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6 People Who Should Be Freaking Out About the Post Office's Stupid Cuts

Toby Barlow | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
Toby Barlow

Who cares about the silly little post office? Well, I'd like to suggest these mighty folks might want to start rolling up their sleeves and come out swinging.

Dem Leader Moves On Electoral College Reform

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.), the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman, has proposed a constitutional amendment that would award 29 extr...

Dem Rep: 'The Tea Party Experiment Has Failed'

Politico | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

Time is up on this tea party Congress. House Republicans like to say that government should be run more like a business. I agree. If I had a busine...

DCCC Hopes '47 Percent' Comments Will Help Them Take Back House

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman Steve Israel said Friday he thinks the party can use GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's comme...

Sam Stein

DCCC Chair: Romney Just Gave Us Our 'Majority Maker'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

The man charged with electing Democrats to the House of Representatives boasted on Saturday that the party had higher hopes for taking back the majori...

Democrats Hammer House Candidates On Tax Cuts

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

With the House set to vote on extending all the Bush tax cuts later this week, Democrats are hammering 23 Republicans in competitive districts with an...

N.Y. Assembly Speaker Encourages Democrats To Avoid DNC Convention

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

The Democratic speaker of the New York state Assembly on Tuesday gave a pass to members of his conference who are part of the growing number of Democr...

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats Set Grassroots Fundraising Record After Health Care Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats have raised $2.3 million since last week's Supreme Court ruling on the health care law and marked their biggest grassroo...

Sam Stein

What Now?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three years after Democrats began crafting health care reform, nearly 18 months after the president signed it into law, and eight months...

Top Dem: Stay Away From The Convention

Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

(Clarifies language in paragraph 10 in June 26 story) By Samuel P. Jacobs WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) - The man respon...

Walsh Gets Fundraising Help From GOP Leadership

Posted 04.12.2012 | Chicago

Despite repeatedly criticizing the "mainstream" Republican party, U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh has accepted some financial help from GOP leaders hoping to keep...

Veteran Group OUTRAGED Over GOP Rep's Comments

Posted 03.31.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh was criticized by veterans groups this week after making a dismissive remark about his opponent -- Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckwort...

Michael McAuliff

House Dems Tout Cash, Poll Momentum

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats charged with fighting the battle for control of the House this election year were crowing Friday that the fundraising and poll...

Michael McAuliff

Steve Israel: Mitt's Puny Tax Rate Will Help Democrats Win

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- News of the relatively meager tax rate Mitt Romney pays will "create fury" and help hand the Democrats control of the House of Represent...

Michael McAuliff

Dems See Chance Of House Takeover With 75 Recruits

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pundits don't think Democrats have much chance to take back the House of Representatives this year, but suddenly their party is finding ...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Find Silver Lining In GOP Opposition To Payroll Tax Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Many Democrats think House Republicans have given them an early political Christmas present by opposing the Senate deal to extend the mi...

Why Does the Democratic Party Continue to Work Against the 99%?

Pearl Korn | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Who are these people that we've sent to Washington to represent us? Do they live in this country? Do they see the same news reports, pass the same shuttered businesses, hear the same desperate stories from their friends and family? One has to wonder.

Jan Brewer Tongue-Tied Over Redistricting Flap

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer struggled to explain why she pressured state senators to remove Redistricting Chairman Colleen Coyle Mathis in an interview th...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats: The House Can Be Won In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The economy may be in the doldrums and his Democratic President's approval rating may be there as well, but Democratic Congressional Cam...

Michael McAuliff

Steve Israel: Impeach Jan Brewer For Tampering With Arizona Redistrciting

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer should be impeached for removing the independent leader of her state's redistricting commission, the head of the Democratic Co...

Republicans' Vile Attack Is New Low

Rep. Steve Israel | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Rep. Steve Israel

Republicans are desperate to discredit hardworking Americans who are protesting the Republican policies that breed more corporate greed than help for ...

Michael McAuliff

Steve Israel Slams GOP For 'Anti-Semitic' Charge

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are furious about a Republican campaign video that accuses Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) of embracing anti-Semitism in the Occup...

Sam Stein

DCCC Chair Steve Israel Relays Fears Over Candidate Recruitment If Dems Buckle On Medicare

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Steve Israel warned lawmakers on Friday that he would have trouble recruiting candidat...

The Final Straw For Weiner's Democratic Colleagues

Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

After weathering the storm of controversy for days, Anthony Weiner announced his resignation from Congress on Thursday. What led to his decision? I...

Nancy Pelosi Calls For Ethics Investigation Into Anthony Weiner

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

UPDATE [7:19 p.m. ET]: AP reports: WASHINGTON — Scandalized congressman Anthony Weiner says he'll fully cooperate with a House ethics investigati...