Democrat Rep. Suing IRS to Go After Nonprofits

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is joining with two campaign finance watchdog groups, Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21, to sue the IRS for its regulations that give “wiggle room” to nonprofit groups allowing them to engage in political actions.

Democrat Rep. Suing IRS to Go After Nonprofits

Wasserman Schultz Tries to Preempt Rubio's SOTU Response

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz held an phone press conference with fellow Democratic Congressman Chris Van Hollen to basically try to take steam away from Senator Marco Rubio’s anticipated bi-lingual response to President Obama’s State of the Union

CBO Report: Tax Hikes Will Slow–But Not Kill–Growth

On Thursday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report that said letting the Bush tax cuts expire for those individuals making more than $200,000 and couples making more than $250,000 would not kill economic growth. The CBO also concluded that

CBO Report: Tax Hikes Will Slow–But Not Kill–Growth

No Joke: Team Obama Attacks Paul Ryan for 'Eloquent Rhetoric'

President Barack Obama’s campaign has released an Internet advertisement attacking Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan for his “eloquent rhetoric” that “can’t hide the harsh reality” of Romney and Ryan’s economic agenda. The two-minute video hilariously features an articulate Ryan

No Joke: Team Obama Attacks Paul Ryan for 'Eloquent Rhetoric'

Chris Van Hollen Spins Erskine Bowles Comments

Representative Chris Van Hollen appeared on Greta Van Sustren’s show Thursday to discuss the selection of Paul Ryan on the Republican ticket. As the interview progressed, Greta asked Van Hollen about the video clip in which Erskine Bowles praises Ryan.

Chris Van Hollen Spins Erskine Bowles Comments

Dems Propose Big Spending Budget to Counter GOP

Scrambling to put something on the table to counter House Republicans, Democrats have released a budget relying on anticipated military drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan for cuts, while enabling the same type of failed stimulus spending most associated with the

Dems Propose Big Spending Budget to Counter GOP

Ryan vs. Van Hollen On Budget

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI): “When you strip away the budget tricks and accounting tricks, they gave a budget that gave a net spending increase of $1.5 trillion and

Leaving on a Jet Plane

In a story that will appeal to lovers of irony and hypocrisy everywhere, and is perhaps illustrative on the micro-level of the attitudes that precipitated this historical wave, Chellie Pingree (ME-01) finds herself down by four to Dean Scontras. As