officials from the major GOP campaign commit...

Trey Gowdy Names Former NRCC Aide As Director Of Benghazi Committee

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) on Thursday named lobbyist and former Republican aide Phil Kiko as staff director for the newly created House s...

Ex-CIA Director Endorses House Benghazi Investigation

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Former acting CIA Director Mike Morell said Monday that he supports the creation of a House panel tasked with investigating the 2012 attack on the U.S...

John Boehner: Democrats Are Probably Fundraising Off Benghazi 'Just Like We Are'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday declined to wave off Republican party committees from fundraising off the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consu...

Sam Stein

Trey Gowdy Says People Shouldn't Fundraise Off Benghazi, NRCC Apparently Disagrees

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) on Wednesday morning urged his fellow lawmakers not to use the investigation he is leading into the 2012 attack...

GOP Campaign Committee Has $31 Million To Help Hold On To The House

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's majo...

Paul Blumenthal

These Numbers Look Good For House Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $6.4 million in February, keeping up its record fundraising ahead of the 2014 mid...

Eugene Mulero

GOP May Gain 8 House Seats In Midterm Elections, Top Lawmaker Predicts

HuffingtonPost.com | Eugene Mulero | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans may gain "six to eight" House seats in this year's elections to retain control of the chamber, the head of the GOP campaign ...

Obamacare Already Playing Big Role In 2014 Races

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — The candidates are Alex Sink, Democrat, and David Jolly, Republican, but Obamacare is on the ballot in a big way in a compet...

House Republicans Want Budget Cuts For Seniors, But Not For Insurance Companies

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans on Thursday attacked President Barack Obama after word from the White House that his fiscal 2015 budget drops proposed...

Paul Blumenthal

House Democrats Score A Record January In Fundraising

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a record-setting 2013, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee keeps up the strong fundraising numbers this year with $6.8...

NRCC Says It Will Issue Refund After Donor Complains Of Being Misled By Campaign Website

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee is doubling down on its use of websites that appear to be in support of Democratic House candidates bu...

Paul Blumenthal

House Democrats Winning Fundraising War Over Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee continued to break its own monthly fundraising records while besting its Republican coun...

Paul Blumenthal

Every Time Republicans Do Something 'Really Stupid' A New Democratic Donor Writes A Check

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sharon Caliendo of Norman, Okla., worked for home state Republican Sens. Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe. She worked for Republican Gov. Mary ...

Republicans Tussle Over Gay Candidates

Politico | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

Virginia Rep. Randy Forbes, a senior House Republican eyeing a powerful committee chairmanship, is causing friction with some of his colleagues by pus...

Paul Blumenthal

House Democrats Raise Money At Record Pace For 2014 Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats' chief political arm maintained a record-breaking fundraising pace in October, adding $7 million to its existing $25 mil...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Top Republican Says House Will Act On Immigration Next Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the lawmaker tasked with electing Republicans to the House, said Friday his chamber will act on immigration r...