02/14/14 12:21 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has committed to holding more than 18 fundraisers to help Democrats this year ahead of the midterm elections in November. That's according to Democrats involved in the planning, who weren't authorized to discuss the events by name and demanded...
By David Limbaugh | 02/13/14 03:20 PM
Recently, I saw a Photoshopped depiction of Charles Manson next to an unborn baby, and the caption suggested that liberals are more interested in protecting Manson than they are the baby. It got me to thinking.
By Luke Rosiak | 02/13/14 06:03 AM
A PAC called 21st Century Democrats has raised $5.3 million since 2009, but not a penny of it has gone to candidates' campaigns or independent expenditures on their behalf, according to Federal Election Commission records.
By Paul Bedard | 02/07/14 12:51 PM
It’s not the same thing, of course, but the Democratic Party is reacting to Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s charge that former President Clinton is a “sexual predator” by slapping the senator’s voting record, which they suggest makes him a threat to women. “If his claims of concern for...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/07/14 11:37 AM
As Hillary Clinton weighs a bid for president in 2016, the infrastructure for her campaign is already taking shape, without her lifting a finger. But, like a political black hole, her relatively invisible campaign forces might be sucking the light away from more pressing Democratic contests: the...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/05/14 02:58 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Wednesday said that the November midterms were on President Obama's mind as he meets with his party's lawmakers this week. “He’s the head of his party,” said Carney on Wednesday. “Of course, it’s on his mind.” Carney, though, cautioned...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/04/14 07:36 PM
President Obama met with House Democrats on Tuesday at the White House, assuring them that although he has vowed to move his agenda with executive actions, he is ready to work together on their “shared priorities.” Obama in his meeting with the House Democratic Caucus “expressed the...
By Byron York | 02/03/14 06:23 PM
There's no doubt the Affordable Care Act will redistribute wealth in America. People at the top of the income ladder will pay more; people at the bottom will benefit. But how, exactly, will that work? A new study finds that Obamacare's redistribution will be stunningly lopsided. Scholars at...
By Paul Bedard | 02/02/14 12:13 PM
House Speaker John Boehner KO’d Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in 2013 fundraising by over 50 percent, according to just released figures. Boehner outraised the former Democratic speaker by a whopping $19 million, $54 million to Pelosi’s $35 million. When Pelosi’s team last month...
By Paul Bedard | 01/31/14 11:57 AM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, interviewed by the normally friendly Daily Show's Jon Stewart, found herself mocked by the host and laughed at by the audience over issues including Obamacare, political donations and bureaucratic incompetence. In a half-hour interview released today on the...
By Rebecca Berg | 01/31/14 11:36 AM
President Obama will step out onto the campaign trail this year to help boost Congressional Democrats -- even though many of those candidates worry that the president may be a drag on their re-election efforts.
By Susan Crabtree | 01/31/14 11:35 AM
President Obama's State of the Union address served as the opening salvo in a bid to rescue his legacy and fire up Democratic voters in a crucial midterm election year.
By Zack Colman and Sean Lengell | 01/30/14 01:49 PM
Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman, a high-profile lawmaker and longtime advocate for clean air and health care initiatives, announced Thursday he won't seek a 21st term in office. The Californian, who was first elected to Congress in 1974, said he wasn't leaving out of frustration but rather...
By Philip Klein | 01/30/14 01:04 PM
During his Tuesday State of the Union speech, President Obama touted the benefits of his health care law, but a new poll finds that the program is becoming increasingly unpopular among the uninsured -- the very group it was intended to benefit the most. According to the January version of the...
By Associated Press | 01/30/14 10:50 AM
In a statement Thursday, the California lawmaker said he would not seek another term. In reflecting on his 40 years in the House, Waxman said he was filled with gratitude for the memories.
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