DCCC Chairman Wants FL Rematch Between Jolly, Sink in November

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) Chairman Steve Israel said he wants Alex Sink, the Democrat who lost a key special election House race on Tuesday, to run again against Republican David Jolly in the fall.  Jolly won a district that President Barack Obama

DCCC Chairman Wants FL Rematch Between Jolly, Sink in November

Obama, Pelosi to Fundraise for Democrats at Alonzo Mourning's Home

President Barack Obama will attend a fundraiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee next month at the home of Miami Heat and Georgetown legend Alonzo Mourning.  The March 20th fundraiser will also feature House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and

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Obama, Pelosi to Fundraise for Democrats at Alonzo Mourning's Home

House Extends Plastic Gun Ban Without Roll Call Vote

Using a procedure that prevents constituents from knowing which Republicans voted in favor of a ban on plastic guns, the House extended the Undetectable Firearms Act for another ten years Tuesday. The original bill was passed in 1988–the height of

House Extends Plastic Gun Ban Without Roll Call Vote

Business, GOP Establishment: Tea Party Is Over

(AP) Business, GOP establishment: Tea party is overBy DONNA CASSATAAssociated PressWASHINGTONA slice of corporate America thinks tea partyers have overstayed their welcome in Washington and should be shown the door in next year’s congressional elections.In what could be a sign

Business, GOP Establishment: Tea Party Is Over

NPR's Renee Montagne Flunks Civics–and Fairness

National Public Radio has been cheerleading for President Barack Obama throughout the shutdown, and exulted in his political win the morning after Congress passed legislation to end the confrontation. But Morning Edition host Renee Montagne went even further in her

NPR's Renee Montagne Flunks Civics–and Fairness

Dems Ditching Obama, Gearing up for Hillary

The Hill is reporting that Democrats in DC are “shifting” from Obama over to Hillary Clinton as 2016 approaches. “Hillary Clinton has already racked up a couple of endorsements for the 2016 presidential race — and she hasn’t even announced she’s

Dems Ready to Take the House in 2014

Steve Israel (D-N.Y.), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is trying to stir up confidence among House Democrats for 2014, claiming that they are in better shape than they have been for years. Israel released a three-page memo

Dems Ready to Take the House in 2014

Dems Face Uphill Task to Take Back House

It’s almost two years until the midterm elections in 2014, so people can be excused their occasional flights of fancy. Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY), chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) released a memo to his colleagues arguing that

Dems Face Uphill Task to Take Back House

Obama Offers Help to Congressional Dems in 2014

After President Obama’s victory in 2008, he quickly disappeared from the midterm Congressional elections in 2010; Democrats ran from him. But now they’re looking to be his best friend again after his re-election victory. Obama has apparently offered House Democrats

Obama Offers Help to Congressional Dems in 2014

GOP Freshmen Fight for Seats

The Democrats keep trying to float the meme that the Tea Party is dead. Eighty-seven new GOP congressmen were elected in 2010; many of them Tea Party favorites. About 20 of those face tough races in 2012, either because of

GOP Freshmen Fight for Seats

Politifact's #1 'Lie' of 2011 Now Obama's #1 Talking Point

Today, President Obama went after Paul Ryan’s budget that would move to preserve Medicare for decades to come by mirroring a debunked Democratic talking point. “My plan has already extended Medicare by more than a decade,” said Obama. “Their plan

Politifact's #1 'Lie' of 2011 Now Obama's #1 Talking Point

Democrat Campaign Chair to Candidates: Avoid the Convention

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Steve Israel’s message is clear to an increasing number of Democrat candidates who want to win in November: stay away from the Democrat’s national convention. Joe Manchin, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Rep. Nick Rahall

Democrat Campaign Chair to Candidates: Avoid the Convention

Wall Street to Dems: You Can't Have it Both Ways

From Politico: After the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee sent a recent email urging supporters to sign a petition backing the wave of Occupy Wall Street protests, phones at the party committee started ringing. Banking executives personally called the offices of

Top Dems to Weiner: Get Out

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Shultz (D-FL) and fellow New York Representative Steve Israel (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee all called on embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) to resign today. The move

Top Dems to Weiner: Get Out

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Shultz (D-FL) and fellow New York Representative Steve Israel (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee all called on embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) to resign today. The move