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Samantha Lachman

Here's How Vulnerable Senate Democrats Reacted To Obama's ISIS Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reactions from Democrats running for the U.S. Senate ranged from apprehension to full-throated encouragement after President Barack Obam...

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,...

Senate Democrats In Doomed Push To Limit Campaign Funds

AP | By ALAN FRAM | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats started their campaign-season drive Monday for a constitutional amendment aimed at curbing special interests' fin...

Senate Dems Could Revisit Minimum Wage Vote Soon

AP | By ALAN FRAM | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking to motivate their most loyal supporters, Democrats may hold a campaign-season Senate vote as soon as next week on their ef...

Senate Control Could Rest With Well-Funded Women

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The political tilt of the Senate during President Barack Obama's final two years in office is likely to hinge on a handful of fema...

Senate Democrats Give In On Transportation Funding, Accept GOP Plan

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, July 31 (Reuters) - With time running out to avert cutbacks in federal transportation money due to s...

Senate Democrats Seek To Split GOP On Export-Import Bank

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Familiar with the Export-Import Bank? In all likelihood, most voters in Louisiana and Virginia aren't either. And yet Democratic ...

Democrats And Republicans Complain Obama Is Too Aloof With Congress

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democra...

House, Senate Dems Outraise GOP

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The political parties, their campaign committees and super PACs faced a Sunday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how m...

Senate Dems Attempt To Steer Attention Away From Obamacare

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan has her Republican opponent right where she wants him geographically — and, therefor...

Dave Jamieson

Senate Democrats Think You Deserve Overtime Pay

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats want more American workers to be taking home overtime pay. Echoing a similar move by President Barack Obama, a bill ...

Obama To Headline First Super PAC Fundraiser

AP | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will headline his first super PAC fundraiser Tuesday in New York. The White House says Obama...

GOP Seizes Upon Veterans Affairs Scandal In New Attacks Against Democrats

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Republicans are seizing upon the growing scandal enveloping the Department of Veterans Affairs to attack President Barack Obama and vulnerable Democra...

Club For Growth Enlists A Parrot To Mock Vulnerable Senate Democrats

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

Club for Growth is targeting a pair of vulnerable Senate Democrats by highlighting their support of President Barack Obama's health care law. The r...

Igor Bobic

Harry Reid Proposes Changing Constitution To Block The Koch Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Thursday called for amending the U.S. Constitution to bar big money donors from having an ...

Democrats Employ Their Fathers In Tough Senate Races

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Father's Day isn't for another month, but a number of the country's top Senate contests are already seeing a flood of television ads featuring the fat...

Dave Jamieson

Senate Republicans Block Minimum Wage Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats could not advance their bill to raise the minimum wage on Wednesday, failing by a vote of 54-42 to clear the filibuster...

Progressive Senate Campaign Targets Republicans In Key Races

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

A progressive super PAC is launching a campaign to "save the Senate" Wednesday with plans to target Republicans in key Senate races through massive vo...

Congressional Democrats Making Huge Mistake Targeting Hate Speech

Alan Colmes | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Alan Colmes

Democrats Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Hakeem Jeffreys of New York want to clamp down on what can be said on radio under the rubric of "hate speech," and it's a terrible idea. Government should stay as far away from broadcast content as possible.

Senate Democrats Urge Obama To Approve Keystone XL

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the...

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...

Senate Democrats Side With Cruz

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved a bill Monday to bar a former hostage-taker tapped to be Iran's ambassador to the United Nations from entering...

Dave Jamieson

Tom Harkin Asks For One Last Raise Before Retirement

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tom Harkin keeps a copy of a D.C. restaurant worker's paycheck in his Capitol Hill office. The Democrat likes to talk about it when...

Moderate Democrats Open To Lower Minimum Wage Hike

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Already facing heavy Republican opposition, congressional Democrats who support raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour now find themselves beatin...

House Backs Bill To Sue President Over Laws

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting Barack Obama as a president run amok, the House voted on Wednesday for a bill that would expedite congressional lawsuits a...