By Charlie Spiering | 11/07/13 04:22 PM
Former Gov. Howard Dean, D-Vt., said Republicans are behaving like the Muslim Brotherhood on social issues. "The Republicans on the Right are making the same mistakes as the Islamic Brotherhood made in Egypt," Dean said in an MSNBC interview. "They get in and they only focus on social...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/07/13 11:34 AM
President Obama traveled to Dallas on Wednesday to raise money for Democratic Senate candidates, telling would-be contributors that they need to open their wallets if the party is to prevent Republicans from taking over a second chamber of Congress -- a dynamic, he said, that would perpetuate...
By Paul Bedard | 11/07/13 11:23 AM
Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe’s jobs-focused campaign, also characterized by highly negative advertising, will be the model for 2014 gubernatorial elections, in which Democrats hope to beat Republican incumbents in six states and make abortion defender Wendy Davis governor of Texas....
By Rebecca Berg | 11/07/13 06:20 AM
In the immediate aftermath of the 2013 elections, which Tuesday night saw New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie handily re-elected and Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe swept to a narrow victory, Democrats and Republicans alike are beginning to look for lessons to apply to the next, higher-stakes...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/06/13 01:46 PM
In the wake of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's commanding re-election victory Tuesday, which drew support from more than 60 percent of voters for the Republican candidate in a traditionally blue state, Democrats dismissed the outcome as a one-time phenomenon for Republicans.
By Noemie Emery | 11/05/13 04:53 PM
Some on the Left have been noting with pleasure that advocates on the Right have now dropped calls to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, whose affordable nature is called into question and whose protection most patients attempt to avoid.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/05/13 03:48 PM
Senate Democrats gave vent to their frustrations with the botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act during a hearing today with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner.
By Editorial Writer | 11/05/13 05:13 AM
From alternative resource projects to the Keystone XL pipeline, energy proposals from both political parties often fail for lack of bipartisan support. Consequently, a party usually needs to control both houses of Congress before such proposals can be enacted.
By Paul Bedard | 11/04/13 02:06 PM
Democrats and President Obama are being urged to go on the offense to save Obamacare and blame insurance companies for making them look like liars when they promised that costs wouldn’t surge and Americans could keep their policies and doctors. “For the life of me, I do not understand why...
By Star Parker | 11/01/13 08:05 PM
It is quite possible that the presidential election of 2016 will be a defining moment for the nation and for the Republican Party. Not so for the Democratic Party. There’s no controversy among Democrats about what America should be and what their party is about. Big government, welfare state...
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