03/03/14 03:14 PM
Schuette LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced a $45,000 settlement on Wednesday with a Southfield-based professional fundraiser to resolve allegations it used deceptive practices to convince seniors to donate money. Associated Community...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/03/14 02:01 PM
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the campaign arm for House Democrats, on Monday named 16 candidates to its "Red To Blue" program, which identifies districts in which Democrats have a high chance of winning a seat from a Republican.
By Tim Mak | 03/03/14 11:50 AM
Former White House staffer Ronnie Cho is strongly considering a congressional run in Arizona, sources tell the Washington Examiner. Cho, the former associate director for the White House's Office of Public Engagement, has been taking calls encouraging him to run in Arizona since Democratic...
By Michael Barone | 02/28/14 03:55 PM
February marked the fifth anniversary of the reemergence of the label "Tea Party" in American politics. It was in February 2009 that Rick Santelli delivered his famous rant on CNBC, and a few days later, a group calling itself theTea Party Patriots was organized.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/01/14 08:57 PM
As Kelly Ayotte prepared for her first campaign speech, as a candidate for Senate in 2009, she was nervous, but not about her message. “I’m worried about my voice thing,” she confided to an aide, pausing during a run-through. “My voice tends to do this cracking sound.” “"I call...
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:28 PM
Organizing for Action, a group formed to back President Obama's agenda, has fired one of its fundraisers and acknowledged falling short of its standards as questions were raised Friday about whether the group solicited donations in exchange for access to Obama or White House officials.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:21 PM
President Obama will travel to Houston in April to raise money for House and Senate candidates.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:17 PM
It took barely a year in Congress for Democrat Gloria Negrete McLeod to decide that she could do more for her California constituents by serving in county government.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:10 PM
Six years into his presidency, President Obama is sending Congress a budget that for once does not herald a partisan legislative showdown.
By Joel Gehrke | 02/28/14 03:38 PM
With conservative and liberal activists critical of the Internal Revenue Service regulations for nonprofit groups, the spotlight is shifting to new IRS commissioner John Koskinen, who is under pressure not to finalize regulations that would circumscribe the political activity of groups such as...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/28/14 02:17 PM
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is facing Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis in the state's gubernatorial race, denounced a local Democratic Party official who reportedly described Abbott's wife as a "prop" for Hispanic outreach. "It's deeply offensive that a Democrat elected official...
By Emily Wagster Pettus | 02/28/14 02:16 PM
Travis Childers, a conservative Democrat who served just over two years in Congress before being defeated as Republicans grabbed the House majority in 2010, said Friday that he's running for the U.S. Senate in Mississippi this year.
By Rebecca Berg | 02/28/14 01:54 PM
LOUISVILLE -- When Alison Lundergan Grimes introduced former President Bill Clinton to a crowd of 1,200 Democrats at a recent event in Kentucky, she described him effusively as “a friend, a mentor, an adviser.” As Grimes looks to energize Democrats in her Senate campaign, Clinton is...
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 02/28/14 12:51 PM
Vice President Joe Biden said that Hillary Clinton's 2016 plans would not affect his own decision on whether to run for the presidency. “Whether she runs or not will not affect my decision,” Biden said during an interview on ABC's daytime talk show “The View.” “It’s as likely I...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/28/14 12:47 PM
Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie will receive a major fundraising boost next month from former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who will host dual events on Gillespie's behalf in New York City. Romney will headline a reception March 25 at Essex House, a hotel adjacent to Central...
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